Walshford

The Bridge Hotel & Spa

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • This 4-star hotel in North Yorkshire is less than 10 minutes' drive from the market town of Wetherby
  • Part of the hotel's main building is a former coaching inn dating from the 17th century
  • Spa facilities include an outside hot tub, a Nordic sauna, an ice fountain and a eucalyptus steam room (spa access must be pre-booked; additional fees apply)
  • Harrogate, Leeds and York are all around 30 minutes' drive away

88%
"Lovely food, friendly and helpful staff, comfortable rooms"
Wendy
Oct 20, 2019 - Moor Row, United Kingdom
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Overview

The Bridge Hotel & Spa is in the hamlet of Walshford in North Yorkshire. The hotel is said to stand exactly halfway between London and Edinburgh, so it's not surprising that there is a 17th-century coaching inn at the core of the hotel building. Today, the property is five minutes' drive from the A1(M) and is "well-connected" (The AA) for day trips.

The hotel is less than 10 minutes' drive from the market town of Wetherby, home to Wetherby Racecourse, which hosts racedays from October to July. Bramham Park -- a sprawling wooded estate with an 18th-century manor -- is a 15-minute drive away.

You can also drive 15 minutes to Knaresborough and see Mother Shipton's Cave or the ruined 14th-century castle, or venture 30 minutes by car to spend the day at Newby Hall, Fountains Abbey or Lightwater Valley theme park. The nightlife of Leeds, the spa town of Harrogate and historic York -- "the North's most compelling city", according to Rough Guides -- are also around 30 minutes' drive from the hotel. The North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales national parks are 40 minutes' drive away. 

The hotel boasts a spa with an outdoor hot tub, two saunas, an ice fountain and a steam room (spa access is £15 per person for three hours and must be pre-booked). The cosy bar is adorned with oak panelling dating back 250 years, and the restaurant serves classic British dishes. Wi-Fi is free.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift

Services

  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 10am.

Children and additional guests: Breakfast for children is included
Breakfast for adults is included
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request, free of charge, for children 2 and under.
Please use the Special Request field to confirm the age of the third guest.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
£15 per night for children 3 to 15.
£20 per night for older children and adults.

Pets: Dogs only, on request and at an extra charge, payable at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Access to the spa is available at £15 per person for three hours and must be pre-booked.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

88%
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(298 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Bridge over the past 15 months.
4.1 Ambiance
4.2 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.3 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Lovely food, friendly and helpful staff, comfortable rooms
Wendy Oct 20, 2019 Moor Row, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
From arrival until leaving we cannot fault anything, we were greeted with a warm welcome, the bar staff were helpful and the evening meal was excellent. Our room was very comfortable and we had a good nights sleep, we then departed after a good choice breakfast, we will go back next year.
Other Comments
The staff who served the evening meal were very obliging, they had a French waiter who bent over backwards to please and was pleased with some help we gave him for the future.
margaret Oct 19, 2019 Maryport, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Excellent location food was fantastic & staff very pleasant & efficient in looking after us will definately go back
Nigel Oct 18, 2019 Darlington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Nice comfy room, only problem was keeping the bathroom door shut. Food was lovely, beer expensive.
Peter Oct 16, 2019 Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Everything was excellent- lovely experience all round
Frank Oct 15, 2019 Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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Hotel spotless very relaxing atmosphere just what we wanted the staff were brilliant in all depts we had a lovely meal and the food was beautiful our room was clean and comfortable only complaint the bed was a small double not full double which was slightly too small for us
Sharon Oct 15, 2019 Bolton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Enjoyed our stay with excellent food and friendly efficient staff
Other Comments
Easy driving distance into wetherby.
Ernest Oct 09, 2019 Louth, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Really helpful staff, very friendly Hotel very relaxing and friendly
Jacqueline Oct 09, 2019 Prenton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very pleasant overnight stay with a travelzoo promotion. Nice rooms, friendly helpful staff. Great food.
Other Comments
Convenient location, just off the A1M
Jane Oct 09, 2019 Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent value for money. Five course meal was excellent. Staff fantastic - nothing was too much trouble. Dining room strange mixture of designs! Room adequate but next to the Spa so had a strong smell in corridor. No heating in en-suite nor any hooks to put towels on after use. Biggest problem was the noise from above caused by insufficient insulation. We could hear every footstep from the room above! Not the fault of the people in the room! Mentioned this to receptionist who said she would pass it on. Advise not to be in room 36.
KATHLEEN Oct 08, 2019 Chorley, United Kingdom

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