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Bowen House

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#44 of 193 B&Bs / Inns in York
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed three nights here and we couldn't fault it. We had a Good size room which is very tastefully furnished, breakfast was ample choice of hot and cold and the full English well cooked. Location is great a 5/ 10 minute walk out of the town walls. Off street parking available. Great value when we come back to York...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you Colin it was a pleasure to take care of you both and hope to see you again in the future, regards Diane

Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought Bowen House was an excellent place to stay while we were in York. We were made welcome from the moment we arrived to the moment we left, you really couldn't do better than to stay at this bed and breakfast.

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review it was good to have you all in our house, regards Diane

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very clean and comfortable facility. Parking is next door, if you are early enough to acquire one of the two spaces. We were. Otherwise, I presume you must find a spot on the crowded street. Leave the car and take the convenient walk to everything in old town York. The breakfast choices and service by Diane couldn't...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, hope you have enjoyed London. Regarding the car park, we actually get 4 cars on the car park - 4 rooms 4 car park spaces ! regards Diane

Chalfont St Peter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having arrived by motorbike during a freezing week in April, we were warmly welcomed by Diane and the room was a sanctuary of warm comfort. This Guest House is 10/10 for quality and comfort - soft fluffy towels, comfortable bed with good quality bed linen. Breakfast in the conservatory was excellent and Diane was very chatty and hospitable. Parking was...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and hope to see you again when you visit York and our beautiful county of Yorkshire, regards Diane

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Bowen House is the ideal place to stay for a nice break in York, it is well within walking distance of the centre of York. Approx 10-15 minutes walk. The room we stayed in was lovely with a comfy bed and lovely little features like an original fireplace. The room benefited from a quality TV and was excellent value for...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, I will try harder with the scramble eggs ! thanks Diane

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My wife and I stayed during last week end and we enjoyed it very much. We stayed in room 2 which was spacious and extremely comfortable. The proprietors Diane and Peter were very friendly and keep the whole house impeccably clean. The location is excellent with a 15minute walk to the city centre. The breakfast provided was lovely and we...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, it is much appreciated, regards Diane

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a very pleasant bed and breakfast in York. The home is modest but very quiet and comfortable. The hosts/owners are very gracious and friendly. The room is decent sized with a comfortable bed and good bathroom. It is about a 10 minute walk into town which provides a little separation form the noise and crowds of town but...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, positive feedback is always appreciated - regards Diane

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Spent 2 nights here in room 3 bed and breakfast. Fabulous English breakfast, and lovely room with nice furnishings. Helpful couple and overall a good b and b with parking. Breakfast served in conservatory.

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you, glad you enjoyed our accommodation and hope to see you back at Bowen House in the future - Diane

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Just spent the weekend at Bowen house for my 60th birthday and had a lovely time. Really good breakfast and the owners were lovely. We had the double superior room with king size bed, very comfortable. Just a short walk into city and close to lots of lovely bars and restaurants.

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Glad we were able to help make your 60th birthday memorable and hope you will return to Bowen House in the future - regards Diane and Peter

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This b&b was one of the best we have ever stayed in. Immaculate & well presented. Every detail has been thought of & very friendly owners, nothing is too much trouble. Its also a very short walk to the city center & has parking onsite, Very good breakfast, thanks for a great stay we'll be back!

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Thank you for your comments, we hope you will become regular guests at Bowen House, regards Diane

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diane and Peter offer a warm Yorkshire welcome at Bowen House. It’s a 10 minute stroll from the famous Shambles and York Minster. We offer five comfortable rooms, each has a TV, radio, tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. Free Wi-Fi and private off-street parking are available. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the bright and airy conservatory. The extensive menu includes a traditional full English breakfast. Special and vegetarian diets can be catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowen House

Address: Huntington Road | Huntington Road, York YO31 8RF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: ₹ 6,333 - ₹ 7,238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowen House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“all the rooms are good”
robertmacdonald12, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is the superior room and very nice”
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“We had room 3 and it was lovely.”
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