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9 of the best-rated hotels in York

Discover our choice of the top-rated hotels in York

York is great for history and culture, and is one of the most popular British places to visit. Here's our top AA-rated hotels in and around the city.

The Churchill Hotel

This late Georgian manor house is set in its own grounds, just a short walk from York Minster and other attractions. Period features and interesting artefacts relating to Winston Churchill are incorporated into smart contemporary design.

Dean Court Hotel

This smart hotel enjoys a central location overlooking The Minster, and guests will find the service is particularly friendly and efficient. 

The Grand Hotel & Spa

A majestic Edwardian building, transformed into a luxury hotel at the heart of the city. Elegant hospitality is everywhere, in the rooms, the public areas and the spa. Excellent food is also on offer at Hudson’s and The Rise Restaurant.

The Grange Hotel

The Grange is an elegant and stylish Regency town house, just a short walk from the city centre. There are two dining options at this boutique hotel: the popular and informal Cellar Bar, and The Ivy Brasserie, which offers fine dining in lavish surroundings.

Hotel du Vin & Bistro York

Hotel du Vin & Bistro York offers luxury and quality that should impress even the most discerning guest. Bedrooms are stylish, and bathrooms feature huge monsoon showers and roll-top baths. Dinner in the bistro is a memorable highlight.

Marmadukes Town House Hotel

Set in secluded gardens, this Georgian hotel has free Wi-Fi and luxurious rooms with handmade beds. Marmadukes Town House Hotel is just a 10-minute walk from York Minster, the Shambles and the Theatre Royal.

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Two miles from the centre of York, set in 20 acres of grounds, this fine William and Mary house, has rooms in the elegant main building, and in a cottage and converted courtyard stables. The delightful panelled restaurant is a great setting for imaginative cuisine.

Middletons Hotel

Get comfy at this very well-located hotel. The building comprised six listed building and there's a picturesque courtyard garden too.

Mount Royale

This friendly hotel, a listed building from the 1830s, offers comfy rooms in a variety of styles, including some that lead onto the delightful gardens. Facilities include outdoor pool, sauna, and hot tub. There’s also a separate restaurant called Oxo's on The Mount, and a cocktail lounge.

The Principal York

Situated in three acres of landscaped grounds in the very heart of the city, this Victorian railway hotel has views over the city and York Minster. Contemporary bedrooms are divided between those in the main hotel and the air-conditioned garden mews. 

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