Hotel 53 is adjacent to popular attractions such as York Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower. This 100-room, 3-star hotel has conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in York, the hotel is also a short walk from Merchant Adventurers' Hall and York Minster.


This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.


Hotel 53's 100 recently renovated rooms provide sofa beds, coffee makers, and phones. Guests can expect to find LCD TVs and stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and designer toiletries. Desks are also standard.

Property features

Hotel 53 features free WiFi in public areas, 3 meeting rooms, and coffee in a common area. Self parking is available for GBP 10.00 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include free newspapers and a TV in a common area.


  • Steps from York Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 1292 square feet (120 square meters) include meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Limited onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

Hotel 53 is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 2002 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1292 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 120 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The hotel restaurant is closed for dinner service on Saturday and Sunday. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

The sofa bed in the Family Room can accommodate up to 2 children 12 years of age and under (not suitable for adults). For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: GBP 30 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10.75 for adults and GBP 5.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 10.00 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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