It’s not as easy to find a bed & breakfast in York that welcomes children as you might think (or hope). But here are three options where there’s a family room and no age restrictions.
This Little Vikings Award-winning guest house just outside the city walls offers a warm welcome to families visiting York. Recently renovated, these former 18th century cottages have lost none of their charm. We love the fact that there is a dedicated family room, perfect for people with children looking for somewhere to stay in York.
Facilities: The family room is a double bedroom with ensuite shower room and adjoining children’s room with two single bed. It must be booked exclusively by phone (call 01904 655 947). All rooms have a TV and tea and coffee-making facilities and breakfast is freshly cooked on the Aga.
Monkgate Guest House, 65 Monkgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 7PA
This award-winning bed and breakfast, in an elegant Georgian town house, is situated a short walk from York city centre. Choose from eleven recently renovated ensuite rooms located over three floors. Unusually, there are two large family rooms.
Facilities The two family rooms are very large, so you won’t be tripping over each other. All rooms are elegant and comfortable, with TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. You might want to go for an early run on the nearby race course to work up an appetite for breakfast, as there’s ample choice of cooked and continental delights.
Carlton House, 134 The Mount, York, YO24 1AS
A brilliant option for families travelling on a budget, Safestay York is a smart city hostel in a Georgian townhouse just a couple of minutes from York city centre. While single and younger travellers might opt for the dormitory option, families might be happier in the private en-suite family room (double bed and single bed).
Facilities: Café/bar, lounge, cot available on request, free wi-fi, private courtyard
Micklegate House, 88-90 Micklegate, York YO1 6JX