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St. Mary's Guest House

#56 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in York
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4.0 of 5
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16/17 Longfield Terrace | Bootham, York YO30 7DJ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Congleton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was spotless. Parking was made available without any problems. Breakfast was a perfect full English served by the most hospitable hosts. Location was close to the city without the noise. In general, you cannot fault this place.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well truely one of the nicest in york having stayed at many over the years,caroline and the girls are so customer focused and smiley. They could teach hotel étiquette to so many other hôteliers, thé breakfast is superb and there cheery attitude to their guests is so heart warming it is like talking to someone very spécial.if ever awards are... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best guest house I have stayed in for a long time. The manager Caroline couldn't be more helpful. We arrived dripping wet and she took our coats and dried them for us. A very friendly place to stay, close to train station and a riverside walk to town. Can't wait to go again.

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting York and using TripAdvisor as a guide to where to stay we booked the St Mary's. Its fair to say that this B&B is by far the best we have stayed in on numerous trips to the city. Barry and Caroline make the start of your day one that leaves you with a smile on your face. They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stayed 13/15 July for 3 nights and had another great stay at this guest house. Clean rooms ,cheerful hosts and great breakfast. It was the first time that my sister and brother in law had visited St Mary's with us and they were impressed with it all. Nice to see Caroline again (always a great welcome). Thanks Barry for yet... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stayed at this location for 3 nights in June. It is located only a 100 yards or so from the river in a quite part of town and within easy reach of the center. Our room was at the front of the house and was large, bright and comfortable. The en-suite was quite small with signs of water leakage... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Excellent location, on a quiet street just a 10 minute stroll by the river to Lendal Bridge, and the Minster. Price better than most other places in York. Clean, good breakfast, free wifi and an hospitable host all contributed to an excellent weekend.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

What can I say but Barry is the Best,this our 7th time we have stayed here and Caroline all ways remember's us.It's was our 25th wedding annerversiry.The breakfast is so lovely and so filling.The room was spotless as usual.Can't wait till our next trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

STAYED for 3 nights from 11/5 to 14/5 and had another great stay at St Mary's thanks to Barry and his staff. It was great to see Caroline again having missed her on our last couple of visits here. Caroline works really hard at making you welcome and really does make breakfast time so enjoyable. There is a great choice... More 

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is a lovely, clean, comfortable and affordable place to stay in York. Within walking distance even with your luggage from the railway station and the town centre. Breakfast was very well presented and a varied choice. Barry was warm and welcoming.

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