Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa - Knaresborough

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Bond End, Knaresborough, United Kingdom, HG5 9AL  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa - Knaresborough

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa is a 3-star property offering a sun terrace, barbeque and an indoor swimming pool in the center of Knaresborough. The hotel opened its doors in 1700 and was remodeled in 2004.

Major Knaresborough sights, such as The Web Adventure Park, Water World and Harrogate International Centre are located nearby. Guests will find Knaresborough city center within 10-minute walk from the property.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and bars.

Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Leeds/bradford airport.

Rooms

All 31 non-smoking guestrooms feature modern facilities. All bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests will taste fine cuisine in the cozy on-site restaurant. A variety of tea and coffee is offered in the garden bar.

Services

The hotel provides a baggage storage, an elevator and free parking along with a copy machine and a meeting room to fit the needs of all guests.

Relax

Guests can benefit from Turkish steam bath and reflex massage at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's menu
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 100 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Bond End, Knaresborough, United Kingdom, HG5 9AL

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City Center
  • Knaresborough
    400 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    5.1km
Restaurants
  • Dower House Hotel Restaurant
    50 m
  • Riverview Chinese Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
    100 m
Parks
  • Mother Shipton's Cave and The Petrifying Well
    320 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 12m2
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa - Knaresborough Knaresborough location
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    Hotel Address:

    Bond End, Knaresborough, United Kingdom, HG5 9AL

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Knaresborough
      400 m
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      5.1km
    Restaurants
    • Dower House Hotel Restaurant
      50 m
    • Riverview Chinese Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
      100 m
    Parks
    • Mother Shipton's Cave and The Petrifying Well
      320 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      31

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Number Nineteen - 100 m
    • Northen Galleries - 500 m
    • Art Apartment @ The Mill - 500 m

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 300 m

    Places of interest

    • Mother Shipton's Cave Ltd - 600 m
    • Knaresborough Conservative Club - 700 m
    • Masonic Hall - 700 m

    Historical sites

    • Knaresborough Castle - 500 m

    Local Attractions

    • Stockeld Park - 8.4km
      A661 between Harrogate and Leeds, Wetherby
    • The British Library - 14.2km
      Thorpe Arch Park, Wetherby
    • Stump Cross Caverns - 9.5km
      Greenhow Hill, Pateley Bridge
    • Otley Courthouse Arts Centre - 18.5km
      Courthouse Street, Otley

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Mother Shipton's Cave and The Petrifying Well - 320 m
      Prophecy Lodge, High Bridge, Harrogate

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Dower House Hotel Restaurant - 50 m

        Address: Bond End
        Phone: 44 1423 863302

        62% likes this, based on 18 reviews

      • Carriages - 300 m

        Address: 89 High Street
        Phone: +44 (0)1423 867041

        82% likes this, based on 181 reviews
        Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 46

      • Tiger Inn - 440 m

        Address: High Street
        Phone: 01423 863632

        72% likes this, based on 180 reviews
        Cuisine: British
        Price Range: GBP 15 - GBP 35

      • Riverview Chinese Restaurant - 100 m

        Address: 52 Bond End
        Phone: 01423868090

        77% likes this, based on 68 reviews
        Cuisine: Chinese

      • The Mitre - 280 m

        Address: 4 Station Road
        Phone: 01423 868 948

        71% likes this, based on 76 reviews
        Cuisine: European

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        31
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      Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        4.6

        Good location with easy access to Harrogate.

        Our accommodation was dated,the decor was tired,there were no curtains and one of the venetian blinds was broken.Being above the kitchen there was intrusive noise both early in the morning and late at night. Breakfast was very ordinary,in particular, the continental choice was limited.Staff with the exception of the receptionist were lacklustre and housekeeping was atrocious. All in all very poor value for money.

      • Single
        6.6

        Hotel is in ideal spot for visiting the sights around Knaresborough.

        Part of the hotel is in need of up dating. First offered a superior room in older part of hotel. very disappointing then moved to newer part of hotel this was far better.

      • Couple
        5.0

        Good location, good spa facilities.

        Room needed total refurbishment. Wallpaper & paint peeling off, shabby furnishings, old & dirty bathroom suite.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The Spa was a lovely space to chill out in, The breakfast was very tasty and the staff friendly

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Friendly and professional hotel.

        Decorators appear to be busy on each of our occasional visits.....no problem though !

      • Older travelers
        5.4

        Breakfast

        We were in the older part of the hotel room booked was a superior - very dissapointed, shabby & old fashioned. With a double bed with foot bar (husband 6'4'')

      • Family with children
        5.0

        The location was very convenient for Harrogate and Mother Shipton's cave. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Wonderful swimming, sauna and steam room in Spa.

        Two of our three bedrooms were awful. Eighties bathroom, tiles, shower and fittings. No heating when we arrived in the snow. Room not properly cleaned and bedcover just pulled up rather than made. No light bulb in bedside light (asked for it to be replaced).Blind broken.Bed oid.

      • Single
        7.8

        Front desk staff very helpful. Spa facilities excellent. Food good. Bar service friendly. Location good.

        Some of restaurant staff were slow and showed little interest in customers, Lacked any enthusiasm for their job.

      • Family with children
        5.0

        Large Beds, English breakfast was well cooked

        Not as we imagined from the pictures!| Our room was far from 'superior' We had to swap rooms as the first one we were given smelt badly of smoke although staff were helpfull at relocating us as we had to move the extra bed, Our employees room we had booked had a toilet that would not flush, Breakfast service was very slow. Rates did not reflect the room standard.

      • Single
        2.8

        absolutely nothing!

        my room - with scolding hot water floorboards that squeek from neighbouring rooms.dirty fllor and bathroom especially needs updating.

      • Group of friends
        6.2

        Could be a fantastic hotel - excellent location. Rooms in dire need of modernisation. Staff very friendly and helpful.

        Thought £130 was a lot to pay considering rooms very old and in need of update.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Dinner was nice, also it was good to have a workout room with lots of equipment. Room was spacious. Bed was OK.

        Pillows were nasty little thin things, and throw pillows were old. Window had no screen, so bugs could fly in when the window was open.

      • Older travelers
        2.8

        Nothing

        Room was very poor. Looked like it hadn't been properly cleaned in years. The brown nylon duvet covers were the poorest I've ever seen in a hotel old, worn and stained. It was raining in the morning outside and we new this as there was water dripping through the roof in the hall outside our room door.

      • Single
        8.2

        - The gym/spa facilities are very good - In a fantastic location within walking distance of the town

        - Internet connection in the room was very poor - probably due to the rural location of the hotel, but connection was better in the reception area.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa - Knaresborough Knaresborough location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Bond End, Knaresborough, United Kingdom, HG5 9AL

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Knaresborough
        400 m
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        5.1km
      Restaurants
      • Dower House Hotel Restaurant
        50 m
      • Riverview Chinese Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
        100 m
      Parks
      • Mother Shipton's Cave and The Petrifying Well
        320 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        31