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Acer Guest House

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#28 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Keighley, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here with my partner for 1 night whilst visiting York. The booking process was very simple as we went direct. I had originally considered getting the train over to York but the option of a parking permit (available on arrival) made sense and saved a lot of money. The guest house was very clean and comfortable. The location... More 

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

Direct reservations are much appreciated and it's much cheaper for the guest. Thank you for the smashing review, Karen. More 

Runcorn England
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41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a 2 night break for the Christmas markets. Rooms are very clean but quite small, en suite is directly next to bed but very confined with toilet right next to wash basin and a bit of a struggle if you are a big person or less mobile, and a small cubicle shower next to wash basin. All... More 

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Thank RushyRuncornEngland
ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this very, very detailed review. At the time you made the reservation I believe that we did discuss the possibility of you reserving the four poster en suite room. I recall that you decided to save some money by taking the smaller standard double en suite room. I am delighted that you... More 

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a very enjoyable short stay in York, Saturday night accommodation only, The Acer guest house was very comfortable, we stayed in the four poster bedroom, excellent decor, large room, all reasonable facilities provided, followed by a Sunday morning freshly cooked full English breakfast. Karen made us very welcome, and it was to be able to... More 

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Thank daveherts2016
ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

A large room with excellent décor, thank you (great bathroom, with a bath, too). Thank you for your wholehearted recommendation, Karen. More 

West Yorkshire
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me an my husband stayed overnight and we were both immediately happy with the room, the decor, service, cleanliness and location... breakfast was hot and tasty and the coffee was a large fresh decanter and plenty of toast. The room was a nice enough size for the 2 of us and the shower was hot. We will definitely stay here... More 

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

You are very welcome and I look forward to meeting your daughter in the near future. Thank you very much for your comments on the décor, our cleanliness and great location! Thank you, Karen. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the Acer Guest House this last Wednesday until Saturday. It is well situated for a sightseeing stay as it is about 15 mins to the walls of the City. We were met by Karen who is the owner and were showed to our room and given our key and some very useful information about... More 

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review. The city centre is a 15 minute walk from The Acer with the walls at Micklegate Bar only a gentle 10 minute stroll from our front door. The free parking does save guests about £25 a day in fees. Thank you, Karen. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short walk to the city wall, big rooms and free parking. We were very happy staying here. Could hear the guy in the room next door snoring, but other than that everything was great. Breakfast was also really good. Would definitely recommend this place!

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

The Acer is indeed only a short walk to the city and my free parking saves the guests a small fortune. Thank you for your comments on the large size of your room. I'm sorry that you could hear someone (not certain how you know it was a man) snoring. That's the first time since I have owned The Acer... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish that I'd have found this when my daughter first started at York Uni, it would have saved me hours of searching for places to stay. The Acer Guesthouse is an absolute treat, everything was spotless, there was huge attention to detail and the decor/design was lovely. We stayed in a ground floor double which was delightful, little touches... More 

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

I have nothing to add but my thanks for this brilliant review. It made my week. Karen. More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned home after staying for 1 night at Acer Guest House. It is well placed within 10mi s walk of central York Plus points free parking excellent cooked breakfast host supplied York guide which was an excellent help can't recommend this b&b highly enough we will return that's for sure

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

I'm not entirely sure what "A warming host" is but I am taking it as a huge compliment. Thanks, Karen. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Booked at the last minute, direct with the guest-house owner, Karen; we could not have chosen better. We were looking for a night in York as a "mini-moon" and booked the four-poster room; the room was lovely, clean, comfortable and the bed itself was a dream - so comfortable and cosy. Karen was a wonderful and welcoming host; everything was... More 

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very, very much for this fabulous review. In addition thank you for mentioning that you booked direct with me and did not book on line. You got a great deal from me, a real bargain compared to the price including commission you'd have paid for an on line reservation. Hoorah for those guests who book direct!!! Thank you,... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Karen is a very friendly and accommodating host, the overall appearance of the guest house is very clean and neat and the room was perfect for a family visit. From the breakfast to the service i would say that Acer Guest House is highly recommended and worth booking into for your next visit to York. I am very happy with... More 

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ACERYork, Owner at Acer Guest House, responded to this review

I am absolutely chuffed to bits that you describe me as "a very friendly and accommodating host" - thank you. I look forward to seeing your family here again in the near future, Karen. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Acer is a newly refurbished, 4 star, Silver Accolade, award winning guest house with free parking. Located on a quiet residential street, The Acer B&B is only a 10 minute walk from the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acer Guest House

Address: 52 Scarcroft Hill, York YO24 1DE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $129 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Acer Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“As this property is in a residential street the view is not scenic but the area is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles AlisonA474, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed nice but I would choose possible ground floor next time”
 of 5 bubbles TBowden0707, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call direct and discuss your needs with Karen, the owner.”
 of 5 bubbles Cherrypop1, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I could not fault the room, everything was to perfection ”
 of 5 bubbles NorthenLights11, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The four poster bed was very comfortable!”
 of 5 bubbles unhappy299, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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