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Monkgate Guest House

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#69 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Edwardsburg, Michigan
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211 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of the best B&Bs I've ever stayed in. Lovely warm innkeepers who will leave you alone or give you lots of suggestions of things to do, etc if requested. Excellent breakfast. Cozy, inviting, and very clean and quiet. I loved their porcelain collection (which was spotless). Great, comfy bed. Whenever I need a lovely place to return... More 

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Mackay Region, Australia
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcome and so handy for the city tourist places. Comfy rooms and delicious, fresh breakfast. Great to be able to park right outside the door, but then you don't need your car for the rest of your time in York. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in September. Great location as it was just a short walk into town to all the many attractions, pubs and restaurants. We were allowed to park across the road on a pub car park. The hosts were great and very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Breakfast was lovely served from 8-9.... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

I spend about 40-50 nights a year in B and Bs in York. I have a favourite, which is very good, and also works for me location wise, and an alternate which is also great if that is busy. Quite often though I have to book last minute, and that is very hit and miss. Monkgate Guest House is very... More 

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Great Northwest
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255 reviews
157 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We stayed here for a weekend in September. Very nice B&B. Pluses: 1) Great location right outside Monkgate, and on the edge of the old city 2) Quiet, clean, and secure 3) In-room coffee and tea fixings 4) Lovely hosts, with just the right balance of hospitality and privacy 5) Delicious home-cooked English breakfast 6) Homey, cute, yet spacious rooms... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel .. Excellent location .. Food and staff 100% .. Rooms are all to a very high standard .. One of the best hotels I've stayed in in the uk xx highly recommend . 3 minutes from York Minster ... £5 in a taxi from York station or 15 minute walk .. Close to the shambles and all other... More 

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lancshire
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is a great place to stay close to York centre. Good breakfast to start the day very friendly host and helpful. would recommend this to anyone visiting York whether visiting for a couple of days or a week.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is an excellent place to stay if you want to stay close to York, a close stroll away.The room we stayed in is small but comfortable.It has a separate shower room.The room was cheap and clean enough.The owners are lovely and were happy to accept us out of the usual arrival times. I do feel the following could help... More 

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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Guest House was clean, comfortable, and convenient. We took a bus to York, and it was a short walk to the house. Host welcomed us with maps of the city and suggestions for nearby activities. Bed was comfortable and full size toiletries were provided in the bathroom. Great breakfast was provided.

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

Nice clean guest house near York minster .Shops all close by worth doing city tour on bus also river trip .Nice breakfast to set you up for the day also nice hosts.Car parking is available if you need it.Would use this guest house if we return to York again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monkgate Guest House is 200 years old and is only five minutes walk from York Minster and the city centre where you will find beautiful shops and restaurants and all York's attractions close to hand. The property was originally three Georgian cottages so it is cosy and rambling with the quaint features you would expect from an older property. We have two rooms on the ground floor and the other rooms are on the first floor accessed by a flight of stairs. Our breakfast room is warm and inviting and we provide a full, freshly cooked English breakfast with eggs cooked to your requirements alongside the other menu options. We have limited off street parking in a narrow driveway at the side of the house, you will be able to forget your car then and walk to all the amenities! We can however try to arrange more parking if necessary. Free wifi is availabe in the public rooms and most bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monkgate Guest House

Address: 65 Monkgate, York YO31 7PA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $90 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monkgate Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“My room overlooked the street but was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TrishaM_12, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“We were in room 3 at side of b&b nice &quite”
 of 5 bubbles kingsmuir42, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“We like room 1”
 of 5 bubbles remy2013, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“Write an email directly to owners and they are informative about room choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Anniemol, Nov 17, 2015 | Read review
“A ground floor room is available for anyone with mobility difficulties.”
 of 5 bubbles nigelh777, Sep 10, 2015 | Read review
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