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#38 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

This B&B is at a busy street junction just outside York City walls so there was traffic noise but we did have a good nights sleep and the room, although small, was comfortable and spotlessly clean and well maintained. The owners were down to earth, friendly and helpful. The location is close enough to the centre of York to walk...

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Reviewed 8 April 2013

I have stayed in York many times (I even used to live in York) & this is definitely the best B&B I've ever stayed in whilst in York. I can't recommend Barbican House highly enough. Good location & very friendly hosts. Lovely rooms with high quality toiletries, complimentary sherry & an amazing tea tray. Excellent breakfast - I'm vegan &...

Thank DrPLT
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We stayed here for three nights recently and were made extremely welcome by the hosts.On arrival they gave us reccommendations of local restaurants and attractions and showed us to our extremely clean and well presented room. There were a host of different refreshments including sherry and mini Easter Eggs, the bed was incredibly comfortable and the bathroom was suppiied with...

1Thank valWolverhampton
Hawick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Adrian and Ann were excellent hosts during our recent 2 night stayat the Barbican House. From the genuine homely welcome, the sherry in our room, suggestions of things to do and recommendations for our evening dinner they couldn't have done any more to make our stay more enjoyable. Breakfast is first class - you're unlikely to find any better at...

Thank Graeme C
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Just returned from an overnight stay in York, having had a fabulous time. The hotel was lovely from start to finish. The hosts were extremely welcoming, providing us with a map of York on arrival and explaining some of the places worth a visit, including recommending local restaurants for dinner! The hotel itself is only a very short walk into...

1Thank Amanda_L_77
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights over the Easter weekend. The hosts were lovely and knowledgeable about things to do in York and even gave us free tickets to a ghost walk when we mentioned we were interested in going on one. The room was spotless and had everything we needed in it. The bed was lovely...

1Thank Anastasia53
rothwell, northants
Reviewed 29 March 2013

On a freezing cold weekend we found the perfect base for a two day visit to York From the moment we arrived we felt so welcome. We were offered a choice of rooms due to a couple of cancellations due to the bad weather. The rooms we saw were all exceptionally clean and tidy with plentiful tea/coffee and milk (...

1Thank rich40h
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Warm and inviting welcome from the host.Bedroom on 2nd floor tastefully decorated,spotlessly clean,ensuite clean warm and huge fluffy bathsheets.Breakfasts pre ordered the day before excellent choice A fresh fruit platter every day followed by your cooked breakfast choice.Well served and presented and very attentive to any further requrements..Well Done,a real hearty breakfast. The Barbican was well situated for the centre...

3Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 8 March 2013

A family member gifted myself and my husband tickets to see Jules Holland and his Blues Band, in November 2012, at the Barbican, together with a stay over in the Barbican House. And what a lovely little gem of a place it is. We were greeted by the proprietor, who showed us to our room (No.1) on the first floor....

3Thank YorkshirelassesHull
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We received a lovely welcome with recommendations for local restaurants with directions and maps. The decor in our room was lovely, no musty old furniture and a lovely comfortable bed. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate - you name it, it was there along with a decanter of sherry. The shower room was very modern and clean. Only one little thing, the...

3Thank North-South-Belle

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Family run Victorian Guest House overlooking the famous medieval City Walls of York. All our rooms are individually decorated to compliment the charm and character of the Victorian period but with but with luxury bathroom facilites. Our rooms are en-suite and have double glazing, central heating, ceiling fans, radio/alarm, Wide screen TV/DVD, tea and coffee making facilities and chocolate biscuits with a complimentary decanter of Sherry, 500 meters to City Centre and 800 to York University. We have 4 King size en-suite rooms, 2 twin en-suite rooms, 2 double en-suite rooms and 1 suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barbican House

Address: 20 Barbican Road, York YO10 5AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $117 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barbican House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“No. 3 at top of house was quiet and felt very comfortable. Quite a few stairs, so not for the infirm!”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at Conway Cottage, a self-catering apartment within Barbican House.”
 of 5 bubbles Footpathsforall, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 3 which is beautifully appointed and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles LeeC929, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at top of house. 37 stairs to climb so may not be ideal for people who have difficulty negotiating stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles doreenthompson, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think any room would have been fine”
 of 5 bubbles Redwine69, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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