Central Hotel in York. A first-class Inn operated by Thwaites Hotels- AA Hotel Group of The Year 2016/2017. Situated in an enviable position right in the centre of the City of York, the Judges Lodging is a Grade I listed Georgian townhouse hotel full of history and character. Reopened in June 2015 following an extensive refurbishment, we are a popular hotel in York for city breaks and weekends away. Known for our characterful rooms, locally sourced food and fantastic range of real ales, gins and whiskey We offer the perfect mix of character and 21st century luxury and elegance.Our atmospheric Cellar Bar is the jewel to our crown with original vaulted ceilings and lots of cosy dining and drinking areas. It is also home to our stunning glass box where you dine and get a feel of the outside inn. During our refurbishment we also created a new Cask Bar hidden away on the first floor, and one of Yorks best kept secrets, and the Medicinal Cabinet which serves a selection of gins and whiskeys. For those rare sunny days we have two sun terraces to enjoy drinks and a bite to eat al fresco- in fact we have one of the biggest beer gardens in York!Food here is simple, yet perfectly executed, with menus inspired by the great local Yorkshire produce around us. Everything is cooked from scratch and sourced from trusted suppliers in the surrounding area. Those joining us for a break in York will enjoy our guest rooms. Each one is unique and fully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay in York. Please do be aware that as a city lives and breathes throughout the day and night we cant promise absolute hush in the wee small hours as in any city location. Although we do our utmost to help with any specific room requests we cant unfortunately guarantee this.By booking directly with us you can take advantage of a 5 per day rate at the Marygate Car Park. Unfortunately, we cant reserve or guarantee you a space, but when you check out just ask for a token and we can add the 5 to your room account. Normal rates are 16 per day.