GRAYS COURT HOTEL
Best for: romantic stays, history buffs, special occasions
Price per night: £190 – £330 (bed & breakfast)
Step back into history and stay at this stunning hotel, just minutes from The Minster. It’s played host to kings & bestowed knighthoods. Its location couldn’t be better, with views of the Minster and the city walls. Go on, treat yourself!
HOTEL DU VIN
Best for: romantic stays, race-goers, dog-owners
£94 – £331
Housed in a grade 11 listed building, Hotel du Vin is ideally located close to both the historic centre and the racecourse. There’s a charming garden at the rear and rooms are stylish yet individual. Hotel du Vin offers some excellent packages, including great rates for Sunday stays.
Best for: couples, proximity to great pubs & coffee shops
£99 – £210 (room only)
If you opt to stay here, you’ll be right in the heart of one’s of York’s most loved foodie strips. Hotel Indigo is contemporary in feel yet celebrates York’s rich chocolate history through quirky design and unique features. If a fitness centre is on your “must have” list, Hotel Indigo delivers.
JUDGES’ COURT HOTEL
Best for: couples, characterful stays
£130 – £230 (room only)
Hidden down an alleyway right in the centre of York, Judge’s Court is a quirky and intimate boutique hotel houses in a rather splendid Georgian building. Individually designed bedrooms with very stylish bathrooms will delight. The luxury room with the free-standing bath is our favourite.
LAMB AND LION
Best for: summer courtyard, characterful stays
A characterful ‘oh so’ English inn with a lovely court yard garden overlooking the city walls, Lamb and Lion also boasts a AA rosette star restaurant. It’s easy to get lost in the hotel’s narrow passages but this is all part of its charm.
£62 – £208 (room only)
Best for: couples, families & groups, option to self-cater
£80 – £285 (room only)
A truly lovely aparthotel close to both the station and the historic centre, the Lawrance offers stylish studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments so suits groups of all sizes. Located on Micklegate, which is fast becoming one of York’s best foodie strips, it’s an ideal choice for those seeking self-catering facilities yet with the benefits of a hotel.
Best for: in-house tasting menu, quiet location
Price per night: £79 – £319 (bed & breakfast)
Located on a tranquil residential street. Marmadukes Townhouse is a short stroll to the centre. It’s home to the wonderful Park, a 3 AAA rosette restaurant. Set in a rather splendid Victorian building, the 21 bedrooms reflect the past yet offer all those modern luxuries. Marmadukes offers excellent dinner, bed and breakfast packages which make it even more appetizing!
MIDDLETHORPE HOTEL AND SPA
Best for: race-goers, spa breaks
£160 – £540 (bed & breakfast)
This luxury historic country house is a short stroll from York racecourse and boasts some delightful gardens and a spa. Perfect if you’re looking for somewhere close to York where you can truly relax and unwind.