Best Western Monkbar Hotel - York

St Maurices Road, North Yorkshire, York, United Kingdom, YO31 7JA  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Monkbar Hotel - York

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The 3-star Best Western Monkbar Hotel is located in the heart of York. Featuring medieval architecture, the hotel is opened since 1988.

Holy Trinity Church, National Railway Museum and Fairfax House are within 5 minutes' walk away. Guests will find York city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

The hotel is set next to a castle, city walls and a tower.

It lies only 900 meters away from York Railway train station. Best Western Monkbar Hotel is easily accessible from Leeds/bradford airport lying within 40 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are modern and come with a private safe, a minibar, TV with satellite channels, a writing desk and climate control. Best Western Monkbar Hotel offers rooms with the garden view. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 12:00 to 21:30. The hotel’s welcoming Yorkshire bar welcomes guests for relaxing drinks. Little Italy and Oshibi offer an assortment of dishes within 100 meters of the property.

Services

Guests will benefit from a designated place for smoking, a storage room and a safety deposit box along with 24-hour concierge, 24-hour room service and ironing service.

Relax

Best Western Monkbar Hotel provides guests with meals, babysitting and cots for their children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 8 per day.

Number of rooms:   125.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay for free in an extra bed. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

St Maurices Road, North Yorkshire, York, United Kingdom, YO31 7JA

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City Center
  • York
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • York railway station
    1.2 km
  • Bus stop
    1.1 km
Restaurants
  • Little Italy (cuisine: Italian)
    100 m
  • Oshibi (cuisine: Japanese, Korean)
    90 m
Parks
  • Museum Gardens
    600 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    125

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or King-size bed
Size: 21 m²
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2 Single Beds( Standard Room, Free High Speed Internet, Comfort, Non-Smoking)

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    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 100 m²
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    Suite-1 King Bed( Non-Smoking, Sitting Area)

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      Comfort Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 21 m²
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        Executive Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 35 m²
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        1 King Bed( Executive, Free High Speed Internet, Spacious, Music Device, Non-Smoking)

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western Monkbar Hotel - York York location
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          Hotel Address:

          St Maurices Road, North Yorkshire, York, United Kingdom, YO31 7JA

          Get directions
          City Center
          • York
            700 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • York railway station
            1.2 km
          • Bus stop
            1.1 km
          Restaurants
          • Little Italy (cuisine: Italian)
            100 m
          • Oshibi (cuisine: Japanese, Korean)
            90 m
          Parks
          • Museum Gardens
            600 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            125

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedYorkBest Western Monkbar

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          Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Best Western Monkbar Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Artfulness - 100 m
          • Minster Fine Art Gallery - 200 m
          • Stairway Gallery - 400 m
          • York Fine Arts - 400 m

          Places of interest

          • Bedern Hall - 100 m
          • York Minster - 200 m
          • Goodramgate - 200 m
          • Holy Trinity Church - 200 m
          • York St John University - 300 m
          • Eboracum & Minister Consortium - 300 m
          • York Minster Library - 300 m
          • Treasurers House - 300 m
          • York's Chocolate Story - 300 m
          • The Shambles - 400 m

          Shopping areas

          • Quilt Museum and Gallery - 200 m

          Museums

          • Richard III Museum - 100 m
          • Richard The Third Museum - 100 m
          • Archaeological Resource Centre (ARC) - 300 m
          • Barley Hall - 300 m

          Parks

          • The Minster Gardens - 300 m

          Local attractions

          • York Minster - 1.6 km
            Deangate, York
          • The Homestead - 1.7 km
            40 Water End, York
          • Goddards Garden - 3.1 km
            27 Tadcaster Road, York
          • The Web Adventure Park - 1.6 km
            Wigginton Road, York
          • Water World - 3.0 km
            Kathryn Avenue, York

          Near the hotel

          • Monk Bar - 70 m
            Off Lord Mayors Walk, York
          • St. Williams College - 230 m
            5 College St., York
          • Church of St. Michael le Belfrey - 350 m
            Church of England, York
          • Merchant Adventurers' Hall - 520 m
            Fossgate, York
          • Richard III Museum - 100 m
            Monk Bar, York
          • The Shambles - 410 m
            Shambles, City Centre, York
          • Barley Hall - 410 m
            2 Coffee Yard, York

          Restaurants nearby

          • Little Italy - 100 m

            Address: 12 Goodramgate
            Phone: 01904 623539

            81% likes this, based on 526 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          • Crumbs Cupcakery - 230 m

            Address: 10 College Street
            Phone: 01904 638282

            82% likes this, based on 86 reviews
            Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 1

