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Grays Court Hotel

#12 of 45 Hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Broadwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I were staying at The Grand for two nights in a 'super deluxe' room. We had dinner there the first night, it was very ordinary. Having already booked the second night, despite turning up early, the only table available was tucked between the kitchen door and a table with noisy small children. We decided to give it...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My cousin chose to have her wedding here over the Easter weekend and I couldn't help noticing how wonderful every member of staff was. Rhiannon (I hope that's her name!) conducted all of the guests to the ceremony room and throughout the day wonderfully, and when there was a mix up with my starter due to not eating fish the...

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

Thank you so much. It was a complete pleasure to host your cousin's wedding, and I'll be sure to pass your thanks on to Rhiannon and the rest of the team. Best wishes, Helen

houston, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Property is literally just inside the city wall and couldn't have been any closer to the York Minster without staying in it. Complimentary tea in the gardens upon arrival was a very nice touch. Typical room, not very large but perfect nonetheless with bath en suite. Hairdryer, tea/coffee, wifi, wireless printer nearby (nice touch) for guest use and of course...

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

Thank you for your review, and I'm really happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. You'll have to treat yourselves to one of our superior double rooms next time you visit. Best wishes, Helen

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of booking this hotel for two nights. The first night we stayed in the Mortimer room which was lovely with a great view but didn't meet our personal needs of being able to view the TV laying down while in the bed. We advised Nick at the front desk and also Helen the owner who offered...

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review. I'm just glad that we were able to facilitate a room move on your second night, and that you were happy with the Edwards room. Thank you for your excellent comments on the food - I'll be sure to pass your thanks on to the kitchen. And lastly, I hope our dogs were...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights. Wonderful setting virtually in the centre of York. The building and it's gardens and courtyard are magnificent. The staff were a delight and so was the food ( English full cooked breakfasts). I have only one complaint, and it's simply the hotel could be better promoted , I am sure ( and I am one) who would...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We have found advertising a tricky one to be honest - it's so easy to spend a fortune and get very little return - but we have a fabulous Business Development Manager on our team who is working on the right angles....

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful weekend we spent at Grays Court hotel, the proximity to the centre of York is second to none and the hotel was delightful. Steeped in history but with all the modern luxuries. All of the staff were incredibly welcoming and helpful and nothing was every too much bother. Our room, the Somerset, over looked the Minster which...

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

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your time with us, and we hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes, Helen

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved staying in this beautifully renovated manor house. It has beautiful gardens magnificent views and a old world charm that can't be replicated. The only thing amiss was the many fireplaces that are no longer in use.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and I'm so glad that you appreciate the style in which we have restored the house. We too are very sad that the fires aren't in use but we may be able to figure out a way to restore them. Watch this space.. Best wishes, Helen

Surrey, England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights and it was a pleasure to stay there. Fabulous breakfasts in a dining room that overlooks a huge garden that backs to the York Wall. Service was friendly and efficient. The poached eggs in the morning were done just right and I just highly recommend this beautiful hotel. It is very close to the Minster.....

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gran's Court is a charming hotel in the heart of York. The room was fabulous. Even more so the rest of the hotel. The library is one where you could go to forget the hours, the evening would just flow by the bay window and there is never a long way back to the hotel. The hotel is seeped in...

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

Thank you so much for your kind words, and please do visit us again soon. Perhaps a long weekend next time? Best wishes, Helen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here before and decided to come back on one of our UK trips. We booked the Williams Room. The place is amazing and in such a central location that once you arrive you just walk everywhere. The breakfasts are freshly cooked, really good and the waitress Morgan was so polite and friendly. Our room was a little...

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

Thank you for your review. We have noted your comments about the bed in Williams - it may be time to replace the mattress, so thank you for letting us know. I hope to welcome you back soon. 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: Chapter House St, York YO1 7JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $378 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grays Court Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We were non residents”
jlowe115, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Edwards room was stunning but has two levels so if you have trouble climbing stairs to a bathroom please take that into consideration.”
Hindy1, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the Somerset overlooks the Minster”
Conferencegirl50, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you prefer a shower, check first as some only have a bath”
ukbusinesslady, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a bath ensuite, very relaxing.”
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