The lodge is a Georgian brick building, with heating throughout, sympathetically restored in such a way as to retain the warmth and character of the original house. There are thirteen bedrooms, comprising single, double and twin-bedded accommodation and some rooms open onto a view of the famous Rose Window of the Minster. The rooms are serviced daily. Half of the accommodation is en suite, with two rooms having half-tester beds. For those without private facilities there is ample bathroom capacity including showers, and all remaining rooms are fitted with washhand basins and some with WC. For more information on reservations and prices see the tariff page. The lodge is WiFi enabled allowing wireless internet access via laptops and other portable devices. Galtres Lodge is situated in the centre of York, giving an unprecedented feeling of seclusion in bustling, austere settings. All of York's major attractions are only a moments stroll away, with the Minster literally just round the corner (see the map on your directions page). The lodge is licensed and everything from a quick snack to a full three course meal is available throughout the day (see opening times). Situated within the lodge is the restaurant, Michael's Brasserie, which prides itself on its innovative menu.
Finding UsOnce in York, follow signs for the Minster (York Cathedral). Low Petergate is directly behind Deangate, the road that runs in front of the Minster (see map). How To Get To YorkBy AirLondon Airports: travel to London King's Cross station: 2 hours journey to York Manchester International Airport:direct rail link to centre of York - 1 hour 45 minutes Leeds-Bradford Airport: 40 minutes by taxi By RailFast, frequent Intercity trains from London Kings Cross. Journey time 2 hours Click here for UK train timetables and information. By SeaFrom Hull terminal the journey to York takes less than 1 hour by road. Parking Traffic restrictions were implemented in York city centre during 1987. Guests in private cars or taxis may arrive at or leave the hotel at any time of day. Parking arrangements are usually available to guests for a nominal charge, please ask for details when making your booking. The map below gives details of the approved routes and location of the car park. Footstreet RestrictionMonday - Friday 11 - 4Saturday 10. 30 - 4. 30 Sunday 12 - 4 Galtres Lodge guests arriving by car or taxi may enter pedestrian zone during the above hours, provided they do so via Goodramgate, Church Street, Swinegate and Grape Lane and leave via Low Petergate and Colliergate. Outside these hours cars may enter by any route. Car Park Directions click map to enlarge From the front of the hotel:1. Continue down Low Petergate straight over crossroads into Kings Square. 2. Follow this road for 150 metres until you come to another crossroads. 3. Turn left here and follow this road over a mini roundabout, next move into the left hand lane at the traffic lights. 4. After turning into St Maurices Road you need to move into the right hand lane for the next set of traffic lights. Turn right here. 5. You are now in Monkgate. Proceed 100 metres and on your left hand side there is a public house called The Tap and Spile. 6. Turn left into the car park and park tidily. Place your voucher on the dashboard where it can be clearly seen.