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Hotel The Lister Arms (Skipton, United Kingdom)

Hotel The Lister Arms (Skipton, United Kingdom)

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.

Top amenities

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

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 734  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(9.6/10)
  • LocationExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.1 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.9 / 10)

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.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Parking
  4. Pets allowed
  5. Hotel bar
  6. Non-smoking rooms
  7. Restaurant
  8. WiFi in public areas
  9. Room service
  10. Free WiFi (public areas)
  11. Free WiFi
  12. Breakfast
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Central heating
  4. Electric kettle
  5. Desk
  6. Sitting area
  7. WiFi
  8. Free WiFi (rooms)
  9. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Hiking trail
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


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

Frequently Asked Questions about The Lister Arms

  • Is there a pool area at The Lister Arms?

    No, The Lister Arms doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Lister Arms?

    Yes, The Lister Arms has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Lister Arms?

    Yes, The Lister Arms provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Lister Arms?

    Check-in at The Lister Arms is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Lister Arms located?

    The Lister Arms is located in Malham, BD23 4DB, Skipton, United Kingdom.