Where To Stay In Halifax, England: 9 Hotels & Holiday Homes - Updated 2022

where to stay in halifax uk
Alex
Alex 
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Any travelers out there heading to England sometime soon might want to check out more than just London. The country is full of little towns and boroughs that will really give you a sense of English life that’s off the beaten path and out of the big city life. The town of Halifax is located in West Yorkshire and has a very long history dating back to at least 1091. The name comes from the old English for “halh-gefeaxe” meaning “area of coarse grass in a nook of land.”

Later on, the town’s wealth came from cotton, wool and carpet industries. In fact, there are still many mills in the area that were used to process textiles. Halifax is about 110 kilometers (65 miles) from Liverpool and is accessible by train and bus. There are plenty of things to do in this West Yorkshire town and plenty more places to stay while you visit. Here is a list of some of the best spots from cozy cabins to historic hotels.

1. h-century mill apartment (from USD 98)

Plenty of mills in the area have been converted for other uses. Some have been converted to businesses or offices and some have been converted to apartments like this one! Stay in a 19th-century mill converted into an apartment, located away from the hustle and bustle but still close to the center of town, where you can find some restaurants and entertainment. What’s cool about this place is that there are still many original features in the place, such as pine beams and the wheel used for lifting wool.

12-OLD MILL-FAMILIES-FREE PARKING-WiFi-QUIET
Halifax, England, United Kingdom
245 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great cooking facilities with ceramic hob
the bathroom was generally good with a good exhaust fan and ventilation
the shower was also excellent with a p-shaped bath and really good water pressure/temperature
very nice apartment in the centre of halifax
probably not a problem if you're staying short term or not a tv watcher
Cleanliness:
the bathroom was super clean and bath super deep
this apartment is very clean and comfortable
very clean and everything we could have hoped for
the building is clean and tidy
a clean well equipped and comfortable apartment
Host:
lovely hosts and lovely place
hosts seem like lovely people
the host was very attentive and put himself out to help us
the hosts were very thoughtful and catered for everything you could imagine
this is a pleasant functional flat and the host was available when needed
Location:
perfect location for central halifax
great location everything within walking distance or a short drive away
great central location with parking
great location in town centre
brilliant location really near the railway station and piece hall etc
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2. Apartment with character (from USD 92)

This private accommodation is not only located in another restored building but it’s located in a place called “Happy Valley” so how could you go wrong? It’s a two-floor apartment located right in town so it is perfect for anyone who may be in town for business or anyone who would prefer being close to the town center. The hosts also run a pub that’s located right across the street so you can go grab a pint with them if you have any questions or just want to say hi.

Character 2 Bed town cntr Flat sleeps 4 people
Halifax, United Kingdom
219 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely flat on two levels all necessary amenities included wifi working perfectly great location
a beautiful apartment right in the centre with all the amenities we needed
the flat itself was good and with full kitchen facility that allowed me to cook my own meals
really good little apartment well situated in the cyentre of town
we were more than comfortable in this spacious fully-equipped flat
Cleanliness:
very clean and well decorated
very clean flat everything we needed
very clean apartment facilities are amazing
great value place with clean and airy rooms
apartment is lovely clean and modern
Host:
garry is a great host
host garry gave very quick responses to any questions and was helpful with local information
lovely comfortable flat with a very accommodating host
garry was an excellent host
garry is an excellent host
Location:
excellent location for exploring halifax
perfect location for exploring halifax
great location for central halifax
great location for town centre
great location but very simple apartment
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3. Log cabin (from USD 106)

Admittedly, this location is not centrally located in Halifax proper but it is not too far away. The great thing about this location is that it offers seclusion and great views of the countryside and rural views. This is a great spot for anyone who wants to get away from the busyness of the city life and enjoy the calmness and serenity of rural English life. The private garden overlooks views of the valley but still offers the must-have amenities of modern life like TV and WiFi access.

Cosy Log cabin in heart of Yorkshire countryside
Ripponden, England, United Kingdom
118 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved everything about this place the views are amazing and the freshly laid eggs for breakfast - fabulous
Cleanliness:
slept like babes in the comfy clean light snd airy bedroom
Host:
we were certainly thankful to have her as our host
the host ruth is very lovely and did everything to make us confortable and feel at home
the hosts are warm and very helpful
the local pub recommendations were particularly helpful thank you
ruth was really helpful and provided us with fresh eggs milk and bread
Location:
the log cabin was excellent and the location was great
the location is great for exploring the area and i hope to back some time to stay again
very accommodating hosts and nice village 10-15 minute walk with enough pubs and restaurants for a county stay
the place is very comfortable and the location is absolutely beautiful surrounded by hills and farms
lovely place in the countryside
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4. Holdsworth House Hotel (from USD 169)

The Holdsworth House hotel is a historic site and a famous one! Used in the BBC film “Last Tango in Halifax,” the Holdsworth House is surrounded by lush gardens and hidden terraces. Locally grown produce onsite is used in the hotel’s critically acclaimed restaurant. When guests arrive they can expect a complimentary drink and during their stay, they can expect an extensive bar and cocktail menu as well as a la carte dining. Halifax town center is a five-minute drive away and Leeds is about a 25-minute drive.


Holdsworth House Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Holdsworth
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km)

5. cottage (from USD 156)

Another historic building, this cottage house is not centrally located in Halifax so it is another place to go to if you’re looking for a secluded spot away from the city. This is a beautiful Yorkshire stone house surrounded by a garden and offering great views of the Wharfe Valley.

