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BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   St. Maurices Road | Monk Bar, York YO31 7JA, England
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Ranked #30 of 45 hotels in York
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Downham Market, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well the hotel, where do I start. First room in Monkbar Lodge dirty the carpet was thread bear the bathroom was dirty. Asked for a room change got another room slightly better but the bathroom was mouldy. We waited over an hour for our first course, there was a coach party booked in, it seemed that all the staff including... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Three nights in this three star hotel in York are two too many. It's geared to overnight bus tours to the city, the car park is a construction site, and no longer available so that you have to use the municipal car park which is locked at eight o'clock each night. The rooms vary from modern to quirky with more... More

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

Dear 4RBS, Thank you for your review; yes it is the season for coach tours and we do have a varied and diverse mix of clientel at the hotel ranging from corporate guests, day break leisure, long stay leisure and tour groups. As with most buildings in our beautiful City, part of the building is coming up to 200 years... More

Billericay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The all important car park has disappeared, this is disappointing. The room was comfortable but grossly over priced. I have used the hotel on many previous occasions but this was my last visit. Good location for visitors that don'y have their own transport.

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

Dear Terence D, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to read that this will be your last stay, I understand that you miss the old car park, but we have done a great deal with the council by securing two very close by secure car parks. one is a 30 second walk from the hotel, the other 2... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently organised a group booking at the Monkbar Hotel. Right from my initial contact and particularly throughout our stay, I highly recommend the Monkbar as a venue. All the staff were friendly, really helpful and accommodating. The reception staff were remarked on for their helpfulness and consideration, the porters were most obliging and assisted with carrying things to and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a recent trip to York. Thought we'd stop in a Best Western due to reputation. Staff were great. Breakfast was ok. Bar extremely over priced for food and drink. Rooms were poor. Rooms in need of major renovation and modernisation. En-suite was terrible, with a shower that didn't work properly and a toilet that was probably designed for a... More

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay here . the room was clean , maybe a bit dated .. the staff were fantastic , nothing was too much trouble .. the food was really out of this world , steak was the best i've eaten, lamb shanks truly amazing even the club sandwich was really good . What We loved best about... More

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31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly well done to hotel for emailing me in advance re parking and charges due to building work! Useful had I not been using train. Warm efficient welcome from staff on arrival! Nice sized room which was clean and tidy! Breakfast excellent with plenty of choice! Didn't dine in hotel this time but did use bar - again efficient friendly... More

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Gosforth, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night ,room in monk bar hotel lodge bede room. Shower absolutely disgraceful needed a good clean shower door edges black carpets dirty room furniture should be scrapped Charged £163 for 1night I expect better.I know building work is underway but that is no excuse for basic hygiene.1 positive note the staff I had contact with we're very pleasant.

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Address: St. Maurices Road | Monk Bar, York YO31 7JA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel 3*
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#8 Family Hotel in York #13 Romantic Hotel in York
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The Monkbar Hotel is at the very heart of the historic and vibrant city of York. Ninety-nine double/twin rooms individually designed and decorated, some overlooking our Courtyard garden, others overlooking the City Walls. There are three training suites each with integral break-out rooms and with the facilities to meet the Best Western Executive Standard. The Courtyard Garden is ideal for summer barbecues and relaxing coffee breaks, together with plenty of elegant lounges. Our welcoming bar has a range of draught beers and the restaurant, offering chef's menu and a choice of a la carte options. We are one of the few hotels in York to have been awarded Investors in People, in recognition of the quality of service and care you will receive during your stay! ... more   less 
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