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The Principal York

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed March 9, 2016

I was blown away by the amazing decor of this hotel. The hotel was spacious and looked and felt amazing. I had booked this hotel for a weekend away with my boyfriend and was really happy with its location which is right next to the...More

Thank Santosh J
Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded March 13, 2016

SantoshJ, WOW!! WOW!! what an amazing note.... Glad you found us... Thank you for sharing your feedback with the online community. The team here at the Royal York have been so inspired by your comments. Thank you so much for staying with us. We look...More

Reviewed March 9, 2016

Wonderful place to stay. The staff are so friendly and professional and the food, either in the restaurant or the Conservatory was of the highest standard. The décor of the hotel is very pleasing to the eye and the pool was an added extra. We...More

Thank skinnylizzy
Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded March 13, 2016

Dear Mr and Mrs Dawes, Thank you so much for the kind note..... Delighted to see you enjoyed it so much.. See you again soon Warm Regards R Mansell General Manager

Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good quality establishment from the decor to the polite, attentive service, you will not be let down. Despite the hotel being situated immediately next to the train station, the clientele are most certainly befitting of their surroundings (your Rolexs are in...More

1  Thank Eddie S
Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded March 9, 2016

Dear Eddie S, Thank you for the amazing review! Delighted to see you had such a memorable stay with us.. Come back and see us again soon Warm Regards R Mansell General Manager

Reviewed March 7, 2016

Nice room, well furnished and little things that make a difference (fresh bottled milk in your fridge for tea/coffee instead of those pathetic sachets). The afternoon tea was to die for, the cakes were so gorgeous you almost felt bad for eating them. The dinner...More

1  Thank Elina L
Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded March 13, 2016

Dear Elina L, Thank you for your great review of The Royal York hotel. It is lovely to read your delight at the deluxe room you were allocated and that you enjoyed an excellent evening meal in the Refectory. I will share your thanks with...More

Reviewed March 7, 2016

Our wonderful family surprised myself and my husband with a break at the Royal York for my 60th birthday.From check in to check out no complaints whatsoever if you are looking for a comfortable room, friendly staff and amazing food look no further. Many thanks...More

Thank BarryJohnson J
Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded March 9, 2016

Dear BarryJohnson J, Wow, what an amazing birthday celebration you had..! Such an inspiration for the team here at the Royal York. Delighted you'll be coming back soon Warm Regards R Mansell General Manager

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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
Details
Price range
$162 - $397 (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
$162 - $397 (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 Marchlands | Reviewed this property |
They serve a variety of dishes you can view their menus on the website for lunch and dinner and book a table all quite easily.
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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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"Rooms/suites facing the Minster will be quieter but probably most expensive."
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"Request rooms at the front if you want to be away from the trains"
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"Ask for one with air con (although I don't know where these are so may not have such a nice view)"
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"dont get them on bottom floor u will be next to post sorting office"
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