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MONKS RETREAT near the Minster

from £58 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

from £58 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Monks Retreat near the Minster

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

This beautifully furnished holiday apartment provides a hideaway for couples.

Just a 4-minute walk to the magnificent Minster and the heart of the vibrant city, with it's fine shops and restaurants, street entertainers and riverside bars. York 's historic buildings, ancient walls, gardens, river cruises and delightful tangle of narrow streets which make it a pleasure just to wander and relax.

The central location means that you don't need the car as all the attractions are within walking distance, many of our guests never move the car during their stay. If you do have a car you can visit Yorkshires two National Parks or the Yorkshire coast and see the countryside in the day while having your choice of all York's fine restaurants at night. Free parking is provided in a gated car park just a minutes walk away, you can bring the car to the front door to load and unload.

We try and think of everything you will need, even down supplying dressing gowns for your use. We welcome babies and we can provide a travel cot and highchair at no extra cost. Please ask if you have any special needs or requests.

Monks Retreat has a full sized Sainsury's just two minutes walk away so you don't have the hassle of packing groceries to bring with you, you can just shop as you need to.

PRICING.The daily prices shown on the automatic pricing system are based on a 3 night stay. There will normally be a supplement charged for a two night stay. Stays longer than 3 nights will normally be cheaper than the price shown - please ask and we will send you the correct quote. SPECIAL OFFER - BOOK THREE NIGHTS STARTING ON A MONDAY AND WE WILL ADD THE FOURTH NIGHT FOR FREE.

Normally holiday/breaks start on either a Friday or a Monday please ask if that doesn't match your needs.

Stays of four nights or more will attract a discount on our nightly price depending on your start day. We will also consider two night breaks but an additional charge will be payable.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Whitby, Scarbough, Filey, Bridlinghton 64 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leeds/Bradford 50 km, Nearest railway: York 1.2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, 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, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The Yorkshire region




Central York





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7 Sep 2014



I booked Monks retreat in August as a surprise break for my partner who thought we were going camping! He was over the moon when we arrived, I was too, especially to arrive to a beautifully laid out t… More

7 Jun 2014



We couldn't be happier with our 5 nights spent at Monks Retreat, a cozy little flat just 2 minutes from Monk Bar and 4 minutes from the Minster. The owners, Mary and Philip, have thought of every… More

Thank you. It was a pleasure to have you to stay.

22 Apr 2014


"Cosy, Comfortable and Convenient."

We spent 8 nights at Monks Retreat and were delighted with the accommodation. We are a retired couple and we found it easy to walk to York Minster for Easter Services and easy to walk to the old part… More

26 Mar 2014


"Wonderful monks retreat - fantastic location and a home from home. Highly recommended!"

We cannot speak highly enough of monks retreat. We had a wonderful stay. We were met by Mary and Philip at monks retreat at 2am after a nightmare trip from London. What a warm and friendly welcome eve… More

It was no problem at all meeting you, even if it was a bit later than planned but train signals aside we are glad you had a lovely time.

9 Mar 2014


"Perfect apartment !"

We stayed here for two nights and had a fantastic time. We could not have asked for anything better, the owners have thought of everything and some! The whole apartment is SPOTLESS, beautiful crisp be… More

Thank you. I'm glad we have converted you from staying in a hotel, we will be very happy to have you stay again the next time you visit York.
Mary and Philip

15 Oct 2013


"A Truly Wonderful Experience"

A wonderful flat in a great location! It is exactly like it is depicted in the photos. After a nightmare train ride from London to York, the warm and friendly greeting by Philip and the little extr… More

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We hope you had a good journey home.
Kind regards,
Mary and Philip

13 Oct 2013


"The Monks never had it this good"

Clean. comfortable and convenient... Monks Retreat ticked all the boxes to make our week's stay in this splendid city all the more enjoyable - a great place to come 'home' to after a da… More

Thank you for leaving this review for Monks Retreat, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. By the way - I love the title.
Thanks again,

Review 1-7 of 7

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      Calendar last updated:28 Apr 2015

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