United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Find Family-Friendly Hotels in Harrogate

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Harrogate Family-Friendly Hotels

Alamah Guest House
4 out of 5
88 Kings Rd, Harrogate, England
Get Rates
5/5Exceptional! (193 reviews)

"Sue and Judy are lovely hosts and fully aware of the COVID restrictions. The guest house was spotless and the breakfast great. Nothing was too much trouble."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Alamah Guest House
Geminian Guest House
3.5 out of 5
11-13 Franklin Road, Harrogate, England
Get Rates
4.9/5Exceptional! (279 reviews)

"I can highly recommend germanian,had a lovely stay over the weekend ,everything was perfect"…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Geminian Guest House
Lyndale Guest House
Great for families
3 out of 5
King Street, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £95 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.8/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Families like: outdoor tennis court, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Great hospitality, clean spacious accommodation right in the heart of the village"…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Lyndale Guest House
You could be seeing lower prices

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
Harrogate Boutique Apartments
Great for families
4 out of 5
127 - 129 Valley Drive, Harrogate, England
Get Rates
4.8/5Exceptional! (229 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Apartment 6 was well located and clean. "Boutique" may be pushing it a bit, and the downstairs bedroom opposite the MOT garage isn't great if you're someone who wants a lie in, but it's a decent budget choice for exploring Harrogate."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Harrogate Boutique Apartments
Ascot House Hotel
3 out of 5
53 Kings Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.8/5Exceptional! (279 reviews)

"We love this hotel! Stopped here several times. So handy for the town but in a quiet location with the benefit of a car park. All staff are so lovely, friendly and efficient. Breakfast is quality produced and delivered to your table with a smile. Protection measures for the dreaded virus all done ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

Ascot House Hotel
Strawberry Two| Duplex Apartment| Harrogate Town Centre| Parking
Great for families
4.7/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, games and toys, washer and dryer
Fabulous stay in Harrogate

"Great property in a fantastic location, 1 minutes walk to restaurants and bars. Lovely bright living room, spacious kitchen and big bathroom. Communication with the owner was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

Strawberry Two| Duplex Apartment| Harrogate Town Centre| Parking
Arc Harrogate
4 out of 5
68 Kings Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
4.7/5Exceptional! (121 reviews)
Fantastic Hotel, Really friendly host

"A really nice hotel, comfortable, clean, friendly. Good location."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2020

Arc Harrogate
The Grafton Boutique B&B
Great for families
5 out of 5
1-3 Franklin Mount, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.6/5Exceptional! (480 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"This is a fabulous establishment . Cleanliness top notch. Parking really easy with free parking permits staff really helpful and nice. Our room was ready by 12.30 even though check in was 3 pm . Room was beautiful with lots of lovely extras slippers, robes etc . The bed was just the best I have slept ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

The Grafton Boutique B&B
West Park Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
19 West Park, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (202 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"A beautiful hotel well situated in the heart of the town. Lovely restaurant and bar area and great quality food."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

West Park Hotel
The Franklin
3 out of 5
25 Franklin Road, Harrogate, England
Get Rates
4.5/5Wonderful! (61 reviews)
Would recommend

"A very friendly and welcoming B&B that I would recommend. Really close to the shops and the centre of Harrogate."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2019

The Franklin
Crowne Plaza Harrogate
Great for families
4 out of 5
Kings Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellation
The price is £53 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (951 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Convenient for town centre and easy parking. Access a little less easy due to adjacent convention centre being used as Nightingale hospital"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Crowne Plaza Harrogate
The Camberley
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
52-54 Kings Road, Harrogate, England
The price is £58 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (187 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Well placed

"You get what you pay for and it was cheap.It includes free car parking so this is a bonus . Everything is well worn but wasn’t expecting a palace for the money . Got a nice welcome when we arrived ."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

The Camberley
Harrogate Elite Living
4 out of 5
69-71 Franklin Road, Harrogate, England
The price is £90 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
4.3/5Excellent! (27 reviews)
Comfortable stay

"We really enjoyed our stay. The owner was friendly and gave and helpful. The apartment was modern and comfortable, located on a lovely quiet street but close enough to town to walk there easily."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

