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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Had a lovely stay at Holmlea, breakfast delivered to the room each morning with a happy smiley lady. Rooms were lovely, nice comfortable bed and clean en-suite, spotless, a nice fresh deco too. Kettle, tea, biscuits etc in the room. Free parking which is a bonus in York! Roughly 12 mins walk to the river passing some lovely little shops...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just came back from a 1 night stay at Holmlea Guest House. It's a lovely little B&B about a 15 minute walk away from York centre. Free parking right outside was really handy too! We stayed in room 5 which was small but perfect for a night or two. There was plenty of complimentary tea and coffee and the TV...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family room with 3 beds and a small en-suite. The beds were comfortable, the TV worked, the breakfast was fine. It was really good value and a lot of thought had clearly gone into presentation of the room and breakfast. My Iranian friend was impressed with the cleanliness of it all and we were well set up...

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for taking the time to post your lovely review. How wonderful that your friend's experience was a positive one. I hope you will both come and stay again in the very near future. I have taken your comments on board and and will look into fitting a shelf in the shower if we deem it hygienic to...

northamptonshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute I stepped onto the stunning tiled pathway and saw the spring floral wreath on the front door I knew this was going to be a gem and I wasn't wrong, with the lovely, welcoming and helpful hosts (and trust me, I've met many who don't fill that remit). I was offered a choice of two very pretty...

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Oh wow, thank-you so much for your lovely review! It was lovely to meet you and we are so pleased that your enjoyed your stay with us at Holmlea, we aim to please! We know we're not The Ritz but we've all experienced bland, cold, characterless bed & breakfasts and our remit has always been to offer a cosier, more...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free parking if you book direct, about 15 minutes walk into York, breakfast is brought to you room you can choose the time, only downside is narrow stairs, we were in the attic so 2 loads of stairs, toilet has a 'sani box' thing attached so if neighbours go to the toilet at 3am can wake you up, lovely views...

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. Sorry about the stairs, I'm afraid it's a disadvantage to an old house but the views make up for it. We are in the process of addressing our WiFi issues in the building so hopefully by the time you return we will have sorted it out. Thank-you for...

Market Rasen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely clean immaculate Guest House and such a lovely well presented surprise breakfast. We could not have chosen better. Just round the corner from my wife's Son's home. Will definitely recommend to our friends and family. Guarantee we will be revisiting.

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for taking the time to post a lovely review, it really helps us so much and we appreciate the time it takes. We would love to welcome you back and include you in our little band of happy Holmlea folk! Please book direct with me for the best rates. Best wishes and a happy Spring! Sara

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a return visit with hubby this time. Happened to mention when booking that it was our ruby wedding weekend. On arrival was a ruby bottle of wine in our room and a card from the lovely host, Sara. Hubby nearly died laughing at the meerkat wallpaper and loved the querkiness of Holmlea. However, am not sure I'll bring him...

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Prunella! So very lovely to welcome you back to Holmlea and to meet Tristram. You're too kind and made me blush! Thank-you for the very kind review which helps us enormously. I look forward to seeing you both again very soon and in the meantime have a very happy Spring! Best wishes, Sara

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my other half stayed here for two nights over the weekend and we're really glad this is where we chose! It was cosy, comfy and so peaceful on the little quiet residential street it's located. We felt really safe and only a 10-15 minute walk to the centre, you can't fault the location. There's also some lovely looking...

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Oh wow what a wonderful review! Thank-you so very much for taking the time to write this, it helps us so much as a small business. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Yes our rates are always the most competitive if you book direct with us and if you...

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night. The location is perfect! It's a short 10 minute walk straight into the city centre, the accommodation also provides you with a parking permit so you don't have to worry about parking charges. The room is spacious and had a small en-suite with a shower. The room was clean and tidy....

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for taking the time to post a lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Were sorry about the noise you experienced in the house, if any guest experiences an unacceptable level or noise from another room then please contact us as soon as possible and we are happy to speak to the...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I throughly enjoyed my two night stay at Holmlea. Thanks to Sara! Communication: Prior to arrival was great, with clear instructions on parking and access. This was particularly useful as I was arriving late after a long drive. Room: Lovely double room (no.5) with en suite. Loved the decor and spotless. The room was lovely and warm when I arrived...

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Sara A, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank-you so very much for such an insightful review, we enjoyed having you stay. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Holmlea and look forward to welcoming you back to us. Please book direct with me for our best rates and hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Best wishes, Sara

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holmlea is a 10-15 minute walk into the centre of York, between the race course and city centre. We offer double, family, triple and twin rooms, all with en-suite or private non-shared bathrooms. We also have 2 ground floor rooms with wide access for the partially disabled. Holmlea accommodates up to 16 guests and offers inexpensive, high quality accommodation, with 24-hour access. Free wi-fi is available in all rooms and throughout the guesthouse. Please ask about discounts for pensioners, single occupancy concessions, longer stay guests discounts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmlea Guest House

Address: 6 Southlands Road, York YO23 1NP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: €53 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holmlea Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ones on the front have better views”
 of 5 bubbles B579HDsues, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No lift but ground floor rooms if mobility probs”
 of 5 bubbles prunellat, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Short walk to city centre”
 of 5 bubbles amyb1777, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 has the most comfortable bed ever...and crazy Meerkat wallpaper! It's right by the front door but I didn't hear a thing”
 of 5 bubbles Jude19604, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Go elsewhere ! Sorry, but it's true.”
 of 5 bubbles Welltravelled05, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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