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Farthings Guest House

TravelocityUS$ 93*
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#53 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dawlish, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 2. It is a bit cramped, particularly the shower /saniflow toilet. However, Helen could not have been more helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much bother and the breakfast was excellent; plenty of choice and lots of locally sourced ingredients. It's also an easy walk into the centre. Recommended.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stayed as a family in Rooms 1 and 2 recently and were seriously concerned about the cleanliness of the showers in both bathrooms. In room 2 you can hear people talking when going up and down the stairs and entering the dining room. It felt like someone's front room and not a bedroom. Check-in time was after 5pm, not...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This lovely friendly B&B is ideally located. It is only a 5 minute walk to the Micklegate bar and excellent place to start the wall walk. We arrived to a friendly welcome from Helen the owner and this continued throughout our stay from all of her family. Bedrooms are clean and comfortable with tea & coffee facilities. Unfortunately the rooms...

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Being somewhat handicapped I requested a ground-level room and was delighted with its comfort and ambience. I was also pleased to find sufficient wall outlets to recharge all of the electronic stuff we seem to feel compelled to travel with these days. Also room to plus in my travel CPAP machine. Breakfast was marvelous and the staff were pleasant and...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Our stay was wonderful here! The place is very cute and so clean! Everyone was very friendly and they have such a cute dog! The room had everything you needed and very cute. They really go out of there way to make you feel at home. The breakfast selection is amazing as well. Thank you so much for a wonderful...

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Thank Stacey S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Comfortable rooms, quiet street, tasty breakfast, a personable and thoughtful host, and a friendly dog to boot! Really enjoyed our stay at The Farthings, which is walking distance from the historic center of York (Roman Walls, Micklegate, The Shambles, Yorkminster Abbey, and PUBS GALORE).

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Bangkok, Thailand
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...

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Dover, United Kingdom
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

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Thank Grace F
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.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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...

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

Additional Information about Farthings Guest House

Address: 5 Nunthorpe Avenue, York YO23 1PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: ₹ 5,413 - ₹ 6,831 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Farthings Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“all seemed quiet”
mitchy1965, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
120earln, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“do not book room 2”
moose1162, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book early. It is quiet throughout. I have used three of the nine rooms on my visits and all have been excellent.”
editor34, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Rooms 1 and 2.”
beverleyb838, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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