Dower House Hotel & Spa, Sure Hotel Collection by Best...

Bond End, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 9AL, England
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Dower House Hotel & Spa, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Dower House Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Dower House Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is as full of character as it is convenience, when you're not enjoying a good nights sleep, you can relax in our recently refurbished Imagine Health & Spa with a swim, treatment or work out. show more

Accept pets at £10 per night - in selected rooms by prior arrangement.
Bars, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Solarium, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, No Lift
There is charged parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
On request at £10 per pet per night
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

  • Storm Restaurant
  • Bar

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Storm Restaurant

This charming dining room is renowned for its excellent food and fine wines. Its little wonder, considering the southerly views across the walled garden that come with them!

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Weekend times may vary
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Bar

Our cosy bar has a roaring log fire during the winter months for you to relax by whilst enjoying your favourite tipple. In the summer months it provides a place to cool down in peace after a session in the sun on the terrace or in our garden.

Opening hours
12:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

We give you the control without the responsibility here at the Dower House Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western. You make the choices, and we'll make things happen!

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Jonathan Summerton on 01423 863302

Wedding service and reception venue

Because each wedding is tailored to suit each bride & grooms requirements, you can be sure that everything will turn out just the way you imagined. From the entertainment to the food and drink, the choice really is yours.

Catering

Our hotel is the perfect choice for great food. Take your pick from a variety of menu options, from full 3 course sit-down meals to hog roasts and barbecues for those looking for a wedding reception with a difference.

Honeymoon Suite

We have a variety of rooms available that would be suitable as a honeymoon suite - the choice is yours. We offer feature rooms with wooden beamed ceilings, large modern double rooms or traditional four poster rooms.

Registrar

Registry office:
Harrogate County council
31 Park Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5AG
01423 506949

Golf

Knaresborough golf course is set in beautiful parkland and is 6,780 yards.

  • Knaresborough
  • Pannal

Knaresborough

Knaresborough golf course is set in beautiful parkland and is 6,780 yards.

1.00 miles away in Knaresborough

Course information

  • Practice ground golf facilities
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

72

Distance

6780 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £20.00
Buggy hire £20.00
Tuition £22.50

Pannal

Pannal golf course is an Open Qualifier course. Set in parkland and is 6,614 yards.

2.00 miles away in Harrogate

Course information

  • Practice ground golf facilities
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Open Qualifier

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

72

Distance

6614 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £45.00
Trolley hire £5.00
Club hire £5.00
Buggy hire £25.00
Tuition £25.00

Spa & Leisure facilities

Top of the range facilities make our superb Imagine spa a joy to spend quality time in with a range of stress busting treats to help you take full advantage of your calming North Yorkshire surroundings.
Prices are subject to availability, please check before booking by calling 01423 860111

  • Enjoy a relaxing day
  • Treatments
  • Leisure Details

Enjoy a relaxing day

Whether you join us for a full day or simply take a two hour time out during your break, the magic of massage will leave you feeling fantastic! We offer a range of day packages to suit varying needs (Discover, Enrich or Indulge to your hearts content!), while individual therapies offer an equally relaxing session (our Thermal Suite is the perfect place to take a break within your break!).
Prices are subject to availability please check before booking by calling 01423 860111

  • No. of treatment rooms: 4
  • Minimum guests per booking: 1
  • Maximum guests per booking: 4
  • All children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 21:00
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00

Treatments

All of our therapists are trained to provide specialist face, massage, body and hand / nail treatments how and when you want them. Our treatments incorporate the finest products and are all delivered by our friendly, professional therapists in our beautifully appointed, state-of-the-art treatment rooms.<br />Prices are subject to availability please check before booking by calling 01423 860111

