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York's only 5-Star Hotel with stunning spa located within the city walls

Central location

An enviable location alongside the historic city walls, with stunning views of York Minster. Conveniently located minutes from York station and moments from the city’s medieval streets and boutique shops.

Luxury and splendour

Set in the iconic Grade II Listed former railway headquarters The Grand revives the luxury and splendour of the Golden Age of travel. 2 AA Rosette Restaurant. Luxuryspa in the vaults with ESPA treatments.

Individually furnished

All rooms come with luxury Molton Brown bath products, Egyptian cotton linen, powerful FREE high speed WiFi connections, a wide choice of international TV channels and movies, flat screen TVs and a private bar


The following facilities will be closed from 24 December 2014 to 26 December 2014 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 31 December to 31 December:
  • Dining venue

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 2 AA Rosette Restaurant offers modern British cuisine served in an elegant, historic setting, diners will enjoy the finest locally sourced produce, prepared with passion and flair by the Head Chef and his team.. The property provides 24-hour room service.

A full service spa, state-of-the-art gymnasium and 14 metre pool, as well as a Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room.will For Meetings and Events there are a range of room options to suit most needs: from beautifully appointed meeting rooms able to accommodate up to 20 people, to a space for up to 40 which was once the Chairman’s office, to the Grand Boardroom – a hugely impressive, oak-panelled room capable of hosting 120 guests.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Total number of rooms - 107
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Smoke-free property
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built 1906
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Indoor pool
  • Wedding services
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Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Premium bedding
  • Climate control
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Digital TV service
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • In-room massage available
  • Air conditioning
  • Turndown service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • LCD TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Where to Eat

The 2 (AA) Rosette Grill Room serves a menu of classic European cuisine in a stylish and welcoming setting overseen by Executive Head Chef, Martin Henley. With beautiful views of the historic City Wall and York Minster, diners will enjoy the atmosphere as much as the menu.

In addition to the extensive menu, The Grill Room also features a cheese trolley well stocked with exquisite choices from around the world, including British classic cheeses. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Reservations recommended.

Afternoon Tea at The Grand is a feast for the eyes as well as tastebuds. Traditionally presented on a silver stand in the tranquil environment of HQ at The Grand, overlooking the City Walls. Served daily at 1.00pm, 3.00pm & 5.00pm. Reservations recommended

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Spa Services

'Spa at the Grand' can be found in the hotel's whisper quiet vaults where the North Eastern Railway company once stowed its millions.

Today, this secluded and tranquil environment is the perfect city centre getaway and an ideal place to escape the rush and stress of everyday life - the only evidence of its past life is the original strong room doors and vaulted ceiling.

Within the Spa you will find state of the art air conditioned gym with Cybex equipment. Luxury 14 metre pool with jets and mood lighting. Spa pool with massaging jets. Aromatic steam room. Nordic dry sauna. Relaxation room. Six treatment rooms including a double room. Under floor heated changing rooms and pool area. Complimentary use of towels and robes.

The Spa offers a stunning range of therapeutic and rejuvenating face and body care treatments using excellent products from top European skincare house Espa,

Guests may choose from a variety of treatments which include advanced facials, soothing body wraps, holistic massages, pre-natal treatments, manicures and pedicures. Male treatment list also available. The spa's team of experienced therapists will be on hand to offer advice and guidance, and will happily prepare a bespoke selection of treatments to meet your needs and complement your skin type.

Spa open daily. Pre-booking for treatments is recommended.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • All citizens of United Kingdom will be charged the national value-added tax
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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