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Must-Visit Pubs in York

York is well known for its amazing traditional and historical pubs scattered throughout the city. With so much choice on offer, our boutique York hotel has written a definitive guide of our favourite pubs in York:

 

Spread Eagle

If you don’t fancy a walk then live music bar the Spread Eagle is literally on the doorstep of our York hotel. This down to earth pub has established itself as part of York’s live music scene with regular events and DJ nights.

 

The Rose and Crown

Also close to our boutique hotel, this Walmgate pub is a purveyor of famous ales and pie and is the perfect, hearty Yorkshire pub. Enjoy a pint in its cosy interior with traditional décor and indulge in its excellent classic pub food.

 

Ye Olde Starre Inne

This famous pub in the heart of Stonegate has an 18th-century sign spanning across the medieval street in one of the most photographed places in York. Ye Olde Starre Inne is York’s oldest continuously licensed pub and the perfect place to visit if you want to explore a piece of York’s history and experience a charming pub with old world character and tradition.

 

The Guy Fawkes Inn

Just a stone’s throw from top tourist attraction the stunning York Minster, The Guy Fawkes Inn is built on the very spot the conspirator was born. Become a part of history while you enjoy your pint in this Grade II listed building dating back to the 18th century. It’s interior of exposed wooden beams and authentic gas lamps create the ideal ambience for a cosy Sunday afternoon.

 

Rook and Gaskill

Also, just outside of the City Walls, near our Walmgate hotel, is the Rook and Gaskill, an award-winning pub. With an excellent selection of cask ales, craft keg, ciders, wine and spirits, you can’t go wrong! The neighbourhood pub also offers a great selection of food including stone baked pizzas and sharing platters.

 

The Blue Bell

This small, traditional pub is wood-panelled with Edwardian décor housed in a grade II listed building that has remained unaltered since 1903. It’s York’s smallest public house and the first pint was poured here in 1798! Don’t be fooled by its unassuming outside façade, this tiny pub is a real hidden gem.

 

Hotel Indigo York is a 101-room luxury, boutique hotel in York, conveniently located near many of York’s top attractions. For more information call the York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email us.

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Hotel Indigo York Reviews

Sarah,

Lincoln

A lovely hotel within walking distance to the centre of York. Very friendly, helpful staff on reception, bar area and dining room. The rooms were immaculately clean and well presented. The bed was absolutely huge and was extremely comfortable. The hotel has a modern, funky feel to it and was very welcoming. The breakfast was superb . Would definitely stay here again.


John,

Southport

Conveniently positioned within easy walking distance of the city and Minster. This was our third visit so obviously we’re fans. That said although the previous visits were excellent this time the stay was even better. On check in we were given a complimentary upgrade to a superior room as IHG elite members. The room was spacious, clean and well furnished. Large TV with Sky. Massive comfortable bed with high quality bedding. Complimentary snacks with fresh milk and the bonus of a Nespresso coffee machine complete with six “pods”. Decent sized bathroom which was clean and well stocked with quality toiletries. Breakfast on both mornings was excellent. Wide choice of hot and cold items. Plenty of quality juices and smoothies. Service excellent even when busy nothing seems rushed. Very highly recommended.


Christine,

London

Excellent hotel. Rooms very nice and extremely clean and quiet. Friendly staff both at reception and restaurant. Breakfast had fantastic choice. Location was really good lots of nice bars and restaurants just minutes away. Short walk to the Shambles and they offered parking just 2 minutes away for a small daily charge. Would definitely stay again. 5 Stars.


Julie,

Perth, Australia

We have found that it’s the little things that make a huge difference when you’re travelling. They’ve nailed the little things here! You’re always warmly greeted when you pass reception. Comfortable bed, soft towels, immaculate room and free chocolate in the fridge! Breakfast is delicious and finally a coffee I enjoyed. Location is fabulous and parking was easy. Well done to the Team at Hotel Indigo.


Carol,

Norwich

We stayed at the Indigo for my birthday recently. It was very modern with quirky room features. The breakfast was world class - such a great variety of treats, including a good selection of gluten and dairy free food. The staff were very helpful and attentive.


Mark,

Milton Keynes

Stayed for 2 nights, very good quality modern hotel with good sized rooms and breakfast. Cold buffet and hot food freshly cooked to order . Great location within a 5/10 minute walk of York center. Would highly recommend.


Ian,

Bandbury

My partner, daughter and I stayed for 3 nights on a city break in April 2018. The room was great, Sky TV, fresh milk in the complimentary mini fridge, fantastic big bed, really really clean, excellent room service and thick black out curtains. The service was excellent from all the staff at all times - reception staff were helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was also fantastic, so much choice on offer and again, nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is really well located for the city. It was excellent value for money and we would definitely stay there again. Absolutely 10/10 all round.


Brian,

South Ayrshire

This is a nice hotel in a quiet area of York, but still within easy walking distance of the city centre / shambles walls etc. Lovely continental breakfast and a quiet bar area. Ideal if you want a bit of peace in a busy city.


Susan,

London

Stayed one night in this hotel ,was very impressed. A warm welcome on arrival from the receptionist and the room was ready ahead of check in time. The room was lovely, very luxurious with lots of nice touche. Biscuits, chocolate and drinks in fridge. Very close to main town and York Minster. Had a lovely evening meal in the hotel restaurant, very reasonable priced and a nice breakfast in the morning before leaving. Would definitely stay here again.


Poppy,

Letchworth

Lovely hotel close to York centre and near all the main sites. Within 5 minutes walk to the Shambles. Excellent staff and facilities. On arrival complimentary mini treats in room due to it being my Birthday. Complimentary water and chocolate and biscuits in room together with tea making facilities. Made the 2 night stay in York most enjoyable. Would definitely stay there again and recommend.


Dale,

Greater Manchester

We had a very pleasant stay on a Saturday night when visiting York. The hotel is only a few minutes walk from the Shambles and central York area. The staff were all good and friendly with good check in service and also in the bar. The breakfast choice and service was also very good. The room and the hotel was decorated very well. We stay here again if staying in York.

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