18 Of The Best Luxury Hotels In Yorkshire

18 Of The Best Luxury Hotels In Yorkshire
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The UK has some of the most luxurious hotels in the world, and Yorkshire is no exception. Yorkshire has plenty of luxury hotels to choose from, giving visitors plenty of options when deciding on a hotel.

Whether you are looking at North Yorkshire or want to find accommodation in the South, you are certain to find fantastic luxury hotels with swimming pools, spa facilities, and the best fine dining options that will make your stay wonderful.

For anyone who is still making plans on where to go, finding the perfect hotel can be the deciding factor. Keeping this in mind, we have put together a list of some of the best luxury hotels Yorkshire has to offer.

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18 of the Best Luxury Hotels in Yorkshire

1. Manor House Lindley

The Manor House Lindley is a luxury hotel located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. This beautiful building has been voted as visitors' favourite place to stay in Yorkshire, and it is easy to see why.

Guest rooms are furnished with coffee facilities and a minibar, while the entertainment in the room includes a flatscreen TV, iPod docking station and radio. Your stay will be made even more comfortable by the provision of slippers and complimentary toiletries.

When staying at the hotel, guests can enjoy several facilities. This includes the Lindley Cellars, which hosts live music as well as delectable drinks and sharing boards, the Rooftop Terrace Bar for sundowners with a view of St. Stephens Church, and the Clock Tower Lounge where you can find glitzy cocktails.

The Manor House Lindley also offers an apartment for those considering an extended stay at the hotel. The two-storey apartment has a bedroom with a four-poster bed, a Victorian lounge, and free parking.

The gym, called the Studio, has some of the best equipment available and offers small group training sessions.

2. Stone House Hotel

This majestic hotel will take your breath away. Located near Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales, the hotel is surrounded by several acres of sprawling lawns and gardens which the guests can enjoy.

The Edwardian country house was built in 1908 and has been a family-run establishment for the past 40 years.

All rooms are equipped with coffee-making facilities and a Smart TV. You will find wooden beams, log fires, and oak panelling throughout the hotel, making it the perfect home away from home.

The bar serves local ales and wines that guests can enjoy in the gardens, lounge or billiards room. The restaurant provides guests with a hearty breakfast and is also open for tea time and dinner.

Some of the family rooms are dog friendly, but it is up to guests to check whether the room they are booking has been marked as pet friendly.

Activities in the area include golf at one of the many golf clubs, cycling and motorbiking on country roads and walking through the Yorkshire Dales.

3. Grantley Hall

Grantley Hall is a luxury hotel and wellness in the Yorkshire Dales. This stately building has 47 guest rooms, four restaurants (including a Michelin-starred restaurant) and five exquisite bars.

The hotel offers wellness retreats at the Three Graces Spa and the state-of-the-art ELITE Luxury Gym. Guests can enjoy guidance from personal trainers, and the gym facilities include a 3D body scanner, an underwater treadmill, cryotherapy and altitude training facilities.

Grantley Hall has various room options available, which combine modern luxury with traditional decor. The Deluxe rooms are cosy and comfortable, while the Royal Suite consists of two storeys and has sweeping views of the gardens and River Skell.

4. Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

The Feversham Arms Hotel is the perfect romantic getaway for couples. The cosy rooms and Verbena Spa treatments have a relaxing atmosphere, coupled with exceptional dining and lots of activities in the area.

The Hotel has a history of hospitality going back 150 years. It perfectly blends its Victorian heritage with modern touches and design elements often seen in boutique hotels in the UK.

The award-winning Verbena Spa has plenty of special spa treatments on offer, but of note is the outdoor pool that is heated and open throughout the year.

Guests that are able to bring themselves to leave their luxury rooms will find plenty to do in the surrounding area. The North York Moors National Park is close by, as is the Helmsley Castle and the historic town of Helmsley.

5. Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall is a country house located a short distance from York city centre. Despite the proximity to the city, the hotel is secluded and set in several acres of gardens, making it the perfect combination of country and city.

The house was built in 1699 but has since been remodelled to be one of the best hotels in Yorkshire, known worldwide for its comfortable rooms, fantastic food, award-winning restaurant and boutique spa.

There are 29 guest rooms in the hotel and courtyard, several with four-poster beds and views over the garden and York Racecourse.

The restaurant has won "Restaurant of the Year" twice and has 2 AA Rosettes. Diners can choose from the a la carte menu or indulge in the tasting menu. The restaurants offer breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.

The spa is situated in two listed Edwardian cottages in a private garden and offers visitors access to a heated indoor pool as well as plenty of treatment options.

