The Principal York

The Principal York

4 stars 

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA, York, United Kingdom

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About The Principal York

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Principal York, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on April 11, 2024.
Located in York, The Principal York provides stylish, 4-star accommodation close to the Bar Convent. It has free Wi-Fi, a bar and is close to York Railway Station.

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Good to Know

Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+44 190 465 3681

Amenities at The Principal York

  • Parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Spa


  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Ironing service
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Garden view
  • Heated pool
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar
  • Sofa
  • Key card access
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Landmark view
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Lowered sink
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Conditioner
  • Pool towels
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Bicycle rental
  • Fitness center


  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Special diet menus (on request)

Reviews for The Principal York

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Principal York, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 6,205 reviews of The Principal York to date. Review data was last updated on April 11, 2024.
GoodBased on 6,205 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Good central location, friendly helpful staff." (in 452 reviews)
  • "Beautiful building, gorgeous room, lovely breakfast!" (in 374 reviews)
  • "Fantastic service, beautiful rooms, tasty breakfast!" (in 337 reviews)
Cons -
  • Urban room very small and dark (in 241 reviews)
  • Room hot and no aircon. (in 235 reviews)
  • No air conditioning in the room (in 39 reviews)

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Photos of The Principal York

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Explore Central York, York

The Principal York is located at Station Road, York, YO24 1AA in the Central York neighborhood of York. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on April 11, 2024.

Most Popular Landmarks

Church of the Holy Trinity0.2 mi
York National Railway Museum0.2 mi
Yorkshire Museum0.3 mi
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York Minster0.5 mi
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FAQs when booking at The Principal York

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Principal York. FAQs were last updated on April 11, 2024.
  • Is The Principal York considered pet-friendly?

    Guests are allowed to bring house pets to The Principal York during their stay.

  • Is there a pool at The Principal York?

    Yes. Many people visiting York look for a hotel with a pool. The Principal York has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

  • How close is The Principal York from the York city center?

    The center of York Railway Station, York, is just 0.1 mi away from the front doors of The Principal York. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Castle Howard, which you can get to from The Principal York using any means of transportation.

  • What is the The Principal York phone number?

    You can reach the front desk of The Principal York at +44 190 465 3681.

  • Does The Principal York have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Principal York has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at The Principal York?

    The Principal York does have a gym on-site. The gym area is only open to hotel guests and the hours and rules can change drastically from hotel to hotel. It is recommended that you contact the front desk with questions.

  • What is the check-out time at The Principal York?

    The Principal York has a normal check-in time of after 3:00 PM, and check-out time of before 11:00 AM.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Principal York, York?

    A good deal at The Principal York right now is between $72 and $184 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Principal York?

    There is an on-site restaurant - contact The Principal York for opening and last order times. They also have a bar service for drinks.

  • Does The Principal York have a laundry service?

    There’s a laundry service at The Principal York that can be used by guests. There is also an ironing board and iron in the accommodation.

  • How far is The Principal York from York Castle?

    The Principal York is about 0.5 mi from York Castle, one of York’s most popular landmarks.

  • Is The Principal York close to Jorvik Viking Centre?

    The distance from The Principal York to Jorvik Viking Centre is 0.5 mi.

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