I visited this place for my cousin's hen party in July and there was quite a big group of us.
Me and my mum managed to get one of the newly refurbed rooms in the courtyard which are a lot nicer than the ones above the pub, which are outdated.
It's nothing to rave about but it served a purpose. A lot of places in York don't accept hen and stag parties so I wasn't expecting much and to be honest I just wanted to enjoy myself, I wasn't there to experience 5 star quality!!
The best thing about the place is the decking area which overlooks the river. We dropped on a red hot day so we spent quite a bit of time soaking up the rays next to the river, whilst obviously topping up on alcohol!!
I can't say it's the worst place I've stayed because the room was nice but it's not somewhere I'd visit with my boyfriend for a romantic break, particularly because the karaoke blasts out all the time and the boys who run the place are quite slimey. Also there is no breakfast included.
Overall it's ok for a group of people just looking for a place to sleep after a good night out.
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