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Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast

3.0 of 5
17 Blossom Street, York YO24 1AQ, England
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Ranked #94 of 216 York B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
sidney62 Doncaster, United Kingdom
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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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

managed to get a one night stay in York, yes thats right, one night on a friday as well, the wife was at the hospital for a check up, all well cheers, and it went along with our 19 years together so we thought we would try and stay, that's when i got this place, it was just great, from... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This a better than your average B * B and is reflected in the price . The Place: Run by an order of nuns who have converted part of the convent into guesthouse. Just outside The Micklegate, car parking round the corner at Nunnery Lane )Thursdays free. 15 minute walk to The Shambles, 10 min walk from The National Railway... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Clean, tidy room and very helpful welcome from the duty staff. The Bar Convent is centrally located close to the top of Micklegate and a short walk from the train station and a slightly longer, but certainly do-able walk to the centre of York. The room I had - St Marks - was very roomy and comfortable. The place does... More 

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tulsa, OK
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103 reviews 103 reviews
36 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Only a short walk from the train station & the town center, the convent provides an exceedingly clean & peaceful haven, especially nice for a single traveller. Easy to find & within walking distance of everything. Price is moderate & the food delicious & simple.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A really nice location near the main attractions. It has an absolutely beautiful chapel (along with an old priest hiding hole and St Margaret Clitherow's relic). Furthermore it has a lovely Cafè and gift shop and is well worth a visit. The Staff are friendly. It has a museum also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Clean tidy, close to town and the train station, staff very helpful. Did not give it 5stars as minor faults with decor. Was allowed to check in early. There was plenty of bedding and everything was so handy for York and all its attractions. Will be returning soon

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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 November 23, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 

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