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    The Principal York

    Station Road, York YO24 1AA, England
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$132
          US$133
          US$132
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          Overview
          • Excellent60%
          • Very good24%
          • Average9%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We had a deluxe room facing the gardens, for five nights. The room was outstanding - you could not want for more - except .... on our first night we were kept awake by airconditioning units two floors below us. The concierge and reception staff...More

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          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          Stayed here on May 22nd in room 227. Checking in was quick and very professional. Room was small but had everything you required. The shower was very large. One criticism was the wardrobe which you couldn't hang a coat in because the fridge was below....More

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          Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal York

          Dear wwm2310 Fantastic you will definitely be staying with us again at The Principal and thank you for your review. Warm regards RMansell

          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          We are actually still at the hotel. It is beautiful and the staff very friendly. It's a great location. Nice bar and overall atmosphere. One VERY big caution- we are on the NE(city view) side. Since there is no air conditioning we have the window...More

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          Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal York

          Dear tgturff Thank you for your comments .. our Guest Relations team are available to discuss a possible room move (subject to availability) to avoid any further dissatisfaction if you would like to contact them on 0. I trust you will enjoy the remainder of...More

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          The Principal Hotel provides a wonderfully luxurious place to stay in a beautiful city. The staff are friendly and efficient and the breakfast menu provides a welcome diversion from the usual English Breakfast (also available). The decor is subtley modern and high quality in traditional...More

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          Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal York

          Dear CHILVSA Thank you for your review of The Principal. Please come and visit again soon. Warm regards RMansell

          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          I would just like to say a big thankyou to the guy working in the bar, who went above and beyond!! I was at the hotel attending a fashion show, with my friends and my 2 sons 8 and 14, we went into the bar...More

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          Response from RichardMansellRYH, General Manager at The Principal York

          Dear lucys944 Delighted you were looked after by our amazing team and that you will be returning to experience the hotel again soon. We appreciate your feedback and will share your comments with our team. Warm regards RMansell

          The Grand Hotel & Spa
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$179 - US$423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 Luxury Hotel in York
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 165
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Yorkshire >
          • North Yorkshire >
          • York
          • Also Known As
          • Royal York Hotel Grand Victorian ,
          • Royal York Hotel York
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          Dining (71)
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          Hotel & Grounds (574)
          Bathroom (30)
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          Thikmik
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          greeny1964
          Do they charge for parking ? and if so how much ? Regards Steve
          30 March 2017|
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          Response from JD1882 |
          It's £5 a day, pretty cheap given the location. If you let reception know your registration they will bill you when you leave. I think you can call to reserve a space, we didn't but we saw spaces reserved when we where there.
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          Asa B
          Hi, I am wondering whether you offer free parking at your hotel? Thanks very much in advance. Kind regards, Asa Bengtsson
          29 March 2017|
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          Response from Jenny-Vic | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, apologize for the delay. No, they don't. But I don't remember how much we paid.
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          "Rooms overlooking the gardens and minster are the best."
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          "My room overlooked the station and this was still quiet and peaceful and actually quite a nice rooftop view."
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          "Manage your expectations, this is a period hotel and the rooms may be a little smaller than a motel but they..."
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          "Rooms at the front of the hotel overlooking the gardens and the Minster are probably most in demand."
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