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 center of the city. 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 bathtub, 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 panel 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 in particular 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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Guest reviews


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High score for York
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  • Tristan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was just sublime. Beautiful, yet comfortable & livable. Service excellent (special thanks to Laura) and the grounds are spectacular. So close to everything in York to drive or taxi. We felt very pampered.
  • K
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very peaceful and quiet. Enjoyed walking in the gardens. Great food.
  • Ian
    The accommodation, the delicious dinners and breakfasts, and the service provided by every member of staff who attended to us was unparalleled. Our stay at Middlethorpe was truly exceptional, from greeting to departure. Thank you Mike, Liam and...

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Romantic

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

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Baggage storage
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Currency exchange
    • Dry cleaning
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Indoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Shallow end
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Middlethorpe Hall & Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM


    Until 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 not allowed.

    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 Middlethorpe Hall & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    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.

    Please note that dinner is served in the restaurant from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, Wednesdays to Sundays only.

    FAQs about Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

    • Check-in at Middlethorpe Hall & Spa is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

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

      • Spa
      • Fitness center
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Turkish/Steam Bath
      • Swimming pool

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

    • Room options at Middlethorpe Hall & Spa include:

      • Double
      • Single
      • Suite

    • Middlethorpe Hall & Spa has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

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

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