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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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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Aalborg, Denmark
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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
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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6 helpful votes 6 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

When we arrived, I could not believe how long it took to check in, ok they were a few people in the queue, but absolutely no excuse for 30 minute wait, what can possibly take so long? There was a big group of us and we were split over a number of rooms, they were not consistent at all; some... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Where to start? Maybe the positives - beautiful old building, awesome location, staff are generally nice and try to be helpful, dorms spacious and beds comfortable, and extra toilets in addition to dorm ensuite. But that's where it ends... We got there and were told that they made a mistake and we would have to change rooms after the first... More

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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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