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Hotel 53

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53 Piccadilly, York YO19PL, England
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Ranked #25 of 46 Hotels in York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A group of six of us stayed for the weekend The receptionist was very welcoming The rooms were spacious and modern the beds very comfortable Breakfast was lovely although a little expensive The staff were all friendly We did not sample the restaurant food on this occasion but would happily recommend the hotel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is located in a great location with only a 5 minute walk to the shops and tourist parts of York, which is great. The downsides were the bed was uncomfortable, there was no air conditioning in the room so we had to ask for a fan as it was unbearably hot, we couldn't have the window open due... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After arriving at the hotel we were asked how we were going to settle out account (which is fine)... We advised we were paying cash and settled at that point - £225 for a one night stay. We were asked for a credit or debit card to secure any room services (again which is fine) but upon just apparently swiping... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Hotel 53. It is our policy to ask for a pre-authorisation of £30 from all guests at check-in to cover an additional charges to your account. A pre-authorisation does not debit any money but temporarily freezes the £30. This money is still in your account but not accessible until your bank... More 

kelty
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights in a family room. As advertised, our child slept in a sofa bed (which she loved next to powerpoint and well away from her parents and with great WiFi), and we had a very comfy double with bedside shelves and flatscreen tv. Bathroom was perfect. Room had all the facilities we needed. The view from our... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your great 5* review of your stay at Hotel 53! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found your family room just right for your needs. We do have a great location for visiting York's great attractions of which the Jorvik, Clifford's Tower and Castle Museum are less than a 5 minute walk away... More 

Charlotte, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel was in a great location - 5 minute stroll to the Shambles and Minster, Guildhall was a 2 minute walk. Room was clean but small. No air conditioner in room, was given a fan to use. Window opened slightly, but room was near the garbage containers, heard clanging and banging all night. Would not stay here during warm weather.... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Hotel 53. I agree that we have a perfect location for a visit to York with the main centre including the Shambles only 5 minutes walk away, and some of York's greatest attractions such as the Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower even closer! Hotel 53 does not have air conditioning in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is in a good location. A nice walk to the historic centre of York with lots of shopping along the way. The room was fine if a bit small. You could see that the bathroom had recently been renovated. It had a very nice large walk in shower. This is what I prefer but take note there was... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of your stay at Hotel 53. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found us to have a great location! With the main shopping centre only 5 minutes walk away, and lots of York's best attractions even closer, I agree that we have a perfect location! We have recently refurbished all... More 

Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception staff were polite and helpful. Convenient parking across the road at £10/day. Room was comfortable and clean, although there was little storage space, and quite noisy if the windows left open at night. Not the cheapest and breakfast was extra. Convenient for exploring York.

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Hotel 53. I am so pleased that you found our reception staff to be polite and helpful. We regularly receive praise for our brilliant team and they will be delighted to read your king words. As a city centre hotel, we have a great location around 5 minutes walk to the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well where do I begin? We had booked a family room at this hotel but when we arrived it was a double room with a sofa bed in. Very cramped no room between beds, it was very warm weather when we stayed and the hotel has no air con and didn't have any fans to help the situation. The resturant... More 

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Hotel 53 almost a year ago! I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay and that this still haunts you a year later. Our family rooms are sold as double rooms with a pull out sofa bed for up to two children to share, children stay for free. We... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought everything about this hotel (apart from the price) was cheap. We paid £123.00 for a room no breakfast (extra) no parking (over the road extra £10.00) The only thing in my opinion that gave it any redemption was its close proximity to York town centre Would this encourage me to return - oh no

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Hotel53YorkCentre, Manager at Hotel 53, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Hotel 53. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay and thought that the hotel was 'cheap'. I would like to concur regarding your cheap comment. We completed a full refurbishment of our bedrooms in January this year costing 1/4 million pounds, this was certainly not cheap! We offer... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this hotel on 18-19 July As we arrived before check in time the very helpful staff let us store our suitcases in a locked cupboard Returned to get ready for evening and hotel rooms were fantastic Beds really comfortable, very clean bathroom with lovely white towels and a brilliant walk in shower We rang down to reception for a... 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 am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Our bedrooms were all fully refurbished in January this year, we have received lots of praise since and I am delighted with your kind comments. We would love to welcome you back to Hotel 53 soon, don't forget... More 

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