Escape into an immersive world of wonder, in the form of a boutique hotel with authentic magic-themed rooms, deliciously secluded in the heart of York.
  • Sleeps: 2-5
  • Bedrooms: 5 Rooms
  • Bathrooms: Ensuite
  • Minimum stay: 1 night

Occupying an ornate building that dates all the way back to the 1600s, you’ll discover Hocus Pocus along one of York’s smallest streets, right next to the famous Shambles Market.

Passionate about creating a boutique hotel with an immersive feel, the friendly owners have poured their time, love and care into their five magic-themed rooms, all of which feature reclaimed furnishings and individual hand-crafted elements.

As such, each boasts its very own style and personality, such as the Principum Magicae, which resembles an authentic castle ruin… only with sleek mod-cons!

Bringing the family? The Itinerandum has the feel of a first-class railway journey from Victorian times, with a stargazing double bed and a bunk room separated by an evocative station ‘waiting room’.

Furnished with bookshelves that appear to replenish themselves as if by magic, the Libraryum is perfect for devoted readers, while the Sorceryum features real Transylvanian broomsticks, with views towards St. Sampson’s gothic church.

Last but not least, the Apothecary sleeps up to five budding chemists, surrounded by antique bottles and test-tubes, written formulae for mercury and gold (which you can actually try your hand at making!) and weird and wonderful potions… some of which can be used to create a relaxing bath.

In short, Hocus Pocus may be a tiny hotel, but your experience promises to be larger than life itself.


  • Family Friendly

Where you'll be staying

York, Yorkshire

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