Who needs a time machine when York’s vintage architecture can take you back to another century? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stay somewhere that has a history, such as a Victorian town home or an Edwardian House. Whichever time period you get a glimpse of, location is everything in this city. Here is our list of the best places to stay in York, England.
This cozy bed and breakfast is in the quiet corner of York. Filled with large rooms and a fun bar, this is a great place for relaxation. Visitors love the staff’s friendliness and hosting abilities. But what truly makes this place stand out from the others is the complimentary breakfast each morning with dietary options for everyone’s needs.
Address: 15 St Peter’s Grove, YO30 6AQ York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 144 USD
If you are on a budget and aren’t too bothered about staying in a luxury boutique hotel, this hostel is a great choice with guests raving about the comfortable beds. The hostel is a Georgian house and has private bedrooms as well as dormitories. Right on the edge of York’s medieval walls, Hostel Safestay is close to several of the main attractions and the railway. One unique perk about this hostel is that it caters to your privacy for an affordable price. Each bunk bed has a curtain around it to ensure a good night’s rest after a fun day around the town.
Address: 88-90 Micklegate, YO1 6JX York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 24 USD
3. Alhambra Court
This hotel is within walking distance of plenty of attractions and they will even provide a free car park if you want to venture away from the city. The 1850s Victorian townhome lies on a residential street that is both quiet and easily accessible. Each room has British charm and the dining room downstairs provides breakfast each morning.
Address: 31-32 St Mary’s, YO30 7DD York, UK
Price: from 70 USD
Only a 15-minute walk from York Minister, Ascot House is very close to the city center. Each bedroom boasts four-poster or canopy beds for you to sleep soundly in. Guests adore the beauty of this Ascot house, which feels like history frozen in time.
The elegance of the house and the rooms in it will enhance your stay overall. Bathrooms are completely modern and clean. This is rated one of the best hotels for the value!
Address: 80 East Parade, YO31 7YH York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 132 USD
Fully equipped with a hot tub, sauna, and its own personal on-site beauty therapist, this hotel’s mission is to pamper its guests. Even the bedrooms will make sure to give you your full beauty rest every night with its quiet location and comfortable rooms.
Hedley House Hotel
Address: 3 Bootham Terrace, YO30 7DH York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 126 USD
This Georgian house is set in the heart of York, a five-minute walk from all city attractions. Each room has its own style with a beautiful, rustic and quirky theme.
Address: Coney Street, YO1 9ND York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 217 USD
Get away from the typical hotels and onto a houseboat! Here you can walk along the river on your way to the city center and enjoy this peaceful getaway. The host says her place is great for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and furry friends! The boat has one bedroom and two beds with free parking on site.
Houseboat in York
Price: from 78 USD
Number of Guests: 4
If you want luxury, this is the place to be. The hotel has 24 bedrooms, a delicious restaurant, heated swimming pool, spa, and a sauna. The hotel even has a beauty center with spa treatments for those looking to get pampered. Another plus is the beautiful gardens on this property that will take your breath away.
Mount Royale Hotel and Spa
Address: 117/119 The Mount, YO24 1GU York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 172 USD
This adorable glamping hut will give other hotels a run for their money. The lodge is located on a beautiful farm with access to golfing, fishing and hiking. Eleven kilometers (7 miles) from the city center, this place is the furthest away than the other hotels mentioned.
However, it provides a serene and peaceful atmosphere with outdoor activities. If you prefer being in nature, this is the place to go. There is even a cozy log burner as the cherry on top to this lovely getaway.
Skipbridge Farm Glamping
Address: York Road, YO26 8EZ Green Hammerton, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 127 USD
The Parisi Hotel is clean, comfortable and in the most historic part of York. Perfect for couples or families, this hotel overlooks the famous St. Deny’s Church. The Parisi Hotel is a refurbished rectory from the 1800s giving guests an authentic stay in York. The location is convenient for those wanting access to the railway or several local attractions like The Shambles, a famous cobblestone road in York. Stay right next to several popular shops and restaurants!
Address: 51 St. Denys Road, YO1 9QD York, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 170 USD
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day
Wherever you choose to stay, make sure to take advantage of those delicious English breakfasts that are famous around the world. Never sightsee on an empty stomach!
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