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Grays Court Hotel

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London
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had two nights at this fabulous hotel. It is just stunning. The grounds are lovely the location is perfect but the real treat awaits the chilly traveller as they walk into the warm, inviting reception area. Homely/chic/luxury are just some of the words to describe the interior. Check in was efficient and very personal, w were shown to our room... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Gray's Court knowing very little about the hotel but what a wonderful choice it turned out to be! Nestling between the city walls and the Minster, it was the ideal location from which to visit the tourist venues of central York. On arrival we were greeted with delicious home made cakes (the scones were still warm) and a... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fab review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and very much hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed overnight as I was up in York for the first time for a concert. Great location, as York Minster was just around the corner, also close by is the York Theatre Royal. Bit tricky to find at first though. The first thing to rave about is the breakfast. Absolute highlight and their chef deserves an award for perfection.... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I quite agree that we are tricky to find it, but hopefully worth it! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen More 

Cumbria
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to revisit York and have some quality time there. Quality is the watchword on this hotel. It's a family run business and run very well. The greeting is warm and welcoming, the historic building stunning and the furnishing and fittings providing a luxury feel. The food is exquisite and free breakfast a revelation; don't order porridge if you... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. As owner, I'm so proud of what we have accomplished at Grays, and as a mother, I'd like to thank you so much for your comments about my daughters. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen More 

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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I decided to book a "posh" hotel for my French friend and I whilst visiting North Yorkshire after a friend took me here for coffee on a previous trip. I liked it so much and enquired about rooms and the hotel manager, Sarah, graciously offered to show us a couple that were able to be viewed - The Mortimer room,... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and detailed review. I'm so glad that, for the mostpart, you enjoyed your stay. I am sorry that you felt our breakfast staff were not friendly. Please rest assured that this is absolutely not the case - I believe I know which member of staff you refer to, and... More 

Plantation, Florida
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we attended a family wedding here, and loved everything about this wonderful hotel, the location is perfect, the grounds magical, the menu was amazing, and breakfast the next morning was an added treat - the staff were always very accommodating, loved the library, and I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting York.

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding ceremony and celebrations afterwards here. What a wonderful, magical day! No detail was overlooked and everything was perfect from start to finish. The food was fabulous, the staff friendly and welcoming, our bedroom (The Cumberland) stunning and very comfortable. Cannot recimnebd this beautiful place enough!

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! It's so important to us to offer a first-class service, and I'm delighted that we were able to deliver on your happiest of days. We'll see you next year for your anniversary! Best wishes, Helen More 

Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our children had bought my husband and I a voucher for a stay at this wonderful hotel and we were not disappointed. It's location is perfect for a stroll into this historic city and as it's tucked behind the minster very few people know it's there. The staff were great and our room was beautiful - The Aislaby. We were... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and I'll be sure to let our staff know how pleased you were with them. I hope your friend had a lovely birthday, and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen More 

Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

What a treat to stay in this historic hotel. Whilst your digs are impressive the vibe is casual with lots of quiet nooks and crannies to curl up with a book, glass of wine or just someone you love. Devine garden that gives you direct access to the city walls. Good food and charming rooms. So central to every sight... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review. Thank you for taking the time to write, and I'm so happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We agree that we are so lucky to be in such a fantastic location, and I hope you managed to experience plenty of our beautiful city. Best wishes, Helen More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

this is one of the best hotels in York if you are looking for short break the rooms are fantastic the gardens are beautiful to sit out and have afternoon teas the building fits the surroundings looking out of the back onto the gardens surrounded by the old roman walls and at the front the minster although a bit on... More 

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Helen H, Owner at Grays Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Helen More 

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Dating back to 1080, and nestled in the heart of the exclusive Minster Quarter, Grays Court is truly a hidden gem. Luxurious accommodation in a historic house your visit will be unforgetable. Quiet and secluded in almost an acre of grounds, we are a few short minutes from the bustle of the city centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grays Court Hotel

Address: Grays Court Chapter House Street, York YO1 7JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: ₹ 14,776 - ₹ 21,820 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grays Court Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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