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York Centre Apartment - Tripadvisor Award 2014!

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £65 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 81 reviews

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 69 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

This contemporary and luxurious ground floor York city centre apartment has secure undercover CCTV protected parking and is equipped to a high standard.

The beauty of this central York apartment is further enhanced by the fact that although all of Yorks tourist attractions, shops, restaurants, Rowntree Rark and the river are very close by, it is quiet and peaceful and has its own large sunny patio overlooking beautiful communal gardens.

The apartment has a Mediterranean feel to it and the carpet free environment makes it suitable for guests with allergies.There is an intercom.

Ideal for a short break, a business visit or a longer holiday.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Scarborough 69 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 20 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds Bradford 49 km, Nearest railway: York 900 m
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

A lot of people have commented that once you enter the complex from the main streets of York city centre via the large electric double gates, peace and tranquility descends on you. After parking in your dedicated undercover spot in the car-park, it's a few steps to the apartment doors. This is where being on the ground floor really matters - there is no struggling up the stairs with your luggage or in a lift to gain access to the apartment and we are one of only 2 apartments in this block that has its own patio so you can sit outside rather than having to look through the windows.

The first thing you will notice is the Mediterranean feel about the apartment. The use of very large mirrors, the mirrored wall in the hall and a carpet free environment certainly gives this apartment the edge over the usual type of "holiday flats".

In the hall there is a large storage cupboard for your shoes, coats and suitcases and you will be pleasantly surprised by the amount of fitted wardrobes and drawers in the bedroom. A particular feature of the bedroom is the modern dressing table/desk - perfect for the business guest or just for putting your make up on!. It has great views of the gardens and patio. Again there is a large mirror in the bedroom and the floor is quality real wood and not laminated. The bed is King Size and has modern lights overhead which create the perfect ambiance.

The open plan lounge/kitchen is very modern and upmarket. The kitchen has quality integrated appliances (including a really cool pull out ironing board), a waste disposal unit, feature lighting below the gloss units and at floor level and a gorgeous corian work-surface/dining bar providing ample room to prepare and enjoy meals or have a coffee or a glass of wine maybe! The floor is tiled throughout in a cool and contemporary colour. In the lounge area the double doors open onto the large patio where you can enjoy a glass or two whilst admiring the well maintained communal gardens. The lounge has 2 leather sofas, a large glass coffee table, 40 inch TV with freeview and Blu Ray DVD player, free internet access and an amazing super size mirror which reflects the light this apartment enjoys. Being a modern apartment there is usually no need for extra heat but on a very cold day you will be pleased to know that each room has a slim modern electric wall heater that can be set to the temperature of your choosing.

The bathroom has a double size shower and quality fittings.

As you would expect from a high quality modern apartment complex there is a full fire protection system, secure electronic access, modern appliances and quality finish.

Further details outdoors

Walk out of the complex gates and you are on the river banks of the Ouse with a view of the famous King Arms pub just a few metres away on the opposite bank. Within a few minutes you are in the City centre shopping and entertainment area with its famous narrow cobbled streets, boutique shops, restaurants to suit all tastes and a vibrant vibe at nightfall. It is so good to have an easy stroll back to the apartment after a full day of shopping, sightseeing or a great night out. We find that people love the fact that you don't have to use a taxi and they have said that their car has remained unused for a whole week while they have discovered all that York has to offer within walking distance. In the streets behind the complex are numerous real ale pubs and quaint traditional houses or if you fancy some exercise try out the gym which is in the same street as the apartment (You can pay for short period membership and it includes a small pool).York is a city for cycling and a cycle path/walk leads along the river bank passing the beautiful Rowntree Park and onto the Millennium bridge, crossing over the river and bringing you back along the opposite bank with the Kings Arms pub situated at the end.

From outside the complex you are on to Micklegate Bridge over the River Ouse and then straight into the numerous shops/restaurants catering for every taste. A superb mix of traditional pubs, contemporary wine bars, cafes and live music venues.

If you want a relaxing night in there is a Tesco express, Budgens, Sainsbury local, wine shops, bakery shops, take aways in fact everything you need and can think of is available - again within easy walking distance.

We feel that this is the best location to be in in York and we have read that this is one of the most sought after and exclusive streets to own a property in the City.

Further details

The 40 inch TV has Freeview and there is a Blu Ray DVD player. There is a CD player with Ipod dock in the kitchen and the radio alarm clock has an ipod/iphone dock. There is a freezer section to the fridge. No hen or stag breaks.

The Yorkshire region

There is something here for everyone including walkers, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts. Other pursuits include rock climbing, pot-holing, fishing, golf, pony trekking, sailing, canoeing, quad biking and even hand gliding.

