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The Grange Hotel
Ranked #18 of 47 Hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Very elegant and comfortable hotel. Good room, comfortable bed and lovely food.
Did not like the automatic 10% service charge on dinner bill. Food and service was excellent but I would like to tip the staff directly.
I don't understand the previous review, the hotel is less than a ten minute stroll to the Minster which is the start of the city centre and being able to park behind the hotel was a big plus.

Room Tip: Front room was a little noisy from road traffic
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Stayed with my daughter as we were visiting York Uni, which is only a 15 minute walk, as is the centre of York, with all the lovely shops and FAB restaurants. Enjoyed a good nights sleep in a very comfy bed and pillows as good as mine at home, which is VERY rare as both are normally too hard/too soft and the pillows horrible polystyrene things which actually prevent you going to sleep !!!
Breakfast lovely next morning, all staff brilliant, would def stay again

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

This is a lovely hotel but the website blares the fact that it is a city centre boutique hotel. It isn't city centre; it's in a suburb called Clifton. The city centre is one and a half miles away. Not far, I agree, in the scale of things, but I intended on my mid-evening arrival to stroll around the city centre sites by simply walking out of the hotel's front door. Well, there is nothing outside the front door except a busy road heading even further out of town. I hate it when hotels exaggerate but when they lie so totally - aaagh.

Room Tip: If you want a city centre hotel in York, go somewhere else. Somewhere that is actually IN the city...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 10 December 2013

Winter break in York for two nights in November. Regency style luxury, extremely helpful and professional staff. Breakfast was one of the best I have had, a huge choice in an interesting dining room, with very attentive staff. Lovely log fire to settle around in the evening. Will be back.

Room Tip: We had a room on the main road (not my normal preference, but was not aware of the traffic.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

I stayed for 3 days in October with two eight year olds to visit York during half term.

The hotel is beautiful and very comfortable, and the staff are extremely helpful. They arranged two adjoining rooms for our visit which was perfect for us, much better than all trying to cram into a family room as we've dome at other hotels. The staff were also very helpful and knowledgeable about local attractions and how best to get there. Food was very good at breakfast, and it's easy to walk from the hotel into the centre of York and all the great things to see and do in the city.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

I've just spent a night at this hotel on an weekend away with a friend and we had a great time. The room (no. 16 set up as a twin) wasn't huge but very comfortable with everything we could need, including fresh milk in the fridge for tea. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We didn't have dinner there because we wanted to explore York by night but we had a wonderful breakfast. I wanted something that wasn't on the menu and the staff and chef were amazing and got me exactly what I wanted.It's a 10 minute pleasant walk into the city centre. Altogether a lovely place and I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Gilly M
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

This will be our 5th stay here at the Grange and its character, charm and friendly staff never disappoint. The food is excellent, the atmosphere is second to none, the rooms are all beautiful and it is a quick 5 min walk into the centre of town. Don't waste time on other hotels and B & B The Grange is the place to stay.

Room Tip: I have stayed in the four poster rooms, delux rooms and standard rooms, all have been quiet, clean a...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Grange Hotel

Address: 1 Clifton, York YO30 6AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in York
#11 Luxury Hotel in York
#16 Romantic Hotel in York
Price Range: £69 - £169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Grange Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grange Hotel is a beautiful award winning Regency townhouse, located just a few minutes walk away from York Minster and the city center shops and attractions. The AA 2 rosette awarded restaurant, The Ivy Brasserie is situated in the old brick vaulted cellars creating a truly unique experience. Private car parking on - site subject to availability. Deep comfy sofas, real fires in the colder months and fresh flowers throughout the hotel, create a relaxing ambiance. There is a private on site car park which is charged at £10 per night. York Railway Station can be reached in 15 minutes on foot. ... more   less 
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