How to spend a romantic getaway in York - Hotel Indigo York

How to spend a romantic getaway in York

With Valentine’s Day only a month away, it seems only right for our boutique hotel in York to explore how to spend the most romantic day of the year with the special person in your life. Whether it’s a one-night getaway or a weekend full of lurve, there’s so much to do in the city of York.


Ramble through The Shambles

One of the best-preserved medieval shopping streets in Europe, The Shambles in York is the perfect place for a day date. Mooch around the independent shops, stop for a drink in the quirky coffee shops or simply admire the architecture and little alleyways. Add a little more magic to your day with a trip to the Harry Potter shop, located at the bottom of The Shambles.

The Shambles


York Chocolate Story

What could be more romantic than a chocolate making class with your loved one? At York’s Chocolate Story you can learn the art of the chocolatier, unwrap the secrets of York’s most famous brands, learn to taste chocolate like an expert and best of all…indulge in tasty treats. Our hotel’s Chocolate Package includes two admission tickets to York Chocolate Story.Yorks Chocolate Story


Romantic candlelit dinner

Wine and dine your partner! Spend some much-needed quality time with your loved one and catch up over a delicious meal and bottle of bubbly. Our front of house restaurant, N0.88 Walmgate has an array of tasty dishes, made with the freshest local ingredients, whether you fancy a steak or fish and chips. If wine isn’t your thing, we have a selection of local and international craft beers and ales for you to try. A three-course meal for two at our restaurant is included in our Chocolate Package.​​​​​​​Steak & chips


Kick back, relax and get snug

After a busy day exploring what York has to offer, kick back and relax in our stylish and cosy bedrooms. Whether you fancy a dip in the bath before bed or just want to get snuggled up in front of the TV, our boutique York hotel can accommodate. Each of our rooms are equipped with 40” HD Smart TVs, offering a wide choice of channels so you can catch up on your favourite TV show or watch a film in bed.


Hotel Indigo York Room


Tuck into an award-winning brekkie

After a wonderful evening, wake up in your luxuriously comfortable bed and head down to N0.88 Walmgate for a delicious breakfast. Made from a selection of locally sourced produce, our ‘proper’ and award-winning Yorkshire breakfast will be sure to get your day off to a fantastic start, whether you’re exploring York some more or heading home.


Hotel Indigo York Breakfast

Hotel Indigo York’s Chocolate Package is the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift and includes; two night’s accommodation, a three-course meal, admission to York’s Chocolate Story, a full Yorkshire breakfast and a bottle of Prosecco and chocolates. For more information, call our York hotel on 01904 231 334 or email

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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Hotel Indigo York's Latest Special Offers

Chocolate Package

Sweet dreams are made of this! Enjoy an indulgent stay in York and explore the city’s confectionary history. Snack on a complimentary box of chocolates, and wake up to a full English breakfast.

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