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Windmill Court Hotel
Ranked #2 of 2 Ogden B&B and Inns
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Been staying here since 2005 whilst working in Halifax. For the last 2 years in one the Windmill Court cottages.

This visit was for 4 nights, April 28th to May 2nd 2013

Really good value for money, and lovely cottages. The proprietor Gillian will always go out of her way to make sure you are welcome and that you have everthing you need.

Cottage was lovely and quiet, peacefull setting, and only a short walk from the hotel/cottage to Ogden Water which offers a nice walk round in a lovely landscape.

Room Tip: Cottages are nice and well proportioned. Idea for a short break or business trip.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

Stayed at the hotel last night. Gill was the perfect host, offering us a cuppa as soon as we arrived. Nothing was too much trouble. The location is lovely - breakfast highly recommended (didn't have dinner there, more's the pity, will next time). We asked to look at one of the cottages while we were there. Typically it was not a problem, and we were amazed how lovely the cottages are, for the price. We're going to stay there again, and hopefully in one of the cottages. They are a bit special, especially for the price. Recommended (just in case you aren't sure we liked it).

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed 6 January 2013

We were invited to a 70th birthday party here and decided to stay overnight. We booked a family room but when we arrived we were allocated a beautiful 2 bedroomed cottage at no extra charge! we were met by the lovely Gillian who couldn't have been more helpful. Throughout our stay she was a hand to attend to all our needs. The evening meal was a great success enjoyed by all the party. We had a breakfast fit for a king, beautifully cooked with a huge choice and something for everyone! We would highly recommend The Windmill Court to anyone wishing to stay in the Halifax area.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 December 2012

This was our second stay, first time was in July. We had a lovely two-bedroom cottage. It was well furnished, comfortable & spotless clean.
It was simple and hassle free booking, the owner was wonderful and nade us feel totally at home.
Highly recommended and we will be back regularly.

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

I'm originally from Halifax and wanted somewhere independent to stay when visiting family. On a recent visit I drove past Windmill court and thought "hm that looks interesting"! What first attracted me was the location; in a semi-rural situation on the edge of the moors not far from where I grew up, yet within easy reach of Halifax town centre and Bradford.

I booked a room for my next trip home by phone and was greeted by the very friendly Gillian who offered me a choice of a hotel room with bed and breakfast or a self catering cottage. As it was only for two of us I booked just a room. On the day of arrival we were warmly welcomed by Gillian who informed us that as they were not busy and we were staying a few days we could have a cottage on the same basis as a room ie. for the same price and with breakfast included.
When she showed us the cottage we were absolutely gobsmacked ! It was a fullblown 3 bedroomed house which I would happily live in full time ! The cottage was immaculately furnished and decorated, with full central heating, use of the kitchen and two bathrooms etc. We felt very spoilt ! Breakfast was served in the main hotel dining room, a full English which was a real treat for us each morning as we live in France. We also had an excellent evening meal in the restaurant on the first night.

The hotel is only a short walk away from Ogden water, a beautiful reservoir and nature reserve. beyond which are the moors and the Withens which provide some fantastic fell walking (or running in our case ! ) The views around here are breathtaking, something I never appreciated while growing up here. A little further afield ( but only a little) is Haworth and I would certainly recommend Windmill court as a base for exploring Bronté country, thus avoiding the expensive tourist prices in Haworth itself .

For us Windmill court was particularly good value, but even if we had just had the hotel room the price would still be hard to beat.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will return each time we visit Halifax in the future. I've already booked my next stay in a couple of weeks time !

Room Tip: The main hotel building is on the roadside so rooms on that side could possibly get more traffic noi...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 August 2012

We stayed here as a family group on B&B & were allocated a lovely cottage with great views over the Yorkshire countryside. The cottage was large & well equipped, with two good bedrooms, a lovely large bathroom with fabulous bath & shower & also a separate downstairs shower room. Nicely furnished rooms with interesting artwork on the walls! One of the highlights to the short overnight trip was the wonderful cooked breakfast, & also a great fresh fruit salad, besides the usual, cereal & toast, served up in a pleasant breakfast room with attentive friendly staff & lots of magazines & newspapers to browse over. Overall a great find & amazing value too. Would definitely go back if looking for a quiet comfortable hotel in the Halifax area.

Room Tip: If staying as a family group the cottage is just great!
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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 July 2012

Stayed here on B B basis but was given a cottage as there was a party in the main bulding and our host thought it would be quieter, So cannot comment on B B rooms but the cottage was outstanding. well appointed rooms, large TV, well equipped kitchen, two bathrooms and two bedrooms. All tastefully and comfortably furnished. Breakfast was very good though, as it is cooked fresh , you may have to wait a little if the hotel is full. No problem as the room is comfortable with plenty of newspapers. If you are from outside West Yorkshire and want to visit Haworth, Halifax or the moors then this is the place to stay.

Room Tip: Cottages are superb for self catering
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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Windmill Court Hotel

Address: Ogden HX2 8YB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Ogden
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Ogden
Hotel Class:4 star — Windmill Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Windmill Court Hotel Ogden, West Yorkshire

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