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A smart riverside apartment, situated in the heart of York.
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A smart riverside apartment, situated in the heart of York.
A perfect base for exploring the historic city of York with its many tourist attractions Bathroom with shower over bath.
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85 reviews
A smart riverside apartment, situated in the heart of York.
A perfect base for exploring the historic city of York with its many tourist attractions
Bathroom with shower over bath.
Fully equipped kitchen
Views from the terrace, across the city centre to York Minster and Cliffords Tower
Everything you need for a celebration, romantic break ....or to simply chill out
Fully equipped for self catering
Fully equipped for self catering
Comfy king size (5') bed with pocket sprung mattress
Quality cotton bed linen and towels
1st floor apartment, overlooking Skeldergate and hotel gardens
FREE parking in secure underground car park.
The communal terrace overlooks the River Ouse
Stroll the historic streets to find a huge variety of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants
Famous Shambles is just a 10 minute walk away
Enjoy the historic city sights nearby.
Clifford's Tower and the Castle Museum are just across the river
York's Christmas market
Everything you need for a great city break. ENJOY!!
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
York, North Yorkshire, England

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SimM81
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Lovely apartment, brilliant location & fabulous service!”
Reviewed 30 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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person found this review helpful

Just got back from a 2 night stay here. Maggie (the owner) was fantastic throughout the whole process & made us feel valued. She met us there & was very helpful and friendly. We appreciated the extra touches - asking us which bread & milk we preferred prior to our visit & the complimentary wine & chocolates.
The apartment itself is spotless & has everything you could possibly need. It's in an ideal location - we walked everywhere & appreciated the free secure parking.
We will definitely book again when we return to York.
Brilliant break.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
13 Sep 2014
Thanks for your review. Getting things right is important to us and such glowing feedback is very rewarding! Your comfort is always our top priority but, yes, we agree the location and parking is a real bonus! Hope you and your family will return. Thanks, Maggie & Mike
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Sandra H
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“This is a real gem of an apartment with the guests comfort being a priority”
Reviewed 26 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

13 emperors wharf is a fantastic place to stay with the guests every need taken care of .The lounge has two comfy sofas ,with a table for dining and tv and free wifi .It has lovely large windows which make it bright and airy. The whole apartment is beautifully decorated in a modern style with wooden flooring .The bedroom has lots of storage and comfy bed and luxurious bedding .The bathroom has bath as well as a shower and all tiled ,everything is done to a high spec .The kitchen is well equipped with oven ,hob ,washer/dryer ,microwave and tea ,coffee ,sugar provided ,maggie also asked us what bread ,milk wine we liked for our welcome pack .Everthing about this place is outstanding with all you need and more for a stay in York it is a short walk into town with lots to look at on the way .We think York is a very special place and so is this apartment book it you won't be disappointed ,and much better value than staying in a hotel .Maggie the owner is lovely ,on our day of leaving my husband took poorly ,she drove us to the hospital ,looked after our luggage ,came back for us a few hours later and drove to the train station ,all whilst getting the apartment ready for her next guest ,she is a very special lady ,without her kindness and help I'm not sure what we would have done .Thank you maggie we will be back soon .

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Liked best: Everthing !
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
13 Sep 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's so nice to feel appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your stay at Emperors Wharf in beautiful York. I look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Maggie
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Will C
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Impossible to criticise.”
Reviewed 20 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

What a delightful property and a lovely host. This is a delightful apartment set in a convenient and pleasant location, with secure parking and everything you could need for a short break.

Pluses:
- Great host(ess) who provided milk, bread, some alcohol, treats and a very felxibile approach, plus kept in contact before to ensure everything was in order for us.
- An immaculate and well kept apartment.
- Perfect location for the city, also for cycling/running.
- Secure parking in an allocated space.
- A reasonable rate for what you get.

Suggestions:
There are minor and in the interest of balance...
- A few more utensils would be useful.
- Perhaps some of the furniture could be more comfortable (but I understand holiday lets dictate the need for functional and good value furniture).

I would recommend this property to any couples looking for a few days in York, and of course the city is a fantastic attraction in itself.

Thank you Maggie--we and/or members of our family may well return in the future.

Will and Emily.

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Liked best: Location, cleanliness, welcome.
Liked least: Furniture and road noise.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities
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Management Response
25 Aug 2014
Thanks for your review and constructive feedback. Delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Maggie
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Jenny D
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A brilliant place to stay near the centre of York!”
Reviewed 25 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Maggie was so helpful even before we arrived - and this continued throughout our stay of over a week. The apartment is beautifully kept and in a superb location just a few minutes (almost level) walk from York's many attractions. The underground car park is a real help in a city where parking is difficult - and there's even a lift up to the first floor. There are food shops within a few minutes walk, a large choice of restaurants nearby, and pleasant circular walks out of town along the river and back over the Millennium Bridge.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 Aug 2014
So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon. Maggie
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ScotlandW...
Scotland
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A1 Accommodation”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We have just spent a most enjoyable three day break in this lovely apartment. We were met by the owner who showed us around the flat and explained everything to us as well as advising on local places of interest. Tasteful décor , spotless clean and extra touches supplied were the "icing on the cake" all making a most enjoyable stay.

Will definitely recommend to our friends and hope to return next year

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Liked best: Comfort of flat and central position
Liked least: Really no dislikes
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
22 Jul 2014
Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to welcome you and look forward to seeing you again next year.
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