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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were extremely disappointed with our stay and won't be returning. Our bedding was dirty and room was unclean in general, as with bathroom. Our breakfast got cancelled. I would highly recommend avoiding this place.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked 6 months ago,had no room 4 us,creaking floors,could feel springs & bed bars in bed,didn't dare wash as limescale mould ect in bathroom, no milk for tea/coffee facilities, no breakfast,never again!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in November 2016. The rooms were small but clean and sufficient, staff were very obliging and this Inn has a great location. Parked our car on arrival and didn't need to use it again until we left. However, the chef had left prior to our arrival so we were given vouchers for breakfast to use...

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Thank Janice I
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here for a weekend break and going off the pictures and reviews looking forward to the stay. However when we arrived we noticed most of the pictures did not represent the present state of the accommodation. We checked in at 3.00 pm as requested but they did not know what we had booked. Also did...

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1Thank johnwrig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Manager has the worst attitude, she is rude and unhelpful. Had to go to a cafe for breakfast as there is no chef. The place was so small we could not eat in. Rooms very small and dirty There are much better places to stay!!!

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2Thank Andrea F
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic accommodation small dated but clean, everything you could need for an overnight / weekend stay. including hair dryer already in room tea coffee and the bottled water was a nice touch. Asked to pay in full on arrival which was fine as we wanted to get on with our sight seeing . Manageress/ owner couldn't be described as friendly...

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2Thank beverley h
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in at this inviting, family based, welcoming & all together pleasing hostelry on a cold & damp Sunday afternoon. Serving very well kept ales & the Sunday roast lunch was nothing else but perfection. Clearly the kitchen side of the business know exactly what it takes to please its customers. No phaff, simple,honest & clearly using quality ingredients...

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Thank Martin M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend decided to stop here for some drinks before we went out for our evening meal and loved this place. It had a nice open fire which was cosy and warm after a day of exploring York. There was a great range of drinks that were great value for money. Will definitely visit again!

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Thank Hannah G
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We boked two rooms for one night ready for my graduation. The rooms were basic but had everything we coud have needed. Lovely staff, who were more than happy to help. Free parking and breakfast (they offered to make mine a sandwich so I could eat it on the walk to the minster). Loved our stay here and would definitely...

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1Thank robyn b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is excellent value, free parking and breakfast in with the room. Pub food was great, the staff and owner are friendly. We stayed in the old stables, nice and quiet & warm. We would return when we come back to York.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

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: $78 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 4 was small”
 of 5 bubbles 779beverleyh, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Superior double room is a must - great value -very spacious and overlooking the Main Street”
 of 5 bubbles _patandalby, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we stayed above the pub in a small double but they do have ground floor rooms in the converted stables”
 of 5 bubbles SharonC773, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 3 was lovely and clean, didnt see any of the other rooms, believe all rooms are upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles genneth, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As if there is a function on and avoid above the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Barnsey22, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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