The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel & Spa

In the historical city of York is the elegant Edwardian 5-star Grand Hotel, once the headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway Company. Built in 1906, experience the best of British style and heritage with all the comforts of the modern times.

The Grand Hotel and Spa in York is a superb option for events both corporate and private. For business meetings and conferences the stunning Grand Boardroom accommodating up to 120 guests will impress along with the adjoining Chairmans Suite. There are 5 additional smaller but light and airy rooms with Wi-Fi, plasma screens, audio visual equipment and tea and coffee machines. For large celebrations or conferences, the Ruinart Terrace can accommodate a marquee with a capacity for 250 people.

As well as business, the Grand Hotel is a great choice for an elegant wedding, Christmas or birthday party and team building days. The team at the Grand can offer Cocktail masterclasses, wine dinners, whisky tasting, set menus and catering options tailored to your specifications.

Should you require overnight accommodation there are 107 luxurious bedrooms and suites, with Wi-Fi, air-con, Egyptian cotton sheets and Molton Brown toiletries. There is a stylish spa, with a pool, fitness suite, Jacuzzi, treatment rooms for massages and beauty treatments.

Enjoy excellent food in the sophisticated Hudson’s restaurant, followed by a drink in the whisky lounge. Or perhaps sample a cocktail in the Grand bar or a delicious afternoon tea.

Situated in a fantastic location near the mainline railway and town centre. London is 2 hours by train. The A1/M1 roads are easily accessible.

Venue The Grand Hotel & Spa
Capacity 220 guests
Address Station Rise
North Yorkshire
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (3)

The Grand Hotel & Spa - Private Christmas Dinner Parties

Private Christmas Dinner Parties

  • Guests: 100 max
  • Price: from £49.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    The exclusivity of a private dining room
    Chair covers and table centre pieces
    A glass of Champagne and canapés on arrival
    Three course dinner with coffee and petit fours

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The Grand Hotel & Spa - 24hr Delegate Rate

24hr Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 150 max
  • Price: from £180.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    For residential conferences, guests can benefit from all the services offered in the day delegate rate plus a three-course dinner with coffee and petite fours (you may also select a Private Dining option to continue business discussions over dinner), luxury overnight accommodation with continental breakfast and full access to our unique spa facilities, including an indoor heated 14 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and state of the art gymnasium.

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The Grand Hotel & Spa - Day Delegate Package

Day Delegate Package

  • Guests: 150 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £60.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Use the sumptuous surroundings of your meeting room for the duration of your event.
    Use of a high-spec coffee machine throughout the day serving a selection of cappuccinos, lattes and fruit teas etc.
    A selection of treats courtesy of our award winning chef.
    A delicious two course buffet lunch created by our kitchen brigade or choose to dine in our 2 Rosette Restaurant for smaller events.
    Designated team to provide 360 degree help before, during & after your event
    A built in plasma screen for you to connect your laptop straight to (a 7ft screen will be providedin the Chairmans Suite and Grand Boardroom).
    A flipchart for taking notes and brainstorming.
    Complimentary wifi access for all delegates.
    Bottled mineral water and sweets.
    A selection of fruit.
    Delegate Stationery

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (6)

Terrace Marquee - The Grand Hotel & Spa

Terrace Marquee

  • Max Capacity: 250
  • Full Details

    The marquee can be hired for a cost of £10,500 and includes VAT plus the following: Construction of the marquee for up to 1 week Fully fitted with sumptuous ivory lining throughout with a choice of coloured valance Carpet in a choice of colours Brass centre lights Furniture – Tables & Chairs Heating Parquet or black and white dance floor (if required) Black star cloth (optional) Upgraded fixtures and fittings are available at an additional hire cost. Conference and Dinner packages available and quoted for on request.


    • Reception: 250
    • Dinner & Dance: 200
    • Formal Dining: 220
    • Theatre: 200
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The Grand Boardroom - The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Boardroom

  • Max Capacity: 120
  • Dimensions: L:16.00m x W:9.00m x H:4.70m
  • Full Details

    The Grand Boardroom offers modern convenience tempered by historical style. Elegant chandeliers and original marble fireplace and luxurious wood paneling complemented by airy high ceilings and stunning views of York Minster and the historic city walls.


    • Reception: 120
    • Dinner & Dance: 70
    • Formal Dining: 100
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 50
    • Cabaret: 70
    • Theatre: 120
    • Classroom: 70
    • U-Shape: 50
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The Chairmans Suite - The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Chairmans Suite

  • Max Capacity: 40
  • Dimensions: L:9.00m x W:7.00m x H:4.70m
  • Full Details

    Featuring original wooden pillars, an elegant fireplace and a continuation of the original parquet floor which adorns the Boardroom, the Chairmans Suite is a perfect break-out area for delegates, enabling private dining and a host of other events.


    • Reception: 40
    • Dinner & Dance: 20
    • Formal Dining: 35
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
    • Cabaret: 16
    • Theatre: 40
    • Classroom: 12
    • U-Shape: 20
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HQ - The Grand Hotel & Spa


  • Max Capacity: 32
  • Full Details

    The beautifully-appointed HQ enables you to dine in luxury and privacy up to 20 guests on one oval table or up to 32 guests on round tables; you can choose from our seasonal private dining menus, or have the opportunity to work with our Head Chef who will create a tailormade menu just for you.


    • Reception: 32
    • Formal Dining: 32
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 20
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The Gibb, The Leeman and The Ridley - The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Gibb, The Leeman and The Ridley

  • Max Capacity: 25
  • Dimensions: L:6.00m x W:7.00m x H:4.00m
  • Full Details

    A Suite of smaller meeting rooms for your convenience. Each one features the following attributes: Modern, neutral colourways Large airy windows to afford the best possible natural light for your delegates Modern decor State of the art lighting Fully-controllable air conditioning systems Soundproofed privacy High-backed chairs and elegant, fixed glass tables Plasma screens for presentations. Each one lies off the primary marbled reception area which can be used as a delegate breakout space.


    • Reception: 25
    • Formal Dining: 20
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 12
    • Cabaret: 10
    • Theatre: 25
    • U-Shape: 10
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The Paterson and The Butterworth - The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Paterson and The Butterworth

  • Max Capacity: 8
  • Dimensions: L:6.00m x W:5.00m x H:4.00m
  • Full Details

    The Butterworth & Paterson are our smaller conference rooms and seat up to 8 delagates. Both include a wall-mounted plasma TV, smart chairs, a stylish fixed-glass boardroom table and a coffee machine so you can prepare your own pick-me-ups.


    • Reception: 8
    • Formal Dining: 8
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 8
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Venue Features (15)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access