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Duke of York Motel

508 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Ranked #5 of 8 hotels in Yorktown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

This is our 4th year staying at The Duke of York. Everyone is friendly and helpful. The Manager is a lovely woman who makes sure everyone feels welcomed. The view of the beach, river and bridge are simply beautiful. Great place to relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011 via mobile

I stay here because of the location to the Yorktown Pub. I have stage here on and off for twenty some odd years and the place never changes. You have a great view of the river and the rooms are really reasonable. If you are looking for luxury this is not the place, but if you need a clean room... More

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urbanna
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

read other reviews but needed to find out for my self with out going through the stay i will say that the rooms are in need of major repair and i mean major toilets leaking ect. The mgr is very rude. It is not worth the 125.00 per night that we paid. I have had nicer rooms at comfort inns.... More

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yorklady, Manager at Duke of York Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry this guest felt this way , however, I feel this review was written in retaliation for not receiving a free night stay. There was a slight problem with the toilet which was fixed in the matter of seconds. Also, as far as the motel being run down, we have family reunions that have been staying with us... More

North East, Md
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

The room reminded me of a 1970's BOQ room. The carpet was stained. I had to repair the toilet twice. The sink drained slowly. The old TV picture tube was about to fail. HOWEVER, the location and the easy access to the Yorktown battlefield and the Coast Guard station nulified some of the inconvenience . The view of the York... More

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

Motel is in great location for walking, seeing the water, using the beach, quaint downtown. Motel service is good, staff friendly, and restaurant outstanding. Would definitely stay there again.

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lynchburg, va
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

This is the only motel in Yorktown so the prices are high for a motel, but if you call the hotel the prices are about $30 less than hotels.com etc. They have 2 seperate buildings but both have a great view since the 2nd building is on a hill behind the first. This hotel is full every weekend so if... More

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Lancaster, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2011

We have had a great experience at this hotel. We were planning a very short honeymoon over Labor Day weekend, so checked out the hotel first. The young man at the desk was very helpful, even giving us ideas of things to see in the area for the few days we would be there. Check in was no problem. I've... More

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Loudoun County, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

I stayed at the Duke of York last weekend while attending a class reunion. My room was neat and clean, the bed was comfortable, and the view from the balcony was superb. In addition, the seafood dinner at the in-house restaurant was outstanding. I understand that the chef and manager from the old "Nick's" seafood restaurant operate the hotel restaurant... More

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2010

Every time we are at the Duke of York the rooms are very clean the pool is clean and not crowded plus the we can get to the shopping and beach without any problems because they're just across the street. Restaurant is casual and food good. Easy access to Williamsburg too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

I can't begin to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay at the Duke of York. We were there for my daughter's wedding. The staff in the motel was so friendly and made sure we had everything we needed. I have been to 5 star resorts and haven't enjoyed myself as much as I did here. We had the... More

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Address: 508 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690
Location: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned Hotel located in the center of Colonial Yorktown, Virginia. All rooms have a great view of the York River, from either private balconies or wide open verandas. Large courtyard area with shade trees overlooking the river.All rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. 20 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gradens, and 30 minutes to Jamestown. Locally famous restaurant on premises with many other dining choices within walking distance. We look forward to having you as our guest! ... more   less 
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