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23 St. Mary's

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#18 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

A very welcoming bed and breakfast with extremely helpful and friendly staff . Simon was right the black pudding at breakfast also with the rest of the food was some of the best I have tasted. Rooms are spacious and very clean. I would definitely go there again and recommend to others. The accommodation is also very close to the...

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Thanks for you kind comments about the breakfast - Amy and Fiona love to get feedback on their breakfasts because they really do put a lot of thought and care into making them special, so we're very glad you liked it so much. Thanks also for recommending us to your friends - do remind them to check our own website...

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed for three nights before Christmas this year. Very close to the centre of town, especially the Minster. Nice part of town, lovely people, fantastic breakfast (with an option card the evening before for the perfect pick-what-you-like breakfast!). Clean and comfortable room. Thanks a lot!

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Thanks Alex for your review- we really appreciate those guests who put up with the minor inconvenience of the bad weather and still enjoyed a break in the great city. We are looking forward to welcoming you again - next time you come we will be baking our own bread to whet your appetite in the morning. Best wishes from...

Manchester,England
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Spent one night at this bnb. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were treated royally. We arrived really early knowing our room wouldn't be be ready. We were immediately offered coffee in the lounge. A great touch. The four poster room was just perfect. The whole hotel was spotless and the staff etc so friendly....

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Thanks Andy and Tina for your review - I'm so glad your stay was a happy one. Everyone here tries hard to make our guests feel welcome and it's lovely of you to take the trouble to leave a review to let other people know we care! I am very fortunate to have a happy and attentive team of wonderful...

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2015

the new owners are cracking, nice people, very friendly and nothing is a problem to them, breakfast is absolutely delicious and the rooms are spotless. do yourself a favour and stay here, you will not regret it.

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Thanks Terry and Yvonne. Your glowing review is a really great way to start our Christmas celebrations! Yes, we're all taking a couple of days off....It was lovely to meet you and we do like it when guests are friendly and appreciative, as you were. We hope that we'll see you again next year and hope that you have a...

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We stayed here with our friends in December. When we arrived we were made very welcome and being able to leave the car in the car park and walk 10 mins to the centre of York was an added bonus. Our rooms were spacious, comfortable and well equipped. We had an excellent cooked breakfast which set us up for the...

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the trouble to leave us a review. We enjoyed having you and your friends at 23 St Mary's and hope you'll come and see us next year! Best wishes for a Happy Christmas from all of us here at 23 St Mary's

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Myself and my wife just returned from a weekend break in York staying at 23 St Mary. This guest house is great. Our room was spotlessly clean and comfortable. The staff were so helpful and friendly. The cooked breafast excellent. I would really recommend you try this guesthouse. As well as the great food and service the location is casual...

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Hi Mark - we really appreciate you taking the trouble to leave a review and we are so pleased you had such a positive experience. We do try hard to keep standards high and it is especially nice for us when guests notice the hard work of all the staff here and take the time to thank us! Have a...

Scotland
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a pre-Xmas break. We had looked around and decided on here but in that time the last double room went so as it was the only room left we booked the family room which can sleep up to 3. It was a great decision. The third bed was in a separate area between the main room, which...

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Hi Mat - thanks for taking the trouble to leave a detailed review and some tips for other travelers into the bargain. Thanks also for the helpful suggestions - we'll get onto them straightaway. Looking forward to welcoming you both to 23 St Mary's in the New Year. Have a great Christmas Simon

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was a short break to celebrate a special wedding anniversary, and we received a very warm welcome to this lovely B and B, together with a bunch of red roses and a card later in our stay! This is a lovely old house on a quiet street full of interesting buildings, not far from the museum gardens, but at...

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure to welcome you to 23 St Mary's for your Ruby wedding anniversary - thank you choosing us! We really appreciate you taking the time to post a review and hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Best wishes Simon and the Team at 23 St Mary's

Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Lovely rooms, great breakfast, brilliant location - close to the minster, parking included and the new owners are continuing to make 23 St Mary's a wonderful - welcoming, friendly and helpful - what more could you want

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Hi Diane - thanks for your concise and positive review! I like the fact you give a tip about the rooms too. It's always best to give us a call and book direct anyway, because we can tailor your stay to your needs much better. You're right that the third floor does involve quite a few stairs to climb (good...

Builth Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I would definitely stay again, the room was very comfortable and clean, good facilities, great breakfast and friendly staff - thank you for a very comfortable stay, I would recommend this B&B to others.

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23stmarys, Owner at 23 St. Mary's, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Cy - we look forward to your next stay any time you happen to be in York - make sure you phone us so we can give you your preferred room (at our best rate too!) Have a Happy Christmas! From all of us here at 23 St Mary's

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our happy, friendly and stylish home from home! Come and stay awhile in our characterful Victorian townhouse, tucked away down a very quiet and safe street in the centre of the historic Hamlet of Marygate. Less than 10 minutes easy stroll from the station, the city walls and York Minster, we offer a fantastic location, wonderful and filling breakfasts and individually designed rooms that make you unwind and relax. With free and fast WIFI and parking, 23 St Mary's is a lovely place to B&B! ... more   less 

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Address: 23 St. Marys | Bootham, York YO30 7DD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: RM479 - RM963 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 23 St. Mary's 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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