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Bowen House

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#46 of 205 B&Bs / Inns in York
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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This b&b was one of the best we have ever stayed in. Immaculate & well presented. Every detail has been thought of & very friendly owners, nothing is too much trouble. Its also a very short walk to the city center & has parking onsite, Very good breakfast, thanks for a great stay we'll be back!

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Hollywood
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed here before and were very impressed so returned this week. The rooms have all been renovated and are now absolutely gorgeous. The comfy chairs and flat screen T.V were great additions. Diane and Peter made us very welcome and breakfast was yummy. Will be returning soon.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bowen House is an excellent B&B just outside York city centre and provides great value for money. It gave us everything we asked for; a lovely room, a comfy bed with decent pillows and delicious breakfasts.The whole place is spotlessly immaculate and freshly decorated. Our hosts, Diane and peter were friendly and very efficient. It is ideally situated and we...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, we hope to see you back at Bowen House in the future. Hope you enjoyed your visit to the coast - regards Diane & Peter

grimsby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Bowen House for a couple of nights. Diane gave us a warm welcome and was very helpful and friendly throughout It's ideally situated, only a short but very pleasant walk to the centre of York. It's a lovely old house that's been thoughtfully and tastefully decorated. I can't think of anything missing from our large and comfy...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to have you in our house and hope you will return to Bowen House in the future - regards Diane

Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Bowen House is a complete delight to the senses. the rooms are modern and decorated to a high standard. The whole ambience is warm, friendly and inviting. The breakfast is beautifully served using fine quality produce. The finishing touches and little luxuries make your experience that little bit more special. Delightful !

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, you were both delightful to have in our house and we hope you will become regular guests at Bowen House.

Thirsk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed a night as meeting friends in York and could not have picked a better place. Lovely clean comfortable room, well equipped with all we needed which was great as we were travelling light. It is friendly and great breakfast. We walked into city centre in no time at all. Will certainly go again as although we live not...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and for taking the time to post it. It is good to know we are meeting guests needs. Diane

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Loved it here!! The hosts were so welcoming and kind, also helpful with what to do in York as we had never been before. Lovely breakfast and the room was so warm and cosy. Also a nice little walk into the centre, cannot recommend enough 🙂

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, it is always great to get a positive vibe, hope to see you return to Bowen House in the future regards Diane

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Bowen House for a Christmas Shopping trip. Our double room was clean, comfortable, and very well accommodated with variety of hot drink sachets and biscuits. The bed was comfortable although duvet was incredibly warm. Off road car parking was useful and town was just a 10 minute walk away. Breakfast was nicely cooked and set us up for...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, I'm sorry the duvet was too warm, but Bowen House is an old house and we prefer our guests to be too warm than too cold, if you had said I would have given you a summer quilt. Thanks again for the review and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Diane

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to York and staying with Diane and Peter for years. We have always enjoyed the comfortable accommodation and hearty breakfast. The warm and friendly reception by Diane and Peter is genuine and most welcoming. Bowen House was always very well presented but after refurbishment this year it is thoroughly outstanding. Well done for your hard work,...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review, it is always great to welcome back returning guests and even so this year after such a traumatic time. Have a great Christmas and see you next year. regards Diane

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Just back from 2 nights at Bowen House.A beautiful,family run establishment where nothing was too much trouble.We had room 3 which was spotlessly clean, warm, and with a homely feel about it.We had an outstanding breakfast from start to finish which set us up for the day.Its just a short short walk from city centre.We cannot recommend this bed &...

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BowenHouse, Owner at Bowen House, responded to this review

Thank for the lovely review, hope to see you next year for more shopping, all the best to you all for Christmas and the New Year, kind regards Diane

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diane and Peter offer a warm Yorkshire welcome at Bowen House. It’s a 10 minute stroll from the famous Shambles and York Minster. We offer five comfortable rooms, each has a TV, radio, tea and coffee making facilities, towels and toiletries. Free Wi-Fi and private off-street parking are available. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in the bright and airy conservatory. The extensive menu includes a traditional full English breakfast. Special and vegetarian diets can be catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowen House

Address: Huntington Road | Huntington Road, York YO31 8RF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Price Range: €78 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bowen House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask about stairs.”
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“We had room 3 and it was lovely.”
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“Rooms at the top are quieter and is en- suite”
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“Room 3 was excellent”
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