Wetherby is to the west of Wharfdale in the county of West Yorkshire, England and is part of the City of Leeds metropolitan district, it is found on the river Wharfe and has been for centuries a crossing place and staging post on the great North Road. The town presents for its many visitors a selection of Wetherby Hotels that host a variety of ambiences ideally suited to the business professional, the family group, the traveller and the honeymoon couple.
Close to the town is one of the county's most impressive stately homes, Harewood House which features the work of Robert Adam, Thomas Chippendale and Capability Brown. The town is a firm favourite with northern race goers who come here to enjoy the Wetherby Steeplechases.
It is an attractive market town and is recognised for its floral displays, the town was originally chartered in the 13th century and was a popular staging post on the route between London and Edinburgh, it a place of vast historic interest and an abundance of character and charm. A once yearly arts festival is held to promote the arts in Wetherby by providing a platform for local groups to perform.
The town center offers a collection of unique shops offering local craft and art and personalised service, the streets are punctuated with vibrant pavement cafes, traditional pubs, restaurants, bistros and trendy wine bars. It is a patchwork of quaint historic buildings and winding narrow streets and hosts an unusually large number of coaching Inns dating back hundreds of years many have been renovated to provide sumptuous hotel accommodations.
The Wetherby Hotels offer visitors a vast catalogue of choice from grand Country Hotels to city center Heritage Hotels to modern and architecturally innovative found flanking the main roads. Many of the heritage hotels boast long histories and have played host to illustrious characters, these hotels are cloaked in Grade ll listed buildings and interiors have been remodelled to provide luxurious accommodations and deeply comfortable lounging areas. Atriums welcome with open log fires, low beamed ceilings, and uneven floors covered in rich rugs, leaded windows frame views of the town and reception is home to welcoming staff where check in is processed seamlessly.
Business guests may feel more comfortable in more modern surroundings and perhaps at the edge of the town allowing for easy access to communication links, atriums are geometrically designed and present relaxing tonal palettes. En suite guest rooms are comfortable and present ergonomic desks hosting, direct dial telephones, internet access and fax machines. Dedicated business lounges allow for buffet breakfasts, daily papers business journals and all day snacks and beverages.
Former coaching Inns now house some of the finest Wetherby Hotels these are beautifully restored and offer meticulous service and warm and inviting atmospheres. The accommodations range from en suite bedrooms to multi roomed suites presenting custom furnishings, gracious floor to ceiling windows, seating areas and dining areas, master bedrooms host four poster beds and fine linens. Designer en suite bathrooms host deluxe fittings and signature toiletries, bathrobes and slippers. For guests on extended business contracts the hotels provide long stay apartments with all the advantages of being in a hotel and the added advantage of autonomous living via independent kitchens.
Fine dining is found around white clothed tables, silver cutlery and crystal glass the canvas for international menus crafted from fresh seasonal produce created by executive chefs. Coffee bars welcome the morning with buffet breakfasts, aromatic coffees and fresh pastries. Traditional bars offer local ales and local culture whilst trendy wine bars present imaginative environments and an elite clientele.
The Wetherby Hotels cater for all through extensive venues, exclusive accommodations and exemplary service.