The Grand Hotel & Spa

York, North Yorkshire


Executive room

York Minster

Castle Howard, York

A sophisticated five-star York hotel with luxe spa and gourmet, three AA Rosette-awarded restaurant - breakfast and optional dinner included

As York's very first five-star hotel, The Grand Hotel & Spa certainly pulls out all the stops for those seeking a stay inspired by the golden age of travel. Located just a five-minute walk from the city centre and overlooking the historic city walls, a night at this opulent and timeless abode is nothing if not unforgettable.

As you step inside, you'll discover beautiful Edwardian architecture and sleek, stylish guest rooms replete with modern amenities. An array of sophisticated spaces are on hand whether you're looking to puts your legs up and relax, or indulge in some serious wining and dining: by night you may want to unwind in the hotel's 1906 Bar or Whisky Lounge - that is, once you've sampled refined cuisine at the three AA Rosette-awarded Hudsons, or enjoyed the modern flavours and 'small plate' concept at The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar. A rather tempting array of afternoon tea options is also available, whether you'd prefer the 'Tipsy G&Tea' variant or another featuring blissful spa perks.

Speaking of the spa, it is quite certainly the region’s most enticing. Secluded in the quiet calm of the building’s old vaults, it offers a Nordic dry sauna, aromatic steam room, relaxation lounge, whirlpool, swimming pool with jets and a state-of-the-art gym, as well as a sensational menu of treatments courtesy of top skincare brand, ESPA. This hotel unsurprisingly received a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award, as well as a Certificate of Excellence.

Good to know

Please be aware that spa access and treatments are chargeable.

Hudsons restaurant will be closed during the first two weeks of January 2018.

Excellent for
Spa Sightseeing UK and Ireland Historic Hotel City

We like

  • Sampling a plethora of elegant dishes at the three AA Rosette-awarded Hudsons restaurants
  • Enjoying some time out at the quiet and atmospheric spa, located in the building's old vaults
  • Exploring the pretty cobbled streets of York and visit the Jorvik Viking Centre to discover its fascinating roots
  • Staying at a centrally-located five-star hotel that overlooks the historic city walls

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