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Market Place, Driffield, Yorkshire, YO25 6AN

Guide Price

£550.00 per sq ft

Business rates & charges may apply

Pattinsons, Pattinsons Auction- National Auctioneer

1,000 sq ft

93 sq m


Hotel for sale

Key features

  • Fully Operational Hotel and Spa
  • 22 Guest Bedrooms
  • On Site Leisure Facilities Including Pool And Gym
  • Various Function Suites, Restaurant And Bar
  • Central Driffield Location
  • Convenient Road And Rail Links To Hull, Beverley And The Coast


*For sale via secure sale online bidding: terms and conditions apply.*

We are pleased to offer to auction this fabulous opportunity to acquire a successfully operating hotel and spa at the very heart of Driffield's town centre!

The 'Best Western' Bell Hotel is a Grade II Listed Victorian hotel situated prominently on Market Place, at the centre of Driffield, near Beverley. With a traditionally styled interior, in keeping with the building's rich history and quaint market town location, the hotel provides a selection of 22 En-suite Guest Bedrooms, including a number of Suites, with a wonderfully atmospheric oak panelled Restaurant and Bar, Snooker Room, Board Room and Function Rooms. A range of leisure facilities are offered in the attached Spa, including a Swimming Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi Room, 'Super Spa', well equipped 'Nautilus' Gym, various Relaxation Rooms and Treatment Rooms, all available to guests and members alike.

Please note we have not inspected this property.


Driffield is a small market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire, known as 'The Capital of The Wolds' due to it's central location within the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds countryside. A popular destination for visitors, with scenic walks and cycling routes aplenty, together with an excellent range of amenities and convenient transport links by road and rail. The coastal town of Bridlington lies approximately 12 miles by road to the East, with the market town of Beverley 13 miles, and the city of Hull some 16 miles to the South.


Guest Rooms - A selection of rooms are available, individually styled and furnished, including three duplex suites and three ground floor wheelchair-friendly en-suite double rooms. There are eleven en-suite double or twin rooms, and two suites (Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bathroom) to the first floor with two further suites to the second floor.

Facilities - Open to both guests and the public, the property offers a generous Bar and two separate Dining Rooms, served by the ground floor Kitchen, with various Lobby spaces and an excellent provision of washrooms. Meetings can be held in the panelled Boardroom and there are two large Function Rooms, each with their own Bar facilities and a first floor Kitchen. A basement room houses a full size snooker table.

Spa And Gym - Situated at the back of the Hotel, the on-site spa facilities are open to guests, as well as paid up members. There are a...


The hotel offers facilities for guests and the general public, making use of the restaurant and bar, together with various function rooms, meeting room and the leisure facilities. There is on-site guest parking accessed off Exchange Street.

Rateable Value

The current rateable value is £23,500 (1 April 2023 to present).

Sourced from VOA.

Additional Information

For further information please contact our office direct on , or alternatively via e-mail on . With regards to viewing the subject property, this is to be done strictly by appointment through Keith Pattinson Commercial department. Please contact us to arrange an internal inspection, or to register your interest.

Auctioneers Additional Comments

Pattinson Auction are working in Partnership with the marketing agent on this online auction sale and are referred to below as 'The Auctioneer'.

Please be aware that any inquiry, bid or viewing of the subject property will require your details to be shared between both the marketing agent and The Auctioneer in order that all matters can be dealt with effectively.

This auction lot is being sold either by, conditional (Modern) or unconditional (Traditional) auction terms and overseen by the auctioneer in partnership with the marketing agent.

The property is available to be viewed strictly by appointment only via the Marketing Agent or The Auctioneer. Bids can be made via The Auctioneers or the Marketing Agents website.

Auctioneers Additional Comments

Your details may be shared with additional service providers via the marketing agent and/or The Auctioneer.

A Legal Pack associated with this particular property is available to view upon request and contains details relevant to the legal documentation enabling all interested parties to make an informed decision prior to bidding. The Legal Pack will also outline the buyers' obligations and sellers' commitments. It is strongly advised that you seek the counsel of a solicitor prior to proceeding with any property and/or Land Title purchase.

In order to submit a bid upon any property being marketed by The Auctioneer, all bidders/buyers will be required to adhere to a verification and identity process in accordance with Anti Money Laundering procedures.

Auctioneers Additional Comments

In order to secure the property and ensure commitment from the seller, upon exchange of contracts the successful bidder will be expected to pay a non-refundable deposit of 5% of the purchase price of the lot subject to any special conditions detailed in the legal pack. The deposit will be a contribution to the purchase price. A non-refundable reservation fee may also be payable upon agreement of sale (Details of which can be obtained from the auctioneers website). The Reservation Fee is in addition to the agreed purchase price and consideration should be made by the purchaser in relation to any Stamp Duty Land Tax liability associated with overall purchase costs.

Both the Marketing Agent and The Auctioneer may believe it necessary or beneficial to the customer to pass your details to third party service suppliers, from which a referral fee may be obtained. There is no requirement or indeed obligation to use these recommended suppliers or services.


Market Place, Driffield, Yorkshire, YO25 6AN


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Driffield Station0.3 miles
  • Nafferton Station2.3 miles
  • Hutton Cranswick Station3.4 miles


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