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lovely ensuite room by the Knavesmire

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lovely ensuite room by the Knavesmire

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Big, bright room with an easy walk into the centre of historic York. 15 minutes from the station and close to all amenities and all sorts of expected and surprising places to eat and drink. A good place to relax or start an adventure. You choose!


Hair dryer

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 11AM


64 Reviews

Sarah User Profile
June 2018
This was the best AirBnb experience I’ve had! A gorgeous, comfortable house. Great style. Incredibly helpful maps and tips. Great communication. Nice touches. Quiet and charming. Highly recommend!
Megan User Profile
January 2018
My friend Lily and I really enjoyed staying here. The room was very comfortable and the location was great (about a 10-15min walk to city center). We got a lot of great tips from Mathew on places to eat and explore, and felt very welcomed. Would definitely recommend staying here!…
Ian User Profile
Response from Ian:
Thank you Megan - great to have you with us. Welcome anytime!
January 2018
Jeff User Profile
May 2017
Great location to access York on foot! Ian was very friendly and very responsive to our questions. He helped us with restaurants and key points of interest. Would stay again for sure!
Julian User Profile
June 2018
This is a fabulous stay in a gorgeous house with very charming hosts who have so clearly thought of everything possible to give their guests a wonderful experience of York. We had such a special time here and are very much inspired to return. Highly recommend.
Priyanka User Profile
June 2018
We had a lovely experience staying with Mathew/Ian. We were greeted by Mathew who gave us a very detailed overview of the city along with some great tips for local sight seeing . The house is awesome in a quiet and posh neighbourhood and everything was pretty much at a stone’s th…
Gwyneth User Profile
May 2018
Brilliant location, quiet. No issue with evening or weekend parking. Lovely touches from maps,places to eat nearby. Enjoyed the sitting room with view over allotments and race course. Comfortable bed. Extremely clean. Private. Absolutely great place to stay.
Julie User Profile
April 2018
A very good place to stay with a warm welcome and a very comfortable bed. Close to the city centre but far enough away not to be disturbed

Hosted by Ian

York, United KingdomJoined in June 2015
Ian User Profile
273 Reviews
Ian is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello there, thanks for stopping by. My partner and I welcome you to West House. This is our home and we love it! We hope you will too. It's a great base for your York aventures whether business or pleasure. Hope to see you soon. Ian
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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