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Safestay York
4 out of 5
Micklegate House, 88-90 Micklegate, York, England
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The price is Rs1,897 per night from 28 Nov to 28 Nov
Located in the heart of York, this hostel is steps away from Micklegate Bar and St. Mary's Church. Bar Convent Museum and All Saints Church are also within 5 ...
4/5 Very Good! (173 reviews)
"On arrival I was welcomed and supported from the moment I walked through the door. Staff treat me well and allowed me to leave my bags. I certainly be returning."

Reviewed on 21 May 2021

Safestay York
Astor York
2 out of 5
124 Holgate Rd, York, England
The price is Rs5,955 per night from 9 Nov to 9 Nov
Located in the heart of York, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Holgate Windmill and Bar Convent Museum. Micklegate Bar and York National Railway Museum ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (44 reviews)
Great place lovely staff
"Great place and lovely staff. Everything was just so relaxed and the staff were really helpful."

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2021

Astor York
YHA York - Hostel
4 out of 5
Water End, Clifton, York, England
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The price is Rs2,660 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
Situated in York, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Homestead Park, St. Olave's Church and St. Mary's Abbey. Yorkshire Museum Gardens and Hospitium are ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (108 reviews)
"Cheap no frills accommodation with free parking and a short walk along the river into the city centre."

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2021

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The Fort Boutique Hostel
2 out of 5
1 Little Stonegate, York, England
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The price is Rs7,978 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
Located in the heart of York, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of York Minster and Shambles. York Dungeon and Merchant Adventurers' Hall are also within ...
4/5 Very Good! (70 reviews)
"The room has a good size and clean enough. The bed was not very comfortable."

Reviewed on 30 May 2021

The Fort Boutique Hostel
University of York, James College
2 out of 5
James College, Newton Way, York, England
Situated in York, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Fulford Golf Club and University of York. Hull Road Park and Kohima Museum are also within 1 mile ...
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University of York, James College
YHA Helmsley - Hostel
4 out of 5
Carlton Lane, Helmsley, York, England
Situated in a national park, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of North York Moors National Park, Cleveland Way and Helmsley Castle. Duncombe Park and Hemsley ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (12 reviews)
"It was just what was needed and the host went above and beyond. Thankyou."

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2019

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YHA Helmsley - Hostel
Pure CityStay The Brickworks
2 out of 5
The Brickworks, Hallfield Road, York, England
Situated in York, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of New School House Gallery, Central Methodist Church and Merchant Taylors' Hall. Monk Bar and Richard ...
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Naburn Station
Station House, York, England
Situated in York, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, York Racecourse and Kohima Museum. Fulford Golf Club and Stillingfleet ...
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Naburn Station
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The Grand, York

The Grand, York

5 out of 5
Station Rise, York, England
The price is Rs15,483 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,161 reviews)
"The location is excellent, the personnel .. all of them are kind, friendly, professional and very very attentive. They made a pleasure out of our stay! I don't have enough words to praise them. THANK YOU"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2021

The Grand, York
Principal York

Principal York

4 out of 5
Station Road, York, England
The price is Rs12,633 per night from 14 Nov to 14 Nov
4.2/5 Very Good! (884 reviews)
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Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Principal York
Malmaison York

Malmaison York

2 ROUGIER STREET, York, England
The price is Rs10,088 per night from 14 Nov to 14 Nov
4.5/5 Wonderful! (41 reviews)
"Fantastic hotel and great location, the party I was with shared the same feedback and rooms are amazing and great night sleep, will always have this as my priority hotel."

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2021

Malmaison York
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in York, one of its 6 hostels could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Low prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in York for good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its historic sites and museums.

When Is the Best Time to Visit York?

The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 11° C and night-time temperatures average 1° C
  • April-June: 20° C is the daytime average and 3° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 21° C and night-time averages are around 8° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 15° C during the day and 2° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 19 inches in a year

What Can I Do in York?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • York Minster
  • Shambles
  • York Dungeon
Natural Features
  • Dean's Park
  • York Museum Gardens
  • Rowntree Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • York Castle Museum
  • York National Railway Museum

Overall, York is known for its:

  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Festivals
  • Bars
  • Tours
  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping

How to Get to York and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), located 32.8 mi (52.8 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at York Station, York Poppleton Station or Hammerton Station.

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