Where History

Meets Luxury

to Judges Court

Judges Court is a 15 bedroom city centre townhouse tucked away in a secret courtyard, yet only seconds from the heart of York’s shopping district and all its major attractions.

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Stay at Judges Court

This four storey Georgian grade II listed building which once provided judges’ lodgings, now features contemporary design and a nostalgic quality of centuries gone by.

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Bespoke Rooms

Individually designed bedrooms, bespoke furniture, deep Georgian colours, original panelling and polished woods.

Available as a deluxe king, deluxe twin or luxury room with four poster bed.


City Secrets

In every town or city, around a corner or down an alley, is a little secret…

Judges Court is just one hidden gem. We would like to tell you about a few more to be found in the snickleways and side streets of York.

More secrets

  • Ali Mohd - Facebook

    “Such a Wonderful Place, felt like home.
    Amazing building and friendly staff”

  • Rick Lindsay - Facebook

    “Was absolutely amazing! Had a great time and was always greeted by polite nice people who worked there. I can’t wait to return for another visit”

  • Shaun Winder - Facebook

    “We have stayed at a few places in York but this as been the best so far great room great service would recommend” – 5 stars

  • Google Maps Local Guide - "Tea BagBomb"

    Beautiful hotel, conveniently located in the centre of York. The room was beautiful, the staff were friendly and helpful. Hidden in a little courtyard, just off the street. Loved it. – 5/5

  • Becky Cooling - Google Maps

    This is a lovely and quirky hotel, in the centre of York. The hotel has kept so many character features that are absolutely beautiful, alongside the modern decor that allows for a very unique stay – 5/5

  • Julie Booth - Facebook

    We stayed here last night and will definitely be returning! Such a stunning hotel, right in the centre of York. The staff were so welcoming and couldn’t do enough for us. The rooms are amazing and spotlessly clean, the beds are so comfortable too. Highly recommended!! – 5 stars