A very good hotel which is located not far from the center of York, within walking distance to the city walls. The hotel also has a swimming pool and sauna and is ideal for the leisure traveller. Please note that all areas and rooms are now non-smoking within the hotel.THE HOTEL DOES NOT ACCEPT SINGLE SEX PARTIES OF OVER 4 PEOPLE AND THESE GROUPS WILL BE REFUSED ENTRY AT HOTEL IF THIS POLICY IS NOT ADHERED TO. (KB 03/08) Traditional townhouse building with parking available onsite. This traditional hotel is located on the "Royal Approach", the historical entrance route to medieval York, which is fairly central to the city centre at just a 15 minute walk to the city walls. Directly next to York Racecourse, the hotel also provides easy access to the A64 the main road in and out of York.