Judges Lodging is a small, elegant Grade I listed Georgian townhouse that overlooks York Minster. It features 2 bars and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

Judges Lodging has luxurious bedrooms with an LCD Freeview TV and toiletries.

A full English breakfast is included in the room rate, and local suppliers are used where possible. The on site restaurant is a modern British bar and grill.

The building is away from the main crowds, yet just a 10-minute walk from York Train Station and a 2-minute walk from Theater Royal.

The famous Betty's Tearooms is just around the corner from Judges Lodging, close to other eating places.

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.

Judge's Lodging has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 6, 2010

Property Highlights

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

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

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


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Room Type
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you do a full English breakfast
    Yes! We have a lovely full English breakfast available :)
    Answered on 1 April 2021
  • I'm visually impaired is it easy to get about
    A large part of York is pedestrianised, but quite old so the are many steps and cobbles
    Answered on 24 July 2020
  • Good afternoon, Can I confirm I can bring my small Well behaved dog.
    We allow dogs in our standard double with courtyard view rooms, with a £10 charge per night. We also allow dogs in the cellar bar, where breakfast is ..
    Answered on 9 December 2021
  • Hi, do you have a honeymoon suite?
    We have the Judges suite which is our best room
    Answered on 24 July 2020
  • Would I be able to have a room decorated for an anniversary?
    Good afternoon, We can add balloons, banners across the bed, flowers, champagne and chocolates to rooms, we just can't attach anything to the walls. I..
    Answered on 29 December 2020
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Amenities of Judge's Lodging
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Room service
  • Private Bathroom
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Baggage storage
  • Room service
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Judge's Lodging takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


From 7:30 AM to 11:00 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Judge's Lodging accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please be aware that some rooms may experience noise disruption. Although the property will do their utmost to help with any specific room requests they can’t unfortunately guarantee this.

Due to the Grade 1 listing of the building, there is no elevator but we can help with luggage.

Please inform Judge's Lodging 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 Judge's Lodging

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

  • Judge's Lodging offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Judge's Lodging is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Guests staying at Judge's Lodging can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

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

    • Judge's Lodging is 1,300 feet from the center of York.

    • Room options at Judge's Lodging include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Suite