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The Judges Lodging

9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
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Ranked #21 of 45 hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Judges Lodgings very last minute, booking it the night before. It was a fantastic location, and easy to find. Our room was situated in the garden and although it was busy (sunny day) it still felt very private. The room was lovely and very clean, big comfy bed and the staff were lovely. Breakfast the next day... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for 5* review and for making the late decision to come and stay with us. Its lovely to hear your glowing feedback on your stay- especially about the new Garden rooms- the outside areas will all start getting a lot quieter with autumn approaching but as you mention we do take hotel guests privacy and relaxation very seriously.... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lost transformation of what was an ok venue. It's turned into a destination venue. The roof gardens and courtyard are well designed and the food delicious. It's initial teething problems appear to be evaporating. Well worth a meal and drink.

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5* review! I'm delighted you have enjoyed your visit and our new look. The team are starting to feel a lot more comfortable now and I'm so pleased you have given us the thumbs up. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After looking at many hotels in York, we decided to book a room here for one night. So glad we did! We were given a gorgeous room on the top floor of the building, which boasted great views of the minster! The room itself was something else, with a huge bed and lots of space. During the evening we decided... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Many thanks for your 5* review and for choosing to stay with us! I'm delighted you both enjoyed your stay. I'm so sorry about the fire alarm going off- it was caused by the monsoon we had over that particular lunchtime- all fixed now but certainly stressful at the time! Thank you for saying you will recommend and we look... More

huddersfield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed prior to the refit, it was lovely to return once reopened. Stayed with my two young children in room 11. As last time, the service from staff was excellent. Nothing too much trouble, friendly and efficient. Room beautiful and comfy. Plenty of space for the 3 of us. Fantastic location. Beautiful decor throughout. Will definitely return yet again.... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5* review and for coming back to stay with us! It was lovely to have you all with us and I hope you enjoyed your mini break in York. Many apologies about the soup- I know how important these things are when there are little ones involved! We look forward to you staying with us again... More

Billingham, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here on Saturday 9th August 2014. We didn't book the room until Friday 8th & as there was only one room left didn't have any choice as to the type of room we were allocated. Upon arrival we were led down the stairs & through the bar area to our room & I must admit... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Many thanks for your 5* review! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found our new Garden rooms so comfortable. I'm also delighted you found the team warm and friendly and look forward to you coming to stay with us again soon! More

peterborough
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two night break: Fabulous room but not sure it would suit everyone; toilet & shower behind a curtain! Tastefully done though. Bed extremely comfortable and of a good size. Staff: nice and friendly but their organisation / efficiency seemed a little adrift eg: day 1 breakfast we gave up after waiting 1hr - day 2 and 50minutes in we were... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay in the most part but please accept my apologies for the delay at breakfast. I will certainly look into this. It is very pleasing that you would come and stay with us again and we hope to see you soon! More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall I have to say this is a good hotel. Well situated and within minutes walk of all the main attractions. Rooms are good, but if you are put on the top floor expect a lot of stairs as there is no lift. It only opened in July so they are still sorting a few problems but I am sure... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and recommendation! I'm delighted you found the atmosphere warm and friendly as this is exactly what we are all about! I will certainly act on your feedback about the team appearing to be inattentive at times. We hope to see you again next time you are in York. More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed just one night to celebrate my birthday. Grade 1 listed building had great kerb appeal...and a lovely front area to sit in and watch the world go by over a drink. No parking though but location was superb......five minutes walk to all the major sites. Reception was unmanned when we arrived.....took a while before we... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I am a little disappointed that we couldn't find a room that was suitable for you- and that you found the bed in room 11 a little small. This is one of the original rooms of the hotel and is sold as one of our largest rooms. With regards to the pots on your window... More

wigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read the reviews and didn't know what to expect really, we stayed for our wedding anniversary and my birthday and am so glad we did. On arrival we were shown to one of the garden rooms at the back, but I wanted to stay in the house not the modern bit, which I couldn't fault but we always... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

A perfect review! Thank you! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and I'm delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. If we have spare rooms we are more than happy to move guests to different rooms. If you book with us again, please ask for a room in the old house. We all hope... More

York, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited last night & to be honest, I've not been in for many years, something that is about to change. The decor is lovely, inside & out. The food is truly very good, as you can see from my previous posts on Trip Advisor, I can be very picky! It came out hot, when I say hot, I actually... More

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JLNick_James, General Manager at The Judges Lodging, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review of your visit to us! Its great to hear you enjoyed your steak - everything is freshly cooked , which may take a little longer on some occasions but we think is certainly worth the extra little wait! I have already passed on your great comments to Lydia and to Rob who looks after... More

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Address: 9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
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Housed in a grade 1 listed Georgian townhouse built in the early 1700's and originally a Doctor's house before becoming a Judges Lodging - from which the bar,hotel and restaurant now takes its name. Extensively refurbished in time for July 2014, the Judges has 21 individually styled bedrooms, an original vaulted cellar bar,first floor dining and drinking and also 2 fabulous outside areas- quite unique within the centre of York.With a fabulous location in the shadows of the Minster, we offer a warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome to guests from all over the world. ... more   less 
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