Stay in the heart of York

Nestled in beautiful surroundings by York’s famous river a stones throw away from the city center.

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All our rooms are fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower.

The City

Welcome to the beautiful city of York. One of the safest and most historic cities in the UK.


Like what you see? Book your break today in one of the UK's primary destinations.

The Waterfront Restaurant

Visit our our restaurant The Waterfront, where we offer Italian and Tapas dishes all from fresh produce and cooked from the heart. Try our signature homemade stone bake oven cooked pizzas accompanied by excellent service in this family-run, character-filled establishment.

To book, call our friendly staff on 01904 656702, email us on or use our online booking form.

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Latest News

We’ll keep you informed with the latest news from around the city, such as festivals, as well as useful links and our latest announcements.


We often get asked if we have any parking here at Lil's. Unfortunately with us being so centralised, we're unable to offer any. There are however several car parks nearby that offer great value and great security. The following are all close by and easy to find. St...

Our new Guesthouse: Lil’s on the Waterfront

We are happy to announce that we are now taking bookings for a new Guesthouse positioned right on the waterfront! Lil’s on the Waterfront is located right on the River Ouse, just a stones throw away from The Lowther. Rooms will be available from Thursday the 26th of...

The Top 10 Things to Do in York 2017

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“Perfectly situated next to the river and some cracking little pubs and eateries, I will definitely be back again."

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If you have any questions, or would like to discuss any of our services in more detail, please don’t hesitate to call us on 01904 658921 or use any of the other methods below.

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Write to: 5 Kings Staith, York, YO1 9SN

Call: 01904 658921