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Bowen House

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#57 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Excellent value for money,really good location,within 10 minutes walk to centre. Lovely breakfast. Excellent value for money,really good location,within 10 minutes walk to centre. Lovely breakfast. Excellent value for money,really good location,within 10 minutes walk to centre. Lovely breakfast.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2013

this is great place to stay and just a 10 minute walk into town. our room was very comfortable and had nice toiletries, tea, coffee, water and even some chocolates & biscuits. also liked the i pod/phone docking station which was very handy.the breakfast at Bowen House is fantastic with plenty of choice.we hope to stay there again. we were...

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Glossop
Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

Bowen House is a great little guest house within walking distance of the city centre. On arrival we were greeted by the owner who provided a warm welcome. The rooms are on 2 floors and while a little on the small side, are clean, homely and comfortable. The cooked breakfast is absolutely supurb, one of the best I've had. Each...

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1Thank TheWall22
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Lovely Bed & Breakfast in a nice location, only a short walk into the city centre. Diane and Peter were very friendly and welcoming. We arrived late Friday morning and were able to check in early to save us having to carry our cases around. Our room was lovely, decorated to a high standard with lots of personal touches such...

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1Thank Fiboo66
Staffordshire
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Great little guesthouse just a 10 minute walk to Monk Bar and into the city centre. Friendly hosts, comfortable room and fabulous breakfasts. Parking is available if a little tight but this was no problem as once we'd checked in we didn't need the car until day of departure as everywhere is within easy walking distance.

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Thank Susiej25
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We booked a very last minute trip to York and LOVED our stay. Diane's insight on walking tours and city suggestions were fabulous! The detailed tourist guides in our room were perfect. We were extremely impressed. The breakfast was delicious and the room decor had lovely touches as well. Finally, the distance to the centre of the city was easy...

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2Thank HeatherEScottD
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

I love this place and will visit this guest house again, for sure! The staff is very friendly, my room was extreme clean and very cosy. The breakfast is excellent, served in a very light and stylish room. The city center is nearby. Approx. 10 mins by feet. I highly recommend you to visit this guest house.

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1Thank RolandWienen
Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We arrived Thursday afternoon and were greeted by a very friendly lady. The lady helped us up the stairs with our bags and gave us a map of York to show us where everything was. Before we went upstaris Diane gave us some fresh milk in cold container, which i thought was great. :) The Bedroom was lovely with pine...

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Thank 36Ashy
Wymondham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013

When we arrived we were ushered into the owners parking slot for the night due to too many cars in the small parking area, this was resolved the following day when other guests departed. The room was small and not en-suite with a private bathroom just down the stairs, dressing gowns were provided for the journey to the shower. The...

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We arrived on a Sunday afternoon and were greeted by a very pleasent lady. Our room was a bit of a climb (34 steps) and was a tiny attic conversion built into the roof which was a bit disappointing for the price. As a single room it would have been fine but it was a squeeze as a double, for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $122 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowen House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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