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YO32 9TE
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A modern hotel near York city centre

Holiday Inn Express York offers convenient access to York city centre, with the A64 and A1237 just a minute's drive away. Guests benefit from free on-site parking, and can catch a park-and-ride bus just a mile away, to avoid the hastle of parking in the city.

York station is only a 12 minutes' drive away and has direct trains to London, Leeds and Scotland, making the hotel easy to access no matter where you’re travelling from.

If you’re looking for an affordable hotel near York city centre, Holiday Inn Express York is the perfect choice and an excellent base from which to explore all that the city has to offer. There’s plenty of fun things to do in York, and the city centre is just 2.5 miles away from the hotel.

If its adventures in the great outdoors you seek, North York Moors National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park are both easily accessible from Holiday Inn Express York. Spend a day taking in the beautiful scenery and breathing in that fresh country air.

Yorkshire Dales

Those who love to shop are well catered for in York.

Monks Cross Shopping Park and Vangarde Shopping Park are both under a mile away and here you’ll find many of your high-street favourites.

If it’s designer names and discounts you’re looking for, McArthurGlen York Designer Outlet is just 4.5 miles away. Home to 120 of your favourite designer brands and offering up to 60% off all year round, you’ll surely find a bargain.

Venture into York city centre for more shopping where you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Stroll down Parliament Street or Coney Street to find the likes of Zara, H&M and Mango or take a trip to Stonegate and browse the many gift shops, antique stores or jewellers.

No visit to York is complete without a visit to the charming cobbled streets of the Shambles, one of the best preserved medieval shopping streets in Europe and home to many intriguing boutiques.

York Bar Walls

Cliffords Tower

Hotels in York, City Centre

York Shopping

York is home to many attractions that will entertain and delight the whole family. Visit the National Railway Museum where you can see locomotives from the past 300 years and over a million wonderful objects to marvel at.

Take a trip to The York Dungeon and enjoy a 75-minute journey into over 2000 years of York’s horrible history, with theatrical actors and amazing special effects offering a unique walkthrough experience.

York Minster is York’s world-class cathedral; with medieval stained glass and impressive stone masterpieces, it’s well worth a visit. Climb the 275 steps up the Central Tower to experience the best panoramic views of York from the highest point in the city.

The Jorvik Viking Centre reopened in April 2017 following a multi-million-pound improvement and is a great day for the whole family. Embark on a fascinating day of discovery with an updated ride experience and refreshed, state of the art galleries, displaying a unique collection of Viking artefacts.

York is the UK home of chocolate so head over to York’s Chocolate Story to discover the history behind some of the greatest names in chocolate, including Rowntrees and Terry’s. You can unwrap the secrets of chocolate making and even learn the art of the chocolatier yourself. Enjoy a fully guided tour and three floors of interactive exploration.

For an affordable hotel near York Racecourse, Holiday Inn Express York is an excellent choice. You won’t just find racing here either, this venue is home to everything from Wedding Fairs to Model Railways Shows to Beer & Cider Festivals, and is less than a 20-minute drive from the hotel.

York Races

York minster

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