Stay in the heart of York Excellent location – show map

Set in a Georgian town house, Safestay York offers spacious rooms with original features, free WiFi and views across historical York. York Railway Station is 1,000 feet away.

The hostel features wonderful exposed beams, grand fireplaces and hand-carved ceilings.

Safestay York has private bedrooms and bright and airy dormitories, all with personal reading lights and orthopedic mattresses. Private rooms also have air conditioning and a personal safe.

Continental breakfasts are served daily in the dining room, which features elegant chandeliers and banquet tables. There is also a lively bar at the reception, serving bottled beers and ciders.

The property overlooks Micklegate and the city’s medieval walls. York Minster is a 10-minute walk away, and the picturesque Shambles shopping area is just half a mile away.

This is our guests' favorite part of York, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Safestay York has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 30, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of York, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Priory Church of the Holy Trinity
    0 miles
  • City of York Council
    0.1 miles
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
    0.1 miles
  • Bar Convent Museum
    0.2 miles
  • York Guildhall
    0.2 miles
  • Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms
    0.3 miles
  • York Dungeon
    0.3 miles
  • Grand Opera House
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Golden Fleece
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant The York Roast Co
    0.5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Betty's Cafe Tea Rooms
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • York Minster
    0.5 miles
  • Bramham Park
    12.1 miles
Public transit
  • Train York Train Station
    0.2 miles
  • Train York Train Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport
    24 miles
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport
    33.6 miles
  • Humberside Airport
    39.7 miles
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Amenities of Safestay York
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Japanese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Safestay York takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Safestay York accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

This Hostel operates a 30-day maximum stay policy within a 90-day period.

Passport or driver’s license is required for check-in. Student cards are not accepted.

The guest making the booking must be over 18. Under 18s can stay in a private room with a parent or guardian, but cannot be accommodated in shared dormitories.

Bookings of 10 or more people are subject to different policies and additional supplements may apply. Beds in the same dormitory room cannot be guaranteed.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Safestay York of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Safestay York

  • Safestay York is 1,800 feet from the center of York.

  • Safestay York offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Safestay York by:

      • Bus 1h 20min

    • The prices at Safestay York may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at Safestay York is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Guests staying at Safestay York can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet