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Burnley
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay here . The spa is worth a visit lovely little pool . The staff were really helpful and we wanted for nothing . A little gem of a place in historic knaresborough . The food is excellent with proficient service Would definitely return .

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Thank Linda A
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two night midweek break in November. Hotel is excellent location just a 5 to 10 minute walk from everything Knaresborough has to offer - Wednesday is market day so does get busy. Hotel is very clean and well managed. Rooms are very good - we were upgraded to a bigger room with 6ft bed which was appreciated. Public areas of... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friend stayed here over night, staff were great and very helpful, we had a meal there too which was lovely, the bar area is relaxing. Our twin room was very clean and tidy. The area is good and the hotel is only a short walk to mother shibdens cave.

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Thank YummyBee
Yorkshire
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (a large family gathering) stayed here recently and we were all so impressed we are seriously thinking about returning next year. for our annual get together. Upon our arrival we were not surprised to be informed our room wasn't ready. We were three hours early. No problem whatsoever. The lovely receptionist showed us where our luggage could be left... More 

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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and were very impressed with the food - especially the breakfasts. They were cooked to order even including the toast with the result that everything was fresh and hot. Staff were very welcoming and helpful - nothing seemed too much trouble for them. Out only small gripe was the water pressure on... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked in for one night midweek as a treat for the wifes birthday .The check in was quick and efficient,we was in room 25 upstairs just before you go through to the spa .The room was clean & tidy and a nice size .The breakfast was amazing ,we had the full english ,with as much tea & coffee you could... More 

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Thank richard o
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Where do we start! Greeted by the nicest hotel receptionist ever! Alison 😀 very friendly, helpful, smiley and lovely. The effort she put in with our 5 year old daughter Maddie was outstanding from the minute we walked in to when we left, Maddie adored her! Kerry and Jonathon were superb hosts nothing was too much trouble the whole team... More 

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Lincolnshire, UK
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39 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The core of the hotel is the old manor house and this has been extended to accommodate newer rooms. Our room was in the old building and was lovely and had lots of character with low wooden beams and a creaky floor. The room was large with a large bathroom and all the usual amenities. The slight downside was the... More 

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Thank WGreen74
Halifax, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Hotel on main road but had no problems with traffic noise, plenty of parking at the hotel. Room large and clean. Food excellent, nice small bar and large lounge you can take your drinks into. Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room area clean did say in hotel info should get gown and slipper all we got was a towel each... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate > Knaresborough
Price Range: $130 - $224 (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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“we liked the old rooms with the uneven floor and wooden beams”
 of 5 bubbles WGreen74, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Avoid rooms at the front of the main building which are noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles WynG987, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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