The Principal York

Address: Station Road, York, North Yorkshire, England, YO24 1AA, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Station Road, York, is near National Railway Museum, YorkBoat Guided River Trips, Micklegate Bar Museum, and Priory Church of the Holy Trinity.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge
          • Fitness/Health center


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility


          • Suites


          • Room service

          TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Principal York

          Reviewed by travel.bug.

          Taste of Royalty

          Reviewed Aug 9, 2012
          by (20 reviews)

          The Royal York Hotel was beautiful with its chandelier that dipped between the 3 level stairwell.
          The rooms were spacious & had great ensuites. With the York Eye out front you get the best mix of modern & landmark while looking out over the splendid gardens, nearby river and the city view in the distance.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Principal York

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from York

          First stop ....Wetherspoons!

          A travel blog entry by kirstytev on Nov 06, 2015

          3 photos

          ... feeling going to somewhere that you can't really imagine! I've looked at pictures for months of Vietnam and can't believe we will be there this time tomorrow! First stop is Ho Chi Minh city (formerly Saigon) which by all accounts sounds mental! I'm a bit concerned I may get run over crossing the road! There are even tips online of the best way ...

          A flying visit to York

          A travel blog entry by sueknox on Oct 30, 2015

          3 comments, 30 photos

          ... stopped and asked for my ticket. Ah, so a donation is not enough here - so I headed out into the sunshine again.

          The Minster (C of E York cathedral) is an intimidating building - I also wasn't happy to pay a chunk of money to go inside. Constantine's statue got me thinking about what it was like to live here in those days. Headed for my comfort zone next - The Shambles!!!! Yay!! After my own heart! Then I found Little ...

          Did you say you're 101???!!

          A travel blog entry by sueknox on Oct 30, 2015

          1 comment, 5 photos

          ... right next to the grammar school, and were offering their rugby field as an exchange. You guessed it, there wasn't much choice in the matter - the exchange took place and the cricket club moved - that happened within Dennis' memory, so if and when the Waltons from the 1800s played cricket, it would have been right next to the school. I've emailed the Knaresborough Cricket Club to see if they have any archives - you never know....

          London - Nottingham - York

          A travel blog entry by versailles83 on Aug 22, 2011

          23 photos

          ... SERIOUSLY? After stating where we were trying to go, we were sent to the wrong station? However the Nottingham station staff were very helpful, and were willing to try and figure out connection busses to catch if we still had interest to see the forest, but to keep in mind that we would be traveling for over an hour. At this point we figured it wasn't worth our time to try and see Sherwood forest this trip, and should just go to York. We purchased new train ...

          What a day!

          A travel blog entry by misneach on Feb 21, 2010

          1 comment, 4 photos

          ... got to bond with the new dog Cassie. We had no problems on our drive north to York, and we even got to see fields covered with snow. All lovely. We've arrived safely, our room seems delightful and we are both quite hungry so are about to go in search of some food, and then it will probably be an early night for us, followed by adventuring tomorrow.
          We do have photos, but they'll have to come later when we have been provided sustenance and rest!

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