Top 5 Hotels with Parking in York

If you are visiting York either for a romantic getaway or a business trip, finding a hotel that has car parking included can take some of the stress away when planning your visit.

The last thing you want to be doing when you arrive in York for your break is looking for suitable car parking – you will want to arrive, unpack and unwind.

There are plenty of hotels in York that have car parking included.

Hotels in York with Parking

  1. Holiday Inn, York
  2. Marriott, York
  3. Holiday Inn Express, York
  4. Barbican House, York
  5. The Crescent Guest House, York

York is one of the most popular cities with tourists from the UK and overseas so whilst there is hundreds of hotels, B&B’s and guest houses to choose from in York, parking can often be difficult and indeed expensive due to the regulations and restrictions the city has.

We have found five hotels that have either on-site or off-site parking included in the price of your booking, so you can have a stress free stay in this historic city.

5. The Crescent Guest House, Bootham, York

The Crescent Guest House Bootham

Built in 1770, the Crescent Guest House is located just a stones throw away from the City Walls, the Art Gallery and the Museum Gardens as well as the famous York Minster, with just a 5 minute walk into the city centre. It’s a family owned B&B that offers a personable experience.

There’s a wide range of room options available, including Double, Twin, Single and Family depending on your own circumstances.

Each room has an en-suite bathroom as well as all the amenities you could want, including hairdryer, TV with Freeview and tea/coffee tray.

Within the price of your booking, you will also get a full English breakfast included which is ideal if you are spending a full day exploring York.

Parking: Off site parking is available on the adjacent streets. You will need to request a parking permit.

Facilities: Free WiFi, Free breakfast

Time to York City Centre: 5 minute walk

Average Price Per Night: £85

4. Barbican House, York

Barbican House Hotel

Barbican House is located just a stones throw away from some of York’s most popular visitor attractions as well as The Barbican which hosts concerts, comedy shows and sporting events.

The hotel is made up of just 7 rooms and you’ll find a variety of refreshments in your room including a range of teas, cappuccinos, hot chocolates and biscuits. You’ll also find the standard amenities such as hairdryer and kettle.

The hotel is in a much quieter area than the city centre, with the city walls on your doorstep, so perfect for an early morning or an evening stroll. Accessing the Barbican House hotel from the A64 is simple and quick.

Parking: Parking is free on site, although this is limited. There is free parking available on nearby Heslington Road.

Facilities: Free WiFi

Time to York City Centre: 10 minute walk

Average Price Per Night: £106

3. Holiday Inn Express, York

Holiday Inn Express York

Located within easy access of the A64 and the outer ring road (A1237), Holiday Inn Express is the perfect option for those who want to visit the York area, but also drive out to other towns in the North Yorkshire Moors.

You’re located next to Toby Carvery so always have access to food even if you arrive late and Monks Cross Shopping Centre is around 2 minutes drive away. Here you’ll find high street names such as Primark, River Island, New Look, Boots and Schuh.

The hotel is also pet friendly should you want to bring your dog with you during your stay, although there is an additional £15 charge per night.

Parking: There is plenty of free on-site parking available.

Facilities: Free WiFi, Laundry, Free Breakfast

Time to York City Centre: 15 minute drive/ 15 minute bus journey (Park & Ride)

Average Price Per Night: £179

2. York Marriott, York

York Marriott Hotel

York Marriott is conveniently located just a 5 minutes drive from York City Centre and around a 30 minute walk.

The hotel itself is very well equipped for a weekend away, with spa facilities and an on site gym as well as business meeting areas. There’s 149 rooms across 4 floors and each room has tea/coffee making facilities. The rooms have standard amenities such as hair dryer, colour TV and a safe to keep your belongings out of sight.

There’s a wide range of recreation facilities such as a sauna, swimming pool and a beauty centre all on site.

York Marriott Hotel is also located just a stones throw away from York Racecourse so ideal if you’re visiting the Races for the day.

