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    The Principal York

    Station Road, York YO24 1AA, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent63%
    • Very good24%
    • Average9%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “tuck box” (45 reviews)
    “beautiful hotel” (100 reviews)
    “garden room” (67 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I stay in many hotels with my job so I am usually pretty savvy when choosing an hotel. However, I did not do well here. The hotel is beautiful and I chose a superior double as it was a special occasion for my husband and...More

    2  Thank DBarber1962
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Arrived late Sunday night having driven from Somerset and attempted unsuccessfully to book into other hotels in York. Brilliant staff at reception immediately sorted us with a complimentary upgrade to a superb room. Nothing was too much trouble. Very comfortable night and terrific breakfast. Management...More

    Thank tpappleyard
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    I stayed in the Principal York on a work trip and have to say I was so impressed! I stayed in a Superior room with king bed, amenities in the room were plentiful, and was so impressed with the tuck box (the usual crisps, sweets,...More

    Thank Steve R
    Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Steve R, Thank you for the amazing review. What accolades.....top of the list! wow. We are delighted you had such an amazing time with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon.. Regards R Mansell General Manager

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    It's taken me a while to get the time to write this but I wanted to say how amazing the hotel and staff at the Principal were. They made our stay extra special. This was our first trip away with our ten week old baby...More

    1  Thank gillybaby2k
    Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Gillybaby2k, Thank you for the comments. The team were thrilled and so inspired to read your review. We are so lucky to have such amazing ladies and gentleman working with us and it's amazing when they get recognized in such a brilliant way. Thank...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We had afternoon tea in the Garden Room on my graduation day and it was the best afternoon tea we've ever had! Wonderful service from the staff, they were friendly and attentive but left us to enjoy the afternoon. The Garden Room is beautiful, nice...More

    1  Thank gmarsh12
    Response from rjmansell, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 2 days ago

    Dear gmarsh2, Congratulations on your recent graduation and it sounds like you had the perfect afternoon in the Garden Room to celebrate! Thank You for the recommendation. Warm Regards R Mansell General Manager

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$164 - US$325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in York
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 165
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    • York
    • Also Known As
    • Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian ,
    • Royal York Hotel York
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    NavajoMom
    3 July 2017|
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    Response from nikkipreston1 | Reviewed this property |
    Children are welcome as we stayed last night and in the little guide book it mentioned if you needed anything like extra beds or cots etc for children just to ask? But to be aware what in school holidays demand for certain... More
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    15 June 2017|
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    Response from foster012016 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the delay in replying, we have been away. It all depends on how much you want to spend. You wont be disappointed with the rooms though.
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    6 June 2017|
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    Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is ample onsite car parking (not under cover). It does not need to be pre arranged. There is plenty of room for cars. Sorry, can't help with air con question. Perhaps email the hotel regarding this.
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    "Rooms to front have fantastic views of York Minster and Castle walls"
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    "Seek a larger room and definitely one at the front of the hotel."
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    "In warm summer weather avoid doubles and superior doubles if you cannot sleep In a warm room"
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    "Very easy access from station"
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