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This award-winning Victorian guest house offers 4-star accommodations and free on-site parking for all guests, just 15 minutes’ walk from York University. A delicious breakfast is provided each morning, and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the building.

A picturesque, 20-minute stroll along the river will take you to the historic city center, and York Racecourse is just a mile from Midway House. York Minster, the Jorvik Viking Center and the famous Shambles are a short walk or 5-minute bus journey away.

Rooms at Midway House are bright and individually decorated, and all offer private bathrooms, except one, which has a shared bathroom. Every room has a flat-screen TV and free tea and coffee making facilities.

Midway House has a large and sunny dining room, and a residents’ lounge, which has comfortable seating and a TV.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Midway Guest House has been welcoming guests since Oct 13, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan

Free Parking Available On Site


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Host Info

Host Review Score

Midway House is exactly half way between London and Edinburgh and is sited on the old coaching road between these two cities. It is a detached Victorian Villa and provides excellent accommodation. We have a private on site car park.
Paul and Helen are your hosts at MidwayHouse.
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • York Barbican
    0.8 miles
  • Knavesmire
    0.9 miles
  • York County Court
    0.9 miles
  • York Castle Museum
    0.9 miles
  • University of York
    0.9 miles
  • York Crown Court
    1 miles
  • Cliffords Tower
    1 miles
  • Clifford's Tower
    1 miles
  • Walmgate
    1 miles
  • Borthwick Institute for Archives
    1 miles
Top attractions
  • York Train Station
    1.4 miles
  • York Train Station
    1.4 miles
  • York Minster
    1.5 miles
  • Bramham Park
    12.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport
    24.3 miles
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport
    32.4 miles
  • Humberside Airport
    38.5 miles
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Amenities of Midway Guest House
  • Hairdryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Midway Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Until 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Midway Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there are two check-in periods at Midway House.

Guests can check in between 11:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 19:00.

Saturday check in is between 10.00 and 13.00 and then 17.00 to 19.00.

Later check- ins are offered via key safe by prior arrangement.

Please note, food is not permitted in rooms.

Please note that the guest dining room is currently closed due to the social distancing guidelines. Breakfast will be delivered to guest rooms only.

No group bookings of more than 3 rooms unless by prior arrangement.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Midway Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

FAQs about Midway Guest House

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Midway Guest House by:

    • Car 55min

  • Midway Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Midway Guest House is 1.2 miles from the center of York.

  • Room options at Midway Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Triple

  • Check-in at Midway Guest House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Guests staying at Midway Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan

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