Parking: There is plenty of free on-site parking available.

Facilities: Free WiFi, Spa, Hot Tub, Laundry, Gym

Time to York City Centre: 8-10 minute drive/ 30 minute walk

Average Price Per Night: £240

1. Holiday Inn, York

Holiday Inn York

The Holiday Inn is located within easy access of the city centre, around a 10 minute drive or bus journey from the main shopping area and where the local attractions are.

Conveniently located on Tadcaster road near York Racecourse, the Holiday Inn is accessible from the A64 without having to drive into the city centre itself. It is the ideal option for those visiting York Races as the Holiday Inn is within walking distance of the Knavesmire itself.

There’s a wide range of room types to choose from, including standard, family, executive and pet friendly rooms. The pet friendly rooms cost an additional £10 per night, per pet.

All rooms come with tea & coffee making facilities and there’s 24 hour room service available too.

Parking: There is plenty of free on-site parking available.

Facilities: Free WiFi, Laundry, Air Conditioning

Time to York City Centre: 8-10 minute drive/ 30 minute walk

Average Price Per Night: £281

Cheap Car Parking in York

If you are staying in a hotel that does not have on-site car parking, you might be looking for a cheap parking option in York.

We looked at local car parks and priced up a booking from Friday evening through to Sunday evening – perfect for a weekend break.

The cheapest car park in York is Morrisons Car Park on Foss Islands Road, which you can book even if you are not a customer using the store – but it must be pre-booked, you cannot just turn up.

You can book this car park for just £9.90 (Friday 5pm – Sunday 5pm), so it’s a great option for commuters or those visiting York for the full day.

About York

York has over 8 million visitors annually and if you’ve visited before, you’ll see why.

With the historic charm and stunning architecture, York draws in the masses who want to get a better picture of England’s past and how it helped shaped the society we live in today. A lot of York has been preserved so you can get a good idea of how life was in Roman times.

It is though that a staggering 55% of visitors to York visit by car, meaning there can often be a shortage of car parking spaces close to the city centre. If you’re visiting this historic city, make sure you know where you can and can’t park before you set off.

What’s around York to visit by car?

If you’re visiting York by car, you’ll likely want to get out and explore the local area a bit more. There’s plenty of things to see and do within an hours drive of York, whether you are looking for something that offers spectacular scenery or you would prefer to indulge in a little retail therapy.

Visiting the North Yorkshire Moors National Park

The North Yorkshire Moors span over 550 square miles of rugged landscape with some chocolate box villages dotted around. Goathland is not only the filming location for Heartbeat, it’s also home to one of the most photographed stations on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway route.

You also have Helmsley, a small market town with a stream that runs through past the host of cafes and independent shops. Thornton le Dale is very much a chocolate box village, also with a picturesque stream and plenty of local shops to visit.

Just a short journey out of York, you have Dalby Forest, a place of adventure and a place to reconnect with nature. There’s plenty of walks to enjoy and a visitor centre to stop and have a bite to eat.

Visiting the Yorkshire Coast

If you’re heading out to the coast, you can simply jump on the A64 to access Scarborough and Whitby, or the A166 for Bridlington. There’s also plenty of smaller fishing villages if you’d rather stay away from the hustle and bustle.

You can expect the journey to the coast to take around 1 hour, unless you’re heading up to Saltburn by the Sea, which is more northerly and should take around 90 minutes.

Visiting Harrogate by Car

Harrogate is a small town but has plenty going on. There’s a high street if you want to do a bit of shopping and a wide range of restaurants to sample some of the local delicacies. You can access Harrogate via the A59 off the York Outer Ringroad in the North of the city.

Visiting Leeds by Car

One of the most visited cities in the North of England, Leeds is an incredibly bustling city that has a wide range of shops, restaurants and plenty of attractions.

You can access Leeds via the A64 and heading Westbound towards the A1. The journey should only take around 40 minutes, so it’s worth a visit if you’re in York for a few days.