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Hotel 53

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53 Piccadilly, York YO19PL, England
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Ranked #26 of 46 Hotels in York
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is ideally situated close enough to the centre of town to walk there. There are lots of pubs and places to eat close by. It is not far from the river has plenty of parking just opposite. My room was huge and over looking the castle keep. The bathroom was adequate size. Breakfast is a buffet style however... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked same day for a last minute overnight stay with husband and children (2 & 4). Booked online and paid £180 for a family room and breakfast. Parking was £10 extra. The room was tiny - the size of a standard double, so with the sofa bed out was completely full. If the cot bed I'd requested had been put... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although a fine budget priced hotel with modern looking rooms and decent bathrooms this place is let down by how over bearable hot the room was. It was not even a particularly hot day that we stayed but despite getting a fan from reception which we've had going all night the room is still too hot. The window only opens... More 

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Knowsley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Traveled to York for the first time with my wife and this hotel was fine, nothing special about its decor and certainly not steeped in history as its a modern build but not furnished all that well old and tired looking furnishings

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here Saturday 20th June, we stayed here last year and loved it but I'm afraid I will not be back! I paid £210 for bed and breakfast then on arrival we were charged £30! Next morning went for breakfast to be told it wasn't paid for so I should the lady on reception my email... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Hotel 53. It really is great that our guests choose to return to Hotel 53 however I am really disappointed too that you had this unusual experience on this occasion. The £30 that you mention you were asked to pay on arrival is our standard 'Pre-Authorisation' asked from all guests... More 

Agoura Hills, California
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is new and very modern, the room is much bigger for a European-like hotel, and the bathroom is wider and roomier. The beds are comfortable, no air-conditioning, only heaters, but you can open the window sliders for a while to cool the room. The problem with opening the window sliders is that you can hear the street noise.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here Saturday June 20th for one night, quite close to the city centre, about a 20 minute walk from the train station. I usually like to stay in hotels right in the centre of York so was quite surprised that this hotel is tucked away and not as close as people make out on reviews. Me and my boyfriend... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of the hotel just inside the old walled city is great. The car park is extremely convenient, just across the road. You can leave the car while you explore the town but can easily drive out to surrounding attractions. Anything within the town is at the most a 10 minute walk. The hotel is modern. The rooms are... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay at Hotel 53. It is great to come in early in the morning and have reviews like yours to read, really sets me up for a good day! York is a brilliant city for exploring by foot, once your car is parked in our car park (£10 per night) there... More 

aspd3815900
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled here with a group. I am giving this 5 because I do not have any other properties to compare it with in this area. Very close and walking distance to all attractions and sites in YORK. Not too many restaurants though unless you are into ethnic foods. I wouldn't go after dark though (just a feeling). Eat earlier... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your brilliant 5* review of your stay at Hotel 53! I agree, we have a great location! Just inside the city walls and 5 minutes walk to the main shopping centre of York, but even closer to many of York's best attractions such as the York Castle Museum, Clifford's Tower, Jorvik, and also just round the corner... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night. Very close to the city centre, easy to drive to and a car park across the road. Big nicely decorated room, huge comfy bed, and great value for money! If ever in York again I will try this place first :)

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Hotel 53. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and are planning to stay with us on your next trip to York! If you book direct we can reward you with a 10% discount from our best available rates! We do regularly receive praise for our... More 

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