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MONKS RETREAT near the Minster

Monks Retreat near the Minster
5.0 of 5 bubbles
7 reviews
Monks Retreat near the Minster
Monks Retreat our cottage style apartment.
We provide tourist information about York and Yorkshire.
Double bedroom with hotel quality linen.
Comfortable lounge.
Fully equipped kitchen.
Bathroom with toiletries provided.
Wireless internet, ipod dock, DAB radio and CD player.
HD TV with blu ray player.
Kitchen with fridge freezer and washer dryer.
Oven, hob and microwave and toaster.
Teatowel, apron, oven gloves and napkins provided.
Dining area.
Welcome cup of tea/coffee ready for you when you arrive.
Wall mounted TV in the bedroom.
Dressing gowns provided for your comfort.
Shower over the bath.
Tea on the terrace.
Gated entrance to a private courtyard.
The magnificent Minster - Monks Retreat is just 4 minutes walk away.
Stroll by the river.
Winter breaks - York is an all the year around destination.
Springtime. The city walls are close to Monks Retreat.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
York, North Yorkshire, England
This beautifully furnished holiday apartment provides a hideaway for couples.<BR><BR>Just a 4-minute walk to the magnificent Minster and the heart of the vibrant city, with it's fine shops and restaurants, street entertainers and riverside bars. York 's historic buildings, ancient walls, gardens, river cruises and delightful tangle of narrow streets which make it a pleasure just to wander and relax.<BR><BR>The central location means that you don't need the car as all the attractions are within walking distance, many of our guests never move the car during their stay. If you do have a car you can visit Yorkshires two National Parks or the Yorkshire coast and see the countryside in the day while having your choice of all York's fine restaurants at night. Free parking is provided in a gated car par... Read more
About the Owner, Philip N
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 78 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL311126
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English first
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I booked Monks retreat in August as a surprise break for my partner who thought we were going camping! He was over the moon when we arrived, I was too, especially to arrive to a beautifully laid out table with scones and jam, tea, beer and parkin cake! What a treat! So very thoughtful. we had such a warm and...

Lethbridge, Canada
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We couldn’t be happier with our 5 nights spent at Monks Retreat, a cozy little flat just 2 minutes from Monk Bar and 4 minutes from the Minster. The owners, Mary and Philip, have thought of everything! There is Wi-Fi, a washer/dryer, blow dryer, power converter, iron, ironing board, towels, linens, etc. And the place is clean, clean, clean from...

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Thank you. It was a pleasure to have you to stay. Cheers, Mary


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Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We spent 8 nights at Monks Retreat and were delighted with the accommodation. We are a retired couple and we found it easy to walk to York Minster for Easter Services and easy to walk to the old part of the city to enjoy shops and attractions. There were many restaurants and pubs within close walking distance and there was...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Leeds/Bradford: 31.1 mi
Railway: York: 0.7 mi
Ferry: Hull: 42.3 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 39.8 mi.
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