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Best Western Kilima Hotel

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Room & Suite (133)
Dining (24)
Certificate of Excellence

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The BESTWESTERN Kilima hotel is a privately run family feel hotel with 26 bedrooms. Located on the west side of the historic city of York we are a 10-15 minute walk to the bar walls and a further 5-10 to the city centre. We are on two bus routes and busses go every 10-15 minutes. Taxis are around £5.00. We have our own car park (free to guest who book direct with the hotel otherwise £5.00 per day) as well as an indoor swimming pool and small fitness room. All rooms are en-suite and all have flat screen TV and free coffee and tea making facilities. We pride ourselves on our friendly relaxed approach as well as our drive to make every guest stay as enjoyable as possible.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast Available
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Residential Neighbourhood
HOTEL CLASS

Location

Full view
65Somewhat walkable
Grade: 65 out of 100
60Restaurantswithin 1 km
23Attractionswithin 1 km
749Reviews
268Photos
14Q+A
100Room tips
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We took our granddaughter and had a lovely visit, the room was really cosy and pool was fab, the steam room was the best we've found in a hotel. Breakfast was very pricey so we opted to eat out but overall we would definately go back.x
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Response from KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear D6777TUmichellet, I was pleased to see you had such a great time with your granddaughter at the hotel. We are very lucky to have the swimming pool as not many hotels do. I am sorry you found our breakfast to be a little expensive for you. However with all that we offer at breakfast time I think it is very good value but it is always up to the individual. I do hope to see you all again soon. Regards Chris
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We stayed for one night but had a very postive experience. The staff were delightful form the beginning of the stay to the end. The breakfast staff were absolutely delightful, nothing too much trouble and the right level of cheeriness for first thing in the morning. The hotel
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Response from KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear melooarnie, Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. I will be passing on your comments to all the staff. Don't forget to give us a call next time on 01904 625787 for the best possible rate and free parking. Regards Chris
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A winter break at the beginning of February & we wanted to stay in York. It’s all year round pricey, it’s never cheap to go to York but this place was a bargain. We arrived on a snowy Friday evening but the welcome was so warm from Chris, he is absolutely made for his job
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Response from KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear LisyB, Thank you so much for your very kind review of the hotel. I will pass your comments on to all the staff. You are correct with saying the best price is direct on 01904625787 as we do you a discount from the internet and free parking. I look forward to your next visit. Regards Chris
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Hotel was very quiet but everything was of a pleasant standard. Handily placed for York centre and local bars and restaurants. The menu looked good but we decided to eat eslsewhere. Had a drink i nthe bar which was downstairs in the old crypt. Breakfast was nice with quick
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Response from KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Kevin B, Thank you for your review of the hotel. I hope we see you soon. Regards Chris
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Lovely hotel, very clean. Free parking when you book direct with the hotel! Staff are really friendly, particularly Chris, The Hotel Manager. It's about a 20 minute walk into York City centre. Would definitely recommend.
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Response from KILIMA, Manager at Best Western Kilima Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear 1972Joanne, Thank you for your review I cant wait till your return. Chris
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Hi, We have a swimming pool indoor and a steam room as well as a small fitness room. regards chris
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Hi It takes no longer than 15 minutes. The busses go from outside the hotel and a taxi would cost around £5.00
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10M long and 5M wide
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Full English served at the table in a lovely cool 'cellar'
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It all depends on the rate you book but to be sure give us a call on 01904 625787 to make your booking
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"Room overlooking parking lot was very quiet"
"The room we stayed in had the noisest floor boards in England!"
"Request a ground floor room if you find stairs a challenge."
"Dont consider this hotel - much better hotels nearer to city centre"
"Ask for room in original building if you appreciate Victorian features."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 87 - US$ 269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western yorkyork best western
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandYorkshireYork
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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