Overview

The Principal York
Best Designer Vibe

Station Road, York, YO24 1AA, United Kingdom
+44 190 465 3681

AED 502+

Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
Based on 4,871 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 9.0
  • 6.6
  • 6.4

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Stylish hotel
  • Friendly service
  • Train station is close

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    About

    Set amid manicured grounds, this handsomely renovated Victorian hotel is next to the main railway station and within 0.7 km of the National Railway Museum, York Dungeon, and the Gothic York Minster.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Spa
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Steam room
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 4,871 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.3 "83% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
      8.2 "Management was excellent, said 82%."
      8.9 "89% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 8.4 "Vibe was good."
      9.5 "95% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.4 "84% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      8.5 "85% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.3 "93% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      8.4 "84% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.6 "96% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.1 "Business facilities were excellent, according to 91%."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.6 "Food is average."
      6.1 "Only 61% were satisfied with the menu."
      5.5 "55% thought the dining experience was appropriate."
      5.5 "Side dishes were satisfying, according to only 55%."
    • 6.4 "Average cleanliness."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.6 "56% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.9 "Only 69% said the rooms were modern."
      5.7 "57% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.6 "56% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.3 "Value below average."
      4.2 "58% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      2.8 "The price was too high for 72%."
      3.3 "67% said beverages were too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 3,896 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "89% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 71%."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Internet works."
    • 6.4 "Food is average."
      6.0 "Only 60% were satisfied with the menu."
      5.3 "53% thought the dining experience was appropriate."
      5.4 "Side dishes were satisfying, according to only 54%."
    • 6.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the shower was ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      6.9 "Only 69% said the rooms were modern."
      5.9 "59% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
      4.4 "56% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      2.6 "The price was too high for 74%."
      3.3 "67% said beverages were too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 584 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Average cleanliness."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.1 "Food is average."
      6.0 "Only 60% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
      5.0 "50% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.0 "50% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 389 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.5 "Vibe was good."
      9.4 "94% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.3 "83% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the shower was ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.9 "Only 69% said the rooms were modern."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
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    Hotel type
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Stylish hotel"
    "Friendly service"
    "Train station is close"
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