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The Principal York

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Station Road, York YO24 1AA England See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Right across the street from the train station. But not much else to say positive about this high end hotel that appears to have much potential but is missing the mark. We expect nice space from nice hotels, so it’s service we look for to...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed in this beautiful, elegant hotel 13 - 16th Aug as a special little treat for my Mum & I. Our lovely superior twin room was front & centre (104) with a great view of the Minster. Personal preference I know, but I don’t like...More

3  Thank DerbyshireJoanneJ
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 September 2018

Dear DerbyshireJoanneJ How fantastic to read your delight with your stay at the Principal York. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with the online community which is greatly appreciated as is your recommendation. Please come and visit again soon. Warm regards...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely meal with wonderful service but shame about service in the garden room when served coffee and drinks, coffee was cold and split in the cups which we had to ask for a serviette to mope the spill up, the brandy was served in a...More

Thank carolekentKent_Uk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have had lovely relaxing break at the Principal ,we couldn’t fault anything, extremely friendly and courteous staff ,sumptuous surroundings ,lovely comfortable bed ,everything pristine clean ,we dined in the hotel restaurant and again first class,thoroughly enjoyed our stay and on leaving we felt relaxed...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed here at the end of October, it was to celebrate my husbands birthday and our first visit to York.The hotel is beautiful and the staff are very polite.The only problem we had was we was looking forward to a relaxing weekend.There was 2...More

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

Dear marierenshaw Thank you for choosing The Principal York for your celebration. I understand that you spoke with our Duty Manager at the time of your stay to resolve any dissatisfaction and can advise that following guest feedback, we have carried out intensive re-training with...More

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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 FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center 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
US$145 - US$355 (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
US$145 - US$355 (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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17 November 2018|
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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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"Room facing the minster"
venezia2348
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"Cathedral view outstanding"
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"Request a room with a view of the Minister and the gardens"
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"Try to get a room overlooking the gardens"
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