The Grand, York

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The Grand, York is a unique hotel in a unique city. Its rich 100 year history gives it an atmosphere quite unlike anywhere else; luxurious yet cosy, refined yet welcoming. With stunning views of York Minster and the city’s ancient walls The Grand, York stands proudly as the regions only five star hotel.

Enjoying an enviable central location just two minutes’ walk from the railway station, The Grand, York is easily accessible and can be reached by train from London in 1hr 50mins and just 90 minutes from Manchester International Airport.

Originally built in 1906 as a ‘Palace of Business’ for one of the most powerful railway companies in Edwardian England, The Grand, York is now Yorkshire’s most luxurious hotel and meetings and events venue. It was the Golden Age of travel, when no expense was spared in the pursuit of luxury, so it will come as no surprise that The Grand now boasts some of the finest meeting rooms, event spaces and conference facilities in York.

The hotel has just completed a £20M investment programme and offers 207 guestrooms, a variety of function spaces up to 120 delegates, two restaurants and bars, luxury spa and a brand new cookery school available for corporate hire.

Along with the cookery school, The Grand offers a range of offsite team building activities and incentive itineraries, for more information please visit or contact us on 01904 380038.


A York native, Louise is proud of her home city and savours the opportunity to shine a spotlight on its unique heritage, having worked for The Grand, York for 9 years, originally joining as Sales Manager. With a recent significant investment into the property, Louise now heads up the sales team of 11, with a focus on driving residential events, luxury leisure and working with the MICE industry to increase the awareness of York as a first class incentive destination.