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Tower House Executive Guest House
5 out of 5
21 Bondgate, Pontefract, England
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3.51 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Perfect one night stop

"The staff were friendly and very helpful. The facilities were immaculate. The breakfast was perfect. I honestly can’t find any faults. I only stayed the one evening, but would happily stay again."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2019

Tower House Executive Guest House
Livit Serviced Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Poplar Court, Princeville Street, Bradford, England
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The price is £155 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
21.74 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)
AMAZING

"Most amazing apartments ever. So comfy. So clean. Everything is absolutely on point and Javed is so helpful, such a lovely gentlemen. I have never had a issue staying here and I have always enjoyed staying at the apartments. BEST ONES GOING."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2020

Livit Serviced Apartments
Beautiful 1 Bedroomed Stable Conversion West Yorks
Watchit Hole Lane, Thorpe Audlin, Pontefract, ENG
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1.54 mi from city centre
Beautiful 1 Bedroomed Stable Conversion West Yorks
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Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel, Signature Collection
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1.22 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (147 reviews)

"Great stay. Beautiful plave and praceful sleep. Will definitely return"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel, Signature Collection
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Luxury Villa Getaway - 4 Bed - private Garden - Business Welcome
6, Little Hemsworth, Pontefract, Pontefract, ENG
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2.95 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Good base whilst visiting family

"A very spacious property well suited for our family of 4 and would still be comfortable with 6. Plenty of bathrooms so everyone had privacy. Good location (for us) with access to Doncaster, Wakefield etc. When the weather allowed there was a great decking area to sit outside. The only negative was ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

Luxury Villa Getaway - 4 Bed - private Garden - Business Welcome
1 Priory Grange
3.5 out of 5
1 Priory Grange, Pontefract, England
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3.56 mi from city centre
1 Priory Grange
Beautiful 1 Bedroomed Stable Conversion West Yorks
Jurys Inn Leeds
3 out of 5
Brewery Place, Leeds, England
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The price is £41 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb
13.81 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"No drama. Clean. Close to Sainsburys. Nice view of the bridge."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Jurys Inn Leeds
Jurys Inn Sheffield
3.5 out of 5
119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, England
The price is £44 per night from 12 Feb to 13 Feb
19.86 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"Another comfortable one night business stay in this hotel on the edge of the center of the city. Happily recommend and will stay at again."…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2020

Jurys Inn Sheffield
Darrington Hotel by Greene King Inns
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2.54 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (195 reviews)
Great place to stay

"Really nice clean rooms and quiet. Friendly and helpful staff. Only downside really was wi-fi is poor in the hotel, but works well in the pub/restaurant. This is the reason I didn't give an excellent mark in the overall rating. Well done to all the staff dealing with social distancing protocols. ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

Darrington Hotel by Greene King Inns
Barley Mow Hotel
2.5 out of 5
22 Cornmarket, Pontefract, England
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The price is £50 per night from 26 Jan to 27 Jan
3.08 mi from city centre
3.2/5 (27 reviews)

"Cheap and cheerful only downside was my room was above the local taxi rank and with sash windows was a bit rowdy at 2 am kick out time. Staff are friendly and location is good for local nightlife if that’s your thing."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

Barley Mow Hotel
Glencoe Villa Guesthouse
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2.48 mi from city centre
Glencoe Villa Guesthouse
Kyte Hotel
3.5 out of 5
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2.39 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (46 reviews)

"The staff, service and food are brilliant. Rooms are good but bathrooms need a bit of updating. Staff could not have been more helpful."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Kyte Hotel
Malmaison Leeds
4 out of 5
1 Swinegate, Leeds, England
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The price is £59 per night from 15 Feb to 16 Feb
13.98 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Stylish luxurious clean brilliant staff friendly welcoming beautiful views of the river and the city all lit up at night all made for a special overnight stay"…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2020

Malmaison Leeds
Dakota Leeds
4 out of 5
8 Russell Street, Leeds, England
The price is £133 per night from 21 Feb to 22 Feb
14.31 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (560 reviews)
cant wait to come back

"Staff are absolutely wonderful! So helpful and friendly. Loved every minute of our stay. Hotel is gorgeous."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

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Roomzzz Leeds City West
4 out of 5
2 Burley Road, West Yorkshire, Leeds, England
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The price is £48 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
15 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (674 reviews)
Overall ok

"Overall a pleasant stay though the room needs bit more cleaning on the floor."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2020

Roomzzz Leeds City West
Hotel du Vin & Bistro York
4 out of 5
89 The Mount, York, England
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22.83 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (499 reviews)

"This is a very attractive property which is handy for all the attractions in York. ( 30 minute walk to centre approx.) We felt very safe in the hotel and area. Breakfasts were delicious and we had a three course evening dinner as part of our dinner , bed & breakfast deal. Food was delicious and plentiful. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Hotel du Vin & Bistro York
The Parsonage Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Escrick, York, England
The price is £79 per night from 14 Feb to 15 Feb
19.26 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (584 reviews)
Full of character

"Had a lovely few days at The Parsonage. Room clean and when we requested that the checked cushions not be placed on to the pillows we slept on this was accommodated. Has afternoon tea as well and this was lovely. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

The Parsonage Hotel & Spa
Village Hotel Leeds North
3.5 out of 5
186 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, England
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The price is £49 per night from 5 Feb to 6 Feb
17.26 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (997 reviews)
Village

"Excellent as always"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Village Hotel Leeds North
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Visiting Pontefract

Budget-minded travellers will find good deals in Pontefract, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Welcoming and countryside, this city also attracts tourists with its bars. Top sights around the area include Townclose Hills Local Nature Reserve, Temple Newsam House and National Coal Mining Museum.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodation options in Pontefract
  • The closest major airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), 21 mi (33.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Pontefract

Notable city landmarks like Pontefract Castle and All Saints Church might be worth a visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Pontefract Racecourse and Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Pontefract. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its bar and breakfast.
  • Kyte Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Barley Mow Hotel - Amenities at this 2.5-star hotel include free parking and a bar. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Popular places to visit in the area include Townclose Hills Local Nature Reserve, 8.6 mi/13.8 km from the city centre, and Temple Newsam House, which is 11.3 mi (18.2 km) away.

Getting around Pontefract

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Fitzwilliam Station, Featherstone Station or Pontefract Baghill Station. Pontefract might not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Pontefract

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 10°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 20°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 15°C as the daytime average and 3°C as the night-time average
  • About 559.40 millimetres of rain falls on Pontefract each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 20°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Pontefract?
Tower House Executive Guest House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star guest house offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Rolands Croft Guest House and Barley Mow Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Pontefract, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Pontefract.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Pontefract?
Based on reviews, Darrington Hotel by Greene King Inns is a popular 3-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Pontefract?
Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel, Signature Collection is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your family trip include Darrington Hotel by Greene King Inns and Tower House Executive Guest House. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Raceway Karting.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Pontefract?
Rolands Croft Guest House is a top dog-friendly B&B and offers free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best golf hotel in Pontefract?
Darrington Hotel by Greene King Inns is a 3-star inn featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good option is Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel, Signature Collection if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Mid Yorkshire Golf Club during your trip.

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