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The Principal York Hotel

Hotel

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA
4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1724 reviews1724 reviews
The Principal York Garden Room

About us

The historic Principal York hotel is adjacent to the train station and enjoys views across its private gardens to stunning York Minster. Originally opened in 1878, the hotel’s impressive heritage is immediately apparent from the yellow Scarborough brick and impressive Tadcaster stone dressing.

A multi-million pound investment in 2015 has restored the hotel to its original splendour: luxuriously appointed bedrooms and bathrooms radiate from the splendid, sweeping main staircase; elegant, high-ceilinged public spaces and banqueting rooms sit alongside the stunning Garden Room, which is perfect for Afternoon Tea or a glass of Champagne. In addition, a brand new restaurant – The Kitchen & Terrace – opened in November 2015, serving fresh, seasonal, local produce under the watchful steer of Executive Chef Jason Wardill; whilst next door to the restaurant is Chapter House bar, serving cocktails, craft ales and snacks.

Every element of the bedrooms and bathrooms has been enhanced during the renovation, from new bed linen to bathroom amenities to upgraded, superfast, free Wi-Fi. Respectful of its past but focused on the well-being of the modern, The Principal York combines the best of old and new with a genuinely warm welcome and authentic sense of place.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
157
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Roomfrom £93.75 to £99.00 per person per night
Double£93.75 per person per night for bed & breakfast
Single£99.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast
Twin£93.75 per person per night for bed & breakfast

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest
  • Garden

Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Christmas special programme
  • Travel agent bookings
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

Leisure Facilities

  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Gym on site
  • Health/beauty facilities onsite
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Regular entertainment
  • Sauna onsite
  • Swimming pool - indoor onsite

Property Facilities

  • Laundry/valet service
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Night porter
  • Passenger lift
  • Telephone (public)
  • Television available
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Children

  • Baby listening service
  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age

Catering

  • Continental breakfast only
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Snacks/afternoon tea
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Minibar in bedrooms
  • Radio
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Telephone
  • Television

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Laundry facilities

Parking

  • Private parking

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities

Gradings

  • 4 AA Stars Hotel
4 AA Stars Hotel

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsWhite Rose Award Finalist White Rose Award Finalist 2016
  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Tourism Awards Finalist York Tourism Awards Finalist 2016

Road Directions

By Road:
From the A64 follow the signs to the city centre. The hotel is adjacent to York Railway Station.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Very Good
    428
  • Average
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