We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bowman's

Certificate of Excellence
33 Grosvenor Terrace | Bootham, York YO30 7AG, England
Bowman's
Write a Review

589 reviews from our community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    554
    28
    3
    1
    3
See reviews for
59
255
103
43
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (45)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (589)
  • Mar-May only
    (143)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (191)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (185)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (70)
All months
Willow Vale, Australia
Level Contributor
100 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wallasey
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Shields, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
80 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed for two nights in this guest house and can't recommend it highly enough. Room was spotlessly clean and contained everything you could possibly need, only exception being a hair drier!! Wonderful breakfast in the morning,plenty of choice and plenty of it! Deborah couldn't have been more helpful,and I would certainly stay here again next time I'm in York.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

97 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (92)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (17)
Viewed
Other (55)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities