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July in Harrogate

Harrogate is a beautiful town in the heart of Yorkshire. Here in Harrogate we are lucky to be able to host The Great Yorkshire Show, each year bringing in thousands from across the country. This July the show looks to be one of our best and hopefully the weather holds up for the festivities. Whether coming to Harrogate to enjoy one of our many attractions, a weekend break or business we are able to ensure you will enjoy your time in our spa town with an abundance of restaurants, cafes, shops and events. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate, great facilities and friendly service The Grafton is the perfect choice for you this July.

 Guest Feedback

 “Great eye for detail”

This is a Boutique Hotel, small but perfectly formed. They have gone out of their way to make the whole place just right, even down to the choice of complimentary biscuits, a cut above. The rooms are spacious and have everything you need, spotlessly clean too. Breakfast is a delight- as a vegetarian – terrific and served with a lovely warm smile, what more could anyone ask. It’s about a 10 minute walk from the centre with loads of great eateries etc. Can’t recommend highly enough.

“Fantastic little gem”

My husband and I chose to stayed here for our 20th wedding anniversary, what an excellent choice, check in was fast and we were given a parking permit, parking was not a problem, we were right outside the front door on the road.
We stayed in room 12 a superior double, the room included bath robes, slippers, iron and iron board, hospitality tray with bottled water, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits & toiletries in the bathroom. The room was immaculate, with a great eye for detail, the bed is one of the most comfortable I’ve ever slept in.
The breakfast was to a very high standard, a choice of cereals, fruit, yoghurt, Danish pastries & date & walnut cake followed by a lovely cooked breakfast consisting of a full english, beans on toast with poached eggs, scrambled eggs etc, tea, coffee, apple juice, orange juice & iced water. The lady that served us breakfast had such a lovely manner and was very pleasant.
We chose to stay in a superior double because it has a walk in shower rather than a shower over a bath, the bathroom was beautiful & finished to a very high standard with plenty of fluffy towels.
All in all we had a great time at the Grafton, if you are looking for something a bit special then this is the place, we could not fault this place in the slightest & definitely stay here again

What’s On in Harrogate this July?

Harrogate Theatre

THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY 16: 1st July 2016

HYENA LOUNGE KIDS COMEDY CLUB 2016: 2nd July 2016

HYENA COMEDY CLUB JULY 2016: 2nd July 2016

THE LADYKILLERS: 5th – 9th July 2016

THE ROY ORBISON STORY 2016 BARRY STEEL AND FRIENDS PERFORM: 14th July 2016

HACKNEY COLLIERY BAND: 15th July 2016

HAIRSPRAY THE MUSICAL PRESENTED BY UPSTAGE ACADEMY: 19th July 2016

LET’S TWIST AGAIN: 22nd July 2016

HYENA COMEDY CLUB JULY 2016 2: 30th July 2016

Elsewhere

THE CANTERBURY TALES PRESENTED BY THE PANTALOONS: 28th July 2016

Special Offers

 We like to make sure that your stay at The Grafton is both pleasurable and affordable. Here are this months offers:

 

  • 3rd – 7th
  • 10th

 

To avoid disappointment please book your required rooms as soon as possible.

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Grafton

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June in Harrogate

The Grafton is located in the heart of Harrogate, only a short walk away from the town centre, restaurants, cafés, shops and the Harrogate International Centre. Whether you are visiting Harrogate for business of pleasure there is plenty to both see and do, whether that be, wining and dining, going to the theatre or just enjoying the landscape. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate, great facilities and friendly service The Grafton is the perfect choice for you this June.

 Guest Feedback

“The Glorious Grafton”

Me and my other half are still currently here in the Grafton (room 3) and we have loved every moment of staying here, and we are fairly difficult to excite (I know that is terrible, but true). Our bedroom is fantastic and extremely spacious- with a good en-suite. Great breakfast in the morning with a variety of breakfasts to enjoy, the continental and cooked meals are great. Like previous comments, the walk into town only takes around 6-7 minutes. If you would prefer to get a taxi, it only costs around £3.50-4. We visited a restaurant called Brios, which is one of the best Italians we have been to (with a range of celebrities visiting). The parking available outside is sorted by the hotel so you can just leave your car here and forget about it and then walk everywhere. The hotel has great facilities, with small essentials such as dressing gown and slippers, hair dryer, electric fan, a large TV and a heated towel warmer. The staff are friendly and have taken care of us well.

 “Great Location, Clean, Good Size Rooms”

Booked the biggest room we could room and it had a sofa and all the other usual stuff you would expect. Great location about 8 minutes from town centre by foot. Taxi only needed after a drink, which are abundant and cheap. About £3.50 one way. Comfy beds, great decor and clean. Breakfast was spot on an good selection.
Would recommend especially for couples as nice area. Read our review of the new Brazilian restaurant called Bodega too.

