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Old Grey Mare

Clifton Green, York YO30 6LH, England
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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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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 13th Feb 2015. Room was freezing no heating on, quilt cover was really thin and slept in clothes all night. Pub noise was very loud. I will not be booking again. Towels were old and thin, toilet flush was dodgy. Room was clean enough but needs updating. Could not sleep another night in a cold room. Advise owners... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shown to a room by the guy on bar, I commented on how cold the room was. He said he had to go back to the bar. The radiator's thermostatic valve was broken and the radiator stone cold. There was an oil filled radiator we had to switch on...took 3 hours to heat up. Bulb was bust in one of... More 

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Keighley, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and friends just wanted somewhere to crash for a night out and it was satisfactory for that. It was clean but only light worked in our room (room 10), we asked for the bathroom light to be fixed but it was neve done. We also got kicked out by a cleaner at 10am...this was not advertised on the website.... More 

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west yorkshire
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

After reading reviews my wife and I reluctantly booked thr Old Grey Mare for a two night stay over the new year period, we had a wonderful time and found the accomadation to be what we expected for the money we paid. We have traveled round the world and stayed at some of the finest hotels and found things you... More 

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Longridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Visited York for the weekend with my partner.. Decided to stay an extra night as was having a lovely time, unfortunately our hotel was fully booked.. came across The Old Grey Mare on Booking.com, we paid next to nothing for a double room (room 2) cannot understand the miserable and un-justly reviews and comments below.. You get what you pay... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Car park to rear is free and was empty! Location is a 15min walk into York town centre, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Room was spotless and silent considering how busy and loud the pub below was. Bed was a little uncomfortable and smaller to what I'm used to but I'm heavily pregnant so can't really fault it.... More 

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Immingham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

There was 13 of us went , the pub B and B was cheap for york centre prices at christmas , and the staff was all ok. The breakfast was only continental,which we think let it down a bit there was an indian restaraunt built on the side. 17 of us had a meal, meals were all quite good except... More 

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norfolk
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13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed over the Halloween weekend. The Old Grey Mare was a cheap b&b and fitted the bill. 10 mins easy walk from the minister, small car park on site, friendly helpful staff, cheap beer. Limited continental breakfast, budget rooms , hot showers. I would guess that this is probably used by contract workers normally, the whole place could do... 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): $
Number of rooms: 33
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