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The Principal York

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Station Road, York YO24 1AA England See on map
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed here at the end of October, it was to celebrate my husbands birthday and our first visit to York.The hotel is beautiful and the staff are very polite.The only problem we had was we was looking forward to a relaxing weekend.There was 2...More

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

Dear marierenshaw Thank you for choosing The Principal York for your celebration. I understand that you spoke with our Duty Manager at the time of your stay to resolve any dissatisfaction and can advise that following guest feedback, we have carried out intensive re-training with...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed in this beautiful, elegant hotel 13 - 16th Aug as a special little treat for my Mum & I. Our lovely superior twin room was front & centre (104) with a great view of the Minster. Personal preference I know, but I don’t like...More

3  Thank DerbyshireJoanneJ
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 September 2018

Dear DerbyshireJoanneJ How fantastic to read your delight with your stay at the Principal York. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with the online community which is greatly appreciated as is your recommendation. Please come and visit again soon. Warm regards...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked in with our two year old daughter and the hotel provided some very thoughtful touches. In addition to a cot, some baby amenities were provided. The hotel is next door to the station. There was ample parking. Breakfast was great.More

Thank 350doc
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded yesterday

Dear 350doc It is fantastic to read your delight with your stay and our location was ideal for your visit close to the many attractions the city has to offer. Thank you for taking the time to review The Principal York and we look forward...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We have stayed at this hotel several times and have always given it five stars. However this time it’s only a four. We had booked a de-luxe room which was ok. Not huge but adequate. But the bathroom was disappointing. No bath just a shower....More

1  Thank venezia2348
Response from THarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 3 days ago

Dear venezia2348 Thank you for your review. It is fantastic that you are a regular guest at the hotel, however I am sorry that on this occasion your deluxe room was not to your expectations due to the size of the room. Unfortunately following the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I chose this hotel as a birthday treat to me and was not disappointed . Location, food and customer care were all excellent. The room was spacious and located on the first floor above the reception. The interior was classy as seen on other photographs....More

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

Dear lyn b Fantastic to read your delight with your birthday treat and thank you for your review of your Principal experience. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warmest 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 FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre 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
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
US$145 - US$358 (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
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
155
Price range
US$145 - US$358 (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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Room & Suite (406)
Dining (86)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Room facing the minster"
venezia2348
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"Cathedral view outstanding"
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"Request a room with a view of the Minister and the gardens"
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"Try to get a room overlooking the gardens"
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