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Old Grey Mare

Clifton Green, York YO30 6LH, England
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Ranked #190 of 215 York B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Redcar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After reading very mixed reviews of the Pub/B&B we were pleasantly surprised on arrival at the hotel. There was adequate parking at the back of the pub, and it's easy to get to driving or from the train station, park and ride buses pass outside and it's only about 10 minutes walk from town, a taxi was about £5 from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Ok, so maybe we left it a tad late in booking... But still... As a family of 4 we paid £180 for a two night stay, which was reduced from £300 according to booking.com!!! The pictures and write up on booking.com portrayed this place too look good.. Well.. Threadbare carpets, stained curtains that didn't fit the windows.. Windows that didn't... More 

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Oswestry, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

very friendly Owners & staff, lovely clean room, comfortable bed &pillows, good en suite.. The Continental breakfast was good, plenty to eat, Toasters working well, lol,( which lets a lot of places down). Would certainly stay again if in the area.. Parking was fine, but did'nt need car, as bus stops right outside... Also Indian/English food incorporated in part of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights with my wife and can honestly say we thoroughly enjoyed it. Nice clean room and friendly staff plus the added benefit of its own indian restaurant which was delicious. We will be back in the near future as its probably the best value accommodation weve ever booked,well done to the grey mare.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Booked a family room as a stop over in york. The booking.com website showed this bed and breakfast nice and welcoming but wasn't quite like that at all. After been showed to our room we found that it had a wet carpet with a tiny tv in it. It had a couple of lamps and what I would describe a... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were 3 joiner sub contractors working away in york we booked this to be fair expensive accomadation as simply somewhere to sleep as our working day started at 630 am and finished 830pm from the moment we walked into the pub to seek our room we were greeted by a drunk with an american bulldog at the bar and... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a lovely place yes its old and needs tlc but for a grand ole price of £35 a night it dose the job. The atmosphere is fantastic very welcoming STAFF and a roaring open fire. A shame theres no daytime food but a great indian resturant at night. Trinian and Liam lovely pair, very helpfull. With a little... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

I booked our stay at the old grey mare for me and my boyfriend for 2 nights.. When we got to the pub we both thought it was lovely.. We spoke to the bar man to tell him we had booked. No sooner after that he took my money.. We paid £80 which we didn't think was bad for the... More 

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

On the Plus side it is very inexpensive and reasonably close to York, about 15 minutes walk to the Cathedral. We didn't have any issues with the heating as other reviewers have had, it was cold out, but the room was (very) warm even with the radiator turned down. On the down side, it is an old building and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I booked here for Fri 13th Feb and for valentine's on he 14th. We checked in at 1430 and had our money taken before being shown the room and told the boiler broken, but would be fixed on the afternoon. We then went to look around York and came back for 1830 to find the shower was only running cold... More 

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