“Lovely B&B”

We stayed for 3 nights, in a large superior room, It was all very good, the room and bathroom were clean and spacious. There was a good selection at breakfast and every thing was well cooked and presented. There was plenty of parking outside in the street and parking permits were provided when required. The staff were very friendly and helpful at all times. We had a lovely stay and looking forward to staying again.

What’s On in Harrogate this May?

 Harrogate Theatre

 ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS: 4th June 2016

HYENA COMEDY CLUB JUNE 2016: 4th June 2016

ANNIE BY HARROGATE OPERATIC PLAYERS: 8th June – 12th June 2016

BUSKER – THE MUSICAL: 22nd June – 25th June 2016

SARA PASCOE ANIMAL: 30th June 2016

Royal Hall

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN 50 SHADES OF BEIGE 2016: 3rd June 2016

SARA MILLICAN: OUTSIDER: 4th June 2016

BIG GIRLS DON”T CRY: 10th June 2016

HSO OLYMPIC SPECIAL WITH PROMS: 11th June 2016

ROSSET SCHOOL SUMMER SPECTACULAR CONCERT: 15th June 2016

BRIGHHOUSE & RASTRICK IN CONCERT: 18th June 2016

ROCK UP & SING 2016: 19th June 2016

THIS IS HOW WE DO IT! ACT ACADEMY: 26th June 2016

Special Offers

We like to make sure that your stay at The Grafton is both pleasurable and affordable. Here are this months offers:

  • 5th
  • 8th
  • 16th
  • 19th – 20th

To avoid disappointment please book your required rooms as soon as possible.

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Grafton

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May in Harrogate

Summer is on the horizon and we are all hoping that this year will bring plenty of warmth and sunshine to our small town in the heart of Yorkshire. Harrogate is a wonderful place to visit, especially in the summer months surrounded by beautiful gardens and greenery. It is also an incredibly lively town with plenty on restaurants, cafes and bars, accommodating to your every need. At the Grafton we offer an affordable and luxurious accommodation. We aim to be one of the best bed and breakfasts in Harrogate and we feel that we achieve this with our fantastic facilities and friendly service.

Guest Feedback

“Lovely stylish boutique B&B with excellent breakfast”
Stayed one night mid April 2016 arranged via booking.com. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The room (2) was very tastefully decorated and immaculately clean etc. Bed was fine slept like a log. The coffee in the room was of a high standard. Bathroom was modern and well designed with good fitments – shower worked perfectly. The room is at the back so it would have been quiet but in fact the road the Grafton is on is intrinsically quiet. The location is a short walk from town so the location is great. The breakfast was exceptionally good, better than many more expensive hotel. Frankly faultless and very good value.
“Spotless, convenient bed and breakfast”
My husband and I stayed at The Grafton for a short break in Harrogate. The Grafton is a pleasant ten-minute walk from the centre of Harrogate making it a convenient location for the conference centre, shops and restaurants and is situated on a quiet road. The room was spotless, recently refurbished with nice touches such as good quality biscuits on the tea tray and toiletries in the room. The breakfast was excellent, good quality bacon and sausages, nice porridge, fruit and homemade cake. There was a very comfortable sitting room with a good selection of magazines and a daily newspaper as well as a bar open in the evening. The owners were very helpful and the waitress at breakfast friendly but professional. If we return to Harrogate we will definitely stay here again.

What’s On in Harrogate this May?

Harrogate Theatre

HYENA LOUNGE KIDS COMEDY CLUB 2016: 30th April – 2nd July 2016

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP 2016: 3rd May – 7th May 2016

AN AUDIENCE WITH MARTIN KEMP: 10th May 2016
GRAEME OF THRONES: 11th May 2016

YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND – THE MUSIC OF JAMES TAYLOR AND CAROLE KING: 12th May 2016

WOODY SEZ 2016: 14th May 2016

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE BY HARROGATE G & S SOCIETY: 18th May – 21st May 2016

THE HISTORY BOYS HARROGATE DRAMATIC SOCIETY: 25th May – 28th May 2016

GREAT SCOTT: 31st May 2016

Royal Hall

HUDDERSFIELD CHORAL SOCIETY SPRING CONCERT: 7th May 2016

Elsewhere

CHARM FEAT. FIGHTMING CARAVANS AT MAJOR TOM’S SOCIAL: 12th May 2016

SITCOM EXPERIENCE – BASIL AND CO AT THE YORKSHIER HOTEL: 28th May – 17th September 2016

Special Offers
We like to make sure that your stay at The Grafton is both pleasurable and affordable. Here are this months offers:

