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2 Nights at The Principal York Hotel, City of York, UK
Highest Bid:£192.00 GBP By b***g
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Enjoy a 2-night stay for 2 guests in a Superior Double Room at The Principal York Hotel in the City of York, including daily breakfast, one afternoon tea for two and one three-course evening meal for two from the Kitchen Menu in the Refectory Kitchen & Terrace Restaurant, valued at approximately £1,000 GBP*.
Prize stay dates: to be booked in advance and taken Sunday – Thursday only, before 20 December 2017, subject to availability.
The Principal York is a beautifully restored and magnificent grade-II-listed hotel just outside the Roman walls that enclose the heart of one of the country’s most historic cities. The hotel has been sensitively restored by Goddard Littlefair to create a hotel that combines historic architectural detail with all the comforts of the modern day.
Originally The Station Hotel, The Principal York opened on its current site in 1878 and features an impressive Italianate façade of Scarborough brick and Tadcaster stone. Situated adjacent to York station, The Principal York can be accessed straight from the platform as well as by a short driveway to the front of the building. The hotel, once a stopover for Queen Victoria en route to Balmoral Castle, can now be reached in less than two hours by train from London’s King’s Cross Station.
The hotel comprises of a beautiful lobby lounge; reception; several meeting and event spaces as well as a gym and indoor pool. In addition to all of this there is the Garden Room where you can enjoy traditional British afternoon tea whilst looking out across manicured lawns to York Minster; the Chapter House Bar serving local craft beers, spirits and cocktails; and The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace Restaurant where the menu changes weekly as the chefs design new and exciting dishes that reflect local and seasonal produce.
The hotel features 159 bedrooms and suites and the winner will be staying in a 20 – 21 sqm. fully refurbished Superior room designed to offer comfort and luxury with intuitive technology and modern design values. The hotel also offers free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 100MB throughout.
The prize includes bed and breakfast each day plus one three-course evening meal for two and one Afternoon Tea for two that is valid for the winner and their guest. The dinner includes three courses from the Kitchen Menu in the Refectory Kitchen & Terrace Restaurant.
Principal is a collection of city-centre hotels based in landmark buildings in exceptional locations across the United Kingdom.
Terms and Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately £1,000 GBP by The Principal York, Station Road, York, North Yorkshire YO24 1AA, UK – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available and this prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange your own flights / transportation to and from your home to The Principal York, Station Road, York, North Yorkshire YO24 1AA, UK to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken Sunday – Thursday only, before 20 December 2017. The prize includes bed and breakfast on each day plus one three-course evening meal for two and one Afternoon Tea for two that is valid for the winner and their guest. The dinner includes three courses from the Kitchen Menu in the Refectory Kitchen & Terrace Restaurant. All other expenses must be settled with hotel on departure. The winner is responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including any necessary travel. The prize provider reserves the right to cancel or offer an alternative prize to the same value in circumstances arising beyond its reasonable control. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via Paypal within 48 hours of the auction end, otherwise Luxury Travel Diary Ltd. reserves the right to offer the auction item to the next highest bidder with immediate effect.