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The Sycamore Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   19 Sycamore Place | Bootham, York YO30 7DW, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
RachelStanley St Helens, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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St Helens, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a lovely weekend at the Sycamore Guest House. The owners couldn't do enough for us in order to make our trip special. We stayed in Room 6, which had it's own toilet and was a decent size. The room was cleaned each day and fresh towels and bedding were provided upon request. The breakfast was... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two women, traveling alone, found comfort and safety, in this lovely surroundings. I would stay there entirely for a period of time. We were able to do walks to special places like Clifford Towers and the Quilt Museum. Walk back to the Sycamore to rest. Back to town for a Cornish Pastry to lunch and shop at the Shambles. Back... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

just returned from a short weekend in York. The Sycamore is clean and tidy, the breakfasts are great and filling. Just what we needed before a long days walking. We were made to feel very welcome by Elizabeth and Spyros and if we return to York, this will be first port of call

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A lovely guest house. Elizabeth and Spyros were very friendly, welcoming and helpful. The en-suite bedroom was a good size and nice and clean. A comfortable big bed and each day the room was cleaned and towels replaced. Breakfast was excellent and filling. Close to centre of York, with a pleasant five minute walk through museum gardens. Will be definite... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My son and his girlfriend were due to stay at the sycamore on the 31St for two nights. Due to unforseen circumstances that were out of their control they were no longer able to make it. They cancelled the booking on the 24th and were still charged £140. I rang the sycamore to explain the situation on their behalf and... More 

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19Sycamore, Owner at The Sycamore Guest House, responded to this review

We welcome the opportunity to point out that you did not stay with us. Moreover, the booking you refer to was made through Booking.com and was cancelled under seven days before arrival. (The booking had been held in good faith since last May.) In our clearly set out Terms & Conditions, 'cancellations under seven days before the date of arrival... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Me and my partner stayed at this lovely guest house on the 24/10/2014. It was our first time in York but we was made too feel welcome as soon as we stepped through the front door. The owners took care of us with no trouble and showed us some good places too visit during our stay. The rooms were traditional... More 

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York, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in room6. The bathroom facilities are a joke. To get out of the shower you have to climb over the toilet. You can not sit on the toilet and close the door, your knees are in the way and I am only 5 foot!!!! Breakfast is quite late 8.30 and lasts for half an hour.... More 

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Wells-next-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Parking in York is terrible but mine host found us a spot just outside the guesthouse...for £2. As others have said this is not a post hotel but the room was comfortable, the breakfast nicely cooked and the rates very reasonable. I still have trouble finding places where I can look in the shaving mirror without bending my knees or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this very friendly Guest House. The excellent breakfast certainly set us up for the day. Nothing was too much trouble. Next time we visit York we'll stay at The Sycamore again.

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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The accommodation overviews and most of the reviews seem pretty accurate - so if you're looking for a guest house, with all its quirks and a great location in York then its a perfect choice. I was in Room 6 which is at the very top with the bathroom (shower & toilet) partitioned as a room in the corner -... More 

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Address: 19 Sycamore Place | Bootham, York YO30 7DW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sycamore Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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