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Review of Emperors Wharf

York Minster & River View from Lounge Balcony
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
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49 reviews
York Minster & River View from Lounge Balcony
Lounge
Private Covered Balcony with River & Clifford's Tower View
Lounge
Lounge with Dining Area
Dining Area
Lounge
Master Bedroom with King Size Bed & Ensuite Shower Room
Master Bedroom with King Size Bed & Ensuite Shower Room
King Size Bed Master Bedroom
King Size Bed Master Bedroom
Master Ensuite Shower Room with Heated Flooring
Twin Bedroom with River Views
Twin Bedroom with River Views
House Bathroom with shower
Kitchen
Entrance Hallway
Hall
Private Covered Balcony with River & Clifford's Tower View
Private Covered Balcony with River & Clifford's Tower View
View from Balcony towards York Minster
View of River and Cliffords Tower from Balcony
Stunning River Views from Balcony
River views from the Balcony
River Views from Balcony
The Apartment Block
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Riverside Location in the Heart of York City
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England

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R0sam0ndM
Waco, Texas
1 review
“Home away from Home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Everything is provided in this lovely apartment, including a spectacular view! So relaxing to watch boats of all types going up and down the river. Sean was so helpful. The apartment was spotless and the beds very comfortable. The location is ideal for getting around York and a plus is the car space in the garage below.

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Liked best: Comfort
Liked least: Washing machine!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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J40ASH
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Brilliant Break in York”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

A very pleasant stay at this delightful flat. Well furnished, spotlessly clean apartment with many thoughtful touches such as multi charger for phones, Ipad etc, wi fi, docking stations for Ipod as well as soap, dishwasher tablets and spare loo rolls. However better quality cutlery would have been appreciated. The whole Emperor's Wharf complex is well maintained and spotlessly clean. The only down side is the entrance to the garage which is very tight. Fortunately everyone parks carefully and there is no major problem once in the garage.
Second bedroom (twin) is not really large enough for two adults but ideal for two children.
Flat is in an excellent location being only a 5 - 10 minute walk into the centre of York.
There are lovely views over the river and city from the balcony but balcony is a little cramped for 4 adults to sit out.
The geese on the river are surprisingly noisy and it takes a day or two to get used to the noise.

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Liked best: Flat well furnished and spotlessly clean as is the whole Emperor's Wharf complex. Sitting out on the balcony with a glass of wine watching the river traffic. Proximity to city centre and shops (Tesco Express only 5 minutes away).
Liked least: No instructions for the washer/dryer. No lid on the kitchen waste bin which made the kitchen rather smelly unless bin emptied after cooking a meal. Tight turn into the garage.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Julie L
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Stunning Location & Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013 for a stay in October 2012

This place was all we could ask for. Location, views and amenities. Instructions from Chris very accurate and Sean was extremely prompt and helpful, carrying our bags up the stairs, as the lift wasn't working. Everything in the apartment was great, loved the views with the boats going up and down. The pictures do not lie, everything is as displayed. If we were ever back in York again, I would stay here. Location, location, location.

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Liked best: Location & views
Liked least: Tight parking spot. Smaller car best
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Viktor R
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

This place is great! I was greeted by Sean and he was extremely helpful and let us in the apartment and gave us a quick tour, and also told us about the surrounding area.
Beacuse of the central location it's very easy to get around the city, the view was amazing and everything was very clean and fresh. it was also easy to find the apartment on arrival.

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Liked best: the location
Liked least: the weather
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
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Alison B
Filey, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Location location.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013

Stayed for a weekend after Christmas, what a find, the apartment is in a fantastic location right next to the river with stunning views over the city. It was only a few mins walk in to the city attractions and bars. We had a great meal just down the road at The Livingroom, well worth a visit. The apartment had everything we needed and he bonus of a secure parking space which seems to be a big plus point in York, most of the streets are pedestrian zones so once we parked up we did not move the car again till we left. A word of caution if you have a big car watch out the entrance to the car park is a bit tight! The apartment is well equipped, loved the coffee maker and free wifi. A few nice little things you don't normally find in a holiday rental like free wifi and a range of phone charges that I always seem to forget.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Having to leave York
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Leeds, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013 for a stay in January 2013
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Liked best: The comfy bed for a great nights sleep
Liked least: Main bedroom overlooked by offices
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Mgaud
Estevan
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent location for visiting York.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

We stayed over Christmas to New Years to visit our daughter who goes to University here. It was a great location to check out all the sights of York. The apartment is very well appointed, with everything a family would need to prepare meals. We shopped at the local marks and spencer and the even closer Tesco. York has so many wonderful restaurants - you may not want to cook. We had an experience with flooding - but this is certainly not the fault of the owners. The one negative would be the laundry - we didn't understand how it worked and the book in the apartment isn't the correct one for the washer/dryer combo... Had a few fits and starts but we finally figured it out.

5 of 5 bubbles How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 bubbles How helpful were the directions to the property?
4 of 5 bubbles How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 4 of 5 bubbles Overall condition of the property
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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Laundry and the flood
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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