The Frenchgate

59-61 FrenchgateDL10 7AERichmondUnited Kingdom
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About The Frenchgate

The Frenchgate Restaurant and Hotel offers twin and double lodging as well as a bridal suite in the centre of Richmond, Yorkshire. The Edwardian townhouse is just a ten-minute walk from Richmond Castle and 500 metres from the Georgian Theatre Royal as well as shops and restaurants.

Every en-suite room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, telephone and radio. The bathrooms are stocked with free toiletries and a hair dryer.

Room service, packed lunches and express check-out are just a few of the many amenities offered on site. There is also a terrace and free parking. Meeting and banquet facilities are also available. Hotel staff are fluent in multiple Slavic languages as well as English.

The hotel serves breakfast in the room. It also has an a la carte, formal restaurant and a snack bar.

The hotel is less than five kilometres from the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


59-61 Frenchgate, DL10 7AE, Richmond, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(174)8822087 | Fax: +44(174)8902622 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

A wonderful welcome.

Guests highly complimented the professional customer service, starting with the friendly welcome they received at check-in. Many felt that staying here was a vital part of the recipe for the perfect getaway weekend. There are many repeat customers.

Modern and stylish rooms.

Guests loved the individually decorated rooms and the stand-alone cottage, which many described as chic and stylish if not wonderfully modern. The facility includes underfloor heating in the bathrooms. Many female guests also noted that the electric socke

Terrific location.

Many guests used the hotel as a base when exploring the area. Many guests also loved the pretty street on which the hotel is located and noted that the hotel is also close to other good restaurants, shops and the centre of town.

Negative Reviews

The rooms are very dark.

Many guests felt that their rooms had too little natural light. That said, it is clear that guest experience depended on both personal taste and the rooms in which they stayed. Guests who experienced the bridal suite could not say enough wonderful things

Wi-Fi isn’t great.

Some guests experienced problems with the strength of Wi-Fi both in their rooms and in the public spaces.

The drinks and food are a bit pricey.

More than a few guests felt that the drinks were lovely, but overpriced. Several complained that the set-course dinner was too expensive. That said, many others thought it was not cheap but worth the price.

Rating Overview

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8.8 out of 10 based on 162 reviews