Please help us conserve energy & water!

Please do not leave lights or heaters on unnecessarily

Turn off electrical equipment when not in use and avoid leaving computers & TV's on standby.

If you are staying more than one night please put your towels on the rail for use another day.If you would like to have fresh towels please put them in the bath or shower.

Turn off taps when brushing your teeth saves water.


The Best Western York Pavilion Country House Hotel is a family owned and operated business close to the historic city of York.

This elegant Georgian House was purchased in 1988 by Irene and Andrew Cossins from the Prendergast family. It has been developed over 25 years into an elegant Country House Hotel with 62 bedrooms, conference and function rooms, fine Dining Rooms and private gardens.

We believe it is our responsibility to reduce the negative impact our activities have on the environment.  We will continually strive to improve our environmental performance and prevent pollution of land, air and water.

Green Tourism is Sustainable Tourism - tourism which takes in to account the needs of the environment, local residents, businesses and visitors; now and in the future. It is relevant to any tourism enterprise, large or small, rural or urban, whether focused on on ecotourism, business tourism or any other tourism niche market. 

Our commitment: 
We encourage our team to identify ways to reduce our carbon footprint and to implement eco-friendly policies.

We work with our suppliers to reduce transport and packaging. 

Monitor our energy, water & paper usage and aim to reduce consumption.

We source food locally as much as possible. 

Green Tourism Silver

We have installed a charging point which is free for residents to plug into! If you wish to use it please ask reception!