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    Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa

    Bond End, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 9AL, England
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    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    My wife and I stayed here for two nights on 20 August. The dining facilities are excellent and the staff are polite , helpful and efficient. However, we did have to complain about our room. We stayed in room 22. Whilst the bathroom was O.K....More

    1  Thank michaelosborne1945
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for letting us know about your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed the restaurant and that you found the staff to be very polite, helpful and efficient. I apologise for not exceeding your expectations with room 22. We are about to refurbish...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

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    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

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    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stop over on our way to the North. Good four star hotel and food, friendly staff. We didn't use the spa as it was very busy. The village of Knaresborough is very pretty - it would have been nice to stay a...More

    Thank Pesta1963
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your kind comments. We always strive to exceed our guests expectations and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. You really must return and take advantage of all that Knaresborough has to offer. Best wishes, Jonathan

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    We started with a treatment and spa, very relaxing. The staff in the spa are warm and welcoming. The treatments were restful. The hotel staff are are also welcoming and polite. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The evening meal was plentiful (not too...More

    Thank IDandCClarke
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for letting us know about your recent visit to Dower House Hotel & Spa. I will pass on your kind comments to Imagine Spa for your relaxing experience. I am please that you enjoyed your room, the food and drink. The team will...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    After reading reviews on Trip Advisor about this hotel we booked it for a week and then I called to ask for a quiet room that had been renovated. We met up with family who also stayed there. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and...More

    Thank Lesley S
    Response from Jonathan S, General Manager at Best Western Dower House Hotel & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your lovely comments, we are pleased that you chose the Dower House and that you found the hotel to be lovely and comfortable. We try to create a real home from home atmosphere which is why I feel we have so many...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$92 - US$167 (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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    Lynne S
    12 July 2017|
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    Response from sally h | Reviewed this property |
    yes it was and it was lovely too. x
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    peterseubert
    19 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
    9 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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    "Before booking a room ask not to be put in one with a number begining with 2"
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    "Ask for a renovated room"
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    "Most of the rooms are located in the spa extension at the back of the property, so not much to choose..."
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