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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


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1386 traveller reviews
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Average Hotel - Premium Price

12/10/2015 Robert D, United Kingdom

Average, but with a premium price. Having traveled quite a distance and being exhausted found that the hotel was jam packed with wedding guests and drummers banging drums for an hour right under our r... more


great weekend break

11/10/2015 Paul T, Carlisle, United Kingdom

just had a great weekend break at this hotel staff were good in every department rooms were good breakfast was excellent definitely be back for another break , only complaint was next room were quite ... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Paul T, Sincere thanks for your wonderful and positive review and especially for the 5/5 rating which means so much to all the staff here, including me! Great to know you had a super stay and great to read that you're already looking forward to another break with us......hope it's real soon! BIG THANKS again!. Simon J Cotton General Manager

Outstanding accommodation and 100% customer service

11/10/2015 Clarewynn, Wigan, United Kingdom

Over the past 6 weeks I have stayed in 3 hotels in Harrogate but this is by far the best. The rooms are immaculately clean, spacious and beautiful. You have a wide choice of beautiful food either ba... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Clarewynn, Huge, huge thanks for your amazing review of our hotel following your recent long stay with us. It always means a lot to get great feedback but particularly when a guest has spent nearly 6 weeks full time with us as this shows our consistency of service and product as you really get to experience the hotel at all times/days of the week. Delighted to know you had such a great stay and do hurry back to have a 'leisure break' with us very soon. Sincere thanks, Simon J Cotton General Manager

Mixed experience

11/10/2015 Colin F, Harrogate, United Kingdom

Our experience at Cedar Court, Harrogate was marred by noise from a connecting room and the floor above. Our room was clean and comfortable but the connecting door totally failed to insulate the most... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Colin F, Thank you for your Tripadvisor review and for your feedback within it, both good and bad. As we have communicated directly via email I will leave my response at that however trust this will not deter you from visiting again and I do hope we'll have chance to welcome you back very soon. Simon J Cotton General Manager


10/10/2015 tepore, Wakefield, United Kingdom

We stayed in a group at the hotel and could not find any fault at all. We had received a lot of help arranging our stay beforehand and from the moment we arrived at the hotel we felt very welcome. ... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear tepore, Many thanks for your "Excellent" review ! Really appreciate your wonderful and positive feedback and delighted to know you had such a great stay with us which I hope will encourage you to come back again very soon; until then, sincere thanks once more for the 5/5 rating. Simon J Cotton General Manager