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 hotel will be renovating from 29 September 2015 to 30 November 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 23 December to 26 December:
  • Dining venue
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

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 Tempus Restaurant, offering garden views, serves breakfast 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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Desk 

Where to Eat

Tempus bar - With views of the garden, the restaurant offers breakfast, dinner, light snacks, and cocktails are served in the contemporary atmosphere.

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.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Please note that dinner will be unavailable between June 22 and November 5, 2015. The Leisure Club will have limited opening hours (4 PM - 10 PM) each day between July 27 and August 17, 2015.


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.


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)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 9.50 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • 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.

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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