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Dowgill House

5 - 7 Bondgate, Otley LS21 3AB , England
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Dowgill House
Ranked #1 of 4 Otley B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous stay at Dowgill House. We were in Otley to see our favourite duo Hue and Cry. We hit on a lovely sunny day and walking round Otley and visiting its great pubs was a pleasure. Dowgill house is in a truly great location and is a very lovely property. Helen and Tim were great hosts, very... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Dowgill House purely because of the connection to my family name.. and as a centre for a visit to our ancestral heartland, we couldn't have been more pleased, the welcome was extremely warm, The Wilkinson's were very accommodating. The room we had (No 3) was extremely comfortable and clean, It overlooked the front of the property and road... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Nice old building, but in the middle of Otley and next to a supermarket so outlook is not fantastic. Inside, building is old and quaint. Owners have made a good job of converting and upgrading rooms, but it's an old building, so be prepared for uneven floors etc. Service is very good, owners very helpful.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

stayed december 2013 excellent location in otley you can park car up and are within easy reach of shops places to eat etc if you dont want to drive local transport to larger town of Harrogate etc Dowgill is lovely excellent room space (stayed in room 1) slept well first night which i dont normally excellent hosts breakfast is well... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Lovely building, very clean and beautifully decorated. We were going out in Otley for the night and this B&B was literally a few hundred yards from where we were going. Comfy bed, good breakfast, would use again!

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I stayed for a Wednesday night as I had business meeting the following morning. The guest house is just beautiful, tastefully blended modern touches with original old world charm. My bedroom was at the front, but extremely quiet, and was the perfect temperature. Tea and (decent) coffee making facilities, as well as lovely chocolate bars! My bed afforded me optimum... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We booked all four rooms out for my partners 40th Birthday. All members of our party thoroughly enjoyed their stay and would highly recommend it. The hosts Tim and Helen were very friendly and helpful. My partner was very touched with his bottle of beer he was given as a birthday gift from them. We stayed in room 1 which... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Stayed one night for a meeting with old friends near Harrogate. Room very clean, well appointed, comfortable and quiet (room 2). Supplied with ample tea, coffee, biscuits, toiletries etc.. Good breakfast with plenty of choice and locally sourced food.

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Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed at Dowgill for the first time after finding it on the internet. What a lovely couple Helen and Tim are. They make you feel welcome from the start. We were shown to our room which was lovely, nice sized bathroom and both were lovely and clean. The breakfast service was excellent and Tim plays an excellent front of house.... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed at Dowgill House, there are very few places to stay in Otley. Parking available at the front just off road but you have to bump your car up the kerb. Stayed in Room 3 which was a decent size bedroom with a small bathroom, cleanliness could not be faulted. However the 'dressing table' is not very good for the... More

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Dowgill, Owner at Dowgill House, responded to this review

We were very sorry and somewhat surprised to hear that you were so unhappy with your stay, but after reading your other reports to TripAdvisor we see that the nights sleep we lost worrying was needless. Out of your 8 reviews nowhere that you have stayed have you found any better than 'Average'. Complaining retrospectively once having checked out is... More

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Additional Information about Dowgill House

Also Known As:
Dowgill House Otley, Yorkshire
Address: 5 - 7 Bondgate, Otley LS21 3AB , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Otley
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Otley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dowgill House welcomes recreational visitors to Wharfedale and business travelers alike. Our Georgian Grade II town house, dating back to 1753, is situated in the heart of the market town of Otley. Sympathetically renovated between March and November 2008 and retaining many of the original features and charm of its long history, Dowgill House offers quality individually designed and furnished en-suite accommodation.Our comfortable guest lounge is located on the ground floor for you to relax in. Free Wifi internet connection available on request. We have four car parking spaces, allocated on a first come first served basis, and there is plenty of public parking nearby. ... more   less 

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