Hotels in York reflect the city’s own diversity: a mixture of history and modernity sitting side by side. You have a choice of quaint guesthouses, old manor houses and spas, as well as contemporary and luxurious hotels. In addition to the extensive choice of places to stay in York, there’s plenty of interesting things to see and do. Tour the Gothic nave and quire of York Minster Cathedral or explore Hazlewood Castle, one of the oldest fortified houses in the region. York’s history is fascinating and wide-ranging: taken over by Vikings in the late 800s, the city is also dotted with ruins of Roman walls and winding Medieval paths. Wander Tower Street to explore Clifford’s Tower or take in Coney Street – a road packed with historic sites such as its clock tower and the Mansion House, which is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of York.