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    The Principal York

    Station Road, York YO24 1AA, England
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          Overview
          • Excellent63%
          • Very good24%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Reviewed yesterday

          I visited this hotel as part of a meeting/training package and was appalled by the shocking standard of service at lunch. The lunch venue was packed and uncomfortable and part of the group I was in had to wait nearly 10 minutes in a queue...More

          Thank YorkshireLibrarian
          Reviewed yesterday

          What a lovely three days we had at the Principal, from the room was lovely, the bathroom to die for. Food lovely and just the right amount. I would recommend this hotel for the 5 mins walk to York and it is right next to...More

          Thank alih1968504
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Upon first arriving at our booked room we were not happy. The hotel manager quickly came to the rescue and set us up in a gorgeous suite. While the suite was beautiful, it had no air-conditioning and the windows only opened a few inches. The...More

          Thank Sheriboo
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          The worst part of my stay at this hotel, was that I had to leave. This is an old building, but has been very carefully furbished and updated for modern times. Food and drink were all good quality. Staff were exemplary and probably the most...More

          Thank 73nealb
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          What a great hotel. It's worth a trip to York just to stay here - and we loved York otherwise as well. We had one of the two suites at the top of the magnificent staircase on the second floor (and yes, there is an...More

          Thank PamandPrescott K
          Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

          Dear PamandPrescott K What a delight to read .. thank you for your review. Fantastic that you are planning on returning soon to The Principal where we look forward to welcoming you again. Warm regards RMansell

          The Grand Hotel & Spa
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • 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
          Details
          • Price range
          • $176 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 Luxury Hotel in York
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 165
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          • North Yorkshire >
          • York
          • Also Known As
          • Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian ,
          • Royal York Hotel York
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          sylvia s
          if were staying here 3 nights is it worth just being room only or bed and breakfast? thanks in advice
          June 15, 2017|
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          Response from oib2000 | Reviewed this property |
          We had our breakfast included in our price so I'm not sure how to answer your question. They do have a nice buffet and you can order off a menu, but I'm not sure of the cost. Sorry, I'm not being very helpful. We always... More
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          frank9142
          As we will be visiting York in late August, are the rooms air conditioned? Is parking available, can it be per arranged?
          June 5, 2017|
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          Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
          Yes there is ample onsite car parking (not under cover). It does not need to be pre arranged. There is plenty of room for cars. Sorry, can't help with air con question. Perhaps email the hotel regarding this.
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          "Please try one of the two suites overlooking the gardens - not expensive at all for what you get. You'll..."
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          "Don't take the room on the 3rd floor facing the railroad. You can hear the train & I think the trains..."
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