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Avondale Guest House

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#9 of 80 B&Bs in York
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Comfortable and friendly Avondale Guest House is perfectly located in a wonderful vibrant area just 5 minutes walk from the river and the ancient city walls. We offer all en suite rooms, a fabulous choice of breakfasts using all local ingredients, try our whisky porridge to start your day! We happily cater to all diets, we love York and will tell you all you need to know about what to see and where to visit.
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Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Special diet menus
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Residential Neighbourhood
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English
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Anne wrote a review 14 Apr
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom26 contributions6 helpful votes
I had a wonderful stay with Carole this weekend !! Lovely room and amazing breakfasts!! Carole was there if I needed her !! Would definitely recommend this lovely hotel in York !!! Easy to get to the centre and plenty of taxis for getting around
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Hughmeenit wrote a review Feb 2023
Defiance, Missouri70 contributions20 helpful votes
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I've traveled in GB for 20 of the last 25 years with most stays in a guest house rather than a large hotel. Carol and Wendy at Avondale Guest House reign supreme among all such proprietors. Rooms are lovely and very clean. Amenities are top shelf and the included breakfast is truly exceptional. A speciality of the house is organic oat porridge made with some whisky. No it's not booze for breakfast but it is the single best hot cereal I have ever eaten in my life. It's a lovely start up before a full English or before any of the other lovely breakfast plates offered. Carol and Wendy themselves are simply charming and gracious. Make your way here soon before they retire because a stay here is truly a delight in all aspects. If I could give them 6 out of 6 stars I would. An absolutely brilliant guest house, it's only a short walk from the city centre and all the attractions in York.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 16 Feb 2023
How fabulous, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, it was wonderful to chat to you all and we will miss all our wonderful guests when we retire, thank you so much for your lovely words.
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gfalco wrote a review Aug 2023
Mantua, Italy10 contributions1 helpful vote
The house is lovely in a nice residential area, 10 minutes walk from downtown. The room were clean and furnished with great taste with everything you need for a pleasant stay. Carole is a delightful host and so is her lady Wendy. And both also very good cooks. Breakfast is amazing: you can choose six different cooked breakfast and each of them is enjoyable. If you like, try also the Whisky Pudding. I will certainly return when I am in York again.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Room Tip: The house has no private parking, but a permit to park in the public street is provided upon...
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collingejohn wrote a review Jul 2023
Lancashire, United Kingdom15 contributions16 helpful votes
My second stay at Avondale, this time for five nights. Everything perfect just as the first time. Lovely room, comfy bed and pillows, great breakfasts with all the choices you could want. Avondale is clean and fresh and always looks freshly decorated. Your guaranteed a warm Yorkshire welcome from Carole and Wendy.
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Helen A wrote a review Apr 2023
24 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed here for a few nights for a long weekend. The guesthouse was easy to find and accommodation with Carol was good and responsive. Upon arrival Carol gave us a wee guide and showed us a few key points on the map. Breakfast was pre-ordered the night before. The breakfast was very generous with 6 different 'main' options along with cereals, porridge, yogurts and toast and conserves. The marmalade and cider was delicous and we purchased our own jar from the greengrocers on the corner. The room was perfect, room serviced every day and tea and coffee and biscuits supplies restocked. The room had a few fresh flowers too which was a lovely personal touch. I'd recommend the guesthouse. The lady serving breakfast was Wendy and she was a lovely, chatty lady who obviously took pride in her job and the Agondale. Congratulations to Carol and Wendy for making our stay to York perfect and good luck with the future plans.
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Date of stay: April 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tracy G wrote a review Apr 2023
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What a wonderful place to stay. This is the best guest house we have ever stayed in. Carole and Wendy are so friendly, professional, and knowledgeable about the local area. From the time we arrived to the time we left, they could not have done any more. The house is lovely about a 5 minute walk to the city wall. A great choice of breakfasts, and you must try the whisky porridge it is amazing.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Room Tip: Free on street parking. Close to the city centre with a bus stop just outside the front gate.
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Clivey69 wrote a review Apr 2023
Banbury, United Kingdom71 contributions65 helpful votes
An amazing stay at a lovely place. You will not find a better place to stay in the beautiful city of York. Do not hesitate to book and enjoy the lovely rooms and amazing breakfast. Location is perfect and an easy walk into the city. The welcome us warm with Avondale providing the perfect base for the perfect stay away from home. Thank you!
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Donny_of _Eastbourne wrote a review Mar 2023
28 contributions12 helpful votes
Excellent breakfast, clean, tidy and cosy room. Excellent location close to city centre and accessible on foot from train station and central area. Very good value for money would highly recommend. Hard to find charming little bed and breakfasts these days, this is certainly one of them.
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled solo
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David R wrote a review Aug 2022
15 contributions8 helpful votes
What a lovely place, located close to the main town. Clean and very well looked after. Breakfast was really good, with a good choice of food. I love these places where the owners take a huge amount of pride in what they provide their customers. We would and hopefully will go back. Thank you Carol.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Elaine P wrote a review May 2022
65 contributions17 helpful votes
I have just spent two nights at Carole's wonderful home, Avondale. Daisy is a single room with lovely extra touches, nothing was too much trouble. Oat milk left in room and at designated breakfast table. Wendy was also such a character... very friendly and everything spotlessly clean. Great choice of breakfast. This was my first visit to York and I would definitely return and stay at Avondale again. Thank you ladies for making me feel so welcome. Lots of loyal returning guests so hope I will soon be one of them.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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£133 - £151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandYorkshireNorth YorkshireYork
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Avondale Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Avondale Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Rowntree Park (0.2 miles), The Swan (0.2 miles), and Victoria Vaults (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Avondale Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Avondale Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Avondale Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Avondale Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Melton's, Robinsons Cafe, and Pig & Pastry.
Is Avondale Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the centre of York.
Are there any historical sites close to Avondale Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting York Cold War Bunker (1.4 miles), Holy Trinity Church (0.8 miles), and Merchant Adventurers' Hall (0.6 miles).