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The Principal York

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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed today

Unfortunately I wouldn't visit this hotel again for any reason whatsoever. We booked a table of 10 for Sunday lunch and whilst the food was reasonable, the service was appalling. To add further insult, 7 days later I received 2 tickets for the hotels car...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This hotel is not cheap but worth every penny, we spent last weekend here, I just love the decor everything was beautiful and clean, often when going even to 4* hotel you find old paint work scruffy corridors or grout missing or chipped tiles, there...More

Thank Michelle P
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded today

Dear Michelle P We appreciate your feedback and are delighted that your money was well spent on your stay with us. Please come and visit us at The Principal again soon. Warm regards THarrison

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My 6 year old son has unfortunately been spoilt early on in life by being able to stay in some top London hotels. Now, before we visit anywhere, he demands I email the concierge, asking about the comfort of the beds and whether they can...More

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Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded today

Dear BeccaBD We were delighted that we had the opportunity to "wow" your family during your stay at The Principal York and that you had such a memorable time with us. Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you again soon....More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stunning hotel, service was excellent. Afternoon tea as a treat from a friend for our anniversary, waitress kindly brought us a bottle of champagne on the house for the occasion, very kind and generous of them! Afternoon tea itself was exceptional, one of the best...More

Thank Teas93
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded yesterday

Dear Teas93 We appreciate your review, which is fantastic to read, and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards THarrison

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was really impressed with the tasteful yet modern renovation of what I remember as a very tired old hotel. They've done a lovely job. The views of the minster were a delight. The staff went out of their way to make sure our stay...More

Thank Amsterdametje
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded today

Dear Amsterdametje It is great to read your appreciation of the hotel refurbishment and our views over the gardens towards York Minster. We look forward to welcoming you again. Warm regards THarrison

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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
Details
Price range
$165 - $447 (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
$165 - $447 (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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Yes there is a good range of room service
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