We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great Escape Cars - CLOSED

Station Parade, Harrogate, England
+44 1527 893733
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Two trips cancelled due to lack of cars; refund promised but not delivered

We've had two trips cancelled for a variety of car-related problems. OK, these things happen, but... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2014
ShawEastYorkshire
,
East Yorkshire
Be wary of using this company...absolutely!!

A total 100% endorsement of all reviews which relate to refunds, or lack thereof! Very similar... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2014
Zebral0ver
,
Winchester, United Kingdom
Read all 21 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible23%
14 Sep 2014
“Two trips cancelled due to lack of cars; refund promised but not delivered”
29 Aug 2014
“Be wary of using this company...absolutely!!”
LOCATION
Station Parade, Harrogate, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1527 893733
Reviews (21)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2014

We've had two trips cancelled for a variety of car-related problems. OK, these things happen, but we were running out of patience and confidence, so requested a refund. After several emails, phone calls and promises during August we are still waiting and have taken the...More

11  Thank ShawEastYorkshire
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 August 2014

A total 100% endorsement of all reviews which relate to refunds, or lack thereof! Very similar experience, car was not available (ok, I get this and can live with it, I can appreciate they are old cars and things happen etc.). A refund was agreed...More

12  Thank Zebral0ver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 August 2014

My wife very kindly arranged a 24 hour hire of one of my (many!) dream cars, a Corvette Stingray for my birthday, from the Harrogate site. Booking was easy and straightforward, the handover by the charming Jamie was informative but above all, the car was...More

Thank teepees
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2014

My husband arranged for the hire of a convertible E type jag for my birthday.Hire for 2 days on 1/6/14. He did this over the phone and was under the impression that he had booked the car for the date in question. He was asked...More

7  Thank Belinda P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am genuinely distressed to read the comments you have made. This is a small, family run business and sometimes we get things wrong. So when I read a review such as yours I do...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 August 2014

I hired a car from Great Escape for a weekend as a wedding gift for my husband. The initial service i received was wonderful. They arranged for the car to be delivered to me the day before the wedding for a delivery fee, which was...More

7  Thank HONEYPOTS10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
gje99, Owner at Great Escape Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2014

I was very concerned to read your review. As you know we have corresponded many times. I recognise the strength of feeling in your review but unfortunately not the sequence of events, despite your assertion. For the benefit of readers, this is what happened: 1....More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We hired a red MGB for four days over our wedding weekend and it really added a special touch to the event. The car made such a change from the usual big wedding cars and featured in lots of our guests' photos. It was a...More

Thank Ruth I
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I have just returned from a wonderful day out on the Cotswolds Car Rally with Great Escape Classic Car Hire and have to say it was a real treat to be able to drive some of my favourite iconic classic cars, including the Jensen Interceptor...More

Thank stargazer385
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 February 2014

I booked the Jensen Intercepter from the Yorkshire site Great Escapes have and took advangtage of an excellent special offer that left the price too good to refuse! Tiny problem with booking as Great Escapes had an issue with their phone lines the day I...More

1  Thank Iain S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 November 2013

My father-in-law and I had a wonderful day driving around the Cotswold lanes in the sunshine while participating in a Great Escape classic car rally. Classic Porsche 911, MBG roadster, E-Type Jaguar, Alfa Romeo Spider, TR6 and HMC Healey were all great fun. The guy...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Colin W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 November 2013

This is the second time I've been on a driving tour with Great Escape and it didn't disappoint. Booking was very easy and all staff were extremely helpful and accommodating before and during the event. The cars themselves are excellent, being old vehicles they all...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
1  Thank Willp P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Harrogate
The Yorkshire Hotel
1 985 reviews
.25 km away
Imperial Hotel
2 reviews
.25 km away
Hotel du Vin and Bistro
1 245 reviews
.26 km away
Travelodge Harrogate West Park Hotel
357 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Papa's Authentic Mediterranean Cuisine
238 reviews
.06 km away
Veeno Harrogate
181 reviews
.05 km away
Crepes & Creams
159 reviews
.09 km away
CAU Harrogate
438 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Champagne Concept
175 reviews
.30 km away
Harrogate Theatre
245 reviews
.31 km away
Semerwater
6 reviews
.23 km away
St. Peter's Church
53 reviews
.23 km away
;