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23 St. Mary's

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   23 St Mary's | Bootham, York YO30 7BZ, England
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Ranked #69 of 208 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010
SueC1010 Manchester, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010

No 23 is very well situated for easy access to the city either by road or on foot through the Museum Gardens or along the riverside. It is very cosy, evidently well looked after and well maintained, and spotlessly clean. The room, on the top floor, was very compact but had everything I required. I particularly liked the large dispensers... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2010

Very nice home with small but comfortable en suite bedrooms. The couple running it had lots of info about York, gave us a map and some good recommendations for eating out. There was free parking on the street. There was a small fridge halfway up the stairs where you could get cold cans of soft drink and water and an... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2010

The 4 poster mattress was too soft for us but we loved the very modern bathroom. Chris & Julie were cordial w/o being intrusive & helpful when needed. This is not a sit around & chat w/others kind of place. You have your own key and everyone just comes and goes. It was TOO far to walk to railway station... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

23 St Mary's is within easy walking distance of the city centre and railway station. I stayed for one night and was a little apprehensive walking down from the station; it's at the bottom end of the road and many of the establishments nearby looked a little run down. I was surprised to see that it was a good old... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

I was nervous when booking this B&B as they had rooms available at the last minute. I needn't have worried; it was one of the nicest places I've stayed in. This was my parents' first holiday in years; it was perfect - it is central, so not too far to walk, and close to the river and gardens for a... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

Absolutely a nice place to stay - if you can handle carrying your bags upstairs. Nice, clean, cozy, quiet and what not. Extremely friendly staff and good location - just a short walk from the Minster and York Museum Gardens are on the way from the bus/railway station. 23 St. Mary's was such a nice place to start our "Tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

23 St Marys Bootham York is the best accomadatind that i have ever stayed in. My wife and i have stayed in many B&B accomadatins all over the country. We believe that 23 St Marys is possibly the best accomadation any body could hope to stay in, in fact it is that good good we now stay at least three... More

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W Yorkshire
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

I'd read some of the negative reviews and was a little concerned, what with it being a rather big birthday. But when we arrived, Carol, who was busy retouching paintwork, was lovely, friendly and welcoming. And the room itself, the one with the four poster, was beautiful; nicely furnished and decorated, and with plenty of milk to go with the... More

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Lancaster England
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

We had the misfortune to stay at number 23 at the same time as a Norwegian School party occupied all of the other rooms in the Guest House. We were allocated a small room (number one)-- with a double bed shoe-horned into it. I don't know how many slept next door in the showpiece 4 poster bedroom - but I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

My stay at 23 St Marys was quite nice, but not quite up to what I was expecting. The location is great - about 10mins walk from the centre of town, and you can walk through the museum gardens or along the river to get there. The couple running the B&B were polite and fairly helpful, but not particularly chatty... More

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Address: 23 St Mary's | Bootham, York YO30 7BZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — 23 St. Mary's 4*
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Award winning Victorian townhouse centrally located being only a short stroll from both the rail station and City centre. Individually decorated rooms with antiques throughout. A hearty breakfast will be served by Chris and Julie to start your day perfectly. ... more   less 
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