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Burswood Guest House
Ranked #53 of 193 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Rome, Italy
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64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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“Very nice!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very nice place, it was the best place where we splept during our vacation in UK.
The price is not very cheap but the service and the rooms are very nice, breakfast is excellent.
The guest house is located at 10 minutes by car from the center of York. Next door a pub is available for dinner untill 9:30 pm.

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

Excellent accommodation - Everything pristine and extremely comfortable - All needs catered for - Breakfasts were absolutely sumptuous. Ideal location - on main bus routes and opposite the racecourse stables with a 10 minute walk to the course. Highly recommended

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

This is the second time we have stayed Burswood Guest House the first time was last year for 3 nights. Then this year we stayed 4 nights, we was very impressive last year with the service and the quality of are stay that why we returned. The cooked breakfast was very impressive and George and Maureen was so welcoming.
The bus stops right outside which makes the amenites easy reach, the public services are excellent you can travel to Leeds or Witby. We sometimes walked in to York centre which only takes 10mins so its very convenient. Yorks racecourse is just across the road so if your into horse racing you have everything on the door step.

Room Tip: The ground floor room we stayed in was excellent it had a double a single bed, it was quiet and very...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Wonderful service and friendly but not intrusive attention from George and Maureen. Convenient for bus services, help with luggage storage if needed, for the non-driver like me. First floor rooms in summer certainty benefit from the air conditioning, and also a bit of traffic noise to adjust to. All amenities to a very good standard and appreciated the milk and water supply in the fridge. Good breakfast choices especially the fresh fruit.

Room Tip: Lavender and Orchid are first floor so other three rooms may have less traffic noise.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

We have just returned to Australia from a trip to the UK. Without doubt one of the highlights of our trip was the five nights that we stayed with Maureen and George at the Burswood Guest House in mid July.
Our room was the ‘honeymoon suite’ with a king size bed, two comfortable armchairs, TV and a refrigerator that came complete with bottled water and fresh milk.
The linen was changed and the room was cleaned and tidied every day.
The dining room overlooks an attractive garden where you can sit back and enjoy breakfast with an extensive choice of fresh fruit and cereals followed by George’s speciality, fried eggs, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, baked beans, mushrooms and toast all superbly cooked.
Following an early Sunday morning visit to the National Railway Museum (NRM), on my return George was happy to cook a special breakfast for me well after the normal breakfast finishing time.
The guest house is located very close to a bus stop for buses to York and elsewhere so the car can be left in the guests parking area all day. Evening meals are available either from two local public houses or two takeaways either Chinese or fish & chips.
Very well recommended to all railway enthusiasts and anyone who wishes to visit the NRM and ride on tour trains from York, or visit the other historical attractions around City and beyond.
A very comfortable place to stay.

Room Tip: All rooms are good
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bedford
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

I have just come back from 2 nights stay from this guesthouse. Warm and professional service by George and Maureen was impressive. George's cooked breakfast exceeds 5 star hotel standards.
Spotlessly clean. Amenities well provided. Just over 30 minutes away from Castle Howard, less than 10 to the Car park near Shamble. Good bus service too. Nearby pub provides good food.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Very nice B&B. George and Maureen are great hosts and the house is very cute and well outfitted. The room (honeymoon suite) was very nice and comfortable. There was a fridge and even milk provided for our tea. The breakfast was very nice – a big selection of fresh fruit with a coffee, tea and bread. George was also eager to provide a cooked breakfast – good scrambled eggs. The only issue was that we were in the Orchid room which while very nice is right off the carriageway/road so for light sleepers like us it was a bit noisy.

Room Tip: Maybe ask for a room not on the may motorway if you are a light sleeper.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Burswood Guest House
Address: 68 Tadcaster Road | Dringhouses, York, York YO24 1LR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #53 of 193 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Burswood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Receive a warm welcome and enjoy a comfortable stay at the Burswood Guest House. All rooms are tastefully decorated with full en-suite and hospitality facilities, some with air conditioning. Set your selves up for the day with our delicious full English breakfast. Just 30 minutes walk from the city centre and visitor attractions. The Burswood has 5 luxury individually furnished rooms. 2 double and 1 twin ground level rooms and 2 double first floor rooms. ... more   less 
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