The Sycamore Guest House in York England
The Sycamore Guest House Bootham York England Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse Lodgings Accommodations
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Host: Elizabeth

Guestrooms: 7

Address: 19 Sycamore Place, Bootham, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7DW England

Telephone/Fax: +44 (0)1904 624712

Activities/Attractions: York, the county town of North Yorkshire in north central England, is located about 300 km (190 mi) north of London at the confluence of the Foss and Ouse rivers. York has a district population of 120,000 and is a railroad center and market for the area's farm produce and livestock.

York's history can be traced back nearly 2,000 years to AD71 when the Romans founded Eboracum, which, by the 4th century, was the capital of lower Britain. The Roman Emperor, Constantine, was acclaimed Emperor in the city of York.

Today, it is the preservation of its long and varied history which has brought York world fame. Here, visitors not only hear about England's history, they can actually see it and walk in it. Some of the major attractions include:

  • York Minster
  • The National Railway Museum, European Museum of the Year in 2001
  • York Racecourse, known as "the Ascot of the North" and voted best racecourse in Europe
  • Jorvik Viking Centre

Standing in a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking a bowling green, we are only 6 minutes walk, through the Museum Gardens, to the famous Minster and the City Centre. We are only 10 minutes walk or a short taxi ride from the railway station with its excellent rail links to the rest of England. The countryside around York - within an hour's drive in any direction - is some of the most beautiful and striking in Europe.


"We enjoyed our stay here. The room was very comfortable and clean, as was the bathroom down the hall. The room had a sink and hair dryer and a TV as well as coffee and tea. The breakfast was ample and delicious, the dining area and dishes were lovely, and the owner Elizabeth was friendly and helpful. It was a pretty easy walk from the train station and to the center of town, and it's a nice walk because you walk through a lovely park. The Sycamore is at the end of a very quiet street, so there was essentially no noise. We enjoyed our stay here and would recommend it to anyone going to York!"


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General Information: Welcome to The Sycamore Guest House ... this Edwardian property, originally built as a gentleman's residence around 1904, is now a small family run guest house located in the Yorkshire city of York, England. Guests can enjoy comfortable accommodation, wholesome food, service with a warmth and friendliness that will ensure you feel at home from the moment you arrive.

We try to provide good value for money and an informal atmosphere in which you can truly relax. All rooms benefit from the following:

  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Clock/Radio
  • Hair Dryer
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Washbasin
  • Access to Rooms at All Times
  • Choice of Single, Double, Twin, or Family Room
  • Some Rooms with En-Suite Facilities
  • Car Parking
  • 5 Minute Walk from City Centre

Payment Accepted: Cash, British cheques or Sterling travellers cheques.

Rates: (Prices quoted in UK Pounds).

46-70/room/night

Breakfast included.


"The rooms are tasteful with lots of print and antiques; clean and roomy shared bath; and friendly and helpful hosts. It is a short walk from the train station, allowing a short cut through the beautiful gardens at the York Museum. Walk to town/Minster area took only 10 minutes or less. Full English breakfast was excellent, served in an attractive dining room, linen-covered tables, lovely atmosphere ... Beds were comfortable, topped with a cozy comforter. Rooms were supplied with in room tea and biscuits and a wash stand. There is lots of local information and reading material ... it was the best value of the several B&B's we have tried in York."

" ... the hosts and the food were lovely and it was a nice location, quite close to the town."