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The Judges Lodging

#15 of 44 Hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence
9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were really looking forward to staying here after reading all the excellent reviews. Unfortunately expectations were nowhere near met, especially when paying £160 for one night. Check in On arrival, the receptionist said hello and I had just about finished saying that we would like to check in when the phone rang. Instead of dealing with the guests in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel is amazing from the first time you see it. It's is ideally situated for all York has to offer!! The room was beautiful, right at the top of the building with lovely views. We ate in the hotel on the Saturday evening and the food was gorgeous, absolutely no complaints!! We have already booked again for November, highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely hotel and I would certainly like to return again ... but not to Room 8. I won't bore with the various problems I had; rather I would prefer to emphasise how responsive the staff were in dealing with the problems. The room was pretty. Stairs might be a problem for some as there is no lift... More 

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

Thank you for feeding back so positively about your experience with us and that you felt like the issues were dealt with properly by the team. I apologise that you did not like Room 8 but should you wish to come and see us again, please call us directly and we will be able to organise the perfect room for... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In York to take The Boss to see Paul Weller in concert at the York Barbican (top gig BTW) we stayed for two nights at The Judges Lodgings. The staff were, without exception, friendly, courteous, and efficient; they all displayed a humorous side without a sense of over familiarity and all felt very approachable. The room and shower (so often... More 

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

We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay with us! Messages will be passed onto our team with your lovely comments about them, as well as the kitchen for producing a good breakfast and some excellent Lumberjack Chips! We will take note about explaining the iPod dock in the rooms on check-in, they were chosen to be used via blue... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night and absolutely loved it. The building is amazing and the staff are really friendly. Breakfast was great and our room was perfect! Massive super king bed and on the front of the hotel with a great view. Will be staying again when stopping at york.

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

Thank you for leaving us a 5* review and posting some of your photos for others to see. We are really pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and hope to see you again very soon in some of the warmer months. Thanks again. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in on a whim for a light breakfast. Good value Eggs Royale and a pot of tea for 2 for £18. Gorgeous building and conservatory. Staff were perfectly pleasant and gave us good recommendations on where to visit for the day in York.

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

We are very pleased you enjoyed your breakfast with us at Judges. It is a well kept secret we are trying to out that we serve breakfast to the public everyday, 7:30-10am on Week Days, and 8-10:30am on Weekends. Please do come and see us again to sample the Banana's and Maple Syrup on Waffles, or why not indulge in... More 

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

My sister and I have stayed in York many times but this hotel surpassed all the others. Great room, fabulous bathroom and excellent food. But it is the staff that make this hotel - so friendy and helpful - creating a lovely warm atmosphere. Location is perfect too! We will be back!

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

My sister and I have stayed in York many times but this hotel surpassed all the others. Great room, fabulous bathroom and excellent food. But it is the staff that make this hotel - so friendy and helpful - creating a lovely warm atmosphere. Location is perfect too! We will be back! Thank you very much for leaving us such... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice here mid-week, and it made me want to go back and stay there again. The room was really homely, modern and comfy. The staff were more than helpful and so friendly. Breakfast was great. The location was perfect, right in the centre.

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

Thank you for leaving us a review. We look forward to welcoming you back and providing you with some more comforts away from home! We hope to see you soon, maybe you can come and see us in the Summer weather? Thanks. More 

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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely gorgeous hotel bang in the centre of York. When we booked there was no twin available, so we booked a double, but on arrival were given a spacious twin room which was beautifully furnished and had a huge shower room. Had a very comfortable nights sleep and an excellent breakfast. The staff couldn't have been nicer or more... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I am pleased we were able to sort you a bedroom more suitable for your needs before you arrived. We are very lucky to be positioned right in the centre of York, moments away from Betty's Tearooms and the Minster. It certainly makes life easier dropping off those shopping... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here between 5-8 of march for our sons wedding.Rooms, food and staff fantastic.I had left a large heart decoration there ,and the staff could not have been more helpful in returning it to me .Ideal location for getting around the lovely streets of York. Will be revisiting this lovely hotel again .

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

We had great fun deciding how best to send this large heart back to you! I am thrilled it got there safe and sound. Thank you for your kind words about the team. We would be delighted to see you again, please just let us know a good time to suit you. More 

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