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Bowen House

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#58 of 206 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Castleford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent Friday and Saturday night at the Bowen. The premises was spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. The rooms warm and comfortable with tea & coffee making facilities. Flat screen TV, hairdryer and a comfortable bed plus a full selection of bathroom toiletries. At breakfast we were offered a range of cereals and fruits plus an option of choices on a... More 

Thank Albert L
Essex, England
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Beautiful Victorian building. Spotlessly clean. Only ten minute walk to city centre. Fantastic breakfast, excellent service and choice. Highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

Thank melannemark
BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for this review we are always grateful to know we are on the mark ! Regards Diane, Hope to see you again soon. More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend Gill (from Dundee) stayed here on a three night trip to York and we were very happy with the B&B. Diane made time to welcome us even though she was busy cleaning the place on her own. The room was very clean, nicely decorated and comfy. Breakfast was lovely and the girls that took your order... More 

Thank AntonioMacaronio3101
BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, it is good to know that the girls are doing a good job. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

10 minute walk to city walls, York Minster and The Shambles. Comfortable bed, off road parking, delicious freshly cooked breakfast, friendly and helpful host. Would definitely recommend Bowen House for anyone planning a visit to York.

Thank Champs01
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights during the week with my partner and parents and we had a lovely stay. Location was excellent, few minutes walk to main attractions. Rooms were lovely, we stayed in the king size room, bed was very comfy and everwhere was beautifully decorated and extremely clean. Had a little tray with coffee tea and biccys.... More 

Thank sarahmully
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I spent a weekend in York and stayed at Bowen House. I would highly recommend this B & B! It is very nicely decorated and the breakfasts were delicious! The rooms are a good size and the B & B is well located! Everybody involved in the running of the B & B were very friendly and... More 

Thank Jessica R
Hawkes Bay
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This B&B is close to all the major attractions in York. It is an easy walk to the train station and the Minster, Shambles and good restaurants. The rooms are comfortable, the hosts welcoming and the breakfast excellent. My room was quiet, the bed comfortable and it was spotlessly clean. A very pleasant stay!

Thank HawkesBayDaisy
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

New renovated and very comfortable guest house within walking distance of city centre. Warm welcome from host Diane and superb breakfast served in the airy conservatory . The b&b has only be reopened for a couple weeks following flood damage late last year. The owners have worked tirelessly to reopen and I wish them every success and hope to make... More 

Thank combatkaz
Swindon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lovely cosy room, spotlessly clean. Well stocked tea and coffee making tray. Bathroom fresh and very clean. Nice little touches like cotton wool, earbuds, tissues etc. Very comfy bed with nice linen. Breakfast excellent. Tea and coffee plentiful. York really is 10 minutes to walk - a great location. Would not hesitate to stay again.

Thank Harris1268
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The owners Diane & Peter have done a great job getting it reopened after the xmas floods. The Superior room is amazing, king size bed, huge TV, chairs to sit and watch TV in, or move the TV to watch from the bed. The room was complete with a well stocked hostess tray as well as 2 dressing gowns, hairdryer... More 

Thank Jayne W
BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review it is appreciated, glad you had the chance to enjoy our new room and hope to see you again in the future, regards Diane More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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: ₹ 5,963 - ₹ 7,540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bowen House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“We had room 3 and it was lovely.”
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“Room 3 was excellent”
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