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“comfortable and convenient flat”

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England

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dave w
essex
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“comfortable and convenient flat”
Reviewed August 30, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Clean and comfortable flat. We found the walk into the centre of York easy to do (walked along the river). We visited the railway museum which is just across the road. Recommend both flat and museum and enjoyed our stay in York!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
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Jimnjanet
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Smashin' flat within an easy walk of the centre of York”
Reviewed July 8, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Excellent home from home. Very comfortable, clean and well equipped. Can't think of any negatives and I certainly hope to be back.

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Liked best: Overall relaxing feel of the place.
Liked least: Can't think of anything and I won't make anything up.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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plym_maid
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
“great holiday accommodation in York”
Reviewed June 16, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

the flat was just perfect: convenient location, very quiet, comfortable and clean, making for a totally relaxing stay.

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Liked best: very comfortable bed, good quality linen and household equipment. Friendly and helpful housekeeper. Closeness to city centre and railway station.
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jane E
Coventry, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Peaceful retreat”
Reviewed June 1, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

This flat is exactly as it looks on the photos- clean and bright, warm and welcoming. The housekeeper gives an excellent welcome. It was quite hard to find- the estate is windy and the numbering is confusing, although this is not the rental's fault! A map of the estate with clear directions would have been useful with the flat info. The info pack was very clear and sent out in plenty of time. We decided that with three generations it was too far for us to walk into town, but it wouldn't be if the weather was good and you had no one school age or retired in your party.

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Liked best: Clean and tidy, housekeeper very helpful
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 21, 2013
Thanks for the feedback. We have added a map to the arrival instructions, which should help to make it clear where the flat is situated.
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Lee D
Kirkcaldy, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous flat, highly recommend”
Reviewed April 8, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

We are a family of 4, and thoroughly enjoyed the comfort of this flat! It was just a short walk into town and that's with kids! It was great to return to a cosy place to relax after a busy day. We would highly recommend anyone stay here!!!

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Liked best: Very cosy flat
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Other
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jim_iley
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A great place to stay”
Reviewed January 17, 2013 for a stay in December 2012
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This is a lovely flat. Very well appointed, really comfortable and with great facilities. Amazingly quiet, as it is set back from the nearest main road. Very easy walking distance (10-15 min depending on your walking pace) from the centre of York. Key pick up and hand back was simple and well organised, pretty much to our convenience. We had a superb break and have no hesitation in recommending this to others. We fully intend to be back!

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Liked best: Condition of flat; proximity to York city centre
Liked least: Operation of the TV - seemed to need to reset digital channels each time switched on
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Parasol99
The Cotswolds
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely apartment and idealy located”
Reviewed November 3, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

Excelent location, walking distance to town and railway station, even closer to railway museum which is very good itself and free !.

Ground floor apartment is away from noise, very well furnished and maintained, and within walking distance of all that we wanted to see on our stay meaning the car stayed put in it's allocated parking space - excellent !.

Both wifi and PC provided for free use as well.

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Liked best: cosy confortable place
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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