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Top tips for finding perfect York hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in York, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in York in January and June.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in York if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 85 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your York accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in York found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £33, while the most expensive was £173.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in York for 2 days.
Explore the heart of York and stay close to Tower Street, where you will find many museums and attractions like the York Dungeon, York Army Museum or York Castle Museum. Hilton York on Tower Street is next to the York Army Museum and 4 minutes from Castle Museum, the York Dungeon and the Grand Opera House. This hotel offers modern rooms, a gym, bar and room service. Lil's on The Waterfront is a casual alternative, featuring rustic rooms. It is basically located opposite the Grand Opera House and only a 5-minute walk from Clifford’s Tower, York Army Museum and York Castle Museum.
Stay around Coney Street for many shops, including Waterstones, Zara or WHSmith. The Judges Court Hotel offers an English country-house ambiance and attractive cosy rooms. The hotel is situated on Coney Street and therefore close to all shops and the historic York Shambles, a medieval street where you can hunt the ghosts of times gone by. The Judge’s Lodging puts you within short walking distance of the bustling shopping street and their rooms are reminiscent of the traditional British country-style with a luxurious twist. Breakfast is included and there is also a restaurant and a bar on the premises.
Around Stonegate and Low Petergate in close proximity to the York Shambles, there are many restaurants including traditional pubs like the Yorkshire Terrier or the Old White Swan. Galtres Lodge Hotel offers appealing rooms and is set in a Georgian building. Situated on Low Petergate, it’s only a stone’s throw away from many eateries. Betty’s Café Tea Rooms is 1 minute away and the next authentic pub is the Old White Swan, also a minute away. A bit further up the road, there’s the Guy Fawkes Inn, featuring its own pub and equally close to an abundance of restaurants in the historic quarter.
Consider the posh The Principal York to be less than 1 minute from York Station from where you can take direct trains to London, Edinburgh and other destinations. The Principal York is a luxurious choice set in a palatial building, offering country-style rooms, a pool, gym and bar. The Railway Museum is about 8 minutes on foot away.
Visit the racecourse for an authentic British equestrian experience. Located southwest of York, the racecourse is about a 10-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of York centre. To be close, choose the York Marriott Hotel, which is only a 5-minute drive away and set in an impressive manor with garden and modern-style rooms. Guests can also use the pool and spa after their day on the racecourse. A cheaper option would be the Holiday Inn York, equally close, and with free parking, Wi-Fi and a bar.
FAQs when booking a hotel in York
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in York. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Travellers who like staying near York Barbican recommend Safestay York, Middlethorpe Hall & Spa and The Grand, York.
In the last 3 days, double rooms in York have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as £13. On average, the price for a double room is £162.
Budget-conscious travellers should consider the YHA York, a no-frills hostel located about 2 km from the centre with bunk beds and shared bathrooms. For an accommodation of a different kind, try glamping (glamorous camping) with the York Holiday & Cycle Stop, where you sleep in tiny cosy cabins.
Opt for The Grand Hotel & Spa to get an all-inclusive feeling and benefit from modern rooms, a pool, spa and room service for a well-rounded experience. Jorvik House is a centrally located 5-star option offering a more cabin-in-the-woods ambiance and a bar, as well as complimentary breakfast.
The Heworth Golf Club is in the northeast of York and Bowen House is only a 6-minute drive from the club. The hotel has a cosy ambiance and offers free parking and Wi-Fi as well as breakfast. Ascot House is a more upmarket choice set in a posh manor with a bar, free parking and Wi-Fi, located a 4-minute drive from the course.
Choose the Park Inn by Radisson York City Centre for a hotel with a family-friendly atmosphere and enjoy spacious, modern rooms and kids’ meals whilst being situated at the heart of York. Breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking are included. The Churchill Hotel is another option with family rooms and board games on offer.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central York districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like York city centre
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