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Safestay York

4.0 of 5 88 - 90 Mickelgate, York YO1 6JX, England (Formerly Ace York - Boutique Hostel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a tad nervous to stay here but actually had a pretty good experience. Yes, they were completing some refurbishments but they didn't get in the way of anything and didn't make any noise during the night. The staff were nice and friendly -happy to help! Had free breakfast of the basics but nothing to complain about there. Location... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I didn't actually manage to stay here, despite making a booking a couple of months beforehand! We ended up cancelling our entire weekend to York thanks to the mismanagement of this hostel. Two weeks before we were due to stay I received a number of missed calls from the hostel (returning the calls and playing cat and mouse trying to... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This affordable hostel was clean, not too noisy or busy and had a free breakfast of fresh croissants, juice, instant coffee, cereals etc. If you're on a budget, this is great value for money and it's fun to go on a trail of the building, reading the history of each room. There's also a games room and a large telly... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Nowhere to park, sent upstairs to my room, was told 'bed 3'.. Went to bed 3 (this is after I has to take my car miles down the road to park it) laid down and got on with some uni work.. went to sleep, woke up to some woman turning the light on saying she's in my bed..turned round, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This hotel is in an old house and is very nice. The staff is helpful and very kind. The hotel is well situated (near railway station and the center of York). Breakfast is free and good (coffee, tea, fruit juice, yoghurt, cereal, croissant, jam...). I was in a bedroom of 6 bed with my friend and we slept very well... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stayed here in Nov 2013 as a last minute resort after winning a competition to attend a special event in York city centre. No issues with booking, arrived in the afternoon, was checked in, and stayed in the room on the first floor that had 10 beds. When I arrived, I could smell the room was full of men's deodrants.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This 4 star hostel in the center of York is worth staying at. For the budget traveller it meets ones needs and includes a basic continental breakfast. Close to Micklegate, you can walk the old city walls from here all the way around,except the very few places it isnt connected. The hostel is situated a 20minutes slow walk from the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a high end hostel with excellent facilities and clean washrooms. The bathrooms are cleaned thoroughly and so are all the corridors. The beds were very comfortable and were very old- usually cheap modern beds are bought but these fit nicely. If staying as a school group/ young people you can be sure it is very safe- the heavy... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I'm trying to bear in mind that I stayed in a hostel, not a hotel; so here goes :- The wait to check in was outrageous. 16 blokes, 3 rooms, no queue, and yet still 40-odd minutes...? The rooms themselves were ok. Showers/bathrooms fine, although our windows didn't shut for some reason which meant the room was mega noisy at... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Visited this establishment for 2 night stay, group of 12 lads, got what we paid for, staff were helpful, rooms were clean and comfortable, the building over 300 years old but very modern on the inside. Just remember if you reading reviews to book, this place is a hostel. not a hotel

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Address: 88 - 90 Mickelgate, York YO1 6JX, England (Formerly Ace York - Boutique Hostel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Safestay York 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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