Principal York 4* - York - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Award-winning interior architects Goddard Littlefair have refurbished and restored this grand building to create an elegant & comfortable space.
  • Your hotel overlooks one of the most iconic sights in the city, the awe-inspiring York Minster, thought to be one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world.
  • Fully refurbished, each room in this hotel is thoughtfully furnished with simple detailing to create an elegant and inviting space for you to relax in.

Permanent Collection

You have not yet found your dream getaway from our holiday deals? Discover our year-round selection of high-end accommodation at public prices from our hotel partners.

The Permanent Collection is a selection of the best high-end properties: luxury hotels, chic boutique hotels and elegant villas ... If you book accommodation through our Permanent Collection, you will receive a voucher for 5% of the total booking amount, to be redeemed on your next Voyage Privé booking. And to make your stay even more enjoyable, we have negotiated two exclusive perks.

Please note: Permanent Collection rates are non-refundable, non-changeable.


No where in Northern England screams 'medieval' quite like York, this enchanting web of traditional pubs, cobbled streets and an awe-inspiring Gothic cathedral, York Minster at its heart, all enclosed by beautifully preserved 13th century wall.  York's 2000 year old history is evident throughout this city's old town, where a simple work will capture the imagination.

Nearby attractions:

  • Dean's Park: 9min / 750m by foot
  • York Minster: 10min / 850m by foot
  • Clifford's Tower: 15min / 1.2km by foot
  • Castle Howard: 40min . 25km by car

All times & distances are approximate

Your Hotel

Elegance and comfort go hand-in-hand at this historic hotel, where the award-winning interior architects Goddard Littlefair have effortlessly combined the grandeur of this late-Victorian masterpiece with the comforts of modern living.  All of this is overlooking the iconic York Minister, a Gothic cathedral that never fails to draw your eye.


Just for you: Complimentary late check-out until 12pm.

Fully refurbished, each room in this hotel is thoughtfully furnished with simple detailing and rich materials such as oak and brass to create a relaxing environment.

- The Sidings Single Guest Room (16m² / max. 1 person): The Sidings guest rooms have all the design touches and detail that you will find in the original ‘house’, but they are located in a new wing, to the side of the hotel. 

- The Sidings Double Guest Room (19m² / max. 2 persons):
Each of these rooms are bright, modern & sleekly designed to create a pleasing haven.

- Guest Room (20m² / max. 2 persons): Unwind in sophisticated surroundings in these fully refurbished rooms, where style & comfort meet. 

Superior Twin or Double Room (21m² / max. 2 persons): Complementing the hotel’s heritage, these rooms offer comfort and luxury with intuitive technology and modern design values.

- Deluxe Double Room (30m² / max. 2 persons):
 A room with a view, this beautifully refurbished room offers custom details with intuitive technology to create a welcomed retreat with a view of the York city gardens.

- Junior Suite with Garden View (35m² / max. 2 persons):
These rooms are open-plan havens whose large, sash windows open up onto the hotel's peaceful garden, illuminating the rooms listed interior details perfectly.

- Executive Suite (35m² / max. 2 persons):
 These suites feature all the charms of a Junior Suite except with a separate bedrooms & living rooms, each one tastefully furnished and a view of the iconic York Minster.


The Principal York prides itself on British classics: warming Yorkshire ale cottage pie, sweet Bramley apple crumble and elegant afternoon tea...these are just some of the treats waiting for you within the modern chic of The Refectory Kitchen Terrace.  Experience some local hospitality at the Chapter House where you will find old world charm & local craft beers served up opposite York Station.

Practical Information

About the hotel: 
Number of rooms: 155
Check-In: 3pm; Check-Out: 12pm 
Pets are not allowed.

The hotel is accessible to people with reduced mobility (subject to availability)

Please note: some rooms are accessible for disabled guests, subject to availability. For reservations for people with reduced mobility, please contact our member services team by email on

Hotel amenities:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Free WiFi

Room amenities:

Please note: some facilities/services may incur a surcharge payable locally


By public transport:
Your hotel is approximately 1min / 100m from York Station.

Hotel address:
Station Road
YO24 1AA


If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours. Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible. 

Accommodation Only:
You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Flight Inclusive Offers
The airline is ticket-less and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website. You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents. We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at

Please note

* Opening times of restaurants/bars and amount of city tax are indicative and may be subject to change.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Permanent Collection rates are non-refundable, non-changeable.

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