The Avondale is a on a main route into York, about a ten minute walk into the busy city centre. The homely feel of the place is evident as soon as the door opens. There is a warmth and comforting feel straight away when you meet the owner Carole. She welcomes you with enthusiasm and a willingness to provide anything that will make your stay more enjoyable. She is the best kind of hostess, providing a clean and comfortable house full of character. The rooms are not large but they are clean and contain all the finishing touches to make the difference between a chain hotel and a guest house. Tea and coffee making facilities include large mugs not stubby cup and saucers. There is every kind of flavour tea available for asking and loads of sachets of coffee, sugar, sweetener and hot chocolate all presented in a large tin complete with packets of delicious biscuits.
Our kingsize bed was very comfortable and there was enough wardrobe and dressing table storage for a long stay. Carole even carried our bag upstairs for us.
There is a huge choice of breakfast from full English to Vegetarian. Plenty of toast and cereals, fruit juices and fresh tea and coffee. In our room there were shower gels and soap provided and she also left us a pile of 'things to do' and 'what's on' leaflets. She has a vast knowledge of the area and will give you tips places to visit, drink or eat.
The Avondale is all the best in bed and breakfast and booking directly with her will save you ££'s. Enjoy......
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