10 places to stay this Autumn/Winter around Harrogate

  1. November 7, 2016 6:32 pm
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As Winter approaches, as does the need for a weekend break before Christmas arrives. A great excuse for a shopping weekend with the girls, a romantic long weekend with your partner or a family short break away. Here at Harrogate.co.uk, we have compiled a list of hotels in and around Harrogate which should cater for all needs! Let’s see which is for you…

1) Hotel Du Vin

From £99 for a standard room


The location:

Set opposite the The Stray, Hotel Du Vin is a 5-minute walk from the Royal Pump Room Museum and a 6-minute walk from Royal Hall, an Edwardian theatre built in 1903.

The feel:

An upscale hotel built from a row of Georgian houses with a luxury boutique interior design feel.

The Perks:

Traditional breakfast and afternoon tea (at a fee) are served. As well as having a highly regarded French-styled bistro as part of the hotel that offers seasonal cuisine, and a pewter-top bar. There's also a glass-walled wine cellar, a walled courtyard and an elegant spa.

2) Rudding Park

From £195 for a standard room


The location:

A luxury hotel and spa, 3.6 miles from Harrogate, occupies a Georgian manor and sits on 300 acres with an 18-hole golf course.

The feel:

There's a formal ‘Clock Tower’ restaurant with a sunroom that encloses a 400-year-old tree, plus a 14-seat private cinema and a 4-room luxury spa offering treatments and a steam room. The golf course includes a driving range, and there's a helipad.


One of Top 3 Best Hotels in UK, TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2016.

3) Studley Hotel

From £78 for a standard room


The location:

A few minutes walk from the Valley Gardens and seconds from the Pump Rooms in central Harrogate.

The feel:

Sophisticated boutique hotel in a townhouse with a courtyard.

The perks:

Full English breakfast is provided. There's an elegant Asian restaurant called the ‘The Orchid.’ Ask anyone from Harrogate and there’s a good change this will be their favourite restaurant in Harrogate. There is also a cocktail lounge bar, as well as a seasonal patio.

4) Airbnb

Average £100 a night


Range of locations and prices available. A great choice for a last minute booking or if you’d rather have the choice to eat out in the many restaurants Harrogate have to offer.

Great for families, single travellers and couples. Airbnb gives the option for location to suit you and a good choice for those who don’t necessarily need the ‘hotel’ experience.

5) Premier Inn – Harrogate Town Centre

From £52.00 for a standard room



Two minutes from the Harrogate International Centre and the boutiques of the town centre. A great spot if you wish to experience Harrogate’s nightlife!

The feel:

A safe but trusted option, perfect for nearby bars and restaurants.

The perks:

Location, location, location! Oh and the price of course.

6) General Tarleton

From £93 per night for a standard room


The location:

The General Tarleton is a little out of Harrogate, it is 3.6 miles from the A1(M) and 7 minutes' drive from central Knaresborough.

The feel:

The hotel is set in a restored 18th-century coaching inn, this elegant country inn with a farm-to-table restaurant. The quaint rooms feature views of the countryside, free WiFi and en suite bathrooms.

The perks:

Full Yorkshire breakfast is included. In addition to the upscale restaurant, there's a guest lounge and cosy private dining room.

7) The Timble Inn

From £180 per night for a standard room


The location:

Nestled in the Washburn Valley in an 18th-century stone building, this upscale inn is 9.3 miles from Bolton Abbey and 10.2 miles from central Harrogate.

The feel:

The Timble Inn offers sophisticated rooms that feature 400-thread count Egyptian cotton linens, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities with biscuits. Guestrooms in the main inn have free WiFi.

The perks:

A full English breakfast and a 3-course candlelit dinner are included. There's also a relaxed bar. The Timble Inn is situated near a popular walk around two picturesque reservoirs, Fewston and Swinsty.

8) West Park Hotel

From £205 for a standard room


The location:

West Park overlooks the beautiful Harrogate Stray, an open area of 200 acres of parkland right in the centre of this historic spa town.

The feel:

A contemporary boutique hotel that has been transformed from the original Victorian coach house into 25 spacious and luxurious bedrooms and suites. People come to sleep, drink and eat and is popular amongst the locals for a Saturday night catch up.

The perks:

Great location, décor and cuisine. West Park has an extensive list of cocktails, fine wines, champagne and the very best local ales.


West Park is also dog friendly!

9) Devonshire Arms

From £185 for a standard room


The location:

0.5 miles from Bolton Abbey and 16.1 miles from Harrogate International Centre.

The feel:

This high-end 17th-century country inn is an upscale establishment.

The perks:

The restaurant serves upscale fare, using ingredients from its kitchen gardens. There's also a bistro/bar offering a more casual menu. The luxury spa has an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and beauty treatments (at a fee).

10) Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

From £170 for a standard room


The location:

The Wood Hall Hotel is 6 minutes' drive from Wetherby Golf Course.

The feel:

Set on 100 acres with terraced gardens and woodland, this upscale, 18th-century country
The refined rooms all include en suite bathrooms with designer toiletries, and have flat-screen TVs and free WiFi.

The perks:

There's an elegant restaurant and a drawing room with floor-to-ceiling windows. There's also a heated indoor pool, a steam room and a gym, and spa treatments are available.

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