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Hillcrest Guest House

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80Somewhat walkable
Grade: 80 out of 100
383Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
118Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
Enjoyed our weekend at the Hillcrest Guest House. Great location, only a short walk into the city. Staff was very friendly, food delicious. Bedroom clean, warm and very quiet bed was very comfortable.
Thank Mariehawkins
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 Sep 2014
Just returned from a two night mini break to York. This was our first trip to York and we took ages deciding where to stay, the choice was endless! After much deliberation we decided to book the Hillcrest, and so glad we did. Well located only a short walk to the centre and attractions such as the train museum which was absolutely fantastic. The addition of private parking at the Hillcrest was a huge bonus, so no worries about where we could leave our car. The owner Lena was lovely, very welcoming, friendly and extremely helpful. The room was spotless and very comfortable. Breakfast was freshly cooked, good choice and very tasty!
IUnfortunately this is Lena and her husbands last season which we were sorry to hear.Fully understand the pressures encountered running a B&B and you now wanting a 'normal' life again! All the best to you both in your future ventures.
1 Thank Julieandpaul123
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 Sep 2014
I am afraid to say we were expecting a little more. We chose this B&B family room that was a little more pricey so that we could truly enjoy our stay in York. Yes it was close to all of the attractions and the host was lovely and she attended to all our needs.She was the one big positive. I am not sure what the other rooms were like, but ours was pretty average. It was a top floor, windowless, airless room, with a tiny ensuite and no room to move. It was very basic. Certainly not a place to relax after a day out. We would not recommend.
2 Thank Hopecat
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 Aug 2014via mobile
Absolutely loved staying here, from the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. Lena is so bubbly and happy all the time, very informative about places to visit & things to do in & around York.She cooks an amazing breakfast. The room we stayed in was cleaned everyday with fresh towels, absolutely spotless. it's ideally situated 10 mins from the centre of York and 10 mins from the races. All in all will definitely be staying again.
Thank Keza1973
Fcde H
Reviewed 20 Aug 2014via mobile
a very nice place and Lena is so kind and provided us a lot of useful informations about visiting, eating, everything! very nice rooms and fast wi-fi! The place is 15 minutes walk from the station and York Minster, very quiet and clean. Very good breakfast too!
Thank Fcde H
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"The top floor family room was not one I would stay in again."
19 Sep 2014
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"1st floor better as attic rooms have restricted headroom & are smallish. There are ground floor rooms..."
30 Sep 2012
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"Very welcoming staff."
12 Aug 2012
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"Ask for the downstairs family room for two singles and one double bed."
3 Mar 2012
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