Great British boltholes: Inside the grand hotel in York that's a rail gem - it's right next to the station and one of the exits even leads straight onto platform 1



This is a hotel with a lot of space – Victorian space, with imposing staircases, double-height ceilings and wide corridors.
Adjacent to York railway station, it’s now part of the Principal group that aims to breathe new life into venerable British hotels.
These days it’s lighter and brighter than its Victorian creators would have planned. Apart from the occasional bit of 19th Century tiling, the only patterns are the original plaster mouldings and panelling.
All the rooms have Yorkshire-themed books. You’ll also find an old-fashioned phone in a modish red colour for room service but, like... read more

 
3 April 2018 in Travel, Views: 38
Source: Daily Mail
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