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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 in the free carpark.

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*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £25 per person à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:30
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Chris Betteridge


Hotel Restaurant

Full of flavour and wonderfully presented, our traditional British fodder will go down a treat!

Opening hours

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



One of the best courses in the county played by our manager so if you are on your own give Chris a ring if free I will play with you.

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
Free parking on site (26 spaces)

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


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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 483 traveller reviews
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Welcoming and Flexible

01/05/2016 Ant1985, South Yorkshire

First of all, the photos on the Best Western Website don't do this place any justice. It is full of character, very clean but looking tired in places. The staff were pleasant and the table with essent... more


Family Stay

28/04/2016 94Greenwood, Millburn, New Jersey

My wife and I stayed here with our two children in mid-April, and we had a great time. It's a very well run hotel with a friendly and helpful staff. We were over from the States, and wanted to find a ... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear 94Greenwood, It was so nice to have visitors from over the pond. I hope you all had a safe flight and will be back to see us soon. Regards Chris

Weekend away with a group of friends

25/04/2016 B H, London, United Kingdom

The hotel was very comfortable and clean. Breakfasts and evening meal were very good. Staff went out of their way to give us walking instructions to a National Trust property and details of which bus... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear B H, I am so glad you girls had fun and look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris

enjoyable stay in York

24/04/2016 morgaer, Louth, United Kingdom

My husband and I had a 3 day spring break in York and stayed at the Kilima Hotel for 2 nights. We were booked into a lovely double room with spotlessly clean en-suite and had delicious breakfasts cook... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear morgaer, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. I am so pleased you had a wonderful stay and more importantly that you will be returning. Please give me a call on 01904 625787 for rates you will not get other than by phone. Thank you also for you kind remarks on the staff they all work very hard and I agree do a great job. I have taken note of reviews on the internet and have now reduced the prices of the meals so it is great to see you enjoyed yours. See you soon Regards Chris

The Hotel on the Hill

22/04/2016 RetepM, Tayport, United Kingdom

Lovely hotel, room 24 just right for our needs, bathroom has a window which we like. Very handy, just a short walk to the centre of York and the railway station. Nice to have small pool and sauna whi... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear RetepM, Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am pleased you enjoyed the pool which is 10 meters long and the steam room. I look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris