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blackpool
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this pub/hotel as it sounded good value which it was at £55 for an Easter night stay in a double room. I presume there are bedrooms above the pub but they also have what I presume many years ago to be stables and converted them into bedrooms on the ground floor and first floor. Good points: 1- Very...

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derbyshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming hosts. All the staff were very helpful. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble. . The room was very clean, comfortable and well equipped. TV tea and coffee making facilities hairdryer and en suite very clean shower room. Towels toiletries and tea and coffee renewed daily. Did not hear any noise from the bar area in our room...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a night out in York, the room was ideal, clean and the staff were very helpful, even when I forgot the code to the entrance barrier at 2 am they still woke up to let me in. I would definitely recommend this hotel to stay in

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1Thank martyn w
uk manchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed hear to see 10 cc at the barbican, the room was spot on, the staff where excellent, Peter and chell where top notch hostess nothing was to much trouble, you could get a breakfast at numerous cafes within 500 metres of the watergate, the real ales are very good with a good selection, the carpark is very safe...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just spent a weekend at this property and me and my husband really enjoyed our stay. Our room was very clean and all the staff was very friendly and welcoming. Chelle and Dave was very approachable and would always have time to have a chat. It did have entrainment on but as we booked in Chelle told us about...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked over 8 months prior to visit when reviews were positive along the lines of good value for money, friendly welcoming staff, rooms small but clean, great location. Something has changed drastically as reflected in most reviews since january 2017. Our experience though not as bad as some and for only one night was not good. On the plus side...

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2Thank pembleton
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We came to York in a large group for a friends birthday, our room was one of the worst with mould and dirt in the shower and bathroom, not what you want when you just want to freshen up for a night out. The room was freezing and when we pulled back the duvet there were, what looked like pubic...

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3Thank 6,637,482
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Late Xmas present, room nothing like above photo, dirty carpet, torn wallpaper, 3/4 metal frame bed, no duvet, no tv - owner said we could borrow hers when her partner returned - door to room difficult to open even for owner, screeching air con in tiny shower room, metal hangers on rail. All this luxury for only £67 food excluded!...

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2Thank Susan P
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Booked the watergate inn a few months back and was a slight worry about staying after reading some of the reviews on here but definitely wasn't as bad as some make out. Firstly the good points the hotel room was clean, we recieved fresh towels, toiletries and tea/coffee and the room had hot running water. The staff were friendly on...

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1Thank WRleeds01
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First of all I would class this accommodation more as a bed and breakfast than a hotel. We arrived and found the last parking space which was a bonus. The car park was clean and secure so that is a major bonus. On the downside the room, although clean and tidy, was extremely basic. There was no mirror with which...

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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 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: $104 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Perhaps not above the pub if an early sleeper”
het15, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very close for the barbican”
bazUkManchester, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go elswhere!”
877susanp, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do the Free York cat trail, it was a wonderful way of seeing York and really emphasised some of the city's incredible architecture.”
williamgS1566RX, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No good rooms”
paulbC2089TO, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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