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The Groves

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Saint Peters Grove, York YO30 6AQ, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent two nights at The Groves and it was a great place to stay for a weekend. The Groves is situated in a quiet road only a ten minute walk from the city centre and we really liked its character and charm. We visited the Minster, walked the city walls and went on a ghost walk, which was great... More

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Keighley
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were given The Bootham Suite in which to stay. This was very spacious, well appointed and with a large comfortable bed. The location is perfect for The Minster and other attractions in central York. St. Peter's Grove is a quiet cul-de-sac, no traffic noise (this compares favourably with other more prominent hotels.) Breakfast was traditional but of good quality.... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us and we are all delighted you enjoyed your stay in our lovely Bootham Suite with its super-king size bed! We are glad you found our location suitable - on a quiet tree lined cul-de-sac just a 10 minute stroll to York minster with FREE on-site parking (rare in York these days). If returning to York... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location (10 mins walk to York Minster and the walls). Great breakfast (a super fresh fruit salad in the continental breakfast - I counted at least 10 different fruit!). Friendly and helpful staff. Ample sized shower. Rooms we're clean, although decor slightly dated, but this did not detract from the stay! Would definitely revisit.

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

Great to hear you had a fantastic stay. Thank you for taking the time to recommend us. Our continental breakfast and fruit salad has been very popular this summer - glad you enjoyed it. When returning to York give us a call/email and it would be great to welcome you here again. Kind regards, Edward & all the staff @... More

Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Groves is a little gem of a place. We were located in the cottage, outside of the main hotel but it was all clean and very quiet. The staff were all extremely polite and the breakfast was very nice. The location is ideally suited for a quick walk into the city of York and the wifi speed puts all... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

Pleased to hear you had an excellent time in our cottage annex enjoying all aspects of your stay. Thank you for noting our great Wi-Fi speeds. We have invested heavily to ensure good signal and speeds throughout the entire guesthouse with free unlimited access to all those who book directly with us. We hope to see you again sometime soon... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel as said before iclose to Minster and set in a quiet area. It has a courtyard at the back near the car park which would be a nice area to relax in good weather. The main hotel was welcoming and looked clean. The staff were welcoming and helpfull. The breakfast was fine there was a good collection of cereals... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a good stay being warmly welcomed, finding our location convenient and particularly enjoying our cooked to order breakfasts. We are sorry to hear you did not find the décor quite up to scratch - rest assured your comments are taken on board for reference when we look to make improvements in this area during the... More

Corby, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely old house with lots of period features. Our room (21) was comfortable & despite being directly over Reception there was little noise. The room above had creaking floorboards & early risers staying in it but again we weren't disturbed too much. The staff are excellent, friendly & efficient. Breakfasts were superb, freshly cooked & good portions. I particularly... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

We recall your stay and are delighted you found your room comfortable; were welcomed warmly by our staff and enjoyed our superb cooked to order breakfasts. Thank you. Sorry to hear you were a little disturbed by some early rising neighbours but glad this did not detract from an otherwise great stay. Do get in touch if returning to York... More

Goole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here one night for my birthday this week. Booked late to take advantage of a cheap deal, and used Trip Advisor to fine tune my choices. We were looking for a hotel with free parking and that is a rare thing in York. I always use a combination of things when booking accommodation, such as this site, comparison websites... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

Great to hear you had an excellent time here for your birthday enjoying all aspects of your stay. York is indeed particularly busy this time of year and during race meetings but do check back in the winter as York is also a lovely place to visit in the new year and we will have some great special deals too!... More

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a one night stay on a Saturday night and a lovely spacious and comfortable room (room 25) and a great nights sleep. Its a great location, just a 10 min stroll into the centre of York. The service was great, the building was beautiful - we couldn't ask for more. Given that this was only about £20 a... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

Great to hear you had an excellent stay and appreciated our grand building whilst looking for something a little different from the standard chain hotels. Glad you found our four poster room (25) spacious comfortable too. Whilst one night Saturday night stays are at a premium in York in August, our own website (as you have found) as well as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just wanted to endorse much of the positive feedback that I've read on TA. My mother, sister and I have just had a most enjoyable 3 night stay at The Groves. My mother was in a fully accessible and spacious room on the ground floor. It had recently been refurbished. My sister was in a small single room on... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Manager at The Groves, responded to this review

We recall your stay and are all pleased you had an excellent time and we lived up to your (high!) expectations. Also glad you made use of our fully accessible room and were comfortable throughout your stay. As mentioned any niggles are always best brought to the attention of staff and in the majority of cases can be remedied straight... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family of three stayed at The Groves for one evening and were shown to room 39 in an annex across the way from the main hotel. The bathroom was nice and clean and the room a good size, however the mattresses, duvets and pillows were of poor quality for the standard of hotel, coupled with this the room was incredibly... More

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TheGrovesYork-co-uk, Owner at The Groves, responded to this review

I was disappointed to see your first review on TA was so so average and intend to urgently review your comments. Also I was sorry to read you were uncomfortable during the recent heat wave and further compounded by other irritations. We will take immediate remedial action as and where required and thank you for your useful comments. Yours sincerely... More

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Address: 15 Saint Peters Grove, York YO30 6AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Groves 4*
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Personal summary by the owner: The Groves provides first class bed and breakfast accommodation in a pleasant tranquil setting just minutes on foot to the historic city centre. Rooms & bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes - you pay for what you get - yet we are proudly competitive price wise. If you are staying for 3 or more nights or travelling long haul, we highly recommend, subject to budget, taking a large room if available. You will have a clean en-suite room, comfortable bed, a complimentary refreshment tray, and a hearty Yorkshire breakfast. We provide a polite unpretentious helpful service in a 'non-chain' quirky charming environment. We are owner operated and not complacent realising your free time is valuable to you and us. The Groves is unsuitable for groups wanting to party excessively. Other groups contact us for further information. Free parking until checkout. Wifi(that generally has a good signal) flat fee of £4. The accommodation is over 2 floors - no lift. We have ground floor accessible rooms by request. Room fans but no air conditioning. We love York and look forward to welcoming you to The Groves - email or telephone for best rates. David ... more   less 
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