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Kirkgate House
Ranked #3 of 15 Knaresborough B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

My girlfriend and I were attending a wedding in Knaresborough and stumbled upon this B&B on the internet. Kirkgate House met our expectations and much more. Our room was bright, very clean and surprisingly modern despite keeping its original charm. Karen (hostess) greeted us every day with a welcoming smile. Furthermore the breakfast was made to order and was delicious, great quality ingredients (something that other B&Bs fall down on). We could access the room and B&B without disturbing other residents at any hour. I would thoroughly recommend to anyone who needs a bed for the night in the area or anyone looking for a peaceful break in the picturesque river town of Knaresborough. The only downside is a lack of parking so I would recommend the train (although there is cheap parking nearby).

Thanks again!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We spent three nights here in April and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Karen is a delightful host; she does everything she can to make your stay perfect.
Our immaculate room was beautifully decorated with gorgeous white shutters (I want some!), lovely Laura Ashley wallpaper and a VERY comfortable bed.
Breakfast was delicious and Karen went out of her way to get me blueberries to go with my yoghurt :-) We could even watch the birds feeding in the pretty courtyard garden whilst we ate. Next time we're in Knaresborough we wouldn't hesitate from staying here (and we've stayed at most places in the town). Oh and I nearly forgot to say......great value for money too!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank thevincentsnotts
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

We have stayed at the Kirkgate House on Easter Sunday. We had this recommendation from one of our family members and definitely it was not exaggerated! Lovely homely atmosphere, beautifil decorations throughout, very clean room and barhroom and the breakfast is simply delicious. Thank you Karen we definitely be back!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Renata L
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Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night just to relax and spend some time in Yorkshire.

Karen is so welcoming and friendly - we felt at comfortable as soon as we walks through the door. The B&B is beautifully decorated (plus we had a great night's sleep) parking is easy and the breakfast delicious.

Definitely recommend to anyone visiting the area. Thank you and see you again soon!

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
Thank teaanddigestive
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

Stayed in the courtyard cottage for 2 nights. What a lovely find. When we originally booked we were going to take our Jack as it is dog friendly ,but due to a last minute change of plan we ended up not bringing him. Karen is lovely, very warm and welcoming and happy to help in whatever way. The cottage is beautiful and clean and has everything you could need. We were situated so close to the centre of Knaresborough that everything was in easy reach in fact we walked everywhere ,leaving the car parked as it was all so easy. We had a lovely stay and will definitely return as we know we will have as good a stay next time. This is a place to try as you won't find better!

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank MartyHel
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

Stayed for one night this week. Karen was very welcoming from arrival to departure.

My room was very pleasant with all appropriate amenities. It was clean, comfortable and quiet. All that I ask for really.

I had a decent nights sleep followed by a great (large) breakfast.

Overall, I think this B&B represents excellent value and it is very well located for Knaresborough. I shall return as I've stayed in other locations in Knaresborough and the surrounding area and Kirkgate house is very good.

Well done.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

Stayed with my daughter in a twin room. Beautifully decorated and immaculate. Beds very comfortable and a lovely ensuite. Tea/coffee making facilities in room which is always a must for me. Lovely little extras such as alternative teas, chocolate bars and biscuits. There is a delightful little courtyard lit with fairy lights which will be gorgeous when the weather is good enough to sit out while late. The breakfast was lovely and everything was piping hot. Karen and Rob were very warm and friendly. Very close to lovely castle and river walks. Couldn't fault anything. Would love to return and will certainly tell friends about this little gem.

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Thank Julie A
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Additional Information about Kirkgate House

Address: 17 Kirkgate, Knaresborough HG5 8AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Knaresborough
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Knaresborough
Price Range: £76 - £135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in the 17th century, Kirkgate House provides guests with a warm Yorkshire welcome. The newly refurbished accommodation retains its quaint and quintessential character while providing clean, comfortable rooms all with generous sized en suite shower rooms. Start your day off with breakfast in the light and pretty dining room, and choose from a traditional English cooked meal, or we are happy to offer vegetarian or vegan options with no compromise on tasty interesting food. ... more   less 
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