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“Great stay at Midway House”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Midway House

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Midway House
Ranked #72 of 192 York B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Cumbria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great stay at Midway House”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2009

Stayed at the Midway House in York for 3 nights in March'09. Ian and annette were excellent hosts throughout the stay and we were made to feel very welcome. The room we stayed in was spacious and the bathroom facilities were excellent. Each morning, after a lovely breakfast, we had a pleasant walk into the city centre along the riverside which brings out at the Clifford Tower. We Would certainly recommend the Midway House to anyone thinking of visiting York.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2009

The rooms are very comfortable clean and well maintained.

Breakfast is very good and well presented and can be highly recommended.

There is a car park that we have always managed to get into even during a busy season.

The bathroom was small but was very well presented and had a modern thermostatic shower that worked perfectly.

Transport to the city is excellent with a bus stop almost opposite the front door and with a frequent service taking 10 minutes into the centre of the city. Much easier and cheaper than parking the car. On a nice day the alternative is a 20 minute walk along by the river which comes out near Cliffords Tower near the centre of the city.

The price can be considered similar to other local similar accommodation but the service is excellent.

We have to admit of multiple return visits to the Midway and expect to make many more.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled as a couple
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northampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2009

I could not have chosen a nicer place to stay whilst in York. The room was cozy, comfortable and quiet. The service was outstanding- I was given a map and Ian highlighted where the bus stops were (I was away on business) and where I needed to go. There is plenty of parking and the hotel was easy to find. Breakfast was amazing, Ian and Annette asked what I would like the night before. I would definitely recommend this hotel for business or pleasure!

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled on business
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2 Thank wiggy49
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Great Britain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2009

...From the moment we arrived for a 3 night stay both Annettee and Ian made us feel so welcome. Our room was comfortable, spotless and well thought out. The breakfast just perfect. Midway House is ideal for either using as a base to travel to outside areas or like us, utilise the secure car park and walk along the river taking you into York. We will certainly look to book agian and soon!

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank BillyBobGreatBritain
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Salado, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2009

We are from the US, Texas matter of fact, but my wife is from this very village and is aware of the many other B&Bs but stays here while in York. The breakfasts are very good, and the hosts Ian and Annette make you feel very welcome. The Midway House is in the great location, close enough to walk in town, close to Post Office, on bus route, and close to river Ouse to York. My wife goes to visit her mother who is in a Residential Care Home and usually stays from two to three weeks at a time. When my wife comes by herself I don’t have to worry about her safety while she is out and about in this location. Hands down, this is the the best value for money in a B&B for you stay while in York.

Robert and Janet

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  • Stayed January 2009, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank rrrr4321
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2008

With so many choices of B&B accomodations to stay in York City in the United Kingdom on offer, this guest house that we chose via the internet was like winning the lottery. Cleansiness, location, breakfast ( all diets catered for ) all without fault. Our hosts Ian and Annette were so friendly and helpful in all ways possible. Both had a good local knowledge of the City and recent events. Will return again.
We have visited York on other occasions and not having any cause to complain about our previous accomodations we feel that we should make a review about the Midway House. Thankyou to you both.

Ray & Sue Hutcheon
Sunderland
UK

  • Liked — location and public transport access
  • Disliked — n/a
  • Stayed September 2008, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank garlicman2
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2008

just returned after a lovely weekend away . Ian and Annette made us feel very welcome .The guest house is kept very clean and tidy our room was spotless and very nicely decorated.we had 2 delicious breakfasts .I can understand why people go back again.we are looking forward to back again soon.

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  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed August 2008, travelled as a couple
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Property: Midway House
Address: 145 Fulford Road, York YO10 4HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > York
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 192 B&Bs / Inns in York
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Midway House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lovely Late Victorian Villa, standing in it's own grounds with a large car-park for up to 14 cars. Resident owners Annette & Ian have over thirteen year's experience and have won three York Tourism Awards during their period of ownership. We have a great selection of en-suite rooms including Ground Floor, Doubles, Twins, Family, Four Poster and Triples all maintained to the highest standards and cleanliness and care are of continuing importance.We provide a freshly cooked breakfast and have a Visit England breakfast award. ... more   less 
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