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The Bar Convent

  • VisitEngland 3 Star Guest Accommodation
  • VisitEngland Silver Award
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • York Tourism Awards Finalist

Guest Accommodation with 19 rooms £37-£47 prpnb

VISITENGLAND 3 STAR GUEST ACCOMMODATION, VISITENGLAND SILVER AWARD, VISITENGLAND BREAKFAST AWARD, YTA FINALIST

The Bar Convent Guest House

The Bar Convent Guest House

The Bar Convent Guest House

Details

The Bar Convent Guest House offers comfortable, convenient bed and breakfast accommodation within five minutes' walk of York Rail Station. The Grade I Listed buildings also house an award-winning café, private garden, conferencing facilities and an interactive exhibition telling the three-hundred-year story of the site.

The Bar Convent is England's oldest living convent, with a religious community of sisters still on site today. It welcomes visitors of all faiths and none.

There are twenty guest bedrooms, most of which are en suite and newly refurbished for winter 2015. A few rooms with shared bathroom are available for travellers on a budget. Included in the price of each room is a choice for guests of either a Full English or continental breakfast, for which The Bar Convent received a Visit England Breakfast Award in 2015.

Check-in time is from 3pm, except by special arrangement, and luggage can be stored for you at no cost. A disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are also available.

The Bar Convent prides itself on providing friendly service, clean and comfortable rooms, and great value for money.

With York Rail Station only around the corner, and the city centre only ten minutes away on foot, location is second-to-none and ensures peace and tranquility alongside excellent access to York's fabulous array of attractions.

Reviews

Alone Anne Dugdale
Reigate, United Kingdom
20 March 2014
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Lovely: beautiful, clean room & great breakfast”

I thought the room was beautifully presented; very clean, comfy bed, lovely and warm. Bright and clean bathroom. Very helpful staff. Lovely breakfast.

You need to put new batteries in the TV remote control, but that's so minor its hardly worth mentioning.

I'll definately stay again

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Location

Directions

See location of The Bar Convent on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 596513  Lat: 53.95435 Long: -1.09325

On Foot:
Turn right out of rail station and the convent is opposite Micklegate Bar about a 5 minute walk.

Address

17 Blossom Street,
York,
YO24 1AQ

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Night porterNight porter
  • Passenger liftPassenger lift
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Conference facilitiesConference facilities
  • Snacks/afternoon teaSnacks/afternoon tea
  • GardenGarden
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • Designated smoking areaDesignated smoking area
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Air conditioningAir conditioning
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking

Children welcome from any age.

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