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Commitment to excellent hospitality has earned The Limes 4 stars and a Silver Award for guest accommodations. This family-run, Victorian house offers an award-winning breakfast and is a pleasant riverside walk from York city center.

The freshly cooked breakfast uses locally sourced produce, served in the elegant dining room. The Limes is also licensed to serve alcohol. Guests can also relax on comfy sofas, watch the lounge’s TV or listen to music.

Each room at The Limes has an en suite shower room with heated towel rail, fluffy towels and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.

Rooms also have free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with Freeview and an iPod docking station. A welcome tray in each room includes tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits, sweets and raisins.

The Limes also offers free private parking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

The Limes has been welcoming guests since Aug 2, 2005

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Parking Available On Site


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Host Info

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A very warm welcome awaits you at The Limes Guesthouse here in the historic City of York. We are a family run business and pride ourselves on the personal touch and attention to detail to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible which has earned us the 4 star rating and a Silver Award for guest accommodation providing bed and breakfast. For the last six years we have been awarded the VisitEngland Kellogs Breakfast Award for excellence. We provide a free private car park, free wireless internet access and for added comfort The Limes is fully non-smoking throughout. The Limes is licensed. Opening times of the lounge bar may vary due to staffing and demand. Drinks may also be purchased and consumed in your bedroom if required. Wine, Champagne (by the bottle) large or small bottles of prosecco and bottled beers can be pre ordered for your room. Guests can unwind in the lounge, sit outside in better weather or simply relax in the comfort and privacy of your own en-suite room. The Limes is ideally situated for York Races, York University, McArthur Glen Designer Outlet and The City Centre where you can visit the many attractions such as, Jorvik Viking Centre, ...
The Limes is located in a quiet residential area 1.1 mile from the History City centre of York. The city centre can be reached by Car/Taxi, a good regular bus service or along a pleasant riverside walk which take approximately 20 minutes. The Limes is in easy reach of York Racecourse, York University, McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, York Barbican Event Venue and Fulford Golf Club as well as the city centre.
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • York Barbican
    0.8 miles
  • York County Court
    0.9 miles
  • York Castle Museum
    0.9 miles
  • University of York
    0.9 miles
  • York Crown Court
    0.9 miles
  • Knavesmire
    0.9 miles
  • Cliffords Tower
    0.9 miles
  • Clifford's Tower
    1 miles
  • Walmgate
    1 miles
  • Borthwick Institute for Archives
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Plough Pub
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • York Train Station
    1.4 miles
  • York Train Station
    1.4 miles
  • York Minster
    1.4 miles
  • Bramham Park
    12.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport
    24.3 miles
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport
    32.5 miles
  • Humberside Airport
    38.6 miles
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Amenities of The Limes
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
Media & Technology
  • TV
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Until 10:30 AM


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Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Official checking in policy is to either arrive before 14:00 or after 18:00. However this is flexible and if you would like to arrive between 14:00 and 18:00 please contact the hotel to advise as such.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Limes

  • Room options at The Limes include:

    • Double
    • Quad
    • Triple

  • The prices at The Limes may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Limes is 1.2 miles from the center of York.

  • The Limes offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at The Limes can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Check-in at The Limes is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.