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Best Western Kilima Hotel.

Victorian charm in York.

Best Western Kilima Hotel is conveniently placed in Holgate, just a 15 minute walk from York centre. The only Best Western In York with a swiming pool and enough spaces for one car per room.

A former rectory, this delightful 19th Century building makes a wonderful hotel. It's the ideal base for exploring York and puts you within easy reach of attractions such as the Railway Museum and the Jorvik Centre.

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129 Holgate Road
North Yorkshire
YO24 4AZ
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6168*


Parking £5 per day
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is charged parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:30


Dining and Bars


Hotel Restaurant

Our hotel Breakfast is open Monday to Friday, 7.30am till last orders 9.30 and then Saturday and Sunday last orders are 10.00am. We serve dinner from 6.30pm till last orders 9.30pm daily.
We change our menu on a regular basis and our chef uses local and fresh ingredients to produce food from around the world.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:30 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Hotel Bar

For real relaxation, try our draught Black Sheep ale in the traditional and cosy hotel bar. Cheers!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary



Course information

Course Type: Park/Heathland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6743 Yards
Handicap required


3 miles away in fulford


Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £55.00

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool (10m)

  • Turkish steam room

  • Gym and fitness centre

Gym and Swimming Pool Facilities

Our gym boasts free weights and cardio vascular equipment so you'll be able to boast about your figure! For a water-based workout, take a dip in our indoor pool.


Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A1(M), J45, 14.00 miles
Nearest train station: York, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford, 30.00 miles

129 Holgate Road
North Yorkshire
YO24 4AZ

What's nearby?


  • York Rhinos - Rugby (5 miles)

  • York Football Club (2 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • York Minster (0.9 miles)

  • Railway Museum (0.4 miles)

  • Jorvik Centre (1 miles)

  • Castle Museum (1 miles)

  • York Races (0.4 miles)


  • York City Centre (1 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

This former 19th century rectory will provide a charming base for your next business event. Period features will lend an elegant air to your function, and we'll lend you a range of equipment to make sure your event runs like clockwork!

Available room set ups


Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Room A 0 0 0 14 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 695 traveller reviews
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Fantastic staff

16/08/2018 Steve H,

Dated décor and fittings but fantastic friendly staff. Comfortable room but dated décor and fittings. just here for 2 nights but good value. pool is fantastic if you like pools. breakfast was A+ as pe... more


Hotel in York

13/08/2018 lorraines521,

We had a lovely weekend at the Kilima Hotel in York in August. The staff were very attentive and the breakfast was excellent. We would recommend this hotel. The location was good and only took abou... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear lorraines521, Thank you for your review of the hotel I hope to see you back soon. Regards Chris

Birthday surprise

07/08/2018 debsdolphins, Nottingham, United Kingdom

We visit for long weekend with our daughter and two granddaughters the children loved the swimming pool couldn’t keep them out of it brilliant location for going into York staff were very friendly and... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear debsdolphins, Thank you for the review. I look forward to your next visit but dont forget to call on 01904 625787 for the best price and free parking as calling the hotel direct is the only way to get free parking. Regards Chris

Good location for the centre

05/08/2018 Adgeodoc1972, Walton, United Kingdom

We stayed here recently for a weekend break to visit York. The hotel is in a great location and 15 minute walk to the central area and enough away from the nightime noise etc. If you don’t fancy walki... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Adgeodoc1972, Thank you for your review of the hotel. I do agree with you that we are so lucky to be one of only a handful of hotels in York with a swimming pool. We do not have a fridge in the room but I will keep this in mind for the future. I look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris

Lovely hotel, young member of staff called Ben in the restaurant is an asset to your hotel

05/08/2018 Andrea H,

We stayed here last night for our 5th wedding anniversary, we booked a deal for dinner, bed and breakfast with fizz on arrival. We got to the hotel around lunchtime hoping to just drop our bag off as ... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Andrea H, Thank you for your very kind review of the hotel. I have shown Ben the review and he is on cloud nine with the wonderful comments you made about him. We all look forward to your next visit but please call direct on 01904 625787 for the best possible price. Regards Chris