Principal York

Station RoadYO24 1AAYorkUnited Kingdom
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About Principal York

At The Royal York Hotel, Victorian elegance is blended with exquisite contemporary influences to create a hotel of memorable appeal.

Rooms are designed for business and leisure guests. Arranged to include single, double, superior double and suites, all requirements, including those for families, can be accommodated. Rooms are comfortably furnished with free Wi-Fi and LCD television.

This imposing, old building has been redefined to accommodate leisure and business guests in comfort and style. It is perfectly located with the inspiring York Minster as a near neighbour.

Via The Tempus Bar and Restaurant, talented chefs provide the finest Yorkshire cuisine, Deli Lunches and private dining menus. Fine wines and other beverages ensure a convivial atmosphere for all at the end of every day.

York has a magnetic appeal, as does The Royal York Hotel. Close to the National Railway Museum, it is twenty minutes drive from the A1. This accommodation is also known as Hotel Royal York, Hotel York Royal, Royal Hotel York, and Royal York.


Station Road, YO24 1AA, York, United Kingdom
Telephone: +441904653681 | Fax: +44 1904 653681 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

City of dreams

In many ways, York is a dream city, so you need to blink to realise that, opposite the hotel is the stunning York Minster. On another level, York Racecourse is only a few miles away and all those city centre attractions are within easy walking distance.

Faultless facilities and great staff

There’s a health and fitness club, gym and spa as well as sauna, steam room and heated indoor pool.

Room sets the tone

Luxurious towels and a well equipped and decorated room, put you in the right frame of mind to enjoy what must be a special occasion for everyone; a short break in the iconic city of York.

Negative Reviews

Tired guest, tired room!

A day wandering round all the attractions of central York can really take it out of you and although you can’t wait to get back to the hotel, be warned, some rooms are ‘tired’ to say the least. Even the larger rooms can also be smaller than expected. Seeds of disappointment are then sown!

Expensive Restaurant and Bar

The bar is enormous, ‘uncosy’, drafty and not the sort of place where you want to spend much time Food can take an age to arrive and in the absence of any ‘nibbles’ this becomes more noticeable with the passage of time. Buffet Breakfast is an arduous ritual Quicker replenishment is vital.

Car parking difficulty

Parking the car is a problem compounded by an additional hefty cost. If, though, the car park is full, you are left to your own devices. With an overheating car in the centre of York, there is a tendency to ponder over the meaning of Life in some detail!

Rating Overview

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8.2 out of 10 based on 1785 reviews