Very popular with international travellers and backpackers, Holmlea Guesthouse offers ideal clean and comfortable budget accommodation within walking distance of York city centre. We are located just 400 yards from York's medieval walls which surround the city centre. We are situated within the Bishopthorpe Road area of York, a quiet and safe base with good local amenities for your visit to our beautiful city. Holmlea is centrally placed for: York Minster, The Shambles, The Racecourse, The National Railway Museum and The Jorvik Centre. We provide free, safe on-street permit parking directly outside Holmlea.
Holmlea is a quirky, charming victorian guesthouse run and staffed by a young family, we welcome all visitors to york with big smiles, we offer double, twin, family and triple rooms, all with en-suite or private non-shared bathrooms. We also have ground floor rooms with wide access for the partially disabled. Holmlea accommodates up to 16 guests and offers inexpensive, high quality accommodation from only £18-£30 per person, with room and front door keys for 24-hour access. All of our rooms are non-smoking.
Free wifi in all rooms and comunal areas.
Free on-street permit parking.
Free continenental breakfast.
Free smiles :)
York's busy shopping centre, museums and racecourse are all within easy reach of Holmlea. We recommend that you leave your car near the guesthouse night or day during your stay and enjoy a riverside stroll into the heart of York.
Train: Holmlea Guesthouse is a short taxi ride from York Railway Station and costs around £4.50.
Walking: Holmlea Guesthouse is approximately a 10 - 15 minute walk from the train station, directions as follows: turn right out of the front of the station onto Queen Street, follow the road down until arriving at the road junction, you will see Micklegate Bar on your left which leads you back into the city centre. Turn right onto Blossom Street, you will pass the Odeon cinema on your right and a KFC on your left, keep walking on the left of Blossom Street passing South Parade, East Mount Road, Park Street before turning into Scarcroft Road. Walk along Scarcroft Road, passing a Victorian school set back from the road on your left. You will then come to some terraced house streets on your right, keep walking up Scarcroft Road until you arrive at Scott Street, turn into this Street and walk all the way up and Holmlea Guesthouse is the last building on your right on the corner of Scott Street and Southlands Road.
Breakfast Included, Internet Access, Laundry, Luggage Storage, Bike Parking, Free Carpark