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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, it is near the train station and other place, very convenient. Staffs very friendly and helpful, the room was clean and tidy. But the toilet was a bit smelly, and the shower was not hot enough.

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect position to start visiting York. Cheap accomodation Clean Friendly staff The bathroom in the dormitory bedroom is too small for 8 people There is the possibility to have breakfast for 4 pounds (3.50 booked in advance)

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your visit to York, and do come back again soon. best regards Andrew

Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No heating in march, leaking toilet, very poor breakfast (not even real coffee and only the cheapest croissants) and drunken people that are allowed to make noise at night. Setting is great however and beds were clean.

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Edwin, my team have informed me that the heating was not as warm as it could have been, and I i will be having a look at why today. The girls in the room next door to you were advised to be respectful to other guests, but in this case it seems that thier enthusiasm for the weekend hindered...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't think of anything that could be better value for money. Staff were very friendly and helpful, rooms were clean and tidy, facilities were excellent! 10/10!! Would definitely stay again and again.

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Phillip, Thank you for the review and glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to have you stay with us again in the future. Andrew

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean room, good staff, nice Breakfast, perfect!! I could be relaxed. Especially, Location is good. station,Market, cash machine,and York Minster near. I hope come back again. Thank you very much for staying!

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Mizuki Thank you for your review, and it will be wonderful to have you stay with us again in the future when you stay in York. best regards Andrew

Goathland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location and service of the hostel is more then good for the money. The staff are always helpful. The breakfast is excellent, plenty of choice of pastries and drinks for a good start of the day. I did and i will keep recommending the hostel!

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice curtains around the bed, gave some privacy, and also darkness if you wanted to sleep before other people in the dorm room. Very clean bedding, but en-suit caravan-style bathroom floor had overspilled water from the shower and pubes all over it - thankfully there was another bathroom in the corridor i could use. The bedroom was a bit cold...

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us here in York and your positive feedback. Hope that you can visit us again in the future. kind regards Andrew

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location well placed. Air con needs a button to turn off but wveryrbinf was good highly recomend the bed room was nixely kepted. Good size tv in the room only rhing i would say naybe nore xomfoy mattresses but was a great stay.

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay. Great to get an Excellent, and we will see where we can make changes in the future to the AC. best regards Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nicest places I've stayed. My assistance/Hearing Dog loved it, especially the crazy rainbow carpet. Spotlessly clean bedding, toilet and room, very comfortable beds, friendly staff, lovely, affordable, breakfast. Highly recommended, will be back.

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Maxine Thank you for your feedback, and thank you for your tips on guests with assistance dogs. Looking forward to sharing your knowledge with my colleagues within the business. best regards Andrew

Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time in York, first time staying in a hostel. Had a great experience on both counts. Highly recommend for location, cleanliness, value for money. Breakfast was also good and staff incredibly freindly

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Hi Thank you for your review and glad that you found your first hostel experience to be great and worth repeating. Andrew

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Safestay York is set in a beautiful Georgian townhouse less than 10 minutes’ walk from York train station and even closer to the historic city centre. You’ll love the affordable accommodation and stylish social spaces, 24 hour reception and free Wi-Fi throughout. With twin, double and family en-suite rooms as well as en-suite and standard dormitories for 4 to 12 people there’s a bed for every budget. All bed linen is included and private rooms boast flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, and towels too. In dormitories Safestay’s own brand of bunk beds are fitted with a personal night-light and surrounded by privacy curtains, allowing for a comfortable night's sleep. There’s a locker for each bed too, making it easy to store your luggage and valuables. The four social spaces include a breakfast room, serving continental breakfast every day, a fully licensed bar, games room and heated courtyard. The hostel also has a laundry, bike racks and a luggage store for guests to use at their pleasure. The blend of the surreal and the traditional reflects the fairy tale feel of York, giving the hostel an individual charm of its own; whilst staying true to Safestay’s award winning design. Great for groups and individuals Safestay is York’s first choice hostel for the savvy traveller. Stay at Safestay York and you’ll be within easy walking distance of The York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, Jorvik Viking Centre, The Shambles, National Railway Museum, The York Dungeons and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safestay York

Address: 88-90 Micklegate | Micklegate House, York YO1 6JX, England (Formerly Ace York - Boutique Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $23 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Safestay York 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Ask for a quiet room. Don't come if you want guest interaction. Good location”
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 of 5 bubbles 915Anna, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room - if such a one exists! Also ask for a lower bunk in advance (if you prefer).”
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“Top floor is quiet, but lots and lots of stairs!”
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