Harrogate Elite Living
The Chequers Inn
3.5 out of 5
Fountains Abbey Road, Bishop Thornton, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (81 reviews)

"Good stay. Helpful staff. Nice clean room. Good parking. Restaurant good - food yummy. Good location to visit the local area. Plan to stay again next year."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

The Chequers Inn
The Yorkshire Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
Prospect Place, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (260 reviews)

"As we were only staying for a two night stop with very little time to be spent in the hotel, we had booked the basic room, but the room was much larger than anticipated. The bed was comfortable, the shower great and each morning a bag was left at the door containing more tea, coffee and milk."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

The Yorkshire Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western
White Hart Hotel, Best Western Premier Collection
4 out of 5
Coldbath Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (690 reviews)

"Lovely hotel, spotlessly clean with helpful staff. Great location too."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2020

White Hart Hotel, Best Western Premier Collection
Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate, Ascend Hotel Collection
3.5 out of 5
Park Parade, off Knaresborough Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night from 4 Jan to 5 Jan
4.1/5Very Good! (550 reviews)

"I Great spot clean, Friendly Staff and great breakfast what more can you ask."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate, Ascend Hotel Collection
Crown Hotel Harrogate
Great for families
3 out of 5
Crown Place, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4/5Very Good! (746 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Pleasant stay, first covid break.

"Stayed here several times previously, always been good.The suite we stayed in was fine, however they have removed the fridge and mini bar.Also found a vaping device under the cushion of the setee, not been checked too closely. Check in was slow, although there were two groups being dealt with, we ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

Crown Hotel Harrogate
Cairn Hotel
3 out of 5
Ripon Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night from 17 Dec to 18 Dec
3.9/5Very Good! (620 reviews)

"Great location Staff very friendly Great breakfast Nice room with a bath!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Cairn Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
Ripon Road, Harrogate, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
3.7/5Good! (971 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry
Travellers say...

"Staff were exceptionally helpful and genuinely pleasant. There must be a great process for recruitment and training because everyone we encounted were very personable, positive, efficient but also took the time to chat. Facilities are immaculate but it was the quality of the people we will ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Family-Friendly Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Where should we stay in Harrogate?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Harrogate is a good choice. The theatres, gardens and restaurants are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is the closest airport, or Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is located 36 mi (58 km) from the city centre. Harrogate offers 40 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you should stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these places to stay:

The Majestic Hotel – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Geminian Guest House – Features free parking, free continental breakfast and free WiFi. The quiet location and helpful staff make this 3.5-star bed & breakfast popular with guests.

Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the quiet location at this 3.5-star hotel.

The Franklin – Offers free WiFi, free cots and in-room DVD players. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star guesthouse.

When should we visit Harrogate?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Harrogate.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February and March, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: June, May, April and March, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, December, September and November, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Harrogate?

Harrogate Theatre and Royal Hall are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Harrogate. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as York Minster, Turkish Baths and Health Spa and Fountains Abbey.

Harrogate is also well-known for its:
  • Theatre
  • Restaurants
  • Historical sites
  • Shopping
  • Gardens

Getting around Harrogate

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Harrogate Station, Hornbeam Park Station or Starbeck Station. Harrogate might not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Harrogate like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Harrogate is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The theatres and gardens are just a couple of things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Arrange a flight into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is the closest airport, or Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), which is located 36 mi (58 km) from the city centre.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Harrogate?
Crown Hotel Harrogate is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good choices to stay with the children include Cairn Hotel and The Chequers Inn.
How many family-friendly hotels will I be able to find in Harrogate?
Expedia has 37 hotels in Harrogate that are great for families.
What's the seasonal weather in Harrogate?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 14°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 4°C. Average annual precipitation for Harrogate is 579 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Harrogate?
While you and your family are visiting Harrogate, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Yorkshire Dales National Park and Harrogate Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as First Direct Arena, York Racecourse and York Minster.
What's the best way for us to get around Harrogate?
If you want to travel outside the area, hop on a train from Harrogate Station, Hornbeam Park Station or Starbeck Station. Harrogate may not have many public transport options, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Travellers loved these Family-Friendly Hotels

More trip options