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    The Principal York

    Station Road, York YO24 1AA, England
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good25%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The good points about this hotel are the setting which is convenient for the railway station and the centre of York, nice grounds, lovely public rooms and pleasant staff. Room was nicely furnished, fresh milk in fridge and selection of snacks a nice touch Downside...More

    Thank libbyl
    Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear libbyl Thank you for reviewing your stay. Delighted you enjoyed the hotel and grounds, we value all feedback and I will review your suggestions with our teams. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future. Warm regards RMansell

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were up in York for my nephew's graduation and it was also a race day. We had three generations in our party, including Grandad who was somewhat hesitant on his feet. It was very busy (of course!) and we were a large group but...More

    Thank Gerry C
    Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Gerry C Thank you for your review. I am truly sorry that your experience of the hotel was on a busy York Race fixture day when the hotel is a completely different experience to the usual calm and relaxing atmosphere we offer. I sincerely...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Everything about this hotel has been brilliant already & we haven't even completed our visit yet. The staff were fantastic & are consistently friendly & polite. Great location in relation to both the train station & the town & sights. It's a beautiful place to...More

    Thank dannyjjbba
    Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear dannjjbba Thank you for your review of The Principal York. Sounds like you had an amazing time and delighted you will be visiting again. Warm regards RMansell

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a two night stay at this hotel right next to York Railway station, in fact you can walk straight off the platform into the hotel. The reception staff were superb and greeted you almost as long lost friends. The room was very good,...More

    Thank David M
    Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear David M Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at The Principal York. Please visit again soon. Warm regards RMansell

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the hotel for a business meeting; however our trip clashed with our sons 10th birthday, so we booked an extra room and he and our 13 year old daughter came along too. On our arrival we were laden with suitcases and the...More

    Thank Suzy C
    Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Suzy C Delighted to read you brought the family along too! It sounds like you had a fantastic time and were well looked after by our amazing team, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards RMansell

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 166 - USD 325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in York
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    • York
    • Also Known As
    • Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian ,
    • Royal York Hotel York
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    NavajoMom
    3 July 2017|
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    Response from nikkipreston1 | Reviewed this property |
    Children are welcome as we stayed last night and in the little guide book it mentioned if you needed anything like extra beds or cots etc for children just to ask? But to be aware what in school holidays demand for certain... More
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    Response from foster012016 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the delay in replying, we have been away. It all depends on how much you want to spend. You wont be disappointed with the rooms though.
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    6 June 2017|
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    Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is ample onsite car parking (not under cover). It does not need to be pre arranged. There is plenty of room for cars. Sorry, can't help with air con question. Perhaps email the hotel regarding this.
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    "Rooms to front have fantastic views of York Minster and Castle walls"
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    "Seek a larger room and definitely one at the front of the hotel."
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    "In warm summer weather avoid doubles and superior doubles if you cannot sleep In a warm room"
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    "Very easy access from station"
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