Overview of The Lighthorseman

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3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationYork Barbican6 min walk
    Popular LocationClifford's Tower11 min walk
    Popular LocationYork Castle Museum12 min walk
    AirportLeeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford)58 min drive

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  • Single Room, Ensuite

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Double Room, Ensuite (Small)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Twin Room, Ensuite

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Double Room, Ensuite

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Double Room, Ensuite (four-poster -)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area


The Lighthorseman is located in York. Jorvik Viking Centre and York Barbican are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Shambles and York Minster. York Dungeon and York National Railway Museum are not to be missed.
Visit our York travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • York Barbican - 6 min walk
  • Clifford's Tower - 11 min walk
  • York Castle Museum - 12 min walk
  • York Dungeon - 12 min walk
  • Jorvik Viking Centre - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • York Station - 8 min drive
  • AirportLeeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 57 min drive


  • The Fulford Arms — 5 min walk
  • Totos — 5 min walk
  • The Masons Arms — 6 min walk
  • The Spread Eagle — 9 min walk
  • Bicis y Mas — 9 min walk

About this property

The Lighthorseman

3-star inn, walk to York Barbican
An arcade/game room, multilingual staff, and free self parking are available at this smoke-free inn. WiFi in public areas is free. This inn has 8 rooms.
The Lighthorseman offers 8 accommodations. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional sanitization guidelines of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property



Check-in from 2:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Lighthorseman and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Lighthorseman offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Lighthorseman cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Lighthorseman?
As of Nov 27, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Lighthorseman on Nov 29, 2020 start from $64, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at The Lighthorseman?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Lighthorseman?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM - 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Lighthorseman?
Check-out is at 10:00 AM.
Where is The Lighthorseman located?
Situated in York, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of York Barbican, Jorvik Viking Centre, and Shambles. York Castle Museum and York Dungeon are also within 15 minutes. York Station is 23 minutes by foot.
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
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for the price and one night was good short walk to town
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

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It was a great spot within touching distance to the centre. Showers weren't to hot
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent room and service. Stayed here a few times and always welcoming and good value.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

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Friendly staff very helpful clear and tidy locations good2
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

2/5 Poor

Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
Very outdated tho bed was very comfortable. Staff was helpful. But was left only 1small and 1medium towel which was damp for two of us.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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