• 2nd – 5th
• 8th – 12th

To avoid disappointment please book your required rooms as soon as possible.
We look forward to seeing you soon,
The Grafton

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April in Harrogate

Harrogate is fortunate to have vast amount of green spaces in the centre of town where daffodils and crocuses bloom throughout the spring, creating beautiful landscapes. Harrogate is the perfect place to come and enjoy the springtime. The Grafton is in the perfect location in the heart of Harrogate, ensuring that you can enjoy every aspect of our small spa town, whether you are coming to Harrogate for business or pleasure. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation for tourists visiting Harrogate. We aim to be one of the best bed and breakfasts in Harrogate and we feel that we achieve this with our fantastic facilities and friendly service.

Guest Feedback

“Quality B&B”

My husband and I stayed in room 10 for an Easter break. The whole building is decorated to a very high standard, very modern yet comfortable. Its the little touches that I loved, the slippers and gown, the Noir toiletries (wonderful!), the spring water bottles on the dresser. As well as these, the bed was huge and very comfortable, a huge television, plenty of storage with an ironing board and hair dryer supplied. The bathroom was stunning, hot water from the shower at the touch of a button. The breakfast was excellent, juices, water and ice cubes, yogurts, fresh fruit salad, croissants and cakes (walnut and date cake was lovely), scrumptious cooked breakfasts all served in a light, modern dining room-nothing was too much trouble. The owner will advise you where to visit and eat (he even borrowed us a brolly). All the areas are spotless and well cared for plus there’s a lovely lounge to relax in. All the staff we met were friendly and attentive, especially the young lady who served breakfast. Well worth a visit, thoroughly recommended, a lovely, peaceful hotel “Modern and Homely”

My partner and I enjoyed a very lovely 3 nights stay here. The staff were welcoming and did an excellent breakfast! The rooms are fairly small but exceptionally clean, well decorated and comfortable. I would recommend The Grafton for couples looking for a special occasion and for anyone wanting to stay in a nice quiet area yet just a ten minute walk to the town centre.

What’s On in Harrogate this April?

Harrogate is a wonderful place to be in spring, with plenty to see and do. April being no exception to this as there is definitely something for everything.

Harrogate Theatre

GIFT CERTIFICATE APRIL EXPIRES OCTOBER 2017: 1st January – 31st October 2016

MARK STEEL WHO DO I THINK I AM: 1st April 2016

BLOFELD & BAXTER ROGUES ON THE ROAD: 2nd April 2016

TORTOISE AND THE HARE PRESENTED BY NORTHERN BALLET: 6th April 2016

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN: 7th April 2016

MAGIC AND MAYHEM PRESENTED BY NORTHERN MAGIC CIRCLE: 9th April 2016

MAGIC VARIETY PRESENTED BY NORTHERN MAGIC CIRCLE: 10th April 2016

ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN A COMEDY BY ALAN AYCKBOURN: 14th April – 16th April 2016

BRYONY KIMMINGS & TIM GRAYBURN FAKE IT ‘TIL YOU MAKE IT: 28th April – 29th April 2016

HYENA LOUNGE KIDS COMEDY CLUB 2016: 30th April – 2nd July

HYENA COMEDY CLUB APRIL 2016: 30th April 2016

Royal Hall

THE HOLLIES: 2nd April 2016

JULIAN CLARY: THEY JOY OF MINCING: 29th April 2016

A NIGHT OF DIRTY DANCING 2016: 30th April 2016

Special Offers

We like to make sure that your stay at The Grafton is both pleasurable and affordable. Here are this months offers:

* 3rd – 7th

* 10th – 14th

* 17th – 20th

* 24th – 28th

To avoid disappointment please book your required rooms as soon as possible,

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Grafton

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March in Harrogate

Harrogate is beautiful town in the heart of Yorkshire. We are lucky enough to be surrounded by greenery both around and within our small town, with wonderful spaces and gardens such as the Stray and Valley Gardens, both in which come to life during the spring. Here at The Grafton we hope to insure that you enjoy every minute of your time in Harrogate and everything that it and we have to offer. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate. We also take pride in our great facilities and friendly service making The Grafton the most wonderful and enjoyable place for a break away this March.

What’s On in Harrogate this March?

Harrogate is a wonderful place to be in spring, with plenty to see and do. March being no exception to this as there is definitely something for everything.

Guest Feedback

“Fantastically Modern 5* Hotel”

We booked at the Grafton via LateRooms.co.uk, and could not have been happier with the service. The rooms were incredible, there is clearly a lot of thought that had been put into the design and decor, with massive comfortable king sized beds, fast free wifi and luxuriously thick towelling and bedding.

