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Avondale Guest House

#46 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
Certificate of Excellence
09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 March 2010

Whilst travelling to york by train 4 fellow passengers got talking about their stays at a good B & B called Avonedale - this was our first visit so it was a good to hear a good report. Carole and her lady helper was very welcoming, informative and friendly. My room Violet was at the top, fresh flowers, comfortable bed,...

Thank MaggieGlenrothes
Reviewed 13 December 2009

Carol and her staff are very friendly with lots of local and tourist information and tips for visitors to York. The breakfasts are great and our room was cozy and comfortable. The guest house is situated in a quiet location just outside the city walls. The centre of town is about a pleasant 15 minute walk.

Thank lodnonvisitor
Spalding, Lincs
Reviewed 29 November 2009

Our 4th stay with carole & her team at Avondale. This place is a real home from home, with Carole being the ultimate hostess. Food is always of an excellent home cooked standard, rooms are clean & comfortable, all staff greet you in a warm friendly manner (laughs, giggles & much jovial banter included when you become known to them!)...

Thank SteveBoreham
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Reviewed 24 November 2009

The Avondale is a small independent guest house just outside York city walls. Carole, the proprietor, offers a very warm welcome to everyone personally. The rooms are all named after flowers and are cosy and functional. All rooms are en-suite; singles, doubles, twins and family rooms are available. I have stayed at Avondale twice now and the rooms have both...

Thank TheHappyChappie
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2009

This is the fourth time we have stayed at the avondale B & B. in the last 4 years and booked to stay there again this DEC 2009. So i feel better than most to comment on the Avondale. As the sentence starts! Stayed here for the last 4 years . can't find any problems with anything as i wouldn't...

Thank stevie962016
Spalding Lincs
Reviewed 11 October 2009

The best guest house we have ever stayed in! The breakfast is out of this world, and you must try the whisky porridge (as we did every day). We arrived early morning, expecting to leave our cases and go out into York, but Carole welcomed us with tea, biscuits, and a chat about York and its attractions, while our room...

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Reviewed 9 October 2009

I feel compelled to write this review after reading the most derogatory review about the Avondale I have seen. My daughter and I were staying with Carole (a repeat booking) and were in bed when the downstairs incidident occured. I can confirm all that Carole has stated in her reply. The rest of the many reviews are taken by and...

Thank woodee75
Reviewed 14 September 2009

Apart from the cramped "garrett" style bedroom and the inability to open window wider to allow for ventilation as no a/c. The breakfast and friendly, knowledgeable, attentive staff (inclusive of reception/house cleaning) were very good indeed. Lack of PC/internet was a pain and could easily be addressed. Proximity to the sites/sights also an added bonus with some great pub meals...

Thank HuahinCharlie
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2009

we stayed at the Avondale this weekend after dropping the son off in Harrogate, my family derive from York so a perfect excuse to stay, and am so glad we did. After slight hiccup over gaining entry OUR fault entirely for not reading instructions properly, the guest house is truly gorgeous. Bed is soooooo comfortable the breakfast was the best...

Thank ElaineNewbury
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 August 2009

We quite enjoyed our stay at this guest house. It is tastefully decorated and very comfortable. The hostess, Carole, justifiably prides herself in special breakfasts and allows guests to order from a menu. I've never seen this in any other British B&B and it's wonderful flexibility. The food is excellent. Carole and staff are very welcoming to families and even...

Thank follin
carolekaleda, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

I am always delighted when a guest has enjoyed their stay with us and taken the time to post a review. I have sent a personal apology to these guests for the odour in the bathroom and would to confirm that we have now addressed the problem.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable and friendly Avondale Guest House is perfectly located in a wonderful vibrant area just 5 minutes walk from the river and the ancient city walls. We offer all en suite rooms, a fabulous choice of breakfasts using all local ingredients, try our whisky porridge to start your day! We happily cater to all diets, we love York and will tell you all you need to know about what to see and where to visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avondale Guest House

Address: 61 Bishopthorpe Road, York YO23 1NX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $142 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avondale Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“First floor very quiet”
xxxxgoodstuf21, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor Twin.........great views.”
faraway_9, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely”
460lynnc, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The first floor rooms are lovely and quiet but not to many stairs as there is no room for a lift.”
Annemarie3175, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Single room adequate & sunny in good weather.”
lej711, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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