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The Yorkshire Hotel
Ranked #20 of 30 Hotels in Harrogate
Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“Great location for a short stay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

We stayed here for one night on a special deal: dinner, bed and breakfast, with a bottle of wine with dinner. This was excellent value and the food was very good, both at dinner and the buffet breakfast (one of the best buffet cooked breakfasts we have had anywhere). The location could not be better, our third floor room was on the corner, looking out over the Stray and the war memorial. However, it was bitterly cold and windy, the windows were drafty and rattled, though the thick curtains helped at night. We came back from town at 5.30 pm to have a drink and didn't realise the bar was at the back, through the hotel restaurant. We thought it overlooked the Stray at the front, but nobody was in there, probably because of the cold draft blowing through. Husband went to investigate and found the maitre de in the restaurant who was very unwelcoming and he denied that there was an offer of 2 for 1 cocktails at that time of day. He said they used to do it but had stopped. In fact, there were signs in the lift and the toilets about the cocktail offer, and once through to the bar at the back, we were indeed served two excellent champagne cocktails for the price of one! The maitre de was much nicer and friendlier later on when we presented for dinner and he realised we were hotel guests. We felt the staff could generally have been a bit warmer. As other reviewers have said, the rooms could do with an update. Secondary double glazing would be good and the seating area overlooking the Stray should be made cosy and welcoming as that would be a much nicer place to sit with a coffee or a glass of wine than the bar at the back, which has no view and really caters for a much younger crowd than ourselves. This hotel could be so much better.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us. It brings great pleasure to read such positive comments about our food. I do apologize that you felt our team could have been a little friendlier. I can assure you that all heads of departments have had your comments passed on to them and they will be working to ensure all our guests receive a consistent high level of customer service.
We really do appreciate all guest feedback either positive or negative as without it we are unable to find ways of improving the standards and services we offer. I am happy to say that we are currently working on making the most of the seating area at the front to take advantage of our stray side position.
Please come back soon and see what we’ve done it would be lovely to see you again.

Chris Dobson
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Halifax, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

we arrived early friday evening, to a lovely warm welcome from the reception team, and this followed on for the rest of our stay. included in our price was a two course meal which was truly wonderful ........... wow compliments to the chefs and helpers my sea bass was amazing. a bottle of wine ( POSH ) one as well, and then of course our breakfast, this was the only slight downsize it was rather chaotic, lots of staff but no one seemed to be organised but on the whole after waiting for almost 10 mins to be seated we gave up waiting and just seated ourselves and then it was every man for himself not our idea of a good breakfast but once again the food won us over superb again thankyou. and finally our room was huge with a lovely view of Bettys of Harrogate very clean lots of little extras and very hot water always a bonus all in all a lovely friendly hotel. and we will return. well done to all of you.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you Mandy for such kind words and rave reviews of our food. We are really happy that on the whole you felt looked after by the team here at the Yorkshire.
I am sorry that you felt a little neglected during breakfast, I have passed your comments on to the Food & Beverage Manager who is making a few changes at breakfast to ensure all our guests receive the levels of service you felt from our reception team on arrival.
Please don’t wait too long to come back and see us all.

Chris Dobson
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

A pleasant hotel with attentive staff. Initially allocated a room which was dowdy, dull and overlooking a generator ....... not really what I had expected and not acceptable. I therefore requested a room change and this was arranged quickly. Was then allocated a corner room overlooking the street. View was lovely but hotel in need of a make-over as the traffic kept us awake from early morning due to there being single glazing windows. The draught from ill-fitting windows was really noticeable too and room quite cold during the night. Food was of good quality although portion size may be quite small for some. Think I'd wait until confirmation of a make-over before trying this hotel again. However, Harrogate is a lovely Yorkshire Town and I would hope to visit when modernised (although please retain the character of hotel as this is lovely)

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Jo C
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us. I was sorry to read that you were not satisfied with you bedroom but happy that we were able to rectify this for you as soon as it was brought to our attention. We do hope you come back and see us all at the Yorkshire soon; we do aim to make improvements but plan to get the charm and character that make the Yorkshire Hotel such a special place.
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

The location was perfect for the shops and bars of Harrogate and just over the road was the famous Betty's tearooms which had queues outside all day just to go in and have a cup of tea or coffee.we went in an hour and half before closing which was ideal.The Yorkshire Hotel has a great chef as the meals were lovely including breakfast.We were looked after very well in the restaurant.The double bedroom we were in was small but adequate for our two night stay,the bed was a bit lumpy and squeaky.the windows could do with a bit of soundproofing,as we were on the front we could hear all the traffic.A bit of modernising to some of the rooms and this hotel would be one of the best in Harrogate.We would stop here again.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank bitofalad
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you for recent review and your kind words towards our Chef. We are all very happy you felt so looked after during your stay with us.
We do know that some areas of the hotel are in need of a little modernization and we do aim to look at improving our bedrooms in the near future.
We do hope you come back soon to see us.

