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“For the perfect break”
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White Hart Hotel
Ranked #13 of 30 Hotels in Harrogate
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“For the perfect break”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

On our recent first trip to Harrogate my wife and I chose The White Hart mainly for its central location. It soon became apparent that we'd made the correct decision. Our room was faultless and the view tremendous. The hotel's bar, known as the Fat Badger, had a wonderful traditional feel about it and the patio area was much appreciated. The food being served looked very appetizing, but we chose to eat in the restaurant and were treated to some of the best hotel food we have had for a long time. The staff were all friendly and being mainly locals they were able to point us in the right direction for the best of Harrogate (of course including Bettys). Overall we believe The White Hart to be one of the best value hotels we have ever stayed at.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

A pleasant break with great front of house staff....rooms ok though no extractor caused some dissatisfaction!!! Breakfast was uncooked and waiters need training...shame great potential to be a star in Harrogate! 

  • Stayed July 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

The service I received here was absolutely exceptional. We came as a party of 4 for my birthday, and used the dinner bed and breakfast option. I contacted the hotel in advance of our stay because I am a vegan, and the dinner menu did not have any vegan options. They asked me what I would ideally have, and I told then. When we arrived we were told the chef had prepared exactly what I had asked for, which was fantastic! The meal was excellent, we had a 3 course dinner and we were all very happy, and impressed with our meals, and also with the brasserie itself and wonderfully attentive staff.

The hotel rooms are a little shabby and outdated, but the hotel's location makes a wonderful base for exploring Harrogate, and provides a wonderful dinner and breakfast with great service.

The breakfast was great, with a small buffet of fresh fruit, pastries and yogurt, and the additional option to order a cooked breakfast of either salmon with scrambled eggs, kippers, or a traditional cooked breakfast with all the trimmings. Breakfast is in the brasserie, and lovely and relaxed and peaceful. Again, we all found something delicious that suited our tastes.

Despite the rooms being a little disappointing (we had a broken bed, and the bathroom was undesirable), I would definitely go back for another dose of The White Hart, and would definitely have all of my meals here again, as they were outstanding! Many thanks to the chef who prepared my vegan feast- it was exceptional!

Room Tip: Make sure you get the dinner bed and breakfast option, food here is exceptional
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Stayed here this weekend with a friend and have nothing but praise.The room was on the small side, but nice decor, very comfortable beds and a very powerful over bath shower. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and the meals were excellent,( would definitely recommend the large fish and chips).Meals in the dining room were very efficiently served by very pleasant staff, in particular a very nice young lady called Sylvia. I will definitely stay again and wouldnt hesitate to recommend this hotel .Thank you for a very pleasant stay.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Stayed overnight on 26th June. Looks grand and impressive from outside but it has a very oppressive atmosphere on entering the small reception area. Views didn't change when we went to our room. Whilst we had clean bedding and towels and complimentary miniature shampoos,tea and coffee etc,the room was very depressing and to cap it all,the view was terrible....a window with a turreted wall right in front of it!!! We had to stand on tip toes to view what bit of the outside we could see. Bed very uncomfortable too. All in all, this hotel needs money spending on it to bring it up to the standard it probably once was.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Room was fine considering the price of £60. Large bedroom and bathroom. Had to pay for parking which is never a good thing albeit it was only £5. Staff friendly. Lollipop found stuck to the carpet under the bed. Blurrgggh!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I stayed at the White Hart for one night, and found the room to be stylish, the bed very comfy and the staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent! A very handy place to stay, five minutes walk from the shops and overlooking The Stray.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Property: White Hart Hotel
Address: Cold Bath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NF, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Harrogate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — White Hart Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Harrogate's elegant Montpellier Quarter, this historic hotel offers both bedrooms and serviced apartments and is just a few minutes' walk from Harrogate International Centre. It has an award-winning restaurant and free Wi-Fi. Many rooms overlook The Stray and all benefit from complimentary toiletries by H2K of Harrogate, a flat-screen TV and 24 hour room service. The Fat Badger Grill boasts 2 AA Rosettes and offers an a la carte menu featuring classic British food with a contemporary twist. The Fat Badger Pub serves real ales and modern British pub grub. The majority of bars, restaurants and shops in Harrogate's town centre can all be reached within a five minute walk. Harrogate Rail and Bus stations are both within 10 minutes' walking distance. ... more   less 
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