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The Gillygate

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   48 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
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Ranked #147 of 208 York B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Anniefromyorkshire Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here after York Races & we were delighted with the place! It's just been refurbished and the whole place is excellent - charming bar, great beers/wines, lovely decor, nice beer garden and fab,clean, contemporary rooms! It's only a short walk into the old part of York so within close proximity of more great bars & restaurants. Excellent service... More

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I stayed at the Gillygate this week before attending the York Uni open day. We had booked a twin room but when we arrived were allocated a newly refurbished and very smart double room each! The location is great - just a few minutes walk to the Minster, city wall, shops and restaurants. Breakfast was good -... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really happy to talk to the enthusiastic chef and try the new menu today. Amazing pie, best I can think of and super day fresh fish & chips. So happy to see such a great pub with decent ale and food and decor. If you haven't been in yet, give it a try. Well done Brian & Suzi (and chef,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

York seems to be the "must go to" place as the moment and the pub companies have responded. There have been 3 major pub renovations in the last month alone and The Gillygate is one of them. The old place was symptomatic of many pubco places at the moment that were undervalued and suffer from a lack of investment. It... More

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Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week whilst in York myself and husband went to the Gillygate for liquid refreshment. Staff were very pleasant, as was the Thatchers cider!! Beer garden well laid out but would look better with decent parasols and not "pub brand" ones. Food menu looked and priced good but did not have time to sample. Would recommend.

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Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Gillygate has just re-opened, following an extensive refurbishment and I had the pleasure of staying in one of the newly appointed rooms. If you are visiting York then I would highly recommend staying at The Gillygate. Why? - Fabulous location, just behind York Minster with views of the Minster and the City Walls. - Private Car Park if you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were not expecting much reading previous comments but what a surprise to arrive on the 20th June to see that the whole place been renovated! Everything is brand new, the room I stayed has new TV, a comfortable couch, spanking new bathroom. I would have loved to stay for another 2 more nights but had to move on. The... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Forget all previous reviews of this place - from today, 20th June, there's nothing left of the old place - and that's a real plus... The bar is new, the 2 lounges are totally new, the beer garden is new and there's 8 new bedrooms totally renovated. I walked in the pub with my wife and we thought we had... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The staff were very welcoming and friendly but the pub and bedrooms were very tired , the Decore was dated , the bathroom was horrible , Lino was old , tiles with mould on grout , shower wasn't very powerful and made a noise , when you flushed toilet sounded like was gonna drop through floor . The best bit... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed for one night 12.4.2014. The pub itself is cosy and welcoming with very friendly staff. The breakfast was delicious!! The room as mentioned in other reviews had décor from the 1970's including the hairdryer! The en-suite was full of mould with no window or extractor fan. However the bedding & towels were crisp and clean. Location is perfect.... More

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Address: 48 Gillygate, York YO31 7EQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Gillygate 3*
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The Gillygate is a newly refurbished 'pub with rooms' just a stones throw from York city centre we are in the perfect position for you to explore this beautiful city. Our aim is simple, to make everyone's stay with us as memorable and hassle free as possible. Our rooms are luxuriously appointed and downstairs in the pub you will find a great mix of locals and visitors enjoying themselves over a drink from our extensively stocked bar. We have twice weekly quizzes and visiting performers passing through from time to time. Guests can also enjoy an evening in our 'Whiskey Snug' and take advantage of our growing selection. If there is anything else we can do to make your stay more enjoyable just let us know. ... more   less 
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