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Bond End
Knaresborough, England HG5 9AL
Great Britain


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Hotel Overview

Dating back to the 15th century the Dower House Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is set in one acre of gardens in the traditional market town of Knaresborough in the heart of Yorkshire.

This 29 guest room hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome to business and leisure guests alike.

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Our award winning Storm Restaurant offers an excellent range of dishes and wines served in comfortable and relaxed surroundings and is one of the finest restaurants in the area.

The Imagine Health & Spa has an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam room and full gymnasium, it also offers guests the perfect place to relax after a busy day at work, walking in the Dales or wandering around Harrogate and the antique shops of York.

Together with our lounge and bar, both with crackling fires in the winter and our garden and terrace in the summer, the Dower House Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is an ideal base for your trip to the Harrogate area.

It is ideally located for access, being just three miles from the A1-M1 motorway and half an hour from Leeds Bradford airport. The major seaport of Hull is just 1one hour away and the town of Harrogate is just next door.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed with Restrictions on request 10GBP per pet per night


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Bond End
Knaresborough, England

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Cocktail lounge serves bar snacks, a fine selection of wines, beers and other beverages.
  • Restaurant on-site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exercise facility open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Sauna
  • Universal gym
  • Safe deposit box
  • Guest laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Copy machine
  • Porter available
  • Hot tub
  • Dance floor
  • Interior corridor
  • Solarium
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas. Free in-room wireless internet access
  • Parking for the physically challenged, nominal fee
  • Outdoor parking, nominal fee
  • Paid parking, 2 GBP fee
  • Drinking water
  • Wireless HSIA access is now completely free of charge throughout the hotel.
  • Newspaper lounge
  • No elevator
  • Full breakfast available for 10.95 GBP fee.
  • Laptops available for hire
  • Leisure center on premises, includes coffee shop open seven days a week.
  • Evening reception
More Amenities


  • Vanity packs news channels
  • Cable or satellite television news channels
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries
  • Private bath or shower
  • Plugs near mirrors
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • AM/FM radio
  • Desk/work area, desk lamp in guest rooms
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Room service from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Wake-up calls
  • Cribs available
  • Iron, ironing board
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Nearby Attractions


  • 0.20 mile(s) from Mother Shiptons Cave, ancient caves and natural rock formations with underground tours.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Knaresborough Castle, situated at the top of a large cliff, with a commanding view of the River Nidd and the Forest of Knaresborough.
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Harrogate International Centre, Harrogates conference venue, trade shows & public exhibitions throughout the year.
  • 10.10 mile(s) from Henry Moore Institute, center for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. An exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive.
  • 11.10 mile(s) from Harewood House, a Georgian mansion with extensive gardens, hosts various events throughout the year. Seasonal opening.
  • 11.10 mile(s) from RHS Garden Harlow Carr, a Georgian mansion with extensive gardens, hosts various events throughout the year. Seasonal opening.
  • 14.10 mile(s) from Headingley Stadium, international cricket ground situated in Leeds.
  • 16.10 mile(s) from York Racecourse
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Elland Road, Leeds United Football Club home ground
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Castle Howard


  • Restaurant 48, on premises, Full Service, International, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Nearby Cities

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Harrogate
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Leeds
  • 19.00 mile(s) from York
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Manchester


  • 0.10 mile(s) from 101 Knaresborough bus
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Knaresborough Rail Station
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Leeds Bradford Airport
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Manchester International