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4.2 / 5Very Good
744 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Micklegate Bar
    5 min walk
  • Popular Location
    National Railway Museum
    8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Yorkshire Museum Gardens
    8 min walk
  • Airport
    Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford)
    42 min drive

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    About this area

    York

    Located in York, Principal York is in the city center and near a train station. York Theatre Royal and Jorvik Viking Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include York Minster and Shambles. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at York Racecourse or Wetherby Racecourse. Our guests love the hotel's central location.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Micklegate Bar - 5 min walk
    • York National Railway Museum - 8 min walk
    • National Railway Museum - 8 min walk
    • Yorkshire Museum Gardens - 8 min walk
    • York Theatre Royal - 8 min walk

    Getting around

    • York Station - 1 min walk
    • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 42 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Refectory – Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    About this property

    Principal York

    This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a health club. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a sauna are onsite. All 167 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and TVs. Guests will also find coffee makers, hair dryers, and safes.

    Awards and 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.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    Self parking: GBP 15.00 per day

    Food and drink

    Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: GBP 15.95 per person
    1 restaurant
    1 bar
    24-hour room service

    Things to do

    Fitness center
    Indoor pool
    Sauna
    Spa services
    Spa tub
    Steam room

    Family friendly

    Dry cleaning service
    Indoor pool
    Laundry facilities

    Conveniences

    Banquet hall
    Elevator
    Free newspapers in lobby

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Concierge services
    Daily housekeeping
    Dry cleaning service
    Laundry facilities
    Luggage storage
    Wedding services

    Languages spoken

    English

    Business services

    Business center
    Meeting rooms
    Conference space

    Outdoors

    BBQ grill(s)
    Garden
    Terrace

    Spa

    Body treatments
    Body wraps
    Manicures and pedicures
    Massages

    Accessibility

    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    Accessible bathroom
    Assistive listening devices available
    Braille signage
    Roll-in shower
    Wheelchair-accessible parking
    Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

    More

    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bathroom

    Hair dryer
    Shower

    Entertainment

    TV

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker

    More

    Desk
    Iron/ironing board
    Safe
    4.2

    Very Good

    5 - Excellent
    402
    4 - Good
    206
    3 - Okay
    69
    2 - Mediocre
    40
    1 - Poor
    27
    4.6
    Cleanliness
    4.4
    Service and Staff
    4.3
    Amenities
    4.4
    Property condition

    2/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    • Disliked: Staff & service

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
    • Disliked: Cleanliness

    Dissapointed

    The stay was generally good, bedroom was clean until we went into the bathroom and facing straight at you under the corner of the shower screen was filthy with either dirt or rust which had been there for a long time. The bath plug plunger was loose and couldn't empty the bath. Under the plunger was dirt and rust which you couldn't miss. It was reported which in fairness to the staff they did attempt to sort it and did offer a change of room but we were only there one night. It was a surprise to me from my wife and she was really upset about it. The good part, the staff were really helpful and really polite and the breakfast was very good. We were let off the £15 parking fee which was extremely overpriced. It was not worth the £218 we paid for one night. We did take photos and showed the staff that were on duty.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Excellent. Just excellent

    Stunning hotel, great staff, fantastic service, stayed in far more expensive hotels that are no where near as good as the Principal. Thoroughly recommended.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

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      Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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