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The Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast

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#37 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Bozeman, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a solo traveler, I wanted to find both great value and a comfortable spot. At the Bar Convent, I found both. I booked a single with a shared bath (which I had never done before). I was on the 3rd floor with 5 other rooms. There was one full bath and two separate lavatories. Although I know there were... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely lovely people and place. It's so close to all amenities. Would go back in a heart beat. Breakfast was perfect. It was quiet and steeped in history. Tje receptionist was incredibly helpful. Managed to hear the nuns singing it was beautiful.

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Thank Jennifer R
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed one night in this BB I would call it a hotel. Stayed in St Matthews suite. Fabulous stay from start to finish. Spotless, comfortable bed, staff all so pleasant and friendly. Felt very spiritual visited the chapel twice while I was there. Breakfast area was excellent food very good, however fried bread not like what it would be in... More 

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Thank gizmofrosty
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked the Bar Convent I had no idea it is the oldest living convent in the UK. They have renovated part of the convent into accomodation. The rooms are modest but have everything you need, including tea/coffee making facility, blow dryer, modern ensuite. The cooked breakfast was generous and delicious. The cafe sells alcohol and a range of... More 

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is a treasure!!! just a stones throw from the train station but enough out of town for it to be easily accessible, love this place, stayed just one night in a single room and it was worth every penny if not more, the place is so old and steeped in history! it still has nuns that live there.... More 

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East Yorks, UK
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43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night, to see a musical at the theatre and cycled in and out. There is a pay and display car park right across the road from the side door, and the hotel is very close for the train station too. It's my second time here, and I loved it. The same friendly member of staff helped... More 

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leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here loads of times, always good. Spotlessly clean, great full english breakfast, freshly cooked. Really good location for shopping, site seeing, interesting building. Visit the hidden chapel there and the garden out the back, it's so peaceful. Shared bathroom/shower but it's not something that bothers us, they do have en-suite rooms but i wouldn't worry about sharing, the whole... More 

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you walk through the door, the message painted thereon says that people are welcome of all faiths or none. Welcome is definitely what we felt, all through our short break. Rooms are absolutely fine, a bit quirky, which is what you'd expect in a lovely old building like this. The chapel a beautiful place of peace and contemplation, sometimes... More 

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Thank Lynne C
London, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and great cooked breakfast included. It's an interesting working convent offering rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Rooms are plain and clean, the shared bathrooms were clean. It's nothing special but a perfect location for good clean budget accommodation. I liked the quirkiness of the place - it's like a rabbit warren with lots of shoot-off rooms, including a... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good size light airy room and bathroom (shower only) in St Agnes room. Staff very friendly and helpful especially the night porter who showed us to our rooms. Good choice at breakfast. Not far from the station so a good location. Only one negative for me is the early checkout at 10am.

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Additional Information about The Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast

Address: 17 Blossom Street, York YO24 1AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $92 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bar Convent Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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