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The Grand Hotel & Spa

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#6 of 46 Hotels in York
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Stayed one night, big room, good service, lovely breakfast, car looked after and was sitting outside the hotel ready for my early departure. The only small observation is that the rooms are a little dull....very unadventurous decoration and no art work in the corridors, which make for a strange, look.

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Spanishcitytown, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well. I’m sorry to hear that the decor in your room was not to your taste, due to...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time here! Rooms are lovely and the staff are very helpful!!! The spa is beautiful and make sure you eat in the restaurant too.. Most amazing meal we have had in a long time!!! It's extremely obvious why they have such a high rating. Made us feel very special

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear RoxRit, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well. It’s wonderful to hear you were able to make the most of our hotel’s facilities by using...

Staindrop, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and and I married in March 2014 and I stayed here the night before our wedding with my maid of honour and the night of our wedding with my husband. If the hotel wasn't so beautiful, and the complaint we had not dealt with very well by the manager the day after our wedding I would have marked...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear KatieEffieBlenkinsop Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your trip to us at the Grand Hotel and Spa in York. I am sorry to hear that your arrival at the hotel was not to our normal standards, I am at a loss to explain what happened as most certainly this is not how we greet...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

My husband booked us the full suite room to celebrate my birthday weekend. From the moment you pull up outside the hotel, you are extremely well looked after by very attentive and very professional staff. The hotel is a pleasure to be in- especially the lounge bars. We had afternoon tea there and it was so delicious! So much variety...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lindbergs_11, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well on your birthday – particularly your Grand Afternoon Tea! It is a very exciting time for us...

Reviewed 12 November 2015

We decided to have a very last minute break overnight on Saturday of last week. Our daughter and her family had stayed here a few weeks ago when visiting from Switzerland and were very impressed, therefore suggesting we also try it out. So many good things about this hotel, great location right in the city centre, valet parking so absolutely...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gstaa, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well. We are exceptionally lucky to be situated in such a beautiful Grade II listed building and we...

Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Had the most fabulous time. Highly recommend for a stay. Had afternoon tea for our wedding breakfast and it was lush. It really is 5*. Lovely staff that cant do enough. We stayed 2 nights in a suite, gorgeous robes and molten brown toiletries along with a proper coffee machine. Bose sound system linked to the bathroom. Stunning hotel. Excellent...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Samantha W, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well on your wedding celebrations. We are exceptionally lucky to be situated in such a beautiful Grade...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had driven up to York from Nottingham and wanted to get out of the rain for a quiet coffee break before exploring. We spotted The Grand and received a warm welcome and were ushered into the quiet bar and lounge, where we had delicious cappuccinos and biscuits. Even though we were not hotel guests, the knowledgeable bellman gave us...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SarahLN1889, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable visit to us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well. We are currently looking forward to a complete redesign of the hotel decor including the restaurant and...

Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Fantastic hotel and spa , amazing room with 2 bathrooms . Breakfast very good with polite staff & superb quality food . The overall stay was excellent but be aware that your car keys are taken and your car is parked around the rear in an NCP Carpark with an added charge of £20. The concierge take your bags and...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pashleywaketeam, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well. I am disappointed to hear that you were made to feel uncomfortable by our concierge – this...

Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The hotel is superb, with a wonderful suite and fantastic service. Hotel has concierge car parking which was £28.50 extra and of course gratuities, which were well earned. The air conditioning was a bit of a nightmare, and very noisy. For some reason 5 star hotels struggle with breakfast, this being better than most, as we at least didn't have...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear glam29, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well on your anniversary. I am disappointed to hear that our breakfast wasn’t up to your standards on...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I must say a well deserved thank you to all the staff at The Grand in York for a wonderful stay. First time at the hotel and all the staff were so very helpful and the experience was great. We very much enjoyed the cocktails from the bar whilst relaxing in the comfy seats! The room was excellent, very spacious...

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Ben_M_Deputy_GM, Manager at The Grand Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Fen1985, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our hotel. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and it’s great to know that we were able to look after you so well on your birthday weekend. Thank you for your constructive criticism – we will be sure to take...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
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Cuisines: European, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With stunning views of the Minster and the city’s ancient walls the Grand Hotel & Spa enjoys an enviable central location as York’s only five star hotel. Built in 1906 as one of the great railway buildings of York, the hotel’s graceful Edwardian architecture is complemented with fine dining and a luxurious spa complex that features an indoor pool and treatment rooms. All 107 guest rooms are individually designed and furnished to an extremely high specification, creating an indulgent yet unpretentious environment for both leisure and business travellers. And private dining facilities, an open air roof garden and elegant function rooms, provide a plethora of unique options for events and meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grand Hotel & Spa

Address: | Station Rise, York YO1 6HT, England (Formerly Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: ₹ 12,031 - ₹ 27,681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grand Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Cedar Court Grand Hotel York
Cedar Court Grand Hotel And Spa
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in York
#3 Family Hotel in York
#3 Romantic Hotel in York
#3 Spa Hotel in York
#3 Luxury Hotel in York
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“Our room didn't have much of a view but it was certainly quiet.”
  • View of York Minster from the city walls opposite the hotel
PieterB63, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was just a classic but good enough for a couple of days.”
_mandy_gail50, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“402 is a fabulous room.”
908RobertM, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Just enjoy the hotel and the beautiful City of York. Try the cocktails, they are superb.”
202DianeN, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We are unable the answer questions on the rooms, we had Afternoon Tea only”
672GinaG, 11 May 2017 | Read review
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