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4.0 out of 5

"Outstanding architecture and public rooms. Food is culturally representative for the area and deliciously prepared. Staff is professional and friendl ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 15 Apr 2019

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Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near York National Railway Museum

Central York getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find York National Railway Museum and York Minster. York Dungeon and Jorvik Viking Centre are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a health club, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi

Along with free WiFi, the 167 guestrooms offer 24-hour room service and TVs. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, and safes.

Sidings, Annex Room, 5 Min Walk from Reception

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$193* Per night/room 23 Feb. - 24 Feb.

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View (MINSTER VIEW)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Single Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Principal York ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Principal York

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4 out of 5
Outstanding architecture and public rooms. Food is culturally representative for the area and deliciously prepared. Staff is professional and friendly.

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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Property Features

Principal York offers its guests a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. Spa services, a terrace, and barbecue grills are also featured at the luxury Principal York. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star York hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 167 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1870
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) (48.8 km / 30.3 mi)
  • Train station: York Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Principal York offers 167 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Refectory - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Chapter House - Onsite bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 15.00 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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