The complimentary toiletries offered were from the White Company London, and we were plied with Harrogate Spring Water and Taylor’s of Harrogate Coffee – the local feel was strongly appreciated at mealtimes as well, including a wondrous breakfast comprising of local food from nearby farms.

Staff were enormously helpful, and the service was immaculate. Whilst the prices are slightly higher than other local hotels due to its 5* rating, the extra expense is more than worth it due to the quality and variety of free provision included with the room, such as breakfast and sundries.

The orange juice at breakfast was a particular highlight – it had clearly been hand pressed on site and tasted amazing!

“Wonderful!”

My daughter and I stayed at the Grafton on a mini break to Harrogate this half term.
The Grafton is located conveniently closely to the train station and only took us 10 minutes to walk there with our luggage.

On arrival we were greeted warmly and told our room was on the second floor. There was the offer of carrying our luggage for us but I declined as we didn’t have too much.

The room was a superior large double and it was spacious and light. The view from our windows was wonderful.

I really liked the decor too- I’m not keen on the chintzy look that a lot of B&B’s seem to go for. The Grafton is elegant and modern.

The en-suite was excellent. Spotlessly clean and containing a bath with a power shower and also a heated towel rail upon which were hung the thickest, fluffiest towels. We had an array of complimentary toiletries which I was impressed to discover were from The White Company.

On the dressing table we found Harrogate Spa spring water and plenty of choice of coffee, tea, fruit teas and hot chocolate. My daughter was excited to find biscuits and chocolates too!

We had a great nights sleep. The beds and pillows are extremely comfortable and due to the location of The Grafton being down a side street away from the main roads there was no noise pollution either.

Breakfast was served from 8am to 9.30am and there was a huge selection to choose from. Croissants, pain au chocolat, fruit, porridge, full English breakfast, cereals.

We settled on a full English each. It arrived on our table piping hot and cooked to perfection. We had poached eggs, bacon, black pudding, sausage, beans and mushrooms and a tomato. All were quality ingredients and tasted delicious.

The staff at The Grafton are so friendly and helpful. Whatever we asked of them was no trouble and they made our stay extremely pleasant and welcoming. If we’re ever in Harrogate again we’ll stay at The Grafton!

Harrogate Theatre

LONDON IN HARROGATE: 3rd March 2016

LATE NIGHT LOADED: 5th March 2016

LES MISERABLES PERFORMED BY HARROGATE GRAMMER SCHOOL: 15th March – 16th March 2016

THE BIG T 2016 VARIETY TALENT CONTEST: 19th March 2016

DILLIE KEANE: 22nd March 2016

LA BOHEME SWANSEA CITY OPERA: 23rd March 2016

THE BIG CHRIS BARBER BAND UK TOUR 2016: 24th March 2016

HYENA COMEDY CLUB MARCH 2016: 26th March 2016

 Royal Hall

MADAM BUTTERFLY RUSSIAN STATE OPERA: 1st March 2016

SOULD LEGENDS THE FEEL GOOD SHOW OF THE YEAR: 3rd March 2016

HSO SPRING CONCERT 2016: 5th March 2016

THE BOOTLEG BEATLES UK TOUR 2016: 13th March 2016

HARROGATE AND RURAL TEACHING SCHOOL CHARITY CONCERT 2016: 15th March 2016

Elsewhere

BACH – ST JOHN PASSION PERFORMED BY HARROGATE CHORAL SOCIETY: 12th March 2016

BEETHOVEN PLUS – AVIOLIN & PIANO RECITAL CATHEDRAL CONCERT SOCIETY – RIPON: 14th March 2016

Special Offers

Harrogate is a wonderful place to be in spring, with plenty to see and do. March being no exception to this as there is definitely something for everything.

 

  • 1st – 3rd
  • 6th– 10th

 We look forward to seeing you soon,

 

The Grafton

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February in Harrogate

We are very much into the New Year and with spring around the corner Harrogate is coming into its own. We are very fortunate in Harrogate to have an abundance of green space within our small town as well as being right in the heart of Yorkshire. With daffodils blooming and the sun shining, Harrogate is the perfect place to visit for both work and play, with plenty to see and do. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate. We also take pride in our great facilities and friendly service making The Grafton the most enticing place to be this December.

Guest Feedback

 Quality B & B”

My wife and I stayed recently for 1 night in a double superior room which ticked all the boxes, not forgetting the superb breakfast. This is one quality B & B and is definitely worth paying a bit more. Location / parking is ideal.

“Birthday Treat”

Stopped at the Grafton for my wife’s birthday in a superior double room, the room was furnished to a high standard and very clean. The breakfast was beautiful and cooked to order. The staff were helpful and very polite. Can’t wait for our return to the Grafton.

