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#55 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Bowen House for a Christmas Shopping trip. Our double room was clean, comfortable, and very well accommodated with variety of hot drink sachets and biscuits. The bed was comfortable although duvet was incredibly warm. Off road car parking was useful and town was just a 10 minute walk away. Breakfast was nicely cooked and set us up for...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, I'm sorry the duvet was too warm, but Bowen House is an old house and we prefer our guests to be too warm than too cold, if you had said I would have given you a summer quilt. Thanks again for the review and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Diane

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to York and staying with Diane and Peter for years. We have always enjoyed the comfortable accommodation and hearty breakfast. The warm and friendly reception by Diane and Peter is genuine and most welcoming. Bowen House was always very well presented but after refurbishment this year it is thoroughly outstanding. Well done for your hard work,...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review, it is always great to welcome back returning guests and even so this year after such a traumatic time. Have a great Christmas and see you next year. regards Diane

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Just back from 2 nights at Bowen House.A beautiful,family run establishment where nothing was too much trouble.We had room 3 which was spotlessly clean, warm, and with a homely feel about it.We had an outstanding breakfast from start to finish which set us up for the day.Its just a short short walk from city centre.We cannot recommend this bed &...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank for the lovely review, hope to see you next year for more shopping, all the best to you all for Christmas and the New Year, kind regards Diane

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Myself and 2 of my friends came to stay for 2 nights. The B&B is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. The owners were friendly and helpful and breakfast was delicious. There is free off road parking. We had 2 rooms between us and we can not recommend it highly enough. We'll definitely be back. Thank you.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Spent Friday and Saturday night at the Bowen. The premises was spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. The rooms warm and comfortable with tea & coffee making facilities. Flat screen TV, hairdryer and a comfortable bed plus a full selection of bathroom toiletries. At breakfast we were offered a range of cereals and fruits plus an option of choices on a...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to do a review, we are always grateful to know we are providing good service and accommodation. Diane

Essex, England
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stayed here for two nights. Beautiful Victorian building. Spotlessly clean. Only ten minute walk to city centre. Fantastic breakfast, excellent service and choice. Highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this review we are always grateful to know we are on the mark ! Regards Diane, Hope to see you again soon.

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Me and my girlfriend Gill (from Dundee) stayed here on a three night trip to York and we were very happy with the B&B. Diane made time to welcome us even though she was busy cleaning the place on her own. The room was very clean, nicely decorated and comfy. Breakfast was lovely and the girls that took your order...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it is good to know that the girls are doing a good job.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

10 minute walk to city walls, York Minster and The Shambles. Comfortable bed, off road parking, delicious freshly cooked breakfast, friendly and helpful host. Would definitely recommend Bowen House for anyone planning a visit to York.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights during the week with my partner and parents and we had a lovely stay. Location was excellent, few minutes walk to main attractions. Rooms were lovely, we stayed in the king size room, bed was very comfy and everwhere was beautifully decorated and extremely clean. Had a little tray with coffee tea and biccys....

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I spent a weekend in York and stayed at Bowen House. I would highly recommend this B & B! It is very nicely decorated and the breakfasts were delicious! The rooms are a good size and the B & B is well located! Everybody involved in the running of the B & B were very friendly and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diane and Peter offer a warm Yorkshire welcome at Bowen House. It’s a 10 minute stroll from the famous Shambles and York Minster. We offer five comfortable rooms, each has a TV, radio, tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. Free Wi-Fi and private off-street parking are available. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the bright and airy conservatory. The extensive menu includes a traditional full English breakfast. Special and vegetarian diets can be catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowen House

Address: Huntington Road | Huntington Road, York YO31 8RF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $121 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowen House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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