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    Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa

    Bond End, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 9AL, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good31%
    • Average16%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Pets Allowed
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 June 2015

    We were made very welcome as were our two dogs. The staff were helpful and the upgrade to a larger room was much appreciated. The hotel was well situated for the riverside park in Knaresborough and for road links to Brimham Rocks, Pateley Bridge and...More

    1  Thank Bigfoot_n_Her
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 11 July 2015

    Thank you for your review. We always do our best to make our guests feel as comfortable as possible. I am sure that the dogs appreciated the extra room too. I will pass on your kind comments to the staff. Please don't be strangers, we...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2015

    Charming hotel in a great location with great food but best of all were the staff they could not have been more helpful and friendly.Great walks both into the town and down by the river.Would recommend to all as it is dog friendly too.More

    1  Thank Simon E
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 11 July 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. The staff will all be ecstatic to hear such fantastic feedback. The hotel is perfectly located but minutes to everywhere and the hotel is also a favorite with our 4 legged friends. They always...More

    Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

    I found the staff very friendly and our room was ok..... but i realise is cost £114 but in New Zealand dollars it was nearly $300 a night never spent that much on a hotel room before and wont ever be again. I would have...More

    1  Thank Barb M
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 11 July 2015

    Thank you for your comments. We like to feel that our guests receive value for money in British currency. We offer many newly appointed bedrooms, a luxury spa and a fantastic food & beverage offering at the hotel. The staff are only too pleased to...More

    Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

    Booked a mid week break for my parents. The room was average and clean but at £100 per night was overpriced. Hotel Spa facilities are excellent and by far the best part of the hotel. Food: this is the worst part of the hotel, evening...More

    2  Thank Kieran W
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 28 June 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am sorry that I didn't have the opportunity to speak with you on the morning of departure to discuss your comments as I personally like to speak to guests about feedback...More

    Reviewed 19 June 2015

    As a Diamond Member of the Best Western Group was supposed to be upgraded, but if this is their standard of their best room 23, must have totally different standards. General decoration dated and lacked good quality standards, especially the bathroom. The excuse for a...More

    2  Thank Ellieboos
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 21 June 2015

    Thank you for your review. I wish to pass on our apologies for as disappointing stay. I can assure you that we do take the time to delight our guests and hate to disappoint, which, I can clearly see has happened on this occasion. I...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$109 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    • Knaresborough
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    Traveller (66)
    Room & Suite (28)
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    Bathroom (12)
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    Lynne S
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from PaulaF88 | Reviewed this property |
    If you book the spa package like we did the breakfast is included, and an evening meal the food is divine x
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    peterseubert
    20 April 2016|
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    Response from Jonathan S | Property representative |
    Hello Peter, May I apologize on behalf of the entire team here at The Dower House Hotel for this issues that you encountered during your stay. I have had my maintenance team look into the problem that you encountered in... More
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    Pauline B
    10 November 2015|
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    Response from Jonathan S | Property representative |
    Hello, Unfortunatley not. The Imagine Spa is only available to residents at The Dower House Hotel and its Members. Kind Regards, Jonathan
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    "Check the ceilings and beams -in some rooms these are very low !"
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