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Burswood Guest House
Ranked #55 of 194 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Burswood Guest House is an excellent place to stay. Located opposite the racecourse and a nice 30 minute stroll to the city walls it is perfectly situated. We stayed in the Lavender Room on the first floor which was spotlessly clean, comfortable and included tea/coffee making facilities, a fridge with fresh milk and bottled water plus dressing gowns and slippers. The bathroom was well stocked with all you would require. Breakfast was a real treat with a large choice of fruit juices, cereals, fresh fruit and yoghurt plus a full English. For that extra touch of luxury there was also an option of smoked salmon on the menu! George was an excellent host throughout our stay and we will definitely stay here again. I would recommend this guest house to anyone wishing to stay in the York area.

Room Tip: Just a point on the Lavender Room. This is a loft conversion and has sloping ceilings. This was not...
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Reviewed October 27, 2013

We had an amazing honeymoon stay at the Burswood the honeymoon suite was beautiful and immaculate the bathroom was amazing.The facilities were fab the chocolates are a lovely touch.George the host was a lovely lovely man nothing was too much trouble he makes the most amazing breakfast so much so our stay could of been in a five star hotel .George was also very generous leaving us a lovely suprise bottle of wine in our room to celebrate our wedding we will be staying here again and i have already reccommended the burswood to friends thanks george we had a fab stay .

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Collette J
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Very nice rooms, comfortable and clean. The breakfast is the best we've had in any B&B, or Hotel for that matter, with lots of choice. The B&B is only a 30 min stroll to the City wall (Also easy to hop on a bus). The pub next door has a good atmosphere and good food (for a chain), most importantly had a choice of real ales ;-)

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank KatieandChrisM
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

David &Barbara,
Very pleasant stay with kind owner &beautifully appointed bedroom and dining area.Breakfast
Excellent as we're all the amenities. Would recommend to friends.

No reflection on George but if you arrive from the North on the A19 DO NOT get caught by traffic lanes restrictions through the city centre it will cost you dearly(£60) !!!!

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

George very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is exceptional, loads of fresh fruit, as well as the full English and even smoked salmon/scrambled eggs. Room was spotlessly clean and well equipped - bath robes,slippers, mini fridge, toiletries etc.
Perfect location for the races - just across the road and over the course. Bus stop right at the door for popping into town without having to bother with the car.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Very friendly owner, both on arrival and during all subsequent conversations with him.
Nice bright comfortable and clean room, and a recently renovated en-suite with a large shower. As you will see from some of our other reviews, I am a lover of a soft bed, so slightly too firm for my liking, but that is more me than the bed!
Breakfast in the morning is absolutely delicious, usual toast and cereals, plus gorgeous fresh fruits with lots of choice, and an amazing freshly cooked breakfast too, one of the best breakfasts I have ever eaten. Tea is served to you by George in a lovely big teapot, and the coffee on the machine is really good too.
You get your own front door key so you can come and go as you please, and the pub / restaurant next door does lovely food for an evening meal, and the real ales on offer in it are very good too.
All in all we can highly recommend Burswood House to other travelers to York.

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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Burswood Guest House is an excellent place to stay; everything is done to make the guests as comfortable as possible. We stayed in the lavender room on the first floor which had all the amenities that we required. Tea and making facilities, a fridge with fresh milk and bottled water through to dressing gowns and slippers are available. The bathroom was well stocked with all you would require - a very lovely room indeed. Breakfast was superb with an excellent choice. We would recommend this Guest House to any traveller and we will certainly stay here if in the York area again.

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Address: 68 Tadcaster Road | Dringhouses, York, York YO24 1LR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
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Free Parking
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Ranked #55 of 194 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range: $128 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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