Top hotels in York
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Sitting within York's old city walls, this 4-star hotel offers guests quick access to the city's main sites of interest, including the impressive York Minster Cathedral. Dine in the hotel's American-themed restaurant, serving cocktails and American classics. Alternatively, have a light meal in the on-site Tower's restaurant. The hotel has a number of meeting rooms and a 24-hour business centre. Rooms all have flatscreen TVs with on-demand movies and access to wi-fi.
This warm and friendly B+B is in a perfect location, about a 10 minute walk from York's city walls A stay will ensure you are well looked after whilst on your trip to York. There is a bar, lounge area and a car park. An ideal choice!
On a quiet tree-lined cul-de-sac, B+B York (formerly The Groves hotel) is a 10-minute stroll from York city center and offers en-suite rooms and bar/lounge facilities. The main building dates back to the late 1800s and B&B York still has some charming original features, such as a splendid grand staircase and patterned windows. The elegant, individually styled rooms each have a flat-screen TV, a radio, tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary biscuits. The bar is open until 23:00 each day. Guests can relax and read the daily newspapers, with a selection of beers and wines available throughout the day. Several bars and restaurants are located within a 10-minute walk. Bedrooms are located in either the main building or in 2 separate buildings around the car park. The hotel is 10 minutes' walk drive from York Racecourse. Historic York Minster is 0.5 miles away (10-minute walk), whilst York Railway Station is a 5-minute drive away (20-minute walk approx.).
The modern Park Inn by Radisson York City Centre sits on the banks of the River Ouse, and within easy walking distance of the Coppergate Shopping Centre and York Castle. The on-site restaurant, RBG Bar and Grill, serves classic dishes, including grills, salads, pastas and burgers, and is also an inviting spot to enjoy a drink. Rooms are furnished in a colourful and modern style and offer flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and free high-speed wi-fi.
Set away from the main tourist crowds, just outside the city walls but still in the shadow of York Minster, the Grange Hotel York provides its guests with an unparalleled location from which to explore this historic city. Rooms at the Grange Hotel York are variously styled. Some have four poster beds while others have more contemporary decor. In addition to the restaurants and bars of York, guests have the use of the hotel's own Ivy Brasserie. This AA two-star restaurant is open every day apart from Sundays, and serves modern classics made using local ingredients. For more relaxed dining, the hotel also has a vaulted bar, the New York Grill, serving a range of simpler dishes, such as steak and salads. There is also a children's menu. Guests looking for a quieter corner can tuck themselves away in front of the fireplace in the hotel's reading room. Grange Hotel staff are happy to book theatre tickets on behalf of guests and also to arrange city tours. The historic city walls and the art gallery are only a couple of minutes' walk from the hotel while York Minster is less than ten minutes by foot. A little further but still within easy walking distance, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre are popular attractions. Once a Georgian townhouse, the Grange Hotel exudes period charm. Inside, genuine period features, such as gilt-framed paintings, a grand staircase and ornate pillars carved from red granite, mesh well with more contemporary decor, including charcoal-grey walls and comfortable velvet armchairs.
The Principal York, steps from the train station, is the perfect base from which to discover the historic city of York. Blending the grandeur of late-Victorian architecture with the comforts of modern travel, Principal York offers its guests the warmest welcome this side of the Pennines. Award-winning interior architects Goddard Littlefair have refurbished and restored the hotel’s rooms and public spaces to create 155 elegant, comfortable bedrooms and suites in balanced, neutral tones that offer more than just a place to sleep. Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 100Mb is available throughout the hotel and if you decide to visit us by car, the hotel provides a car park for guests’ use at a charge of £15 for 24 hours.
The Churchill Hotel is a late-Georgian era mansion in York city centre, close to popular attractions including York Minster and the Shambles. Sitting in its own beautiful private grounds, the Churchill Hotel combines original features with contemporary design, and you can treat yourself in style at the 2 AA Rosette awarded Piano Restaurant and bar. The contemporary-style rooms have a unique flair and include flat-screen TVs, free wifi, tea/ coffee facilities and designer toiletries.
Adjoining Bootham Bar, the Lamb & Lion Inn offers twelve en-suite rooms with free WiFi, flat-screen TV’s and free toiletries. The Inn has two AA rosettes for culinary excellence and serves modern British pub food and real ales from local breweries. York Minster is just a 2-minute walk away and both the National Railway Museum and The Shambles are within a 10-minute walk too. Discounted parking is also available close by.
