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Duke of York Hotel

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508 Water Street, The Only Hotel in the Historic Village of Yorktown, VA, Yorktown, VA 23690
Duke of York Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When visiting Yorktown I decided to stay at the Duke Of York Hotel on Yorktown beach. Sadly, my experience was a rather unpleasant one. The front desk manager Vivian was extremely rude and had a horrible attitude while checking people in, almost like she hates her job. She really should work on her customer service skills, because from what I... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel has two things really going for it, stunning views of it's surroundings and a central location. It is easy to walk down the road and across the street to some little shops or take the trolley to the Yorktown Victory Center or the Yorktown Battlefield. While the outside of the motel doesn't look like much and the rooms... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem of a hotel offers a one stop shop for a great value! The rooms are very accommodating and clean. The view of the York River from the balcony is beautiful and the restaurant has incredible food and service. The staff were so very helpful and down to earth. You can't go wrong by staying here. It's a sweet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this motel! It was çlean,great location,all staff was very nice! Very helpful! I will stay here again! The beds were comfortable and the view was great! The pool was nice and clean! The beach had no trash and no riff raff. I loved being able to walk every where from my room. We stayed two nights.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the view was great beach with swimming and fishing less then 100 yards from the front door. staff was great and friends. rooms are clean and had no trouble with noise. the only reason they didn't get a better review from me is because for $140 with a discount we should have had a breakfast or indoor pool but that... More 

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Richmond, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We booked a room for Saturday evening as a last minute girls weekend. From check-in to check-out, everything was great. Staff was friendly. The room was exceptionally clean! We were on the fifth floor, which I highly recommend. It's on the back side of the property on a hill and has an amazing view of the water. The room was... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Duke Of York. Our room was clean and the view of the York river was spectacular. There were many things within walking distance. The history of Yorktown was everywhere. There was even a trolley just outside the front of the hotel that drove us through historic Yorktown.( although we could have also walked... More 

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duchessofyork508, General Manager at Duke of York Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, as we do try to please our guests. Thanks again for visiting and we look forward to your return. More 

Yorktown, Virginia
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We loved it! My sister and I booked adjoining rooms, rooms 300 & 301, to celebrate our two kids graduating from high school and college. We spent the day on the beach with family, then set up a dinner spread in the two rooms and invited our family to come up to eat. We had a wonderful time! Both rooms... More 

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duchessofyork508, General Manager at Duke of York Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you from all of us here at The Duke of York for your kind words. We are pleased that you and your family had such a wonderful time, and we hope to have you again real soon. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

One dot is too much for this business. Any ladies/brides looking at using this hotel for your wedding beware. I started conversation with Vivian the manager in late 2013 when I booked the Yorktown Freight Shed. She said policy was I had to wait until 2015 to book. I said okay. On January 2nd 2015 I reserved my block of... More 

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duchessofyork508, General Manager at Duke of York Hotel, responded to this review

A group block was made for this wedding, with Miss Chelsey Rudd, whom did not inform her guests that there was a deadline for reserving a room within this block. Therefore, her rooms were returned to our inventory and sold. We do not hold any rooms until the day of the event, unless paid for in advance. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at this motel various times... But while Vivian is Manager! Today is June 1, 2015. 10 days ago I made a reservation for this coming weekend Saturday night check out Sunday morning. I asked the reservation person to please make a reservation for me on the third floor in the middle of the floor requesting room 305.... More 

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