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4 star luxury in the heart of Harrogate.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel in Harrogate stands as the spa towns first purpose built hotel, dating back to 1671. Overlooking the famous 200 acre Stray, the magnificent hotel building is unique, and Grade II listed, with bags of character to complement the convenience of its prime North Yorkshire location.With all the modern facilities you'd expect of four star accommodation, yet all the charm and elegance youd associate with a 17th Century building, the hotel is perfect for family getaways, romantic retreats and business breaks.

Harrogate is a wonderful place to stay, but it's also a great place to return to! Knaresborough, Leeds, York and other towns and cities are easily accessible, as is some of the country's most breathtaking scenery!

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Park Parade
off Knaresborough Road
North Yorkshire


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Gym, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:30 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars



The Brasserie Restaurant is a stylish venue set inside the hotels grand Grade II listed building. With a mouth watering modern British menu, you can take your pick from a number of sumptuous dishes, as well as an international wine list!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Cocktail Bar

Our spacious bar/lounge is the perfect place to enjoy a true taste of Yorkshire, with afternoon teas to rival even Bettys delicious offering, or a glass of chilled wine before dinner!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Fully equipped gym

Gym and Leisure Facilities

Our gym boasts all the modern equipment you'd expect, including a running machine, stepper, rower and weights.


No two weddings are ever the same here in Harrogate. We'll go out of our way to make your big day as unique as the grand surroundings youll spend it in!

Wedding service and reception venue

We are pleased to announce we are an approved venue for civil ceremonies providing the perfect alternative to a registry office or traditional church. We can cater for small intimate weddings or for numbers upto 250.


We put good food on a plate for you here! From 3-course meals to light finger buffets, organizing your wedding meals couldnt be easier. We can even fire up the barbecue for you in summer months!


Registry office:
County Register Office
31 Park Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5AG

Get in touch with our wedding co-ordinator Natalie Cohen

For any enquiries please call Wedding coordinator on 01423 858585

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A1(M), J47, 7.00 miles
Nearest train station: Harrogate, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford, 12.00 miles
Free parking on site (150 spaces)

Park Parade
off Knaresborough Road
North Yorkshire

What's nearby?


  • Leeds United - Elland Road (18 miles)

  • Bradford Bulls (22 miles)

  • Headingley Stadium (16.4 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Harlow Carr Gardens (2.3 miles)

  • Bettys Tea Room (0.8 miles)

  • Harewood House (8.6 miles)

  • Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal (15.5 miles)

  • Flamingo Land (43 miles)


  • Harrogate (0.5 miles)

  • Leeds (16 miles)

  • York (20 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


A series of ground-floor interconnecting rooms provide multiple options for meetings, and can be subdivided with soundproof walls to create space for working lunches, refreshment breaks and syndicate areas.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel can host 320 delegates for a conference in the Cedar Suite, with a bar and patio area providing options for breakout spaces and refreshments

Available room set ups

U shape

Cedar Suite

The Cedar Suite is our largest suite, located on the ground floor and is able to host upto 320 delegates for a conference

Cypress Suite

The Cypress Suite is one of our smaller meeting rooms, located on the ground floor overlooking the gardens.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Cedar Suite 320 80 70 60 280
Rowan Suite 160 90 60 70 150
Cypress Suite 40 18 18 20 36
Oak 40 20 20 22 36
Garden 40 20 20 22 36
Willow 28 16 18 18 20
Sycamore 20 10 12 10 12
Maple 18 0 10 10 0
Queens 80 36 30 30 60
Laburnum 18 10 12 10 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1379 traveller reviews
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Not upto the mark

08/10/2015 Gavin001, Alloa

This Hotel was a let-down. Yes we had a great room, but we paid for a soupier room and we received one no issues there. When we arrived mid-afternoon parking was difficult due to a funeral, not imposa... more


Very special stay!

06/10/2015 jburik_656711, Ilkley, United Kingdom

My fiancée and I couldn't fault anything.Great staff,accommodation and breakfast for kings:) Hotel is very close to centre of Harrogate.Everybody was relaxed but very professional,always there to help... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear jburik_656711, WOW ! ....Thank you for your "Very Special Review" ! Sincere thanks for such a wonderful review and delighted that you had such a great stay with us. I hope you'll be back soon to visit us again. Simon J Cotton General Manager

Amzing wedding venue

06/10/2015 Louise P, Harrogate, United Kingdom

We had our wedding here on Saturday and cannot rate it highly enough! The food was stunning, everyone said so .The bridal sweet was beautiful. The staff were very attentive, with particular mention to... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Louise P, Thank you so much for your amazing and wonderful review of our hotel following your wedding day last Saturday. I'm delighted to know you had such a fabulous day and that the Cedar Court was able to play such an important part in your special day. Whilst the team here were simply doing their jobs, it is always wonderful to receive feedback such as this on a public stage like Tripadvisor. Thank you hugely once again I do hope this will mean you'll be regular visitors to the Cedar Court and in the meantime, congratulations to you and your new Husband and best wishes for a very happy future together. Simon J Cotton General Manager

great value hotel

05/10/2015 fereleth, Biddlestone, United Kingdom

Wonderful staff, very friendly and attentive. Room slightly smaller than it looked online, but very comfortable beds, clean and tidy, service was exceptional. Highly recommend this hotel, close to cen... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear fereleth, Thank you for your wonderfully positive review of our hotel following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read you'd had such a fantastic time and that you wouldn't hesitate to stay again which of course we all hope is very soon indeed. Huge thanks for the 5/5 rating which means so much to all the team here. Until next time... Simon J Cotton General Manager

Nice overnight stay

04/10/2015 Barbara R, Northants

We had a nice overnight stay - this is a really impressive building in beautiful grounds. Easy access to Harrogate town centre and to Betty's! We had a nice sandwich and tea/coffee on arrival. Our ... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Barbara R, Many thanks for your kind and positive review of our hotel following your recent stay with us and I'm pleased that you had a lovely stay overall. Thank you also for the feedback about the breakfast staff which will help us manage some staff training with them and I'm confident they'll quickly improve to the high standards offered throughout by the rest of the team. With thanks again. Simon J Cotton General Manager