The Yorkshire Hotel
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... br> At the beginning of December we will cross (hopefully from Northern Thailand) into Laos. We'll have 30 days to explore as much as we can before crossing into Cambodia, for roughly the month of February. Then it's in to Vietnam.
We then plan to head south through Malaysia to Indonesia. Then....we'll let you know!
Checked into our Uber Modern B&B in the old walled city of York. The friendly owner has gone all out in redecorating our room in a Japanese theme and electronics and buttons galore (press button shower, smart 3D TV, silent fridge etc). The old city has a myriad of narrow winding streets and 14th century houses and, of course Minster Cathedral, a sprawling example of a 13th century ...
... popular theme in Hollywood, featured in such films as The Eagle, The Last Legion and Centurion. It's popularity is due to the fact that the legion disappeared completely North of Hadrian's Wall, most likely falling victim to the mighty Picts.
During the Anglo Saxon period York was known as Eoforwic. I absolutely love Old English names! Maybe I should change my name to Ethelred! The Anglo-Saxon period was cut short in this part of ...
...apart from my own of course... I have a few travel blogs that have inspired and informed me before our trip! http://gellipower.wordpress.com Gelli Power This blog is wrtten by my second cousin (once removed? twice removed? anyway...) documenting her 6 months living in the wilds of Wales. Their lifestyle could not be more back to basics but is so inpsiring becuase it is wonderfully simple (not ...
... where the famous and not so famous have studied. st Johns, Queens and Kings all have magnificent stone buildings and like Sydney uni, grass you can't walk on( well you can walk on it but don't try it someone will nab you )
ended up in the Bathhouse pub, a tiny pub with low ceilings, low light, good cider and food for dinner, with a small number of our ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews The Yorkshire Hotel Harrogate
We paid £75 for a double room and were very impressed. It was comfy, clean, quiet and had recently been refurbished. Parking spaces are provided outside the hotel. We have been in bigger double-rooms but this was adequate for our needs as we were out in the evening. The breakfast was superb -freshly cooked full English breakfasts were included in the price - and how many hotels do breakfasts to order? And how about the location -right opposite Bettys Tea Rooms, which never disappoints. Sounds like we were eating all the time, but we weren't!
Bridal buyers weekend.
This year my colleagues and I chose the right hotel. The staff were well trained and it showed. Our rooms were well furnished and modern, compared to other Harrogate Hotels we have stayed in over the last 10yrs. No grumbles regarding our stopping out late and the breakfast the next day was more than a welcome pick me up.
I stayed on a business trip for one night in September due to being unable to get back home (bosses ?!?!). Very few rooms available and had a rear facing room (rooms facing the gardened area at the front are apparently more in demand). However, the room I had was huge ! A double, a single AND a sofa bed all to myself. The bathroom was also large with a fabulous shower ! You just can't beat a good power shower...
My husband and I have just returned from a one night stay at the Yorkshire Hotel, Harrogate.
We stayed at Xmas time and the service was terrible, I informed them of a major leak in one of the linen rooms whoch incidently could have turned into something major. Room was tiny and the bathroom was not clean and had marks on the bath.
Breakfast was a nightmre having to wait for half an hour to be seated and then there was very little left on the buffet. I appreciate that foreign studendt/immigrants need somwhere to work to pay their way and I am by no means predjudice but not one person in the restaurant could speak english.
Thumbs down, sorry.
Creaking floorboards where you can hear every footstep from the room upstairs.
Apparently this hotel has been refurbished recently, and one of their brochures claimed that following this, they were being upgraded to four star. However, the first room we were given had quite clearly NOT been refurbished - merely re wallpapered. The room was absolutely tiny (barely enough room to walk around the bed properly) furniture was ancient, with handles falling off, and the bathroom was just disgusting. The bath was covered in dubious stains, and there were tiles falling off the wall.
We stay every year at this hotel to do Christmas shopping. Since refurbishment it has become so comfortable, staff so friendly, and prices amazingly good. The rooms are pleasant especially those facing the Stray, the facilities fine. The menu is limited but covers most tastes, the wine list comprehensive enough to suit most palates. The bathrooms are great, plenty of space for toilet bags etc, towels changed daily, beds comfortable, good hospitality tray. A bit of heating in the bathroom could be an idea (to dry washed tights).
A wonderful hotel for a short break in this wonderful town - wouldn't miss it for the world.
Weekend break in Harrogate - but where to stay?
What a surprise!
We stayed here on a complete whim - the place looked ok, terrifyingly full of an older generation.... but the price was right....
However, when we reached the room we were amazed - all funky velvet sofas and chairs in chocolate brown, gorgeous bedding and very modern light fittings - a complete surprise!
The breakfast was extremely substantial and extremely good.