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Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa

  • Bond End
  • Knaresborough
  • North Yorkshire
  • HG5 9AL


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Four Poster Bed
  • Function Room
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Weddings
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 29 ensuite rooms
  • Free WiFi 
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Spa and Golf Packages
  • Indoor pool, spa, Jacuzzi & gym
  • Fitness classes 

About Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa

Dating from the 15th century, Best Western Dower House Hotel & Spa in Knaresborough is Grade II Listed and beautifully modernised with extensive conference, wedding and dining facilities.  Perfect for pamper spa breaks, golf escapes, festive getaways and either for business or leisure, the hotel is easily reached off the A1 motorway, has free WiFi throughout and an award-winning breakfast is included in your stay. 


The hotel has 29 en-suite rooms in a range of configurations spread across the ground and first floors.  All rooms include:-

  • Modern en-suite bathrooms with towels and quality toiletries.
  • A selection of our larger rooms are suitable for families, with extra beds and cots available if required.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Clock radios, hairdryers and telephones.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Flat-screen TVs with Freeview channels.
  • DVD players available on request.
  • For that extra special stay in North Yorkshire opt for our four poster bedrooms or Honeymoon suite.

Food and Drink

Dine in style in the hotel's Storm restaurant with A La Carte menu, open daily from 7pm (last orders are 9.30pm), and for lunch from 12 noon until 2pm. 


  • A choice of room venues catering for wedding parties of 10 to 25, and up to 120 guests.
  • Our largest venue - The Nidderdale - holds up to 112 people.
  • Licenced for Civil Ceremonies.
  • Wedding packages to suit various budgets.

Conference/ Functions

Easily reached off motorway links (3 miles off the A1) and offering 29 en-suite rooms, Dower House is perfect for conference events and all kinds of functions. Various meeting rooms are available.

Spa/ Leisure Facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gym.
  • Fitness classes.
  • One to one training available.
  • Regular themed/ social evenings including BBQ nights and Quiz nights.

Other Facilities

  • Well behaved dogs welcome for a small extra charge.
  • Children under 14 - when sharing with 2 paying adults - stay and eat free!
  • Chocolates and champagne available in rooms by request for an extra charge.
  • Ample onsite free parking.
  • Regular events.
  • Spa and golf break packages.

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in from 3pm and check-out is by 11am.  

Around and About

  • Knaresborough Castle and Mother Shipton's Cave.
  • Harrogate and the Yorkshire Showground.
  • The hotel is just 3 miles off the A1 - within easy driving distance of Leeds and York.



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