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The Bloomsbury

(27 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.6
  • Value 4.9
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.7
  • Service 5.0
  • Location 4.8

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The Bloomsbury Information


This family run bed & breakfast offers a range of king, double, twin and single occupancy en-suite rooms and is just a short walk from the historic York Minster and city centre. Situated in a leafy area of York, this beautiful Victorian town house is close to all of York's attractions such as The Jorvik Viking Centre, National Railway Museum, Castle Museum, Knavesmire Racecourse, The Shambles and many more. Winner of the Visit York Bed & Breakfast of the Year 2016, The Bloomsbury offers a variety of bedrooms, all with en-suite, tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen colour televisions. Free high-speed Wi-Fi is available for the use of all our guests. We take pride in our breakfasts and strive to source our ingredients as locally as possible, our thick cut bacon and succulent sausages are from Neary's Butchers on Clifton Green; a mere stone's throw from The Bloomsbury. We also offer a variety of cereals, fresh fruits and yoghurts and can cater for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets with prior notice.


  • Baggage store
  • Bike lock-up
  • High speed internet
  • WiFi internet


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-site parking

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Free breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Horse racing
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Shopping - boutique
  • Shopping - outlet
  • Squash court
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking


The front door has two steps into the entrance vestibule with another door into the hallway. Carpeted surface in entrance hall. Stairs to all floors are wide and gradual. Please note, as it's a Victorian property, The Bloomsbury does not have lift facilities.


Check in: 16:00 till 22:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:30
Child Policy: Adults only
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: No pets
Accommodation type: Bed and Breakfast
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Train from York Train Station (1.1 miles)
    Keep left before leaving the front entrance of the station. Walk through the car-park and exit down the ramps. Turn left and cross the bridge over the river, double back underneath the bridge and follow the river upstream to the next bridge. Turn right onto Water End. Cross at the traffic lights, turn right and continue along Water End to the main road (Clifton). Turn left and the Bloomsbury is just on your left. Approximately 20 minutes walk, not recommended with heavy luggage
  • Road from York Outer Ring Road A1237 (1.5 miles)
    At the roundabout adjoining the A19 to the York Outer Ring Road (A1237), take the exit to York Centre. The Bloomsbury is situated just over a mile along the A19/Shipton Road/Clifton on the right hand side of the road after a set of traffic lights, opposite Clifton Parish Church.
  • Bus from York Train Station (1.3 miles)
    Exit the station from the front main entrance and turn left along Station Road. Continue along Station Road, keeping The Royal York Hotel on your left. Cross at the traffic lights and join Station Avenue, the bus stop will be on your left. Take the number 2 'Park and Ride' bus. (Every 10 minutes until 7pm) Alight at Clifton Green. Continue along Clifton across the Green. The Bloomsbury will be on your left opposite Clifton Parish Church.

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