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The Judges Lodging

9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
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Ranked #20 of 45 hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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York, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in here for a quick drink and I really like the refurbishment. My hubby particularly likes the German lager they do on draught. Good value and the staff are pleasant and polite. The refurb work has made this hotel something very special now - airy, bright and modern. The only slight criticism is that you can only smoke out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first time away as a couple and we received a lovely welcome from all staff who were friendly and professional. The room (6) was gorgeous. It was quiet (as we had requested) and beatifully clean and tidy. The room does get warm but 2 fans were provided in the wardrobe and other thoughtful touches like ear plugs... More

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

Wow! What a fabulous 5* review! I am so pleased we have helped to make your time in York extra special and I'm delighted that you found the team friendly and helpful and liked our cosy rooms. We hope to see you again very soon! More

York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came with my boyfriend, parents and some close family friends to enjoy a couple of drinks at the judges lodgings. It had been re docorated and closed for a while, so i was excited to see what it was like. The building itself is great and its been done up nicely. We ordered a few drinks and sat in... More

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

Firstly many thanks for taking the time to write your review. I am very disappointed to read your comments and please be assured that this is something that I have discussed with our weekend door team as a matter of urgency. You are entirely correct in what you say and we should always give our guests 30 minutes drinking up... More

Lee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my wife here yesterday for a champagne breakfast for a celebration. The service and the food was excellent and we will be returning very soon for an evening meal and a night out. Would definitely recommend the a Judges Lodging!

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

Many thanks for the 5* review! I'm delighted that we helped make your special celebration as good as it could have been and we certainly look forward to seeing you again soon! More

York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't eaten here yet, but we stopped for a drink with friends. The refurbishment is excellent and a vast improvement. Very friendly and helpful staff. Looking forward to going back and trying out the food

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

Many thanks for your 5* review and for calling in to see us for a drink! We are trying to create a warm friendly pub environment where our guests will feel equally at home whether visiting us for a drink, a meal or to sleep over in our cosy rooms- it sounds like we have certainly delivered on this for... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only had a drink here but wow what fantastic decor. I felt like I was in a Yorkshire version of Miami vice. Loved it especially the courtyard at the rear with the settees, glass balustrades, music. All in all greater a great ambience

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

Thanks for your review - loving the Miami Vice link! Crockett & Tubbs would have been right at home on the rear terrace during the warm spell! Delighted you like our new look and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location. It was a special occasion so we had the best room in the old building over looking the entrance court. We were there on a Monday. The rooms had apparently been revamped and our room appeared great, however there was no fridge/mini bar so no cold water drinks, shower was a stunning looking... More

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

Many thanks for your review and for coming to stay with us. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the noise through the night from the surrounding businesses- this should not have been an issue on a Monday evening. I will be looking into your feedback about the shower in your room as a matter of urgency. We do hope you... More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel with helpful and friendly staff, we were looking forward to a room in the main building but were given a room in the garden (my fault as we asked for a lower floor room), the room was comfortable and modern, air conditioning would be a major plus as there is only a small shutter to open above the... More

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

Many thanks for your kind review! I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the team warm and friendly. Please call us directly to arrange a room in the old house next time you would like to come and stay with us! More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great customer service from this hotel. Arrived on Wednesday having made the booking through bookings.com to find out they had not transferred the booking across to the hotel therefore we were not down as being booked in. However Leanne on the desk was just brilliant and arranged a room for us at the hotel even though it was very busy.... More

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

Wow! Many thanks for your 5* review and glowing endorsement of your stay! I am so pleased we could look after you after the error in your booking from the booking agent and I have already passed on your kind words and my thanks as well to Leanne and the team. We look forward to seeing you again- give us... More

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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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