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The Principal York

Station Road, York YO24 1AA England
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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This was the Station Hotel so is very convenient. Large and impressive. We had a superior room which was very comfortable though the water pressure could have been better. An almost invariable complaint is that (though too be fair we arrived early) is that rooms...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This hotel is a grand example of a traditional station house, on an extravagant scale. The decor is immaculate and beautiful. Sitting in one of the multitude of common rooms you feel you could be a lord from yesteryear - just need a smoking jacket....More

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Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 9 October 2018

Dear AussieAussie77 We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us at The Principal York. Thank you for your comments and please visit us again soon. Warmest regards Tracy Harrison

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of all, I hate leaving bad reviews as I prefer giving the hotel the chance to change things whilst I’m here. I think I’ve been unlucky but both times I’ve stayed here on business (booked for me) the noise has been shocking. The first...More

Thank 358JonH
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 3 days ago

Dear 358JonH Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit with us. I am truly sorry that you were disturbed by noise during your stay, please let me assure you that we do strive to keep any noise within the hotel to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked this hotel at short notice to be able to go to a funeral, having read about it a year or two back in one of the weekend travel supplements. Due to the short notice I was not able to select a room type...More

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Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 3 days ago

Dear hipposWiltshire_UK We value all feedback as we strive to improve with each and every stay and thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I am sorry that your stay did not meet your expectations due to the issue you experienced with...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I stayed for a 2 night Christmas market break on the 30th November to 2nd December. We were welcomed with special extras in our room, advent calendars for the children a little hamper for my husband and I!! Mark the hotel manager...More

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Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 3 days ago

Dear Shellnewy It is fantastic to read your delight with your family break at The Principal York. We value your review and comments and will share your thanks with our team. Please come and visit us again soon. Warmest regards Tracy Harrison

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Description
Located in the heart of the beautiful historic city of York The Principal York elegantly combines carefully preserved Victorian architecture alongside more modern touches. The ground floor public spaces offer sweeping More views into gardens and beyond to York Minster. Breakfast lunch and dinner is served in the Refectory Kitchen and Terrace and drinks are available from 11am till late in the Chapter House Bar and Games Room. Visit the stunning Garden Room for afternoon tea. As a premier luxury wedding venue in York the hotel and gardens provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding pictures. The Victorian Oak Room holds up 110 guests for dinner while the Events Centre can seat up to 300. The Principal York also boats a variety of meeting spaces from small rooms to the Events Centre with capacity for 410 delegates theatre style. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
USD 166 - USD 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Royal York Hotel
Also Known As
Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian
,
Royal York Hotel York
Location
United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
USD 166 - USD 330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Royal York Hotel
Also Known As
Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian
,
Royal York Hotel York
Location
United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
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Traveller (1,256)
Room & Suite (410)
Dining (87)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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358antonyr
17 November 2018|
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Response from fionatyrrell | Reviewed this property |
the town is very nice but as i have not been there when it is Christmas i can not tell if you if they have a Christmas market
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358antonyr
17 November 2018|
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Response from RobertFGCarter | Reviewed this property |
Cream tea at the Countess of York in the railway museum is truly wonderful and possibly better than Betty's. We ate in the evening at an Indian restaurant which was excellent but you may need to book ahead. (Bengal... More
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i did not see any one with animals. i used a little bed and breakfast in Cotswold when i took my three little dogs
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"Go for the larger room if you want greater luxury"
DaveGCI
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"If you don't want to walk, reserve a room in the main building, not the sidings"
enzfrnz
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"Try for a room at the front of the building which should have a clear view of the minster"
Durham396
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"Rooms at the rear are quietest"
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