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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Booked as a last minute night away through the twixmas period it would be difficult to fault this hotel. Friendly and attentive staff all seemed to genuinely care about the guests. The spa located next to the hotel had a great sauna and steam room together with a jacuzzi and small pool, ideal after a winter day out walking in...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at this special time of the year. Knaresborough is beautiful in the winter time and especially when you get to come home to our roaring log fires. Remember where we are next year. Best wishes, Jonathan

United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a 4 day Christmas break this year. Suggested by the tourist information centre in Ripon and delighted by that suggestion. We were welcomed by pleasant reception staff and invited to try the mulled wine and minced pies. Our room was in the older part of the hotel and was warm, cheerful and characterful. We found the food to be...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about the hotel and the team. I am delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas with us. Thank you for being such great company and we hope to see you again next year. I will have a Hot Toddy waiting for you! Best wishes, Jonathan

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

What a lovely treat for me and my sister. we where greeted with frendley staff they showed us round made us feel at home. the spar was lovely x clean x warm had a lovely hot chocolate with home made shortbread followed by a half hr deep back Massarge the girls where lovely I can recommend this place to everyone...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time in Imagine Spa. I will pass on your thanks to the team and we hope to see you both again soon. Best wishes, Jonathan

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great food and location for a party night but the Dj was atrocious Staff attentive and the food great but the Dj and music was terrible Played his own music oblivious to the guests and when the dance floor emptied didn't react by trying to address the problem and wasn't prepared to play requests it seems Shame for the only...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food and that the staff looked after you so well, but it is disappointing to read that you did not enjoy the music. Please do not let this deter you from returning in the future as we take great pride in our party nights and hate to disappoint....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

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Liverpool, Merseyside
Reviewed 7 December 2016

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Burnley
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

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Yorkshire
Reviewed 9 November 2016

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: £85 - £138 (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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“If you got good hearing avoid room above the pool, perfect for gym and pool, but you can hear the filter system at nights.”
 of 5 bubbles N4504IVpaulg, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check the ceilings and beams -in some rooms these are very low !”
 of 5 bubbles 82carolem, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not the best if Xmas party nights”
 of 5 bubbles Yorkshiremanpete, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want quiet ask for a room not near the road. We had room 4 which was a bit noisy. Didn't spoil our stay though”
 of 5 bubbles MrGraham421, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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