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A stay at Principal York places you in the heart of York, within a 15-minute walk of York Minster and Shambles. This 5-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from York Theatre Royal and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Jorvik Viking Centre.Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 167 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers.Amenities
Pamper yourself with onsite massages and body treatments. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this Victorian hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.Dining
Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Refectory, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Attractions
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Wheel of York - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Bar Convent Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Micklegate Bar - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
York Central Library - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
St. Wilfrid's Catholic Church - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Yorkshire Museum Gardens - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
York Guildhall - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Yorkshire Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
National Railway Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
St. Helen's Square - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
St. Olave's Church - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
York Mansion House - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Multangular Tower - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
York National Railway Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Hospitium - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
The preferred airport for Principal York is Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 48.7 km / 30.3 mi
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. The name of this property was previously The Royal York.
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.
Know Before You Go
- The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
- Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
- 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)
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
Renovations and Closures
The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 23 December to 26 December:
- Dining venue
- -Indoor pool
- -Roll-in shower
- -Accessible bathroom
- -Free WiFi
- -Wedding services
- -Smoke-free property
- -Dry cleaning/laundry service
- -24-hour front desk
- -Spa tub
- -Laundry facilities
- -Breakfast available (surcharge)
- -Conference space
- -Concierge services
- -Business center
- -Self parking (surcharge)
- -Banquet hall
- -Health club
- -Spa services on site
- -Number of floors - 5
- -Number of buildings/towers - 1
- -Year Built - 1870
- -Total number of rooms - 167
- -Express check-out
- -Luggage storage
- -Steam room
- -Meeting rooms