 “Great stay all around”

I stayed at The Grafton for 5 nights in December in a top-floor Superior Double room. The room itself was lovely, with modern furnishings, a large bathroom, and very comfortable bed/pillows. WiFi was included and the signal was strong. Very quiet and relaxing. Breakfast was great, with juice, fruit, pastry, and grains immediately available, plus a full menu of cook-to-order options. I was in a rush for a couple of the mornings and the staff encouraged me to sit and have some coffee along with breakfast, and I appreciated that they then made a (successful) effort to get food out quickly and me out the door. Everyone was quite friendly, and the price for the stay was very reasonable, especially in comparison to some of the nearby alternatives. I will be recommending The Grafton to my friends and co-workers.

 

What’s On in Harrogate this February?

There is always plenty to see and do in Harrogate and February is no exception.

 

Harrogate Theatre

SWEET CHARITY HARROGATE DEANERY PLAYERS: 4th February – 6th February

DEL BOY & RODNEY THE SITCOM EXPERIENCE AT THE YORKSHIRE HOTEL: 6th February

A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE: 9th February – 13th February

SID’S SHOW: 16th February

 HYENA COMEDY CLUB FEBRUARY 2016: 20th February

THE GREAT GATSBY: 23rd February – 27th February

 

Royal Hall

THE ELO EXPERIENCE: 5th February

LOVE TO DANCE 4 CHATSWORTH DANCE CENTRE: 7th February

THE AMP AWARDS HARROGATE 2016 FEAT. 2015 WINNERS BACK YARD BISON: 10th February

DANCE SHOWTIME 2016 PRESENTED BY LYNTON ACADEMY: 13th February – 14th February

 DANCE KRAZY 2016 STUDIO 3 DANCE WORKSHOP: 20th February

ED BYRNE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: 23rd February

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR 2016: 27th February

 

International Centre

BRENDAN COLE A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: 20th February

 COLLABRO ACT TWO PRESENTED BY SIM CONCERTS: 26th February

JAMES MARTIN- PLATES, MATES AND AUTOMOBLIES AT HARROGATE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE: 27th February

 

Elsewhere

HORNS RESOUNDING – THE HORNS OF OPERA NORTH CATHEDRAL CONCERT SOCIETY – RIPON: 8th February

 

Special Offers at The Grafton

At The Grafton we understand every little helps, so we try and do our best so that you can come and enjoy your stay with us here in Harrogate. Here are this months late deals.

 

  • 1st – 4th
  • 7th – 11th
  • 15th – 18th
  • 21st – 25th
  • 28th – 29th

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Grafton

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January in Harrogate

What an amazing year 2015 has been, with New Year’s resolutions being decided and 2016 very much underway at The Grafton we are looking forward to reopening and fully embracing the New Year. Why not make your resolution this year to take some time off and come and visit Harrogate, our small beautiful town right in the heart of Yorkshire. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate. We also take pride in our great facilities and friendly service making The Grafton the most enticing place to be this December.

 

Guest Feedback

 

“Ideal location, clean & modern”

Stayed here for a two night stay in August 2015 and very much enjoyed our stay. Location ideal, only 5 minute easy walk to the town centre, with small choice of restaurants and bars even closer.
The room was clean and modern, extremely comfortable and very tastefully decorated. Breakfast was both a buffet of cereals, breads, pastries, yoghurts and fresh fruits plus choice of hot cooked breakfast made to order. Full English was of high quality meats. Service was always friendly and professional with a friendly welcome from the host, but also unobtrusive.
Parking was on-street and freely available, short walk to the hotel and we experienced no problems during our stay.
Highly recommended boutique hotel for short stays in Harrogate.

 

“Great Place to stay in Harrogate”

This was my second visit to Harrogate and the second time I stayed at the Grafton. This is a very good Boutique Hotel and well worth the extra to stay here. The staff are very accommodating without being overbearing. There are very nice touches in the rooms and the Internet connection worked very well. Breakfast is great and it is about a 10 minute walk to the Centre of Harrogate. I will definitely stay here next time I am back in Harrogate.

 

“A Great Find”

My daughter and I stayed at this Boutique Hotel two nights and had a superior double each as at time of booking there were no twin rooms available. The rooms really were superior too. Immaculately clean and tastefully decorated with a fabulous en-suite, The little extras like the bathrobe and slippers and well stocked refreshments tray were much appreciated. I was a little concerned when we were driving to it as we seemed to be heading away from the centre, but the location is a very pleasant street within 5 minutes easy walk of everything Harrogate has to offer including the International Centre. Breakfast was delicious with a good choice of well cooked food, cereals, pastries etc. and the staff friendly and obliging. We could find no fault at all with this hotel and it would definitely be our first choice for any future stays in Harrogate.

