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Wall mounted fire in addition to full central heating. Real wooden floor.
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102 reviews
Wall mounted fire in addition to full central heating.
Real wooden floor.
Separate, private entrance.
Sleek, modern shower room.
Fully fitted kitchen diner.
No washing up with an integrated dishwasher.
Super-king bed.  TV with DVD.
Can be twin beds on request.
Easy to operate chair-beds allow the apartment to accommodate 4.
Dining table can be extended to accommodate 4.
Eat in or eat out - you will be in the centre of a vibrant city with every option.
A complimentary bottle of prosecco will be waiting in the fridge for you.
The time will fly in this beautiful city and luxurious apartment.
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England

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John O
1 review
“A very attractive apartment, clean and efficient, providing a delightful base in the centre of York.”
Reviewed October 4, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Our hostess Lynne was most helpful and welcoming, generously providing the food wherewithal to get us started - especially the prosecco! We much enjoyed our stay and
found it easy to explore York from this vantage point even with a few mobility problems.
Every want suppled.

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Liked best: Convenience
Liked least: Seating
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 15, 2015
Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed York and Gillygate Central.
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SouthAuss...
Adelaide, South Australia
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely the Best”
Reviewed October 3, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The phrase "leave the best til last" certainly sums up our four weeks of touring Ireland, Scotland and England. Gillygate Central was our last accommodation and it made everything else pale to insignificance. Nothing was forgotten. Everything was top class. The little touches - heated towel rail that actually worked, enormous towels, beautiful shower and space. We had plenty of space to spread out, even though we were only two. We could walk everywhere being so close to town and the garage to house our car was yet another plus. This accommodation scores fifteen out of ten.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Oct 4, 2015
Thank you for your wonderful review. I always worry that when guests are at the end of an epic journey like yours, there's a chance they will just want to get home. Your enthusiasm and pleasure in both York and Gillygate Central is fantastic.
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TravelSAE...
1 review
“Lovely apartment, awesome location!”
Reviewed September 28, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Gillygate Central is a lovely clean and modern apartment. Its location is excellent - in easy walking distance of everything in central York. The owner Lynne was helpful and responsive. Our family of four (yes, we fitted) thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.

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Management Response
Sep 29, 2015
Thank you very much for the review. I was particularly pleased as I was not in York during your stay so did not get to meet you and check on the spot that everything was fine. Really glad you enjoyed the apartment and our lovely city.
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Lois D
Bowling Green, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“FANTASTIC! Excellence plus!”
Reviewed August 26, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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This trip was our 2nd within a two year time frame. During these two trips we have stayed in hostels, B & B, self-catering flats, hotels, and beach home rentals. Far and away Gillygate was THE best! We were there for almost a week. Lynne was so very helpful both in planning our trip as well as helping us on arrival and departure. The accommodation was inviting and beautiful. The living room was a welcome respite following our daily adventures out. The kitchen was more than adequate if you chose to cook in, we did not. Laundry facilities was a real plus! The towels were thick and large...I am a "bit oversized" :-) and the towels left room to spare. We especially loved the shower having come from a home rental that kept either turning the water ice cold or shutting off completely! The king size bed was SO very comfortable! It was a WONDERFUL end to a six week trip around England. The location was incredibly wonderful...including a lovely Italian restaurant almost across the street. We were within a block of York Minster and within walking distance of EVERYTHING! We would definitely return here should our travels take us to York again and would highly recommend it. We can only hope that future stays wherever our travels take us rival Gillygate!

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Liked best: Location and the inviting appearance on entry. EVERYTHING!
Liked least: We were more than satisfied with it all!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
Aug 28, 2015
You are our 50th reviewer I think and it certainly was a 'golden' review. I cannot thank you enough for your extremely kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you both - your trips across the UK are such adventurous journeys and I was so pleased to be part of this one.
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Aditi K
1 review
“Best and the most comfortable”
Reviewed August 12, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This was the best place I have stayed in recent times. Having always booked hotels and b&bs this was the first time we opted for self catering as we have a 10 month old baby boy now.
After a tiring day out , our baby Had a 'at home' feeling when we returned back to apartment every evening.
It's even better than many hotels comes with parking , so central to York , you can see whole of York on foot.
Very clean, comfortable and attention to small details. The kitchen is well equipped if you want to cook or you've got plenty of eating out options just at doorstep.
Even if you are a newbie to Yorkshire , there are so many information leaflets in the apartment to help you decide on things to do, all in all 10 on 10 .
Definitely recommended.
The owners are very kind and helpful , rare thing to find these days.
Just one comment , please stay the same always!!

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 14, 2015
Thank you so much for writing such a comprehensive and lovely review. It was a delight to meet you all - especially your gorgeous little boy!
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MarkusKra...
Bonn, Germany
2 reviews
“A highly recommended accomodation for a stay in York”
Reviewed August 4, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

A beautiful little apartment in the heart of York, fantastic situated. Everything can be reached on foot, the historical center and a supermarket are just around the corner. The apartment itself is supermodern and provides everything you need for a stay in this beautiful city, be it a washing machine and a dryer, be it a microwave and a fully equipped kitchen or be it just silence as the apartment is also centrally situated but silent.

We spent one week here with our crawling 10-month-old daughter and Lynne - who is a funtastic person - provided us with a highchair, a cot and even a little bathtub for babys. As the partment is situated in the soutterain and has no steps within itself the accomadation is absolutely safe for a stay with a baby.

A big extra is also the garage which is really rare for accomodations this close to the center of York. The wi-fi was for free and pretty fast.

We absolutely recommend this apartment to everyone - book here and you will not be situated. If you are looking for a nice, clean apartment within a stone throw to the Minster - here it is.

Thanks again for everything Lynne, we hope to come back!

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Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
Aug 4, 2015
Thank you for a great review! It was a total pleasure to meet you and your lovely family and we are so pleased you enjoyed York and the apartment. You would be very welcome back anytime.
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ti23_rip
Halifax, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Modern, Clean, comfortable and a great location”
Reviewed July 28, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Very enjoyable stay, made to feel extremely welcome. We needed to be near the centre as we don't drive and not as mobile as we once were, so could not have been better located. Lovely comfortable bed, with first rate bedding. Shower room was excellent, with nice walk in shower and loads of fluffy towels. Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area was modern, clean and had everything you could wish for. We will be back for another visit in the near future.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: The weather
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • 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 this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Jul 29, 2015
Thank you so much for that review! You will be very welcome anytime!
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