Yorks latest boutique hotel with a rooftop bar

Updated: Jul 7

Malmaison York

A chic rooftop bar lends an air of sophistication to this new city centre hotel.


Malmaison York is quite convenient for York Station, which is only a two-minute walk away. The former Aviva headquarters on Rougier Street are now home to the sky-high hotel. It's true that the cover isn't particularly attractive, but don't judge a book by its cover. If you arrive by automobile (which is not recommended in downtown York), there are only a few parking places and you may be directed to larger car parks nearby.


As you enter, you'll notice the Mal trademarks. Interiors in stark monochromatic, accent lighting, elegant lines, large windows, and some wacky accent materials.


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Malmaison's premium suites feature striking contemporary decor - Malmaison


They number 150. The aesthetic is clean, modern, and slightly quirky. Deluxe rooms have low-slung chaise lounges, ample space for relaxation, and large televisions. There is ample space for desk work if necessary, as well as meticulous attention to detail in the hair drying area. Tick. Bathrooms are well-designed, with spacious showers and full bottles of amenitie