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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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Cedar Court Hotel

03/09/2015 Jayne R, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Good value hotel. All the staff were very friendly even though they were very busy with a large wedding party. Rooms clean and tidy. The only slight downside was that the rooms were very hot and would... more


Fabulous wonderful staff ... With 2 niggles

02/09/2015 Sol H,

Only stayed one night... The reception/ bar staff were amongst THE BEST I ve encountered... Helpful, friendly and even took us out to the fountain and took photos for us... AMAZING!! Mentioned we need... more

Owner Response
Simon C, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Sol H Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our hotel and staff, the staff work very hard to make sure our guests have a great stay and it is so lovely when we receive reviews like yours. Apologies for the trays outside the lift, the staff do regular floor walks to make sure these are collected promptly and not left in guests way. I will pass your comments on to our Food and Beverage manager regarding your comment about breakfast and make sure we address this in our regular training sessions. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel soon. Regards Linda Bradley

Great hotel

02/09/2015 kate49, Birmingham

Excellent hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Clean and comfortable bedrooms. Breakfast was very good with plenty of choice and bar meal was good value and all served with a smile. Only 5 minutes ... more

Owner Response
Simon C, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Kate49 Thank you so much for your lovely review of our hotel, our staff work very hard to ensure all our guests have an enjoyable stay and I will be passing your comments on, thank you. Regards Linda Bradley

Comfortable - but a bit tired

02/09/2015 Marsden332, Faringdon, United Kingdom

I stayed here along with a few colleagues in July when we attended the Harrogate Gift Fair. The first thing to say is hotel is clean and tidy and the staff are very friendly, but I am surprised that ... more

Owner Response
Simon C, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Marsden332 Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We are undergoing a programme of refurbishment at the moment and we have done 35% of the bedrooms already, I hope that we will be able to welcome you back to the hotel and you will get to experience our beautiful new rooms. Regards Linda Bradley

Terrible Service!

01/09/2015 george385, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

We were messed about from start to finish with our room! Didn't have a room due to flooding apparently. Sent to an alternate Hotel which also did not have a room! Disgusting really considering what th... more