The Lister Arms

MalhamBD23 4DBSkiptonUnited Kingdom
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About The Lister Arms

The Lister Arms is housed in an 18th-century inn located in the village of Malham in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The individually-designed rooms at The Lister Arms are en-suite with complimentary toiletries, TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities.  Many rooms enjoy views over either the village green or the National Park.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. There is free parking on-site and an outdoor seating area.

A buffet selection is served at breakfast time, as well as a choice of cooked options including a full-Yorkshire breakfast made with local produce. The pub offers traditional home-cooked meals during the day and evening, along with a range of cask ales.

Located at the bottom of Malham Cove, a natural limestone cliff, visitors can enjoy the open spaces of the stunning Yorkshire Dales. Nearby is Janet’s Foss, a waterfall and beauty spot, and the traditional market town of Skipton.


Malham, BD23 4DB, Skipton, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1729830444 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Highly-rated food.

Guests rate meals at The Lister Arms highly. There is a good variety of cold items available at breakfast time for example, while the cooked breakfast is considered tasty and well made. There is a good choice of meals available in the pub throughout the d

Ideal location for enjoying the outdoors.

The Lister Arms is set in a peaceful location from which guests enjoy being able to explore the Yorkshire Dales. This could be taking walks or bike rides around the local area, or it might be visiting the nearby market towns of Ilkley and Skipton.

Comfortable place to stay.

Rooms at The Lister Arms are reported as being modern, clean and comfortable. Guests are generally pleased with the facilities, including treats of biscuits to accompany the tea and coffee available in the rooms. Downstairs, the bar has a warm and welcomi

Negative Reviews

Poor Wi-Fi connection in some rooms.

The Wi-Fi does not connect in every bedroom and so some guests found that they were unable to use it there. On the plus side, the Wi-Fi does work in the public areas downstairs.

Guests dogs are a disturbance for some.

The Lister Arms is a dog-friendly hotel, and this does not suit all guests. Some guests find that they can hear dogs barking in adjoining guest rooms, while others report an off-putting smell of dogs throughout the hotel. Others still have been unhappy do

Bathrooms on the small side.

Some guests find the bathrooms to be on the small side, with the cramped space not leaving much space to manouevre when they are getting dried.

Rating Overview

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9.4 out of 10 based on 191 reviews