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Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was a student in York many years ago and we came back for a long overdue visit with friends for my husband's birthday. The location of the YHA is great, a short walk by the river to the Railway museum. Great city with lots to see and do. Our family room with en suite was fantastic, the children enjoyed...

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice large modern hostel. Great location 20 mins walk to the minster and centre of York. Unusual rooms in separate block. Modern and huge with nezzanine floor. Slept 4 but could have got at least 8 beds in - literally. Games room poor. Nothing except a pool table and few board games/books. Hardly any seats even. Self catering area fine...

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YHAYorkManager, Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review PhilLay76. I think you may of stayed in C01, our wheelchair friendly room which is why there's a lot of unused space. Thanks for your feedback on the games room and self catering kitchen, we have recently added more seating to the kitchen but are limited to what we can do due to its size....

Devon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have returned from a 3 night stay, met up with another family and both had a 4 person ensuite room. The rooms were clean, tidy and spacious. The staff were friendly and so helpful with any questions or requests. The social areas were great for our 2 families to catch up and relax. It really isn't that far from...

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YHAYorkManager, Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi Mumof2Devon, Thanks for reviewing your stay at YHA York! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it seems you had just the hosteling experience we strive to provide for all of our visitors. We also appreciate your comment on the commute from the hostel to the city center, we're also big fans of the walk along the river!...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and nice room. Heater was not working though (something important during the winter), and the place is relatively far from the city centre (not too big of a problem, since it is still only a 15~20 minutes walk). Overall, okish value for money.

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi Gustavo B, Thanks for your review of YHA York. Great to read you found us to be suitable for your trip to York, I hope you reported the room with the heater to us? we have extra heaters if the room is not warm enough for our guests. Good to read you enjoyed the short stroll into town from...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a group of five friends stayed in YHA York and it was just what we needed. The room was such a low cost, especially considering we stayed right on top of Christmas. It was a brilliant location, close to the centre and while the rooms are basic, the beds are very comfy and there is a toilet and...

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review of YHA York Katie D, its great to read that you found us to be the perfect base for your trip to our great city. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Richard Robinson General Manager

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel was nicely decorated, the rooms were well equipped (plug for each bed even on bunk beds, a sink, coat hooks), the staff were friendly, and the value for money was excellent! Could do with more toilet facilities, and a TV in the common room.

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YHAYorkManager, Front Office Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay, and found it to be excellent value! We are looking at ways to improve our common room. Jessica Smedley, Reception manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This hostel is located about a 20 minute walk from the city centre, either along the river or along the main road, alternatively you can catch a number 2 bus from the city centre. The hostel is relatively quiet, with a self catering kitchen (a little small) and also a restaurant/cafe/bar to buy food and drinks. The rooms are nice...

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YHAYorkManager, Jo Deputy Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Louise thank you for the great review. Although the kitchen is small you are more than welcome to eat your food in our bar area. Really happy you had a pleasant experience

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for one night. 4 of us had a large room which was huge. It was like a small apartment!! Facilities were clean and well signed. The bar had the essentials and the barman was friendly. Breakfast was £5 for a hot buffet and some cold options. Did the trick and filled a whole. Good mix of guests from...

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you thefitnesswanderers for your review of YHA York. Great to read that you found the facilities to be accommodating and our team friendly and helpful during your stay. We feel we are an excellent budget accommodation provider for trips to the city of York. Richard Robinson General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Everything was clean and well looked after, breakfast was reasonably priced, pleasant location next to the River Ouse. Service was punctual. Overall, good value for money for the price paid and I would consider staying there again if I were heading back to York on a budget.

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thanks AlexJSmith90 for your review of YHA York. Great to hear you found us to hit the mark on cleanliness, service and price. Please do consider us again we'd love to welcome you back. Richard Robinson General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

In general the hostel is nice. It's clean, the staff are friendly, and the beds are comfortable. Breakfast was great and there was a vegan option! However, we were in a room directly above the kitchen so it got uncomfortably hot in there. Staff kindly brought in a fan for the second night which cooled the room down whilst on...

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you ani386 for your review of YHA York. its great to read that you found our facility clean and comfortable and our staff to be friendly and helpful. I'm sorry to hear about the issues with the room, I suspect the room you stayed in was H04 we have had comments recently about heat in this room even despite...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
York is soaked in history and packed with fantastic attractions. The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans have all left their mark. Our newly refurbished YHA provides superb modern accommodation within walking distance of the city centre, making it the ideal base for exploring this very special City. YHA York at a glance: Free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA York! £2 million renovation Walking distance of the city centre New cafe bar 32 rooms with en suites State-of-the-art seminar/education facilities As part of our refurbishment, YHA York now boasts a large number of new en-suite bedrooms, a cafe bar with garden views and meeting/activity rooms. So, whether you're looking for a cheap weekend break, a bed for a night or a family getaway, YHA York has everything you need! This hostel provides disabled access and rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA York

Address: 42 Water End, Clifton, York YO30 6LP, England (Formerly York International Youth Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York > Clifton
Price Range: RM132 - RM747 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA York 4*
Number of rooms: 147
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