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Farthings Guest House

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#51 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Bangkok, Thailand
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81 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This guest house is 17 minutes from the railway station, walkable but it's quite a distance if you have a lot to carry. There is only one bus passing the closest stop and it comes every half an hour, so I often chose to walk to the city centre instead of waiting. Around the guest house is a quiet residential... More 

Thank realessence
Dover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing guest house.We had twin room (very spacious), shared bathroom (large ,with free shampoo,shower gel),breakfast fantastic full English and pancakes and fruit.A real gem of a bed and breakfast establishment.Will be back again

Thank Grace F
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A very warm welcome to this comfortable guest house located about 15 minutes walk from York city centre. Good rooms. Shared bathrooms are not a problem. A wide choice for breakfast to suit all tastes.

Thank Alun C
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I stayed here with my partner at the end of June. The b and b is in a great location, only a 10 minute short walk from town and about £5/6 in a taxi. The rooms were excellent size with everything that you would need for a break away. It was very clean and comfortable and the bed was very... More 

Thank harrietsmith1995
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Parking permit available. Ten to fifteen minute walk to center of York. We had a room with an ensuite. Accommodation was excellent and comfortable. Cooked breakfast was excellent. The host was very obliging and hospital. Overall a very pleasant stay and throughly recommend.

Thank Colleen D
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The guest house is very nice. It's clean and comfortable and has everything you need. I had an en suite room. The beds were terrible (too soft and in need of new mattress) they did provide a board for under the mattress which slightly improved it. Bathroom was a good size and very clean. The room was lovely. Breakfast was... More 

Thank Toby B
Chilliwack, Canada
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This was our first B&B experience, but one of many on our England trip. The bar was set high after staying here. The service was amazing, the owners are wonderful. The guest house is immaculate, the rooms, spotless and the breakfast amazing! The location is great for walking in to York, it's in a great neighbourhood. Another benefit was that... More 

Thank DarleneD72
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Good: - 10 min walk from train station, great in good weather. If it rains, you can take the "1" bus and stop at KFC - but you'll still have towalk through the park to get to the place. - Excellent full breakfast - Lovely rooms and beds. Best in room tea/coffee sets in room I've ever seen, compete with... More 

Thank royalpea
St Helens, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Really enjoyable stay! The guesthouse was welcoming and spotlessly clean. We couldn't fault it. The staff are great. The breakfast was brilliant and piping hot and plentiful. This is the first time we have been to York and won' t be the last and we will certainly return to the " Farthings "

Thank vonnie78
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78 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Location About 15 minutes walk from York station. The immediate area features an attractive parade of independent shops & cafes. Accessibility Ground floor but not step free rooms available. Steep stairs to all other rooms. Noise Quiet residential area so no issues with traffic noise. Very thin internal walls so creaking doors,slamming fire doors etc unfortunately an issue especially in... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Farthings Guest House

Address: 5 Nunthorpe Avenue, York YO23 1PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $116 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Farthings Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Book early. It is quiet throughout. I have used three of the nine rooms on my visits and all have been excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles editor34, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Rooms 1 and 2.”
 of 5 bubbles beverleyb838, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Inquire if you can have a room with a private bathroom, as at least one of the guest rooms has one.”
 of 5 bubbles Mr_Boren, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra to upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles vonnie78, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Over the years I have been going there, we've used rooms 1, 2 and 5, all of which are doubles..”
 of 5 bubbles 619jul, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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