About Novotel York Centre

On the banks of the River Foss, this contemporary redbrick hotel is a 9-minute walk from York Castle Museum and 1.5 miles from the National Railway Museum. 

The relaxed rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, sofabeds and desks, as well as laptop-sized safes, minifridges and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add iPod docks and Nespresso machines.

The property has an international restaurant with terrace seating, as well as a casual bar. There's also an indoor heated pool and meeting rooms, plus a children's playground. Parking and babysitting services are available (both for a fee).

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 124 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required
  • Government-issued photo ID required


Swimming PoolBarFree WifiMeeting RoomRestaurantLaundry ServiceBreakfast (Additional Cost)24-Hour Check-InLuggage StorageLiftDaily HousekeepingConference SpaceBedside PhoneRefrigerator


Site Access

  • There is a drop off point in front of the entrance
  • Private accessible parking available
  • Arranged parking not available
  • There is level access to main entrance
  • There is not ramped access
  • There are no steps to the entrance
  • There are no handrails on the steps
  • There is an automatic entrance door
  • It is step free from the entrance to the reception desk
  • Wheelchair accessible toilet available from street
  • Wheelchair accessible lift available
  • Lifts service all floors
  • There is step free access to the restaurant
  • There are 4 or more accessible parking spaces

Bedroom Access

  • There are accessible rooms within 10 metres of the lift
  • The doorway is more than 850mm wide
  • Bedroom doors are opened with a lever handle
  • There are lowered light switches located near the door
  • There is sufficient space around the bed and between the bed & the wall. It is free of furniture
  • There is an emergency pull cord next to the bed
  • There is a phone within reach of the bed
  • Adjoining rooms for carers available
  • There is a raised toilet
  • There is not a roll-in shower
  • There is bathroom with a lowered bath
  • There is level access to the lift to the rooms
  • There are grab rails on both sides of the toilet
  • There is sufficent space to manoeuvre a wheelchair next to the toilet
  • The bathroom door is opened using a lever handle

Hearing & BSL

  • Vibrating pillows are available
  • There are no staff proficient in sign language
  • There is an induction loop at reception

Sight Assistance

  • Assistance dogs are welcome


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