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BEST WESTERN PLUS Monkbar Hotel

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#26 of 45 Hotels in York
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Best Western Plus Monkbar hotel in York for the first time,we usually stay elsewhere but decided on a change. We were very impressed with the hotel, our room was very clean with a lovely large bathroom and a very comfy king size bed. There is a safe and tea / coffee making facilities in the rooms as...

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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 delighted you had a really nice stay with us after deciding to stay at the hotel for a change. Very pleased you enjoyed the buffet breakfasts and had time to relax in our courtyard. Hope to see you again soon if you have...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel, but noisy inside rooms due to water pipes and creaky floors... shame. Well appointed room, but needs a little bit of fettling to bring back to standards.... drippy tap, missing bit of tap etc... (room 121) Good enough mind. Breakfast, good quality and unlimited, shame I couldn't find the salt? I did ask too.... Would I stay again?...

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Afternoon Neil, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I'm pleased overall you ha da very nice stay with us and the comments have been noted for reference. Thank you. Hope to see you again soon if you have any future trips to York. All the best, Gary Auker Guest Relations Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent stay. Large comfortable room which was a standard room. Good walk in shower which I requested when I booked in. Good location in city centre. Only slight gripe was that the breakfast area is a bit squashed, with not much room to move around the buffet area.

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Afternoon Beverley, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I'm really pleased you had an excellent stay with us and good to know you found the large bed comfy and our location for York convenient. All comments have been noted so thank you. Hope to see you again soon if you have...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my mum, missus, and my lass. We had very good rooms, everything clean and nice. The location is decent, just outside walls, and you go through and straight into Goodramgate with lots of eateries, etc. One of the more "modern standard" hotels I've stayed in, in York, over the years.

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Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. It's great you liked the rooms and found the hotel modern and convenient. Hope you all had a nice stay with us. Hope to see you again soon if you have any future trips to York. All the best, Gary Auker Guest Relations Manager

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy reach and walking distance of the City of York. Stayed in room 306. This was very comfortable and had lovely decor. The room was on the top floor and was very quiet. The lift is a bit cranky and very very slow so consider this if you are staying on the top floor and if you have mobility problems....

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

Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. It's great to know you found the room nice and quiet and found the parking arrangements convenient. Hope to see you again soon if you have any future trips to York. All the best, Gary Auker Guest Relations Manager

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my 3rd visit as the location is brilliant for a visit to York. Breakfast was great and the staff very helpful. Room was good but due to wooden floors we could hear everyone who passed. It has been about 3 years since we last went so was surprised that we had to pay £8 a night to park...

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

Good evening Ellie, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. Your business is important to us and we value the feedback so we can keep delivering high standards of service and improve the overall experience in the future. I'm pleased to hear this was your third stay with us and found the...

Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Can't recommend enough. Staff were so pleasant to my elderly mum it made her trip. They located a wheelchair for her, advised on restaurants etc. Food lovely. Beautiful location.

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

Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. Your business is important to us and we value the feedback so we can keep delivering high standards of service and improve the overall experience in the future. I'm thrilled that you and your mum had a wonderful time with us in York and that...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly have to give credit to the staff who corrected my missbooking with no hassle. My French girlfriend was however disappointed by the 4 star quality (and the French misspelling on breakfast menu)

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

Good afternoon Luke, Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. I am pleased the reception staff were able to correct your booking on check in and I am sorry if your girlfriend was unhappy with any part of the stay. If you wish to contact me directly regarding any further comments please...

lancs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2nights three days at this hotel, staff very friendly, room clean, food excellent the breakfasts have loads of choice and recommend the steak night Wednesday evenings very handy for the city wall walk and the shambles and rest of shops. Literally minutes away from shambles

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

Thank you for completing the review regarding your recent stay with us at our property. Your business is important to us and we value the feedback so we can keep delivering high standards of service and improve the overall experience in the future. I'm really pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us and it's good to know the staff...

Madrid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is very good, close to the city walls. The room was nice, clean and beds really comfortable. The big issue is the noise. It features wooden floors and windows, so, at least in our room (10) you can sleep when everyone in the hotel and in the pub outside has gone to sleep, which means 12:30-ish

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

Your business is important to us and we value the feedback so we can keep delivering high standards of service and improve the overall experience in the future. Thank you for the comments have I'm glad that overall you had a nice time visiting York and I am sorry for any noise disturbance Thank you again and hope to see...

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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: RM451 - RM997 (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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“Rooms overlooking the courtyard on first or second floor”
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“We had room 311 very spacious”
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“Only negative - people staying there seem to have no concept on how to close room doors quietly”
Mgill2013, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room away from the main road in quiet position”
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