Hotels for family during Nationals in Harrogate

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by 3rd Cornet Lou, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. 3rd Cornet Lou

    3rd Cornet Lou New Member

    Hi guys,

    I'm hoping someone can help me....

    My parents plus my boyf want to come and support us at the National Contest in Harrogate, but cannot find any hotels with reasonably priced rooms anywhere in the area (tried Harrogate, Leeds, Knaresborough, etc). :(

    Has anyone managed to find a good deal for any of their supporters?

    Would love some feedback on this! Good news preferable, of course! :lol:
  2. bigmamabadger

    bigmamabadger Active Member

    There used to be a little B&B right opposite the conference centre thingy where the contest is held. It really is very tiny but it cost £18 for a double room in 1999 :shock:
    Can't remember the name but I'm sure it was on Kings Road or Alexandra Road.
    Have you tried
    or just do a googlesearch for B&Bs in Harrogate
  3. rightnowmusic

    rightnowmusic Member

    You could always try looking slightly further-a-field...... Try Travel Inn / Lodge at Scotch Corner (within 30 min from Harrogate), or the "Sleep Inn (part of Quality/Comfort Inn chain) at Newton Aycliffe (again, within 30 mins of Harrogate).

    Not an ideal situation if you all fancy a beverage or several, but something worth considering nonetheless.
  4. Straightmute

    Straightmute Active Member

    There's no way that all the hotels and guest houses in Harrogate are full - they never are! Try the Tourist Information Office on 01423 537300

  5. floral_dance

    floral_dance Member

    there is a travel lodge just outside YOrk nr Tadcaster which is about £50 for a double room per night. It is about 30 mins from Harrogate. That's where I am staying and combining it with a weeks holiday.
  6. Straightmute

    Straightmute Active Member

    ...then don't forget to spend an evening at the theatre in York watching Brassed Off, but make sure you choose a night when Harrogate are playing!

  7. floral_dance

    floral_dance Member

    When will that be then? :lol:
  8. Straightmute

    Straightmute Active Member

    The show runs from 6th - 25th September at the Theatre Royal in York. We're doing the performances on 6th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 17th and 18th September.

    Sorry to hijack the Finals thread. I'm down at the TIC tomorrow so will make enquiries.


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