The most noteworthy attraction close to the hotel is the York Minster Cathedral.

6. The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa

The Devonshire Arms Hotel is ideally located on the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales and offers all guests a warm welcome with cosy lounges and comfortable guest rooms.

The 40 rooms include all the amenities needed for a short or long stay and form the perfect base for an escape to the country. With plenty of national parks in the area, the Devonshire Arms hotel is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty. The two wings of the hotel are unique, with the old wing focused on historic charm, while the new wing takes in the commanding views.

The hotel is dog-friendly, as long as the pet policy is followed and the hotel is notified of the dogs you will be bringing.

The Devonshire Spa and Secret Spa will bring a sense of relaxation to your stay at the Devonshire Arms.

The Devonshire Spa offers state of the art treatments and access to the indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna.

The Secret Spa is located behind the Devonshire Spa. This outdoor spa will have you relaxing in your own bell tent, with access to all spa treatments. It is the perfect couple's retreat, and you will have a personalised spa experience for the day.

7. Waterton Park Hotel

The four-star Waterton Park Hotel is set in a scenic location with its own lake and woodland, and is surrounded by the Waterton Park Golf Club.

The beautiful estate hotel has access to the neighbouring golf course, as well as spa and leisure facilities and award-winning food. The hotel is situated on the grounds of Walton Hall, which sits on its own private island surrounded by the lake.

The hotel has 63 guest rooms, with 22 rooms located in Walton Hall and 41 rooms in the purpose-built hotel on the mainland. There are also conference rooms, and a romantic cottage tucked away on the estate.

Activities and attractions in the area include the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the National Trust's Nostell Priory. Guests who wish to stay on the estate can indulge in treatments at the Waterton Park Spa or get sweaty at the gym.

8. Dakota Leeds

The Dakota Leeds Hotel is one of the best hotels in Leeds. Each of the 84 luxurious guest rooms comes with air-conditioning, Sky TV, complimentary toiletries and modern en suite bathrooms.

The on-site bar and Dakota Grill restaurant cater to all guests' dietary needs, with delicious drinks and edgy food made from local ingredients.

Situated in the heart of the city, with plenty of bars and nightlife in the area, as well as the Leeds United FC, Leeds Playhouse and shopping malls, everyone will find something to enjoy.

9. Brocco On The Park Boutique Hotel

Brocco On The Park is housed in a renovated Edwardian villa. The hotel renovation stuck to its Edwardian roots, and inside you will find a cosy Norwegian decor style that is all about simplicity and comfort.

This boutique hotel has eight well-appointed rooms, each named after a local bird species. These rooms not only look beautiful, but they are some of the most comfortable rooms in Sheffield.

Wooden floors and soft wool rugs give the rooms a cosy look, and the soft bed will ensure sound sleep and relaxation. All rooms come with Bramley skincare products, a Nespresso coffee maker, cotton robes, fresh milk, and daily biscuits and cakes.

The Sheffield Restaurant serves seasonal dishes consisting of British food with a Nordic Twist.

10. Raithwaite Sandsend

The Raithwaite Sandsend Hotel is located on the Yorkshire coast, surrounded by woodland and the North York Moors. It combines a rural atmosphere with the beautiful Yorkshire coastline, making it an excellent escape for all.

Rooms at Raithwaite Sandsend are located either in the Main House, The Hide or in Rooms by Beck. The rooms vary in size, from the smallest Snug room to the largest Family Suite. No matter the size, all the rooms are beautifully decorated and luxurious.

The Whitby Restaurant has dishes made from freshly picked vegetables, fresh local seafood, and mushrooms and herbs from the hotel's organic garden.

Guests can unwind at the Raithwaite Spa, where they will find a heated indoor pool, steam room and sauna, and several spa treatments in a relaxing atmosphere.

11. The Fleece Hotel Richmond

This four-star hotel is located within walking distance from Richmond Castle, in the market town of Richmond.

It has 13 guest rooms, each beautifully decorated with large, snuggly beds, a TV, tea and coffee facilities and en suite marble bathrooms.

The food served at the restaurant has been sourced from local farmers and is prepared by a team of dedicated chefs. The restaurant also serves freshly baked cakes for afternoon tea.

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12. Whitley Hall Hotel

Whitley Hall Hotel is an old country manor located on the hillside of South Yorkshire. This ivy-covered building has 32 en-suite bedrooms, each decorated to showcase the unique history of the building.

Its convenient proximity to Sheffield town centre makes this luxury hotel the perfect destination for those who want an escape from the city without being too secluded.