 

What’s On in Harrogate this December?

There is always plenty to see and do in Harrogate and January is no exception as there is definitely something for everyone.

 

Harrogate Theatre

HYENA COMEDY CLUB JANUARY 2016: 23rd January

 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 28th January – 30th January

 

Royal Hall

PAUL CARRACK LIVE IN CONCERT 2016: 26th January

 

Elsewhere

ENSEMBLE ELTA WITH ANNA TILBROOK (PIANO) CATHEDRAL CONCERT SOCIETY – RIPON: 11th January

 

Ripon Cathedral

 

Special Offers at The Grafton

At The Grafton we understand every little helps, so we try and do our best so that you can come and enjoy your stay with us here in Harrogate. Here are this months late deals.

 

  • 10th-14th
  • 17th
  • 21st
  • 24th-28th
  • 31st

 

We look forward to seeing you soon,

 

The Grafton

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December in Harrogate

With the final month of the year upon us it is a good time to reflect and look back at all the good times that we had this year. At the Grafton being awarded the certificate of excellence from TripAdviser for the 5th year in a row and being invited to TripAdvisers hall of fame, were definitely highlights for us. As well having the pleasure of welcoming both old and new guests to The Grafton that we hope to see again next year. However the year isn’t over and December is a magical with plenty more to look forward to. Harrogate is a wonderful place to visit, especially in the winter months, the Christmas lights are up and we are all definitely getting into the spirit of things. Here at The Grafton we are all hoping for a touch of snow to make this December that little bit more special. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate. We also take pride in our great facilities and friendly service making The Grafton the most enticing place to be this December.

 

Guest Feedback

“”FAULTLESS”” Could not fault this hotel. Very clean, great breakfast with choice of cooked, or cereals and pastries if you wanted. The staff are very friendly and make you feel really comfortable as soon as you walk through the door. Room was large with great bed had a good night sleep very quiet indeed. Close enough to town to walk 10-12 mins would recommend this hotel to anyone.

“Very stylish ” A lovely hotel, the room was great, spotless and the little touches really made it, liquorice toffee and chocolate éclairs with your cup of tea! Staff were friendly and the hotel is close enough to town for a quick walk in, would recommend this place to everyone

“A great boutique hotel” We booked two nights in this hotel for a weekend break in November. The hotel is within walking distance of the centre of Harrogate and is a small friendly hotel. Our room was comfortable and tastefully decorated, the bathroom was small but had an excellent shower and was very clean, White Co. toiletries were provided and the towels were soft and of good quality. There were plenty of electrical sockets in the room for hair dryers etc. Breakfast was excellent with a good choice of cereal and fruit, we had the full breakfast which was grilled and was very well cooked, the waitress was friendly and helpful and we were asked if we needed more toast or tea.

If we were to stay again I would ask for a ground or first floor room as I did find the stairs difficult but this was a minor point. I would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel.

 

What’s On in Harrogate this December?

There is always plenty to see and do in Harrogate and December is no exception as there is definitely something for everyone.

Harrogate Theatre

ALADDIN: 2nd – 17th December 2015

HANDEL – MESSIAH AT ST AIDANS CHURCH HAREHILLS LEEDS WITH HARROGATE CHORAL SOCIETY: 5th December 2015

HYENA COMEDY CLUB CHRISTMAS CRACKER 2015: 12th December 2015

FRIENDS & BENEFATORS 2015: 31st December 2015

Royal Hall

RUMOURS OF FLEETWOOD MAC LIVE IN CONCERT 2015: 8th December 2015

JOSH WIDDICOME WHAT DO I DO NOW: 14th December 2015

PADDINGTON/THE SNOWMAN PRESENTED BY OPERA NORTH: 15th December 2015

THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITATIN 30 PLUCKING YEARS TOUR: 17th December 2015

BRIGHHOUSE & RASTRICK WITH HARROGATE G & S SOCIETY CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015: 19th December 2015

Harrogate International Centre

COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE FAIR 2015: 3rd – 6th December 2015

ANDY WILLIAMS CHIRSTMAS SPECTACULAR STARRING THE OSMONDS: 11th December 2015

THE HARROGATE CHRISTMAS CONCERT HSO AND HCS PRESENT: 12th December 2015

GARETH MALONE: 18th December 2015

NORTH YORKSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE CHRISTMAS CONCERT HOSTED BY ALED JONES: 20th December 2015

Elsewhere

SUPPORTERS CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT LE BISTROT PIERRE: 6th December 2015

Le Bistrot Pierre

CHRISTMAS CRACKERS WITH THE CLASSIC BUSKERS – CATHEDRAL CONCERT SOCIETY – RIPON: 6th December 2015

Ripon Spa Hotel

Special Offers at The Grafton

At The Grafton we understand every little helps, so we try and do our best so that you can come and enjoy your stay with us here in Harrogate. Here are this months late deals.

