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“An oasis in York”
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Carlton House
Ranked #7 of 194 York B&B and Inns
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

We arrived late in torrential rain due to 2 hour tailback on M1 feeling stressed and hungry.
As we checked in we felt the hassle of getting up to York lift. Such a friendly, efficient knowledgable check in with a quick phone call to their local restaurant and a late table reserved for us.
What we liked about Carlton House their clear nothing hidden pics on their website, our room was just as expected, warm, clean ,was spacious and everything we wanted for our 2 night stay.
Breakfast was exceptional and as others have said, better than most hotels with a vast choice, no rush and served with a smile and interest shown in you. Not like your sterile chains of today.
Parked the car up for the whole time we were there and waklked everywhere.
Great littkle Italian down the road and a fantastic reccomendation for Ning Malaysian in York centre.
We WILL be back.
Thank you guys for a really chilled hassle free stay.

Room Tip: Book it direct through their own website, more choice of rooms and 20 quid a night less than Lateroo...
  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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CarltonHouseYork, Owner at Carlton House, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

Thank you for your excellent review and all of your very kind compliments, its fantastic to read you enjoyed your first visit to York and you took advantage of our DIRECT commission free rates.
We look forward to welcoming you back in warmer months.

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Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

Pretty good B & B within easy walking distance of York city centre, with the added bonus of a small car park to the rear. Breakfast was fine but felt a little rushed due to the cleaning of tables etc as guests ate. Generally felt a little more attention to detail could make a good B & B excellant.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

I found Carlton House on this website while searching for somewhere to bring my girlfriend for a night away/Xmas shopping/
Drawn in by the fabulous reviews the whole experience lived up to our expectations.
Nothing was too much trouble from check in, restaurant recommend, taxi to leaving the car in their car park after check out. My girlfriend loved the Xmas decorations which made the place very inviting and the staff/owners were happy, friendly and obliging.
Our room was modern, spacious, clean and most importantly lovely and warm as the weather was freezing outside.
Breakfast was the best ive ever had in a bed and breakfast or hotel, plenty of choice, cooked to order and served with a smile.

Room Tip: Requested an attic room which was 3 floors up but well worth it, spacious, intimate and romantic.
  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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CarltonHouseYork, Owner at Carlton House, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

I am delighted to hear that your experience at with us was an enjoyable one, thank you so much for your compliments 'Breakfast was the best ive ever had in a bed and breakfast or hotel' and for your kind words relating to our staff members.
Its great to read Tripadvisor came up trumps for you - we hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed December 13, 2013

A bit late, but only just found tripadvisor site. We were only able to have a few days away as have to look after an 'AP' as Dickens said. We found the Carlton on the 'Visit York' website and were glad we did.

Whilst on route from the South of England, owner contacted us to ensure he would be available to welcome us - a nice touch. We manoeuvred into the free parking at rear and were duly registered. We had a room on the top floor and so a lot of stairs to climb (70+) so don't leave anything you need in your car unless you want a good workout! Room at front so nice views over rooftops and traffic noise from a busy road was surprisingly low.

Mark was holding the fort as his wife was having a few days off, but nothing was too much trouble for him. The staff work well as a team and breakfasts were brilliant!

It is but a short walk from the City Centre with all that has to offer and an excellent base to explore the area from. One day we went out to Whitby via the North Yorkshire Moors (NYMR)preserved railway from Pickering (not a long drive). Two days exploring York (could have done with more).

Plenty of restaurants within walking distance for your evening meal (try the Italian just down the hill).

If still available and you are there for 3 days, get a York Pass - it saves you a lot (and in 2012, free return trip on the NYMR).

As far as Carlton House goes, a description that Mark (as a good Yorkshireman, often uses)
'CRACKING'

Adrian & Bev

Room Tip: Top floor rooms mean a lot of stairs!
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

Arrived at the hotel early in the morning where i was introduced by the owner, had a nice and pleasant talk whilst checking into the hotel. The receptionist son kindly took my bags to my room where i was also escourted to my room which was nice and spaceous. Overall great place and would reccomend to all of my friends visiting York

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

Had a lovely 2 night stay at Carlton house. Mark , Melanie and staff were very welcoming and made us feel at home. Our room was extremely comfortable, warm and spacious, overlooking the main street but despite this was really quiet. Lovely ensuite shower room with beautiful fresh white towels and the finishing touches in the room added to our comfort. Breakfast was delicious and tasty with all fresh Yorkshire produce cooked to your liking. York was great with loads to see and do. We bought a 2 day York pass which allowed us use of over 30 attractions. The York dungeons is a must. There is so much history and character in York and would definitely suit all ages. We ate at 2 lovely restaurants, the whippett inn and the old Siam, both were outstanding for food, atmosphere and service. Mark and Melanie we would be happy to stay with you again and I will definitely recommend your lovely place to family and friends.

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CarltonHouseYork, Owner at Carlton House, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2013

Thank you for your warm compliments on our rooms, breakfast and hospitality which will help other travellers to make an informed choice of accommodation when visiting York.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at the carlton house sat 7th & sun 8th December. We had room 12 on the 2nd floor which is at the back of the hotel so it was really quiet, it was a lovely room, nice and warm with a big bathroom. Breakfast in the morning was freshly cooked so you could order what you wanted from the menu and it kept us going all day, the staff who served the breakfasts were very polite and friendly. On arrival we were given a map of York and were told how to get into the city centre with some recommendations of places to eat. It is a good 10min walk into the centre but this was not a problem for us, maybe if you are less mobile it might be a bit far, but there is a bus stop right outside the hotel. Overall a good place to stay and I will be recommending The Carlton House to friends and family.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Carlton House

Address: 134 The Mount, York YO24 1AS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range: $112 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Winner of Visit York Tourism Awards for Excellence 2008 & 2014 Guest House of the Year. Finalist 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Carlton House is a lovingly restored 1830s Georgian Townhouse combining original features with modern amenities creating an elegant yet contemporary feel. Situated on the tree lined Mount gateway to the historic City of York. Enjoy an English breakfast made with locally sourced produce after your peacefull nights sleep.. ... more   less 
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