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Grays Court Hotel

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time visitor - beautiful building, amazing location, charming staff, subtle elegance. Good welcome on arrival and great room and bathroom. All public areas well appointed and comfortable. Didn't dine here but excellent breakfast. Great location from which to explore York.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I had the 'basic' afternoon tea costing £19.50. The premises are classy and the view into the gardens is wonderful. There was a good selection of sandwich fillers and the cakes were nice. The scone, however, was rather dry. Our pot of tea came much sooner than the food so we asked for some more. I was...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I love this place and have been many times and so far it never disappoints. If you want a lovely peaceful environment with excellent service, nice food, coffee, drinks etc then this fits the bill. On my last visit I had a cafetière of coffee and a superb club sandwich which was consumed while listening to the delightful sounds of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful grade 1 listed, 5 star boutique hotel was the venue for my daughter's wedding 2 weeks ago. It was an amazing experience from start to finish. A truly beautiful venue I cannot praise Rhiannon (Events Manager) enough for her cool efficient co-ordination together with her team to ensure the day went to plan. From arrival on the Friday...

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East Mids UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

I doubt there is a better location in York. It is central for everything, with the Minster less than a minute away & the Shambles less than 10 mins. You can see the wall from the bedroom as well. We stayed two nights and had planned to have dinner in the hotel the first night and then eat elsewhere the...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve procrastinated writing this review because Grays Court is a lovely hotel and I never thought I'd be submitting a less-than-stellar account of the place. The public and private rooms are beautiful, the wait staff is very helpful, and the location near-perfect. However, my 4th stay here was marred by a similar “system error with[the] online booking system” to the...

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear that you were disappointed on your visit to us. Please rest assured that the member in staff in question has been pulled up on this matter as I would be just as frustrated as you. With regards to the booking system, we have made the decision to remove ourselves from the majority of external, larger...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Grays Court Hotel when our daughter was graduating at York University. My first impressions was this was a beautiful, well maintained building in lovely grounds, but what was to follow made our stay one of the most pleasurable we have had in York. This period property is stunning inside and ALL of the staff are...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I got married here on Saturday 28th January 2017. It's was absolutely perfect. The events organiser Rhiannon and the rest of the staff were attentive, friendly and accommodating. With little direction they gave is everything we wanted and more. The setting was beautiful, the food was phenomenal and the service was amazing. Our friends and family had...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful historic hotel within earshot of the romantic Minster bells. Hotel was cosy and welcoming, room was warm and inviting. Fabulous Clarins accessories in the bathroom. Staff are friendly and helpful. So enjoyed my birthday weekend here. Would love to return very soon! Thank you to all the staff at the hotel that made this stay so perfect!

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so happy that you chose to spend your birthday weekend with us and that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Helen

Stanley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Grays Court for the weekend attending a family members wedding. Wonderful historic building with so much character. The wedding was beautiful especially in the surroundings of the hotel. The staff were excellent always there to accommodate & made sure we were happy guests. Staff were also fantastic with the children who were young, very active & liked to...

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, and I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon so that you can sample our new menu. Best wishes, Helen

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dating back to 1080, and nestled in the heart of the exclusive Minster Quarter, Grays Court is truly a hidden gem. Luxurious accommodation in a historic house your visit will be unforgetable. Quiet and secluded in almost an acre of grounds, we are a few short minutes from the bustle of the city centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grays Court Hotel

Address: Grays Court Chapter House Street, York YO1 7JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $342 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grays Court Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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