With a boutique spa and magnificent gardens, Middlethorpe Hall & Spa offers award-winning food and scenic views. The hotel overlooks York Racecourse, and is just 2 miles from the historic city centre. The elegant bedrooms are decorated with antiques, and many have views of the grounds. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with fluffy robes and free toiletries. Guests can relax in the indoor swimming pool, spa bath, sauna or steam room. There is also a gym in the Victorian summer house, and the grounds feature leafy terraces and fragrant orchards. The grand restaurant features panelled walls and garden views, and guests can enjoy creative British cuisine by candlelight. The menus feature fresh local produce and ingredients from the kitchen garden. Built in 1699, the historic Middlethorpe Hall is now part of the National Trust and all profits are donated to the charity. The hotel is just a 5-minute drive from York Minster, and offers free on-site parking.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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High score for York
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Helen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Mark on ‘meet and greet’ was brilliant. Lovely room and grounds. Great spa facility.
  • Julie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Luxurious, comfortable, great food. Great attentive staff.
  • Gordon
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff, location from town but still felt in the country. The spa facility and pool. Stunning piece of history to stay in.

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Romantic

Facilities of Middlethorpe Hall & Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Luggage storage
    • Fax/photocopying
    • Currency exchange
    • Dry cleaning
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Safety & security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Indoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Shallow end
    • Hammam
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules
    Middlethorpe Hall & Spa takes special requests - add in the next step!

    From 16:00
    Until 11:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children older than 6 years are welcome.

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

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction
    There is no age requirement for check-in
    Pets are not allowed.
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    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please kindly note that advance reservations for the restaurant and the spa are recommended.

    Please note that all rooms are individually designed, and the hotel cannot guarantee allocation of the specific rooms pictured. Spa treatments should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note that children under the age of 6 cannot be accommodated.

    Not all the rooms are accessible by lift, but some are located on the ground floor; Please ensure you do make us aware of any specific requirements when you book to ensure that we allocated the most suitable room for your needs.

    FAQs about Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

    • Middlethorpe Hall & Spa is 2 miles from the centre of York. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Middlethorpe Hall & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Middlethorpe Hall & Spa on this page.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Middlethorpe Hall & Spa offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Fitness centre
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Hammam
      • Swimming Pool

    • Middlethorpe Hall & Spa has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

    • Room options at Middlethorpe Hall & Spa include:

      • Double
      • Single

    • Check-in at Middlethorpe Hall & Spa is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.