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The Judges Lodging

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
341Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
135Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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Stayed 2 nights at the judge’s lodging Inn/small hotel with lots of character Location ideal for visiting York Staff very friendly and professional Delicious food Room was very comfortable Would highly recommend
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Impressive building perfectly situated for central York and our 4 night stay .... we would stay there again just Not in Room 18 , one of 2 courtyard rooms.the room was fine but the cold dirty lobby outside our room where staff accessed their own staff room 24hrs leaving the
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We had the most amazing visit here. The place and accommodation was stunning, the staff were so friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble. They made my mum a birthday cake and really made her feel special. This is definitely a 5star place and service we can’t wait to
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Response from Nik_Haywood, Manager at The Judges Lodging
Responded 1 week ago
Good Evening Sian, Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review, we feel honoured to help create special memories and will be looking forward to welcoming you and your family back! See you soon, The Judges Lodging Team :)
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Hi All, Visited last week 28/01/19, for lunch as over the years we have never been disappointed. Although a bitterly cold day it was warm and plenty of people at numerous tables. We found a table close to a radiator and was able to place our order very quickly. Our order didn't
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Response from Nik_Haywood, Manager at The Judges Lodging
Responded 1 week ago
Good Evening, Thank you for leaving such a great review, we pride ourselves on good service and fresh food so we will pass on your kind words to the team. See you soon, Judges Lodging Team :)
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I had been looking forward to having lunch here for some time and finally decided to go while on one of my many trips to York. The staff were really friendly and made us feel welcome. The food was fantastic but was sad that they didn't have the fillet steak I ordered. Waitress
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Response from Nik_Haywood, Manager at The Judges Lodging
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Claire, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, its great to hear that our staff really look after our guests and you still enjoyed a lovely sirloin steak. See you soon, The Judges Lodging Team :)
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The view from Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3: the bathroom
An early morning view from our room
I would say it was very pram unfriendly. Lots of steps. Court yard very noisy with non residents using the bar.
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Is there a hairdryer?
Ye think there was
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No the terrace rooms have a little terrace outside looking into the resultant and are much better. The courtyard rooms are pretty standard and just look into a courtyard. Very confusing but go with the terrace rooms.
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"Avoid courtyard rooms!"
"No lift and the top rooms could be a struggle - nice when you eventually arrive!"
"Large spacious room at back."
"Not room 15 (Dick Turpin Room)"
"Rooms at back may be quieter at night."
$137 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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