The 10 best hotels in York for 2021/2022
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Looking for an unmissable stay in the charming city of York? Here at Voyage Privé, we’ve selected the best possible luxury hotels so that you can experience the best of the city without the stress or hassle.
With prized views of the majestic York Minster, this luxury hotel is among the city’s top stays. Set in the delightful quarters of North Eastern Railways former HQ, the hotel exudes an Edwardian charm. The rooms are tastefully decorated with plush furnishings, and guests can make use of an opulent spa or indulge in the esteemed whisky lounge.
The Moxy is a vibrant and funky modern hotel in the heart of York's St Saviours area. It’s close to a number of fine bars and eateries, as well as historic attractions like Jorvik DIG. The hotel itself is alluring with hip décor and a charming bar serving up highly-prized local brews.
This delightful boutique hotel is nestled just moments from York’s historic medieval walls. The hotel houses a delicious modern restaurant with a well-stocked bar for ultimate relaxation in the evening. Rooms are tastefully decorated with chic furnishings and relaxing spa-like bathrooms.
Located in a leafy and quiet suburb of York, this hotel is an alluring Georgian estate with peaceful gardens and delicious eateries. Aside from the relaxing and comfortable rooms, you'll find a pampering swimming, sauna and steam complex to enjoy. It’s just 3 miles to York’s buzzing centre and historic attractions.
Located just north of York in the equally historic town of Helmsley, this boutique hotel is a fine country escape. With good connections to York, you can also enjoy an array of local attractions like Helmsley Castle. Rooms are impeccably furnished with tartan and tweed, giving the hotel a stately, luxurious feel.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Spa and fitness room
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Luxury toiletries
- Air-conditioned rooms
- Flatscreen TV
- Rainfall showers
- Relaxing bar
York is a fine city to visit all year round. The busiest and most congested periods tend to be in summer and around school holidays. This is mostly due to the city’s wealth of child-friendly attractions. To avoid the crowds, you can travel in autumn. Winter is also a fine time to visit York, as the city comes to life with Christmas lights, pretty shop decorations and a delightful Christmas market.
York is among the top historic cities to visit in England. Home to a vast array of child-friendly attractions, it has long been preferred by families looking for culture, history and fun. But it’s also a vibrant and modern city with bustling eateries and bars to satisfy large groups of friends. Whether you’re here for the food, culture or history, York will delight all travelling types.
- City hotels
- Boutique hotels
- Historic hotels
- Spa stays
- Suitable outdoor clothing
- Compact umbrella
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Your favourite toiletries
York has a major train station with regular routes north to Edinburgh, south to London and to many other major cities. The city’s closest airport is Leeds-Bradford. When it comes to travelling around York, the historic centre is compact and easy to navigate on foot. For travel further out, you can enjoy a comprehensive bus network or use welcoming local taxis. It’s recommended that you avoid travelling by car at peak times as the city can become congested and difficult to navigate.
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York is Yorkshire's historic and cultural heart. Home to charming cobblestone streets and an unbelievable medieval heritage, the city is quite literally brimming with attractions. Many of these are built on the city’s strong history, with sites like the Jorvik Centre and the world-famous York Minster. As for shopping, there’s a delightful mix of boutiques and high-end fashion in alluring winding avenues like the Shambles. And then there’s the food and drink – you can choose from vibrant local breweries, hip bars and cutting-edge restaurants.
York is among England’s best-preserved medieval cities. You can explore this by simply traversing the city’s medieval walls which contain the historic centre. Discover more of the city's strong heritage with the pretty Treasurer's House and the Merchant Adventurers' Hall. You can get a feel of this history by strolling through the streets. For a more interactive experience, head to the York Castle Museum which takes you through the city’s long and interesting past.