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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
York, North Yorkshire, England

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Jess R
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best holiday ever”
Reviewed January 13, 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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My boyfriend and I stayed at Squirrels nest for three days, and it obviously wasn't enough. Jill and Steve were very welcoming and sweet on arrival and departure, we didn't quite imagine how beautiful the inside would be- the pictures didn't do it justice. My first experience in England couldn't have been any better, and thanks to our lovely accommodation it made it that much better! Jill had made a lovely cake, that was delicious and supplied us with some milk, honey, eggs etc. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday. My boyfriend and I can't wait for our next stay but this time we will make sure to stay longer! :) Thanks Jill & Steve once again!

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Liked best: The Living Area
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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Anonimous...
Spain
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The perfect Choice”
Reviewed August 14, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Squirrel Nest is the perfect choice to explore York. The apartment is EXCELLENT, very light, fully equipped and beautifully furnished, located in a quiet area on the outskirts of the city. Very convenient and well connected. Everything you can think of has been taken care of and Steve and and Jill are wonderful hosts.
I strongly recommend this place.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: I loved it all
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Donna W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect...”
Reviewed August 9, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Stayed in this apartment for just under a week & we weren't disappointed. Arrived to a warm welcome from owner Gill who showed us around. She had even baked us a cake & provided us with essentials for our stay - bread, milk, butter, jam, marmalade & even fresh chicken eggs! The nest was amazing, packed with everything you'll ever need for a lovely relaxing break. It was very picturesque & very quiet & even had its own balcony for sittin in the sun. Access to York was very good, 2 minutes away from Poppleton Bar Park & Ride. Also reasonably close to Designer Outlet & Monks Cross if you fancy a day out. All in all, you would have to go a long way to find nicer, more peaceful accommodation. We'll definitely be back. Thank you Gill & Steve!

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466jesslh
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful apartment with warm welcome”
Reviewed March 25, 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Thank you for a wonderful stay. The apartment was the very highest standard of cleanliness, and had the best equipped kitchen I've ever seen in a self-catering holiday property! York is a short bus or cycle away (the apartment has two bikes which we were able to borrow!), but you still feel as though you're in the countryside.
We had a warm welcome from Jill, including a well stocked fridge and cake! She was extremely helpful and responsive throughout the booking process.
Would definitely recommend.

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Your age range 18-24
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ding1956
Merseyside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellant apartment finished to a very high standard”
Reviewed December 26, 2014 for a stay in December 2014
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person found this review helpful

Beautiful contemporary apartment finished to a very high standard, with lovely views, it has everything you need for a relaxing break. Thoughtful welcoming gestures from the owner, we arrived to a homemade cake, bread, milk, butter, jam, honey and many other extras.
Ideal location for visiting York, we went by bus which made our journey/visit hassle free.
Supermarket, shops and a couple of pubs that serve food are about a 5 minute drive away.
We hope to return again in the spring/summer.

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Liked best: Very clean apartment, lovely views, great location for visiting York
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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kerlilou
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Superb”
Reviewed November 12, 2014 for a stay in November 2014
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person found this review helpful

We stayed a couple of days in the Squirrel nest and it is really a lovely nest. Very light, well decorated by Jill and steve, with a stunning view, everything is made for a unforgettable stay.
Don't forget the delicious cake made by Jill for a welcoming arrival. It is sure We come back again ! Thank you Jill

Travelling group: Avec mon époux(se) / partenaire
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Bert F
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Reviewed June 30, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Liked best: De rust en de ruimte
Liked least: Alles was top
Travelling group: Partner
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