York is a city in northeast England founded by the ancient Romans tracing back to 71 AD. Due to this fact, you get to see why the narrow streets in the city of York are rich in medieval history and have a deep cultural background. Filled with beautiful ancient architecture and home to numerous archaeological findings, the city has since drawn large numbers of local and tourists. The narrow pedestrian routes that lead to numerous shops and boutiques are full of desirable, fashionable clothes or accessories and many other items on sale for locals and tourists. Take a look at some of the popular boutique hotels in York, England.
The Jorvik House is a luxurious property decorated with antique furnishings. The building dates back to the 16th century, therefore, featuring amazing decor throughout the property. The private suites come with warm cotton sheets, work desk, vast windows and a tub overlooking the 11th-century church of St Olafs. Guests can enjoy continental breakfast in the morning and later take a walk to the York Museum Gardens.
This upscale boutique hotel is set in a historic house and features a tranquil environment. It comes with a lovely garden and a Bow Room with beautiful art collections. Grays Court suites are decorated with antique furnishings right from the beddings to the furniture. The rooms come with an ensuite bathroom, satellite TV and scenic views of the garden and the medieval city. The hotel is located next to York Minister with Shambles shopping streets, Theatre Royal and the York Museum and Gardens within easy reach on foot.
With elegant rooms, some featuring four-poster beds while others canopy beds, Ascot House has everything you will need for a perfect stay. The property is close to most attractions in York and visitors can catch the bus outside the hotel. The railway station is 10 minutes’ away by bus and York Minster is a 15-minute walk away. The classic rooms are comfortable and stylish and feature TVs, radio alarms and tea/coffee making facilities. Free high-speed Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property. The hotel offers a range of dining options including traditional English, vegetarian and continental while the Butler’s Pantry has a selection of alcoholic drinks.
Formerly known as The Royal York Hotel, Principal York is a five-star hotel set in quiet gardens with lovely views. The location is spot on; close to the town centre and the train station and it is ideal as a business or leisure hotel. The interior is a combination of modern amenities with charming décor and paintings. Principal York offers a sauna, gym, an indoor heated pool and a steam room. Its rooms are stylish, modern and spacious. Each room comes with a seating area, private bathroom, luxurious amenities and stunning views. You will also find a garden room that overlooks York Minster and guests are free to use the room to have their traditional afternoon tea.
With original character and modern luxury, The Churchill Hotel takes boutique hotels to a new level. The building dates back to 1827 and now boasts modern fittings. The building features high ceilings and historical artefacts associated with Winston Churchill. Its modern rooms come with modern private bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. It also features an award-winning brasserie which serves seasonal Yorkshire food in a modern British style. Free high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. The property is located in York’s city centre meaning restaurants, shopping centres and also public transport are within easy reach.
The Grange Hotel is a great place that puts a value to your money. It dates back to the 19th century and features modern amenities. The medieval city is less than 10 minutes’ away while the York Railway Station is 15 minutes’ on foot. The stylish rooms come with a luxurious Hypnos bed, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and private bathrooms each featuring toiletries from The White Company, fluffy towels, and tiled floors. The hotel also has a brasserie that serves modern dishes made from local flavours.
Located 200 meters (656 feet) from the city centre, Dean Court Hotel boasts a sense of originality right from the building to the meals. The hotel serves fresh food made from local produce in its AA Rosette winning D.C.H. restaurant. The private rooms are spacious and bright and come with a TV, DVD player, work desk and seating area. The bedrooms are decorated with modern lamps and carpeted floors while the private bathroom features marble walls, glass doors and a tub. The lounge is beautifully decorated and guests can have their tea from here.
Novotel York Centre is situated o the banks of River Foss just a short stroll to the city centre. The private suites feature a unique design. The walls are decorated with lovely outdoor paintings while the floor feature carpets with attractive patterns. You will find a laptop workspace, flat-screen TV, and a vast window that offers beautiful views. The hotel also comes with a gourmet bar that serves a variety of international dishes and an outdoor terrace. Most amenities including shops, restaurants and Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre are within easy reach.
Get to taste a DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie when you check in to this hotel. It is a luxurious location that adds value to your money. The hotel features 143 air-conditioned rooms, each with unique decor and theme colour. You will find a lovely work desk, a safe and a flat-screen TV. The restaurant, The Yorkshire Bar and Grill, serves Yorkshire food. There is also free Wi-Fi and a fitness centre for your relaxation.
Middlethorpe Hall And Spa is a charming boutique hotel set 3.2 km (1.9 miles) from the historic city centre. The suites are stunning as they feature antique decorations. The view from the rooms is panoramic as it includes views of panelled walls and lovely gardens with leafy terraces and fragrant orchards. Rooms are cosy and comfortable with flat-screen TV, en-suite bathrooms, fluffy bathrobes and enough toiletries. The hotel also features a gym, an indoor swimming pool, spa bath and a steam room. The restaurant serves British cuisine prepared with local ingredients.
Enjoy your stay in York
While exploring the city, or enjoying the local wines and craft beers, make sure you return to any of the boutique hotels above for an experience of a lifetime.
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