Standing next to York Minster, the Guy Fawkes Inn was the birthplace of the notorious plotter, Guido Fawkes. The Inn offers en-suite rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV’s and free toiletries. The inn retains many of its original features including gas lighting, real log fires and the timber staircase. You can dine by candlelight in the AA rosette restaurant, which serves classic pub food and a range of real ales. York Theatre Royal and the National Railway Museum are just a 5-minute walk away.
Our guests benefit from so much more than just affordability. In each of our 94 guest rooms, you'll discover Sweet Beds, en suite power showers, a work desk and free fibre Wi-Fi to keep you connected while you're away from home. And with a hearty, unlimit ed breakfast spread on offer each morning, you're guaranteed to check out feeling rested, well fed and ready for whatever the day has in store.
Jorvik House is a 16 bedroom boutique city hotel less than 5 minutes walk from the heart of York’s shopping district and all its major attractions and 10 minutes walk from the railway station. This 1750’s Georgian townhouse overlooks the gateway to the Museum Gardens, The 11th Century Church of St Olafs and the remains of St Mary’s Abbey. Individually designed bedrooms are available as Double or Twins in deep Georgian colours & newly refurbished luxury rooms with a light Scandinavian feel. It has a small bar.
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Near Jorvik Viking Centre
Inviting hotel inside city ring road, with free WiFi and breakfast includedEasily accessed from the A64, Holiday Inn Express® York hotel offers a quiet setting just 3 miles from the city centre.There’s free on-site parking, and you can catch a park-and-ride bus one mile away. Less than 4 miles from the hotel, York Station has direct trains to London, Leeds and Scotland. Visit York’s popular National Railway Museum, with its historic locomotives, and awe-inspiring York Minster, a Gothic masterpiece. York Racecourse offers world-class horse racing from May to October. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a 30-minute drive in Pickering, and the coastal towns of Whitby, Filey and Scarborough are all within an hour's drive. Here for work? You can print and scan using the hotel’s PC, and arrive for city-centre meetings quickly and easily.At this hotel you can enjoy:- Free WiFi- Express Start™Breakfast included in the room rate- All Day Dining- Free on-site parkingCheery rooms include blackout curtains, power showers, and tea and coffee. Family rooms offer space for the kids, who stay free on a sofa bed up to age 18. Wake up to a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs, baked beans, sausages and continental items. The hotel's lounge bar serves coffee, beer and wine, and you can enjoy an evening meal in the carvery restaurant next door.
Set within a lovely Victorian mansion with extensive gardens, YHA York is just a 15-minute riverside walk to York’s ancient centre. This property also features a restaurant and a TV lounge. YHA York is situated within the quiet residential area of Clifton, 15 minutes’ walk away from York’s stunning, Gothic cathedral. The famous Betty’s Tea Rooms are a 20-minute walk, surrounded by York’s excellent shops. York Dungeon and the Jorvik Viking Centre are 25 minutes’ walk away. Guests at YHA York can make use of the dining room, or prepare food in the self-catering kitchen. The majority of rooms contain bunk beds, whilst there is a games room and common room for guests to relax in, along with Wi-Fi internet access. The property has just had a £2 million renovation.
Near National Railway Museum
Set within 2.2 km of York Minster and 2.4 km of University of York, Friars Rest Guest House offers rooms in York. The property is close to York City Walls, Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms and Priory Church of the Holy Trinity. Free WiFi is available and private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. The units in the guest house are equipped with a kettle. At Friars Rest Guest House all rooms are equipped with a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV. Popular points of interest near Friars Rest Guest House include York Barbican, Cliffords Tower and Grand Opera House. The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International Airport, 51 km from the guest house.
A modern hotel next to York Racecourse with free parking, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant Less than two miles from the city centre, Holiday Inn® York hotel has free parking right next to York Racecourse. It's a five-minute drive to the A64, offering easy road access to the M1. You can be at many of the city's attractions, including Clifford's Tower, within a 10-minute drive. Learn about the city's murky history at one of the York Dungeon's live shows, a seven-minute drive from the hotel. Barley Hall tells the story of Henry VIII's only visit to York, and it also displays the costumes from the TV series ""The Tudors"" and ""The Six Wives of Henry VIII"". Outdoor enthusiasts can drive 40 minutes for a bracing walk over the Howardian Hills. The hotel offers seven fully equipped meeting rooms with flexible layouts, free Wi-Fi and catering options. You can enjoy Starbucks coffee throughout your meetings, and finish off any research on the lobby's computers. Delegates can take a direct bus from the hotel to York train station. Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast, or a pizza or salad for dinner, in Junction Restaurant's contemporary dining room. You can also relax over a chilled glass of wine or a Starbucks coffee in the open-plan bar, or unwind in your room with 24-hour room service. Kids stay and eat free.
