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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


2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £25 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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Stayed at the Kilima Hotel on Business

24/11/2015 Peter&Alison, Battle, United Kingdom

Stayed at the Kilima Hotel for 10 days on business in Setember 2015. All the staff were really helpful, our room was light and airy and the beds some of the most comfortable we had slept in. The food ... more



22/11/2015 Lou A, Bolton, United Kingdom

We stayed here in the summer as a family of 4. It was a great base for our City break. The facilities were perfect - family room, pool, small friendly bar, fabulous dining room... The staff couldn't h... more


A real gem!

15/11/2015 Shelly S, Rugby, United Kingdom

A real find! Excellent value for money, lovely, well kept, clean hotel. Helpful, friendly staff. Lovely bar area and we had a great meal in restaurant. I have previously stayed in 4 and 5 star hotels ... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Shelly S, Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. As someone who comes to York often I am pleased you have found your new home. I have said on this web site before that we are constantly improving the building and the new carpet looks wonderful. I will be putting new photos of the refurbished restaurant and bar on the internet soon. The new outside patio is now finished but I think we will have to wait for better weather to get the best from it. We will be starting the bathrooms next year and I am so looking forward to that. As always don't forget to give me a call for the best price but until then have a wonderful Christmas. Regards Chris

First time in York

13/11/2015 Mike B, Oxford

Arrived very early (6 hours) to a friendly welcome and were told there was no problem with us leaving the car in the car park and returning later to book in - really pleased about this as it gave us ... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mike B, I see you enjoyed your first visit to our wonderful city. Let us hope it is just the first of many to come and also many visits to our hotel. I do agree with you that a fresh cooked breakfast is far better than one of those buffet affairs. Thank you also for pointing out that although just outside the city we are in fact only a short walk or the bus is right outside the hotel. A taxi journey to town cost around £5.00 and with most centre hotels now charging car park fees this represents excellent value. I look forward to your phone call on 01904 625787 for your next visit and of course to you the best possible price. Regards Chris


07/11/2015 bcowie812, Hexham, United Kingdom

Myself and my partner stayed here for 2 nights at the start of November. We couldn't of been happier at the fab welcoming and service throughout our stay. Staff were all lovely and the breakfast was g... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear bcowie812, What a very kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your short break away and I look forward to welcoming you to the hotel soon. Don't forget to give me a call for the best rate on +44 (0)1904 625787 and I will be delighted to take your booking and any special requests you may have. As always with request they can only become a guarantee when directly booked with the hotel on all other bookings they are simply a request. Do have a wonderful Christmas and I will see you in the New Year. Regards Chris