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Thistledown House B&B

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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

I stayed at Thistledown House with my husband on the occasion of my 70th birthday. From start to finish this was a wonderful stay. The hosts Lesley & Eric were fantastic. We were upgraded to a beautiful room with patio doors which led out to the gardens. A welcome bottle of prossecco was provided. The breakfast was really good. Lesley... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best b n b we have stayed in. Was surprised by my partner for a weekend away in York for my birthday. This was defiantly a highlight. We're greeted by Ted (dog) and then by our lovely hosts Lesley and Eric, were made to feel very welcome instantly. Very knowledgable about the local area. The... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Would love to visit this place again. My husband and son were reluctant to stay at a B&B. They are convinced now what great places they are! If you have not tried one, you should make this your first. The owners are great . And Ted, the lab, will be happy to let you pet him.

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Have just come back from a weekend away in York and would highly recommend the Thistledown House.Eric and Lesley were very friendly, The rooms were delightful with low beams and little extras that made it very homely. You had a lovely cooked breakfast cooked to your choice with fruit juice, cereal, fruit and toast. Its in a lovely setting and... More 

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ericg97, Owner at Thistledown House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is greatly appreciated. All our reviews are important to us and we appreciate the time you have taken and the review that you have given. We love to read our reviews particularly those that reinforce that we are making you happy. A happy guest means happy owners! Thank you to everyone of you who... More 

Nottingham, UK
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Stayed here for one night in the family room whilst visiting York. A great B and B run by owners Eric and Lesley. Comfortable family room with coffee making facilities. Nicely fitted bathroom with huge deep bath.Woke up with a full English prepared by Eric with his famous tattie scones. We all enjoyed our short stay here and Ted the... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed just one night at Thistledown and could not recommend it more highly. It was like a home from home only tidier and more relaxing! Beautiful setting, lovely house, comfortable bedroom and clean and pleasant bathroom. Breakfast was delicious. If you are in the area book in. I will be going back as soon as I can! Thanks to all... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the shepherds hut - this was tastefully decorated all vintage and was simply adorable! Little fine details down to a bottle a wine, fire already lit and biscuits awaiting! The owners are lovely, I wouldn't recommend staying in a storm like we did as it can be a little windy but we still had a lovely time.... More 

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Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Second year we have stayed at the Thistledown... on our Christmas shopping weekend in York. Gorgeous B & B not to far from York centre. Lovely owners, welcoming and friendly. Quaint beamed bedrooms spotlessly clean. Comfy beds. The crowning glory is the Scottish breakfast - delicious. Lovely country views. We would highly recommend the Thistledown.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

We only had a one night stay on a miserable November evening from the second we walked in the door we were made to feel very welcome. Eric and Lesley were perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. When i said that I had found a pub for the evening meal, Eric recommended a different one that did carvery... More 

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Ebchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Booked the twin room for one night at the last minute,very friendly welcome on arrival, the room was warm and spotlessly clean. Couldn't have asked for anything more. Breakfast was superb , plenty of everything, and beautifully cooked.! A big thank you to Leslie and Eric.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Thistledown House B&B

Address: Thistledown House Skipbridge Farm York Road | York Road, Green Hammerton YO26 8EZ, England (Formerly Old Granary House B&B)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Green Hammerton
Price Range: $94 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thistledown House B&B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Old Granary House Hotel Green Hammerton
Old Granary House Bed And Breakfast
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“I loved my purple room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Doctor_Abbie, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
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“Memory foam matress in the room i'm staying, I'll be buying one for home very soon”
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“Tell Lesley & Eric what your requirements are beforehand. I`d say all the rooms are very quiet and I noticed a very large ground floor family room.”
 of 5 bubbles Maureenvisitor, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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