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The Principal York

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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuck box”(111 reviews)
“beautiful hotel”(139 reviews)
“train station”(169 reviews)
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely hotel and great location. We booked a superior room and we were a little disappointed with the size of the room to say we paid for an upgrade, however it was beautifully decorated and very comfortable with a handy tuck box with crisps and...More

Thank Clairworldwide
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stunning looking hotel in the City Centre. Interior decor very nice, simple and classy with sumptuous chandeliers and lighting. Hotel staff first class, friendly and very professional. Stayed here on a Friday night and made it on time in the afternoon for late afternoon tea...More

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked The Principal for a romantic weekend break in York. Unfortunately, the double room we booked was a disabled room, with fully equipped disabled bathroom and emergency pull cords around the room. We asked to be moved and was then located to a very...More

1  Thank wendyhilary
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely hotel, unfortunately it doesn’t have air conditioning, staff are fantastic and go the extra 10 miles, would definitely stay here again. Oliver on reception is completely unflappable. Another member of staff who unfortunately I didn’t get his name was my knight in shining...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our main review is based on two stays, a year apart. Back in 2015, we booked a Junior Suite before finding out they were undertaking a multi-million pound hotel refit, which was completed days before we arrived in December. Parking was somewhat awkward, in that...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
$177 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Luxury Hotel in York
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$177 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Luxury Hotel in York
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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lisamarie b
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Jayne G | Reviewed this property |
There was steak fish and chips and a few other options not a lot if choice it was really nice but it is expensive.
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24Madge
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Jayne G | Reviewed this property |
We where there Friday Friday until Sunday and the price was £15 .
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Gianni B
December 17, 2017|
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Response from MrsC360 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Gianni, we arrived at 2pm but the room was not ready until 3.pm The receptionist checked in our luggage to be delivered to our room when it was ready and we went and had a drink in the bar. When the room was... More
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"The Suites have views overlooking York Minster"
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"Ask for Minster facing room"
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"The main part of the hotel would be a preference. Although we were in the annexe and it was very quiet."
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"I took a junior suite on he 3rd floor which gave views of the city and York Minister Cathederal"
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