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Barbican House

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#38 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a very pleasant couple of nights at the Barbican House. The weather was freezing outside but our room was warm and welcoming. Very clean room and bathroom. Excellent wifi and easy to watch TV from the bed. The location was ideal for us - our son at the Uni of York could walk to us in 5 mins and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a weekend here with my partner. We are 25 and 31 years old and were fancying a break away. We booked the Barbican because of the reviews on here and we were not disappointed. Upon arrival we were greeted cheerfully and given plenty of information about the b&b and about York city. The place itself is stunning and...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My partner and I spent five days in York during a post-Christmas winter trip to England, and let me tell you that our stay at Conway Cottage (a sub-unit of Barbican House) was by far the best self-catering experience we have ever had. The cost was quite reasonable, especially with the favorable exchange rate nowadays, and the owner, Adrian Bradley,...

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic bed and breakfast in a great location at the end of Fossgate. Short walk past an eclectic mix of bars, cafes and shops to the centre of York. Great host, off street parking, exceptional cleanliness, and complimentary sherry to set you on your way. Adrian was good enough to let us leave our car in the car park all...

1Thank Paul B
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as our first time visiting York, what a lovely B and B, host were very helpful and charming, the ensuite room we had (room 7) was spotlessly clean with everything you could need and more, very luxurious, we was downstairs and right on main road but unless you are a light sleeper the traffic...

1Thank Donna C
South yorkshire
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ann & Adrian were really welcoming. Our room was good and the bed so comfortable. Nice touches- decanter of Croft sherry, lovely toiletries and a tray full of coffees, teas and biscuits as well as bottled water replenished each day. Breakfast cooked, by himself, delicious. Really close to the Barbican theatre so perfect for our gig there

1Thank yorkshirelass39
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A couple of days ago I stayed in a Hilton hotel in London for twice the price. This beats the hotel hands down. Clean, characterful room with everything you need. The little things make a difference - there were several types of tea, free sherry and biscuits as well as plentiful tissues (I arrived with a heavy cold) The shower...

1Thank Nick B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Being fairly frequent visitors to York as my son lives there, we've tried many hotels both budget and top end. I found the Barbican House on Tripadvisor and thought the prices were great and knew the location was fairly central, plus photos looked good and reviews were great so we booked a weekend stay. Now we're not really B &...

1Thank Allison A
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here several days, using this as a base for seeing York as well as day trips to surrounding dales and moors. Easy accessibility to Walmgate and the wall walk. Reasonable walk to minster and that area. Great pub recommended by hosts around the corner. Thoughtful touches in room with plenty of supplies and nice toiletries. Appreciated the bottled water...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Its a challenge trying to find accommodation in a city that you have never visited before but we chose right with Barbican House. Its extremely convenient to the walled city, just a delightful ten minute walk through a nearby "Bar" or gate. On the way, one passes 14th century buildings, you walk across a humpbacked bridge over a beautiful river...

1Thank KayKew

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Family run Victorian Guest House overlooking the famous medieval City Walls of York. All our rooms are individually decorated to compliment the charm and character of the Victorian period but with but with luxury bathroom facilites. Our rooms are en-suite and have double glazing, central heating, ceiling fans, radio/alarm, Wide screen TV/DVD, tea and coffee making facilities and chocolate biscuits with a complimentary decanter of Sherry, 500 meters to City Centre and 800 to York University. We have 4 King size en-suite rooms, 2 twin en-suite rooms, 2 double en-suite rooms and 1 suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barbican House

Address: 20 Barbican Road, York YO10 5AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: RM400 - RM605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barbican House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“No. 3 at top of house was quiet and felt very comfortable. Quite a few stairs, so not for the infirm!”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at Conway Cottage, a self-catering apartment within Barbican House.”
 of 5 bubbles Footpathsforall, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 3 which is beautifully appointed and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles LeeC929, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at top of house. 37 stairs to climb so may not be ideal for people who have difficulty negotiating stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles doreenthompson, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think any room would have been fine”
 of 5 bubbles Redwine69, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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