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Barbican House

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#37 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights with a friend in the spacious twin room, it was clean, comfortable and the new owner was so lovely, couldn't do enough for us to make our stay enjoyable - he even offered to run us to the train station when the taxi was late! We'll definitely be back.

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional B&B of a very high standard, easy to find and an easy walk into the centre of York. The new owners are very welcoming, and could not be more helpful. Our room was clean, warm and comfortable, with high-quality toiletries, tea, coffee, biscuits and a decanter of sherry as well.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't recommend this luxury b+b enough it's like a home from home clean and comfortable room with complimentary tea coffee and biscuits and we even had complimentary sherry in our room. Good choice of food for breakfast very well cooked. Barbican house was only a few minutes walk to the barbican theatre so ideal if you are seeing a...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2nd stay here , this time with brand new owners We had an asolutely fabulous time, our ground floor room was spotless, we received a lovely warm welcome, breakfast was beautifully presented, quality ingredients, and tasty It was a pleasure to meet the new owner, a former ghurka soldier Nothing is too much trouble, we can't wait to return...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very pleasant couple of nights at the Barbican House. The weather was freezing outside but our room was warm and welcoming. Very clean room and bathroom. Excellent wifi and easy to watch TV from the bed. The location was ideal for us - our son at the Uni of York could walk to us in 5 mins and...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Just spent a weekend here with my partner. We are 25 and 31 years old and were fancying a break away. We booked the Barbican because of the reviews on here and we were not disappointed. Upon arrival we were greeted cheerfully and given plenty of information about the b&b and about York city. The place itself is stunning and...

1Thank Michael R
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My partner and I spent five days in York during a post-Christmas winter trip to England, and let me tell you that our stay at Conway Cottage (a sub-unit of Barbican House) was by far the best self-catering experience we have ever had. The cost was quite reasonable, especially with the favorable exchange rate nowadays, and the owner, Adrian Bradley,...

Thank Footpathsforall
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic bed and breakfast in a great location at the end of Fossgate. Short walk past an eclectic mix of bars, cafes and shops to the centre of York. Great host, off street parking, exceptional cleanliness, and complimentary sherry to set you on your way. Adrian was good enough to let us leave our car in the car park all...

1Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as our first time visiting York, what a lovely B and B, host were very helpful and charming, the ensuite room we had (room 7) was spotlessly clean with everything you could need and more, very luxurious, we was downstairs and right on main road but unless you are a light sleeper the traffic...

1Thank Donna C
South yorkshire
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ann & Adrian were really welcoming. Our room was good and the bed so comfortable. Nice touches- decanter of Croft sherry, lovely toiletries and a tray full of coffees, teas and biscuits as well as bottled water replenished each day. Breakfast cooked, by himself, delicious. Really close to the Barbican theatre so perfect for our gig there

1Thank yorkshirelass39

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Family run Victorian Guest House overlooking the famous medieval City Walls of York. All our rooms are individually decorated to compliment the charm and character of the Victorian period but with but with luxury bathroom facilites. Our rooms are en-suite and have double glazing, central heating, ceiling fans, radio/alarm, Wide screen TV/DVD, tea and coffee making facilities and chocolate biscuits with a complimentary decanter of Sherry, 500 meters to City Centre and 800 to York University. We have 4 King size en-suite rooms, 2 twin en-suite rooms, 2 double en-suite rooms and 1 suite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barbican House

Address: 20 Barbican Road, York YO10 5AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: ₹ 5,831 - ₹ 8,666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barbican House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“No. 3 at top of house was quiet and felt very comfortable. Quite a few stairs, so not for the infirm!”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at Conway Cottage, a self-catering apartment within Barbican House.”
 of 5 bubbles Footpathsforall, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 3 which is beautifully appointed and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles LeeC929, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at top of house. 37 stairs to climb so may not be ideal for people who have difficulty negotiating stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles doreenthompson, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think any room would have been fine”
 of 5 bubbles Redwine69, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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