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Bowen House

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#47 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

we stayed 1 night at this guest house in July for my husbands birthday, very good location with car parking, rooms are clean and comfortable, lovely full english breakfast served by a very nice, helpful host. will definatly stay here again.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2014

If you visit york, this is the place to stay. A lovely run guest house, where there is everything you need for time away. Excellent hosts that give you excellent service, and will make your stay very welcoming and enjoyable. The rooms are lovely, with lots of little extras you wouldn't expect. Breakfast is excellent and served with a welcome...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Stayed here for two nights and honestly there was nothing i could fault. Check in was at two but we arrived a little early and wanted to park our car and have a look about the city pleasantly we were told our room was ready and it would be no problem to check in now and enjoy the rest of...

1Thank Leeanne A
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Stayed for 1 night on the 26th July 2014. The owners couldn't do enough for you. As we were arriving early they arranged early check in and organised a taxi to the racecourse. We stayed in room 3, which was spacious and comfortable with a lovely little en suite down a small flight of stairs. There was plenty of choice...

1Thank karendicko
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I cannot fault our stay in anyway or any of the communication from the owners. I booked this B&B and was informed it was the last room available, so we were allocated a twin room with a separate but private bathroom. I received a message from the hotel, letting me know about the room I had booked and I was...

Thank wednesday3
Reviewed 11 July 2014

This well run place is within easy walking distance to York centre. The house itself looks old and consequently has the feel of an old fashioned boarding house but the reality is different in as much as the room is equipped with a smart slim TV, a digital clock, and a facility for listening to music (beyond me!) The tea/coffee...

Thank allus
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2014

A friend and I stayed here for a short stay during the recent Tour De France: Grand Depart. Situated a short 5/10min walk from York castle walls this well presented guesthouse is in a great location. Full English along with a selection of fresh fruit, juices and cereal were served in the conservatory for breakfast. We had planned to take...

Thank PeterCumming1983
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Decided to spend a night in the city of York with my partner as a special treat so, as you can imagine, I wanted somewhere that was a bit nicer than your normal run-of-the-mill budget hotel but was also in a great location within the city and this lovely little guest house definitely fitted the bill. It was literally 15...

Thank Alan C
Morwell, Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Bowen house is one of those properties you could rate six out of five! We arrived an hour after the time we advised, but this was not an issue. We were warmly welcomed and offered fresh milk for our room (which was appreciated), provided with a map and had the route into town (about 10 minute walk away) explained. Upon...

1Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Bowen Guest House. Room 5 was small with sloping ceilings (in the loft space) but had everything we needed for our stay. A comfy double bed, TV, tea making facilities and en-suite. The room was fairly clean and nice and quiet in the evenings. Great breakfast offerings and the owners were nice and helpful....

Thank JonnyRedUK

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diane and Peter offer a warm Yorkshire welcome at Bowen House. It’s a 10 minute stroll from the famous Shambles and York Minster. We offer five comfortable rooms, each has a TV, radio, tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. Free Wi-Fi and private off-street parking are available. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the bright and airy conservatory. The extensive menu includes a traditional full English breakfast. Special and vegetarian diets can be catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowen House

Address: Huntington Road | Huntington Road, York YO31 8RF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $109 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowen House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask about stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles nielsandmo, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had room 3 and it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles melannemark, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the top are quieter and is en- suite”
 of 5 bubbles W6334PCkarenc, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Would definitely have the same room again...lovely..”
 of 5 bubbles sarahhC2528VK, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 3 was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Lcoventry, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
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