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“Lovely house with homely feel minutes away from...”

Review of Waverley

A cottagey look to a townhouse close the the city centre
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A cottagey look to a townhouse close the the city centre
The living room
The living room
The dining area
The newly fitted bathroom
Front bedroom
Front bedroom
Back Bedroom
Attic Bedroom
Attic en suite
Patio
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Townhouse -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
York, North Yorkshire, England

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Sandra T
Witham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely house with homely feel minutes away from city centre”
Reviewed 11 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Mary was a perfect hostess fresh milk and homemade brownies on our arrival. Key collection very easy great to park the car outside and be able to walk to any of the many sights of York. We used it as a base for a family wedding like a home from home very comfortable and enough space for 6 adults

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Nov 2015
I'm pleased you liked the house and enjoyed your stay in York (in spite of poor weather). Thank you for your review.
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Rebecca G
Essex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely house and very quiet.”
Reviewed 8 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Love the location of the house,it was really homely and Mary baked us some cakes when we first arrived.Our stay was for 2 weeks,our daughter loved the room at the top of the house,so much that she did not want to come home.Thank you Mary for renting out this little jem.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
9 Aug 2015
I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. Thank you for a lovely review and also for leaving the house spotlessly clean.
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Jacquelyn...
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Location Location”
Reviewed 9 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The location was excellent. We enjoyed not having to drive the car. Mary provided us with a parking permit allowing us to park outside the house. great to have access to a washing machine too.We enjoyed having a living room to sit in as well. The stairs were a real death trap, very steep and narrow.

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Liked best: The location to the city.
Liked least: the stairs. Very steep and narrow.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
13 Jul 2015
Glad you found the location convenient and enjoyed your stay in York. In this country steep staircases are commonplace in houses of this age and type. They are safe if you take care and use the handrail.
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LizzieKay...
Northumberland
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Just what we wanted for a busy AND relaxing few days with the family”
Reviewed 26 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Great little house in this great little city. Very convenient yet quiet location. You do not need a car to stay here and enjoy York. But parking is no problem if you do bring a car.
The house is very homely with lots of nooks and crannies and bits and bobs. Many holiday homes are a bit bare - not this one. It feels much loved. Beds and sofas are all comfy. Great to have 2 showers and both were excellent. Lots of big fluffy towels provided. Plenty of room and equipment for 4 of us. Mary was very welcoming and made us a lovely cake on our arrival even though we were only staying a few days.
There is so much to do and see in York it is great to be out and about but also great to stay in and relax at Waverley St with lots of games to play and books to read. The backyard is a perfect little flowery bower in the mornings when the sun shines. You can hear the Minster bells and not a lot else. Bliss.

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Liked best: Comfortable and convenient, well equipped.
Liked least: Rather blunt kitchen knives but have had worse.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
26 Jun 2015
What a lovely review! Thank you. Do come back when you can.
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caroley83...
Welshampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quirky little house, full of charm in a convenient location.”
Reviewed 22 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We had a lovely holiday in York. Picked up the key from Mary, who showed us round and had made some cakes for us. Explained the parking situation and how everything worked. Easy to walk into York so we didn't need the car so much, as there so much to do in the city. There were plenty of books to read and jigsaws to do in the evening.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
22 Jun 2015
So glad you enjoyed the house and your stay in York. Thank you for your review.
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