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Image for Staycity Aparthotels Paragon Street
4 out of 5
Paragon Street, York, England
Free cancellation
£53/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,676 reviews)

"Stayed for 4 night lovely hotel but our room was cleaned and towels and bedding wasn’t changed during our stay"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Staycity Aparthotels Paragon Street
Image for York Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Tadcaster Road, York, England
Free cancellation
£80/night
29 Aug-30 Aug
4/5Very Good! (1,557 reviews)

"The staff are amazing. The property is jaded and needs some investment to match the amazing staff"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2019

York Marriott Hotel
Image for Novotel York Centre
4 out of 5
Fishergate, York, England
Free cancellation
£74/night
15 Sep-16 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (1,222 reviews)

"It is centrally located, friendly staff, excellent breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Novotel York Centre
Image for The Churchill Hotel
4 out of 5
65 Bootham, York, England
Free cancellation
£73/night
4 Sep-5 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (837 reviews)

"The staff was incredibly kind and helpful. We dropped our luggage off, then went to explore York. The reptionist pointed out spots to visit and pathways to explore which was super helpful. When we returned, the receptionist led us to our room (where our luggage was waiting) and showed us how to operate ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

The Churchill Hotel
Image for Hilton York
4 out of 5
1 Tower Street, York, England
Free cancellation
£81/night
2 Sep-3 Sep
4/5Very Good! (1,486 reviews)

"We booked to stay here through a booking site, the criteria being free wifi, parking & breakfast included. I contacted the hotel the week beforehand to say would it be at all possible to use the parking earlier and wander around York while we waited for our room and was told that this was absolutely ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

Hilton York
Image for Holiday Inn York City Centre
3.5 out of 5
53 Piccadilly, York, England
Free cancellation
£60/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4/5Very Good! (1,430 reviews)

"Great location 5 minutes from the city centre. Family room came with a shower only Only one lift Usual city centre parking issues"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

Holiday Inn York City Centre
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3 out of 5
Toft Green, Yorkshire, York, England
Free cancellation
£67/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,754 reviews)

"The location is excellent, just the parking for us was an issue as I am disabled and you have to use the NCP car park which is a little way away."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Hampton by Hilton York
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4 out of 5
80 East Parade, York, England
£100/night
18 Sep-19 Sep
4.8/5Exceptional! (161 reviews)

"Lovely building in a fantastic part of York. The breakfast was very good with an excellent selection."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

Ascot House
Image for Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel
4 out of 5
Shipton Road, York, England
Free cancellation
£63/night
15 Sep-16 Sep
4/5Very Good! (705 reviews)

"Comfortable, modern, country hotel within a short drive of York centre."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2019

Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel
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3 out of 5
55-57 Skeldergate, York, England
Free cancellation
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4.2/5Excellent! (696 reviews)

"Quiet area yet close to centre. Lovely garden area to sit out. Smart bedroom and super comfortable bed."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Middletons Hotel
Image for Elmbank Hotel & Lodge – part of The Cairn Collection
3 out of 5
The Mount, York, England
Free cancellation
£41/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
3.5/5Good! (1,089 reviews)

"Great hotel and perfect for those visiting York City Centre. The only downside is the lack of parking. That's an issue with a historic property in a historic city though. Staff were fantastic and even gave up their parking spot to us. Really enjoyed the hotel, area and York."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019

Elmbank Hotel & Lodge – part of The Cairn Collection
Image for The Crescent Guest House
3 out of 5
77 Bootham, York, England
Free cancellation
£50/night
3 Sep-4 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (1,055 reviews)

"Walking distance to town centre. Jason and staff were kind and friendly and very helpful on where to go and how to get there. Rooms quaint and quiet - had a good nights sleep."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

The Crescent Guest House
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4 out of 5
Duncombe Place North Yorkshire, York, England
Free cancellation
£81/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (462 reviews)

"Great location by the York Minster and the Shambles. Very nice staff and a large room with a view of the Minster. Great pubs and restaurants within walking distance. Parking has to be handled by valet at a fifteen plus minute distance from the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Dean Court Hotel, BW Premier Collection
Image for The Grand Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
Station Rise, York, England
Free cancellation
£132/night
27 Aug-28 Aug
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,966 reviews)

"The room was very spacious and clean with excellent facilities. The staff could not have been more helpful. We had a problem with one of the spray heads on our shower and the duty manager temporarily fixed it immediately. We were disappointed that the price did not include breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2019

The Grand Hotel & Spa
Image for Manor Farm B&B
3 out of 5
Main Street, Gillamoor, York, England
£65/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (116 reviews)

"Nothing everything was spot on the village was great and the Royal Oak did very good food and drink a bit pricey but good food"…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

Manor Farm B&B
Image for Burton Stone Inn
3.5 out of 5
34 Clifton, York, England
£65/night
17 Sep-18 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (125 reviews)

"Loved our 2 night stay great location with free parking and fantastic choice of breakfast highly recommend it"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Burton Stone Inn
Image for ibis York Centre
3 out of 5
77 The Mount, York, England
Free cancellation
£53/night
15 Sep-16 Sep
3.7/5Good! (1,029 reviews)

"This is the biggest family room we have had the pleasure of staying in. It was very modern decor, spacious and clean. Couldn’t have been happier."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2019

ibis York Centre
Image for Primrose Lodge B&B
3 out of 5
Hull Road, York, England
£95/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.8/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)

"Friendly hosts with good accommodation & a good breakfast. Lots to see & do in York"…"

Reviewed on 2 May 2019

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Where should we stay in York?

The historic destination of York is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The museums, sightseeing tours and festivals are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in York, you might want to consider one of the 141 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Staycity Aparthotels Paragon Street – Offers laundry facilities, free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 4-star apartment.

Novotel York Centre – Features a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

Holiday Inn York City Centre – Offers free WiFi and free cots. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.

Hampton by Hilton York – Features a restaurant, free WiFi and in-room DVD players. The clean rooms and central location make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit York?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to plan when to grab the children and head to York.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: July, March, April and May, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, August, October and September, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in York?

While you and your family are holidaying in York, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Shambles and York Dungeon. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre and Merchant Adventurers' Hall.

York is also well-known for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Festivals
  • Tours
  • Sightseeing

Getting around York

If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from York Station, York Poppleton Station or Hammerton Station. York might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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