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BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel

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Nottm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed recently for a long weekend break. Strongly agree with the positive points in previous reviews. Very comfortable clean and warm room, friendly efficient staff, good car parking. Nice to be shown where your room is rather then just an explanation. Asked for a quiet room and got one, in fact we were surprised to see how many people were...

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DandGNottm, Thank you for your review. For a hotel manager you keep giving me the greatest of all gifts and that is your continued return visits. For that I thank you and as always look forward to your return. Regards Chris

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best western chain have, normally a good standard of hotel, this was exactly that. Comfortable,quiet but a bit tired and dusty in places. Ok for a short stay, especially if you're into walking as it's a bit out of the centre.

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AR A, Thank you for your review. All BESTWESTERN hotels are privately owed but the group do have some hotels nearer the centre where you can enjoy the hustle and bustle until the small hours. This hotel is a short walk or 0.9 of a mile from the Centre of city in a more relaxed and peaceful location. I...

Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is great for shopping in York, only a 20min stroll but you can get the bus if you need to, Hotel room was clean a little dated but comfortable and plenty of extra tea coffee and bathroom items at the main desk. The only down was the floor was very creaky but to finish on a high the...

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cementman50 Thank you for your review of the hotel I do hope you have a wonderful new Year and I hope to see you soon. Regards Chris

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Good place to stay in York. Nice swimming pool; polite, friendly and helpful staff; rooms are comfortable and reasonably priced. We had a twin room and although it was a bit small it was comfortable and what you'd expect from a city hotel. Breakfast was yummy.

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ltu00, What can I say, Great review. I take it you will be back and on that not don't forget that a simple call to 01904 625787 can save you money. Regards Chris

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We booked this hotel as it had a pool and wasn't too far from the city gates. Turn right out of the hotel and left at the first major junction and you're at the micklegate, fifteen minutes slow walk. There isn't any room service or evening meal but there is a local store five minutes walk from the hotel towards...

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian H Glad to see you had a good time I only wish you had let us know you preferred a real glass and we would have provided you with one. We put the plastic ones in the bathrooms for safety reasons. I do hope we see you again very soon. Regards Chris

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a weekend break with the wife. We both loved it. Clean and comfortable room. Quiet location out of city centre but close enough for a short walk to the centre. Great breakfast and lots of choice. Nice little bar. Plenty of parking. Nice indoor pool. Friendly and helpful staff. Even got shown to our room, a rarity...

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WestyandJude, Thank you for your kind review of the hotel I am pleased to see you had a great time. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and come back in January to spend all the vouchers Santa left for you. Regards Chris

Kerkdriel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Rooms are good and clean, beds are comfortable. A nice bar as well serving nice black sheep beer. Good swimming pool available as well. Enough parking space, walking distance to the city centre

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leopold M, I am so pleased you had a great stay if not a little disappointed with only 3 marks. When you come next time I hope to get 5 marks from you. Have a great Christmas and if your stuck for that special gift bring them to York I promise to do you a great deal. Regards Chris

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely little hotel, 10 min walk from city centre and station. Some great restaurants and nice litte pubs and bars on route. Because it's out of the way a bit it's very quiet. The staff are super friendly, and can't do enough to help you.

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MoffToff, People must think I write the reviews myself. I could not have summed it up in fewer words myself. A great, small intimate hotel yet having all the requirements one would expect of a 4* hotel. A reasonable sized SWIMMING POOL FREE to all guests. A FITTNESS ROOM FREE to all guests. A STEAM ROOM FREE to all...

Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff Clean and tidy but very dated couldn't walk around the room without the most annoying floorboards that squeaked consistently that defiantly needs addressing ! Also couldn't open windows for fresh air no evening restaurant either .

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SandraEvans41 I am sorry you did not entirely enjoy your stay. I refer you to a reply I made a few reviews ago that we have done the floors before but because of the age of the building the creaks keep coming back. As for the window I wish you had asked one of the staff they could have...

Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 19 November 2016

A good hotel for visiting York. Secure Parking available and an easy walk into the city center with all its attractions. Large room with a comfortable bed. The reception staff were very welcoming and helpful and even escorted us to our bed room which is a rear occurrence these days. Breakfast was good and varied.

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KILIMA, Manager at BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark P Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Thank you also for pointing out that we do indeed take each and every guest to the room instead of the usual oh its this or that way. On the subject of Parking we do have a large secure car park and for all guest who call...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel

Address: 129 Holgate Road, York YO24 4AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: ₹ 6,141 - ₹ 16,151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Kilima Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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