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Arnot House

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in this delightful guest house on a recent visit to the lovely city of York. Easy walking distance into the centre and all the main attractions.Go along the river if you want the scenic route. The guest house goes above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable. Run by a friendly mother and daughter team. Nothing is too much...

Thank Linda G
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear Linda G, How lovely to read your very nice remarks about York and Arnot House...it was a pleasure having you to stay and I so glad the good weather made the weekend all the better. Fingers crossed, York will stay up in the football league after all, and you might be able to experience a home match next time...

Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights - had a lovely room. Breakfast was one of the nicest cooked English breakfast we have ever had. Friendly welcome, convenient to York centre, parking easy. Pickle and Tabbetha both welcoming and friendly cats too Finishing extra touches are a lovely touch too - fruit cake in room. We would definitely stay here again

Thank julieta5
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear Julieta5 My mother was delighted to hear your compliments about her breakfast cooking ... we do have such good local ingredients from our local butcher and farm - fresh free range eggs and hand made pork sausages. I am so pleased you both enjoyed your stay at Arnot House, and the cats and ourselves wish you a very Happy...

Nelson, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Possibly the most caring b and b I have ever stayed in. Little touches like a full range of toiletries, home made cake and sherry in the rooms and fresh towels every day, coupled with the owner's advice and knowledge made this a most enjoyable stay

Thank acebass23
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear AceBass23 It was lovely to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us again . This time of year is always special - with so many wonderful Christmas events taking place in York - including the Advent Procession in York Minster and the festive decorations at Castle Howard - and you got to enjoy them both ! We...

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Our first stay here though we visit York every year. A fascinating house. We were made very welcome by Kim and Pickle who enjoyed his time in our room! The complimentary extras were brilliant and such a lovely touch. The breakfast selection was superb. Location to the Minster and the surrounding shops/ attractions was excellent. All in all a wonderful...

millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear EEWAN I am so pleased you enjoyed your 50th birthday bash in York....and the start of the St Nicholas Xmas Fair. And the weather stayed good as well - because as you know it hardly ever rains in York:). I wish you a wonderful birthday this week...and a very Happy Christmas to you all!

Alexandria, VA
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stayed two nights in a room with a beautiful view of gardens. Booking was easy and Kim sent me a York brochure with a map where she had marked how to walk from the rail station. Perfect! Neighborhood is quiet and pretty. Located 10 minutes walk to minster/town. I was warmly welcomed upon arrival. Loved my room. Bathroom modern....

Thank LisaAlexandria
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear LisaAlexandria I am so glad you enjoyed your visit with us at Arnot House - and especially the attentions of Pickle who adores meeting our guests... We like to make all our guests feel "at home" when staying away so I pleased you enjoyed all the little extras.... Thankyou for visiting with us, and I hope all is going...

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was our third stay at Arnot House, and the second with Kim and Ann. We greatly enjoy the atmosphere and the feeling of being right at home, especially when Pickle, the cat, decided to jump on our bed! Kim always has great recommendations for dining, and furnishes a filling breakfast. Always a pleasure!

Thank PegSkelly_CT
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear PegSkelly_CT, It was lovely to have you visit with us in York last week. Maybe we shall see you in the not too distant future if you venture this way again. I hope the wedding was a great success, and hopefully you picked up some good ideas for your daughters' big day. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving... and Pickle and...

Stotfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful room, with all the comforts of home, including Pickle the cat who was always there to greet us! The perfect place to return to after a busy days sightseeing. Kim is always on hand with advice of where to go. A perfect base for our first weekend without children!!

Thank Donna R
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear Donna R Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us...it was a pleasure having you here. Hopefully you will get to have a few more breaks away now - child free. Thankyou again, and I hope your daughter enjoyed her gifts from York!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the Kirkham room and it was wonderful. It is in a great location, we were able to park right out front and it's just a short walk in to the centre. The room was very spacious and had lovely extra's such as port, chocolates and fruit cake to have with your tea or coffee. Kim...

Thank Suzanne S
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne S Thanks for your great review. I hope you enjoyed your brief stays in the Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate just as much as you enjoyed your stay with us, and hopefully your final two weeks in Norfolk will bring more great memories to take home with you.

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and were made to feel so welcome. Kim showed us up to our room, making sure we knew where everything was, offering DVDs, books etc. Our room on the top floor was very comfortable, nice four poster bed, lost of wardrobe space, large bathroom with separate shower( an excellent power shower). There was the usual...

Thank Lucysmumanddad
millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear Lucysmumanddad Thank you for giving us such a wonderful review...and all your lovely comments. It is always nice to know that the little touches do give an extra dimension to our guests stay. Hopefully you had a lovely family lunch after you left us, and an enjoyable journey over the Humber Bridge to Lincolnshire and beyond.... Thanks again and...

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I have just enjoyed a three night stay in this excellent b&b. Our en suite room on the second floor had a comfortable four poster bed with all the little extras that made for a lovely stay. The house has a wonderful feel of days gone by with well placed decorations and many pictures on the walls....

millyYork, Owner at Arnot House, responded to this review

Dear KevinG Thankyou for your lovely review and I hope you had a safe journey down south...I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully it has given you a taste for a return trip. We just always say to book early - especially for any of the popular times such as race weeks, Bank Holidays or...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arnot House Bed and Breakfast is a short walk from the centre of York and York Minster with restaurants,shops,museums and attractions all close by. This Victorian house is on three floors and is furnished with antiques and original artworks. The three en-suite double bedrooms have large brass beds which each sleep a maximum of two persons. Breakfast includes a help-yourself cold buffet with cereals, fruit juices, fresh fruit, fruit compote, yogurts, dried fruits and cheeses plus the traditional English cooked breakfast and other vegetarian and cooked options including smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. There is free on-street parking for guests. AS WE ARE A SMALL BED AND BREAKFAST AND YORK IS A VERY POPULAR DESTINATION WE HAVE A MINIMUM TWO NIGHT STAY - UNLESS WE HAVE A ROOM FREE FOR ONE NIGHT. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arnot House

Address: 17 Grosvenor Terrace | Bootham, York YO30 7AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: $112 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Arnot House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Third floor room has great view of gardens”
LisaAlexandria, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely, suited to couples”
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266keving, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Only 3 rooms available - all are nice.”
860jerryc, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
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