The Best Yorkshire hotels with Hot Tubs

There’s something very satisfying about easing into a steaming hot tub in the full knowledge that after your muscles have been relaxed and you have finished your cold glass of champagne, you will soon be eating a delicious 4-course meal and heading off to a plush bed. The following Yorkshire hotels with hot tubs have all of this on offer.

Feversham Arms

The hot tubs that go with every hotel are, for many people, a holiday essential. Whether it be a small, private indoor cedar clad affair, or a more accommodating eight seater outside, there is no doubt that hot tubs have magic qualities in their ability to relax, soothe and revive after a strenuous few hours travelling.

The Hotel Guru has put together an ultimate guide to UK hotels with Hot tubs – outdoor ones overlooking rustic landscapes, indoor private ones perfect for two, and spectacular hydrotherapy hot tubs perfect after a long massage in the hotel’s spa.

But here we're only looking for the best Yorkshire hotels with hot tubs, idyllic destinations for anyone looking to kick back and relax at the same time as being on the doorstep of a regionrich with culture, history, wild beauty, rugged charm and great restaurants.

The Best Yorkshire Hotels with Hot Tubs

The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in York

First on our list of Yorkshire hotels with hot tubs, is Middlethorpe Hall & Spa, a 17th Century mansion owned by the National Trust, on the outskirts of York. Not only is its location ideal – 2 miles from the city centre – it has an award-winning restaurant (2AA Rosettes) – and a well-equipped spa, with a large swimming pool, sauna, steam room, massage treatments and, of course, a cosy hot tub. This hotel is perfect for the mercurial amongst you. One day you can choose to stay at the hotel and be pampered, the next you can pop into York to be awed by the Minster, see a performance at the Grand Opera House or have a lazy afternoon tea at the famous Betty’s Tearoom.

Middlethorpe Hall and Spa

York’s The Grand Hotel is well named. It was once the headquarters of the railway company and is now offer five star service to 207 rooms and suites. Rooms are big, and well suited to modern travellers, and there’s a choice of restaurants and an excellent spa, which is in the vaults of the building.

The Grand Hotel

The Best Yorkshire Village hotels with a hot tub

Our selection of Yorkshire hotels with hot tubs wouldn’t be complete without a luxurious inn. Our favourite village hotel with a hot tub is The Feversham Arms in Helmsley. The recently remodelled old stone property has thirty three rooms, all chic, modern and laid back, plus a well-regarded restaurant. A great range of activities complete the picture, including tennis (there is an on-site court), fabulous heated outdoor courtyard swimming pool, walks nearby to Castle Howard and Helmsley Castle and Gardens, and relaxation in the ‘5 bubble rated’ spa (The Good Spa Guide). Don’t forget the pièce de résistance – a magnificent outdoor wooden hot tub, located in the spa garden, with a view stretching all the way to Helmsley Castle.

Feversham Arms

Yorkshire's Best Country house hotels with hot tubs

For a country house hotel in Yorkshire with a hot tub try The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa. When it comes to country hotels, Yorkshire does them so effortlessly – and this hotel is no exception. This former coaching inn to Duke of Devonshire's Bolton Abbey estate boasts a polished and sophisticated interior. However, there is no pretention whatsoever and the hotel exhibits a bright palette of colours, with all the rooms furnished cheerfully and comfortably. The food is delicious too – Michelin starred Burlington Restaurant more than lives up to expectations, and for a more informal evening head to the Brasserie. Prepare to be pampered at the spa – various treatments are available as well as an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub. For a revitalizing stay, head to this little hotel with loads of character.

Devonshire Arms

If a country house hotel in Yorkshire with sophisticated grandeur and elegance is your thing, look no further than the Swinton Park Hotel in Masham. The backdrop of 200 rolling acres offsets the country hotel’s attention to detail and sophisticated cuisine perfectly. The hotel manages to remain unpretentious and cosy, with loads of activities for children (think archery, trekking, cycling and croquet) and a cosy country cooking school run in the restored Georgian Stables. To complete the full castle experience, indulge yourself in the spa, with massage, a sauna, a steam room, and of course, a hot tub.

Swinton Park

The Best Yorkshire Hotels with Private Hot Tubs

Ashmount Country House is a five star hotel perfectly positioned in Bronte country. There are just 12 elegant bedrooms with four-poster beds, chandeliers, fireplaces, and three with private terraces and hot tubs. There’s also a hot tub and sauna to share and about an acres of pretty garden. There’s a superb, locally-sourced restaurant and you’re close to the cobbled centre of Haworth.

