This 4-star hotel is in quiet gardens, next to York Train Station and looking out over York Minster. It has stylish rooms and a sauna, steam room and heated indoor pool. The modern rooms with private bathrooms have TVs, tea/coffee, suit presses and work desks. Each room has a shower and a hairdryer. The Royal York's modern health and fitness club has a spa and a well-equipped gym. The stylish Tempus Restaurant and Tempus Bar serve modern British food and international dishes. The Royal York Hotel is less than half a mile from the shops and attractions of the center of the city. York Racecourse is a 5-minute drive away.