by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 14, 2015
The 101-room Hotel Indigo York has opened in the Northern England city. The property, in the historic Gateway Neighborhood, is themed around the city’s chocolate-manufacturing heritage (chocolate is available in the guest rooms' complimentary minibars and in soft drinks). The sweet theme extends to the furnishings, which include lampshades in the shape of candy molds, and the wood panelling throughout has been designed to resemble a chocolate bar; additionally, chocolate cocktails are available in the hotel bar. Other offerings at the property include complimentary Wi-Fi, a fitness room and a restaurant called the Yorkshire Meatballs Company. The hotel is near the Walmgate Bar, one of the many gates that lead to York’s inner city; Northern Europe’s largest Gothic Cathedral, York Minster; and the National Railway Museum.