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The Sycamore Guest House

#100 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
Certificate of Excellence
22/05/2017 23/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Disappointed with this guest house as it's in a lovely area within easy walking distance of the centre. In need of some tlc and a refresh. Decoration needs a refurb, tired and old. Not as clean as expected plus it was so cold. 4 degrees in York and heating barely made a difference. It is such a shame as our...

1Thank Diane P
Reviewed 16 November 2013

The walls are paper thin and if you stay on the top floor it is certainly most unpleasant. Before I go further I want to stress the lady running it is lovely and I hope this tough review helps .Dave A describes it very well as dirty and cramped The room for three is not a room for three. Yes...

3Thank petersj
Pouzols-Minervois, France
Reviewed 3 November 2013

This is our third visit to Sycamore Guest House over the last 10 years and we found it as welcoming this time as the previous times. The owners go out of their way to be helpful and the services they offer are great. Excellent breakfast, within easy walking distance to all the popular tourist attractions and an added bonus for...

Thank Woodyinasia
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We stayed in room 6. If cleanliness is a priority for you then stay away from this B&B. Black cobwebs over the curtain pelmet, light fittings etc, dirty carpets, cracked basin; which has been 'repaired' badly with glue. The basin is in the main room, not the shower room. Previous guests' toothpaste splatters on the mirror. The wallpaper is peeling...

4Thank Ains W
Halifax, NS
Reviewed 27 September 2013

This place was mint! Loved the old charm and the warmth of the owners, Elizabeth and Spiros. They were so kind to let us drop our bags off early and gave us some great walking tips to get around the town. Breakfast was outstanding and very generous. I also enjoyed the sherry and sweets left out. It was such a...

1Thank wendywalters
Reviewed 25 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at this delightful guesthouse from 14th- 17th September and loved our stay. From the minute you open the front door you are greeted with a warm and friendly atmosphere by the beautiful hosts Elizabeth and Spiros. The guesthouse has everything you need for a pleasant stay, with little extras like sweets and sherry complimentary for...

Thank Joedee1313
Crosby, TX
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We really enjoyed our recent stay at the Sycamore Guest House. Spiro and Elizabeth are very warm and friendly. Our room was small, but clean. The bed was soft and comfy. It is on a quiet street, no loud traffic sounds at night. They serve a full English breakfast that my son took advantage of daily. I would definitely stay...

Thank robinm910
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 21 August 2013 via mobile

Stayed overnight on business. Owners are delightful! Location excellent, 5 mins walk to the city. Will definitely stay again. Unfortunately I had to skip breakfast due to an early start and from reading other reviews it seems I missed out there.

Thank JulWal2002
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Sycamore Guest House is situated in a quiet suburb very close to the attractions of central York. The hosts are lovely and the welcome is warm. I had really battled to find accommodation in York - solo travellers wanting to stay for 1 night only are, apparently, not catered for - so although this particular B&B were very kind to...

Thank flothree
Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

Just returned from weekend in york this our 2nd vist to this guest house as we find it clean comfortable and friendly the owners are very welcoming and do a mean breakfast.The guest house is situated about 10 minutes walk from the centre of york and the same to the train station we arrived earlier than the check in time...

Thank Pdftm

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This elegant Edwardian town-house, built around 1904, is a small family-run guest house in York. It is a 5-minute walk through the Museum Gardens to the Minster and city centre. The rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. Every morning, guests will enjoy a selection of breakfast options including full English breakfast. The Sycamore Guest House is 10 minutes' walk or a short taxi ride from York Railway Station with its excellent rail links to the rest of England. The guest house also offers guaranteed on-street parking opposite the house at the end of the cul-de-sac. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sycamore Guest House

Address: 19 Sycamore Place | Bootham, York YO30 7DW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $114 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sycamore Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“one of the higher rooms does have a very small bathroom”
louisec284, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No preference”
219royg, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room one - plenty of room and very very quiet”
rafles, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Definitely not room 6 unless available at low cost.”
vals552, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“King size double bed”
donaldandailsa, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
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