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Best Western Kilima Hotel

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#17 of 46 Hotels in York
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had 2 nights at the Kilima hotel over Easter, and found it to be a lovely place to stay when visiting York. It is conveniently situated within 10 minutes walk of the city walls and has a really good restaurant and swimming pool. Breakfast and dinner were well cooked and served by efficient friendly staff. We had a spacious, clean...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hilary J, I am so pleased we helped you to have such a great Easter. Don't forget to call direct for the best rate next time. Regards Chris

Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you want a comfortable friendly base, an easy walk from York City centre, you would be hard pressed to find a better place to stay than the Kilima Hotel. We arrived early and left our car in the car park, and given directions to a nice walk along the wall to the centre of the city. A few hours...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diane P. J, Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. I glad you had a great time and I look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The staff were very friendly and helpful and during my 2 nights stay it was blissfully peaceful. Breakfast was part buffet, part order and was lovely. Had the pool and steam room to myself and there was a small patio. Restaurant/bar were pleasantly decorated but my twin room was a bit tired and small. The most annoying thing though was...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janice S, Thank you for your review of the hotel. We will soon be refurbishing all the bedrooms so when we have the carpets laid we will look at the floor boards again but the building is 150 year old. You are correct we will always do you a discount when you call on 01904 625787 and give you...

Doncaster UK
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely,friendly place to stay, rooms comfortable. private parking, short walk in to the center of York. Breakfast plentiful. Swimming pool a must.Not far from railway station - local shops close by. already booked our 3rd stay here.

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie W, It is always a pleasure to have your bubbly personality in the hotel. It is guests such as yourself that make the long hours seem to fly by. I look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris

Broxbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My daughter and I had a twin room at the Kilima Hotel for 2 nights, wish we could have stayed longer but as we had travelled by train with return tickets we couldn't extend our stay. On arrival we received a very warm welcome from Chris and as we was a little early and our room wasn't quite ready he...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AOH61, Thank you for your review of the hotel I know the staff will be pleased to hear you had a great time. I am blessed to have a great team at the hotel and we all look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We visited York during the school half term and managed to book this lovely family run hotel. It is a 5 minute drive from the city and situated in a peaceful neighbourhood. We had booked a parking space which only cost £5 a day (very reasonable). The hotel itself had a warm and inviting atmosphere. The staff were very accommodating...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DaveBrando28, Thank you for your kind review of the hotel I will pass your comments on to all the staff. I was pleased to see you enjoyed the refurbished dining room especially as we will soon be doing all the rooms to the same very high standard. We are so lucky to have the pool and as you say...

Derby
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Wanted a reasonably priced hotel for a short break. Easy parking and easy walking distance to the centre. Bed very comfy. Pleasant restaurant and bar. Cooked breakfast included in price and very good. Staff excellent. Also has a lovely looking little swimming pool. Would visit again.

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 557gs, Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am pleased you had a great stay and managed to use all we have to offer. I am very proud we have a pool especially a 10m long one as only a few hotels have one in York and after a busy day nothing is better than a Swim....

Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Just spent one night with a girlfriend at this hotel ,and will definitely go back lovey place and staff, the breakfast was first-class plenty to choose and the restaurant decor very nice .look forward to our next visit

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Josie P, Great to see you have a marvellous time don't forget to call us direct on 01904 625787 for a little discount and free parking. Regards Chris

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We chose this hotel for the parking on site and usually you can't go wrong with a Best Western. What a lovely friendly hotel ,we had a room with a 4 poster bed and another lounge room of it like our own little suite. There was a pool that we didn't get around to using,the bar and restaurant area in...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jansteve_8, Thank you for your review of both the hotel and BESTWESTERN. BESTWESTERN have more privately owed hotels around the world than any other group so we pride ourselves on being a friendly hotel. I was pleased to see you enjoyed the Eggs Royal at breakfast maybe next time ask the chef for one of his famous Potato Rosti...

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

As my wife and I love York, we wanted to find somewhere at short notice that we could stay at a reasonable price but also within walking distance of the city as this was to be our first trip with our baby son and wanted to see how he'd cope with being away. I have to say that we were...

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KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aquizen76, Thank you for your kind review of both the hotel and the staff. We are very lucky to have such a great bunch some of whom have worked at the hotel for a number of years. We all look forward to your next visit when in York which has just been voted the UKs friendliest City . Regards...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The BESTWESTERN Kilima hotel is a privately run family feel hotel with 26 bedrooms. Located on the west side of the historic city of York we are a 10-15 minute walk to the bar walls and a further 5-10 to the city centre. We are on two bus routes and busses go every 10-15 minutes. Taxis are around £5.00. We have our own car park (free to guest who book direct with the hotel otherwise £5.00 per day) as well as an indoor swimming pool and small fitness room. All rooms are en-suite and all have flat screen TV and free coffee and tea making facilities. We pride ourselves on our friendly relaxed approach as well as our drive to make every guest stay as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

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Address: 129 Holgate Road, York YO24 4AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: RM474 - RM1,010 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Kilima Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“We were at the front facing main road but heard very little noise.”
lynmarie58, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in room 28, its at the back of the hotel so nice and quiet”
, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't park under the trees as the bird will let all out !”
davidmowbray, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Not sure what the other rooms were like.”
janicesE9438UZ, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A room at the back of the hotel as the front overlooks the road.”
jansteve_8, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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