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The Principal York is situated in York and is close to nearby attractions, such as York Museum Gardens, York Minster and National Railway Museum. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a sauna and an indoor pool.
The rooms at the hotel have a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and slippers. All offer ironing facilities, a desk and heating.
The hotel has an on-site restaurant, perfect for those wishing to eat in. Cocktails and a large range of drinks are served at the bar. Guests are also able to try one of the various bars and cafés in the area.
The Principal York has easy access to public transport with York Railway Station a stone's throw away. It is conveniently situated for discovering the local area, with Bar Convent within a five-minute walk.
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Policies vary by room type and provider.
Afternoon Tea is offered at the Garden Room at The Principal York hotel, and there are two timing options you can choose from, Afternoon Tea which is served from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and Twilight Tea which is the evening alternative and is served from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Regardless of the time, you will be presented with premium tea sourced by Rare Tea Company directly from farmers around the world, as well as a selection of sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres to accompany the experience. Afternoon Tea can be complemented with a glass of champagne, while Twilight Tea is served with a cocktail.
The Principal York hotel has over 10 spaces that can be used to organize business meetings and events. With capacities ranging from 20 to 400 guests, you will surely find a space and a configuration suited for your event. The hotel has in-house audio-visual equipment that can be used and staff to help with its installation and with any issues that you might encounter on the day. If you wish to add catering, it can be arranged from a third-party service provider and you will be able to choose from a set banquet menu.
If you are looking for a quiet night in, don’t forget to check out the Chapter House Bar at The Principal York hotel, which is open from 11:00 am until late every day. They have drinks that suit all tastes from craft beer to cocktails and wine, as well as a special gin list with over 10 different brands available. A bar menu is also available for those who want to nibble something on the side.
If you wish to use public transport to get from the airport to The Principal York hotel, get on board bus line 757 from the Leeds/Bradford Airport going in the direction of Leeds City Centre. You will reach the City Square bus stop about 40m later, which is where you need to get off and get into the Leeds Station. From there, get on board the Transpennine Express train going in the direction of Scarborough, it will run non-stop to the York Station, and your accommodation will be a 4m walk away. The full trip will take about 1h 20m.
If you are looking for something to do on-site while staying at The Principal York hotel, join the Cocktail School at Chapter House for a 60m class where you will work with your own group and you will learn the basics of how to craft cocktails. The cost of this class is £24 (about $30) per person, and the price includes 3 cocktails and nibbles for each participant. (Prices checked 03/07/19).
The Principal York is located at Station Road in Central York, 0.7 km from the centre of York. Church of the Holy Trinity is the closest landmark to The Principal York.
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Principal York.
Yes, The Principal York offers free Wi-Fi.
No, The Principal York does not offer free parking.
No, The Principal York does not offer free airport shuttle service.
The Principal York is 38.6 km from Leeds/Bradford. The Principal York is 53.4 km from Doncaster Sheffield.
Yes, The Principal York has a pool on-site.
The Principal York has implemented the following measures:
Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.
Lobbies with safe social distancing.
Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.