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Farthings Guest House

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#52 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

the hall as you come in says this is clean and well kept, you will not be dissapointed with rooms also to a high standard, Breakfast fresh cooked and plenty of it cold and hot, real local jams and preserves, hot teas fresh coffee, i will stay again,fantastic.

Thank mitchy1965
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I stayed her for a weekend, and cannot recommend it enough. The room was cosy and clean. I received a warm welcome and quickly settled in. You're spoiled for choice at breakfast with a fantastic choice of locally-sourced foods. I would definitely return if I'm back in the area!

Thank Earl N
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely guesthouse 10 / 15 minutes south of the city centre. Clean, great breakfast, easy to park, quiet. Owner is charming and very friendly. Comfortable warm room, ensuite small but it's there so no worries.

Thank Andrew K
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Pleasantly surprised by this stay. Comfortable room, friendly people running it who gave a warm welcome on arrival. Easy walking distance from station. Breakfast was wonderful, great choice of stuff to pick from. If I ever need a place to stay in York again it will more than likely be here

Thank CraigBrooks1985
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

hostess was lovely, breakfast was very good, and York is a great place to visit, however the room itself (ground floor) was very noisy (road and people coming in at night) the bed was far too soft for us and I ended up sleeping on the floor, and the permanent smell from the macerator in the toilet was quite bad....

Thank moose1162
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Friendly. Clean. Lovely food. Warm and welcoming. Farthings ticks all the boxes and is conveniently situated at walking distance from the City Centre, with on-street parking (with free Guest Permits). Helen and her mum make every effort to look after their guests and having stayed for 3 nights I can confirm that this place deserves its high ratings. One of...

Thank scruff1e
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I booked one night for a single room at Farthings. The experience totally beats my expectation. Room was tiny but classy/cozy, with everything you would expect from a hotel - in-room tea, coffee, cookies and even a bathrobe! Breakfast was another highlight. I ordered a full English breakfast and there's a breakfast bar that you can eat to your heart....

Thank Grace Wan-Ning L
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My fifth five-night visit in five years. Helen and her mother, Shireen offer a friendly welcome, a warm comfortable, clean room, huge tasty breakfasts and go out of their way to make you feel "one of the family". The guest house is in a quiet street within easy walking distance of the rail and bus station and the main shopping...

Thank editor34
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very comfortable stay here! As soon as we arrived, our hostess gave us a city map and marked the top spots and how to walk to them from Farthings. Our room was cutely decorated and comfortable- in room tea and coffee, large bed, the bathroom tiny but adequate. The only downside was the noise- the walls were...

Thank giginiky
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stayed here for one night on 12 th.september with my girlfriend when visiting York opera house. couldn't fault this lovely b&b.very clean bedroom and shower room with some nice little personal touches (toiletries/tea making facilities etc.) Friendly landlady,very helpful.Excellent breakfast with a good choice of fruit/cereal and cooked food.Would stay here again when in York and no problem recommending.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Farthings Guest House

Address: 5 Nunthorpe Avenue, York YO23 1PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: €78 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Farthings Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“all seemed quiet”
mitchy1965, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
120earln, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“do not book room 2”
moose1162, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book early. It is quiet throughout. I have used three of the nine rooms on my visits and all have been excellent.”
editor34, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Rooms 1 and 2.”
beverleyb838, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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