Stunning listed 1750 cottage in Harewood village near Harrogate & countryside
50 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was very comfortable and although it was an old cottage it had been tastefully modernised
it is furnished to the highest spec with very comfortable chairs and settee
it was very comfortable and the woodturner was excellent for the cold winter evenings
the heating was on a timer so comfortable for chilly starts and evenings
separate utility/boot room invaluable and designated parking space particularly helpful
Cleanliness:
very clean and done to a high standard
gail was very communicative and the cottage was very clean and comfortable
high standard of cleanliness throughout and tasteful furnishings made this a very restful place to stay
Host:
harewood arms opposite very good friendly staff well decorated and warming coal fired
kitchen and bathroom facilities were excellent and the neighbours very friendly
Location:
thoughtful neighbours close by
it was a great location for us in the countryside but close to leeds and a very nice cottage
superb location betwixt leeds and harrogate so we felt immediately at home
we enjoyed every minute of the stay and highly recommend walking the village and the harewood estate grounds
all in all a good place to stay
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6. Secluded cottage (from USD 150)

A luxury space located away from Halifax center and probably the most secluded spot on the list is this wonderful cottage. Rural views and large private patio. Perfect for couples looking to get away from their busy lives and reconnect with nature. This is a real country style retreat, perfect for that romantic getaway with your loved one.

Stunning Views & Short Walk to Holmfirth. Very Secluded. WI-FI. King bed.
45 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room with a view is a delightful place to stay
room with a view is such an amazing place to stay everything about the place is wonderful
we thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing few days in the room with a view
Cleanliness:
property was spotless and very well maintained
spotlessly clean and spacious self contained apartment attached on to the owners house with glorious gardens and views
perfect in every way - spotlessly clean extremely cosy and very comfortable with superb views
Host:
jenny was very helpful
jenny as a host was lovely welcoming and very helpful
jenny was the perfect host and we will most certainly be back for another visit very soon
kind thoughtful nothing was too much trouble
jenn was the perfect host (i hope you finally got those plants in the ground )
Location:
excellent property in a wonderful location
we have recently stayed for (only) two nights at this gorgeous location
would 100% recommend this place to anybody
holmfirth is a lovely place lots of places to eat and lots of things to do
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7. Imperial Crown Hotel (from USD 47)

Another historical location on the list is the Imperial Crown Hotel. Originally built as a Coach Inn during the 1800s, the Imperial Crown is now a hotel for anyone, not just those with horses! Its central location is right near the rail station and near the Eureka! Children’s Museum making it a nice spot for travelers with kids.

The hotel offers a 24-hour bar service for adults! The Wallis Simpson Bar offers breakfast in the mornings and is located near many places of interest like the Victoria Theater and Square Chapel. The Imperial Crown is only a 45-minute ride from Leeds Bradford International Airport.


The Imperial Crown Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 42-46 Horton Street
Accommodates: 2

Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms Ironing service

8. White Swan Hotel (from USD 79)

The White Swan Hotel is located centrally in Halifax and is only a ten-minute walk to the railway station. Because of its central location, many places of local interest are nearby, including tourist spots and local shops and restaurants. There is an onsite fitness suite and the rooms are described as “bright and airy.” There is also an onsite restaurant so guests can enjoy a full English breakfast each morning as well as fresh pasta and pizza throughout the day.


The White Swan Halifax

Wifi Available

Address: Princess Street, Halifax West Yorkshire, HX1 1TS
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Business centre Family rooms Internet services Lift

9. Weekend party house

Chances are you won’t be renting this place out if you’re traveling alone or looking for something cozy and romantic. This place is mostly for people looking to party with their friends for a weekend. The “hen party” house is a luxury rental with a 9-meter (30-foot) indoor pool and hot tub. So even in the dead of winter you can still go and live it up.

The space is not only reserved for “hen parties” (bachelorette parties for non-Brits out there) but will also rent out to families looking for a weekend getaway during the summer months. Centrally located, the Hen House is easily accessible from London, Manchester, Liverpool, and Scotland and only 20 minutes by cab from Leeds. Shops are located close by and the house comes with a TV fully equipped with all things entertainment.

Indoor pool, hot-tub & cinema. Just £700 a night!!
Liversedge, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
64 reviews
Entire house 9 Beds 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we all loved the pool and jacuzzi this allowed us to have a fun and relaxing night
great pool & hot tub area opening out onto the terrace with bbq and patio heaters
the house was great for our group of 10 comfortable with lots of bedroom options
the pool and jacuzzi is amazing
phil's house is stunning and huge - there were 10 of us and there was still plenty of room
Cleanliness:
house very clean tidy and spacious
Host:
they were very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed
they were so helpful in planning the weekend and made sure we had everything we needed
very friendly hosts; talked us through everything understanding of our needs as a stag party etc
phil and cath were wonderfulhosts and were so helpful throughout the process
phil and kath have been the most relaxed and helpful hosts we could've asked for
Location:
phil and cath's place is wonderful
the house is amazing the perfect location for a hen do of 14
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From town life to rural life

Halifax has plenty of options for any traveler. Whether you’re looking for a secluded spot with a view of the valley or a grand old style hotel, Halifax has a lot to offer.

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Alex is a Canadian university graduate with degrees in English literature and History. He was born in Montreal and when he's not traveling he enjoys movies, video games, playing the drums and...Read more

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