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Old Grey Mare

Clifton Green, York YO30 6LH, England
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Ranked #187 of 209 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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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mistake for not reading the reviews. We were in a huge hurry to book a room as it was late in the day. We booked the two room cottage. Stay away! We paid a fair amount of money for this place and .... Yuck! It smelled. Furniture was dated. No hand towels in toilet. In fact no hand towels... More

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6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the beginning of July. Very cheap accommodation, only 10/15 walk to town with free parking. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was ok, choice of fruit, cereals, toast etc. Room was ok size, bathroom dated with cracked sink and curtains didn't meet the window sill, letting a lot of light in. Room was clean and had tea/coffee... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Went into bar to book in, felt like we had just killed the towns favourite person we were gleared at by all the locals, the room was tiny, the tv was tiny and didn't have a remote and would only go on one chanel and one volume. The bed was lumpy and the shower was small and dribbled out, breakfast... More

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights by mistake after reading the wrong reviews!! Our room had furniture which would not close or leaned precariously, a reading lamp with all the innards hanging out, a bedside lamp with a melted shade and a shelf which actually tipped over when I placed a cup on it. The bed was so old we could... More

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Having already stayed in one other place in the area, which shall remain nameless, I stumbled upon this place whilst looking to have a few pints. I was greeted by the owners and welcomed by the regulars - this is a really friendly place. So, when I realised they did B&B I swiftly booked to stay here for the following... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

There are a number of bad reviews on here about this place, so I was a little nervous booking this place. However, for our group of lads on a stag do this place was ideal. Terry the landlord was more than helpful both on the phone and when we arrived. The rooms are not 5* but then for the price... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

This B&B could spoil a visit to excellent York. It consists of poorly built small rooms with paper thin walls and doors. If someone closes a door down the corridor it wakes you up. The bathroom was poor but clean. Very old towels and the room could have done with a clean. Breakfast is not cooked and you eat in... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here as a group of girls in their apartment. Having read some of the reviews some said they would not stay however we persisted and found it ok. Only just ok, as this was no apartment but an old converted outhouse of some sort. It did the trick but was no more than basic, and I could imagne... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Was not expecting amazing things when booking but this was the most dreadful hotel I have ever stayed in. 1st we weren't shown to our room just given keys and told to yell "Terry" if we needed anything, whole place smells of Indian curry and is shabby, not in the chic way! We dumped our bags and headed out for... More

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co. durham
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Extremely disappointed with the room. Very basic,tiny and rather mucky bathroom, filthy carpets and black dust on light switch's and window sills. I expected a cooked breakfast but came down to a self serve basic breakfast, cereal, toast, cold crumpets yogurt, sweaty cheese and cheap ham. Boiling water for tea,coffee was in a huge kettle that I had trouble lifting.... More

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Address: Clifton Green, York YO30 6LH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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