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Bond End, Knaresborough, Knaresborough, HG5 9AL – Show map
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BBQ Facilities, Grounds, Terrace, Sun Deck
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Sauna, Fitness Center, Spa, Massage, Hot Tub, Turkish/Steam Bath, Indoor Pool (all year)
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room, Restaurant With Dining Menu
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Room Service, Packed Lunches, 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Dry Cleaning, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 3 years stay free of charge in a crib.
Free! All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All older children or adults are charged 100 % of the room stay per night per person for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Situated in Knaresborough, a 10-minute drive from Harrogate, this 300-year-old townhouse combines Georgian elegance with modern comforts.
Score from 205 reviews Excellent
A country house in the middle of town, the Ruskin is rich in historic character and traditional charm, with carefully preserved original features and beautiful furnishings.
Score from 91 reviews Review score
A 9-minute drive from the North Yorkshire town of Thirsk, The Angel at Topcliffe offers high-quality dining and well-appointed rooms with free parking and WiFi.
Score from 210 reviews Wonderful
With a luxury spa, St George Hotel and Leisure Club is a grand Edwardian mansion on landscaped grounds. The hotel is in Harrogate center, in the heart of North Yorkshire.
Score from 782 reviews Good
The room they were given was over the spa area and the drone of the jacuzzi kept them awake all night. They're 70....why did you do this.
Spa facilities, location
Changed rooms to avoid noise of a wedding taking place.
the room which we had was poor value for money it was very noisey with traffic most of the night in to early morning
Stayed here 2 nights. room had four poster bed and was a "superior" room with lovely bathroom with spa shower, but room location very noisy due to traffic at front which went all night, so we asked to change rooms on 2nd night which was done with no problem. Nice breakfast, helpful staff, and spa pool was nice. Convenient location for town and attractions.
Room on 2nd night was quieter but supposed to be a "superior" room like the first. However the bed was two single beds pushed together to make a "kingsize", bathroom was tired and dated with broken tiles, old style shower over the bath which didnt work very well and black mould round the bath edge. This room was the same price as our first room but we didnt complain or want to move again as we were just glad to get a nights sleep. We felt it was all overpriced for the average quality of the hotel in general.
Poor WiFi Bed to short I'm 5ft 9 and my feet stuck out. Repeatedly asked for in room coffee sugar etc but never arrived had to go to reception myself. Windows no lock on them held open by strips of wood.
Staff very friendly, bed very comfortable.
Bathroom needs renewed, shower was poor, even by hotel standards
The sauna and steam very very good. Very hot as they should be.
The room was extremely small. The walls very thin. You could hear everything above, below and next door. I had no hot water for my evening shower. When I complained I was told there would be hot water in 20 minutes. That was too late as Id already had to have a cold shower! I barely got an apology. When I tried later that evening I still had no hot water. If you're thinking of staying here, do yourself a favour and don't! I will never stay here again.
The room we got moved too.
The room allocated to us.
The breakfast was superb. The spa facilities were nice.
Being placed in a room above a wedding function and not being advised before we checked-in. The Ice experience was broken in the spa. There was no hair dryer or iron in the room.
Really enjoyed the pool
Staff were excellent and the meals were extremely good. The four poster bed was very comfortable and the room itself was very clean and well appointed. All the public areas were very good.
The floor of the shower in my room was lethal when wet. Had to use a towel in the base so that I did not slip over. The windows need some remedial work.
Lovely staff, very friendly and helpful. Great food with a varied menu.
No hand holds on wall in bathroom to help while using the shower and no slipfree mat to stand in bath. Single room quite small, felt like a student.
front desk was very helpfull and polite waiter/waitress kept dissapearing !!!!
Overall good value for money. The gym/spa is excellent. Decent bar, fast-enough service everywhere. Polite, friendly and seemingly well-trained staff.
Restaurant food could have been better (although the breakfast was excellent). The shower was very weak.
Friendly staff with good local knowledge.
Excellent service from the staff, nothing was too much trouble, Alison very friendly, we stayed because of the Tour de France, best seats in the house, our cooked breakfast was even delivered to our seats outside, no problem. Hotel in an good location, not too far to walk into the lovely town of Knaresborough, Definitely will be returning to the Hotel.
No Wi-Fi facilites was the only let down.
lovely location,adequate facilities
had to wait 1 hour 35 mins for evening meal which had to be sent back, 10 minutes later we had it and it was great,pity about the initial cock up
Friendly staff, lovely building.
Traffic noise, loose shelves in room, broken drawer in room, light bulb needed replacing. Hair dryer missing but one supplied on request.
The staff were excellent and made every effort to accomodate our requests and niggles. The food was exemplary. The meal in the restaurant was one of the best I have had when eating out. Breakfast was well cooked with plenty of choice.
The rooms we had were tired and in need of upgrading. I had items missing but these were brought when requested. My neice had a refurbished room which was lovely. I would say that when all the updating is complete Dower House will be a super place to stay. In the meantime it may be that management should consider different price ranges for the rooms that leave a lot to be desired in terms of decor and facilities. I would hesitate to recommend at the moment unless you could be guaranteed a refurbished room.
The very friendly and helpful staff
The bar prices !
Freindly staff Good location Pleasand surrioundings
The scrambled egg! Mould in corner of bath
We had no hot water and the shower head wasn't great.. more like a tap than a shower head. My friend also had no plug for sink/bath and asked for one but didn't get either.
Location Parking Staff
We stayed 3 nights .Dinner menu the same each night except Pears in Wine starter added one night. Poorly cooked and potatoes unedable. Breakfast was well cooked and presented.
Quaint location and building. Food was good although lacking in some basics at the bar.
The conference room was very hot and with little air movement. Water was very slow to arrive.
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