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Get an overview of this hotelHistorical hotel with indoor pool, in central York

Near the York Minster

Set amid manicured grounds, this handsomely renovated Victorian hotel is next to the main railway station and within 0.7 km of the National Railway Museum, York Dungeon, and the Gothic York Minster.

Health club, spa tub

The Royal York Hotel's health club includes a heated indoor pool, spa tub, sauna, steam room, and gym. The hotel also features a restaurant, bar, 24-hour room service, and concierge services.

Charming rooms for business and leisure travelers alike

Guestrooms offer complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, TV, and coffee/tea-making facilities. Irons/ironing boards are also provided. Bathrooms come with hair dryers.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 23 December to 26 December:
  • Dining venue

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Occupying an impressive Victorian building, this hotel is adjacent to the main railway station and within a short walk of theaters, shops, and the York Minster. Wide lawns and gardens surround the hotel.

The health club features a heated indoor pool, along with a spa tub, steam room, sauna, and gym. The Refectory Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as conference lunches. The hotel also offers a stylish bar and 24-hour in-room dining. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available.

All public areas and guestrooms are smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Restaurant 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 167 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1870 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Television 

Where to Eat

Refectory - This restaurant brings casual dining to a conservatory-style room that’s right next to York train station. Open for lunch and dinner every day.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 


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

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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.

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 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 8 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25.00
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours during certain times of the year.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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