Chris Dobson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

My husband and I spent three nights here. we were there mainly for business but had decided to take extra time to have a bit of a break as well. When we arrived late on the Friday we were given a warm welcome by Kim on reception. She explained to us that there was a 21st birthday party going on in the function room on the fifth floor but that our room(503) was separated from it by fire doors so she hoped we wouldn't be bothered by it. we were assured that if we were another room would be allocated. we appreciated the warning but we heard next to nothing from the party.
Room 503 was very spacious with a decent sized bathroom. We had no complaints about it at all and the view over the town was nice. I found the room a little chilly but I am one of those people who feel the cold a lot and it was a very cold weekend. We had two heaters and also a heated towel rail so it was not too bad. The room was very clean throughout.
Breakfast was plentiful and there was a good selection. One minor improvement would be the provision of vegetarian sausages. These are very rarely offered in my experience but when they are I don't mind waiting the few minutes it takes to cook them. We ate dinner in the restaurant Saturday and Sunday and really enjoyed it. We are both vegetarian and found the choice of veggie meals very good. It is rare to be faced with three options , even rarer to find there is no sign of vegetarian lasagne. We had a nice bottle of wine with both meals.
We found all the staff to be friendly and helpful. The chap I assumed was the restaurant manager was particularly nice.

Public areas in the hotel are well appointed. The lift is very small and quite an experience but we never had to wait too long for it and only once had to walk down due to the number of people waiting.

I keep reading on here that the rooms are tired etc. Now, admittedly, the furniture might be a few years old but we found the whole place charming.It had a lovely ambiance and was very peaceful. I hope that any 'improvements' will not throw the baby out with the bath water as I would hate to return next year and find it totally changed in character

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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3 Thank JEBLLB
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you JEBLLB! I am pleased that you enjoyed you recent break especially as you felt looked after by all of our team.
I was very happy to read you found our evening menu provided a good selection of vegetarian options. Your comments in regard to the provision of vegetarian sausages have been passed on to our Food & Beverage Manager. However the breakfast menu is soon to be replaced and will reflect a much greater choice for our vegetarian guests.
We are really happy you aim to return in the future and I can assure you that although we do plan to make improvements to the hotel our intention is still to keep that historic charm and character. After all its makes us who we are.
We look forward to welcoming you back to The Yorkshire soon

Chris
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Lymm, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

I got a deal on Travelzoo for the hotel and fancied a night out in Harrogate. The hotel is in a great location within walking distance of the bars and restaurants. The food at the hotel was great with a good choice on the menu. We also got a bottle of wine as part of the deal and full English breakfast in the morning.
The only downside I would give is the bed was rock hard and very squeaky which meant I had a bad nights sleep. The bathroom could have also been a bit cleaner.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you for posting a review of your recent stay with us on this website. We are happy you enjoyed your meals with us and were able to take advantage of our location and enjoy a night out in Harrogate.
We know how important a good night’s sleep is and we are sorry that you were not able to achieve this. We do plan to make a few improvements and as part of this we will be looking at making a few changes to ensure all our guests receive a great night’s sleep.
I do hope you come back and visit us soon

Chris Dobson
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

Stayed here on 22 March 2014 as we were attending a wedding at The Crown further down the road. My husband and I had got married here in 1998 when it was The Imperial and I was under the impression they had refurbished the hotel. However, not our room. The bathroom was very nice but the remainder of the room very dilapidated and in dire need of modernising. Old wooden tables and drawers with "flaking" veneers! The tea and coffee facilities also were not very good - no Nescafe, Maxwell House or even Douwe Egberts. Some unknown brand which was bland and awful. I would not stay there again and was definitely not worth the £96 we paid. This was not full price either! It included a breakfast but so it should at the price.

Room Tip: Probably a lower floor - ours was third floor.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank linzilou2
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yorkshiregm, General Manager at The Yorkshire Hotel, responded to this review, 5 May 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay at the Yorkshire Hotel. The whole team here are really sorry to read about the way you feel about your recent visit. The hotel was modernized back when it changed to The Yorkshire and we fully appreciate it is in need of a little tlc. Having just taken over from the previous management company we do plan to begin improving the bedrooms. As part of this overhaul we are looking at all aspects of the guest experience and aim to make little changes where necessary, including the bedroom tea and coffee facilities.
We do hope you give us another chance to show you just how enjoyable a stay at the Yorkshire Hotel can be. Please call me personally when you want to come back. I hope to hear from you soon

Chris Dobson
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Property: The Yorkshire Hotel
Address: Prospect Place, Harrogate HG1 1LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 30 Hotels in Harrogate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — The Yorkshire Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Yorkshire is perfectly situated in the heart of Harrogate, with everything you need being within walking distance, opposite Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms. Harrogate train station,and the Internatioanl centre is an easy three minute walk away making the hotel an ideal venue for events held at the HIC.The hotel’s Hg1 Brasserie & Bar, has a high street style and is very popular with both our guests and the local residents of Harrogate. ... more   less 
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