5 Bits Of Design Inspiration In Our York Hotel

Hotel Indigo York is a luxurious, one-of-a-kind hotel located in the heart of York.  Inspired by the fascinating culture and history of our city, our 103 individually designed guest rooms offer a unique experience. In our first year, we won the York Press People’s Award for our interior design. Now, we’re sharing some of our individual design features and the inspiration behind them.

Bedside Lamp

Bedside Lampshades

Our custom-designed lampshades feature names and professions from a circa 19th-century census of our neighbourhood. Glance back in time and see how people lived 200 years ago.

Room Numbers

Do our room numbers look familiar? They should. Each were specially commissioned by our York hotel to be hand-carved in the style of the stones at York Minster.

Chocolate Room

Themed Chocolate Rooms

The Chocolate Rooms in our York hotel are chock-a-block (mind the pun) of customised design elements. From chocolate-inspired panelling, to lamps made of jelly moulds, this room celebrates York’s confectionery history.

Locally Sourced Fabric & Furniture

We take care to not only celebrate, but support local businesses and makers. That’s why all our fabrics are sourced locally, and all our furniture was designed and crafted in Yorkshire.

Gallery Wall

Gallery Walls

Who doesn’t love a gallery wall? Ours showcase the history and culture of York. Browse black and white photography, historical records and memorabilia from the city of York.

We are proud to be a part of the York community and aim to show this off in our hotel. If you’re after an unforgettable experience, check out our special offers.

Food & Drink in York

Sip on local gin, craft ales, familiar favourites, and creative cocktails at No.88 Walmgate. Pair with one of our delicious Rustic Pizzas.

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We proudly stand in the historic neighbourhood of Walmgate, just a short walk from all the city has to offer.

At one point Walmgate had 20 pubs on the street, today it is a cool mix of independent restaurants, bars and shops and continues to Fossgate – which boasts even more independent shops, delis, bars and restaurants. Walmgate Bar proudly stands at the end of the road. It is the only existing bar in York with a Barbican and forms part of the York City Walls walk.

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York Hotel's Chocolate Story

Discover the history of chocolate, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert at the York’s Chocolate Story.

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