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BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel

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St. Maurices Road | Monk Bar, York YO31 7JA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just stayed for 2night break with super breaks excellent value for money lovely food hotel clean going through a refurbishment at the moment but didn't affect our stay. The staff are excellent Leanne the receptionist couldn't do enough for you and Georgina the waitress at the bar was excellent we had such a laugh with her she made our holiday

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was booked by a friend of mine and I have to say I was extremely disappointed. From the minute I arrived I was told there is no car parking and I would need to park in a public care park - the monkbar car park. Not the securest of places as was an open area behind some houses, also... More 

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear andrew w, I am sorry you were dissapointed and that your expectations were not exceeded. The car park that we reccomended is one of two close by that we use, The idea is that you unload bags and laptops in one of our unloading bays at the hotel and we will ensure that they are taken to your room,... More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location for this hotel just a stones throw away from the City Walls with lots of things to see and do, the hotel is currently being refurbished and the completed rooms are very comfotable and well presented

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew M, Thank you for your super review on and sharing you experience it with all TripAdvisor readers. It was a genuine delight to read that the you thoroughly enjoyed your stay in York, and that you found our newly refurbished rooms to be so pleasing. It has been a challenge to get to where we are now and... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Tired, dated and the only benefit was lovely staff! They are a credit to you. Checked into room on front street - heard street noise before opened door! Changed to double decker ... Very tired, dated and not hoovered or bath clean! Neither room looked like those advertised! Breakfast was manic but thankfully we got there before the rush. Mattress... More 

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LynneandSam, I am sorry that you were disappointed with the room in which you stayed. We aim to exceed our guests expectations in every way and I sincerely apologise for any shortfall which you encountered. Rooms should be comfortable and clean, I will certainly discuss your feedback with management to address the issues. It was great to read that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While my wife & I enjoyed are visit to York, There was a wedding going on at are hotel there was very little noise as well as the staff being helpful only one thing is subject to our disapproval that is the parking is advised as 26 hours for five pounds which it is if you get there for eight... More 

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David F, Thank you for your review, Its great to hear that the we at the Monkbar were able to help make your stay in York a weekend full of fun. I will certainly share your comments with the entire team. The parking permits last from when you check in and last until 10am the following morning. If you... More 

Peterlee, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely room cosy and warm very clean bathroom. All staff were friendly and helpful with excellent customer service. Breakfast buffet was great with excellent choice. We will most definitely be going again

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janet W, Thank you for your wonderful review, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed such a fab stay with us, I will ensure your comments are shared with the entire team. Thank you for staying with us here at the Best Western Monkbar Hotel in York. sincerely, Greg and the Monkbar team More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just getting back from our second stay at monksbar hotel the stay was very pleasent staff we very good. We had a up grade on our room and it was cosy and warm it was my birthday there was a birthday card and some sweets in the room when we arrived the meals in the Resturant we wounderfull... More 

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynn760, Thank you for your review, its great to read that you had a great time on your Birthday trip away with us here at the Best Western Monkbar Hotel. I am delighted to know that you liked the little touches that helped make your stay such a special one. We look forward to welcoming you back on your... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Monkbar Best Wester for 5 nights .The room was very comfortable,clean and warm . The bathroom was very clean as well . The food both in the restauarant and room service was great (reason for differentiation is because they serve off two different menus) but whatever I chose it was great. The staff in the restaurant... More 

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Greg P, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear agnes n, Thank you for your review, I am so glad that we were able to surprise and delight you with your recent stay at the Best Western Monkbar here in our beautiful City of York. I hope you return to us soon for another great stay, Yours sincerely, Greg and the Monkbar team. More 

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