Award-winning 96 bedroom waterfront Hotel, located on the banks of the Leeds Liverpool Canal in Skipton, the gateway to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Ideal for conferences or for your family break. Perfect for Weddings, team building and celebrations with event space flexible for your requirements up to 300 guests. Relax during your stay in our indoor pool and whirlpool spa.

Ideally located to explore towns and cities such as Harrogate, York & Leeds or enjoy the beautiful landscapes such Yorkshire Dales, Yorkshire Moors by foot, bike or car. Why not visit historical buildings such as Fountains Abbey, Bolton Abbey, or jump aboard a steam train on the numerous heritage lines that are close to the Hotel. Don’t forget that we’re pet friendly (by arrangement), so you won’t have to be separated from your four-legged pals whilst you explore this beautiful area.

The Rendezvous Hotel is a Skipton legend, located on the outskirts of town. It has a fantastic conservatory restaurant with canal views (make sure to book early for a window seat), as well as a leisure club with a pool, steam rooms and saunas.

With 96 bedrooms spread across five floors, we can offer a wide choice of large, spacious double, twin and family rooms, together with suites and studios. Many of our rooms look out over the picturesque Leeds Liverpool Canal to the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales beyond. There’s lift access to all floors, although we do have a small number of rooms that require guests to use stairs. We also have a designated accessible bedroom for disabled guests. If you have specific accessibility needs, please mention this to our team when you make an enquiry or booking.

Explore the Yorkshire Dales on Foot and by Bike, Car and Bus with plenty on complimentary onsite car parking, a electric car charging point and even secure bike storage we are your ideal base.

Dine in our stylish, contemporary conservatory restaurant, or relax in the informal surroundings of our spacious lounges.

Our restaurant looks out onto the Leeds Liverpool Canal with sweeping panoramic views of the hills of the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy delicious, locally sourced, straightforward, honest-to-goodness food, as you watch canal boats and pleasure craft gently gliding by.


There can be few hotels in the country with their own cycling charter, – the Rendezvous, overlooking the Leeds & Liverpool Canal around a mile outside of Skipton, is one of them. The charter outlines all the ways the hotel makes things easier for cyclists to visit, from the way they are treated when they make an enquiry, to the moment they leave the property.


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