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“A truly, super apartment.”
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County House - Grand landmark building with gated parking
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County House - Grand landmark building with gated parking
Lounge with French doors to private patio Bedroom made up with a superking bed
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41 reviews
County House - Grand landmark building with gated parking
Lounge with French doors to private patio
Bedroom made up with a superking bed
Fully equiped kitchen
Patio Doors let in the sunshine
Lounge
Dining kitchen
Lounge/Dining
Lounge/Dining
Kitchen/Diner
Outside Dining
Private patio
Bedroom - made up with Twin Beds
Bedroom showing extra bed, sleeping 3 people
Bathroom with shower over bath
Imposing entrance hall in County House
County House taken from the Minster roof - the large building just above the spires
Near the city walls and gateway- only 2 minutes walk
Near the Minster - only 4 minutes walk
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
York, North Yorkshire, England

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Excellent - based on 41 reviews
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65Monkeyf...
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A truly, super apartment.”
Reviewed 29 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

County House Retreat is a truly, super apartment that oozes quality via its spaciousness, furniture, furnishings and equipment. We enjoyed a great sense of privacy and security. There are no draconian notes about what to do or not to do and the owners, Philip and Mary Nelson, made us feel as though the place really was ours for the week. They deserve a lot of credit for being so laid back, helpful and informative. Altogether, it was a great experience.

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Liked best: The overall quality and attitude of the owners.
Liked least: There were no negatives.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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KCJoans
HULL
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Weekend at the races”
Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Will be returning a fantastic place and location. Owned by a lovely couple and a bonus having free parking

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loveholid...
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 15 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

our 4 th stay in this superb apartment we found a real gem in York for a place to stay Philip and Mary are excellent hosts and the apartment has everything you need for a weeks stay ,it is good when you don't need to move your car all week and know it is safe ,look forward to our next visit to York

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Liked best: So comfortable and handy for York centre
Liked least: having to come home
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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MP282014
Vancouver, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful Stay”
Reviewed 17 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We had already had the pleasure of having already met super-hosts Mary and Phil, when we stayed in County House.

As with their other apartment we stayed in it was well appointed and spotlessly clean and very comfy. This place is a bit special - wonderful high ceilings, and flooded with sunlight during the day with a wonderful area to sit out and have a coffee. Fabulous location. Highly recommended!!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kerrin197...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect home from home”
Reviewed 10 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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Our first time staying in this property though have been to York many times over the years. County House Retreat might just be our new favourite place to stay, its a beautiful flat and has just about anything you could need, so feels like home right away. The proprietors gave us a warm welcome as always (their other property Monks Retreat is nearby, also fab) and they could not have been more helpful, though with the standard of the property and location we needed nothing else for our stay. Highly recommended, we will definitely be back!

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