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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect place for a mothers and teen-daughters trip away. We stayed in family rooms with en suite facilities, which were immaculate. The rooms are basic but have everything you need: comfortable beds and bedding, hand soap, bedside lights and lots of plug sockets. The staff were particularly friendly and helpful. There was a large group of young...

Thank Katie645
YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you Katie645 for your review of YHA York. Its great to read that you found our property to be comfortable and clean for your recent family break to York. Great too that our accommodating staff made you feel right at home with the rest of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Richard Robinson General Manager

Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an en-suite family room with bunks and a double bed. This was clean and comfortable and suited our purpose ideally. We only stayed for one night, although we would have liked to stay for much longer. Friendly, helpful staff and a really pleasant restaurant area. We decided to come back to the hostel for our evening meal and...

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you deaky2017 for your review of YHA York. Great to read that you found the rooms clean and comfortable, the staff friendly and the food and drink was to your liking too. We look forward to welcoming you back again, thank you for taking to the time to post a review. Richard Robinson General Manager

Reviewed 20 February 2017

This hostel is comfortable, easy to locate, clean, and staffed by caring helpful people who make a sincere effort to cater to everyone. As mentioned in a previous review, a couple of problems in the self catering kitchen need attention. The stove tops are old and out of date and two of the three were not working during my stay.

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YHAYorkManager, General Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you wyored for your review of YHA York. Its great to read you enjoyed your stay with us and found the facilities clean and the team friendly and helpful. We are aware that the self catering kitchen is not currently fully functioning and we have ordered replacement stove tops and a replacement oven to get this important part of...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Stayed with the family in an en suite family room. Clean and comfortable throughout. Staff were lovely and welcoming. 20 min walk to the city walls. I would definitely recommend it. Plus the wine we got there was really nice!

Thank RobMitch47
YHAYorkManager, Deputy Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your brilliant review of Yha York.Great to hear you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed our wine. I will pass your comments on to all staff. Look forward to seeing you again in the future

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It's true what people say, the hostel is not near the city centre. There are two ways to get there and both are lovely. It is a 25min walk, more or less, but it's worth it and you get to enjoy it. The hostel is lovely. The room had four beds but we were just three persons. It was big...

Thank Maru C
YHAYorkManager, Deputy Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi Marc. Thank you for the amazing review of Yha York. I will pass your comments on to the staff who I am sure will be pleased to see you appreciate the work we do to ensure all guests have an amazing experience. Look forward to seeing you again in the future

Reviewed 3 February 2017

We have stayed here before but not since the improvements the building and rooms are excellent light, clean, well furnished. The staff as always are always friendly and welcoming the food - breakfast was OK, not the best hostel breakfast but edible. We walked into town on the evening which is a lovely stroll along the river and York its...

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YHAYorkManager, Deputy Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your review of Yha York. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and the staff looked after you. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Overall I had a good stay from 24/12/2016 to 27/12/2017. It was like a mini-UN, with Brits and many interesting people from across the globe. I offer the following comments, although not major may help to improve areas. 1. The Kitchen is far too small for the cooking at busy times. 2. One of the hobs was faulty and needed...

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Thank br0bert
YHAYorkManager, Deputy Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your review of Yha York. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay. I have taken your comments on board and passed them on to the relevant people. Hope to see you again in the future

Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was a student in York many years ago and we came back for a long overdue visit with friends for my husband's birthday. The location of the YHA is great, a short walk by the river to the Railway museum. Great city with lots to see and do. Our family room with en suite was fantastic, the children enjoyed...

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
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YHAYorkManager, Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We are pleased you enjoyed the hostel and breakfast and hope to see you again soon! Jessica Smedley- Reception manager

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice large modern hostel. Great location 20 mins walk to the minster and centre of York. Unusual rooms in separate block. Modern and huge with nezzanine floor. Slept 4 but could have got at least 8 beds in - literally. Games room poor. Nothing except a pool table and few board games/books. Hardly any seats even. Self catering area fine...

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YHAYorkManager, Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review PhilLay76. I think you may of stayed in C01, our wheelchair friendly room which is why there's a lot of unused space. Thanks for your feedback on the games room and self catering kitchen, we have recently added more seating to the kitchen but are limited to what we can do due to its size....

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We have returned from a 3 night stay, met up with another family and both had a 4 person ensuite room. The rooms were clean, tidy and spacious. The staff were friendly and so helpful with any questions or requests. The social areas were great for our 2 families to catch up and relax. It really isn't that far from...

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YHAYorkManager, Manager at YHA York, responded to this review

Hi Mumof2Devon, Thanks for reviewing your stay at YHA York! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it seems you had just the hosteling experience we strive to provide for all of our visitors. We also appreciate your comment on the commute from the hostel to the city center, we're also big fans of the walk along the river!...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
York is soaked in history and packed with fantastic attractions. The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans have all left their mark. Our newly refurbished YHA provides superb modern accommodation within walking distance of the city centre, making it the ideal base for exploring this very special City. YHA York at a glance: Free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA York! £2 million renovation Walking distance of the city centre New cafe bar 32 rooms with en suites State-of-the-art seminar/education facilities As part of our refurbishment, YHA York now boasts a large number of new en-suite bedrooms, a cafe bar with garden views and meeting/activity rooms. So, whether you're looking for a cheap weekend break, a bed for a night or a family getaway, YHA York has everything you need! This hostel provides disabled access and rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA York

Address: 42 Water End, Clifton, York YO30 6LP, England (Formerly York International Youth Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York > Clifton
Price Range: ₹ 1,964 - ₹ 12,519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA York 4*
Number of rooms: 147
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York International Youth Hotel Clifton
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