• About Monks Retreat

    City hideaway for couples looking for a romantic retreat, just minutes from the magnificent minster and riverside bars.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Bike store
      Bike store
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Ground floor facilities
      Ground floor facilities
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Highchair
      Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Romantic collection
      Romantic collection
    • Television
      Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Open plan
      Open plan
    • Entrance ramp/level access
      Entrance ramp/level access
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Station within 1 mile
      Station within 1 mile
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "City hideaway for couples looking for a romantic retreat just minutes from the magnificent minster and riverside bars.All on the \nground floor.\nOpen plan living space.\nLiving area \nWith Freeview TV DVD player with a selection of DVDs iPod dock and CD player.\n\nDining area.\nKitchen area \nWith electric cooker microwave fridgefreezer and washerdryer.\n\nBedroom \nWith double bed and Freeview TV.\n\nBathroom\n With shower over bath and toilet.Electric central heating bed linen towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 1 car 100 yards gated access via fob. No smoking.If you are searching for a romantic retreat with all your home comforts but still want the buzz of city life then Monks Retreat may just tick the boxes.\nBoasting its own entrance with security gates and nestled in a courtyard setting this holiday apartment is furnished to modern standards and with its close proximity to York there is sure to be all you need for a memorable break away.\nJust a 4 minute walk will take you into the city centre where a good selection of shops a beautiful cathedral street entertainers and a whole host of coffee houses restaurants and pubs are on offer. Jump aboard a river cruise and explore the River Ouse at your leisure or enjoy a drink at one of the riverside bars.\nTravel a little further and the spa town of Harrogate is easily accessible. Enjoy exploring the streets lined with independent and boutique shops or stop for a tasty treat at Betty’s Tearooms the perfect way to relax and unwind as you watch the world pass by.\nFor those in search of some retail therapy the city of Leeds is well worth a visit. Under an hours’ drive and filled with high street shops bars restaurants and one of the largest covered markets in Europe there is plenty to keep you busy here.\nIf you are searching for some adventure of a different kind then head to the coast where a selection of seaside towns are waiting to be enjoyed. From the beaches and seafront of Scarborough to traditional fish and chips at Whitby or discover Filey Brigg at Filey a popular destination for a moonlit walk as you take in all that surrounds you.\nCycle hire is available nearby and the owner also provides use of bathrobes and slippers. Shops pubs and restaurants 150 yards." https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/143/840/1431785.jpg 24893

    Monks Retreat reviews collected by Reevoo

    10.0 out of 10 – based on 7 reviews

    Overall rating

    10.0

    Comfort and Equipment

    9.9

    Location

    10.0

    Cleanliness

    10.0

    Value for money

    9.7

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    10
    out of 10

    Monks Retreat is a very special place in the centre of York. Would highly recommend this cottage apartment - the owner met us with a lovely afternoon tea and helped to ensure we had a great stay and discovered some hidden gems in York.

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    2019-11-28

    10
    out of 10

    Excellent location being just a short walk into the centre. Very secluded and quiet. Made to feel very welcome by Mary. Cannot think of any faults with this property. Definitely recommended.

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    2019-09-29

    10
    out of 10

    A lovely quiet holiday home. So convenient for the City centra and all York has to offer. Once parked the car wheels never turned till we left. Easy wander to Sainsbury’s and so many restaurants and pubs, spoilt for choice. We look forward to returning.

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    2019-10-25

    10
    out of 10

    This was a fantastic apartment, we loved it. Everything you could imagine was provided and the location in the city was excellent. We were met by the owners who helped us in with our luggage and had a lovely afternoon tea waiting for us. We are booking again.

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    2019-07-01

    10
    out of 10

    A comfortable and well appointed place to stay within easy reach of all of Yorks places of interest. I would recommend it as a holiday location in the historic city of york.

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    2019-06-03

    10
    out of 10

    Excellently situated accommodation for all sights and amenities in York

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    2019-05-20

    10
    out of 10



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    2019-04-10

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