Pontefract Hotels

Pontefract is an old market town, located in West Yorkshire, England, near the M62 and the A1 motorway and Castleford. Pontefract is one of the rive towns in the metropolitan borough of the city of Wakefield and boasts a population of 28, 250. The Pontefract Hotels provide for their guests beautifully spacious accommodations, exquisite cuisines, fabulous entertainment and recreational facilities, whilst still providing guests with an excellent location. The Hotels provide for their executive guests a range of hotel types guaranteed to suit honeymoon couples, family groups and the business guests.

Pontefract has been a market town since the middle ages; the main market days are Saturdays and Wednesdays, with a smaller market on Fridays. Pontefract is not just a market area but also dates way back to the Anglo-Saxon time there are remains of the Anglo-Saxon church and cemetery at the Booths, near the castle. The oldest grave dates back around the 690.

Pontefract is well known for its historical, market place, and its medieval castle, which was built in the Norman Conquest era. Pontefract is home to an annual Liquorice Festival, which is a celebration of the town's long-standing association with the growing and manufacture of liquorice confectionery.

Pontefract is very well known for its 'down-to-earth' nightlife, sporting one of the most concentrated numbers of public houses in the United Kingdom, with such venues such as Big Fellas, The elephant, The Counting House, The Green Dragon, The Tap and Barrel, The Malt Shovel and the Blockmoor Head. One of the oldest buildings dating back from the 16th century and is previously used as a shop, was turned into a pub in the 1990's, called the counting crow.

The Pontefract Hotels offer their many visitors a vast array of choice presented through varying styles and budgets. The beautiful town is home to comfortable commuter hotels, five star chain hotels that offer top of the range facilities, and Heritage Hotels that provide for their guests privileged views of the past married to modern comforts.

The Pontefract Hotels present to their guests individually designed en suite guestrooms and a variety on luxurious suites. The delightful rooms are beautifully furnished and designed, detailed through textured soft furnishings and a selection of original art works, the luxurious suites provide workstations that feature ergonomic desk, chair, and table lamp and further complemented with Internet access. The master bedrooms are spacious and house king size beds dressed in fine linens and a wide selection of pillows.

The en suite bathrooms are lavish affairs and provide deep sunken bathtubs, walk-in showers, double vanities, large mirrors and complementary slippers, bathrobes and fragrant toiletries.

All of the Pontefract Hotels are home to their own signature restaurants overseen by master chefs who prepare a range of culinary delights in varying ambiences from classical grand, to casual and relaxed. The delightful dishes are further complemented with a variety of vintage wines. Late night cocktails may be enjoyed at the hotel Bars whilst enjoying the local musician. Business guests are provided with a range of venues that may be adapted to suit a variety of events, guaranteed to satisfy the most important clients.

The Pontefract Hotels are home to a range of guest facilities and amenities such as cash machine/ATM, dry cleaning, daily housekeeping, indoor pool, health spa, fully equipped gymnasium, international newspaper, tennis courts, babysitting services, travel desk and a superb concierge desk that will assist with booking of dinner reservations and live entertainment.

The Pontefract Hotels are located in the finest locations allowing guests easy access to top tourist destinations.