For a unique, memorable stay in York, try the Bar Convent.

We're proud to offer peace, quiet and friendly service in our magnificent heritage surroundings. We offer fabulous cooked and continental breakfasts - awarded a Visit England Breakfast Award in 2019.

Our modern, comfortable guest rooms are mainly ensuite. For those on a budget, we also provide affordable rooms with shared facilities.

The location of the Bar Convent is second to none: just around the corner from York Railway Station and right next to an entrance to York's historic walls, with an easy ten minute walk into the city centre.

Whether you're visiting York for business or pleasure, we promise a comfortable and enjoyable stay with a welcome you'll want to return to.

You can either Book Online, read our Accommodation FAQ or call us on 01904 643 238 for more details.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not take bookings from stag or hen parties or similar.

  • Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award (2019)
  • Visit England Breakfast Award (2019)
  • Visit England Silver Star Award (2019)
  • Finalist for Best B&B in York: The People's Choice (Visit York Tourism Awards 2017)
  • Featured in the Good Hotel Guide

** Monday 16th May – Friday 15th July 2022 **
Essential building work is being progressed in an isolated area of the Centre by a small considerate team. Noise controls are in place from 4pm until 10am each day. This is not expected to cause any major disturbance. We apologise for any minor inconvenience caused during this necessary work. Please ask to speak to James Foster (General Manager) if he can be of any further assistance.


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Superior Rooms Available
Enjoy our award-winning breakfast as part of your stay
Superior Double Room in our guest house
Standard Double Room in our guest house