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Minster's Reach Holiday Apartments

Bedrooms 2
Space 6,458 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

A selection of luxury holiday apartments in York City Centre

Our luxury holiday apartments are the perfect place to stay during your visit to York. Set just 200 yards from York Minster.

We have 2 bedroomed and 1 bedroomed apartments. They have spacious bedrooms and a sofa beds in the living rooms. All the bedding is high quality linen, for a luxurious feel, and the bedrooms are fitted with lovely modern furnishings.

We also have a travel cot and high chair for our younger guests in each apartment.

They have large LCD TV, DVD and BluRay players, along with an iPod dock and free WiFi, available to all our guests. There is also a TV in the main bedrooms.

The kitchens are well equipped with a microwave, full sized fridge freezer and dishwasher, and all the gadgets you could need during your stay. We also have a 24 hour laundry service available to our guests.

The apartments are within a gated area, and Apartment 2 has a sun deck, ideal for unwinding after your busy day, or perhaps a barbecue.

The apartments are within 20 metres of a 24 hour car park, so it's very handy for transferring bags from the car to the apartment.

The car park also has a number of disabled bays which are free of charge for blue badge holders.

More Details

Jill Aspin
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Other languages can be translated
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time in York and the apartment played a big part in this, of course, the shady courtyard was much appreciated! I was wondering if it is possible to book for 3 nights for about the same time next year?
Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in York in England

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6458 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedrooms each sleep 2 and we have an additional sofa bed in the living room, for occasional use. We also have a travel cot for our younger guests!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Gated Community
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Minster's Reach Holiday Apartments
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

A home away from home

  • 4 of 5

Our family loved this property. It had all the comforts of home. Very clean, spacious and full of thoughtful ideas from books, games, tourist books, coffee, creamer etc. We didn't want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely self contained flat

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time. We stayed in the two bedroom ground floor unit. This flat had access to the bbq and patio in back. Jill was quick to respond to my inquiry about the flat right from the start and always prompt with any questions I had before we arrived. We found the entry instructions easy. Location was fantastic with just a short walk to Monkbar and the centre of York. The flat was clean, and had everything we needed for our week stay.

Beds were very comfortable. The only issue we had which was not at all the fault of the owner, was the neighbour to the back of the apartments. He was very noisy a couple of days in a row non-stop loud music and drunken behaviour. We considered calling the police, but luckily with the window shut and fan on in our bedroom we didn't hear him. It did make it hard to sit outside in the patio area during the day though. Hopefully this was a one off weekend bender for the dude. Overall, we loved it and would stay again, for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review on our York Holiday Apartment. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and your visit to York, and Im very grateful for the positive comments you have made regarding the apartment, the booking process and the customer service that we provided. With regard to the noise you experienced, I have spoken to the landlord of the property nearby and have been assured that this was entirely a one off occasion, brought about by their tenant having a leaving party, so I am comforted that going forward this will not recurr. I can only apologise that you experienced this and wish that you had contacted me at the time to discuss any issues so we could have nipped it in the bud immediately. Please be assured that we have been open for two years now and we had many happy guests staying time and time again at the apartments. We have only had this one issue with noise, so firmly believe that the issue is a one off occurence. Overall, I'm so glad you loved the apartment and that you had everything you needed for your visit to York. The location is second to none, and we have tried to incorporate everything into our apartments to make our guests' stay absolutely perfect! Once again, thank you for your review, I am so happy that you have given us 5 star rating for our apartment and for your visit to York.
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Great apartment. Great location

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent holiday in this apartment. It is lovely, clean and homely, yet modern with wifi and bluray. It has everything you need and all good quality. The apartment is just a coupe of minutes walk from all the attractions in York. The owner is easily contactable and very pleasant and helpful. We would recommend this apartment and will look forward to staying again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely feedback on our apartment at Minster's Reach. I'm glad you had a great time in York and hope that you come to visit again soon!!
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Week's stay July 2011

  • 5 of 5

Location could not be better. Criss crossed the city going through Monk Bar gate many times during our stay. On arrival our taxi driver dropped us at the wrong car park, even though we showed him the printed out directions but we just walked up the road a little. Both Sainsbury's(closes at 8) and Morrisons(at 10) are easily walkable distances. Very well equipped, we did cook only thing I needed was a spatular for the frying pan. Comfy beds and sofas. Wi Fi worked very fast. Would recommend highly to friends. Thank you and good luck.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great comments. The apartments are very new, so every positive review matters so much to us. I agree with your comments on the location of the apartments, they are so close to the city centre, its so easy to pop in for coffee and refreshments during a busy day sightseeing or shopping. We did have a spatula for the frying pan, but perhaps I need to keep a couple 'in stock'!! I will organise this immediately! Thanks for the tip off! I really hope we see you again soon!! Many thanks Jill
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Practically Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the two bedroomed apartment for 5 nights. We found the flat following the directions given without problem. The flat was decorated to a very high standard, and was very clean and well maintained. We had occasion to speak (unwittingly) to the owner who was very pleasant and helpful. We had a lovely relaxing time and found the location of the flat to be just perfect. We would have no hesitation in recommending this flat to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a super time at the apartment, and its good to hear my instructions and directions were easy to follow (directions aren't usually my forte!) We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the apartments as this is so important to everyone staying away from home, so its lovely to hear that you found the apartment so beautifully clean. I hope you visit again soon, and thanks for your wonderful review!
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Minster's reach review

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable, well equipped apartment with good quality furnishings. With places like this I can't believe anyone would spend the money on a hotel! It was perfect for a family to stay and the sofa bed was very comfortable. I wouldn't hesitate to book this again if I were visiting York. Yes, the parking's a pain, but it is everywhere in York, so that shouldn't be a deciding factor. A lovely apartment in a great location. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your lovely comments about our apartment! I really hope you visit the apartment again soon!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Royal Oak or Monkbar Hotel Ba
Nearest Ferry
38 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
Fulford Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
York Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
A1(M) Junction 44
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Monkbar Hotel Restaurant
Nearest Beach
46 Miles
Car: not necessary

Minster's Reach Holiday 2 bedroom apartment is located just 200 yards from York Minster, in the heart of York City Centre. It is situated in the perfect spot, close to all of York's Tourist Attractions, such as the Jorvik Viking Centre, York Castle Museum, The Shambles, Cliffords Tower to name but a few.

The York City Bus Tour stops just 20 yards away from the apartment, so if you pick the Open Top City Tour up at the stop, you can travel right round York on their hop-on, hop-off tour, and end up right back on you doorstep.

The 2 bedroomed apartment is close to York's many restaurants and bars, and is perfectly positioned for visits to York Theatre Royal during your stay.

Golf: Fulford Golf Club is just under 3 miles away from the apartment. Visitors are welcome at the club on Weekdays and occasionally on Sundays. Green Fees range from £30 - £55, or you can pay a day rate if you prefer.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in York, Yorkshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring Term 2
2 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring Half Term
26 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring Term 3
5 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer Hols
14 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Autum Term 1
2 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Winter Term 2
5 Nov 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note that the 'NIGHTLY' RATE IS BASED ON A 2 NIGHT STAY.
ADDITIONAL NIGHTS over 2 nights are £50-£60 (except very high season)
Longer breaks of 3, 4 & 5 nights are available at a DISCOUNTED nightly rate all year round. Just ask!

We are very flexible so if your specific dates aren't available, just email us and we will try to help!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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