Room type

Standard Double or Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotel3-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Merchant Adventurers' Hall


Located in the heart of York, this family-friendly hotel is steps from York Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower. Merchant Adventurers' Hall and Clifford's Tower are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in the lobby, meeting rooms, and dry cleaning are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 100 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs. Guests will also find room service, hair dryers, and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 1291 square feet (120 square meters) include meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers coffee/tea in the lobby, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

Hotel 53 is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1291 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 120 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Year Built 2002 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower only 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The hotel restaurant is closed for dinner service on Saturday and Sunday. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10.75 for adults and GBP 5.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 10.00 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20
  • Deposit: GBP 30 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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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