The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate
The 4-Star Old Swan Hotel has a history going back 200 years and is where author Agatha Christie famously disappeared for 11 days in 1926. Set in pretty gardens, the hotel is a short walk from Harrogate's town centre and has two restaurants, a lounge and a bar. When the weather permits, afternoon tea is served in the garden. The elegant, well-appointed rooms have a telephone, television, radio, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer.
In 2010 and 2011, the Old Swan Hotel won Rail Discoveries' Gold Award for Food.