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Abbey Guest House

#62 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in York
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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13/14 Earlsborough Terrace | Marygate, York YO30 7BQ, England
Abbey Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We are a retired couple we tried to book 2 days stay at this guesthouse they asked the reason for our visit we informed for a day at the races and sightseeing. They claimed they have had trouble with race goers after explaining we are a retired couple saying we would leave with them a security deposit of there choice,... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

We have asked Trip Advisor to remove this review as according to their guidelines you do actually have to use the facilities of the provider in order to write a review. However, in the meantime, it would seem only fair to provide a comment. We spent a considerable amount of time explaining our policy to Brian but clearly he still... More 

South Shields, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just to say my wife and myself have just returned from spending Three nights in the Abbey guest house in York and once again thanks to Jane and kingsley for making our stay enjoyable we stayed in room number two with a river view all I can say is roll on next year to return for another stay all the... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Fred and Lorraine for your very kind review. It is always a pleasure to see you and hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again next year, especially as we have just made some improvements to your favourite River View room. If you want a preview you will have to look at our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My and my mam are regular visitors to this guest house, I love this guest house, everytime we go we always get perfect service of Jane and Kingsley! I recommend this guest house to everyone, beautiful location next to the river and beautiful rooms followed by delicious breakfast! It was a perfect visit for my birthday weekend! :)

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

So pleased that you and your Mum enjoyed another stay with us, especially as it was a birthday and Mother’s Day treat. Thank you for posting such a complimentary review and we look forward to seeing you both again in the not too distant future! More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed at the Abbey Guest House on a weekend break in York. It's in a quiet location on the banks of the river close to York rail station. The B&B is very clean and well kept, my room (room 4) was spacious and had a small sofa in it. The bathroom facilities are excellent including a power shower. Breakfast... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to review our guest house. We appreciate you mentioning how quiet we are given our location, close to the city centre, as we benefit fromalmost no passing traffic – apart from the river boats of course! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sutton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We took advantage of the Winter offer and would certainly revisit . The location is superb both for walking into the City and accessing the train station. After a welcoming pot of tea and brownies, we were delighted with our larger room and bathroom. The guest tray was very well set up with all sorts of nibbles. The Ecossential range... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much Diane for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do find that our Superior Double room is especially good for longer stays, being more spacious with a full bathroom, including a bath. What a great idea to make even more... More 

Winter Park, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stayed here after my transatlantic flight and it was perfect! The Abbey has to be the best situated spot in town, 5-10 minutes from the train station, and Jane and Kingsley are so accommodating I can't imagine a more pleasant stay. It's near to everything, the owners are fabulously helpful in every way. I was short a charger and... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Nelson and thank you for your super review. As we have lots of international visitors we are well prepared and have a variety of chargers & travel plugs available for our guests to use. Thank you for mentioning our location, we are very convenient for the train station and the city and we love living by the river too!... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

In a perfect river view location, Abbey Guest house is a beautifully presented BnB that we will definitely visit again! Once you park your car there you don't need to drive again; a walk over the bridge takes you to the fab National railway museum or walk the other way and there you straight into the city of York with... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, it was a pleasure to meet you and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay (and the National Rail Museum) so much. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

North Wales
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights recently, would have been more but we couldn't get in as long as we hoped,[ moral-book early]. We were greeted as old friends having stayed before since the new proprietors took over. We found that they have kept up the standards of Alec and Jill and have put their own brand on the... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write your review, it has been a pleasure this year to welcome back so many of Gill and Alec’s ‘regulars’ who we now consider to be ours too! It was lovely to have you both to stay again and we very much enjoyed your company and great sense of humour. We... More 

newcastle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Just home after spending two nights here it was lovely bed was comfy and the shower was brilliant wish mine was the same at home! Breakfast was lovely and the whole place was clean and tidy lovely cup of tea and cake when we arrived which was very welcome after travelling.free car parking and short walk to everywhere we wanted... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it’s great to get such positive feedback. So pleased you liked the power shower, it does make for a good start to the day! We look forward to welcoming you again, don't forget to keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for special offers and late availability. More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Just come back from the York illuminations two night stay! If you like staying in York this is a really good location as well as being a smashing B/B Lovely hot breakfast, really clean establishment, very friendly and welcoming! Short walk on the river bank to York Minster and all the attractions. Oh free parking too! Also very short walk... More 

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AGHYork, Owner at Abbey Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your super review; it was a pleasure to meet you both. We are glad you enjoyed your stay as well as the York Illuminations. As you know, there is always something going on in York and we look forward to forward to welcoming you both again in the future. More 

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