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Southlands Guest House
Ranked #1 of 194 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is the best b&b throughout my stay in UK. The house is beautiful and nicely located within reasonable walking distance to town. The bedroom is very clean, comfortable and cosy, and the breakfast is simply delicious. Love to be back again!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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3  Thank hiowyim
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

Rose & I stayed here for 1 night the room was very clean & a very high standard of decor throughout. A very good choice for breakfast which was served to a very high standard. On arrival the landlady made you feel very welcome.

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3  Thank elanob
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

My family and myself wanted a city break to York and booked Southlands solely on the Tripadvisor reviews. We booked two rooms (1 & 2) for two nights.

We were not disappointed; Karen and Steve were great hosts and the rooms were spot on. The core items that matter to me - good beds, clean bathrooms and a quality breakfast - were all present and correct. The locations was much closer to York centre than I'd expected as in what seems to be typical Steve and Karen manner they'd overestimated the walking time just to be on the safe side. In reality, it was a short stroll down the main road and you were right in the city. Parking was also easy as there are spaces outside the guest house that only vehicles displaying a suitable permit (provided by Steve and Karen) can use. They really make visiting York very easy!

We strongly recommend Southlands and would be happy to stay again if we returned to York.

Room Tip: We had rooms 1 and 2 and although both were lovely, we would choose room 2 if we were taking a singl...
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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3  Thank Lpspeshmad
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

We have just returned from another lovely weekend at Southlands Guest House, a lovely b&b in a quiet location yet just minutes from York centre where the choice of shops and restaurants is fabulous. We combine a racing weekend with the excellent accommodation found at Southlands and are never disappointed, the welcome from Karen & Steve is always genuine and nothing is to much trouble. The rooms are very clean and comfortable and breakfast is sumptuous. We would not hesitate to recommend this very friendly guest house for visitors who want a warm welcome and great value for money in a b&b within walking distance of York city centre.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Diana H
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Our second visit to Southlands in 12 months.
I am happy to say that standards have not slipped.
This time we had room 2 which is spacious, nicely decorated and contains both a double and a single bed, wardrobe, drawers and tea and coffee making facilities.
There is an attached bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin which is also spacious and cannot be faulted for cleanliness.
This time at breakfast I tried Karen’s home-made vegetarian sausage which was as good as any that I have had.
Karen and Steve were as on our previous visit extremely pleasant and helpful.
The whole experience of staying at the Southlands helped make for a very enjoyable weekend in York.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank peter g
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

A true delight, deserves all the excellent reviews on trip advisor, which is the reason we chose it, the staff were fantastic which I always think makes the difference. The beds the very comfortable and the breakfast was 5*

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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3  Thank lance s
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Just back from 3 days, 2 nights, this bank holiday weekend, after reading many great reports I thought the expectation would not match the reality, wrong, it did, we arrived an hour early but that wasn't a problem, Steve showed us to our room, which was as said in previous posts, clean and extremely well kept, we were immediately offered a tea/coffee, which was brought up to the room, very welcome after a 4 1/2 hour drive.
We walked in to the town that afternoon and as pointed out before it is an easy 10min walk to town, 15 to the centre.
I feel that I am repeating all the other posts, but the next morning we had breakfast and was as nice as everyone else says, and Karen could not do enough to make you feel welcome.
Probably the best thing about Southland's is the relaxed atmosphere and the quietness of the area but only having that 10min walk to the town made it a perfect base.
I would have no hesitation on recommending it to any friends and would not think of booking anywhere else when I am next in York.
Thanks to Steve and Karen for a great stay.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank dannyscotland
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Additional Information about Southlands Guest House

Address: 69 Nunmill Street, York YO23 1NT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range: $60 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome to Southlands Guest House. Quietly situated yet just minutes from the hussle and bussle of the historic city of York & within walking distance of York racecourse. We pride ourselves on friendly service, comfortable en suite rooms, tea/coffee making facilities and other essencials. Enjoy a full English 'deliciously yorkshire' breakfast made to order (continental, vegetarian, vegan dairy free, gluten free or other requests available). Free on-street parking in marked bay directly outside the front door and environmentally friendly procedures in operation. * Southlands is completely Non Smoking ... more   less 
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Southlands Guest House Hotel York

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