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Bowen House

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#43 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

This well run place is within easy walking distance to York centre. The house itself looks old and consequently has the feel of an old fashioned boarding house but the reality is different in as much as the room is equipped with a smart slim TV, a digital clock, and a facility for listening to music (beyond me!) The tea/coffee...

Thank allus
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2014

A friend and I stayed here for a short stay during the recent Tour De France: Grand Depart. Situated a short 5/10min walk from York castle walls this well presented guesthouse is in a great location. Full English along with a selection of fresh fruit, juices and cereal were served in the conservatory for breakfast. We had planned to take...

Thank PeterCumming1983
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Decided to spend a night in the city of York with my partner as a special treat so, as you can imagine, I wanted somewhere that was a bit nicer than your normal run-of-the-mill budget hotel but was also in a great location within the city and this lovely little guest house definitely fitted the bill. It was literally 15...

Thank Alan C
Morwell, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Bowen house is one of those properties you could rate six out of five! We arrived an hour after the time we advised, but this was not an issue. We were warmly welcomed and offered fresh milk for our room (which was appreciated), provided with a map and had the route into town (about 10 minute walk away) explained. Upon...

1Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Bowen Guest House. Room 5 was small with sloping ceilings (in the loft space) but had everything we needed for our stay. A comfy double bed, TV, tea making facilities and en-suite. The room was fairly clean and nice and quiet in the evenings. Great breakfast offerings and the owners were nice and helpful....

Thank JonnyRedUK
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and couldn't fault it. Exceptionally clean, excellent location and friendly staff. Breakfast .....yummy. Would definitely recommend a stay here. York is a lovely place to visit.

Thank fvps60
Reviewed 18 May 2014

As good as always brilliant welcome,arrived early but was no problem, Diane drove us to the race course in york on wednesday, Bowen house is in a great location for york centre only 10 mins walk from Minster,Rooms brilliant ,Diane & Peter are always welcoming and or always willing to help plan your day. Will return again next year.

Thank ginotti31
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We spent a week here on a recent visit to York. It is ideally situated being only a 10 min walk to the city centre Very warm welcome from the owners and staff Very clean comfortable rooms Top class breakfast

Thank Paul W
Ewloe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed here on a two night trip to York and we were very happy with the B&B. We arrived a touch too early but despite that Diane made time to welcome us even tho she was busy cleaning the place on her own. The parking was a tight squeeze but nothing bad, Peter made sure to...

Thank GA1919
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We stayed three nights here. Very convenient for the city which is about a 15 minute easy walk away. Lovely cooked breakfast with generous portions. Comfortable rooms which are a little on the small size. The ensuite was very compact which didn't bother us but it may bother others if you need a bit more room. Breakfast was a little...

Thank 611Scarlett50

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diane and Peter offer a warm Yorkshire welcome at Bowen House. It’s a 10 minute stroll from the famous Shambles and York Minster. We offer five comfortable rooms, each has a TV, radio, tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. Free Wi-Fi and private off-street parking are available. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the bright and airy conservatory. The extensive menu includes a traditional full English breakfast. Special and vegetarian diets can be catered for. ... more   less 

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Address: Huntington Road | Huntington Road, York YO31 8RF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: RM405 - RM489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowen House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 2 is the superior room and very nice”
158freda, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 nice room”
215PaulJ215, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask about stairs.”
nielsandmo, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had room 3 and it was lovely.”
melannemark, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the top are quieter and is en- suite”
W6334PCkarenc, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
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