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County House - Grand landmark building with gated parking
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County House - Grand landmark building with gated parking
Lounge with French doors to private patio Bedroom made up with a superking bed
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41 reviews
County House - Grand landmark building with gated parking
Lounge with French doors to private patio
Bedroom made up with a superking bed
Fully equiped kitchen
Patio Doors let in the sunshine
Lounge
Dining kitchen
Lounge/Dining
Lounge/Dining
Kitchen/Diner
Outside Dining
Private patio
Bedroom - made up with Twin Beds
Bedroom showing extra bed, sleeping 3 people
Bathroom with shower over bath
Imposing entrance hall in County House
County House taken from the Minster roof - the large building just above the spires
Near the city walls and gateway- only 2 minutes walk
Near the Minster - only 4 minutes walk
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
York, North Yorkshire, England

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Excellent - based on 41 reviews
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loveholid...
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Wonderful stay”
Reviewed 8 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

What a wonderful place to stay ,excellent welcome by Mary and Philip with a wide knowledge of yorks history, everything you need in the apartment all good quality things with some lovely goodies to make us welcome , we never usually stay in much when in self catering but it has been so nice we have eaten in most nights so cosy , the garden is really nice place to sit out and it is quiet here at night no one to disturb you, we will be coming back again , York has so much to offer lots to see and do ,

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Liked best: We liked everything just perfect in everyway
Liked least: Nothing everything spot on
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Wikus_de...
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Centrally located, spacious and immaculate.”
Reviewed 3 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013
1
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Prompt and friendly service. The property is located in a quiet area in an imposing, recently renovated building, within a few minutes walk of the Minster. A Sainsbury's Supermarket is within a short walking distance from the apartment. Private parking is available. The friendly owner met us on arrival, showing us through the property. Nice touches were scones and jam, parkin, milk etc. awaiting us on our arrival. The property is in an immaculate condition. The ceilings are high and windows large. The kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances and a coffee filter, but does not have a dishwasher. The lounge has a large flat screen TV with decoder. We did not make use of the mini Hi-Fi.

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Liked best: Walking distance to the Minster.
Liked least: The property does not have a dishwasher.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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gemnoz
newcatle
1 review
“excellent first trip away with our 10 month old”
Reviewed 28 February 2013 for a stay in February 2013

We arrived for our first trip away with our ten month old daughter and were greated with an afternoon tea for us and a little chocolate bird for her, which she immediately devoured!The apartment is immaculately clean with every utensil you could possibly need in the kitchen, and a travel cot and high chair were provided which was a great help to us. There is even access to the apartment through a side door which was much easier with a pushchair. It is in a great location within easy walking distance of the tourist attractions in the centre of York. We would definitely stay here again.

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janet M
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“amazing find in York”
Reviewed 19 November 2012 for a stay in November 2012
1
person found this review helpful

the owners gave such a friendly warm welcome, with cakes, coffee and wine etc to greet us on arrival (where else would you have such kindness?)
perfect location for exploring the city
spotless throughout
comfortable with all the supplies you could ever want/need

(just wish my visit was longer....)

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Rosie375
preston lancashire
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“fantastic apartment can highly Reccomend !!!!”
Reviewed 19 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012
8
people found this review helpful

county house Retreat is in an ideal location to explore the city of York Everything was on the doorstep, with no need for taxis or buses to get us to all York's superb attractions. The apartment itself was furnished to a very high standard, exceptionally clean and well appointed and the quiet, peaceful outside terrace was somewhere to relax with a glass of wine the owners mary and philip were lovely and couldn't have been more helpful with suggestions of places to eat and drink with the local sainsburysjust around the corner for your shopping. We would definately book this apartment again and have already recommended it to friends and family! We had a brilliant time and the quality of the apartment and it's ace location plus secure parking we didnt need to use the car all week as every thing so close contibuted hugely to a fantastic stay in York! thank you mary and philip we will be back soon

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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