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Best Western Monkbar Hotel

  • St Maurices Road
  • York
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO31 7JA


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Family
  • Historic Romantic
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Ensuite rooms including family & four poster accommodation
  • No onsite parking
  • Free Wi-Fi service
  • Pet friendly by arrangement
  • Licensed bar & outdoor seating area
  • Wedding licence

About this Hotel

Welcome to the Best Western Monkbar Hotel in York. Situated just a five minute walk from York Minster, our well appointed hotel offers an excellent base for both business and leisure stays. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Our range of ensuite accommodation includes executive rooms with king-size beds overlooking our courtyard, two fully DDA compliant disabled rooms with allocated parking bays, four poster rooms for romantic breaks and family rooms for up to two adults and four children. All are well equipped with digital TV, tea/ coffee making facilities, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, ironing facilities and a direct dial telephone. There is also a 24 hour room and night porter service.

Other facilities

  • The Cloisters Bar and Restaurant which overlooks the City Walls and Monk Bar
  • The Liberty Bar with extensive bar and lounge menu
  • Large outdoor seating area in the Courtyard
  • Kid's menu in the restaurant, family fun pack and baby sitting service at £10 per hour
  • Quality dog beds, bowls and treats for our four legged guests. We also have information on local dog friendly walks. The nightly charge for dogs is £7.50 per pet


If you are planning an extra special break, hand made truffles, fresh fruit baskets, wine, Prosecco, champagne and seasonal flowers can be provided at an extra charge. You can also request a room upgrade or enjoy a three course dinner in the Cloisters Restaurant. Contact us for further details.


There is no onsite car parking at the hotel. We can provide parking permits which can be used at any council car park in the city. These are charged at £5 per night and allow parking for 26 hours, 8am to 10am the following day. The nearest council car park is two minutes away. Allocated car parking is available for our disabled guests residing in either of our adapted guest rooms.


Take the turning to York off the A64, signposted to Hull and the A1079.
This is the last exit so don’t panic!  Take the left hand lane to York City Centre.
Follow the main road then right into York.  You will arrive at the City walls, at a set of traffic lights and a T-junction.  Get in the right hand lane. 

(a)  With the walls on your left hand side follow that road –places to watch out for will be Waitrose, Homebase, Morrison’s, Kwik Fit, Staples, Majestic Wines.  The walls then disappear and the canal is on the left hand side.
You will come to a large set of traffic lights and you need to be in the centre lane – signposted to Scarborough.  (don’t panic!).  Go straight ahead.  You are now in a one-way system. The City walls will once again be on your left.

You will pass Sainsbury’s supermarket and Foss Bank car park and the Hotel is about 500 yards on the right hand side.  Our drop off point is directly in front of the hotel where a member of staff will greet you.



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