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BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa

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leeds
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If I could give this hotel more than 5 I would. We had a over night stay spa break with a group of 10 friends for a friend birthday the hotel, food, spa and staff was all amazing they couldn't do enough for us the food was beautiful and the spa and room was lovely it was definitely worth the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic deal bought in group on and this did not disappoint. On arrival we found that there is lovely cafe and we were offered hot drinks on arrival . We spent a few hours in the gym - not massive but everything you need ! Changing rooms again not massive but fine for what you need . We had robes... More 

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Thank Beth1506
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, friendly helpful staff. excellent public rooms - bar, lounge, outside terrace/garden and superb restaurant "Storm". Plenty of parking, easy walk into town, beautiful riverside walks. Good rail/bus links to local towns (Leeds, Harrogete, York). Disappointing bedrooms in annex - small, dark & dated but clean.

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northern england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The spa is average and the facilities look jaded. Staff are friendly. Basics are minimal eg only 1 towel per customer - to use for swimming and showering, items not replenished in changing rooms - bags for swimming clothes etc. The ' fire and ice' experience was disappointing as I thought it would be more than a sauna/ steam room... More 

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Thank 766betty
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely stay at this hotel.Booking in was quick reception staff very friendly.Our room was great-very clean bathroom lovely and clean.Used the spa which I have to say is great.We go to a lot of spa hotels and sometimes the spa part of the experience isn't great but in this instance its a real treat-very clean and super relaxing.Had... More 

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Thank mooney3h
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although charming from the outside, the interior leaves a bit to be desired. The public areas are not too bad but the rooms are old and in need of an upgrade. Some rooms had modernised bathroom facilities but not all. Cleanliness of the rooms left a lot to be desired. Upon our arrival we found biscuit crumbs on the floor... More 

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Thank Jeffery C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Originally having planned a trip to Harrogate, I'm so glad that we chose to stay in Knaresborough instead as it's a much more picturesque and old fashioned town than Harrogate. The hotel was beautifully decorated, facilities were fabulous, and staff were super friendly and relaxed. Particularly a lady on reception who told us she was previously known as "Jellybean". I... More 

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Thank Janeyw007
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, friendly staff......bit of an error with our booking as we had booked for myself, my husband and our 16 yr old son who is 6ft tall and on arrival we had been given a room with three beds normally this would be fine however the third bed was a fold up bed only suitable for a small child......we... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with exceptionally friendly staff.Nice Yorkshire folk.Super breakfast,Leisure facilities really good(Gym looked a bit too energetic for me) Will return when we need our batteries recharging

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York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel are very friendly and the food was really very good, however the hotel room massively let this place down. I had possibly the worst nights sleep I'd had all year, mainly down to the fact the room was like a sauna. Now I've slept in hot hotel rooms but never have I laid awake all... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel is as full of character as it is convenience, when you're not enjoying a good nights sleep, you can relax in our recently refurbished Imagine Health & Spa with a swim, treatment or work out.You'll not only enjoy the sights and sounds of the traditional market town of Knaresborough, but also the opportunity to take in beautiful river walks and historical landmarks such as Mother Shiptons Cave and the Castle ruins ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa

Address: Bond End, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 9AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate > Knaresborough
Price Range: $106 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Best Western Knaresborough
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