Meetings, Conferences & Events



Originally built in 1906 as a ‘Palace of Business’ for one of the most powerful railway companies in Edwardian England, The Grand, York is now Yorkshire’s most luxurious hotel and meetings and events venue. It was the Golden Age of travel, when no expense was spared in the pursuit of luxury, so it will come as no surprise that The Grand now boasts some of the finest meeting rooms in York alongside excellent event spaces and conference facilities. As far as York conference venues go, The Grand provides the perfect backdrop for your meetings and events. The Grand’s impressive history as the ‘palace of business’ coupled with it’s luxurious reputation makes it an ideal location for meeting rooms in York; the perfect place for your next conference or event.

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Our impressive meeting rooms in York serve as historic settings for your meetings and events with fabulous views of York Minster and the City Walls, and a range of options to suit both large groups and intimate bookings.

Meetings & Events


The perfect central destination - we have a host of spaces, from smaller rooms perfect for intimate meetings through to The Grand Boardroom, ideal for larger conferences and grand gala balls, with ample options for break-out spaces and private dining.

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At The Grand, we believe that experience is everything. Whether you’re looking for day delegate rates, residential conferences or simply room hire, our dedicated events team will work with you to create a bespoke package to suit your needs. Delegates can also enjoy reduced train travel to York with LNER.

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