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The Sycamore Guest House

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 19, 2016

11 of us stayed here for my husband's 50th birthday. Out for a meal Friday and to the races Saturday. The owners couldn't do enough for us even accommodating us with an earlier breakfast on the Saturday so that some of us could get to the hairdressers. Very friendly, lovely relaxed breakfast and comfortable rooms. Great location too

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East Sussex
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This is my 3rd stay in York, 3rd guesthouse but i must say this is the best one yet. A lovely little gem thats only about 5 minutes walk from the city. It's very clean, has very comfy beds, a good hot shower, a little tired in places but that's to be expected as it must be such hard work...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Had a short but pleasant stay here. The location was very conveniently located so we could easily walk to most walk to most scenic locations and was just a short taxi ride to the train station. The hosts were very congenial, the breakfast was terrific, and the rooms were very comfortable.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I recently stayed for a couple of days, The hotel was located just behind the railway station. The hotel charged £2 pound per day to park directly outside of the hotel during your stay which is cheap compared to everywhere else around York. Room was fairly small but bed was comfortable. They provide a full English breakfast and cereals etc...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Very handy to the station and to central York and the Cathedral. Parking is £2 per day just outside the house, so no quibbles with that. Rooms are small, the decor is very tired, but the bed was comfortable, everything clean. Breakfast is in a small dining room, and it was one of the best full English we've had in...

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Thank 180michael
London
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We were on an anniversary trip in York and I didn't actually plan to stay in a guesthouse, but had some trouble finding a hotel room in our budget as apparently there were some sort of races in town the same weekend. So we ended up in Sycamore and actually I'm glad we did as I've never stayed in a...

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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay with Elisabeth and Spyros! They were welcoming and helpful - lovely hosts. The bathroom in our room was tiny but other than that a charming and nice room with a comfy bed. The breakfast was good and served in a cozy dining room.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 28, 2016

My wife and I were invited to inspect our room before we decided to book. We were deciding whether to take the room (everything was very old and tired looking) when the owner started ranting and raving about how we were wasting his time and we should call him when we find another room and told us to leave. We...

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19Sycamore, Owner at The Sycamore Guest House, responded to this review

These reviewers DID NOT STAY at The Sycamore. They were only interested in accommodation if they were offered a heavy discount on the tariff. Should a B&B owner find anyone objectionable, for whatever reason, it is his prerogative to refuse them accommodation, even to those potential guests who turn up at his home without pre-booking. With regret, l must insist...

Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

A great location for walking into York and a bonus being able to park the car right outside although we were not informed until leaving that there was a £2.00 a day charge. Breakfast was very nice and our room clean despite the fact it was small and cluttered and not what i would call a double room. The bathroom...

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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Built in 1904 and rated as a 4 star guesthouse, I cannot find a single reason why it is 4 stars. Looking from a star perspective… 1. Historical building but take heed…. The house looks like has not been updated since it was built. Allergy sufferers, beware!!! Rooms were very disappointing as old, 60-70 year old wallpaper (maybe older) is...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This elegant Edwardian town-house, built around 1904, is a small family-run guest house in York. It is a 5-minute walk through the Museum Gardens to the Minster and city centre. The rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. Every morning, guests will enjoy a selection of breakfast options including full English breakfast. The Sycamore Guest House is 10 minutes' walk or a short taxi ride from York Railway Station with its excellent rail links to the rest of England. The guest house also offers guaranteed on-street parking opposite the house at the end of the cul-de-sac. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sycamore Guest House

Address: 19 Sycamore Place | Bootham, York YO30 7DW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $86 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sycamore Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Sycamore Guest House Hotel York
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“one of the higher rooms does have a very small bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles louisec284, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“No preference”
 of 5 bubbles 219royg, Apr 21, 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room one - plenty of room and very very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles rafles, Jul 14, 2015 | Read review
“Definitely not room 6 unless available at low cost.”
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“King size double bed”
 of 5 bubbles donaldandailsa, Oct 30, 2014 | Read review
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