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Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   17 Blossom Street, York YO24 1AQ, England
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Ranked #98 of 213 York B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night in one of the family rooms, which we couldn't fault, clean, comfy beds and well presented. The reception staff were very helpfull and the reception area/ shop area/'lounge' area was lovely, although the stairs upto the rooms were in need of refurbishment.The breakfast was good although the dinning area is a bit cramped.It is very... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Stayed 2 nights with my mother as a treat for her to visit York. The Convent is very impressive as you walk in with a lovely warm atmosphere. We stayed in the St Peter room which was very clean and comfortable. The ensuite was also very clean with good fittings and a great shower. The breakfasts are amazing! Staff very... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Steeped in history this grade 1 listed, characterful building houses a working convent school as well as 19 spotlessly clean rooms for B&B visitors. The award winning breakfasts are excellent. It is opposite a Weatherspoons pub with great food bargains and a short walk from the city centre. The staff are extremely welcoming and helpful. A perfect place to stay... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I stayed two days at the Bar Convent B&B and found it basic, but clean and comfortable. It's close to all the attractions I wanted to see in York, as well as a few minutes walk to the train station. The building is a warren of small rooms and suites, but that's how they built them back then. There's a... More 

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barconvent, General Manager at Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments. I'm sorry that our WIFI caused you difficulties at the time you stayed, just to advise that we are upgrading our WIFI facilities to have the latest fibre optic broadband together with an upgraded commercial WIFI system at the end of October 2014. This will be in place by early... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Live only 45 minutes away; but could have been using this fabulous facility before now - HAD I known, well at least I can share this with others. Peaceful, functional, great service and facilities in the heart of York; less than 10 minutes from the rail station or city centre. Used café, outside seating area, and hotel accommodation - with... More 

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Lancashire
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Exceptionally clean room and very welcoming and helpful staff, nothing was too much trouble. Loved the quirkiness of the building and the history of the place is fascinating, wonderful garden just off the café and so peaceful considering you were situated on perhaps the busiest crossroads in York. Food was great, the scrambled eggs and sausage were excellent, Stay here... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Hungry at work my self and colleague decided to purchase a hot sandwich for lunch. So being not far away from the Bar Convent and i was on my bike that day decided to phone in for a sandwich to be picked up by myself. We looked at the menu on line and decided on a hot sausage and caramalised... More 

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Singapore
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed two nights at the Bar Convent for the price and location. About 7 minutes' walk to the railway station, and easy to find. Just cross the road, and you are within the city walls. The place is old, but has its charm. Quaint would be the perfect word to describe it. Room is small but adequate. I think most,... More 

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jackieh70
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6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Really central location to stay. Lovely ..really friendly hotel. Great staff great ..comfy bed. Defo would stay again...hope its soon too :) Great hotel with a great chapel inside and stunning gardens

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was my first stay and I thoroughly enjoyed it. If travelling by car, it's a bit of a pain (and expensive) feeding the ticket machine in the public car park but for those using the train, it's a brilliant location. The room and en-suite was excellent - very nice to stay somewhere different from the usual 'chains'. The breakfast... More 

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Address: 17 Blossom Street, York YO24 1AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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