  • 1st – 3rd
  • 6th – 10th

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Grafton

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November in Harrogate

Winter is definitely on its way as we head in to November although Harrogate is always fortunate to maintain its beauty, rain or shine. Whether you are visiting Harrogate for business or pleasure, at The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts inHarrogate. We also take pride in our great facilities and friendly service, making The Grafton the most desirable and comfortable place for your stay this November.

 Guest Feedback

“A gem”

 

Found this boutique hotel very easy. Were given a permit for the on street parking and a warm welcome by the owner. Our room was lovely, nice and clean with a fab en-suite. Beautiful fluffy soft towels and shower cubicle with plenty of hot water and complimentary toiletries, bottled water and a good selection of hot beverages and biscuits are stocked in your room. Free wifi with no problems staying connected. The Breakfast room was light with nice decor. A good selection of cereals, fresh fruit, yogurts, fruit juices and homemade cake (which was delicious). Plus a selection of hot choices for breakfast, all beautifully presented by a lovely young lady. The rooms were serviced daily and left looking immaculate and fresh. The lounge area/bar is very welcoming with big sofas and daily newspapers and magazines. We have had a lovely time here and will definitely be back. Only a 5 minute walk to nearest shops, bars and restaurants.

“Great B&B, lovely rooms and very welcoming ”

 

I have recently stayed in this B&B and really enjoyed my stay. The rooms are lovely and very clean. The staff are great and couldn’t be more helpful especially the breakfast staff. The location is great and a very short walk to the centre. The rooms are quite expensive but would highly recommend! Thank you for a great stay!

“Leisure ”

 

Visited the Grafton with my partner for a 1 night stay. Stayed in a Large superior room and it was superb, the furnishings were excellent. Staff were very helpful & friendly and the breakfast was excellent also. Would recommend to anyone visitingHarrogateto stay here. A stylish hotel/B&B that is welcoming & every bit value for money.

What’s On in Harrogate this November?

There is always plenty to see and do inHarrogateand November is no exception as there is definitely something for everyone.

Harrogate Theatre

AN AFTERNOON WITH SIR ROGER MOORE: 1st November 2015

PYGMALION: 05-07 November 2015

HYENA CLUB NOVEMBER 2015: 14November 2015

Royal Hall

LEGEND OFNEW ORLEANS– LEROY JONES FEATURING JOW STILGOE & IAN SHAW: 01 November 2015

NILS LOFGREN LIVE IN CONCERT WITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST GREG VARLOTTA: 04 November 2015

CURTAIN CALL 2015 BY FREEDON PERFORMING ARTS: 15 November 2015

JASPER CARROTT’S STAND UP & ROCK WITH BEV BEVAN BAND &GUESTS: 21 November 2015

ROCK UP & SING FOR PARKINSON’S: 22 November 2015

SWANLAKERUSSIAN STATE BALLET AND OPERA HOUSE: 23 November 2015

DON QUIXOTE RUSSIAN STATE BALLET AND OPERA HOUSE: 24 November 2015

International Centre

FREDDIE FILNTOFF: 2ND INNINGS: 05 November 2015

CELTIC WOMAN: 14 November 2015

JOOLS HOLLAND 2015: 15 November 2015

BELLOWHEAD – THAT’S ALL FOLKS: 23 November 2015

CARO EMERALD SJM CONCERTS PRESENT: 28 November 2015

DIVERSITY UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL:  29 November 2015

Special Offers at The Grafton

At The Grafton we understand every little helps, so we try and do our best so that you can come and enjoy your stay with us here inHarrogate. Here are this months late deal dates.

 

1st – 5th

8th, 11th

15th-17th

22nd-25th

29th-30th

 

We look forward to seeing you soon,

 

The Grafton

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October in Harrogate

Harrogate is a beautiful town right in the heart of Yorkshire. There are endless reasons to visit Harrogate especially in the autumn, with endless amounts of greenery throughout the region and especially in the local parks & The Stray. Whether you are coming for work or pleasure Harrogate does not disappoint and neither do we. At The Grafton we offer affordable and luxurious accommodation, with one of the best breakfasts in Harrogate. We also take pride in our great facilities and friendly service making The Grafton the most desirable place to be this October.

Guest Feedback

Here are a few comments from guest who have stayed with us over the past month.

“What a fabulous place!!”

 

Immaculately clean,beautiful furnishings,luxurious rooms (we had the luxury double!) …wonderful breakfast,attentive service, nice quiet road but walking distance to centre,spa baths,restaurants and bars. More than value for money…would recommend to anyone..and in fact i already have!! Thank you for a lovely stay!

