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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lot of money was spent on this and it was closed a long time while the refurb was being done, so it was a shame to see that there had been a leak in the ceiling and that it was all stained and looked pretty bad. That aside, I like what they have done with the inside, lots of...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely bar. Two glasses of wine £14.90 but lovely. Great surroundings you pay for what you get. You can get cheaper at other bars but not the same standard. Got a couple of quid to spare go here,it's a great treat. Bar staff a bit 'off' -need customer service skills.

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Doncaster
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to Judges Lodging and will definitely return. Found by accident on a Christmas shopping trip. Buzzing atmosphere & very trendy. Managed to find table in conservatory area, very pleasant and helpful waiting staff, nothing too much trouble & made food recommendations. Food very tasty & nicely cooked wonderful flavours, nice change having different dishes to choose from, would...

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

Thank you for your 5* review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of our cellar bar, food and service. A bite to eat must have been a welcome break from Christmas shopping. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were greatly looking forward to our recent return to the Judges Lodgings, between Christmas and New Year. This time, however, the experience was something of a let down. Because we had seen other reviewers comment on noises disturbing a good nights sleep, on our first stay we requested a quiet room. We were delighted with the...

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

Thank you for taking the time out to write this review. We appreciate all of your comments regarding your recent stay with us as this helps us to grow and develop as a team and as a business. We are really disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your returning visit to us. We will always take into account...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to judges lodgings restaurant for first time and was not let down from service which was attentive very polite to the food husband had seabass says it was delicious I had fish & chips omg!!The potion size was huge (could not finish) and the surrounding of restaurant was in good taste very relaxing ever in York again I know...

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

Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of our Inn and hope to welcome you back in the near future.

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of York. We found it very convenient to reach all of the major spots, and if you are travelling by train it is a short walk from the train station. If you are driving, like we did, you need to park c10 minutes away, which isn't the end of the world as...

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

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Although we do not have parking onsite our guests are more than welcome to drive round to drop their luggage off and we can direct them to the car park. Unfortunately due to the road being pedestrianized our deliveries have to come...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third visit to the Judges Lodging, and once again it didn't disappoint. We had room 6 at the top of the building, which had great views of the Minster. Lovely large room with a top quality bathroom. The payback for the views are the 52 stairs to get there! So if you've got mobility problems, it's a...

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

Thank you for your 5* review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed yet another stay with us. We welcomed back so many familiar faces this festive season which is always a joy. Our team are always on hand to help our guests whether it's to carry luggage or recommend a tasty meal. We hope to welcome you back...

Redcar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent stay at this lovely hotel was slightly spoilt by our experience when first checking in. One member of staff did not deliver the same level of excellent customer we were expecting, however it must be said everyone else was more than helpful, welcoming and delivered excellent service. This instance aside, every other part of our stay was great,...

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

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of our Inn and all that we have to offer. We apologise that you were not met with the warmest of welcome and we can assure you that this is not our usual high standard of service. We really hope to welcome you back in...

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, reasonably priced, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Would highly recommend this to anyone who wants a tasty meal and a calm but vibrant setting. Will definitely come again for another meal.

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

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit to us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Thornton-Cleveleys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Xmas was the first one spent without our daughter who was spending it with her partners family, so my husband organised this trip away. She was at University in York, so we knew the town well. This hotel is centrally placed for the town centre, the Minster and the Walls. We were greeted warmly on arrival and shown to...

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

Thank you for such a lovely review. Christmas is always such a special time for everyone which is why we like to go the extra mile for our guests. Our whole team have worked very hard over the festive season and this kind feedback will be greatly received. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to York.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Extensively refurbished in 2014, the Judge's Lodging 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. *Free Breakfast refers to our Bed and Breakfast rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Judges Lodging

Address: 9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $140 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Judges Lodging 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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#6 Business Hotel in York
#9 Luxury Hotel in York
#9 Romantic Hotel in York
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“was expecting our at the front to be noisy, but it was not, slept well.”
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“Room 8 was lovely , but there is no lift so be aware there are lots of stairs.”
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