The best places to stay within 500 meters (7-10 minutes’ walk) of the York railway station.
There are five hotels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) with great reviews and ratings within 500 meters (around 8 minutes’ walk) of the York railway station.
1. The Grand, York
This 5-star hotel is set in a Grade II listed former railway headquarters and has a spa that includes a swimming pool, hot tub, steam room, and sauna. Accommodation options include a variety of double and twin rooms. Children are welcome and are considered “adults” by the hotel starting age 15. Pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at £169 – £529.
2. Malmaison York
This 4-star hotel has a rooftop bar and offers twin rooms, double rooms, suites, and a family room that can accommodate up to 3 adults. Children are welcome and are considered “adults” by the hotel starting age 12. Guests may bring pets (charges may apply); small dogs are also welcome into the Chez Mal Brasserie and Starbucks. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at £98 – £341.
3. The Bar Convent
This B&B is in a Grade I listed building and offers single rooms perfect for solo travellers, double rooms, twin rooms, and family rooms that can accommodate up to three adults. Children are welcome. Pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at £42 – £144.
4. Abbey Guest House York
This guesthouse has a garden and terrace and offers double rooms. Children and pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at £98 – £118.
5. The Falcon Tap Boutique Inn on Micklegate
This boutique hotel offers a variety of double rooms, as well as a three-bedroom apartment that can sleep up to 6 adults. Children and pets are not allowed. Depending on the season and occasion, a one-night stay at this hotel starts at £77 – £167.
Some of the best centrally located and highly rated hotels in York are:
The hotel nearest to the center of York that has an outdoor swimming pool is The Mount Royale Hotel, 1.2 km from the center. They have a variety of double rooms and suites. Children of all ages are welcome; extra beds will cost £25 per person per night. Pets are allowed with no extra charges. Rates start at £155.
Two other hotels with outdoor pools are around 9 km from the center: Signal Cottage and Prince Rupert House, both vacation homes in Red House Estate, Moor Monkton, York. Signal Cottage has two bedrooms and can sleep up to 4 guests, starting at £170 per night. Prince Rupert House has five bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 guests, with nightly rates starting at £494.
The following hotels in York have a hot tub:
The following York hotels have spa facilities:
These accommodations in York are centrally located and have rooms that can sleep up to 4 adults:
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa and York Marriott Hotel are both 4-star hotels overlooking York Racecourse.
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa has single rooms, double/twin rooms, and a one-bedroom suite. It has an indoor swimming pool, spa facilities, and complimentary private parking for all guests. Children over 6 are welcome; those younger than 6 cannot be accommodated. Pets are not allowed. Rates start at £191.
The York Marriott Hotel has various double rooms and suites, as well as room that can accommodate up to 4 adults. It has spa facilities, a heated indoor pool, and a sun terrace. Children of all ages are welcome; extra beds cost £15 per child per night. Pets are not allowed. Rates start at £76.
These are the accommodations in York that overlook the River Ouse:
These hotels are located within 300 meters (less than 5 minutes’ walk) from York Minster cathedral:
Note: Accommodations are shortlisted based on their review scores on Booking.com and TripAdvisor, as well as their distance from the train station as determined through Google Maps. We are not connected in any way with any of the properties listed, and the best accommodations are selected based on a combination of reviews, rankings, nearness to the train station, and best value for money. Affiliate links are used in this article; when you book, we may earn a small commission from the booking platform, but the price stays the same for you.