Wake up inside the ancient city walls of York in our York Central hotel. This picturesque town is yours to explore, from the gothic York Minster to top attractions like the Jorvik Viking Centre. Shoppers will adore the charm of the Shambles, York's historic shopping quarter. The University of York and the city's Racecourse are a short drive away too. Our new Business Floor Room option guarantees you a room on one of our quieter business floors. All rooms feature a comfy king size bed with four plump pillows and a cosy duvet. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of food and drink choices within easy walking distance from this hotel.
Near York Minster
Located in a tranquil street, Marmadukes Town House Hotel offers characterful rooms, free WiFi and is just 10-minutes’ walk from York Minster. All bedrooms have been decorated individually with antique furniture, flat-screen TV’s and an en-suite bathroom with free toiletries. Marmadukes Town House Hotel is just a 10-minute stroll from the city centre and the picturesque Shambles. York Railway Station is a 20-minute walk away.
Near Jorvik Viking Centre
In a quiet location, Bootham City Centre Guest House (No breakfast) is just a 10 minute walk from York Minster and 15 minutes from the picturesque Shambles and other shopping areas. The guest house offers on street parking for an additional charge, free WiFi. The individually decorated rooms at Bootham House all have a TV, tea and coffee facilities and a hairdryer. Rooms also feature a radio, free toiletries and fresh towels, and most have private bathroom facilities. The popular Jorvik Viking Centre is a 20-minute walk away and York Racecourse can be reached in 10 minutes’ drive.
The 19th-century 3-star Elmbank Hotel - York is close to the historic city sights, making it a convenient choice for business and leisure. The scenic North Yorkshire Moors are a few minutes away by car, and the shops, restaurants and bars of the city are moments from the hotel. Corporate guests have access to a business centre on-site, while for a more relaxing break make the most of the elegant bar and restaurant.
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Hotels in York
A majestic castle, a gothic cathedral and a maze of cobbled streets make up the charming city of York. Beyond its exquisite architecture, you'll find a thriving café culture, plenty of cultural sights, cosy pubs and restaurants.
Take in some amazing views by doing the 2-hour walk around the City Walls. These are the longest medieval town walls in England and follow the lines of the original Roman walls. You'll find plenty of hotels in York city centre with gorgeous views of this majestic backdrop.
While you're exploring York's medieval roots, York Minster Cathedral is not to be missed. Follow in the footsteps of Roman soldiers through the underground chambers of the Undercroft and explore the cathedral's 2000-year history. If you're feeling energetic, try the 275-step climb up the Central Tower for panoramic views of the city.
There's plenty of choice if you want to eat and drink in historic surroundings too. The Black Swan on Peasholme Green shows off its original 17th Century exterior and is one of the oldest pubs in the city. Or, you can climb to the top of Grand Old Duke of York's hill and stop of at The Durham Ox where you'll sink into worn leather armchairs in front of the fireplace of this traditional boozer.
When it's time for a rest-stop you'll find great cafes popping up all over the city. Chocolate lovers can grab a hot chocolate or some homemade truffles at York Cocoa House or even try your hand at one of their chocolate-making workshops. Or, enjoy the friendly atmosphere and tasty afternoon tea at renowned Betty's Tea Rooms.
There's always a good time to enjoy York's packed calendar of events, including Spring's annual York Chocolate Festival, Summer's Yorkshire Medieval Festival or Autumn's Illuminating York, which sees light projections transform the city's landmarks. Cutting-edge light technology will give you a whole new perspective on Clifford's Tower and other iconic York sites. Why not pick a hotel near Clifford's Tower to be close to the action?
Foodies will be in their element here as some of the UK's finest produce comes from York. The number one spot is the bustling Farmers' Market on Parliament Street where you can pick up fresh produce at a bargain prices. When you've finished exploring the market, there are tasty lunches on offer at Henshelwoods Delicatessen. Yorkshire has an abundance of farm shops too so you're never far from great food.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in York
What are the best hotels to stay in York?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in York are Hilton York, Staycity Aparthotels - Paragon Street York and B+B York.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in York?The lowest price for a double room in York is £25.
What hotels are in the central York neighborhood?If you want to stay near the center of York, you can consider staying at Judges Court, Apartment 5 in York and Queens Hotel.
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