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YHA Helmsley - Hostel
4 out of 5
Carlton Lane, Helmsley, York, England
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0.17 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"It was just what was needed and the host went above and beyond. Thankyou."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

YHA Helmsley - Hostel
The Royal Oak Hotel
3 out of 5
15 Market Place, Helmsley, York, England
The price is £90 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
0.14 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (54 reviews)
Delightful

"Booked here because it was dog-friendly and convenient for an event I was attending nearby. The Royal Oak massively exceeded my expectations with a comfortable room which was immaculately clean, friendly and helpful staff, and a really great breakfast. even had a great view of Helmsley Castle from ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

The Royal Oak Hotel
Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa
4 out of 5
High Street, Helmsley, York, England
The price is £120 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
0.23 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (170 reviews)

"Peaceful location for a restful break . Friendly staff and really comfortable luxurious rooms . Breakfasts out of this world ."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa
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Best Western Forest & Vale Hotel
3 out of 5
Malton Road, Pickering, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £108 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
11.41 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (113 reviews)
Forest and Vale

"The staff were very friendly and eager to please. A few hiccups with the room which were quickly dealt with. We had an excellent meal and the vegans in our party were well catered for. Overall, very happy with the cleanliness of the hotel. The hotel is in a great location to explore the charming ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

Best Western Forest & Vale Hotel
Helmsley Garden Cottage & Railway Carriage
3 out of 5
1 Bondgate, Helmsley, York, England
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0.11 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
Elegante y acogedor

"Todo ha estado muy bien!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

Helmsley Garden Cottage & Railway Carriage
The Fauconberg Arms
4 out of 5
Thirsk Bank, York, England
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The price is £65 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
6.46 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (153 reviews)

"Stayed in a hut with a log burner. We had an outside shower which could have been warmer and have had a light but it was certainly refreshing and a unique experience. Our dog also had a wonderful stay... Hope to return!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

The Fauconberg Arms
Allerton Court Hotel
3 out of 5
Darlington Road, Northallerton, England
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The price is £54 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
17 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (221 reviews)
nice place.

"the hotel and staff were lovely The room had dirty plates in the draws and dirty handkerchief’s and wrappers in the draws too and the shower was the worst I’ve ever come across there was hardly and flow of water it took almost half a hour to get showered ."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Allerton Court Hotel
The Black Swan at Helmsley
4 out of 5
Market Place, Helmsley, York, England
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The price is £119 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
0.13 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (124 reviews)

"We had a very enjoyable stay."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

The Black Swan at Helmsley
The Talbot Hotel
4 out of 5
Yorkersgate, Malton, England
The price is £54 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
12.96 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (219 reviews)
quality

"The hotel is styled and decorated beautifully and all furnishings re high quality. The room was spacious but housekeeping was poor with dusty areas and rubbish and packaging left in the wardrobe from a previous guest. Consider true current Codvid climate where Business will be greatly reduced, the ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

The Talbot Hotel
The Buck Hotel
3 out of 5
Chestnut Avenue, Pickering, England
The price is £88 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
13.64 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)

"not what was promised as in the pictures that were posted."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

The Buck Hotel
The Black a Moor Inn
3.5 out of 5
Boroughbridge Road, Ripon, England
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The price is £80 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
19.14 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (232 reviews)

"staff friendly and very approachable and attentive. Lounge and bar and restaurant decorated nicely modern and cosy and food delicious. However bedroom disappointing not ones as appear on expedia pictures. Were expecting a bright modern room and spacious.Room 3 was very dark and cramped and in need ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

The Black a Moor Inn
Castle View
3.5 out of 5
1 Elmslac Road York, York, England
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0.2 mi from city centre
Castle View
The Feathers Hotel
4 out of 5
Market Place, Helmsley, York, England
The price is £78 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
0.07 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (183 reviews)

"Friendly staff, excellent food, comfortable rooms... would recommend to anyone wanting to experience a stay in North Yorkshire."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

The Feathers Hotel
Coronation Cottage
3.5 out of 5
14 Bridge Street York, York, England
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0.11 mi from city centre
Coronation Cottage
Christmas in Helmsley
44 Bondgate, York, ENG
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0.08 mi from city centre
Christmas in Helmsley
Cherry Tree House - Four Bedroom House, Sleeps 8
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0.09 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Ticks All The Boxes

"Second time we have stayed here. Beautiful house. Great location. Owner, Harry, very friendly and helpful. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2020

Cherry Tree House - Four Bedroom House, Sleeps 8
8 Pottergate Mews, Helmsley
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0.06 mi from city centre
8 Pottergate Mews, Helmsley
44 Elmslac Road, Helmsley
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0.27 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Relaxing Christmas

"Excellent location. Pictures don’t do it justice. Could have been a little cleaner in some areas. Despite that would definitely go again"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

44 Elmslac Road, Helmsley
Spacious House 3 Ensuite Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Centre of Helmsley, Pet Friendly,
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0.2 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Great location!

"Nice cottage in a great location. Communication with Amanda was seamless. We had a lovely stay in this very clean cottage."…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2020

Spacious House 3 Ensuite Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Centre of Helmsley, Pet Friendly,
Ivy Cottage, Helmsley
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0.24 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Lovely cottage in an excellent location

"Lovely calm and relaxing cottage which is very well equipped, in an excellent location just a few minutes walk from the centre of the village. Only thing I would change would be to swap out the double for a king as there is room in the master bedroom."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Ivy Cottage, Helmsley
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Visiting Helmsley

Travellers give high marks for the top-notch restaurants in Helmsley, which is also known for its spas. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. Top sights around the area include Yorkshire Moors, Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo and Castle Howard.

  • There are 15 hotels and other accommodation options in Helmsley
  • The closest major airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), 23.8 mi (38.2 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), 35.7 mi (57.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Helmsley

Notable city landmarks like Duncombe Park and Helmsley Castle might be worth a visit. The picturesque setting of Yorkshire Moors and Hemsley Walled Garden exemplify the city's natural beauty. Additionally, you might want to add Helmsley Arts Centre to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 15 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Helmsley. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Feathers Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its proximity to shopping and comfortable rooms.
  • Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa - Our customers like the pool and quiet location at this hotel. With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.
  • The Royal Oak Hotel - This 3-star inn features free breakfast, free WiFi and a library. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, 10.4 mi/16.8 km from the heart of the city, and Castle Howard, which is 10.6 mi (17 km) away.

Dressing for Helmsley

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 21°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 15°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • About 19 millimetres of rain falls on Helmsley each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 20°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 2°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Helmsley?
The Feathers Hotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star inn offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Another favourite option for your trip based on traveller reviews is The Royal Oak Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Helmsley, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Helmsley.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Helmsley?
Based on reviews, Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Helmsley?
The Black Swan at Helmsley is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Helmsley?
The Feathers Hotel is a top dog-friendly inn, and offers 2 restaurants along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include The Royal Oak Hotel and The Black Swan at Helmsley.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Helmsley?
Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best accommodation in Helmsley to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Spacious House 3 ensuite bedrooms, sleeps 6, Centre of Helmsley, Pet friendly, is a top historic holiday home bookable on Expedia and it features an outdoor pool. If you’re interested in local history, another option for your trip is The Black Swan at Helmsley. Also, Duncombe Park and Helmsley Castle are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Helmsley?
Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa: 4-star hotel, 3-minute walk from North York Moors National Park. Offers a full-service spa, an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Another choice that features an on-site pool is Spacious House 3 ensuite bedrooms, sleeps 6, Centre of Helmsley, Pet friendly,.

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