The two National Parks, the North Yorks Moors and Yorkshire Dales are less than an hour away. Within the same time you can visit the rugged Yorkshire coast, Scarborough or Whitby. Or what about Castle Howard, Fountains Abbey or Harewood House, there is also the North Yorkshire Railway at Pickering giving spectacular views of the Heartbeat Country.

A visit to North Yorkshire isn't complete without seeing and experiencing the raw beauty of the North York Moors. The road across the moors is considered to be one of Britain's best drives.

Beyond the Moors the draw of the North Yorkshire coast offers great variety in seaside attraction. From the endearing Robin Hoods Bay, the haunting yet very agreeable town of Whitby and the more self-assured resort of Scarborough. These coastal destinations are enjoying a new renaissance as domestic (and overseas visitors) are rediscovering the pleasures of the British seaside.

Castles, abbeys, grand houses, chocolate box villages, thriving market towns ­ the list of things to see and enjoy during your stay in North Yorkshire is endless.

Central York

York is the place to visit for all its historic features including York Minster and tourist attractions such as the Jorvic Viking Centre, Bettys Tea Rooms, The Shambles, National Railway Museum, Cliffords Tower and York Racecourse.

There are numerous festivals throughout the year and the city centre is alive with restaurants, shops, cinemas, theatre, street entertainers, markets and of course the many trips along the river Ouse. No matter what time of year you visit there is always something for everyone in York.

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Review 1-10 of 81

8 Dec 2014



We booked a 3 night stay ,the apartment was top notch ,ideal for 2 to 4 people ,located in town centre 2 min walk to all attractions, pubs ,shops etc ,parking in secure spot ,meet n greet service ,no… More

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back!

25 Nov 2014


"Great apartment in perfect location."

The apartment is located within the city walls and a couple of mins walk from the city centre. A great modern ground floor one bedroom apartment in a quiet location with everything we needed for our w… More

Thank you for such a great review! Highlighting all the places that are so close by is really useful for potential guests reading your review. I am glad that you had such a good time and we look forward to welcoming you back.

21 Nov 2014


"Perfect - central yet very peaceful"

This apartment is ideally located within a short walking distance of all the shops, restaurants, bars and attractions in York City Centre. Tucked away from the main road, it is a very peaceful, clean,… More

Thank you for your very positive review which picks up on the great location of the property. I am glad you found the apartment peaceful and clean and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next stay in York!

3 Nov 2014


"Lovely quiet central apartment"

Our second visit to Centurion Square, property is kept to a high standard and is so near to the centre of York but yet so quiet, both from traffic and other tenants. Near the river for nice walks and … More

Thank you for your lovely review and for staying with us for a second time. When guests return to stay year after year it really is the best compliment! We look forward to your next stay.

19 Oct 2014


"Excellent Apartment in Good Location"

This apartment is well equipped and in a good location that is easy to walk into the city centre. We were met by a lady who introduced us to the apartment. I expect that most people who rent this ap… More

Thank you for your positive and informative review. I'm glad that you found everything you needed to cater for your meals and that the location was an easy walk for you into the city centre. We look forward to welcoming you back!

15 Oct 2014


"Lovely Apartment!"

The apartment was lovely and clean and in an excellent location, there were a number of shops within a couple of minutes walk for buying necessities. The apartment block itself was quiet and felt very… More

Thank you for your great review and in particular for saying that you would recommend staying at our apartment. I'm glad you liked the location, cleanliness and how quiet the apartment block is and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

5 Oct 2014


"Going back again"

Perfect once again, immaculately clean & so handy for access from the station & for access to the centreNext year will be our 4th visit & wouldn't stay any where else in York… More

Thank you so much for your positive review and your repeat business - coming to stay 4 times says it all! We look forward to your next stay.

5 Oct 2014


"Perfect place to stay in York"

We stayed here for 3 nights last month. Really loved the apartment. It was about a 10 minute walk from the train station rolling our luggage. When we arrived we were greeted by Rachael and her coho… More

Thank you for your great review - the detail about the location and the apartment is really helpful for prospective guests. The day that you sat and enjoyed wine on the terrace overlooking the gardens sounds idyllic and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay.

22 Sep 2014


"Fantastic apartment, perfect location"

This is a beautiful ground floor apartment, very modern & spotlessly clean. On arrival we were meet by a lovely lady ( sorry did not catch her name) who showed us around which was brilliant. There is … More

Wow! Thank you for a wonderful review. I will pass your comments on to the team who provide the "meet and greet" service and keep the apartment so clean. Glad you had such a great time in York!

17 Sep 2014


"ideal flat to explore york"

Just had 10 days holiday and found this flat in an ideal location to explore York. A 5 min walk takes you into the city centre. The flat was clean, tidy and had all the facilities we needed. We found … More

Thank you for your very positive review which is particularly good as you spent 10 days there and so were able to really test the apartment out! We look forward to welcoming you back.

Review 1-10 of 81

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