If York is on your 2019 UK city bucket list, you’ve come to the right place! It’s easy to enjoy a few days away exploring the historic city and scenic countryside. And when it comes to a comfortable, stylish stay, we’ve five hotels in York to impress!
Located between London and Edinburgh, York was voted the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times! Boasting an exciting cultural scene, there’s 30 world-class museums, contemporary shops and delicious eateries. York Minster, Clifford’s Tower and the National Railway Museum are some of the hot spots worth noting down! Or alternatively, there’s plenty of hidden gems that create a great itinerary such as the Treasurer’s House and Barley Hall.
So start planning your trip to York here with our round-up of these impressive hotels.
For a hotel that showcases the history of York, Churchill Hotel is ideal. The luxury Grade II listed Georgian mansion is great for guests visiting for business, shopping and sight-seeing. The individually designed guest rooms feature bespoke furniture and rich Georgian colours. Plus, they are equipped with HD TVs, WiFi, hospitality trays and hairdryers. Duck Island toiletries are available in the en-suite bathrooms.
This York hotel is located on the line of the main Roman approach to the city of York. After a day of exploring, indulge in an award-winning dish from the menu at the Dewsnaps Modern British Brassiere. Round-off the evening with a pint of local larger or enjoy a taster from the hotel’s collection of world gins and vodkas.
Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel
Another hotel charming with traditional features is the Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel. The four-star 18th century Georgian property has been styled with contemporary architecture and features. Plus it’s home to 89 modern bedrooms. Dine al fresco during the summer in the Garden Lounge which has over six acres of garden views or opt for the Bar and Brassiere for all year round dining.
Located outside of the city centre, guests can enjoy gorgeous views of the countryside. York railway station is less than four miles away, plus York Castle Museum and the Jorvik Viking Museum are a similar distance too. The Gothic York Minster is a short hop away.
Best Western York Pavilion
The Park and Ride service from the doorstep of the Best Western York Pavilion makes this hotel a great choice for your first visit to the city! Dating back to the 17th century, the York hotel was once a farmhouse and in 1785 it was converted into an elegant Georgian home.
Combining traditional characteristics with modern facilities, guest can appreciate the best of both worlds. Head to Langton’s Bar and Brassiere for a laid-back dinner and during the warmer months, order from the Garden Menu. With beautiful courtyards for al fresco dining, the Best Western York Pavilion makes it easy for guests to linger over lunch.
Staycity Aparthotels Paragon Street
If you’re looking for something unique, Staycity Aparthotels Paragon Street is the answer! Offering a ‘home from home’ feel, choose from a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment. There’s a 24-hour reception on-site, plus the nearby social lounge space provides food and beverage options!
Perfectly positioned, the apartments are adjacent to York Barbican, the entertainment hub for live bands, comedy nights and family shows. York Minster and the Grand Opera House are located one mile from the apartments, additionally, the Castle Museum is a five-minute walk away.
Middletons combines six gorgeous listed buildings centred around a picturesque courtyard garden. From a short break with the family to a girls night in, Middletons has much to offer! Bedrooms are full of warmth and character, while the restaurant offers delicious food for all occasions. Afternoon tea and drinks at the cosy bar are a great way to break-up the day!
If you’re heading to York Racecourse, Middletons is perfect as its only a seven minute drive away. This York hotel has on-site parking and York Rail Station is 900 yards away, making it a good option for rail travellers.
For a few nights away in the historic city of York, get in touch with the team from Monday to Friday, 9:00am until 5:30pm on 01775 843417, or alternatively, search York hotels here.