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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 Hotel restaurant now closed breakfast room available.
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, 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
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Breakfast Room

Full English Breakfast. We do not run a buffet breakfast as we prefer to take your order and cook it fresh for you.


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
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 564 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 248
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Charming hotel

17/01/2017 Rab B, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Stayed here for 2 nights in one of the four poster rooms in the old part of the hotel. Everything creaked and groaned but this merely added to the charm and atmosphere of the hotel. The staff were all... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Rab B, I am so pleased to see you had a great stay. York is one of those cities you can just keep coming back to and always enjoy finding something new to do. I look forward to welcoming you back and just to let you know I am re opening the restaurant at the end of this month. Regards Chris

Great little find

15/01/2017 hannahhedinger, Windsor, United Kingdom

We have just returned from a two night stay in York. I chose this hotel due to the great location (15 min walk into town centre) and great reviews. All the staff are very welcoming, friendly and happy... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear hannahhedinger, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. Also thank you for your very kind comments. I look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit but don't for gat to call the hotel direct for the best price. Regards Chris

Very nice

11/01/2017 TracyS38, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Just back from an overnight stay at this hotel. Room was nice and clean, normal things provided kettle tea coffee iron etc. Great location just outside the city centre, you can jump the number 1 or 5... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Tracy, really glad you had a great time and liked everything. We loved having you here, when you next come to York, give us a call on 01904625787 and we'll do you a special rate :) thanks for your kind review

Impressed enough to write a review!

08/01/2017 HattonHope, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

The title says it all, as I always scour reviews before booking, but this is the first time I've taken the time to write my own on Trip Advisor. From the second we (a mum and 8 yr old daughter on a 1 ... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your kind review! We're really pleased our friendliness and homeliness has shown through to our guests !

Lovely hotel and so friendly

08/01/2017 Alan B, Scotland

This is a fab hotel with great staff and fabulous cooked breakfast. Hotel a good 20 min walk to town centre but you pass lovely shops. Taxi about 5 pound from centre to hotel. Short cut to railway sta... more

Owner Response
KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Alan B Sorry for the delayed response I have been away myself. Thank you for your great review and I do hope we see you again soon. Regards Chris