The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel & Spa 5

The only five star hotel in York, The Grand Hotel & Spa provides exceptional service and a high level of luxury.

Set within the city walls and a short stroll from the centre, this hotel is a convenient base from which to explore York. Rooms and suites are equipped with Molton Brown toiletries, air conditioning and Wi-Fi and the first class amenities include the spa with swimming pool, steam room and sauna, along with the Whisky Lounge, which hosts a tasting on the first Sunday of the month.

Room Types

All Rooms Include

Rooms are spacious and furnished in neutral tones with pops of colour to create a relaxing atmosphere for after your day sight seeing.

Room and Suite standard facilities:
  • Egyptian cotton bed linen
  • King size bed
  • Satellite TV
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Turn down service
  • Bottled water
  • Hairdryer
  • Molton Brown bathroom amenities
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Air-conditioning

Classic Room

Classic Room

  • King size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Classic Room

Executive Room

Executive Room

  • King size bed
  • Most with walk-in shower and marble top bathtub
  • Work desk
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Executive Room

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room

  • King size bed
  • Double vanity unit
  • Walk-in shower
  • Feature windows
  • Open space sitting area
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Deluxe Room

Hotel Location

Description, Services & Facilities

Afternoon tea

Experience the best in luxury at The Grand Hotel & Spa, York’s only five star hotel. Housed in the former headquarters of the North Eastern Railway Company, the building retains its original features adding a touch of elegance, while seamlessly incorporating 21st century facilities. The hotel spa prides itself on providing treatments for everyone, including under 16s and Mums-to-be; for a touch of indulgence opt for a bespoke facial or massage. The main restaurant serves favourites with a refined twist and hosts themed afternoon teas including the Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea Party based on Alice in Wonderland.

Enjoy the following luxury services and facilities at the Grand Hotel & Spa:

  • Full service spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Meeting rooms
  • Event services
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking
  • 24 hour room service


Named after the ‘Railway King’, George Hudson.
Serves modern British cuisine combining the latest techniques and classic flavours.
Afternoon tea served daily between 1 – 5PM.

The Grand Bar
Serves a wide selection of classic, signature, champagne and Martini cocktails.
Offers a range of familiar dishes.
Hosts a DIY Cocktail Kitchen with the in house bartenders.

Whisky Lounge
Stocks over 100 whiskies.
Select from Scottish, American, Welsh, Indian or Japanese whiskeys.
Hosts a Whisky Tasting regularly throughout the year.

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