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16 Pavement, York YO1 9UP, England
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Golden Fleece
Ranked #130 of 213 York B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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142 reviews 142 reviews
29 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere and character in this pub and when you first walk in you almost feel as if you are already drunk because the floors slope so much, even our two drinks had lop sided heads on them. There was a good atmosphere on New Year’s Eve and just before we left, three young lads had just started... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a delightful and quirky pub situated in the heart of York with a great view of the Shambles. We were booked into the Minster suite for one night - a luxury treat for our wedding anniversary weekend which had been extended to meet up with family. Unfortunately the two nights previous stay in the Premier Inn (at a... More 

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York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had booked a table hear because I had heard the food was quite good and not too expensive being so close to Christmas. We were greeted by a young man at the door who said we couldn't come in as it's full. I told we had a table booked so he reluctantly let us in. We waiting a while... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Went to York with my 3 sons and 2 friends my 3 sons went in just before us the bouncer refused us entry saying they did not let large groups in I replied they are family. He replied they are the rules. We are not that kind of people but he would not let us in. One of my sons... More 

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Cambridge
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127 reviews 127 reviews
35 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Ok, so we visited on a bustling Saturday but I cannot help thinking that had the pub got its staffing levels right and probably staff who were interested in getting more clients in, then they could have done a lot more trade. I say this as there was a male standing around appearing to be doing very little and watching... More 

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Brough Sowerby, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

After reading about the amazing food here, we walked miles in York to find this place...and, the food was very good (though frozen chips????)...but the state of the place was ridiculous!! We were seated upstairs, in a kind of half restaurant half village hall kind of affair, that just looked tired and dated and unkempt. That being said, the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed in the shambles. Was only people there and told we'd get all the activity as we were the only ones there. Apart from a shadow figure and the door not wanting to lock/unlock properly we didn't see much paranormal activity. The bed was comfy the bathroom was gorgeous and the breakfast was massive, lovely and really filled us up... More 

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leeds
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I was booked into the Minster Suite as a surprise 40th birthday treat by my sister. Upon entering the room I was extremely disappointed with the standard of both decor and cleanliness! With a room rate of £130 for one night I was expecting much cleaner, pleasurable accommodation! The carpet was thread bare, with a bathroom match placed strategically over... More 

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were a party of 4 ,stayed 3and 4 dec in two rooms , Lady pecket and muster suit very old and uneven felt like you were walking abored a ship ,Brilliant ambiance .The bedrooms were clean and warm, lovely old furnture with noisy floorboards and doors but grate it gives this the spoky feeling . Well we slept sound... More 

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed at the Golden Fleece in York for our first wedding anniversary. We were of course familiar with the reputation that this establishment has and this was part of the reason that we decided to stay overnight. We had been to the Golden Fleece previously but only for a drink. So i did look at previous reviews on here... More 

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Additional Information about Golden Fleece

Address: 16 Pavement, York YO1 9UP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Golden Fleece Hotel York
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