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Bowman's

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33 Grosvenor Terrace | Bootham, York YO30 7AG, England
Bowman's
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Westlake Village, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay at Bowman's in York, the guest house is beautifully decorated. It was very close and easy walk to get to Old Town York and The Shambles. The rooms were small but very good value. Very clean and comfortable, even had coffee in our room. Deborah was a lovely host and wanted to make sure we were happy,... More 

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Willow Vale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Booked via email and it was easy (allow a day or 2 for a reply) and good service :) When we arrived in the afternoon we were surprised to see a note in the door asking us to call a number. This put us off just a little because we didn't have a phone (traveling from Australia) and we were... More 

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debra2, Owner at Bowman's, responded to this review

Initially we contacted trip advisor regarding the comments made in this review hoping they would speak with the reviewer, however this did not happen and trip advisor advised us to write a management response. There are a couple of paragraphs in the review that in our opinion are not factually correct and we can’t understand why they have been worded... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We have stayed at Bowmans for a few years now , it's the most friendly and clean , decorated and the upkeep is to the highest of standards . We visit York every June and we rebook every year at bowmans , well worth a visit and I am sure you won't be dissappointed with the standards and the friendliness... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We stayed with some friends who booked this B&B for 2 nights, and we were very pleased with their choice… Our room was very clean and very comfortable. The full breakfast was great and well cooked The location is excellent with easy walking distance to the centre of York. Deborah was a lovely host. We would highly recommend the guest... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed for two nights last week with friends from Munich. Deborah is a very friendly hostess & helps to make the visit enjoyable. Easy car parking, right outside the B&B and then a very pleasant 10 minute stroll to the centre of York. Everything you could wish for is provided, even down to a new toothbrush in case you've... More 

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Wallasey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We have just stayed at Bowmans for the weekend to meet up with friends who travelled up from Surrey.The guesthouse is approximately a 15 minutes walk from the railway station.Our friends drove to York and were given a parking permit for right outside the building by the owner. Bowmans is very well presented and was very clean and comfortable.Everything you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Debra's a lovely lady! Soft bed; nice food. This B&B is just beside city center: 5 minutes away from the York Minster; 10 minutes away from the railway station; 10 minutes away from the Shambles and 15-20 minutes away from the Clifford's Tower.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My wife and I have stayed here before with a group of friends we have just had 2 nights at this superb Guest house. Spotlessly clean, free Wi Fi, comfortable en suite bedrooms, fantastic hosts cannot do enough for you so friendly. Close to the Minster 10 minute walk to station lovely quiet location. And the breakfast sets you up... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stayed at Bowmans for more than a week and it was the perfect place to visit the city of York. Room was very clean and comfortable. Quiet, attractive location within a 10 minute walk of the city center. Breakfasts were high quality and plentiful. The owners are very friendly and accommodating which makes the guesthouse seem like a home... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stopped here for 2 nights and what can I say it is by far the best I've stopped in. The room was clean and tidy with a nice en-suite and the bed was very comfortable, I had the best nights sleep id had in a long time! then breakfast which was an amazing start to the day very well presented... More 

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