Overview

The Principal York
Best Designer Vibe

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

RM 641+

Overall guest ratings

8.9/10 Excellent
Based on 4,950 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 9.1
  • 6.7
  • 6.2

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Stylish hotel
  • 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
    • Child pool
    • Tennis
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • Coffee shop
    • Laundry facilities
    • Spa
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Steam room
    • Wedding services
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    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 4,950 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
      8.2 "Lovely bar service, according to 82%."
      7.5 "Management was excellent, said 75%."
      8.8 "88% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 8.7 "Vibe was good."
      9.6 "96% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.1 "91% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.2 "92% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 8.2 "Amenities are good."
      8.1 "81% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.5 "95% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      9.5 "95% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      8.9 "Business facilities were excellent, according to 89%."
    • 7.7 "Internet works."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.7 "Average cleanliness."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "58% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.9 "69% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.8 "58% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
      3.4 "66% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      3.7 "The price was too high for 63%."
      2.4 "76% said beverages were too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 3,960 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
      7.9 "Management was excellent, said 79%."
      7.9 "Lovely bar service, according to 79%."
      8.6 "86% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 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%."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 7.2 "Internet works."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Average cleanliness."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.3 "Food is average."
      6.0 "Only 60% were satisfied with the menu."
      5.7 "Only 57% said beef and steak dishes were good."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.9 "59% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.9 "69% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.2 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "59% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.3 "Value below average."
      3.4 "66% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      3.0 "The price was too high for 70%."
      2.4 "76% said beverages were too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 594 reviews
    • 9.2 "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."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.6 "Vibe was good."
      9.6 "96% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.1 "91% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.1 "91% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Food is average."
      6.1 "Only 61% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.3 "Only 53% thought the shower was ok."
      5.5 "55% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      5.5 "55% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 49 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 346 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.7 "Vibe was good."
      9.4 "94% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.8 "78% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.3 "93% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% thought the shower was ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
    • 4.5 "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"
    "Train station is close"
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