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Grays Court

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Chapter House Street, York YO1 7JH, England
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Ranked #79 of 208 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jim P York, United Kingdom
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  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After previous and very enjoyable visits, I met a couple of friends at Grays Court for food and they and I were bowled over by the fantastic food in the beautiful surroundings of this elegant ancient property. Fantastic service and lovely atmosphere to boot! Highly recommended for weekend trips to York or just to pop in for afternoon tea or... More

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely stay. Beautiful rooms. Exceptional service , coffee and scones on arrival a nice touch. Lunch was good value and tasty, enjoyed sitting in the library as the pianist played. Breakfast is impressive with lots of options, all in beautiful surroundings.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We love to have lunch at Grays Court as it is such a relaxing spot to get away from the shoppers and tourists in York. Whether sitting out in the beautiful garden or eating indoors, Grays Court is an oasis of calm. Sandwich prices may seem high but the huge platter of beautifully served ingredients with which to "make your... More

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Had my wedding here and found it very disappointing, the main course was different to the one at the tasting and the room was very dusty (wrote clean me in the dust) also one of the guests was refused a coffee so had to use an instant from our room. After the complaint they offered us a discount stay for... More

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HHeraty, Owner at Grays Court, responded to this review

Hello, I have just received your review and must confess I am mystified. We have not hosted any weddings this year, and my events manager personally oversees each and every wedding we do hold. She is meticulous in her attention to detail and she is equally perplexed as to who you are. I don't understand the purpose of this review,... More

Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I visited Grays Court for the second time today, first time was just for coffee but had lunch today. After perusing the menu, I opted for the rarebit as did my friend, when it arrived it was two slices of cheese on toast with a bit of relish and lettuce I don't know what I expected but for £8 I... More

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HHeraty, Owner at Grays Court, responded to this review

I am sorry that you didn't feel that you received value for money when you ate with us earlier this month. You are correct when you say that there are places where you can get a meal for around £8.00 in York as there are a myriad of small cafes and tea rooms . Everything we serve here is prepared... More

Longhope, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Grays Court is that most wonderful of phenomenons, an English Eccentric. It exudes individuality and quirkiness, from the odd typo on the website to the original artwork on the walls. It is not slick. But it has class, in buckets. It is calming and quiet, charming and warm. The building is a wonder in itself, decorated entirely appropriately with a... More

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Bacup, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed for one night for my husband's birthday and fell in love with Gray's. We are frequent visitors to York and have stayed in many of it's hotels - but this has to be our new favourite.From the complimentary tea and freshly baked chocolate cookies on arrival, to breakfast in the stunning dinning room in the morning, our stay could... More

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Poulton Le Fylde
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Had a great overnight stay; can't recommend it enough beautiful rooms ,fantastic setting and very friendly staff.The whole place has a really nice ambience possibly due to the fact that it is I believe also a family home; 5 stars

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My friends booked afternoon tea as a birthday treat when visiting York, We arrived as booked at 3.00pm on the Sunday - reception was unattended - we were greeted by the dog. After several minutes we rang the bell for assistance, but nothing happened. Eventually we decided to explore and went up stairs only to be met by a member... More

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HHeraty, Owner at Grays Court, responded to this review

Hello, I was disapointed to see that you have posted your comments on Trip Advisor. We received your emails and letters and responded to all promptly. Rather than get into a "who said what" situation. I feel it best to publish our response to the first complaint you raised. "Dear Veronica, In following to my previous email, I hoped that... More

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

After a lovely morning browsing the delights of York, we were all a little peckish, and not wishing to join the conveyor belt for 'Betty's, we were looking for something a little quieter.I stopped a tour guide for 'York's Ghost Tours' (which look very exciting, and maybe we will look at on our next visit) hoping he would be able... More

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Additional Information about Grays Court

Address: Chapter House Street, York YO1 7JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #79 of 208 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grays Court 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Grade 1 historic house offering luxury accommodation in unforgettable surroundings. ... more   less 
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