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West Lafayette, Indiana
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The dorm rooms get pretty hot as there's no AC and only a mini fan, and the hostel is a good 20-25 minute walk from the city center, but you can't beat the price for the value! The kitchen is well-stocked, the entire place is very clean, the reception staff members helpful, and the wifi works everywhere, including the rooms.

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you Brittany S for your review of YHA York its great to hear we had all you needed for a visit to our city. Richard Robinson General Manager

Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Never used a YHA before in my life, but decided to give it a go following advice from friends. Picked up a family room for the five of us for £79, which was en suite and had the use of an extensive self catering kitchen (we did not use). Consisted of double bed with single bunk bed and a single...

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you PartyofFive587 for your review of YHA its great to hear we have converted another traveller to using the YHA as a base for short break in England and Wales. Great to hear your feedback about the cleanliness of our rooms and facilities and even better when our hard working staff are mentioned by name. I know Jess reads...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay in this amazing city hostel. We had a family room in the courtyard. Liked everything about this hostel, great facilities, great location and friendly and helpful staff. We ate out most days but did have a great breakfast! I liked the open plan seating and laid back atmosphere.

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Thank you for your 5 star review of YHA York, glad you enjoyed your breakfast with us and the atmosphere around our property. Richard Robinson General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Located about 10 minutes walk north of York Minster, it's easily found as you literally walk up one road, there is a Spar shop nearby if you need supplies. Staff were friendly and polite, checking was easy. Stayed in a 10 bed dorm, which was clean as was the bedding, each bed having its own reading light and plug with...

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Thank you Stu7C9F for your 5 star review of YHA York. I'm glad we were the perfect base for your summer visit to this great city. Richard Robinson General Manager

Mumbai
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The place was very comfortable for an overnight stay. They have wifi, charging facility and clean rest rooms. The rooms were up to the mark.This place is quite huge and located at a very serene and quiet location.

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Thanks ud1981 for your review of YHA York, great to read the place was suitable for your means. Richard Robinson General Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Pros: new dorms, outlets and lights at each bunk, friendly staff, laundry facilities, huge rooms Cons: wifi was spotty, hostel is a far walk from city centre (a little uneasy at night), no mirror in bathroom (just at sink in room), sink too small to wash face

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you sixweekssolo2016 for your review of YHA York, I'm glad you found our large rooms, great facilities and friendly staff to your liking, We are due to upgrade our guest wifi in September based on feedback from our customers and have an ongoing improvement plan for the property which includes more mirrors. Richard Robinson General Manager

Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a modern, clean hostel offering great value for money. As with many yha hostels, it has a fantastic location; in this case a little out of town though still walkable, but it was great to be able to park the car so easily. The walk to town was an absolute pleasure along the river - quite dark at...

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Thank you 14jaym for your review, i'm glad to read that the property offered a suitable base for your trip to York and you found the facilities to be pleasing. Its unfortunate your stay was tainted by the disruption from other guests. Whilst we discourage large same sex groups from our business we do allow groups and unfortunately we do...

Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Lovely hostel at the side of the canal. Bedrooms and common areas have been refurbished recently but be aware of the fan extractor in the toilet, it is far too loud and goes on with any movement during the night and takes ages to go off too.

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you sarahyvonne1001 for your review of YHA York, I'm glad you had a good stay we are looking into recent guest feedback regarding the extractors, this has not always been an issue so maybe some readjustment needed, apologies if this affected what I hope was otherwise a pleasant stay. Richard Robinson General Manager

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Nice, but let me explain some issues: We made a reservation ages in advance for a private room. My husband is a YHA member, and has stayed here many times. We got there after cycling 50 miles - we were knackered! Settling in was the priority. We waited to check in (only 1 on duty to help there, at first)...

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review Thank you Vagabond-Sue for you review, I'm sorry to read that you experienced issues with the room allocation and apologise for the mistake that was clearly made. I will look into this to make sure its doesn't reoccur. Its positive to read you found the correct room suitable for your...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A group of friends and I decided to go to York for the night. The races were on so most hotels were charging upwards of £100 a night. We decided to take a chance on the Hostel. It was much better than expected, nice and clean, good facilities in the rooms and a 24 hour reception. Then bar was good...

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Thank you Chris H for your review of YHA York, i'm glad you found our hostel suitable for your means. We offer fans to guests but as you stayed during the hottest week of the year your feedback was mirrored by many, the limited opening windows due to our majority of young visitors doesn't help our situation at these times....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
York is soaked in history and packed with fantastic attractions. The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans have all left their mark. Our newly refurbished YHA provides superb modern accommodation within walking distance of the city centre, making it the ideal base for exploring this very special City. YHA York at a glance: Free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA York! £2 million renovation Walking distance of the city centre New cafe bar 32 rooms with en suites State-of-the-art seminar/education facilities As part of our refurbishment, YHA York now boasts a large number of new en-suite bedrooms, a cafe bar with garden views and meeting/activity rooms. So, whether you're looking for a cheap weekend break, a bed for a night or a family getaway, YHA York has everything you need! This hostel provides disabled access and rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA York

Address: 42 Water End, Clifton, York YO30 6LP, England (Formerly York International Youth Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York > Clifton
Price Range: $41 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA York 4*
Number of rooms: 147
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YHA York Clifton, England
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“We had bunk rooms for family children they are great and we also had Ensuite .”
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“If two, three or four of you, consider an en-suite room. Great value, more privacy.”
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