Hospitality Association York (HAY)

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Supporting innovative and outstanding hospitality businesses in York

HOSPITALITY HELPING YORK GROW:  The Hospitality Association York (HAY) is proud to be a part of the wider visitor economy and is passionate about driving a coherent message for the Hotels, Guest Houses, Restaurants, and Venues across the city. The association is proud to support the city’s continued growth in tourism, retail and business sectors.

Core Strategic Aims


To positively impact the perception of Hospitality within the local and wider area


To influence and impact local decision makers with regards to local issues

Support & Social

To help each other with problems that are common to all of us, to give us all context

Our Members

Hospitality Association York (HAY)

Join us

If you are a hospitality business that shares our values, contact us about membership today.

Executive Committee

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Adam Wardale


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Middleton Hotel, York: One of York’s most historic and quirky hotels has had a fabulous makeover
By HAY | August 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

Middletons is one of central York’s best-loved hotels thanks to its historic buildings and quirky character. The latest part of the property to have a major makeover is Lady Anne House. Sharon Dale reports. When it comes to places to stay in York, visitors are spoiled for choice. Hotels, holiday lets and B&Bs have proliferated…

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Sarah Czarnecki to be President of York & North Yorkshire Chamber
By HAY | July 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

A major business support body for York & North Yorkshire is to get a new figurehead. Sarah Czarnecki of Gray’s Court Hotel is to become President of the local Chamber of Commerce.  Sarah is already a key figure in the local business community, with roles including being vice-chair of HAY (Hospitality Association York). She became…

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By HAY | June 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Adam Wardale, General Manager at York’s 4-star Middletons Hotel, has been appointed Chairman by the Hospitality Association York (HAY). He takes over from Martin Bradnam, who has taken on another role, whilst Sarah Czarnecki, Director at Grays Court, will continue her role as Vice Chair. With over 20 members, ranging from independent hotels, international chains…

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York’s only five-star hotel launches new fine-dining restaurant – Legacy at The Grand, York
By HAY | June 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Grand, York, the city’s finest hotel, is delighted to announce the upcoming opening of their new fine dining restaurant, Legacy. At the helm of the new restaurant is Head Chef Ahmed Abdalla. He will play a pivotal role in continuing to elevate the hotel’s focus on modern British cuisine with a refined menu made up of a carefully curated…

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Ten pin bowling competition for HAY Hotel teams

Hollywood Bowl - Monks Cross

Tuesday 29th August 7pm

Teams of 6 people | £126 per team

Non-playing spectators welcome

Deadline for entries: Thursday the 3rd August