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Overlooking the spectacular York Minster, this elegant Georgian residence is set in the heart of the historic center of the city, just a short walk from medieval streets lined with modern boutiques.

Situated in the heart of York’s cafe quarter, within easy reach of the city’s many attractions, Galtres Lodge provides the perfect base for your stay with Wi-Fi internet, comfortable rooms and delicious brasserie-style meals.

The friendly and efficient staff aim to offer you the best personal service in order to ensure a memorable and enjoyable stay. Please note that the lodge is now totally non-smoking.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant has been welcoming guests since Aug 19, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of York, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private parking available


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Room Type
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • We are due to visit in two weeks. Will you still be open due to corona virus?
    Hello, Galtres Lodge will remain open unless/until we are told to be otherwise, and so we will still be able to fulfil your booking with us and we loo..
    Answered on 18 March 2020
  • Why do you include parking as a facility when your nearest parking is miles away. This would appear to be false advertising.
    Dear Sir/Madame, The information about facilities is available in the facility bookmark. Let me quote the parking section please "Private parking is ..
    Answered on 17 November 2019
  • Is there parking at your hotel?
    Hello! We are located within the York City Walls on one of the main York streets, Low Petergate, just around the corner from York Minster and because ..
    Answered on 11 November 2019
  • Which room includes the copper bath?
    Hi there! That is our "romantic room" which is listed as "Deluxe Double Room with Bath In The Bedroom" on Booking dot com.
    Answered on 19 October 2020
  • Is parking free and on hotel premises?
    No, we do not have our own car park. We recommend a local Q Park with which we have a discount arrangement. It is approximately a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
    Answered on 3 September 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Forest
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8
Most popular amenities
Private Parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • City view
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs £14.25 per day.
    • Pet bowls
    • Pet basket
    • Baggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Packed lunches
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • 24-hour security
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Polish
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM



    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.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £15 per child, per night
    Crib upon request
    3 - 15 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £15 per child, per night
    16+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    £25 per person, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


    When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo JCB Cash Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    The property offers a 25% discount at Q-Park Shambles, Garden Place, York YO1 7NT, 5 minutes' walk from the hotel. Please contact the property directly for the discount code. Parking must be booked online 24 hours prior to arrival.

    Pets are only allowed by prior arrangement. Please note that an extra charge of GBP 15 per night applies.

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

    FAQs about Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant

    • Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant is 1,150 feet from the center of York.

    • The prices at Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant include:

      • Double
      • Single
      • Twin

    • Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Check-in at Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

      • Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant has 1 restaurant:

        • Forest

      • Guests staying at Galtres Lodge Hotel & Forest Restaurant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Full English/Irish
        • Vegetarian
        • Vegan
        • Gluten-free