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Inn

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Rated from 3 to 5, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, Gold Stars are awarded to the best in Britain and Ireland within their particular banding.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Service
8
Cleanliness
8
Value
7
Food & drink
8
Room
7
Based on 963 reviews

At York’s heart and full of history, a memorable and atmospheric inn

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At a glance

1 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wi-Fi

The Guy Fawkes Inn stands next to York Minster and was the birthplace of the notorious Gunpowder Plotter. The inn offers rooms with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, furnished with antiques and Italian fabrics. Many rooms have views of the city or the courtyard, and bathrooms have luxury toiletries from Aromatherapy Associates. Old or original features include the timber staircase, gas lighting and real log fires. The world-famous Guy Fawkes Ghost Walk leaves every night just around the corner. Dine by candlelight in the restaurant, which serves traditional food from locally-sourced ingredients. The bar stocks a wide range of real ales and a selection of fruit wines.

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Rooms

  • Rooms: 13
  • Family rooms: 1
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year

Food

  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9pm

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Dogs allowed on premises

Children

  • Children welcome

Getting here

A64 onto A1036 signed York & inner ring road. Over bridge into Duncombe Place, right into High Petergate

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Nearest train station

York

Nearest motorway junction

A1(M) junct 44
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