Ashmount Country House

The Best Value Yorkshire Hotels with Hot Tubs

Teardrop Cottage is an historic property built into the underside of the viaduct in the spa town of Knaresborough. Now a four bedroom B&B filled with charming quirks and a friendly host, the hot tubs is on a terrace, with views of the viaduct. And this is a spa town. Rooms start from around £85 per night.

Teardrop Cottage

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The Best Yorkshire hotels with Hot Tubs

  • Middlethorpe Hall & Spa 29 rooms from £199


    National Trust owned 17th century manor house on the outskirts of York. Majestic gardens, elegant interiors, luxury spa. Award-winning restaurant with garden views.

    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Michelin Travel
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  • Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa 33 rooms from £200

    Helmsley, Yorkshire

    Chic old York stone inn and spa located in a picturesque Yorkshire village. Contemporary interiors meet luxury features to make a relaxing stay. Enjoy a diverse menu at the Weathervane, relax at the heated pool and indulge in spa treatments. A luxurious stay for local exploring.

    Foodies  -  Foodies will love the locally sourced and expertly crafted menu, plus a hearty breakfast is included in the price.
    Romantic Break  -  A secluded spot to getaway together, with tandem massages, deep soaking tubs, cosy corners and crakling fires.
    Great walks  -  The hotel is on the edge of the Moors and close to a National Park, an ideal spot for rambling.
    Sights nearby  -  Helmsley Castle, Castle Howard and Helmsley Walled Garden are all worth checking out.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Good Hotel Guide, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • The Grand Hotel 207 rooms from £116


    A well-named hotel in a historic, former railway-company HQ, this place offers five-star levels of service, a spa and a choice of dining options. Bedrooms are vast, comfortable and designed for the modern traveller.

    Sights nearby  -  Visit York Minster, the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe.
    Great walks  -  Go for a walk along the city walls.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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  • Ashmount Country House 12 rooms from £95

    West Yorkshire

    5* hotel in Bronte Country. Elegant bedrooms have big four poster beds, chandeliers, fireplaces, and some with private terraces with hot tubs. Sauna, hot tub, and 3/4 acre garden. Superb locally-sourced dining in the restaurant. Romantic and historic with excellent staff.

    Writing a novel  -  Home to the Bronte sisters, this town is the perfect place for inspiration, on long walks and the Bronte Parsonage centre
    Romantic Break  -  Enjoy private patios with hot tubs, champagne breakfasts, candle lit dinners for two after a quiet country walk
    Private Hot Tub  -  There are a choice of three rooms which have their own hot tub.
    Local markets  -  Hotel is close top of the cobbled centre of Haworth
    Recommended by  -  Fodors
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  • The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa 40 rooms from £168

    Skipton, Yorkshire

    The former Coaching Inn on the Duke of Devonshire's Bolton Abbey estate is now a romantic hideaway spa hotel. Classic rooms exude comfort and style. 3 AA Rosette fine dining, a brasserie, indoor pool and stunning parkland setting makes this a popular place for families, wedding parties and romance.

    Hideaway  -  Mouthwatering food, wonderful service, plenty of activities and old school suites complete with fourposters and walk in showers.
    Active Holiday  -  With miles of walking, plus clay pigeon shooting, fly-fishing, and falconry available at Bolton Abbey Estate.
    Fishing  -  Fly fishing for brown trout and grayling along a 4.5 mile stretch of River Wharfe.
    Great walks  -  Ask at reception for some of well trodden and loved walking routes in the area.
    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels, Great Small Hotels
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  • Swinton Park Hotel 32 rooms from £150

    Ripon, Yorkshire

    Striking, castle-like stately-home set in sweeping parkland and offering plenty of on-site activities from fishing and golf to a cookery school and sleek spa. Vast rooms, beautiful views and a choice of two restaurants.

    Cooking classes  -  Variety of courses run throughout the year at the on site cookery school
    Garden  -  200 acres of parkland
    Great walks  -  Trekking up to the moorland Dales
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Frommers
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  • Teardrop Cottage 4 rooms from £85


    A historic property turned B&B, situated on the River Nidds and below the towering viaduct in the spa town of Knaresborough. Filled with charming quirks throughout, the property's character has not been lost in the renovation. Manned by a delightful host who is always willing to give local tips.

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly positioned on the river and beneath the viaduct in the heart of the spa town of Knaresborough.
    Great walks  -  Wander through the picturesque RHS Garden Harlow Carr.
    Sights nearby  -  Stroll down to the majestic Knaresborough Castle.
    Full of character
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Written by Lucy Davidson

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