We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Royal York Hotel

4.0 of 5 Station Road | Station Parade, York YO24 1AA, England
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
The Royal York Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
The Royal York Hotel
Write a Review

1,808 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    310
    575
    468
    285
    170
See reviews for
237
815
44
277
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (529)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (1808)
  • Mar-May only
    (406)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (523)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (525)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (354)
All months
England
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to have a couple of nights in York so booked the best room type the hotel offered which was the suite. Check in was straightforward and we pointed in the direction of our suite which was on the first floor, immediately in front of the stairway. The room is equipped with a fridge (empty), tea/coffee, hot choc and a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
55 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This a grand old hotel adjacent to the station which makes access if travelling by train really easy. It is a short walk to the city centre and all the attractions and is reasonably priced. The service is good with friendly staff being willing to assist and provide advice. Breakfast was excellent with a wide variety of food on offer.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a Christmas shopping and foodie break in York with my best friend. We booked a standard twin which was perfect for our needs, plenty of space in the room, lots of sockets for our phones and hair appliances and very comfortable beds. The hotels is extremely well placed, it's adjacent to the train station and only a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A really great place to stay. It has the atmosphere of a bygone era and reminds one a little of the Budapest Hotel (as seen in the film), so goodness knows what is going on behind the scenes. However, the place is clean; the food is good and the staff (mostly)accommodating. The desk always seems rather busy, which can be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
York, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

there were several other companies holding seminars that day.the staff coped brilliantly.The facilities were excellent and the meal laid on for lunch has to be one of the best amongst the places I have been to for a conference or training day.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Emmaleenleeds
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself & husband stayed here for romantic break as we love York. We usually stay at du vin but as we booked late there were no availability so this was our 2nd choice. I have to say I was a little apprehensive with the reviews being so split but I really was impressed. It's very grand and opulent, I love... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
TonyFurlong, General Manager at The Royal York Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing to stay at The Royal York Hotel on your recent visit to York and for your lovely review. I was delighted to read that you left with a lasting impression following your stay in one of our junior suite rooms, overlooking our beautifully maintained gardens with a stunning view toward York Minster. Thank you... More

Shropshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've just come back from a 1 nights stay at this hotel. It is very convenient for the the railway station - you literally walk to the end of platform 2 & you can enter the hotel through its back entrance. It is also very well situated for the city centre, but unfortunately, my stay was very short, I didn't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 4 nights here with my partner and had a very restful time. The standard of the room was excellent, clean and very well presented. The bed was very comfortable (if a little squeaky!) and we both slept very well. The pool and sauna are a good size and ideal for a little exercise and we did not meet a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is so convenient right by the station, it's quite dated but still very nice. My negative is it lacks colour, pictures, plants that sort but the room was beautiful, bed was better than home! Very clean, Staff very nice. Ate in the restaurant, it's not well lit and the portions were quite light although very tasty leaving us... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Burton on Trent
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay at the Royal York and it was everything that we wanted for our 2 night stay. We've visited York lots of times and this time decided to go by train. The Royal York is perfect for train travellers as the hotel is an integral part of the station. We arrived an hour before check in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Royal York Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Royal York Hotel

Address: Station Road | Station Parade, York YO24 1AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal York Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 165
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Despegar.com, Odigeo, Agoda, Otel, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your The Royal York Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian
Royal York Hotel York

337 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (330)
Viewed
Room/suite (84)
Viewed
Bathroom (36)
Viewed
View from room (32)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (68)
Viewed
0:18
Videos (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (103)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay