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Alcuin College, University of York

University residence

Alcuin College is situated in the heart of the University of York campus. York City Centre is about 15 minutes away by bus or car. 

Provided in the bedrooms are towels, linen, hairdryer and soap, additional toiletries can be obtained from Alcuin  College Reception for a donation to the college's chosen charity - Jessie's Fund.

Campus – The University is a community with many members of staff and students living on campus throughout the year. Please keep noise to a minimum between 11.00pm and 07.00am and show respect for other guests.

This residence does not allow children under 10 years to stay. Pets are not allowed in the accommodation with the exception of assistance dogs, please make a note in the 'Additional information' section of the booking form if this applies.

Please note that York Conferences at the University of York do not accept stag or hen parties and reserves the right to remove you from site should they find that you are a stag or hen party.

Check in: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check out: 09:30 (9:30am) - 09:30 (9:30am)

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Breakfast included


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Based on 17 reviews
Alcuin College, University of York

4.0 5 0.5

The helpfulness and cheerfulness of staff, particularly at the Porter's Lodge and in the catering team, are to be commended, our group met with nothing but pleasant, helpful people all weekend. The cleanliness of rooms and common areas was also of a standard higher than I've found in similar uni...

Alcuin College, University of York

4.4 5 0.5

Really enjoyed my recent stay. Staff friendly and helpful. Only thing that could be improved on would be by proving something to dry the bathroom floor. It tended to stay very wet for hours after using the shower. Perhaps a rubber sweeping brush to brush the water back towards the drain?

Alcuin College, University of York

4.2 5 0.5

Room was warm - nicely so. Really clean room and bathroom. Only quirk is how noisy the doors are - not just with slamming, but hinges are really noise as well and would benefit from some WD40. Overall, I have really enjoyed my stay and would recommend it to others.

Alcuin College, University of York

4.2 5 0.5

Good value for money basic room en suite food in cafe was breakfast good choice and it didn't cost the earth so good for us backgammon players tournament as we were out playing most of the time.. didn't need a TV in the room just a kettle was fine.

Alcuin College, University of York

4.4 5 0.5

This is very basic accommodation but you get what you pay for. It was clean and the catering was very good for the value. Great if you just need somewhere to sleep.

Alcuin College, University of York

4.8 5 0.5

Have no hesitation in staying when rooms become available and when next visiting York City.

Alcuin College, University of York

4.6 5 0.5

overall, it lived up to my expectations and I had a comfortable stay.

Alcuin College, University of York

4.4 5 0.5

very clean and quiet room. excellent value for money.

Alcuin College, University of York

4.0 5 0.5

A very pleasant stay

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Facilities & information


20th century buildings

Breakfast included

No smoking


Woodland walks

Linen included

Towels included

Hair dryers

Central heating


Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)


Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)


Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)

Arrival information and directions

Address: Grimston House, Vanbrugh Way, York, North Yorkshire, YorkYO10 5DD, United Kingdom

Check in: from 2.00pm Check out: by 09:30am

College Reception is opened 24hours. You will be given an information leaflet with a campus map on arrival at the College Reception. For emergencies there is a 24 hour onsite Campus Security team, contact details are on the information leaflet.

Parking – Car parking is available in Pay and Display car parks on campus. 

For directions and maps please visit

Nearest railway station - York Railway Station

Buses to campus every 10-15 mins, journey time is c.10 mins

Taxi to campus from outside the station takes c.10mins c.£8.00

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