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The Watergate Inn

1.2 km from York centre
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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24 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We don't expect much and we are definitely not fussy travellers but this is the poorest accommodation we have stayed in. Paper-thin walls, extremely noisy bathroom facilities that we weren't warned about. Poor decor in entrance areas gives a bad first impression. Warning not to put sanitary products in toilet but no bathroom bin provided. Very thin mattress and old...

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2Thank Sam C
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably the worst place I've ever stopped in. Rooms old and dirty. Towels old and threadbare. No hot water . No maid service. Even the pub connected to the place is uninviting and empty . Pub staff were fighting outside the pub late one night . We had a lovely time in York but please avoid this place at all...

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Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Disgusting they should pay you to stay Bed was never a double lamps didn't work light in bathroom didn't work The screaming girls rowing with people outside your rooms at midnight Bedding was terrible as was towels Management haven't got a clue No breakfast although advertised as such Needs a good update and new management who know how to treat...

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2Thank Joan P
West Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Currently in bed at this hotel listening to a foul mouth young woman and I presume her boyfriend having an almighty row at the smoking shed right outside our room. Sounds like wild animal screaming so don't want to go out and get involved but can hear it over t.v in our room. Room not good for money £75 a...

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1Thank WestYorkshireAnne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only gave one star because you can't give any less. Where to start,bed 10 yrs old at least springs showing through, pillows so thin as to be useless,every floor creaks ,so probably won't get to sleep tonight. Then the shower goes from freezing to scalding hot ,the towels are threadbare.

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1Thank Jim W
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prime location! Friendly staff and clean/spacious room. Entertainment was top and a good selection of beers. All the locals were friendly also. ( they got us drunk) Dog friendly! Will definitely be visiting York again and staying here !

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1Thank Toni-Leigh94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time,staff was so helpful and amazing deffinatly going again great time thanks,location was. Brilliant rooms was well priced and lovely bed was comfy all in all we had a terrific stay and are pleased to say we won't be staying in York unless it's at the watergate inn 👍👍👍

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1Thank Jadr J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked 3 rooms for this weekend at 75.00 per room including breakfast. Arrived at 14.40pm instead of 15.00pm got told abruptly check in wasn't until 15.00pm.. No problem we where aware of that anyway. Once inside we went into the bar met by what we where told the new manager/owner. We where told that we wouldn't get breakfast as they...

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7Thank lotty2401
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fantastic location, asked if we could book in early was told NO 3pm room not ready, went shopping came back at 3pm told no breakfasts , refunded £10. was told no heating but plumber was "ON IT", went shopping came back for shower at 6pm before going for a meal to our very dated room ,nothing like picture 6pm went...

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7Thank Martster1
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent place at edge of medieval York town itself,which makes it the perfect spot to stay as a base to explore and vist the sites. Great place to relax, with free guest car parking by the river, cannot fault the it

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Watergate Inn

Address: 24 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England (Formerly Five Lions Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $96 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“No good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles paulbC2089TO, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“i take it rooms at the back of pub would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles paulzz2013, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Unfortunately probably best to book another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Mastmire, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get an upstairs room it may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosepew, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rear rooms a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Alcambs, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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