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Best Western Plus Cedar Court Hotel

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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
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6207*


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


Dining and Bars


The Porterhouse Restaurant

The Porterhouse Restaurant is an exciting new restaurant offering a range of delicious dishes with the main emphasis on an extensive range of succulent, locally sourced, 38-day aged beef steaks. The restaurant is also open for lunch and afternoon tea bringing to the table some of the best that Yorkshire has to offer.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Lounge 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


  • TripAdvisor
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Cedar Court weekend

27/02/2017 Cotivy, Canterbury, United Kingdom

A great long weekend in Harrogate, staying at the Cedar Court, which is in an excellent position and an easy walk into town. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room, overlooking the Stray, was v... more


Grim & bleak

26/02/2017 George M,

I've already reviewed this hotel but low & behold review has vanished,we stayed in room 233 on the weekend 10th & 11th February it was supposed to be upgraded to superior deluxe,it certainly wasn't ei... more


Cedar Court Harrogate

26/02/2017 BeebobHampshire, Hampshire

Visited this hotel for 3 nights. 13 to 17 February 2017. It was our fourth trip and as always it was very good. The staff are very helpful and go the extra mile for guests. I am disabled and our room ... more


An excellent stay at cedar court

26/02/2017 sucolila, Washington, United Kingdom

Our room was very spacious and clean. Bed was very comfy. Bathroom was a little small otherwise it was fine. Breakfasts were lovely. Stayed for two nights and ate in the hotel restaurant on the secon... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear sucolila, HUGE thanks for your lovely and kind review and delighted to read you had such a great stay with us and of course that you'll definitely be back which is what we always love to read! Sincere thanks also for the 5/5 rating which means so much to all the team here and we look forward to welcoming you back. Simon J Cotton General Manager

Tired, shabby and musty

24/02/2017 Chris H, Essex, United Kingdom

One night in this hotel was one night too much. The room was old, tired and in need of an upgrade. The musty smell permiated the whole room. A random ironing board stood in the corner there was no war... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Chris H, Thank you for taking the time to write a short review. It is a real shame that you feel this way about our beautiful hotel and I apologise most sincerely that you felt this way, so much so that this appears to be your first review on Tripadvisor and that you felt that strongly. As you and other readers of this will see, it's a far cry from the vast majority of positive reviews on here. I would challenge the comment about "shabby and musty" as our rooms are spotlessly clean, however we are undergoing a bedroom refurbishment plan at present with two thirds of the hotel now complete so I lay down the challenge to come back and try one of our great new bedrooms and leave another review after that; feel free to get in touch with me directly if you'd like to take up my offer. In the meantime, I give both my apologies and thanks once again. Simon J Cotton General Manager