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With over 300 boats onsite York Marina is Yorkshire's largest inland marina situated just outside the village of Naburn York. What we do! > Fleet of modern 6 & 8 seater self drive hire boats - No experience required. > The Waterfront Cafe...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1222 York Marina B | Naburn, York YO19 4RW, England
+44 1904 621021
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Hired this boat on probably one of the best days of the year weather wise, booked the afternoon slot 1pm to 4.30 pm arrived 1 hour early and enjoyed coffee in the very nice waterfront bar and resteraunt , went to marina reception 15 mins...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We hired the 6 seater boat for the morning and had such a great time!! All the staff were really helpful and friendly and made it all really easy. The boat was great to handle and very straight forward. We went up into York and...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Boat was ready to go when we arrived some 20 minutes before booked time. Safety and operational instructions were clear and off we went. Boat was quiet and responsive so perfect for the occasion.

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Thank r0ydunwell
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have been around, over and through York more times than I can count. But an afternoon cruising up and down the river in a first class little motor boat will always be my most memorable. The service from the team at York Marina, was...More

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Thank davidmosley
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We hired a boat from York Marina, everything from the phone enquiry to the hand over of the boat was first class. Great service! Lovely way to see York from the river. Called into the onsite restaurant for afternoon coffee & cake too, lovely. Fab...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have tried to. deal with this Marina. 1st time we chartered a boat from them. Turned up with our small dog who goes boating with us. They refused to let us charter the day boat and after some debate...More

Thank Laggans
Thomas_TheWaterfront, Manager at York Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Sorry to hear about this. Regarding the boat hire it quite clearly states in bold red letters on our boat hire page that no dogs or pets are allowed onboard. I'm sorry if you feel put out by this but perhaps it is something you...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a place that is accessible by river and the nearby cycle path and walkway that runs from York to Selby. The consequence of a disused railway track that is popular with many. The food and coffee is good. However, the staff usually operate...More

Thank W657DPdavidl
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The service and training was really bad. Resulting in running out of water, sleeping area being flooded from the toilet and one of our party almost falling in the river, etc. etc. Our contact Michael's reaction was to blame everything on us or anyone else...More

Thank bernard m
Richard_YorkMarina, Manager at York Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

The only negative comment we have ever received in 5 years of operating our hire fleet. Thank you for leaving the review nearly a year on from your hire. I'm grateful for some of your comments - one of your party nearly falling in the...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

There ia adequate good parking, many moorings and boats for sale and in storage. A great restaurant graces the facility. A little isolated in location though on a scenic stretch of river with good walks and views. Worth a visit.

Thank Quixote2001
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very nice Marina that is developing nicely. A nice café and I suspect good spot to hitch up your caravan. Could do with a good walking route.

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