- 4 guest reviews
"We would definitely recommend this accommodation, we were welcomed on our arrival and we were very impressed with the room and the food. It..."
"A great find for people who want to visit York but only stay for one night - so many guest houses will only accept bookings for a minimum of..."
"Stayed at Bowen House between christmas and new year for 2 nights, it is a fantastic location less than a 10 minute walk from the city walls..."
"Stay was lovely and the B&B was only a 10 minute walk into the town which was very convenient. The owners were very helpful and polite and t..."
About the hotel
A warm Yorkshire welcome awaits you at Bowen House, Diane and Peter want to make your stay with them and in the City of York one to remember. Bowen House is a restored Victorian guest house which offers a relaxing, quiet and friendly place to stay when visiting York combined with traditional warmth and hospitality. Bowen House is in a fantastic location, close to the City Centre and amenities with free off street parking covered by CCTV.
We have five comfortable bedrooms, four en-suite and one with its own private bathroom. Start your day off with a hearty breakfast served in our airy conservatory and linger over a cup of fresh coffee and decide how to spend your day. York is renowned for its long history and the city walls that surround York are some of the finest and most complete in the country. Combining its history with a vibrant city centre offering a continental cafe culture there is much for the visitor to see and experience in York. There are special events and speciality market days held throughout the year which will enhance your visit. York Minster dominates the skyline and is only a ten minute stroll from Bowen House and remains at the heart of the city’s top attractions alongside the famous Shambles and National Railway Museum. Both the Minster and Shambles are surrounded by cobbled streets and alleyways enticing you to explore and enjoy. York has so much to offer, a diverse array of shops including antique and book dealers, craft shops, boutiques as well as all the high street names. If you really want some retail therapy there are two out of town shopping centres at Monks Cross and McArthur Glen. The City has many shady squares, gardens, tea rooms and riverside bars, to enjoy a relaxing drink or bite to eat. There are many hidden gems in and around the City that will delight you. There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area you may need more than a weekend. Bowen House is an ideal base to stay longer.
- Parking (charges may apply)
- Car parking available onsite , Car Parking Available Offsite
- Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
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- From 14:00 hours
- Until 10:30 hours
- 26/08/2010 to 29/07/2019 - *****Please be good enough to let us know your anticipated arrival time a few days before you are due to arrive. Thanks***** The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
- Pets are not allowed
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100% would recommend it to a friend
We would definitely recommend this accommodation, we were welcomed on our arrival and we were very impressed with the room and the food.
It is within 10 mins walking from the city centre so you don't have to move your car which is a big bonus in York.
Lovely b&b, great for single night stay
A great find for people who want to visit York but only stay for one night - so many guest houses will only accept bookings for a minimum of 2 nights at the weekend.
Lovely building, quite a hike from the railway station when we first arrived, but not bad at all going as far as the centre where we spent most of our time. We had the attic room at the front, with a lovely view towards the Minster, and squirrels in the trees over the road. There were only the 2 of us but there was a fold out bed for a child available. Nice big bathroom and powerful shower. Breakfast was very tasty. The proprietors were welcoming enough, but not particularly chatty.