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The Judges Lodging

9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
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Ranked #22 of 45 hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I reviewed the hotel after booking lunch here following Le Grand Depart, and was very disappointed with the level of service. The Manager, Nick James responded to my review and invited me to get in touch separately which I did and my hubby and I were invited back to eat again at the hotel as Nicks guests. So we had... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in a Garden Room. Beautiful room, lovely decor and pristine. Having recently gone through a refurbishment the bedroom was immaculate as was the rest of the hotel. The staff were very friendly and more than happy to help. We chose to eat outside in the restaurant courtyard as the weather was fantastic and the food... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just come back from a lovely stay at the newly refurbished Judges Lodgings It was well worth the return visit (March 2013 last stay) The Garden room was lovely, just a bit noisy as it is used as a way to reach the terrace from the cellar bar. The food was excellent and the service was very good, and after... More

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Pistoia, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is excellent, but unfortunately it was downhill after that. We sat out in the courtyard where it wasn't particularly busy and there were plenty of staff. We were brought the food menu but had to ask for the drink menu, no big deal but every detail counts if you want to provide a top class service. My daughter... More

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

Many thanks for your review. I am disappointed that your daughter didn't enjoy the burger- this is by far our most popular dish so I will certainly pass on this feedback to the kitchen team-they are all made in our own kitchen by the chefs. We do aim to get all food served within 20 minutes although there may be... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a review of the restaurant not the hotel. We had dinner here on a busy, warm Saturday night when York was awash with racegoers from the local racecourse but we found a table without prior booking. We ordered wine and beers and it was some time before the waitress returned to tell us they had run out of... More

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

Thank you for your review- it is well balanced and equally encouraging as we look to improve our service. I can only apologise for being out of stock of a couple of items- we were extremely busy on the race meeting and ran out of chilled stock on some lines. With regards to the butchers boards, these have been extremely... More

welwyn garden city
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been to york many times and stayed in several hotels this was our best time so far. Room was lovely the hotel has all been refurbished so very clean and modern bathroom . We ate in the restaurant great steak and very friendly staff. A few reviewers have complained about the service this hotel has recently reopened so there... More

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

Thank you for such a kind and considered review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Opening a large new business does unfortunately take a little time to bed in and it is comforting to hear you acknowledge this. Nobody wants perfection more than me but it is very difficult to achieve this from day 1- we are... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

we stayed for 2 days, top floor, a charming character building, the staff were so helpful , & a big thankyou to you all, for ensuring our stay was comfortable. Breakfast served in the delightful cellar area leading to an outside terrace.food excellent choice, & attentive service. certainly on our recommend list of great places to stay. Thankyou Sue &... More

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

What a lovely review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will certainly pass on your thanks to the team who have all worked incredibly hard since we reopened - this is exactly what we are striving to deliver. We hope to see you again soon. More

Whalley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Do not stay in this hotel in the summer. It has no air con and the windows don't open any more than a crack. When we arrived the room was like a sweat box. The staff could and should have opened the windows before hand which they didn't. They should of also put the fans in which again they didn't.... More

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

Many thanks for your review. I'm so sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay. The hot spell has lasted for an unusually long time and we have struggled to keep the building cool in the 30 degree temps we have had. Thankfully it is not like this all year round. Please email me at relax@judgeslodgingyork.co.uk to see how we can... More

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room 7 which was on the top floor at the front of the hotel. It's a beautiful room, but was very hot even though fans were provided (but shouldn't complain about us having sunny hot weather!). Thought the hotel is in a great location about 10 min walk from the station (1/2 mile). We had breakfast in... More

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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 enjoyed your stay and the hospitality. The weather is certainly very hot currently and this does make it hard for us to keep the building cool. I guess one thing we can be sure of is that it wont last forever! We hope to see you again next time you are... More

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

- the room is small. - the beside lights do not work! - the extractor fan in bathroom does not work. - there is no room service anymore! - also no milk cartons for tea. Overall in a very nice location

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

Many thanks for your review. If you could drop me a line at relax@judgeslodgingyork.co.uk to discuss this further that would be great. I'm not sure what has happened here but if I could find out which room you were staying in I can look into as a matter of urgency and also look at how we can try and put... More

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Address: 9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in York #9 Romantic Hotel in York
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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