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Franklin House, University of York

University Residence

PLEASE NOTE: FRANKLIN HOUSE CAN NOT TAKE ANY QUARANTINE PURPOSE BOOKING. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY BOOKED AND WILL NEED TO QUARANTINE IN FRANKLIN HOUSE, PLEASE INFORM YORK CONFERENCES.  THE BOOKING WILL BE CANCELLED  AND  FULLY REFUNDED. 

Franklin House is between Alcuin College and the STEM Centre and is used exclusively for visiting guests to the university. 

York is a city famous for the iconic York Minster, exquisite architecture, a tangle of quaint cobbled streets including The Shambles. Boutique shopping, a vibrant café and restaurant culture and world-class museums such as the National Railway Museum and the unique Jorvik Centre make York a wonderful place to visit.

York City Centre is about 15 minutes away by bus or car.

There is a mixture of double and single bedrooms with tea and coffee making facilities, colour TVs and an ensuite shower room, ideal for the business or leisure traveller. Breakfast is included in the rate.

Please note that York Conferences at the University of York do not accept stag or hen parties and reserves the right to remove you and your group from the site should you breach these Terms and Conditions.


Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 07:00 (7:00am) - 09:30 (9:30am)

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4.0 5 0.5

Hopefully the cooked breakfast option could be available in the future.

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4.4 5 0.5

Ideal place to stay a mile (Nice walk)outside city centre. Clean, comfy beds, TV and tea and coffee in the room. Bag with decent breakfast handed over when checking in. Would definitely stay again.

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4.4 5 0.5

Very good room with all the facilities, tea, coffee making, towels, shampoo, shower gel etc. A short walk to the entrance from the nearest car park. Plenty of safe parking. Would strongly recommend. Great value.

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5.0 5 0.5

Excellent value for money. Room was very clean with good facilities. Excellent bus service into town from campus. Staff at the reception area were extremely friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend!

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2.8 5 0.5

Was supposed to be B&B but apparently they don't do breakfast at the weekend! Also instructions and maps for parking, finding the building and checkout were pretty non-existent. Room clean and comfortable and well-equipped.

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3.6 5 0.5

Basics covered. Entrance not obvious from recommend carpark - had to walk around entire building to find it. Ensuite shower wet room - would prefer a cubicle. Lot of people noise during most of the night (it was the start of Uni term so I guess there was a lot of high jinks.) Nowhere to leave roo...

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4.0 5 0.5

Need to make it easier to collect and return your room keycard as if you don’t have a car, having to walk from where you have to pick up your keycard in market square and then onto Franklin House is a real pain. It was far better when you could collect your keycard ( and return it) to the recept...

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4.4 5 0.5

Booking included breakfast which was available 7.30 to 9.00. we came to breakfast approx 8.30 each morning but fried food was long cooked and practically in-edible.

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5.0 5 0.5

Staff very welcoming and friendly, room was lovely for what we needed bed comfy. Toiletries. towels and plenty of tea and coffee etc. Nice quiet surroundings and tidy premises breakfast was plentiful and a variety. The accommodation is a way from the city centre but you can walk which is about 20...

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Facilities & information

Summary

No smoking

Lifts

Facilities

Free broadband access (wifi)

Television

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Hair dryers

Recreations

Pub (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

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Address: Franklin House, Alcuin Way, Heslington, York, Yorkshire, YorkYO10 5NB, United Kingdom

All the Franklin House guests check-in at Vanbrugh Receiption, located at The Informatin Centre, Market Squre. This reception is open 24 hours 7 days a week.  

Parking is free on campus till September 1, 2021.Charges will apply from September 1 between 0800 - 1800 Monday - Friday and will remain free of charge between 6pm and 8am Monday to Friday, on weekends and bank holidays. 

For directions and maps please visit http://www.york.ac.uk/about/maps

A fire evacuation leaflet is displayed in each bedroom and guests are asked to familiarise themselves with the exit route and assembly point in the case of a fire.

Please refer to this site map  https://yorkconferences.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Alcuin-College-Block-Plan.pdf to assist with finding your accommodation.   

 

Nearest railway station - York Railway Station.

The No.66 bus runs to/from campus every 10-15 minutes with a journey time of approximately 15 minutes depending on traffic.

A taxi to campus from the station takes c.15mins and costs approximately £8.00

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