          • House of the Trembling Madness - 400 m

            Address: 48 Stonegate
            Phone: 01904640009

            73% likes this, based on 456 reviews
            Cuisine: Eclectic
            Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 25

          • Oshibi - 90 m

            Address: 9 Franklins Yard, Fossgate, York
            Phone: 0845 136 8164

            80% likes this, based on 138 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese, Korean

          • Cote Brasserie - 340 m

            Address: 49-51 Low Petergate, York YO1 7HT
            Phone: 01904 639994

            77% likes this, based on 229 reviews
            Cuisine: French

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            125

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedYorkBest Western Monkbar

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          Best Western Monkbar Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Monkbar

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 559 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            location was perfect. very nice room, bed was really comfy, would definately stay again.

            only one problem, the shower was a bit poor, head was split so water was going everywere, told the lady at reception when we left, so problem should be sorted.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The Best Western Monkbar Hotel came up to our expectations, having stayed in Best Western Hotels previously we expected the same standard and were not disappointed. We were invited to a wedding evening reception at the Merchant Taylors Hall and when looking for hotels Monkbar came up as being closest to the Hall, also we did a bit of exploring in York and found the location to be perfect for being close to the City.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Our room (Columbus) was enormous and well presented. The staff in the restaurant at breakfast were very attentive. On the whole, the food at breakfast was very good with the exception of the items referred to below.

            Checking in was efficient but not very friendly. At breakfast, porridge was very lumpy and croisants were soft and stale. Some easy chairs and/or a settee in the enormous bedroom would have helped to fill the space and provide more comfort.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            the location was excellent.

            rooms need refurbished in the lodge.

          • Group of friends
            3.8

            This hotel is not clean, the rooms are sub standard for what they charge.

            We had to change rooms 3 times due to failures in the rooms, the management's lack of interest. The whole weekened was spoilt by staying here.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Great central location, perfect for visiting York.

            The room was a little chilly, but it was -5 outside when we stayed.

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            The location is very good, the rooms large and the the breakfast ample and well cooked.

            The bathroom needed a refurb.

          • Couple
            7.4

            The room was really nice, great facilities in the room e.g television and for making drinks.

            The carpark was a little bit complicated but we were able to leave our car there for a while even after checking out which was good

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Excellent location, close to Minster, shops, restaurants and pubs

          • Couple
            7.4

            I was a little disappointed with our room as it seemed a little run down the bathroom was in need of a lick of paint and updating!

          • Family with children
            10.0

            Location near MonkBar and York Minster.

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            The staff. Excellent, every member of staff spoke and smiled any time you saw them. Nothing too much trouble and they all seemed to enjoy working there.Created a smashing atmosphere.

            not a complaint as such but our room was a little small, one side of the bed a bit squashed up against the wall. Didn't spoil our break though as bed was very comfortable once we were in!

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Food was good it was very clean & friendly

            The room we were in although it was very clean it was a bit dark and had to have the light on plus although there was a chain on the window I didn't feel safe to leave it open all night for fresh air.

          • Family with children
            7.0

            The bed linen was nice and the room was very clean including the bathroom. The breakfast were excellent. The location is perfect for the town centre.

            The room we were in was also converted for disabled access and so the bathroom was a bit clinical looking. It was is a building next to the hotel so in the rain not much fun getting to and from the restaurant from our room. The decor was very 'tired', the bath panel needed changing and mix match of poor occasional furniture. Very expensive compared to a Premier Inn and the room and beds nowhere near as good. We only chose it because everywhere else was full as it was a late decision to go to York, but as a 1 night base it was fine, but I wouldn't choose to stay there again if others were available. Location was perfect though.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Comfortable and clean hotel. Very helpful and friendly staff. Housekeeping did a good job and we were impressed with the well stocked tea/coffee tray. We stayed over the Easter break and were touched by the offer of an Easter egg from the hotel -a very nice gesture. We did not use the restaurant or bar but would presume it to be of a good standard. I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to others.

            I would imagine the bedrooms looking onto the busy main road to be noisy unless they are double glazed. We fortunately had a quiet room at the back.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western Monkbar Hotel - York York location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          St Maurices Road, North Yorkshire, York, United Kingdom, YO31 7JA

          Get directions
          City Center
          • York
            700 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • York railway station
            1.2 km
          • Bus stop
            1.1 km
          Restaurants
          • Little Italy (cuisine: Italian)
            100 m
          • Oshibi (cuisine: Japanese, Korean)
            90 m
          Parks
          • Museum Gardens
            600 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            125

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedYorkBest Western Monkbar

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

          Use Badge