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The Limes

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#36 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a little weekend break as we had a night booked in the Barbican. The Limes was a charming place to stay, the owners were lovely, really helpful and had plenty of suggestions of places to visit. The breakfast we were provided was fabulous. A lovely stroll from the residence to both the Barbican and York City...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with some friends for a weekend in December so we could spend some time in York at the markets, bars and restaurants. We received a warm welcome from Fiona on arrival and were shown to our rooms. Great rooms with comfortable beds We had prebooked some prosecco and enjoyed this in the bar before heading into York...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were going to the Barbican for a charity boxing match, struggled to find anywhere in York and just for the one night . Found the limes at the last minute, and luckily they were doing one night only. On arrival quick check in and shown to room. Had to be out really quickly so was a quick turn around....

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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely little weekend break to York for the Christmas Markets. Stayed at The Limes and had a thoroughly lovely break. The owners managed to check us in early so we could get on with going into town and they gave us great directions for a walk along the river to the centre. Breakfast was great and set us...

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nottinghamshire
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Ashley and I stayed for two nights in December. It's one of the best places we have stayed in the uk. Breakfast is very good. Rooms very clean and well decorated. Communal area is quaint and welcoming with the open fire and wooden floors and the bar . The hosts are fantastic, friendly and went that extra mile. Will deffanatly...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 9, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for a one night stay, a short break in our favourite city York. I must say this hotel is gorgeous. The hosts were very welcoming, and were very helpful regarding how to get into the town, it is just a short 20 minute walk from The Limes, along the River Ouse. The Hotel itself...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We stayed at The Limes for a weekend. Very warm, pleasant owners welcomed us as we arrived quiet late. Our room was on the ground floor, next to the dining room. It was very spacious, very clean and tidy. The owners put a big effort to make this place feel very homely.The only minor downside in a downstairs room is...

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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I went here in November for three days .the staff were lovely .The rooms were very clean and the beds comfy .we would recommend it to anyone and defo go again .The breakfast was very good and plentiful.

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Reviewed December 7, 2016

my wife and I stayed here for two nights arriving early 30th November worrying about parking our motorhome.found space for us even let us plug into the electric point,very friendly and helpful clean room beautiful breakfast a 15 minute walk along the river to city centre.. looking forward to returning .john and dawn

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We stayed here on 18th and 19th November for a weekend away to York. Able to check in early and leave the car, which was great. 10/15 minute walk to the town either along the road or the river, so pleasant either way. Room was comfy and had everything you need. Shower room was rather small, but had lots of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome awaits you at The Limes here in the historic city of York. We are a family run business and pride ourselves on the personal touch and attention to detail to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible which has earned us the 4 star rating and a Silver Award for guest accommodation providing bed and breakfast. For the last six years since it started we have been awarded the Kellogs Breakfast Award for excellence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Limes

Address: 135 Fulford Road, York YO10 4HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $97 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Limes 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you experience light sleep or want lie in ask for room on the first/second floor”
 of 5 bubbles Monikalovesfood, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“East to find on the way into york”
 of 5 bubbles Mobo_12, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Do not be afraid to ask them any questions about York, very knowledgeable and very helpful”
 of 5 bubbles neilbuzz159, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms quieter”
 of 5 bubbles iancomp2n, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“rooms on south side quieter”
 of 5 bubbles mrosie1, Apr 2, 2016 | Read review
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