Pets allowed
Swimming Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Non-smoking rooms
Safety deposit box
Luggage storage

On the banks of the River Foss, Novotel York Centre is situated near the historical city walls and a short river stroll to the centre.

The rooms at the Novotel York Centre are spacious and modern, with an en-suite bathroom and separate toilet. They also feature an LCD TV, a mini fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Gourmet Bar serves a range of international dishes as well as light snacks and afternoon tea.

There is a spacious outdoor terrace area and 24-hour room service for guests to enjoy. Kids can enjoy the heated indoor pool.

The Novotel York Centre is less than 1 miless from York Minster and is a short walk from the shops, business centres and the University of York. York Railway Station is just 1 mile away. York Racecourse is 10 minutes away by car and walkable in 20 minutes. The Barbican and Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre are just a short walk away from the hotel.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Novotel York Centre has been welcoming guests since 1 Aug 2005.
Hotel chain/brand: Novotel

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in York, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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
  • What does the breakfast consist of because my husband is a big fan of sausages and bacon (a full English fry up)
    Our breakfast is a buffet style with both cooked and continental food. We have all the elements of a full English breakfast including sausages, bacon,..
    Answered on 2 January 2020
  • Do you allow pets
    Yes, we love animals and make sure that we are a pet-friendly hotel!
    Answered on 30 November 2019
  • Is the pool open for stays in August?
    Pool is open with a few restrictions including 20 minute time-slots per room per day; maximum numbers in pool and coming in prepared to swim. Pre-boo..
    Answered on 1 August 2020
  • Is there fridges in any of the rooms.
    Yes. There is a mini fridge in every room.
    Answered on 21 October 2022
  • Hi! We are looking at staying for two nights in June and wondered how much parking would be and if there’s a discount if staying more than one night.
    Parking will cost £28 for the 2 nights. You can arrive to park as early as needed; and leave your car after check out time (in case you still have th..
    Answered on 9 February 2021
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Facilities of Novotel York Centre
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 15.0 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal (Temporarily closed)
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish

House rules

Novotel York Centre takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:30 hours


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 16 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Visa Solo Diners Club American Express Novotel York Centre accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The swimming pool is available to use subject to being open. Guests are required to contact the hotel and book a time slot in advance. For your health & safety, we cannot guarantee the pool will always be open during your stay even if you have already booked a time-slot.

Minors under 18 must be accompanied by parents or legal representatives. Third person named by parents must present their written authorization (certified signature).

Please note that the credit card used to book must be presented on arrival. The hotel is fully cashless.

If you are booking a room with children, please include this information in the comment section of your booking.

Please note we will be carrying out roof refurbishment at the Novotel York. This work will commence on 5th September 2022 and is due for completion around March 2023.
The work is expected to be carried out Monday to Friday (excluding Bank holidays and Weekends). Approximate timing is from 09:00 each morning until about 17:00.

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Fri 01 Jul 2022 until Sat 02 Jul 2022

FAQs about Novotel York Centre

  • Room options at Novotel York Centre include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Suite

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

  • Check-in at Novotel York Centre is from 16:30, and check-out is until 11:00.

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

  • Guests staying at Novotel York Centre can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

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

    • Swimming Pool

  • Novotel York Centre is 800 yards from the centre of York.