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Bar Convent, York
Beautiful walled city full of history Cobbled streets, stunning architecture and a world-famous cathedral - York is a fantastic destination for a hotel break. The Roman city is surrounded by medieval walls which are a popular walk, plus stroll through the historic Shambles, look round the Castle and then pause for a coffee by the beautiful River Ouse. The Good Hotel Guide's selected hotels in York are a combination of the eclectic and the traditional, all with luxury guaranteed. Stay at a hotel originally built to house the clergy of York Minster, a National Trust spa or a Victorian house in a leafy suburb. York is easily reached from all parts of the UK and is just two hours by train from London. Don't miss the Jorvik Viking Centre, a museum which transports you to the days of Vikings, complete with sound and smells. For arts lovers, York has numerous festivals to suit everyone's taste – from real ale to cycling.