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Bootham Gardens Guesthouse

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#20 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Perth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2013

My sister and I have just returned from an very enjoyable weekend in York, where we stayed at Bootham Gardens Guest House for the 5th time. Now we think that says it all or else we would not keep going back. This place is immaculate and the breakfast is to die for. York was very busy on the Saturday but... More 

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Ian B, Owner at Bootham Gardens Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for that and please remember clicking on the Bookings.com calendar will always show no prices availability even when I have rooms available. This is because I have refused to pay TripAdvisor £159 per bedroom per year AND 22% of the gross value of any booking through them. In effect I am being blackmailed. They also refuse to remove false... More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Everything the owners say on their website is true. This is very clean and comfortable accommodation, with attention to detail, yet simplicity. I'm very fussy about my bed and although it was indeed spacious and comfortable, high thread-count pure cotton linen would have been an improvement on the polycotton. Also, the towels, whilst soft and thick enough, were rather small... More 

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Glasgow
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

Yet another super weekend break in this superb little gem of a place - would not like to stay anywhere else!Excellent, well appointed en suite room with TV and tea/ coffee making facilities.Breakfast is freshly cooked to order with ample choice- it will set you up for the day.The owners are most helpful in suggesting places to visit and also... More 

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Ian B, Owner at Bootham Gardens Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for that and please remember clicking on the Bookings.com calendar will always show no prices availability even when I have rooms available. This is because I have refused to pay TripAdvisor £159 per bedroom per year AND 22% of the gross value of any booking through them. In effect I am being blackmailed. They also refuse to remove false... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2013

A very nice friendly guesthouse. Lovely food. Plenty of choice for breakfast !! Close to the centre, only a 10 min walk at the most. A very relaxed atmosphere. Would like to have stayed longer !! Tried the pubs which they recommended for food and they were excellent ! York is full of extremely great places to visit !

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Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2013

I travel a lot for business and have stayed in a great number of guest houses around the UK, especially in Yorkshire. Bootham Gardens Guest House in York is far and away the best guest house I have ever stayed in. The owners are incredibly friendly, warming and go the extra mile to cater for your every need. The food... More 

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Ian B, Owner at Bootham Gardens Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for that and please remember clicking on the Bookings.com calendar will always show no prices availability even when I have rooms available. This is because I have refused to pay TripAdvisor £159 per bedroom per year AND 22% of the gross value of any booking through them. In effect I am being blackmailed. They also refuse to remove false... More 

EAST SUSSEX
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Accommodation, breakfast and location are all fine for short stay in York. BUT be aware. We were privately celebrating our wedding anniversary and had some cards up in our bedroom. On our last morning we came down to breakfast to find that the date of our anniversary and the length of our marriage was displayed on specially printed breakfast menus... More 

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Ian B, Owner at Bootham Gardens Guesthouse, responded to this review

I am sorry that your weekend in York was such a misery. However, why try to take it out on us? Your review is a pack of lies. Ian More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely stay. The room was lovely and it was great as on ground floor. Breakfasts lovely. Very quiet location near city. Even coffee and biccies in room were replaced every day which was fab after a long day sightseeing. York was great - the illuminations were lovely- even the lit-up trains were great (we arent train... More 

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Ardfern, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

I will certainly be back to this lovely guesthouse, because one night was not enough! Comfortable beds, heavenly breakfasts ( incredible choice!), helpful and friendly owners. I even came away with a grape jam recipe. Well located, close to the city centre with everything in walking distance.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

My husband and myself recently stayed for a long weekend at Bootham Gardens - we stayed there twelve months ago and booked again as it was such an enjoyable visit. Anne and Ian are superb hosts, nothing is too much trouble, the breakfasts are absolutely wonderful, location is a quiet road ten minutes from the city walls, the rooms are... More 

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Lyman, South Carolina
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

great spot, for a leisurely 15 minute walk into town! You can even hear the Minster bells from the house. Several restaurants within walking distance. the car park only holds 2 (very) small cars, but you may be able to park out on the street. Good wifi service in the rooms, free computer access in breakfast room. Breakfast was great,... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Owners since Oct 2014. Modern Purpose built guesthouse, Clean & Fresh. Award winning breakfast. City centre location only 5 minutes from the York Minster. Free car park. New Luxury 1500 Pocket sprung beds. Super fast WI-FI. Computer suite. All Mod Cons. Friendly Welcome. The property is separate so you are not in our home. Come and go as you please. Very well insulated and soundproofed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bootham Gardens Guesthouse

Address: 47 Bootham Crescent, York YO30 7AJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $131 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bootham Gardens Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“There are only 6 rooms, two upstairs and 4 down,”
 of 5 bubbles carolwN7284FM, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The single room was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles paulrB9408XK, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on the ground and first floor. Ours was a twin on the ground floor overlooking the owners garden and was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 95julieah, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps downstairs is a good option”
 of 5 bubbles tgricho, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 5 and it was lovely and quiet.”
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