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No. 2 Precentor's Court
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28 reviews
No. 2 Precentor's Court
No. 2 Precentor's Court
Five Star Gold
300 year old listed building
Kitchen/diner
Kitchen clock
Kitchen/diner
Pantry
Betty's fruit cake
Lectern with 'The Knowledge'
Minster Services
The 'Knowledge'
View to courtyard garden
Hallway leading to courtyard
Courtyard garden
Lounge
Lounge
Hallway
Stairs to first floor
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Fireplace bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
Trumpet chandalier, 1 of 2
High quaility towels and linen
House bathroom
House bathroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Stairs to second floor
Staircase from top landing
Top landing with vew to bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
Shower wetroom
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
Precentor's Court c. 1900
West Door, York Minster
York Minster
Boxing Hare Ltd.
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
York, North Yorkshire, England

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1950Janet
Leawood, Kansas
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Living in York”
Reviewed 11 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We felt like we were part of the York community. We were near everywhere we wanted to visit in York. The house is very quiet even though it is a few steps around the corner to the Minster. We used the house as a base to travel to the Yorkshire Dales, Moors and many National Trust properties. We were on a Richard III history excursion. Visited his tomb in Leicester, the Richard III experience in York, Middleham CAstle and found his pictures in other historic sites. The owners were very quick to answer any questions we had.
I would stay here again.

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Liked best: As a group we were able to spend time cooking and relaxing together after our long day out excursions.
Liked least: Nothing really.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Rob W
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful throughout ”
Reviewed 13 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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person found this review helpful

A truly lovely house throughout. Very well equipped and boasts some incredibly comfy beds!! Great attention to detail and feels very homely. The bells from York Minster also make for a cracking alarm clock!

Many thanks

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Management Response
15 Dec 2015
Dear Rob,

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you very much for the review. Hopefully we will see you again.
Happy Christmas, Jane
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Lucy O
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A Spectacular House!”
Reviewed 5 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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person found this review helpful

I arranged to stay at 2 Precentor's Court with a number of friends in October. The house was excellent. It was beautifully decorated throughout, it has all of the facilities we could have needed, and more, and everything throughout the house was of such a high standard. The owner was very helpful and friendly during the booking process and when also preparing for our arrival. I would highly recommend a stay in this house and I will certainly return.

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Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
7 Nov 2015
Thank you very much for the review Lucy - I look forward to seeing you again on your return. Best wishes, Jane
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l2teacher
Norway
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Beautiful House”
Reviewed 15 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

It is hard to imagine a better place to stay to explore York. We were a multi-generational family group and renting house made it possible for us to gather together and share family time as well as to tour York and the surrounding area. We couldn't have been happier with our stay in this lovely house.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Paul S
Caistor, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way!”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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person found this review helpful

You won't beat this for location! You literally step out onto the minster. An amazingly beautiful, and very comfortable historic house, lacking for absolutely nothing. We cooked and ate in one evening and found the kitchen more than adequate. Beds super comfy. Bathrooms a pleasure to use. We had the best time here. Owners really helpful regarding directions and car parking. I also left some items of clothing behind and the owners very kindly posted them on to me at no cost. You have to stay here!
Paul, Ali & family Lincolnshire

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
11 Aug 2015
I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Precentors Court. Thank you also for the lovely review.
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