If you're looking for something grand in Yorkshire, then you're spoilt for choice. Here's the selection of hotels that were shortlisted in the 2020 Large Hotel of the Year category at the prestigious White Rose Awards.
The Grand Hotel & Spa is York’s most luxurious address. Housed in the former North Eastern Railway Headquarters, the iconic Edwardian building retains much of its stunning architecture and original features and provides an idyllic setting for a city break in York, or a base to explore the region. As the city’s only accredited five-star hotel, The Grand offers unrivalled service, elegance and style with a warm Yorkshire welcome.
Nestled in the heart of a 1,400-acre estate, The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa is where you'll find delicious dining, showcasing their Yorkshire roots, a luxury award-winning spa, and beautiful accommodation that boasts stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales. But that's not all. They are also home to one of the UK's best shooting grounds, Land Rover Experience and guests can also enjoy Fly Fishing on The Coniston Lake or set foot on one of the many walking trails.
Grantley Hall - Set in 38 acres of landscaped grounds boasting an English Heritage listed ornamental Japanese Garden, many water features, the formal Rill Garden complete with fountain and bespoke sculptures; with stepping stones and ornate bridges to discover, the setting of the hotel provides a tranquil backdrop for any guest.
The Yorkshire Hotel - With an elegant Victorian exterior, the Yorkshire Hotel in Harrogate overlooks The Stray and offers a range of bedrooms just minutes from Bettys Tea Rooms & Harrogate Convention Centre. It has a Bar, Restaurant & Free WiFi.
Hotel Indigo York - Surrounded by culture and steeped in rich history, amidst marvellous modern attractions and an array of vintage and independent shops proudly stands 4-star boutique hotel, Hotel Indigo York. Its vibrant and stylish neighbourhood design details echo York’s rich history in each of the modern, relaxing guest rooms. Explore York’s characterful streets, including the iconic Shambles, walk the City Walls, and take in the majestic Minster, all just a stone’s throw away.
Wentbridge House Hotel - Winners of the White Rose Awards 2013 ‘Large Hotel of the Year’ and White Rose Awards 2014 ‘Outstanding Customer Service’, Wentbridge House Hotel is a country house hotel located in Wentbridge. It dates from 1700 and is set in 20 acres of gardens and grounds in the beautiful Went Valley. The hotel is steeped in history and provides a relaxing and peaceful setting that is within easy reach of the cities of Wakefield, Leeds, York and Doncaster.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hull opened in 2017 with a £25million investment. The hotel is conveniently located in Hull City Centre and offers 165 bedrooms and dedicated Conference facilities for up to 1000 theatre style in a pillar free flexible event space. The hotel has 7 meeting rooms, a branded Marco Pierre White’s restaurant, Lounge Bar, The Lexington Rooftop Bar & Terrace along with 24 hour room service. Located in the heart of the city centre, the DoubleTree Hull is well located only 0.2 miles from Hull Paragon Interchange offering 7 direct trains daily to London Kings Cross, 30 minutes from Humberside Airport and only 20 minutes from the M62. The hotel also offers 75 onsite secure parking spaces.
The White Hart Hotel, Harrogate - In Harrogate's elegant Montpellier Quarter, this historic hotel offers both bedrooms and serviced apartments and is just a few minutes' walk from Harrogate International Centre. It has an award-winning restaurant and free Wi-Fi.
Perhaps you fancy a stay in a luxurious boutique hotel? Well, Yorkshire certainly packs a punch when it comes to this too. Here's some of the hotels that were shortlisted for our Small Hotel of the Year award at the 2019 White Rose Awards:
Grays Court, York - The vibrant and diverse history of Grays Court provides the opportunity to stay, dine and relax in a building that has seen knighthoods bestowed, played host to kings and has the privilege of being the only privately owned building in York with direct access to York’s City walls. We sincerely hope that you enjoy your time with us, whether this be an overnight stay in our luxurious hotel, dining with us in The Bow Room Restaurant or visiting us for drinks.
Wensleydale Heifer is an inn located in West Witton. Few Inns can boast such an outstanding location as the Wensleydale Heifer Inn. Nestling in the picturesque village of West Witton in the heart of the Wensleydale and in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Untouched and unspoilt, this corner of Yorkshire offers a spectacular backdrop for the unrivalled enjoyment of fine country life including walking, trout fishing and bird watching.
Nestled in the heart of the North Yorkshire countryside, the Crab Manor Hotel and the Crab and Lobster Restaurant are the ideal destinations for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. Offering opulent accommodation and exquisite cuisine, our twinned establishments are perfect for the weary business traveller or for those of you who just fancy a well-deserved break.
Spending the night at Goldsborough Hall is not just about taking in the 400-year-old Royal history of this private family home, but also relaxing in the most amazing accommodation, synonymous with the Goldsborough Hall standard. Experience for yourself the history, elegance, indulgence and sheer opulence of staying in a Royal residence - once home to HRH Princess Mary during the 1920s.