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10 of the Best Hotels in Harrogate

Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Harrogate is the perfect spot if you’re looking for a weekend away exploring the countryside. Home to historic buildings and elegant gardens, this idyllic town truly captivates traditional Yorkshire heritage, with tearooms and antique shops often being popular spots for visitors. Here’s our hand-picked selection of the best hotels in Harrogate.

Spots like RHS Harlow Carr, Ripley Castle and the Turkish Baths make a perfect day out during your relaxing weekend away. To add to your trip, you can also enjoy a Sunday roast with all the trimmings at historic gastropub Coach and Horses or have a light bite for lunch at Michelin-recommended restaurant Three’s A Crowd.

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Best hotels in Harrogate - The West Park

The West Park Hotel

With luxurious rooms and award-winning food, The West Park Hotel combines escapism and luxury, certainly one of the best hotels in Harrogate. Their beautifully designed rooms ensure that guests are provided with maximum comfort.

The lavish accommodation is paired with a fine menu of delicious options to cater to everyone. Seasonal menus prepared with the finest locally sourced produce ensure that guests will enjoy the highest standards of dining, making it a tempting option for those looking for a spot to stay.

19 W Park, Harrogate HG1 1BJ – 01423 524471

Majestic Hotel & Spa - Best Hotels in Harrogate

DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa

This hotel is rich in history, culture and class. Built in 1889, the Majestic Hotel & Spa sits on eight acres of beautiful gardens and greenery. Situated only half a mile away from popular tourist spot Betty’s Café and a short walk away from Harrogate Convention Centre, the convenient location matched with opulent accommodation makes the Majestic Hotel a great option for those looking for one of the best hotels in Harrogate. Top-quality facilities include free wifi, spa and fitness centre and restaurant, meaning that guests can enjoy the highest standards during their stay.

Ripon Rd, Harrogate HG1 2HU – 01423 700300

Best Hotels in Harrogate - The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel

Home to almost 100 modern and stylish rooms, The White Hart Hotel is a great choice for travellers looking for a place to stay in the heart of Harrogate. The deluxe rooms are designed with comfort in mind. Its convenient location makes it a fabulous option for those looking to explore Harrogate, as it is close to some of Harrogate’s best restaurants and is only a five-minute walk from Valley Gardens.

2 Cold Bath Rd, Harrogate HG2 0NF – 01423 505681

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Hotel Du Vin

As one of the most desirable hotels in Harrogate, this hotel would suit guests looking to visit Harrogate in style. Classic period features and the distinctive Hotel Du Vin style provide guests with an enjoyable stay of the highest standards. All of its rooms and suites have been created with ultimate comfort in mind. Rooms include custom-made beds with hand-sprung mattresses, soft Egyptian bed linen and of course fluffy robes and towels. After a day of exploring the town, wind down in the walled courtyard and enjoy al fresco dining, or if you fancy, enjoy a glass of champagne in the elegant bar.

Prospect Pl, Harrogate HG1 1LB – 01423 608121

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The Harrogate Inn

The Harrogate Inn is not one to miss if you’re looking for one of the best hotels in Harrogate. Situated in a prime location on Parliament Hill, local tourist attractions like the Turkish Baths and art galleries can be accessed within just a short walk. With a range of rooms, it has everyone’s accommodation needs covered, options include classic, superior, premier or family rooms.

1 Ripon Rd, Harrogate HG1 2SY – 01423 561431

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Maison Parfaite HG1

Offering an alternative to a conventional hotel stay, Maison Parfaite presents two stylish, contemporary apartments right in the heart of Harrogate. Each apartment has been designed to the highest quality, with only the best furnishings and decor. Expect roll-tap baths, Kesseler kitchens and chic features in these luxurious apartments. Enjoy a getaway with the family, as these apartments can sleep up to 7 guests in their spacious bedrooms and social lounge. Only a stone’s throw away from Harrogate town centre and Harrogate train station, it’s in the perfect location to see all that Harrogate has to offer.

21 E Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5LF – 0800 193 2029

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Grantley Hall Ripon - Best Hotels in Harrogate

Grantley Hall

Hidden in the Yorkshire Dales lies the gem of Grantley Hall. With 47 unique rooms, five luxury restaurants and three stunning bars, this 5 Star destination is certainly one of the finest and most prestigious hotels in North Yorkshire. With a range of stunning suites tailored to the highest standards and spa with outdoor pool, a trip to Grantley Hall will be one full of glamour, class and luxury.

Choose from their variety of top-class suites, taking your pick from a variety of features including a pillow menu, laundry services and even a complimentary shoeshine! Their dining experiences blend rich heritage with modern class and vitality, with restaurants serving a variety of menus from pan-Asian to Michelin-starred dining. End your night in style and enjoy late-night fizz in the stunning cocktail venue at one of the best hotels in Harrogate.

Grantley Hall, Ripon HG4 3ET – 01765 620070

goldsborough hall hotel - Best Hotels in Harrogate

Goldsborough Hall

This 16th-century statley home situated close to Harrogate and Knarsborough was the former home of Princess Mary. Now, it serves as a stunning hotel providing luxury accommodation and award-winning dining experiences for its visitors.

Take a stroll around the unspoilt grounds and enjoy the beautiful and historic gardens before enjoying a stay in one of the luxury suites. With a range of heritage-inspired rooms to choose from, guests will be able to relax amongst luxuries for their stay at Goldsborough Hall, with stylish spaces and elegant and refined décor. After a long day, relax and unwind with a Michelin recommended tasting menu, or enjoy a drink on The Terrace. Goldsborough Hall is not to be missed if you’re looking for one of the best hotels in Harrogate.

Church St, Goldsborough, Knaresborough HG5 8NR – 01423 867321

Best Hotels in Harrogate - Wood Hall Hotel Wetherby

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

A short drive away from Harrogate centre lies the grand Wood Hall Hotel & Spa. This hotel features 44 captivating rooms and 10 feature rooms, blending contemporary comforts with all the features you’d expect from a historic country house.

Relax in the hotel’s spa which offers ELEMIS face and body treatments. You can also experience modern British cuisine in their two restaurants, The Georgian Restaurant and The Drawing Room & Bar. Explore everything Yorkshire has to offer at one of the best hotels in Harrogate.

Trip Ln, Linton, Wetherby, LS22 4JA – 01937 587271

Best hotels in Harrogate - Rudding Park Hotel and Spa pool

Rudding Park Hotel and Spa

Rudding Park Hotel is a privately owned luxury hotel and spa, certainly one of the best hotels in Harrogate that you don’t want to miss. This dreamy venue is home to 90 luxurious rooms, a destination spa, two onsite restaurants and a kitchen garden.

As the proud winner of multiple hospitality awards, guest satisfaction is guaranteed at the Rudding Park Hotel. Combining contemporary design with a traditional country house, luxury stays can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Rudding Ln, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH – 01423 871350 


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