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Conveniently located opposite York Racecourse, just 2 miles from the City Centre, this elegant Georgian Manor House offers traditional charm, fine dining, a heated indoor pool and free Wi-Fi and parking. Once the home of the famous Rowntree Family, the property has been sympathetically restored and tastefully converted. Now privately owned and still retaining many of its original period features, it cultivates an exquisite atmosphere that is infused with the romantic allure of its historic past. The team of dedicated staff are committed to providing a warm welcome and take pride in offering a personal and friendly service to all their guests. Comfort and relaxation are the cornerstones of their ethos, and whether enjoying a city break with family and friends or staying overnight on business, travellers are sure of a truly memorable stay. The hotel offers 20 rooms from a choice of south-facing modern garden rooms at ground level, or more traditional rooms, situated over three floors within the main building. The garden rooms are light, airy and contemporary in style all with direct access to the garden and the car park. Each is en-suite with a bath and shower, whilst some also benefit from beautiful views over the racecourse. All available rooms come fully equipped with a range of conveniences including free Wi-Fi access, HD flat screen TV, direct dial phone and tea & coffee making facilities. There are a range of room types to choose, from Classic and Superior Doubles &Twins to larger Family options. For optimum relaxation there is a large conservatory in the gardens and a delightful indoor heated pool and spa bath, perfect for unwinding after a long day. The Hotel is also an excellent venue for all kinds of special occasions and celebrations, including Wedding receptions, anniversaries and birthday parties. Convenient and flexible, events can be tailored to suit all kinds of individual requirements. As well as this, it offers two well-equipped meeting rooms, perfect for small conferences or business meetings. The Hotel is located just an 8 minute drive from the A19 and less than 10 minutes from York City Centre. And, with ample free on-site parking, it is both convenient and accessible. York Railway Station is only a brief 5 minute drive away and offers excellent links to the rest of the country. For those flying in, Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster is just over an hour's drive away or there is Leeds Bradford International Airport, only 50 minutes from the Hotel. The Hotel is just a brief distance from the historic city of York and is the perfect for those wishing to make the most of all that the area has to offer. Whether a cultural getaway, romantic break or family holiday, York has it all. Renowned for its stunning architecture and cobbled streets York is also fast developing a flourishing cutting-edge scene. A city of contrasts and exciting discoveries, it is a place where the past and the present collide and the everyday meets the unexpected. Of course, no visit would be complete without having seen the iconic York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. Featuring traces of every age from the Roman occupation of York onwards, it is an architectural marvel and the beating heart of this vibrant City. For an altogether different insight into the City's sprawling history, York Dungeon offers a chilling account of its most notorious characters and gruesome events. Exciting, scary and most importantly fun, it brings the past to life through actor-led shows, spooky ghost tours and all the most horrible moments from the past 2,000 years. The famous Jorvick Viking Centre offers an accurate representation of Viking life including an authentic Viking-age city. Utilising excavated artefacts, cutting edge audio and video displays and a groundbreaking visitor experience, it is as exciting as it is informative and a truly unforgettable day out that the whole family can enjoy. The National Railway Museum tells the story of rail transport in Britain and is home to a fantastic collection of historically significant vehicles. Beyond York, visitors are free to explore the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and coastline with its many historic houses and gardens, national parks, traditional villages, churches, castles and much more besides.