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BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa

PricelineUS$ 101*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Stayed February for a long weekend and found the hotel to be top notch. We ate each night (three) in the hotel as the food was so good - couldn't see the point in going any where else, I highly recommend the sirloin steak and the belly pork but all our party enjoyed their choices.Breakfast was also very good with...

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a fantastic hotel and spa, the hotel is a two minute walk into Knaresborough, (knaresborough having a few pubs and shops a castle ruins to look around and a nice river for a wee walk.) The Spa was perfect, we wanted a relaxing weekend with spa and this hotel fit every criteria even down to a coffee infront...

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West Sussex
Reviewed 31 January 2017

One night stay for business, all the staff were very friendly and helpful, room was a good size, clean and laid out very well, but the noise from other rooms, TV's and doors made it a place that I may not return to! I had two meals, dinner and breakfast, I couldn't fault either, good portions and freshly cooked, the...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We visited the Dower House for a family wedding and stayed for two nights .We had a warm welcome and throughout our stay all the staff were lovely ,attentive and very approachable. The rooms we stayed in were clean and well equipped ,all decorated in keeping with the character of this beautiful building . We ate in the restaurant for...

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Stoke-on-Trent
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I had one or two minor niggles before we arrived (too minor to mention) but everything was lovely from the moment we arrived - mince pies and mulled wine to welcome us, comfortable bed, good food, pleasant bar, friendly, helpful staff - even a Christmas hamper on the morning of 25th. I ventured into the spa but didn't try any...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas break with us from start to finish. The team really enjoy the festive season and all of the preparations for the main event. We hope that you will return and see us all again next year. The Mulled Wine and mince pies will be waiting for...

Burniston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed just before Christmas with our dog. Been previously and enjoyed our stay this time however we was disappointed as we arrived late and room didn't have very good lighting we did not notice Mould on net curtains and window or cobwebs. We had dinner and even though a Xmas party was on we was welcomed by friendly staff...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I wish to pass on my apologies for a disappointing stay. I have spoken to the housekeeping team and to the waitress on duty immediately after I was handed over your issues and they were dealt with. I am sorry that you were made to feel this way and that your stay was not as...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A group of friends and i stayed at Dower House for the New Years Eve party night having done the Party night the previous year. It was excellent value, reception drinks and canapes then an amazing 7 course dinner and a disco. The best steak i've had in a long time.Champagne served at midnight to see in the new year...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about the hotel and your New Year's Break. I am chuffed that you had such a fabulous time and that you found the whole experience to be excellent value. I hope to see you all again this year and I will look into the "Champagne" for you. Best wishes, Jonathan

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were visiting the Country Living fair in Harrogate and the Christmas Fair in Ripley, so the Dower House was perfectly situated between the 2 and seemed the ideal location. The sat nav took us straight there, but we weren't sure we were at the right place as the signs on the gates were for the Spa rather than Hotel...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are continuously upgrading our facilities and making changes all of the time. Please come back and see us again in a different season, so that you can see all of the changes for yourself. We enjoy your visits. Best wishes, Jonathan Jonathan

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Booked as a last minute night away through the twixmas period it would be difficult to fault this hotel. Friendly and attentive staff all seemed to genuinely care about the guests. The spa located next to the hotel had a great sauna and steam room together with a jacuzzi and small pool, ideal after a winter day out walking in...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at this special time of the year. Knaresborough is beautiful in the winter time and especially when you get to come home to our roaring log fires. Remember where we are next year. Best wishes, Jonathan

United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a 4 day Christmas break this year. Suggested by the tourist information centre in Ripon and delighted by that suggestion. We were welcomed by pleasant reception staff and invited to try the mulled wine and minced pies. Our room was in the older part of the hotel and was warm, cheerful and characterful. We found the food to be...

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Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about the hotel and the team. I am delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas with us. Thank you for being such great company and we hope to see you again next year. I will have a Hot Toddy waiting for you! Best wishes, Jonathan

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel is as full of character as it is convenience, when you're not enjoying a good nights sleep, you can relax in our recently refurbished Imagine Health & Spa with a swim, treatment or work out.You'll not only enjoy the sights and sounds of the traditional market town of Knaresborough, but also the opportunity to take in beautiful river walks and historical landmarks such as Mother Shiptons Cave and the Castle ruins ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa

Address: Bond End, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 9AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate > Knaresborough
Price Range: ₹ 5,853 - ₹ 11,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Best Western Dower Hotel
Best Western Knaresborough
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Second floor at the back was very quiet”
Skippy000, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you got good hearing avoid room above the pool, perfect for gym and pool, but you can hear the filter system at nights.”
N4504IVpaulg, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check the ceilings and beams -in some rooms these are very low !”
82carolem, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not the best if Xmas party nights”
Yorkshiremanpete, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want quiet ask for a room not near the road. We had room 4 which was a bit noisy. Didn't spoil our stay though”
MrGraham421, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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