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    The Principal York

    Station Road, York YO24 1AA, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good24%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “tuck box” (61 reviews)
    “beautiful hotel” (109 reviews)
    “garden room” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,306 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Arrived at York train station and walked straight into the hotel. Excellent checkin and check out. Suite on the 2nd floor facing the gardens. Missed having a bath. Housekeeping spot on even to me leaving a note not to replenish tuck box on the 2nd...More

    Thank Yvonne M
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    I stayed here for two nights with my daughter. We arrived on Friday and parked our car at the bottom end of the car park we were just taking our cases out and the lovely concierge had walked down to us to offer to help...More

    Thank 2160mill
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    After its refurb this hotel has captured my heart it is grand gracious splendid functional beautiful and a class act Don't hesitate book it Coffee is great views of garden its gravitas and performance are all first class

    Thank ian g
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

    Dear ian g Thank you for the review ... delighted your Principal experience was perfect. Please come back and see us again soon Warm regards THarrison

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Booked a sidings room for £129 via booking.com for 1 night on a Sunday. Breakfast wasn't included but offered on arrival for £10.50 but we opted to go out for breakfast. Booked this hotel for star rating and central location for sightseeing around York. The...More

    Thank alialialiG
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

    Dear alialialiG Thank you for the review and delighted you will be staying with us again. We value your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards THarrison

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The Principal, York, was far grander and more sumptuously appointed than we had expected. We dined in the Refectory on the first evening and found the food very good. The bacon for breakfast was particularly notable, and the only drawback at breakfast was the small...More

    Thank thurloxmanor
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

    Dear thurloxmanor We value your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards THarrison

    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
    • 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
    • $156 - $348 (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
    • 155
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    • York
    • Also Known As
    • Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian ,
    • Royal York Hotel York
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    kdibb90
    August 9, 2017|
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    Response from mglrowan | Reviewed this property |
    Buffet with menu for special items like avocado and poached eggs which was great.
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    Mark J
    August 2, 2017|
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    Response from mglrowan | Reviewed this property |
    I think it was 12.00 though we left earlier.
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    shellehdino
    July 27, 2017|
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    Response from mglrowan | Reviewed this property |
    The room we had only had a shower though it was huge and great. The suite had a bath
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    "Front rooms face across the grounds and on to York Minister."
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    "Room 107 is spacious but no real view and very noisy at night"
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    "try to get a room in the original part of the hotel, high ceilings and more character"
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    "Choose main hotel room on front. Rear and annex can be noisy from the station."
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