We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Clifton B&Bs / inns

The Heathers Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   54 Shipton Road, Clifton, York YO30 5RQ, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Heathers Guest House to your Saves list
The Heathers Guest House
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
66%
Ranked #1 of 3 Clifton B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014
Troy M Sacramento, California
  • Overview
  • Reviews (39)
  • Photos (5)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (10)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

39 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    16
    10
    4
    3
    6
See reviews for
5
23
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Heathers is about a 20 minute walk through a lovely, somewhat upscale, neighborhood to the gates of York (I recommend the Turkish barber for men on the way). I walked to and from the Minster district or the Shambles every day. The Inn's location is quiet, and there is even a decent pub nearby if you want to have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had a great time in York, largely thanks to the hosts at the Heathers Guest House B&B. Located about a mile from the center of town, it was easy to reach by bus, leaving our car at the guest house. We also could drive to other places in Yorkshire without going through the center of town. Our host gave... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stirling, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a really comfortable and quiet place to stay with parking available in the front drive. It is about a 5 minute drive or 20-25 minute walk to city centre ( we walked most times as the weather was great and the parking in town was expensive ). Breakfeast is tasty and the host is very helpful to make... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Poole
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed at the Heather in July, at the time of the Tour de France, though this was not our intent. The welcome, the bedroom, shower room and dining room were spotless and of good quality. We has room one, in the front of the house and though it fronts the main road the road is not that busy at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greeley, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I booked this B&B at least a month before our visit and I had made mention of why we were coming to the area when I booked our 2 rooms. About a week before we left to the UK, I received an email from Graham (the owner) stating that he had been trying to get ahold of me for a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here last year but it was a big mistake. Very creepy owner, makes my skin crawl. A few other reviews have said he is "talkative", I would say he doesn't know when to shut up. He made me feel uncomfortable in my own room as it was difficult to get him to shut up and leave. You cannot have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4

Travelers are raving about these Clifton hotels

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We called to book a room with the B&B, the guy on the phone was extremely unaccommodating. The way he spoke to me had tone which said take it or leave it. After checking few room price I decided book a place for two night even though he was extremely rude. I think he was annoyed because I was asking... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
snohomish wa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Stayed two nights in September, 2013. We don't think reviewer "strawberry 457" stayed in the same place. Their negative review is 180 degrees different from our experience. Our showers (for two rooms) were more than adequate, and much better than several other places we stayed in Great Britain. Great make-up mirror! Breakfast was a little earlier than some others, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santa Barbara, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I don't understand the negative review below (Sept 10th). We were there Sept 16 and 17. We got in early, before noon, and were able to move right into our room. The host was extremely nice and quite talkative. He provided a lot of good information on the area and what to see. The room was one of the largest... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

From the outside The Heathers looks welcoming but unfortunately my stay was the complete opposite. As soon as I stepped through the door I noticed a dreadful smell and the bedroom was very dusty. The shower was nothing more than a drip so I couldn't wash my hair properly. The breakfast finishes at 0845!!! Very early! I requested a sandwich... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Heathers Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Heathers Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Heathers Guest House

Address: 54 Shipton Road, Clifton, York YO30 5RQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York > Clifton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Heathers Guest House 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HotelsClick, Priceline, BookingOdigeoWL and Booking.com so you can book your The Heathers Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Heathers Guest House York, UK

5 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (4)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)

Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
6

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Heathers Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer