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“A wonderful weekend.” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bowman's
Ranked #3 of 205 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Surrey
Level Contributor
61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A wonderful weekend.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2013

My friend and I spent a fantastic weekend at Bowman's. The whole place was beautifully kept, cosy and welcoming. We had a really comfortable room. Debra was amazing-attentive and caring without being in the way. She made us feel so welcome and was so helpful, offering us suggestions for places to eat. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious and set us up for the day. The B and B is in a perfect location-lovely and quiet, but just a very short walk into the heart of York. So much to do here-lovely shops and so many places to eat and drink. Gorgeous at Christmas time. Will definitely be back to stay at Bowman's.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MJGT
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2013

I have stayed here at Bowmans both with my wife and on my own. The lovely Debra could not be more welcoming and helpful! The B&B itself is clean, comfortable and perfectly situated to walk into the town centre. I honesltly cannot recommend Bowmans enough! I will be staying here again in the future.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2013

Stayed for one night this weekend and absolutely loved it. We had the Gold room. Warm and cosy with lovely decor and beautiful bedding. Bathroom a good size with a selection of lotions and gels for use by guests. Tea tray and bar of chocolate in the room. Breakfast freshly cooked to order and was delicious. Short 10 minute walk into town so we left our car outside Bowmans using the free permit provided. If returning to York, we wouldnt look at another B&B now we have found this little gem.

Room Tip: Gold Room 3 is a lovely cosy warm room. Overlooks the rear so no traffic noise even though the road...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2013

We have just stayed for a weekend break at this wonderful guest house; we cannot fault the accommodation its clean, tidy, homely and a nice atmostphere. The breakfast was lovely with all fresh produce and the sausages were the best we have tasted in some time. Our room was lovely and comfortable; the bathroom was a good size with a bath and a shower. Deborah was very friendly and helpful as other reviews have said we would recommend and definately stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Selby, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights during the week, found the landlady Debra very helpful and friendly, breakfast was good all local produce. Beautiful clean rooms, television in all rooms, coffee tea facilities , all linen crisp and fresh,already booked again for February
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Room Tip: The blue is lovely which has a bath and shower on the first floor
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Doris F
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Bromley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stayed here 5 nights on a work trip. Deborah is a great host and this place has a nice welcoming homely feel. Full english breakfast was lovely, not horrible and greasy like some can be and was nice portions too. It was the same good standard across all 5 mornings. Easy 10 minute walk into town centre. Parking was easy, right outside by way of a permit provided by the guesthouse. Room was very clean with fresh towels provided every day if you wanted and nice little touches like a bottle of water and a bar of Cadburys chocolate (which were replenished) as well as the usual tea/coffee. The whole place was very clean and well looked after and Deborah and David obviously take a lot of pride in this great little B&B.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Maciop
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Bedford - England
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights into November and it is without doubt excellent. Location, food, cleanliness and our hosts were all top notch. A perfect place to stay. Parking is on the road but we were supplied with a permit and there was no shortage of spaces. The walk into town was only 5 minutes to Petergate arch.

Stayed November 2013
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Additional Information about Bowman's

Property: Bowman's
Address: 33 Grosvenor Terrace | Bootham, York YO30 7AG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bowman's is a recently refurbished Victorian Terraced House situated approximately 5 minutes walk from York Minster. Debra and David offer you a warm welcome and relaxing stay in a beautifully appointed guesthouse. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Bowman`s Hotel York

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