Elmbank Hotel

£76 - £150 pp
Up to 60
62 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Timeless Love Embraces Art Nouveau Charm in the Heart of Historic York. Your Perfect Wedding Venue.
Elmbank Hotel Pricing & Costs

(price per head)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Minimum Number of Guests
What is included in this pricing:
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Couple accommodation included
Furniture included
Elmbank Hotel Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
11:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available


Grade I/II Listed Building
Disabled Access
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Bridal Changing Facilities

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Halal Catering
Elmbank Hotel Full Description
Nestled in the heart of York, the Elmbank Hotel offers an enchanting blend of elegant style and effortless romance, complete with a ceremonial license. Our hotel stands as the quintessential backdrop to elevate your extraordinary day. With two exclusive spaces and a maximum capacity of 60, we provide an intimate setting for your celebration. Explore our bespoke luxury wedding packages meticulously tailored to enhance both your ceremony and reception ensuring an unforgettable experience. The Elmbank Hotel, situated just minutes away from the heart of York city and offering a picturesque view of the Knavesmire Strays, boasts a fascinating history as a 19th-century mansion house. Throughout its existence, the hotel has served various purposes including being a residence for York's elite, hosting extravagant parties, functioning as a gentleman's club, and even serving as a billet for WWII army officers. This rich history contributes to the unique charm of the Elmbank boutique hotel. Originally redesigned in 1898 by George Walton, a contemporary of the renowned architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the hotel's architecture and design carry a distinct Art Nouveau influence. This is further complemented by a meticulous renovation in 2019 that respected the building's heritage. The result is a harmonious blend of historic features, with modern amenities that ensure a comfortable and sophisticated experience for guests. One of the remarkable highlights of the Elmbank Hotel is its outstanding collection of Art Nouveau art and design, which ranks among the best and most comprehensive in the UK. This collection includes stunning stained-glass works, captivating murals, and intricate stencilled decorations that contribute to the hotel's unique aesthetic. The Elmbank Hotel also prides itself on being an ideal setting for special occasions, particularly weddings.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Caitlin Taylor
Congratulations on embarking on this beautiful journey of love and togetherness! On behalf of the entire team here at the Elmbank Hotel, I want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to you both as you step into this exciting chapter of your lives. Your upcoming wedding celebration promises to be a magical and unforgettable occasion, and we would be truly honoured if we were chosen as the venue and to be a part of this significant milestone.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr and Mrs Ward
Happy couple married in September
September 2023
A wonderful magical amazing day
This hotel is beautiful. It has so much charm and character. The staff go above and beyond, giving excellent service. The food was delicious, the hotel is outstanding. The rooms very lovely. They made sure we had the most perfect day. Would highly recommend.
Claire Ward
Happy couple married in September
September 2023
The most amazing magical wonderful day
The Elmbank Hotel is beautiful and has so much charm and character. The team were outstanding and made sure every thing was perfect for our special day. The food was delicious the hotel spectacular. Rooms lovely. The staff go above and beyond giving excellent service.
Andrew & Anna
Happy couple married in August
September 2023
Beautiful wedding day
We had the most amazing day. The Elmbank team were great and very helpful with every request. Couldn't ask for a better venue - the Art Nouveau interiors were beautiful and the best background for our photos.
Elmbank Hotel Location & Contact Details


The Mount, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1GE, England

Travel Notes

If travelling by train, we are a 15 minute walk from the station - Located close by the York Race course.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

Junction 44 of A1

Nearest Train Station

York Railway Station

Nearest Airport

Leeds Bradford

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