B+B York

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • A boutique Victorian property close to York’s city centre
  • Quiet location set back from the main road
  • Free bike hire available

Map & Directions

The closest airport is Leeds Bradford -- just under an hour away by car, or you can take the airport bus into Leeds and take the train to York from there -- the journey will take just under an hour and a half. York railway station is a 15-minute walk, or 10-minutes taxi ride from B+B York. If you’re driving, the A1(M) is 20 minutes’ drive away and there’s free on-site parking for the duration of your stay.

Rooms & Rates

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A boutique property just outside the city walls but within easy reach of the centre, B+B York (formerly The Groves) sits in a quiet cul-de-sac off the main road in the leafy suburb of Bootham.

York’s biggest attraction is the Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, less than 15 minutes’ walk from the B&B. From there, it’s easy to explore the city. History buff? Visit the Jorvik Viking Centre to see the remains of 1000-year-old Viking houses and take a tour of a reconstructed Viking settlement, or the York Castle Museum, which documents the city’s social and military history and is housed in a former prison. Alternatively, take a walk around York’s pretty streets, or along its riverside paths. Further afield, the North York Moors and the seaside resorts of Scarborough and Bridlington are around an hour away by car.

B+B York serves breakfast (both continental and freshly cooked to order, and included in the price) but you’ll have to find lunch and dinner elsewhere -- as York is filled with restaurants, cafés and bars, this is more of a treat than a problem. Other facilities back at base include a bar and, free bicycle hire.

Each of the 26 rooms is individually decorated -- all are located in the main house or the cottage extension and offer free WiFi, flatscreen TVs and a hospitality tray. Upgrade to a higher-room category for a 4-poster bed, or a larger suite. 



  • Bar

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.


Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Check-in time starts at 7am Check-out time is 11am

National Rating
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Know Before You Go

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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