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pittsburgh, pa
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for my sisters wedding. We always check any hotel for bedbugs regardless of where we stay. Checked the bed-nothing. But around 12:30 I happen to wake up and look at my pillow. 2 bedbugs inches from my face. Horrified I immediately took a shower, threw away my pajamas and went down to checkout. The... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

While the outside of the hotel and the entrance/first floor are gorgeous, the rooms themselves desperately need to be updated. The ceiling in our room had water-spots and the walls just generally needed fresh paint. Everything at the hotel felt old, and therefore did not feel truly clean. The appliances in the kitchen of our suite literally appeared to be... More 

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Thank Stephanie M
YorktowneHotelGMgr, General Manager at The Yorktowne Hotel, responded to this review

October 2016 Dear Stephanie, Thank you for taking the time to give your review. Gladly, I can tell you that The Yorktowne's new Owners agree with you and have developed a 20 million dollar financial plan to rebuild York's Community Hotel. After being owned by non-York Owners in recent years, The York County Industrial Development Authority purchased the hotel. The... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed in this hotel because of the close proximity to a wedding venue and other wedding guests were staying here. I was not dismayed upon entering the lobby. Yes, the carpet was in dire need of a good cleaning or just overall replacement, but it was not completely terrible. I was, however, taken aback by receiving an actual brass... More 

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YorktowneHotelGMgr, General Manager at The Yorktowne Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond. As stated in the review & response above, the hotel will be closed new month, November 2016, to begin a two year 20 million dollar rebirth. The funding is in place. The York Community is ecstatic. The result will be spectacular and something that contributes to a blossoming Downtown York. More 

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

There is parking on the opposite side of the street shortly before the hotel loading zone so if you do not have much luggage you may as well park first. Otherwise you will need to drive around the block to reach the parking (which is free on weekends). This is a historic hotel with a lovely lobby and interesting history.... More 

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YorktowneHotelGMgr, General Manager at The Yorktowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "Sitruce" We are so glad that you enjoyed not just the hotel but also Downtown York. During the two years that the hotel is being re-built, our Community will continue to make many other improvements to York's Downtown Experiences. More 

Zephyr Cove, Nevada
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic hotel in a fantastic city - historical York Pennsylvania! Why stay in a chain motel out on the interstate when tou can stay right of the middle of fowntown in a historic treasure? Great staff, great service. Highly recommend!

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YorktowneHotelGMgr, General Manager at The Yorktowne Hotel, responded to this review

THANK YOU !! As we prepare to start a two year re-build, we are pleased to know that we are still pleasing our Guests. More 

Crozet, Virginia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We saw the photos posted of cracked wall paper and stained bathtubs and were a little worried, but our worries ended the minute we walked in and saw the brass railings, carpeted stairs, and huge old fashioned lobby featuring chandeliers, a baby grand, bookshelves, and nooks defined by settees and comfortable chairs. The hotel was downtown in an historic district... More 

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YorktowneHotelGMgr, General Manager at The Yorktowne Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad that you moved beyond the skepticism and gave our 91 year old hotel a chance. Guests, like you, will be even more pleased when a re-born hotel opens in 2 years. More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

When we got into the room we found that there was a visitor dead in our bath. A cockroach we reported it at reception and the reaction was disappointing. The receptionist said "he won't be please at having to clean it up" meaning the person taking the bags to the room. (We were delighted with the visitor) No apology or... More 

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Duncansville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I chose the Yorktowne because of the proximity to a business meeting in downtown York. The hotel was charming - you could tell it had once been a pretty swanky place. I was quite surprised to get an actual metal key for the guest room. The room I had was clean, but there were stains on the carpet and sofa.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have stayed in this hotel 4 times. I really like it, BUT I think I need to say this. This time I feel I must say something. When I went in the bathroom I once again had to tighten the toilet seat down. Additionally, the light above the sink was burned out. I told the desk in the morning.... More 

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Pudsey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Musty smelling lobby (can see how grand it would have been in the past) Long corridors, reminiscent of The Shining. Bedroom was awful, stained carpets, stained sofa, torn non shutting curtains, peeling wallpaper, alarm clock and TV from the 80s. Bathroom was the same, cracked basin, questionable looking bath and shower. Overall tired and outdated.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 1925, The Yorktowne Hotel proudly opened its doors as York's Community Hotel. The Yorktowne Hotel features the elegance of a grand hotel paired with modern conveniences like wireless high-speed internet access. With 121 luxury guest rooms, an on-site restaurant and full service spa, conference and meeting facilities, and luxurious amenities, hospitality and convenience reign supreme at this historical property. The hotel is located in the heart of York's historic district, within easy walking distance of Continental Square, the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, the historic Central Market, Santander Stadium and dozens of restaurants. While you're here, you are less than 100 miles from state and national government centers, premier recreational and golfing facilities, and historic sites that forged our nation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Yorktowne Hotel

Address: 48 E. Market St., York, PA 17401
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > York
Price Range: $166 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Yorktowne Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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“top floors have the best views - off the main street side is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 256JamesE, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the renovated rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles akamum, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose an interior room on a high floor for quiet. Check out the farmer's market for lunch.”
 of 5 bubbles 117Travelhappy, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Visit central Market, White Rose has great food, Mudhook Brewing fun and friendly place for a drink.”
 of 5 bubbles mruiz45, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms on front side offer a nice view of downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles FineDiner658, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
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