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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 #27 of 46 hotels in York
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Irby, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A large group of old friends stayed for a long weekend at the Monkbar Hotel. We go away each year and have been choosing Best Western Hotels for a while as they are all individual and give excellent service and value. All nine double rooms were large,comfortable and clean with everything we needed: iron, hairdryer, tea, coffee, chocolate, tv, wi-fi,... More

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room excellent! Location excellent! Bathroom excellent! Staff excellent! What more can we say everything was excellent!We had a marvellous stay and definitely recommend this hotel - its the best in York!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My Husband and I and 2 work colleagues stayed here following a day at York races. On first impression I was quite impressed however upon only being able to fit 2 people and 2 overnight bags in the lift, this was not the case. No found the corridors more to be like a rabbit warren and also a health hazard... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

To be honest, we spent very little time in our room...a shame because we had been upgraded to a suite!!! The location of the hotel was absolutely perfect! Food was average but it was clean, spacious and we were always greeted with polite/attentive service. We will visit again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely evening meal we had a party of 16 some had starters all food came out hot very well presented sweets the same service second to none and no rush to get us out of the restaurant at the monks bar will be back excellent

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night in room 38 in the old part of the hotel. Lovely spacious room but due to the very low ceiling I twice smacked my head on a beam - where are the low ceiling signs? The low ceiling means you can clearly hear what the people in the room above are doing, which meant overhearing... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An unfortunate experience due to poor value for money. £100 for one night bed with breakfast. I expected more than a cramped room with no more than a large single bed. Breakfast was average. A reasonable selection but warm not hot as per most help yourself breakfasts. Room was clean enough but a few things missing or not working. On... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

hotel is in an excellent place for shopping and visiting this is the 2nd time we have stayed here and liked the little touch of the small box of chocs and a note saying welcome back. breakfast was good there was a choice for all taste buds only issue I think here is there should be more staff as a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me say straight away the staff at this hotel are both helpful and very obliging. That aside, the hotel accommodation leaves a lot to be desired. On the surface the public areas are pleasant and inviting, but behind this the accommodation is far from acceptable. Our room was not worth £120 a night. Old furniture, creaking floors, shower caps... More

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Also Known As:
Best Western York
York Best Western
Address: St. Maurices Road | Monk Bar, York YO31 7JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Monkbar Hotel is at the very heart of the historic and vibrant city of York, offering free parking for residents. 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 Liberty 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#8 Family Hotel in York
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Monkbar Hotel is at the very heart of the historic and vibrant city of York, offering free parking for residents. 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 Liberty 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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