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YORK Centre MONKS RETREAT 4 mins from the Minster

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Relaxing Retreat
Splendid cottage style apartment.
Walk pass the Minster after a lovely meal in one of York's many restaurants.
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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PRICING. Book a three night stay starting on a Monday and get the Thursday night free, please message me with your dates and I will send you a special offer. Says longer than 7 nights will attract a large discount which is automatically shown when you add you dates. MONKS RETREAT This beautifully furnished holiday apartment provides a hideaway for couples. Just a 4-minute walk to the magnificent Minster and the heart of the vibrant city, with it's fine shops and restaurants, street entertainers and riverside bars. York 's historic buildings, ancient walls, gardens, river cruises and delightful tangle of narrow streets which make it a pleasure just to wander and relax. The central location means that you don't need the car as all the attractions are within walking distance, many of our ...PRICING. Book a three night stay starting on a Monday and get the Thursday night free, please message me with your dates and I will send you a special offer. Says longer than 7 nights will attract a large discount which is automatically shown when you add you dates. MONKS RETREAT This beautifully furnished holiday apartment provides a hideaway for couples. Just a 4-minute walk to the magnificent Minster and the heart of the vibrant city, with it's fine shops and restaurants, street entertainers and riverside bars. York 's historic buildings, ancient walls, gardens, river cruises and delightful tangle of narrow streets which make it a pleasure just to wander and relax. The central location means that you don't need the car as all the attractions are within walking distance, many of our guests never move the car during their stay. If you do have a car you can visit Yorkshires two National Parks or the Yorkshire coast and see the countryside in the day while having your choice of all York's fine restaurants at night. Free parking is provided in a gated car park just a minutes walk away, you can bring the car to the front door to load and unload. We try and think of everything you will need, even down supplying dressing gowns for your use. We welcome babies and we can provide a travel cot and highchair at no extra cost. Please ask if you have any special needs or requests. Monks Retreat has a full sized Sainsury's just two minutes walk away so you don't have the hassle of packing groceries to bring with you, you can just shop as you need to.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The apartment is in a courtyard development with permanebt residents as your neighbors, therefore we request that noise is kept to a minimum after 10.30 pm. Strictly no parties.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Philip and Mary N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2009
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is the 2nd time my wife and I have stayed at Monks Retreat. Mary and Philip are wonderful hosts. They greeted us when we arrived and made sure we were familiar with the appliances and all the other things about the flat. The flat...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank darhlj
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Have often stayed in County house just around the corner but this was a last minute booking. What a find. Beautifully appointed apartment with everything you need included. Comfy bed, good shower & bath & cosy sitting room. Even fluffy bathrobes provided. Clever use of...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Armstrong1808
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great location and perfect for us, unfortunately had to leave early due to illness and ended up in hospital!, so I am late posting a review, but this place was perfect. We want to come back next year and maybe try out your other property...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank dametwiddy
Management response:Responded 29 November 2017

Thank you for your review, I sorry your next trip was to hospital. I hope you are much better now and looking forward to Christmas. Our other Apartment is called Couty House Retreat (www.tripadvisor.co.uk/VacationRentalReview-g186346-d1819003 ) or you can call us o 07754991795. We would love...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

1st stay here and am already recommending to friends. Started with cream tea provided by the hosts and them sharing maps and hints for where to go and how to get the best from York. Appartement is luxuriously done with everything you could need. It's...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank Liney223
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is our 2nd stay at Monks Retreat which is located within walking distance of all the great locations and a variety of great restaurants that York has to offer. Philip and Mary are the perfect hosts and go out their way to give you...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Graham M
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Normally would have stayed in a Hotel for our stay however the online reviews for the property influenced us to book this apartment. Very central location, easy to find with sat nav address provided by owners. Very warm and friendly welcome on arrival by the...More

Date of stay: December 2016
2  Thank IsabelDurham
Management response:Responded 16 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. I'm glad you liked our Advent Village and had a good time. Mary

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Everything you would expect and much more. Five minutes walk from the Shambles and a Sainsbury's just around the corner plus secure parking. Highly recommended,

Date of stay: November 2016
2  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 30 January 2016

we stayed here in december instead of our normal hotel, and we are so glad we did, we were met with a wonderful welcome, including local beer, tea, coffee, bread, milk, scones and even chocolate, the apartment had everything you could want it was home...More

Date of stay: December 2015
2  Thank sueandytipton
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Mary and Phil are the best hosts! Wonderful presentation of local beer and a cream tea when we arrived - perfect after the arduous journey. They also could not have been more helpful with information and furnishing our requests. The apartment itself was well appointed,...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank MP282014
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We stayed at Monks Retreat, York for a week and enjoyed every minute. In spite of the horrific traffic Mary and Philip greeted us on arrival with local beers, cake and scones. Just what we needed. The location of the apartment was in a gated...More

Date of stay: March 2014
4  Thank aliboots
Management response:Responded 22 March 2014

Thank you for posting your review we really appreciate it. We are glad you had a good time and your are right just wandering the streets of York is lovely,...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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A city centre location within 4 minutes walk of the Minster and close to many shops, restaurants and attractions. It's about a 15-minute walk from the Railway/Bus Station and there is an electronically gated private car park for those who bring a car.
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