Restaurant 1584 is the crowning jewel at Whitley Hall. The restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette and serves everything from bar snacks to Table D'Hote meals.

13. The Burgoyne

The Burgoyne Hotel is an entryway into the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Proudly standing in the Swaledale Valley, the hotel is the perfect destination to unwind.

The 11 refurbished bedrooms have been named after local towns, and each is uniquely decorated, meaning no two stays at the Burgoyne will ever be the same.

The 1783 Bar and Restaurant provides an award-winning dining experience, with fresh local food and a relaxed atmosphere.

14. Goldsborough Hall

Goldsborough Hall is a historic, stately home in North Yorkshire. This Grade II listed building was constructed in 1598 for Sir Richard Hutton and housed Princess Mary in the 1920s.

It now offers five-star luxury accommodation, boasting a 3 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant and award-winning gardens. It is truly one of the most exclusive luxury hotels in the UK

The guest rooms cover the top floor of the house, as well as the neighbouring Dower House and Garden House. The style of the rooms combines the history of the building with modern luxuries and contemporary decor.

Guests can lounge around the hotel's many rooms, enjoy food at the restaurant, or explore the gardens on an official Garden Tour - from the kitchen gardens and greenhouses to woodland walks and lime tree lanes.

15. The West Park Hotel

The contemporary, boutique West Park Hotel located in the heart of spa-town Harrogate is the ideal weekend escape for those looking for a break from their daily lives.

The 25 en suite guest rooms have been recently refurbished and have each been uniquely decorated. Throughout the refurbishments, the character of the historic building has been preserved.

The hotel restaurant offers seasonal menus with ingredients sourced from farmers around North England.

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16. The Churchill Hotel

The Churchill Hotel is a luxury hotel situated in the heart of York. The beautifully renovated Grade II listed Georgian Manor is the perfect base for those visiting York for work or leisure.

On-site guests can dine at the Dewsnaps restaurant, which offers a modern twist on traditional Yorkshire dishes, or have a drink at the Wellington Bar. There is also a new beer garden that serves wood-fired pizza for those summer evenings.

Different room types are available, but even the more budget-friendly rooms do not skimp on style and comfort, with modern amenities and luxurious furnishings.

17. Wentbridge House Hotel

The Wentbridge House Hotel is the perfect hotel for any occasion. Those looking for a hotel for the family or a romantic weekend away will not be disappointed by the rooms and facilities at Wentbridge House.

The country house hotel was established 6o years ago and is a real hidden gem, with 41 individually decorated rooms surrounded by manicured gardens. Each of the rooms has Molton Brown toiletries, cotton sheets and luxurious beds.

The hotel restaurant offers simple dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients. One of the favourite dishes of past guests is the dry-aged, tender steaks from Dovecote Park.

18. The Bike & Boot Inn

The Bike & Boot Inn is less than two minutes from Scarborough Beach and is aimed at modern 21st-century guests looking for luxury. They encourage guests to bring along their dogs, bikes and surfboards and offer free hot drinks, free parking, and free movies.

Each of the 65 rooms is decorated in a modern and fun style, and some of the rooms have sweeping views over the Yorkshire coast. The lounge area, known as The Retreat, has comfy couches, board games and hot drinks throughout the day and is the perfect place to relax.

The restaurant, Bareca, is a hybrid bar, restaurant and cafe serving delicious, no-fuss meals. For outdoor lovers, there is the Wadobi, where guests can find umbrellas, raincoats, bikes for hire, a dog grooming area and a storage area for their own bikes and boards.

FAQs

Does Stone House Hotel have a restaurant on-site?

Yes. The hotel restaurant offers English breakfasts, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. There is also an option for room service.

Which popular attractions are close to The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa?

  • Bolton Abbey Estate
  • Harrogate
  • Ilkley
  • Skipton
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • The Priory Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert

Are there any historical sites close to Grantley Hall?

Yes. Historical sites include:

  • the medieval city of York
  • Harewood House
  • Saltaire
  • Castle Howard
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Does Waterton Park Hotel offer any business services?

Yes. Waterton Park Hotel has five meeting rooms and offers business accommodation and special delegate rates.

Final Thoughts

No matter where you are travelling to in Yorkshire, you will find some of the best luxury hotels in the UK. The luxury hotels listed above are perfect for business travellers, romantic weekends away, or longer family trips.

Whether you want to explore the cities, escape to the countryside, or feel the fresh sea breeze, you will easily find a luxury hotel in Yorkshire perfect for a memorable holiday.

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