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Sycamore Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   19 Sycamore Place, York YO30 7DW, England
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Ranked #120 of 207 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Heather A High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent guest house in a superb position. The couple who own the guest house were just wonderful. The breakfast was excellent and the rooms were clean and just perfect for a long weekend break . We would highly recommend the Sycamore.

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Walkden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We have just returned from our birthday weekend at York and stayed at this lovely guest house. The room was lovely(no2) had everything we needed. Elizabeth and her husband made us very welcome from the beginning. She handed us a map and explained how to get to and from the town. Breakfast was fantastic. Full English and cereal. Parking outside... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Just returned from a two night break,stayed in room 2, very old fashioned decor, shower, non existent, tried to shower in the morning, water stone cold, not very good for a 4 star establishment. The bed was comfy but could do with a bigger duvet, breakfast very good, excellent hosts, Elizabeth and Spyros, thought the charge for cards was wrong.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed for one night in September to combine a visit to the theatre with sightseeing in York. When we arrived we were made very welcome and shown to our very comfortable room. The location is great with an easy short walk to the city centre. Being able to park outside the property is a great bonus. The breakfast was... More

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geordie land
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Elizabeth & Spiros couldn't have been more friendly or accommodating and made us feel very much at home. We were offered sherry and mince pies on arrival at their warm and cosy home. The room was a good size with a comfortable kingsize bed in which we slept soundly. It is an old building and we could hear muffled voices... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

this was yet again ,a wonderful b & b thanks to Elizabeth & Spiro, for a very warm welcome, wonderful breakfasts and a restorative sherry after shopping, couldn't ask for more, we will be back, thanks once again

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Disappointed with this guest house as it's in a lovely area within easy walking distance of the centre. In need of some tlc and a refresh. Decoration needs a refurb, tired and old. Not as clean as expected plus it was so cold. 4 degrees in York and heating barely made a difference. It is such a shame as our... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The walls are paper thin and if you stay on the top floor it is certainly most unpleasant. Before I go further I want to stress the lady running it is lovely and I hope this tough review helps .Dave A describes it very well as dirty and cramped The room for three is not a room for three. Yes... More

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Pouzols-Minervois, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This is our third visit to Sycamore Guest House over the last 10 years and we found it as welcoming this time as the previous times. The owners go out of their way to be helpful and the services they offer are great. Excellent breakfast, within easy walking distance to all the popular tourist attractions and an added bonus for... More

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York, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed in room 6. If cleanliness is a priority for you then stay away from this B&B. Black cobwebs over the curtain pelmet, light fittings etc, dirty carpets, cracked basin; which has been 'repaired' badly with glue. The basin is in the main room, not the shower room. Previous guests' toothpaste splatters on the mirror. The wallpaper is peeling... More

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Also Known As:
Sycamore Guest House Hotel York
Sycamore Guest House Hotel
Address: 19 Sycamore Place, York YO30 7DW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Free Parking
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Ranked #120 of 207 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sycamore Guest House 4*
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