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Avondale Guest House
Ranked #46 of 192 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Wellesbourne Hastings, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Great mini break”
Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Carol and her staff were very friendly. B&B a short walk along the wall into the town centre. We had the 2 rooms at the top of the house; a double and a family triple. The family room was a huge room with a view of the minster.
All in all a great stay, lovely breakfasts (carol was very accommodating with picky kids!!), very useful information about the city as we arrived and made to feel very welcome and at home. Thank you carol

  • Stayed May 2014
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Lovely little b&b , located close to city center. Very friendlly staff, can't do enough for you, upon arrival greated with refreshments and a guide to yorks attractions. Breackfast was plentyful and a great selection . Would definitely stay with them again. Very charming. A1+

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Graz, Austria
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

We returned to Avondale with our two friends for a week-end up inYork, ---- their first time in the City. We had a lovely warm welcome from Carole at 5.15pm ; we'd already visited the Railway Museum, and were shown to our clean, bright rooms. In the morning , the Avondales' acclaimed breakfasts really set us up for the day !! Porridge, cereal, yogurts, followed by a choice of six cooked breakfasts to choose from ; the Gluten-free diets were no problem with GF bread and also some of the best GF sausages Peter had tasted. Also it was no trouble to mix and match some of each menu as well.
Bishopthorpe Road is easy to get to on foot and it's easy to walk down to the riverside park and back to the city along the banks of the Ouse.
Avondale is a firm favourite of ours in this wonderful city and we'd recommend a stay here to everyone--- we can't wait to return !!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Second time here and I love it. Carole and Wendy cannot do enough for you. It's like a home away from home. I was even stupid enough to lock myself out late at night and had to wake Carole up and it was not a problem at all.

The breakfast is great. The location is good too. It's not perfectly central but the centre of town is a 5 minute walk away and there are 2 superb pubs along the way.

Stay here, you will not be disappointed.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Wirral
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

I've stayed at this guesthouse a few times now and once again had a really comfortable stay. Carole is a warm, welcoming hostess. The house is lovely and the breakfast menu is really good. I would highly recommend the Avondale to anyone planning a visit to York.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Dyserth, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed December 22, 2013

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights in November during the St Nicholas Fayre. There is parking available nearby on a side street which is handy. The guest house itself is lovely and clean. Bedroom was lovely and cosy with a really comfortable bed. We were made to feel very welcome by Carole and her team. The breakfasts were delicious and set us up nicely for the 10 minute stroll into the centre. We hope to stay again soon and would highly recommend to others.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

Hospitality was good,breakfast recommend ,in a fair location,the only thing that marred this weekend was a week later I got a fine from a hidden camera ,I apparently went and drove down
A bus lane with no road markings,it has since been on the northeast news saying that York council are rakeing the money in,around 500 drivers a day,,,,,needless to say york council I will take my money else were in future,,,,so be aware when driving through york lend le bridge or you also will have to fork £60 out your pocket,,,,bye bye york

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ken W
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Property: Avondale Guest House
Address: 61 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1NX, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Avondale Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Comfortable and friendly Avondale Guest House is perfectly located in a wonderful vibrant area just 5 minutes walk from the river and the ancient city walls. We offer all en suite rooms, a fabulous choice of breakfasts using all local ingredients, try our whisky porridge to start your day! We happily cater to all diets, we love York and will tell you all you need to know about what to see and where to visit. ... more   less 
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