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Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Holdsworth, Halifax HX2 9TG, England
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Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at this hotel to be greeted curtly by the words "checking in?". No mention of a "good evening" or the like, and no subsequent offer of luggage assistance or newspapers. Our room, priced at 145 pounds was small and dated, with difficult to use wardrobe (fixed hangers facing you, at high level) and a tiny bathroom with no... More

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HoldsworthHouse, General Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Cwmbran2, Thank you for taking the time to review Holdsworth House, I am sorry that you felt the room you were allocated did not meet your expectations. We are constantly pushing both our product and service with regular investment, so I really do appreciate your feedback as it helps us tailor our offering for future guests. We do pride... More

Mirfield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my Husband and I are totally thankful to the staff at Holdsworth House for organising the wedding of my dreams. Everything from start to finish was amazing. The food was to die for (totally recommend the pork rillette and Apple crumble), Tracey was fantastic and knew what she was doing. Clarie and Zoe where at the end of the... More

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Lauren B and many congratulations on your marriage. We are delighted to have played a party by hosting your special day. We hope you'll return for more fabulous food before your anniversary. Keep an eye on our website for the best direct deals holdsworthhouse.co.uk. Best wishes from the team at Holdsworth House. More

Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this 2 night stay for our 20th wedding anniversary 'treat'. We arrived and thought the hotel looked lovely from the outside. Check In was pretty seamless and then we went to our room upstairs. The corridor leading to our room looked a bit dated and we were also expecting the 'wow' factor on entering our room but were... More

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HoldsworthHouse, General Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Susanne J, Thank you for taking the time to review the Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant. I am sorry that you felt that the hotel did not meet your expectations of a four star property, we are independently accessed for our four stars on a regular basis, however as a Management Team we openly welcome feedback from our guests... More

Derby, UK
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
41 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably like many others, we booked a visit to the Holdsworth House Hotel after seeing it featured on the Last Tango TV series and stayed for two nights on a Friday & Saturday to celebrate my birthday. Unfortunately, there was a wedding on for each of the two days which meant that on arrival we had difficulty parking the car... More

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HoldsworthHouse, General Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear AlanandSally, Firstly may I thank you for taking the time to review Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant, I can see you have put a great deal of effort in to feeding back constructively to us. We are always looking for ways to deliver a better product and service, and such feedback helps us to improve these areas for the... More

Doncaster
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a 'surprise' "Last Tango in Halifax" package for my wife's birthday. The car park is nice and big but it does bring you in on the 'not so pretty side' of the hotel. Don't be put off by this though because inside the hotel is deligthful. Check-in was nice and easy & pleasant. We were asked what time... More

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DonnyTripper thank you for booking your Last Tango break at Holdsworth House, we are pleased that you found our historic hotel to your liking. As you suggest with a listed building it is very hard to change the layout into something ultra modern, nor would we (and the majority of our guests) want to. We shall continue to investigate... More

Holmfirth
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Holdsworth House Hotel for afternoon tea as a birthday treat for my mum. The tea and cakes were tasty and very nicely displayed, and the ambience of the dining area was lovely with views over the garden (we were very lucky that it was a gorgeous sunny Spring afternoon). However the best thing about the place was the... More

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kate V thank you for choosing Holdsworth House for your afternoon tea experience. We are delighted that you found the surroundings and ambience pleasant. Our team is so happy to have made you feel welcome and your comments will be passed on to each member of staff. More

Northampton UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Booked on an Amazon voucher, two nights, breakfast each day, £50 off dinner, and cream tea on arrival. Arrived late afternoon, and had a quick, friendly, helpful and easy check in. Stayed in room 7, which was spacious, comfortable, spotlessly clean, and not far from reception. Went down to the restaurant for the cream tea, which was delicious. After returning... More

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear scorpiocat thank you for sharing your experience with others. Our team is delighted to have made such an impression on you as everyone works so hard to make every guest feel special. We do hope you will return again for more of the same! More

Boston Spa, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came here for a treat one Saturday night as he was on a Dean Clough cookery course nearby. For the room rate of £145 I was expecting it to be five star luxury. We stay at lots of nice hotels. We might treat ourselves once every couple of months to a nice Malmaison or Hotel du... More

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HoldsworthHouse, General Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Melissa2311, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of Holdsworth House Hotel at the beginning of March. Primarily may I say how sorry I was you did not enjoy your stay and that you felt our rooms did not meet your expectations. We take all your feedback on board and will look to enhance our offering... More

March, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The hotel and restaurant are excellent in every way, the menu was amazing. If you want a romantic break or as we did invite family and or friends to join you for dinner it is a must. There is no need to book a restaurant in town. The staff are extremely helpful.

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Beachtime_12 thank you for booking your event at Holdsworth House and for your kind words. We are delighted to have been your host and hope that you and your family will return again. More

Sale, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Just got home having had lunch, together with seven other people, at this lovely hotel. We had the Host a Roast lunch in a private room - the De Aldworth room -where a log fire had been lit. The 3 course meal was delicious and the staff very attentive.

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HoldsworthHouse, Public Relations Manager at Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Michael E for coming to Holdsworth House for a special meal and for sharing your experience here. We appreciate it. Hope to see you again. The team at Holdsworth House. More

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Additional Information about Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant

Also Known As:
Holdsworth House Hotel And Restaurant
Holdsworth Hotel Halifax
Address: Holdsworth, Halifax HX2 9TG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Halifax
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Halifax
#3 Business Hotel in Halifax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Holdsworth House Hotel & Restaurant 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Halifax's only four-star hotel is now listed in the 2013 Michelin Guide along with the country's elite hotels & restaurants. Holdsworth House is a beautiful Jacobean manor built in 1633, which has been owned and run by the Pearson family for 50 years. The manor stands in stunning, secluded gardens and is just three miles north of Halifax. It feels a world apart from the bustle of everyday life and is a perfect choice for accommodation, weddings and conferences. In this beautiful old house you'll find open fires, cosy lounges, fine antiques and tapestries that create a sense of history and comfort. The 39 charming bedrooms are all ensuite and have all been individually furnished. Dinner is served by candlelight in the 17th Century, oak-paneled 2 AA Rosette-winning restaurant whilst the Long Bar has a simpler brasserie style menu. ... more   less 
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