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Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa

Bond End, Knaresborough, HG5 9AL, United Kingdom
+44 142 386 3302


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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 242 reviews
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  • 9.3
  • 8.5
  • 8.4
  • 4.6

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    Dating back to the 15th century the BEST WESTERN Dower House & Spa is set in one acre of gardens in the traditional market town of Knaresborough in the heart of Yorkshire. This 29 guest room hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome to business and leisure guests alike. Our award winning Storm Restaurant offers an excellent range of dishes and wines served in comfortable and relaxed surroundings and is one of the finest restaurants in the area. The Imagine Health & Spa has an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam room and full gymnasium, it also offers guests the perfect place to relax after a busy day at work, walking in the Dales or wandering around Harrogate and the antique shops of York. Together with our lounge and bar, both with crackling fires in the winter and our garden and terrace in the summer, the BEST WESTERN Dower House is an ideal base for your trip to the Harrogate area. It is ideally located for access, being just three miles from the A1-M1 motorway and half an hour from Leeds Bradford airport. The major seaport of Hull is just 1one hour away and the town of Harrogate is just next door. The hotel also offers conference and banqueting facilities for up to 70 people.

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    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Sauna
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Business centre
    • Laundry facilities
    • Coffee shop
    • Free parking
    • Steam room
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 242 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
    • 4.1 "Not very clean."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 128 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.0 "top-notch fitness area, thought 90%."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.7 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Average value."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% complained about the bathroom."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 31 reviews
    • 6.9 "Service is ok."
    • 3.7 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 82 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.3 "top-notch fitness area, thought 93%."
    • 8.7 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.0 "Average value."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
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