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The Waterfront

5 Kings Staith, York YO1 9SN, England
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South Elmsall, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Again I dont understand what folk want and who complain about this place. I priced up hotels including the one across the road which were all double in price!. We come to york to see york, not stay in admiring the room!. We check in and out till late, back to a comfy bed and back out again first thing.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

was there for one night thank god was doing working at D E F R A so was given this hotel by my firm. I know it was flooding outside when river burst its banks ,but the room was smelly the toilet was dirty lets say ????? would not recommend this to my worst enemy

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at The Waterfront for 2 nights recently and thought it would be ideal as the location is perfect, literally in the centre of York. We were met at the property by the owners and shown to our room (through the flood outside which they failed to mention when they rang me!). The hallway looked dilapidated and the stairs... More 

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Loved this place and will be planning on staying there again when I go back to York. The location is very nice, me and my friend had a nice view of the river. The room was clean and felt very comfortable as well, there was even coffee and tea in the room for the morning. The owner was super welcoming... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Surprised and disappointed that both the bedroom and bathroom were so dirty. The 'tea tray' was covered in hair from a previous occupant and the lamps covered in dust. In the bathroom around the basin taps and the toilet bowl were filthy as was the shower hose. Didn't want to risk walking barefoot on the floor. Not up to any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Me and my other half stayed here for a short break of three days for our anniversary and it was lovely, it was budget but the views we got here were fantastic! The room was really spacious and we were pleased for that, it was very well furnished and super tasteful with old framed pictures, sweet love hearts, cushions, lamps... More 

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wakefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

hotel was clean and bathroom big, the bed was very comfy. The owner was friendly and showed us places to park our car. The hotel is next to a bar so yes there was noise but we barely noticed it as we were out till the late hours ourselves. would definitely go again :)

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South Elmsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Well where do I start. Firstly ignore the bad reviews. There must be something wrong with these people. the place states its not really a hotel, no reception, just rooms above a lovely little restaurant. Easy check in times and a courtesy call the day before by the ever so friendly owner who was most helpful. On arrival at the... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Was in York with some friends - was the only one staying here. The room was bigger than I expected and quieter - especially considering there was a large chain pub right next door! The bed was comfortable and the en-suite was very clean. I did have to put down the blind in the bathroom as it looked out on... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stayed on a Saturday night, checked in at 12 lunch time and didn't have to check out until 12 the following day. Found the place with ease following Google maps, Its not a Hotel at all but simply some rooms above a bar and restaurant so there is no reception area or hotel front, just a black door on a... More 

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