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Westergate House Bed & Breakfast

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York Road Escrick, Deighton, York YO19 6HB England
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#2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Deighton
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Westergate House formerly Grimston House built in the 1930's exudes charm and character as a small country house situated in a an acre of mature garden 5 miles south of York centre on the A19 to Selby. All rooms are now en suite since our refurb over winter 2020 and there is not only a guest lounge but a seating area on the landing where you can relax and unwind. We provide hospitality trays with hot and cold drinks fresh milk , homemade cake and cookies. Breakfast is locally sourced or home made and can you can choose from full English to smoked haddock, pancakes, omelettes or continental . Westergate House is accessible from all major trunk roads with a frequent bus service to York just outside the gate. The park and ride at McArthur Glen is 2 miles away and there is ample safe parking outside the house. There is a pub 2 minutes walk and restaurants within a mile at Escrick
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Boating
Horseback riding
Meeting rooms
Adults only
Executive lounge access
Parking
Wifi
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
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  • HOTEL CLASS
    3 stars
  • HOTEL STYLE
    Charming
  • Languages Spoken
    English
  • NUMBER OF ROOMS
    6
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We stayed at this charming B/B for 3nights on arrival we were served with tea coffee and home made scones the hosts Paul and Hillary were very friendly Our room was very clean a large comfortable bed great bathroom also a small fridge and tea and coffee making faculty ,the breakfast was very good with a good selection ,would stay again and recommend
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Lovely accomodation. Large bedrooms looking out to landscaped gardens at the rear. Wonderful breakfasts. Easy access into York,via car or public bus service. Hosts were very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely return.
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Response from Hilary F, Owner at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast
Responded Jan 8, 2020
Thank you very much. I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay and found access to york easy. I hope we will see you again and maybe spring or summer when you can take advantage of the gardens which are at their best in spring early summer. Hilary
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Wonderful guest house with very comfortable spacious rooms in an old manor house including a very nice 3-course breakfast with local ingredients. Run by a lovely couple it's about 6 or 7 minutes drive into York. Lots of nice touches such as a slice of homemade chocolate cake in my room when I came back after a day in York!
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Response from Hilary F, Owner at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast
Responded Jan 8, 2020
Thank you Mark. I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I really hope you visit us again and see all our new refurbishments. I apologize for the delay in my response Hilary
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My wife and I booked this B and B at very short notice and spoke direct with Hilary to arrange the accommodation. She answered several questions in a very friendly manner. On arrival we were welcomed by Paul who helped us with taking our cases to our room which was very spacious, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean. Almost straight away Hilary provided us with cake and a welcoming drink We stayed for 4 nights and every evening when we returned to our room there were 2 pieces of cake there for us. Being Gluten Free I am always a little concerned that any Hotel/B and B will be able to cater for my needs. I needn't have worried as almost everything was available as GF. My wife is on a particularly low fat diet and again she was provided with a suitable breakfast . Breakfasts offered a wide choice of starters/mains etc. One evening after having out a full lunch Hilary provided us with a High Tea - which was more than adequate and very tasty,l All in all a quite outstanding B and B in every respect A lovely house with very friendly hosts who happily made time to speak with their guests We will be returning and passing on our thoughts to friends
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Response from Hilary F, Owner at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast
Responded Jan 8, 2020
Thank you very much for taking the time to write and I apologise for my delayed response. We enjoyed our time with your company and are very pleased we could meet your requirements. We are currently renovating three rooms and the hall stairs and landing which i hope you will return and enjoy. May I wish you a very happy and healthy New Year. Hilary
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We came down to bring our son to the University of York. We had pre-booked for a room for 2 and at last minute realised our son could not move into his Dorm until the following day. Mindful that they were fully booked and thinking it would be impossible, Hillary and Paul (Owners) made the necessary changes at the last minute to accommodate our son into our room. This was our first WOW before arriving! On arrival, we were welcomed by the owners in a way that only family welcome their own. What a lovely and welcoming couple. They took us to our room and fell in love with the room, decor and view.....it was perfect. 30 minutes later we had tea, scones, coffee and ginger biscuits waiting for us in the sitting room. The beds were very comfortable and our evenings were tranquil as you do not hear a sound from the road. Breakfast was superb. Plenty to eat and a warm and cozy setting. We spent two nights at the B&B and have now booked for late October. We rarely used our car to go into the city as the 415 bus takes you to and from the city centre easily. There is a bus stop (The White Swan) just outside the gates of the B&B. It was an all around fantastic experience. This will be our B&B for at least the next 4 years until our son graduates from University. Thank you Hillary and Paul for your wonderful hospitality. J&G
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Response from Hilary F, Owner at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast
Responded Sep 30, 2019
Wow thank you John and Gretel. It is very kind of you to take the time to write. We endeavour to make here home from home and I am so pleased you were comfortable. The view is fab from the pigeon loft and it is really cosy. We loved having you all to stay and look forward to seeing you in a couple of weeks when you come with grandparents for a birthday visit. THank you again Hilary
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PRICE RANGE
$110 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Grimston House Bed & Breakfast
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandYorkshireYorkDeighton
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Frequently Asked Questions about Westergate House Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include The Hilt (5.0 miles), Shambles (4.9 miles), and GR8escape York (4.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Buongiorno, The Taylor Made Kitchen, and Stam & Maria Greek Street Food York.
Are there any historical sites close to Westergate House Bed & Breakfast?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Holy Trinity Church (5.0 miles), Merchant Adventurers' Hall (4.7 miles), and Goddards House and Garden (4.2 miles).