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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought the location was good, had to wait around for hen party muppets. Maybe they could have had another member of staff front of house. Only a minor thing and not really the staff's fault York attracts a lot of riff-raff now...

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very helpful and friendly, and the rooms were clean, and the building had a pleasant vibe. Brilliant location. However, I was without a pillow on my first night and was kept awake almost all night by a very rowdy group of guests in my room. It was also a little inconvenient to not have a power socket...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I paid £15 for 1night's stay and for that price, I was very impressed. Great location within city centre, away from traffic noise. Friendly staff. Clean amenities including bedding, shower room, dining area etc. Just REMEMBER to bring a padlock and earplugs. Padlock to use the cage underneath the bed to store belonging. Earplugs just incase you can't sleep due...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Safestay is located near the train station and bus stop. The city center is just a 10-min walk from the hostel. The staff are friendly and helpful. Facilities like bathroom and beds are well-kept, offering a nice experience of accommodation.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely girls on reception. Said as our room was ready and let us Check in early instead of just leaving luggage which was an unexpected surprise 😊 Similarly nice lad at checkout let us leave luggage all day and pick up in evening on way to train station. Very helpful service! Only negative was that I thought £70 a bit...

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a private room for four people, only to find on arrival that we had 4 beds within an 8 bedroom dormitory. We had paid a higher price for a private room and we didn't even have the consolation of obtaining the cheaper shared room rate. We found that many other groups staying there had been duped in the...

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Pete, I have been in contact with the online agents that you made your booking through, and as the reception team informed you, the accommodation had been booked to match what had been requested by them. If you have any other information that differs please get in contact directly with myself. Andrew Wingrove - General Manager.

Manchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place only a few rowdy room sharing people, however place was great! Rooms were large and beds had great privacy curtains. Bar area was lovely, close to town, and breakfast was fantastic if you want it.

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Nanjing County, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

这里的感觉非常好,员工热情帮助我,我的英文不好,她帮助我订票,厨房干净,公共区域十分整洁,价格合适,总之体验非常棒。 I can speek English a little only. I express my mind so difficuty,I from China. The hostel I have staied is a nice hostel,It is a satisfy feeling forme.I will live here again.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at safestay exceed on every occasion, very warm, friendly people. The facilities are of a high standard, with massive common grounds, including a social room in the basement, a bar, outside space with heaters and a large kitchen/dinning room. The dorms are extremly practical with comfty bunks and curtains. Bathrooms are more simplistic but provide functional area to...

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your lovely feedback on your recent stay with us and we hope that you enjoyed your time in our cityof York. Andrew

kuala lumpur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I paid the cheapest and did not expect much but when I entered the dorm, it was above average indeed luxury alike for a dorm with en-suite and another brilliant part is the private curtain for each bunkbed. Very clean, even the bedsheet had fresh smell. Wifi was fast and I was 2 movies at a night. This hostel is...

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wingrove100, General Manager at Safestay York, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for you review of your stay at the Safestay in York. Hope that you can find the oportunity to visit York again in the future and let us be your choice of accommodation. Andrew

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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: €18 - €124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Safestay York 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Four bed en-suite is very good quality and value for money”
 of 5 bubbles SakuraDragon85, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“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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 of 5 bubbles mkyni, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor is quiet, but lots and lots of stairs!”
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