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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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our one night at Cedar Court Harrogate

30/11/2015 428janetp,

Stayed so we could go to concert in Harrogate. Very nice hotel with lovely staff. Had a superior room which was very well equpped and comfy. Nice staff, nice faclities, nice breakfast and no gripes. W... more


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29/11/2015 Denise M, Worksop, United Kingdom

A nice and clean hotel but two niggles.we tend to stay in at night and watch tv but the Tv broke up to a point that it was unwatchable which reduces our thoughts on the the breakfast room ther... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Denise M, Many thanks for your review albeit a bit disappointing to have only received an Average rating from you. I appreciate your kind comments and also apologise about the TV not working which my team are on with fixing today. I note you'd be happy to come and stay again which means a lot to us and we hope that will be very soon and we'll have a chance to provide you with a superior service and achieve a 5 star review from you on your next visit. Until then, my thanks again. Simon J Cotton General Manager

Cedar Court Harrogate

28/11/2015 1Paul1C1, Widnes, United Kingdom

The hotel is a short (15 mins) walk into town centre with ample car parking. Should anyone feel the walk a bit too much then a bus stop is a hundred or so yards away with busses direct to the town ce... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 1Paul1C1, Huge thanks for the 5/5 rating and delighted to see you had a great stay overall and we really appreciate the detailed feedback. Glad to see you enjoyed breakfast on your second morning much more and of course that you are happy to recommend the hotel to others. Sincere thanks again. Simon J Cotton General Manager

Premium stay

27/11/2015 GWEDGE, Anlaby, United Kingdom

Just got back from a two night stay at the Cedar Court and must say it was better than I expected from check in to check out. The room was spotless very roomy and spacious. We had a room in the rear a... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear GWEDGE, Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our hotel and delighted to read that you had a fabulous stay and a huge thanks for the 5/5 rating which means so much to the team here. I hope you'll be back to see us again very soon. Sincere thanks again. Simon J Cotton General Manager

Good location for catching up with family

27/11/2015 Lynne P, Rochester, United Kingdom

We received a good welcome, and were very happy with the size and overall decoration of the room. The one jarring note was the leak in the bathroom ceiling, which appeared when the occupant overhead ... more

Owner Response
Simon C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Court Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Lynne P, Many thanks for you kind review of our hotel and I'm pleased you had a great stay overall and I trust this will encourage you to come back again very soon. Regards your comment about the bathroom ceiling, I can't tell which room you were in so would you mind emailing me directly at to let me know as that sounds like something we should fix asap and my apologies that there was any problem in the first instance. In the meantime, thank you again for your feedback. Simon J Cotton General Manager