Health & Beauty
From Free / Treatment
Massage
From £20.00 / Treatment
Mind & Body
From Free / Treatment
Health & Beauty
From £0.00 / Treatment
Acrylic Nails
0 mins
FromFree
Body Wrap
60 mins
From£60.00
Cooling Leg and Foot Treatment
15 mins
From£19.00
Enrich Experience
4 mins
From£79.00
Eyelash & Eyebrow Tinting
30 mins
From£15.00
Facial
30 mins
From£35.00
Manicure
60 mins
From£35.00
Men?s Energy Release Facial
30 mins
From£35.00
Mens Treatments
30 mins
From£35.00
Mud Envelopment Treatment
60 mins
From£60.00
Pedicure
60 mins
From£35.00
Salt Scrub
30 mins
From£30.00
Sensational eyes
30 mins
From£30.00
The Discover Experience
2 mins
From£45.00
The Indulge Experience
6 mins
From£139.00
Total Spa Relax For Two
6 mins
From£55.00
Waxing
0 mins
FromFree
Massages
From £20.00 / Treatment
1 Hour Full Massage
60 mins
From£60.00
30 minute Full Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Aromatherapy Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Back Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Head Massage
15 mins
From£20.00
Imagine's Sensory Body Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Raindrop Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Sports Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Mind & Body
From £0.00 / Treatment
Fitness Classes
60 mins
FromFree
Personal Fitness Consultation
60 mins
FromFree

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Leisure Details

  • Gym
  • Pool
  • Foot spa
  • Crystal steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Herbal sauna
  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Adventure shower
  • Ice Fountain

Meetings & Events

You name it, we can host it. From large residentials to small half-day meetings, there's room for all kinds of events at our delightful hotel.

  • Nidderdale
  • Swaledale

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

You name it, we can host it. From large residentials to small half-day meetings, there's room for all kinds of events at our delightful hotel.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Nidderdale

The Nidderdale Suite affords a cormfortable, quiet environment, overlooking pleasant patio gardens.<br />Max numbers 60.

Swaledale

The Swaledale Room is a beautiful small room in the original part of the building next to the front lounge.Next to the Swaledale is the Old Bar which is a small syndicate room for up to 8 delegates.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Nidderdale 60 35 30 30 60
Swaledale 25 15 12 12 18

Reviews of Dower House Hotel & Spa, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 822 reviews
Excellent 38%
Very Good 30%
Average 16%
Poor 9%
Terrible 5%
Rating

goodenoughmick, wrote review 21/01/2020

Good value

Had to check many times to get the best deal . Staff very friendly and helpful . Overall the stay was a great improvement on the previous year .. would recommend this hotel to everyone.. hope to stay... more

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MClayton07, wrote review 05/01/2020

“Luxury spa break”

My friend and I booked a spa break. To book it was a bit frustrating that I had to call the hotel and told before I could book the room I needed to speak with the spa to make sure they were free then ... more

Owner Response
Jonathan S, General Manager at Dower House & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for letting us know about your stay. It sounds like there were many positive aspects to your stay, however there were a few niggles that we did not get right for you this time around. I take on board your comments and will be using your feedback to make improvements where necessary. I am sorry that you left feeling a little let down by the receptionists behaviour, I can assure you we do genuinely care. Best wishes Jonathan
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A245IRdianeg, wrote review 05/01/2020

Not what I expected

Book a one night special offer for our anniversary. We had looked at the menu online and found the menu to our liking, but were disappointed on arrival as the menu was totally different and did not re... more

Owner Response
Jonathan S, General Manager at Dower House & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am sorry that the menu choices were not to your liking, however I am pleased that you enjoyed the breakfast offering. We are just about to start another program of refurbishment and hope to make improvements to the few remaining bedrooms that need attention shortly. Please do not be strangers and remember were we are the next time that you are visiting Knaresborough. Best wishes Jonathan
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Judy G, wrote review 03/01/2020

New year break with friends

From the first time I made contact with the Dower House hotel until we were all booking out the staff were pleasant and so helpful. Nothing was too much trouble - all staff greeted us with a smile an... more

Owner Response
Jonathan S, General Manager at Dower House & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure helping you with your reservation from the booking stage right through to New Year's Eve. I am so pleased that you all had a fabulous time and enjoyed both the food and the service. I do hope that we will see you all again next New Year. Best wishes Jonathan
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jessbell321, wrote review 02/01/2020

New year 2019 2 day deal

The service staff and food were definitely 5* the hotel could do with a refurb, especially the spa area, rooms are comfortable and clean. Shower was a challenge, over all the 6 of us really enjoyed ou... more

Owner Response
Jonathan S, General Manager at Dower House & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you all really enjoyed your stay and that you found the food to be exceptional. I take on board your comments. We are continually working through our program of refurbishment with many changes happening all of the time. We enjoy your visits. Best wishes Jonathan