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The Judges Lodging

#8 of 47 Hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence
9 Lendal, York YO1 8AQ, England
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a listed building, which is lovely but has some drawbacks, There is no air conditioning, so sleeping with open windows is a must in warm weather, meaning all the noise from outside. Also you have to run all the taps in the bathroom for a few minutes before you get any hot water. The rooms are OK but... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed here before and going back to the same place several times can be disappointing, but not so with the Judge's. Position wise it is pretty well perfect. Just on the edge of the Park and yet within five minutes walk to the Minster. Local restaurants and bars abound, not to mention to the great food and atmosphere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked for me and my husband to stay 1 night. We arrived and checked in. We stayed in room 2 which was very nice. Immaculately clean. We had the most stunning view of York Minster from our bedroom window. We also looked down onto an outdoor seating area which was packed with people. This hotel is perfectly positioned in central... More 

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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's rooms around a large bar essentially. Service is way too stretched. Dinner service had different waiters with 30 min waits to order. And the noise in the rooms...terrible over a bar with loud crowds and bottles being dumped every 20 mins. Definitely avoid. Go somewhere else...don't trust the Web photos.

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Thank fromtoronto8
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here last night for a Graduation dinner, chose it based on positive reviews & a recommendation from a friend. It's very beautiful, and the food was good (if a little OTT). The staff seemed a bit brusque, generally polite I guess, but not particularly friendly or accommodating. The low back chairs were cute but I found them super... More 

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Leicestershire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a lunch on a lovely Sunday afternoon and we couldn't have found a nicer place. The staff were very attentive and friendly and couldn't do enough for you. The place itself is so magnificent and the décor is wonderful. We sat outside for drinks after eating indoors and it had an amazing feel and so cozy.

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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 your visit to us. We are also very happy you were able to enjoy your lunch inside and then managed to get a seat outside for a relaxing drink after. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

Sussex, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for a full english whilst walking around town. Has a great vaulted dining room and pleasant outside eating area. The staff are really cheerful and helpful. The food was well cooked, well presented and reasonably priced. Of the three breakfasts we had during our stay in York this was the best.

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

Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your breakfast with us. Our team are always on hand to help our guests. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped there for anniversary, got to hotel Friday afternoon and walked in reception and all you can smell was fish and chips. The reception that's also a bar! Room was ok, but smelt of damp, having the bathroom that the walls didn't go up to the ceiling probably didn't help that. The breakfast was nice, waitress's friendly and restaurant had... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time out to write this review. We are extremely happy to hear that you chose to come and stay with us on such a special occasion. Our reception area is not actually a functioning bar however we do display some of our drinks there. We apologise that you room smelt and can assure you we... More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a few days here during our travels through Yorkshire. We enjoyed our stay here. The hotel was fine: clean, friendly staff and a great location. There are inside and outside bars and dining. The food is very good. Breakfast is good, served until 10am. The building is very old, just expect the goods and bars... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of our Inn. We do try our hardest to manage our noise however we are extremely central to York and there are many businesses around us. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

Ulverston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the judges lodging midday, the staff were lovely & more than happy to take our luggage. When we mentioned one of the bags had a bottle of prosecco in they offered to set it out in our room in an ice bucket for our later return...it was well enjoyed after a stroll round they city!! They also... More 

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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 your recent stay with us. We always try to go the extra mile for our guests and it is great to hear that this was well received. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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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: $156 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Judges Lodging 5*
Number of rooms: 21
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#5 Luxury Hotel in York
#6 Business Hotel in York
#9 Romantic Hotel in York
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