“A weekend away for a family wedding”

 

This was the perfect hotel for our family when we attended a wedding in Harrogate. We had booked two rooms – a double and a superior double – both of which were beautiful and offered perfect surroundings, plenty of space and all that we needed to prepare for the wedding. With the keys to our rooms we were given keys to the front door which gave us the flexibility we needed and meant we didn’t have to worry about getting back late. Breakfast both mornings was delicious and generous and we were impressed that the waitress remembered our orders from the day before. I would definitely stay here again – and hope to return to Harrogate to do so!

What’s On in Harrogate this October?

There is always plenty to see and do in Harrogate and October is no exception as there is definitely something for everyone.

Harrogate Theatre

ROCKIN’ AT THE PEARLY GATES: 02 October 2015

IN CONVERSATION WITH STANDARD ISSUE: 05 October 2015

COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR HEAT 1: 06 October 2015

JEREMY HARDY: 06 October 2015

COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR HEAT 2: 07 October 2015

JUSTIN MOORHOUSE – DESTINY CALLING: 07 October 2015

FRISKY AND MANNISH – JUST TOO MUCH: 08 October 2015

TOM ADAMS IN HOWL AT THE MOON: 08 October 2015

DANIEL SLOSS: 09 October 2015

JASON BYRNE : 20 YEARS A CLOWN: 09 October 2015

HYENA LOUNGE COMEDY KIDS CLUB: 10 October 2015

JAMES HAMILTON IS SO LONELY: 10 October 2015

NINA CONTI : IN YOUR FACE: 10 October 2015

THE BEST OF CASUAL VIOLENCE: 10 October 2015

JENNY ECLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN (WITHOUT GOING INSANE): 11 October 2015

KATE FOX: GRIN UP NORTH: 11 October 2015

CHRIS RAMSEY – ALL GROWED UP: 12 October 2015

COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR FINAL: 12 October 2015

ROB BECKETT: 13 October 2015

SCOTTISH FALSETTO SOCK PUPPET THEATRE – MINGING DETECTIVES: 13 October 2015

ALI COOK – THE ART OF ASTONISHMENT: 14 October 2015

BEARDYMAN – ONE ALBUM PER HOUR: 14 October 2015

MORGAN BERRY – WATERSHIP DOWN: 15 October 2015

THE THINKING DRINKERS GUIDE: 15 October 2015

AN EVENING WITH TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR: 16 October 2015

ANDREW LAWRENCE: 16 October 2015

HYENA COMEDY CLUB CLOSING GALA 2015: 17 October 2015

WHITE CHRISTMAS – ST ANDREWS PLAYERS: 21 October 2015 to 24 October 2015

THE DANCE DIVINE: 23 October 2015

WERTHER – MASSENET: 29 October 2015

PELLEAS ET MELISANDE – DEBUSSY: 30 October 2015

THE TALES OF HOFFMAN – OFFENBACH: 31 October 2015

Royal Hall

THE ULTIMATE EAGLES: 02 October 2015

PICTURES OF AN EXHIBITION AND ANDIE’S DINER – PRESENTED BY NYDZA SCHOOL OF DANCE: 04 October 2015

JIMMY CARR: 13 October 2015

STEWART FRANCIS PUN GENT TOUR: 21 October 2015

STEVE BACKSHALL’S WILD WORLD: 22 October 2015

THE RAF IN CONCERT 2015 – BATTLE OF BRITAIN 75TH ANNIVERSARY: 23 October 2015

THE NUTCRACKER – MOSCOW BALLET LA CLASSIQUE: 24 October 2015

THE HOLLYWOOD SPECIAL EFFECTS SHOW: 30 October 2015

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – SEA SYMPHONY & MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO: 31 October 2015

 International Centre

SQUEEZE WITH DR JOHN COOPER CLARKE: 24 October 2015

Elsewhere

PUPPETCRAFT – MONKEY ! LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP AT RIPON LEISURE CENTRE: 04 October 2015

Ripon Leisure Centre

PUPPETCRAFT – MONKEY! AT RIPON LEISURE CENTRE: 04 October 2015

COMEDY QUIZ 2015: 11 October 2015

Harrogate Theatre Circle Bar

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT IN THE THEATRE BAR:11 October 2015

Harrogate Theatre Circle Bar

Special Offers at The Grafton

At The Grafton we understand every little helps, so we try and do our best so that you can come and enjoy your stay with us here in Harrogate. Here are this months late deals.

  • 1st-4th
  • 8th
  • 11-15th
  • 18th-20th
  • 25th-29th

We look forward to seeing you soon,

The Grafton

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