The hotel is very central with a lot of bars around and food options.
The room was small but comfortable and they put an effort in the design to make it more attractive.
The big problem was the noise as there is a bar open until late just next to the hotel with live rock music which you can hear even with your window closed. The hotel offer earplugs which was really helpful.
This is a perfect escape, ideally situated and atmospheric - especially the beer garden in the evening with the beautifully lit Minister overlooking you. The Hotel and Staff were excellent and the room was comfortable and spotless. The food is definitely worth trying and you will need the walk around the city walls to walk it off !! We will without question be back and will hopefully be able to stay longer.
Wendi from Blackburn, Lancashire
At the original Porta Principalis into Roman Eboracum stands an old Inn- grafted into the main stone gateway of the ancient …More
We stayed 2 nights and had a comfortable trip in a clean fresh room that looked like it had recently been renovated. Good size bathroom. We had booked a twin bedded room which was overlooked but they soon rectified it to our satisfaction. We had an evening meal in the hotel restaurant and it was quite enjoyable with lovely views of the river.
We arrived early but was allowed to check into room, this was ideal as we needed to get suited n booted for the York races!
No taxis were available when the owner (Irish friendly chap) rang for us, so he then kindly walked us to where we could get a black cab (near the Minster)!!
The room was great however it was a little noisy from traffic and rowdy folk walking home at 4am! Brekky was great.
entered the bar & the first member of staff who could barely speak English had no idea they had rooms upstairs...the door needed shoulder barging to get in the room, the noise from outside went on most of the night, the shower head had to be held by hand above your head...so poor. Still excellent location!
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