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Best Western Dower House 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

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Location

Bond End
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AL
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6045*
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Summary

2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £20 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Solarium, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted On request at £10 per pet per night
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Storm Restaurant

This charming dining room is renowned for its excellent food and fine wines. Its little wonder, considering the southerly views across the walled garden that come with them!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary
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Bar

Our cosy bar has a roaring log fire during the winter months for you to relax by whilst enjoying your favourite tipple. In the summer months it provides a place to cool down in peace after a session in the sun on the terrace or in our garden.

Opening hours

12:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Knaresborough

Knaresborough golf course is set in beautiful parkland and is 6,780 yards.

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6780 Yards
No handicap required

Location

1.00 miles away in Knaresborough

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £20.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £22.50

Pannal

Pannal golf course is an Open Qualifier course. Set in parkland and is 6,614 yards.

Course information

Course Type: Open Qualifier
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6614 Yards
No handicap required

Location

2.00 miles away in Harrogate

Facilities

Practice ground golf facilities
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £45.00
Trolley hire £5.00
Club hire £5.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Tuition £25.00

Spa & Leisure

Top of the range facilities make our superb Imagine spa a joy to spend quality time in with a range of stress busting treats to help you take full advantage of your calming North Yorkshire surroundings.

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Enjoy a relaxing day

Whether you join us for a full day or simply take a two hour time out during your break, the magic of massage will leave you feeling fantastic! We offer a range of day packages to suit varying needs (Discover, Enrich or Indulge to your hearts content!), while individual therapies offer an equally relaxing session (our Thermal Suite is the perfect place to take a break within your break!).

No. of treatment rooms: 4
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 4

children under 14 years must be supervised at all times.

Opening times

Monday: 10:00- 18:00
Tuesday: 10:00- 18:00
Wednesday: 10:00- 18:00
Thursday: 10:00- 18:00
Friday: 10:00- 18:00
Saturday: 10:00- 18:00
Sunday: 10:00- 18:00

Leisure Facilities

  • Gym

  • Pool

  • Foot spa

  • Crystal steam room

  • Jacuzzi

  • Herbal sauna

  • 4 treatment rooms

  • Hammam Table & aromatherapy bath

  • Adventure shower

  • Ice Fountain

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

To help you focus your fitness activities we offer classes,one-to-one training, swimming lessons and training programmes. That way, you can work hard even when you're taking it easy!

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Treatments

All of our therapists are trained to provide specialist face, massage, body and hand / nail treatments how and when you want them. Our treatments incorporate the finest products and are all delivered by our friendly, professional therapists in our beautifully appointed, state-of-the-art treatment rooms.

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Collagen Biomatrix mask 30 £25.00
Discover Experience 2 £45.00
Enrich Experience 60 £79.00
Facial 30 £30.00
Fire & Ice Experience 240 £22.00
Manicure 30 £18.00
Mens energy release facial 30 £30.00
Mud Envelopment Treatment 60 £55.00
Pedicure 60 £30.00
Salt Scrub 30 £25.00
Sensational eyes 30 £25.00
Massage 1 Hour Full Massage 60 £55.00
30 minute Full Massage 30 £30.00
Aromatherapy Massage 30 £30.00
Exfollations 30 £25.00
Khanva of Africa 30 £30.00
Scentao of Asia 30 £30.00
Shadiva of India 30 £30.00
Sports Massage 30 £30.00
Mind & Body Fitness Classes 60 £0.00
Personal Fitness Consultation 60 £0.00

Weddings

We give you the control without the responsibility here at the Best Western Dower House Hotel. You make the choices, and we'll make things happen!

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Wedding service and reception venue

Because each wedding is tailored to suit each bride & grooms requirements, you can be sure that everything will turn out just the way you imagined. From the entertainment to the food and drink, the choice really is yours.

Catering

Our hotel is the perfect choice for great food. Take your pick from a variety of menu options, from full 3 course sit-down meals to hog roasts and barbecues for those looking for a wedding reception with a difference.

Honeymoon Suite

We have a variety of rooms available that would be suitable as a honeymoon suite - the choice is yours. We offer feature rooms with wooden beamed ceilings, large modern double rooms or traditional four poster rooms.

Registrar

Registry office:
Harrogate County council
31 Park Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5AG
01423 506949




For any enquiries please call Sarah Ramsdale on 01423 863302

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type HG5 9AL

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Nearest motorway: A1(M), J47, 4.00 miles
Nearest train station: Knaresborough, 0.25 miles
Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (100 spaces)

Address
Bond End
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AL
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Headingley Stadium (14.1 miles)

  • Elland Road - Leeds Utd FC (22 miles)

  • York Racecourse (16.1 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Mother shiptons cave (0.2 miles)

  • RHS Harlow Carr (4.9 miles)

  • Harewood House (11.1 miles)

  • Knaresborough castle (0.5 miles)

  • Harrogate International centre (3.5 miles)

Shopping

  • Harrogate (3 miles)

  • Leeds (14.9 miles)

  • York (16 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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You name it, we can host it. From large residentials to small half-day meetings, there's room for all kinds of events at our delightful hotel.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

Nidderdale

The Nidderdale Suite affords a cormfortable, quiet environment, overlooking pleasant patio gardens.
Max numbers 60.

Swaledale

The Swaledale Room is a beautiful small room in the original part of the building next to the front lounge.Next to the Swaledale is the Old Bar which is a small syndicate room for up to 8 delegates.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Nidderdale 60 35 30 30 60
Swaledale 25 15 12 12 18
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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Rating

visit to spa

24/05/2016 Fireguards, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Visited Imagine Spa on a living living social offer with a friend. Really enjoyable experience, great staff and excellent value for money, wouldn't hesitate to visit again. Didn't look at any part of ... more

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Extremely Enjoyable

23/05/2016 Naomi J, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

We had a really lovely visit to your spa. The staff were friendly and could not do enough for us making our visit very enjoyable. I had the lava stones massage which was amazing and then had gel nails... more

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Excellent staff

19/05/2016 Sandi R, North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom

Just had a few days at this lovely hotel. Nothing was to much trouble for the staff I encountered there. The receptionist was very helpful with a few problems about my room and promptly arranged for t... more

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Stopover to see friends

18/05/2016 JNDawson, Wallingford, United Kingdom

This is a comfortable hotel in the best sense of the word.It is in a lovely old building but with modern facilities. Staff very helpful and efficient. Nice garden in hot weather. It is out of the main... more

Owner Response
Jonathan S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us during your recent visit to see friends. The sun terrace is a fantastic spot to enjoy a tipple on a hot summers day. We have some great plans for the gardens this summer. We do hope that you will return and see us all again soon. Best wishes, Jonathan
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Knaresborough review.

18/05/2016 Barbara R, Leicestershire

Good location of hotel, very helpful and friendly staff, good food and choice of wine, pleasant walks close by along the river and parkland, well situated for the dales, would certainly stay there ... more

Owner Response
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. You must try one of our delicious picnics next time you visit and are heading out for the day. We do hope that you will return again soon. Best wishes, Jonathan