The 10 Best Dog Friendly Hotels In York For Your Next City Break

Planning your next city break to the historic city of York but don’t want to leave your furry friend at home?

Well, you don’t have to!

Dog Friendly Hotels In York

With a number of charming dog-friendly hotels in the heart of this beautiful city, you can be assured your four-legged family member will also enjoy an unforgettable vacation.

Here, we’ve carefully selected ten of the best dog-friendly hotels in York that offer luxurious amenities, stunning views, and, most importantly, a warm welcome to your beloved pet.

1. The Rose And Crown

Nestled on Lawrence Street, The Rose And Crown is a truly unique establishment.

This delightful, old-world inn welcomes pets with open arms.

Dogs are allowed in specific rooms as well as in the bar area and the garden.

Its location is ideal for walks around the medieval city, and it’s close to both Rowntree Park and the River Ouse, providing plenty of green spaces for your dog to explore.

2. DoubleTree by Hilton York

Located in the heart of York, DoubleTree by Hilton York is an exceptional choice for travelers with pets.

Offering dedicated dog-friendly rooms and close to a variety of outdoor spaces like the Museum Gardens and the city walls, it’s a comfortable and convenient option.

For just £15, you and your pooch can stay at this lovely hotel and enjoy a trip in this historic city.

3. Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

For those looking for a more rustic setting, Middlethorpe Hall & Spa is a magnificent 17th-century country house located just outside the city center.

Set within 20 acres of manicured gardens and parkland, your dog will have plenty of space to explore and play.

Dog-friendly rooms are available in the cottage and garden suites, where your pet can relax in their own cozy dog bed and treats, as well as dog bowls.

There’s actually no additional charge for staying at Midlethorpe Hotel and Spa with your doggy, which we love.

4. The Principal York

Nestled in lush gardens adjacent to York Station, The Principal York offers a perfect blend of modern elegance and classic architecture.

They allow dogs in specific rooms for a surcharge of £30 – be sure to let them know when you’re booking that you’d like to bring your pooch.

With York’s myriad of dog-friendly parks nearby, there’s plenty of adventure just outside your door.

5. No 1 By Guesthouse (Previously The Grange Hotel)

Just a short walk from the city center, The No 1 By Guesthouse, previously known as The Grange Hotel, is a luxurious Regency townhouse that welcomes pets in designated rooms.

They provide comfortable pet beds and bowls, ensuring a cozy stay for your furry friend.

Its location also offers easy access to nearby parks and gardens for enjoyable walks that you’ll both love.

6. Holiday Inn York

Located on the outskirts of the city center and close to York Racecourse, the Holiday Inn York allows dogs in certain rooms.

They understand the importance of pets to their guests and offer a comfortable stay for both you and your furry friend.

And, if you’ve forgotten any of your doggy essentials, chat with the friendly reception staff so they can help you out. They can even advise you of the best local walking routes for you and your dog.

You and your pooch can enjoy a stay at the Holiday Inn York for an extra £15 per dog per night.

With easy access to plenty of scenic walking paths, it’s a perfect choice for dog owners.

7. The Black Swan Hotel

Located in Helmsley on the outskirts of York, The Black Swan Hotel blends antiquity with a modern touch.

Their dog-friendly rooms are spacious, providing a comfortable experience for your pet for an additional cost of just £10.

They have a dog-friendly area of their pub, so you and your pooch can sit back and relax after a busy day with a cold pint (and a sip of water for your doggy).

The hotel is surrounded by the picturesque North York Moors, offering your furry friend countless scenic routes to explore.

8. Dean Court Hotel

Opposite the majestic York Minster, Dean Court Hotel offers prime views of one of the UK’s most celebrated landmarks.

Dogs are allowed in specific rooms for £10 per night, and a pet-friendly welcome pack greets them on arrival, complete with doggy bowls, lip-smacking treats, and a copy of their a la carte dog menu.

Take a stroll in the nearby Museum Gardens, a tranquil green space that both you and your pet will adore.

9. The Judge’s Lodging

Housed in an authentic Georgian townhouse (which is Grade I listed), The Judge’s Lodging prides itself on its historical charm.

Pets are allowed in allocated rooms to give you both a sniff of history – just call ahead to discuss your needs and options.

The central location of the hotel offers convenient, easy access to beautiful walking spots, such as the York City walls and riverside.

10. Novotel York Centre

Offering a sleek and contemporary atmosphere, Novotel York Centre allows dogs in allocated rooms.

With a grassy backyard and proximity to the River Ouse, your dog will have plenty of outdoor space to let off steam.

We’d recommend checking with staff where you and your pooch are allowed to spend time together in the hotel so that you can plan your evenings after a long day of exploring.

In Summary

Choosing a pet-friendly hotel in York doesn’t mean you need to compromise on luxury or comfort.

With these dog-friendly hotels, you can rest assured that your furry best friend will be treated with the same level of hospitality and warmth as you are.

Personally, we love Middlethorpe Hall & Spa and The Black Swan Hotel for a relaxing stay with four-legged friends, but all of the hotels on the list are super welcoming for you and your best friend.

The Judge’s Lodging is definitely worth checking out if you love history.

So pack your bags (and your pet’s), and get ready to explore the charming, cobbled streets of York!

Remember, each hotel has its own pet policy, so it’s recommended to contact them directly for specific details ahead of booking your stay.

After all, your city break should be relaxing and enjoyable for every member of the family – two-legged and four-legged alike!

Ready for another trip? We’ve pulled together the best dog friendly hotels in Northumberland here.

Alex Kallen

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