Known historically as 'Holy Face', Halifax in West Yorkshire has been the centre of England's woollen manufacture since the 15th century. Find a hotel in Halifax for the Victoria Theatre, Bankfield Museum, Eureka! The Museum for Children, the Piece Hall, the historic Shibden Hall and the Wainhouse Tower.
The White Swan Hotel
Princess Street Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 1TS
This smart and adpatable hotel on Princess Street sits right in the heart of Halifax. Access to the M606 and M62 is a straightforward affair (just head down Huddersfield Road and through Calderdale - about 20 minutes roungly). The guest rooms are bright and spacious and boast a bit of a original character. Each of the rooms is uniquely decorated, and each has en-suite facilities, tea/coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and flat-screen televisions with satellite channels and Freeview. The Super ...
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|Name||Miles||Region||Rooms||Type ?||Type ?|
|The White Swan Hotel||0.2||Halifax||38||50.00|
|Shibden Mill Inn||1.5||Halifax||11||85.00|
|Holdsworth House Hotel Restaurant||2.6||Halifax||38||89.00|
|Imperial Crown Hotel||0.1||Halifax||56||44.00|
|New Hobbit Country Inn||0||Halifax||7||30.60|
|Tower House Hotel||1.1||Halifax||50||60.00|
|Kirk Lea Guest House||1.1||Halifax||5||39.00|
|Premier Inn Halifax Town Centre||0.3||Halifax||100||41.00|
|The Woolmerchant Hotel||0.6||Halifax||54||35.00|
|Old Post Office||0.3||Halifax||10||29.00|
Piece Hall featured in the cult British movie Brassed Off starring Ewan McGregor. Visitors with a taste for the macabre may also be interested in the Halifax Gibbet - a machine that was used to behead convicted felons in the West Yorkshire town of Halifax prior to the invention of the 'guillotine'. A replica of the Halifax Gibbet can be found near Gibbet Street. Halifax railway station is on the Caldervale Line, with links to Manchester Victoria, York, Selby via Bradford and Leeds.
If you are on the lookout for something with a bit of character then check out the Shibden Mill Inn in Mill Fold. This charming 17th Century Inn is just a mile or two from Halifax has a terrific reputation locally. Many of the original period features have been preserved and the lounge boasts a crackling and very cosy log fires. You'll just love the exposed oak beam ceilings. Shibden Mill Inn nestles in the fold of the Shibden Valley overlooking Red Beck. There are 11 en-suite bedrooms and each offers ar ange of modern conveniences including flat screen TV, DVD player (plus DVD library) and Tea and Coffee making facilities and Bathrobes. The intimate candlelit restaurant is a popular and romantic venue for special occasions and first-class AA rosette dining. Hotel rooms and late deals from £90.00.
The New Hobbit Country Inn in nearby Sowerby Bridge couldn't fail to grab your interest either. This is a family run hotel with panoramic views, a restaurant/bistro serving rather excellent food at very affordable prices(Egon Ronay). There's also a Disco and karaoke every Friday and Saturday evening. Murder mysteries and medieval banquets a speciality. Double, twin and family rooms are all available plus there is a four-poster bridal suite for honeymooning couples. This might also be a tasty business option as there are adequate meeting facilities too. All the double rooms have a country them and are decorated to the highest standard with 5 star quality beds. A truly magical experience. Prices from £65.00. Full reviews of all these Halifax hotels and cheap b&bs can be found on the booking pages.