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Best Western Monkbar Hotel

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hi we have just returned from a weekend visit to York. Booked the Monkbar Hotel on line as it had recently been refurbished. Arrived and were greeted by very pleasant and helpful reception staff. Room was not ready so we left suitcase and headed off to do some sightseeing in the City. Upon return room ready and luggage had been... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed in the hotel for 4 nights to attend a conference nearby. The hotel was ok, but just that. Advertised as a 4star I don't know how it got its rating although they were charging a 4 Star rate. Room was ok, but in need of a refresh, with drabby decor, small tv in odd position. Shower and bath room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent bank holiday weekend in best western with my boyfriend to celebrate one year together. When we arrived, the staff were very nice and welcoming and the reception was lovely, making us very excited to see our room. However we were left disappointed. We had the smallest room on the whole floor with nothing to stand out making us see... More 

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West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was very good but the service was appalling. We arrived to an near empty restaurant only 7 other diners, our main course took an hour to arrive. We eventually were given the desert menu and this took forever for us to get our order taken. The table next to us ordered fish and chips and this took 50 minutes... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel first week August 2016. It is well placed been within a short walking distance of York city centre. We had a standard room which was fine and certainly suitable for a short two night stay. The food is good, the breakfast is one of the best I have had at a hotel. Tea for two... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at Monkbar Hotel,breakfast was very good each morning and service was good only problem was i was in room 18 had to keep window open at night as it was so warm then found noise from traffic made sleeping difficult

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has modern décor and comfortable and well equipped bedrooms. It has a bar, restaurant, lift and free WiFi access. The only parking on site is disabled but there is a public car park nearby. It's location is ideal - right by Monkbar Gate, so perfect for exploring the city on foot (the Minster is 10 minutes walk away).... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a really good location just a pity the rude staff let the hotel down....kept waiting an hour for room each department blaming someone else for the delay!! Rooms are nice but nothing special.....there are plenty more (friendly and cheaper) places to stay in York

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we have stayed several times before and always enjoyed our stay the new makeover is great very comfortable soft furnishings staff friendly and the breakfast worth having will be staying here again, the only negative is the room this time was on the left hand side where the lift to the floor is minute and no good if your a... More 

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed her on a Saturday night for a friends wedding. The room was small and very warm. The shower room was very spacious though and great for getting ready in. Staff where very pleasant and we was able to arrange a late check out for £25 extra. Would stay again however would request a larger room space

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following an extensive £3m refurbishment program the Monkbar Hotel has been transformed into a stunning contemporary, boutique hotel 4 star hotel. Now boasting 125 individually designed and decorated rooms, some overlooking our Yorkshire courtyard garden, others overlooking the City Walls and some with a Minster View. As any true destination hotel our restaurant - The Yorkshire Bar and Grill - will not disappoint. A stunning bar and grill concept open for brunch from 8am daily, you will be greeted by staff with a professional yet relaxed approach, who appreciate the importance of great service - and great coffee! During the day you can take your pick from modern tapas-style dishes made with the best of Yorkshire produce or be swept away with an incredible restaurant menu. Armchairs and booths make the bar a perfect place for meeting friends you can simply relax in the bar with a glass of locally distilled Mason's gin and tonic or on sunny days enjoy a bite to eat in the beautiful walled garden. Produce is key, so our Head Chef Ben and the team have chosen incredible local suppliers to create a seasonal menu that will showcase the best of local produce and put The Yorkshire bar and grill firmly on the culinary map. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Monkbar Hotel

Address: St. Maurices Road, York YO31 7JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $112 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Best Western Monkbar Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Best Western York
York Best Western
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in York
#10 Luxury Hotel in York
#13 Romantic Hotel in York
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