Principal York

City Centre, Station Rd, York, YO24 1AA, United Kingdom


Very good

Based on 2898 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • 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.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Uncovered self parking fee: GBP 15.00 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 30 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Barclaycard, debit cards, and cash
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Check-in Special 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.

Minimum Age



General description

A modern 5-star paradise with superb relaxation and leisure facilities in York city. The Principal York is ideally located in the vicinity of York Minster, Bramham Park.
The modernly decorated rooms are havens of tranquility with premium quality bedding, Iron, phone and Heating, while guests will be spoilt for choice with on-site activities and amazing recreational facilities such as Gym, , Indoor pool and .
Check-in: From 3:00 PM
Check-out: Until 12:00 PM


With a stay at Principal York, you'll be centrally located in York, within a 10-minute walk of York National Railway Museum and York Minster. This 4-star hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from York Dungeon and 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Jorvik Viking Centre.


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 - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
York Central Library - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Yorkshire Museum Gardens - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
York National Railway Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
National Railway Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
All Saints Church - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
St. Wilfrid's Catholic Church - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Yorkshire Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
York Mansion House - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
St. Helen's Square - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Hospitium - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
St. Olave's Church - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Multangular Tower - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi

The preferred airport for Principal York is Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 48.8 km / 30.3 mi


Feast your senses at one of The Principal York's eateries serving British cuisine, or tranquilise with a drink at Property's bar Room service is also available around the clock.


Luxuriate in one of 167 accommodations decorated in modern style at The Principal York with the soothing view of the Minster. Your unit is furnished with Tea/Coffee Maker, Heating, Iron and phone For more pleasure, there is also a TV in addition to Wi-Fi.
When it comes to bathing, you can have a relaxing one in your Private bathroom that is fitted with Shower, Hairdryer and toiletries. Housekeeping services are provided.


Indulge in pleasures worthy of royalty in the fitness center and move your muscles in a workout session. Enjoy soothing moments at the Indoor pool

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from December 23 to December 26:
  • Dining venue

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Spa/health club

  • Sauna

  • Lifts

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Indoor pool

  • Restaurant

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Wedding services
Front desk services
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Beauty & wellness
  • Sauna
  • Spa/health club
  • Steam room
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
Pool & beach
  • Indoor pool
  • Ballroom
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Garden
  • Lifts
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Does Principal York offer free breakfast?

    No, Principal York does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Principal York have non-smoking rooms

    No, Principal York doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Principal York provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Principal York have a swimming pool?

    No, Principal York does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Principal York have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Principal York does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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