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#26 of 46 Hotels in York
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first holiday in uk for years but as in Germany we always use the Best Western we did the same in York. The standard wa superb, clean, comfortable spacious and the staff were so friendly. The Breakfast was excellent, HIGHLKY RECCOMMENDED

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very convenient location for exploring the city walls and all the main tourist attractions. Accommodation was adequate but our double room was fairly small but well decorated. There is a £25 per night supplementary charge if the room is occupied by two people and not one as booked - this is company policy apparently and was a surprise to us...

Thank colfe
Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for four nights the hotel staff were friendly and accommodating the hotel was clean and well presented throughout, the rooms were also a nice size with all the facilities you would expect from a good hotel, The location of this hotel in York makes it a must stay as you are literally at monks gate which is the...

Thank drewster40
Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights, extremely local to all the attractions, a relaxed feel with friendly staff especially the bar staff. The rooms were nice, my only criticism was that the shower was very slippery (non slip mats provided) The lay out of the hotel was pleasant with various comfy seating locations around the ground floor and the decor was...

Thank lee G
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful hotel. We went as part of a hen booking and the reception area is very beautifully styled. The rooms had plenty of mirrors and seats. Complementary Toiletries, coffee and tea of a high standard. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast buffet style but again higher standard to some​ i have been to. We had an excursion...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great central locationand price is fairly reasonable, but as the hotel is in a rather old building, the floors creak and the walls in the room I had were rather thin (I could hear the toilet flushing, sink running and drawers being opened in the room next door very well). The hotel has been renovated in recent years and is...

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Gary A, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I am glad you found our location great for visiting York and I am sorry for any issues you Had with us. Your comments have been noted so thank you. I hope this will not deter you from staying with us again in the...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were given room 20 on the 3rd floor adjacent to the lift (which we were glad was out of order). Our room was adjacent to the road and no alarm clock was necessary as we were awoken by traffic around 6.30 a.m. The room was very dark having a dormer window which was very high up so much so...

Thank anniewilson12
Gary A, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Annie, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I'm pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay and I am sorry for any issue you had while staying with us. If you do wish to return please do request a particular room location and we will always dedevour to honour this...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights in room 44, which is located in a block not in the main hotel building. Room was lovely and spacious, very clean. Ideal location to the city centre- short walk to York Minster and the Shambles. Staff very helpful and even left a card and some sweet treats in our room for our anniversary. Would definitely...

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Gary A, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked the room, location and found the staff helpful and friendly. Many thanks for the recommendation and I do hope to see you back with us soon. Hope you enjoyed the anniversary!...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was good in some points, But it did lack in other's Like we had a wedding there & it was a great day but the staff could of been more helpful as they lost our CD music for our wedding, They did not know that I put a tab behind the bar for the Bride & groom, Plus...

Thank Stephen J
Gary A, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening Stephen, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I'm pleased that overall you had a nice stay with us and I hope you had a great wedding day. I'm pleased the staff were very helpful and I'm sorry that we had misplaced the copy of the CD. This is not...

Lakenheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night at this hotel very pleasant room 133 was a large room clean lovely bed only problem was that the room was very dark .Friendly staff & breakfast very good choice .No on site parking but discount given for car park across the road .Only a few minutes to town .

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Hello, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I'm pleased to read that you overall you had a pleasant stay with us and found our staff friendly and the buffet breakfasts gave ample choice. Hope to see you again soon if you have any future trips to York. All the best, Gary...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following an extensive £3m refurbishment program the Monkbar Hotel has been transformed into a stunning contemporary, boutique hotel 4 star hotel. Now boasting 125 individually designed and decorated rooms, some overlooking our Yorkshire courtyard garden, others overlooking the City Walls and some with a Minster View. As any true destination hotel our restaurant - The Yorkshire Bar and Grill - will not disappoint. A stunning bar and grill concept open for brunch from 8am daily, you will be greeted by staff with a professional yet relaxed approach, who appreciate the importance of great service - and great coffee! During the day you can take your pick from modern tapas-style dishes made with the best of Yorkshire produce or be swept away with an incredible restaurant menu. Armchairs and booths make the bar a perfect place for meeting friends you can simply relax in the bar with a glass of locally distilled Mason's gin and tonic or on sunny days enjoy a bite to eat in the beautiful walled garden. Produce is key, so our Head Chef Ben and the team have chosen incredible local suppliers to create a seasonal menu that will showcase the best of local produce and put The Yorkshire bar and grill firmly on the culinary map. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel

Address: St. Maurices Road, York YO31 7JA, England (Formerly BEST WESTERN Monkbar Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: RM448 - RM992 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Best Western York
York Best Western
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#8 Family Hotel in York
#12 Luxury Hotel in York
#13 Romantic Hotel in York
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“Not overlooking the main road”
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“Try to get one away from the main road”
colfe, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the courtyard on first or second floor”
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“We had room 311 very spacious”
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