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The Principal York

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Station Road Station Road, York YO24 1AA England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Only booked this hotel whilst in York itself. Got an upgrade no problem. Room was excellent. All staff were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble at all. Excellent breakfast in the morning. Brilliant location for railway station and walking to town centre.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 3.00pm as requested. Very large grand and shiny hotel. Staff polite but only one with a smile, glad she checked us in. Husbands birthday treat. A small plate of small cakes and a birthday message nice touch. Stayed on third floor. Room massive...More

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Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 3 days ago

Dear diane1232013 I am saddened to read that your stay was not to your liking. Our team pride themselves on looking after our guests and I am sorry that this was not reflected during your visit. We value all comments as we strive to improve...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is a grand example of a traditional station house, on an extravagant scale. The decor is immaculate and beautiful. Sitting in one of the multitude of common rooms you feel you could be a lord from yesteryear - just need a smoking jacket....More

Thank AussieAussie77
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 6 days ago

Dear AussieAussie77 We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us at The Principal York. Thank you for your comments and please visit us again soon. Warmest regards Tracy Harrison

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at the Principal for one night, upon check in (we were an hourly early as arrived at 2pm) we were told our room was not ready, and we decided to explore. We returned at approx 3:45pm, just to be informed our room was still...More

Thank mivonnefrances
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 6 days ago

Dear mivonnefrances Thank you for taking the time to review your Principal experience. I offer my apologies for the delay on your room and lack of information provided, please let me assure you that these are not our expected service standards, our check-in time is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the most wonderful stay in this hotel. Every where was so clean, fantastic service in the bar and restaurant. Very helpful staff through out the hotel. Brilliant being next to the train station. Lovely food.

Thank Annamarielee
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 6 days ago

Dear Annamarielee It sounds like you had a wonderful time. Thank you for your review and choosing us and we look forward to welcoming you again to The Principal York. Warm regards Tracy Harrison

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About
Description
Located in the heart of the beautiful historic city of York The Principal York elegantly combines carefully preserved Victorian architecture alongside more modern touches. The ground floor public spaces offer sweeping More views into gardens and beyond to York Minster. Breakfast lunch and dinner is served in the Refectory Kitchen and Terrace and drinks are available from 11am till late in the Chapter House Bar and Games Room. Visit the stunning Garden Room for afternoon tea. As a premier luxury wedding venue in York the hotel and gardens provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding pictures. The Victorian Oak Room holds up 110 guests for dinner while the Events Centre can seat up to 300. The Principal York also boats a variety of meeting spaces from small rooms to the Events Centre with capacity for 410 delegates theatre style. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
$158 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Royal York Hotel
Also Known As
Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian
,
Royal York Hotel York
Location
United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
$158 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Royal York Hotel
Also Known As
Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian
,
Royal York Hotel York
Location
United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
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Traveler (1,194)
Room & Suite (423)
Dining (94)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from Sam M | Reviewed this property |
Actually on reflection it may be nearer than 100 yards
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neilrobertson49
3 days ago
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"We had the double superior room"
fionat843
1 week ago
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"The Sidings room was good, but I would choose a room in the main building if I visit again."
557colint
2 weeks ago
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"The deluxe rooms on the top floor are excellent with great views , but need to be accessed by stairs only..."
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