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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I chose Safestay as it was very conveniently located for York train station, and seemed to have a reasonable price. The hostel is a refurbished Georgian house and is of very quality. The rooms were what to be expected from a mixed dorm in hostels that I have stayed at before. The staff were friendly and approachable. The breakfast offering...

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Redding, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel was quite easy to find and just a short walk from the train station. Receptionists were friendly and helpful. The room was nicely appointed, clean and modern - a little chilly but the bed comforters were plenty warm. I recommend this facility highly.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was a bit cold, but closing the shutters at night helped. They didn't tell me about the social room downstairs at check in. I think not many knew about it so it was a bit sparse. Bathroom floor gets wet so remove your socks. Decorations and building are really beautiful! Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked a bed for the night so I didn't have to get the last train home after a night with friends. I was a female staying in the hostel alone. When I arrived early the friendly staff allowed me to store my bag. The hostel is perfectly positioned close to the bars and the main shopping centre. The reception...

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gods value, ideal location. Staff helpful, room was tidy and clean. We had no hot water on arrival but staff resolved the problem quickly. There are many groups staying over which dies cause some noise. We were disturbed at 0530am by a stranger knocking at the door who refused to answer or communicate but continued to knock at the door...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful house spotlessly clean. Excellent location near station and city centre. Staff very friendly and helpful. Prices quite high at the weekend. Lacks self catering kitchen but you can use microwave and kettle

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Castleford
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff on arrival where extremely friendly and helpful. Bathroom not clean, bunk bed not put together correctly. Other guest had no respect for anyone and ran up and down the halls screaming and shouting until 5am!!

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SafestayEdinburgh, Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am so sorry that not all guests were respectful of everyone staying in the hostel. your other comments will be fed back to the relevant departments.

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a twin room with friend for 1 night with private bathroom. Ideal, practical and affordable for short stay trips. Its under 10 mins walk from york train station and is walking distance from york centre. The 24/7 reception provided great security and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The hostile has a locked luggage room you can...

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SafestayEdinburgh, Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, I hope that we will have an opportunity to welcome you back very soon.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

8 of us booked to go to york over night, we have been many times before. We decided to book the hostel as we were only looking for somewhere to put our heads down. I emailed the hostel as soon as we booked and asked them to allocate us in a room together, I had confirmation this had been done...

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Thank for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a great time in York.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here three nights in a dorm of 8 and I highly recommend. It's within walkable distance to railway station, city center, city walls, and all the attractions you may want to visit in York. Highly recommended.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Safestay York is set in a beautiful Georgian townhouse less than 10 minutes’ walk from York train station and even closer to the historic city centre. You’ll love the affordable accommodation and stylish social spaces, 24 hour reception and free Wi-Fi throughout. With twin, double and family en-suite rooms as well as en-suite and standard dormitories for 4 to 12 people there’s a bed for every budget. All bed linen is included and private rooms boast flat screen televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, and towels too. In dormitories Safestay’s own brand of bunk beds are fitted with a personal night-light and surrounded by privacy curtains, allowing for a comfortable night's sleep. There’s a locker for each bed too, making it easy to store your luggage and valuables. The four social spaces include a breakfast room, serving continental breakfast every day, a fully licensed bar, games room and heated courtyard. The hostel also has a laundry, bike racks and a luggage store for guests to use at their pleasure. The blend of the surreal and the traditional reflects the fairy tale feel of York, giving the hostel an individual charm of its own; whilst staying true to Safestay’s award winning design. Great for groups and individuals Safestay is York’s first choice hostel for the savvy traveller. Stay at Safestay York and you’ll be within easy walking distance of The York Minster, Clifford’s Tower, Jorvik Viking Centre, The Shambles, National Railway Museum, The York Dungeons and much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safestay York

Address: 88-90 Micklegate | Micklegate House, York YO1 6JX, England (Formerly Ace York - Boutique Hostel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: €16 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Safestay York 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Ask for a quiet room. Don't come if you want guest interaction. Good location”
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“Away from the local nightclub out back”
 of 5 bubbles 915Anna, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room - if such a one exists! Also ask for a lower bunk in advance (if you prefer).”
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“Top floor is quiet, but lots and lots of stairs!”
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