Looking for Whitby hotels with a sea view? Here are 8 established hotels in Whitby with sea views
According to several of the main hotel booking websites the Yorkshire town of Whitby boasts more than 140 hotels and B&B’s. What’s more, some of these hotels offer stunning sea views. We have listed 8 of the best hotels in Whitby with sea views below.
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The Riviera Guest House in Whitby with sea views
Although not technically a hotel, the Riviera Guest House is a 15 bedroom, family run establishment located in a prime position on Whitby’s West Cliff; one of the area’s finest sea fronts. It offers excellent views out across the North Sea to the East Cliff where Whitby Abbey, the churchyard of St Mary’s and the beautiful Tate Hill Sands can clearly be seen. You can also see the hustle and bustle of Whitby harbour and the surround bay.
The guesthouse is within easy walking distance of Whitby town centre with its good selection of shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. It’s also close to the harbour area where, on a nice day, you can enjoy a relaxing boat trip and really make the most of Whitby’s coastal position.
A few things to be aware of with regards to the Riviera Guest House include the on-road parking i.e. no private parking facilities, and the fact that not all bedrooms offer sea views. Other than these small considerations the guest house is a friendly, beautifully presented establishment that goes further than offering just bed, breakfast and evening meal.
Address: 4 Crescent Terrace, Whitby, YO21 3EL
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The Royal Hotel in Whitby with sea views
Occupying a prime position on West Cliff, the Royal Hotel is easily the largest of our hotels in Whitby with sea views. Overlooking the harbour, the hotel (or more precisely the pavement in front of the hotel) marks the spot on which Bram Stoker is reputed to have stood when he first looked out over the bay and formed the initial ideas for his classic novel Dracula.
The hotel itself offers up some of the best sea views in Whitby, with the iconic Whalebone Arch and Whitby Abbey being amongst the visible sights. The vast majority of the 100 bedrooms have sea views although there are a few that don’t so do specify when booking. The breakfast room, restaurant and bar also overlook the ocean, as does the outdoor terrace, making evenings at the hotel a lovely experience.
The bedrooms are, as you would expect, spacious and fully equipped with all the normal amenities. It should be noted however that the details for the hotel say that they can’t accommodate children. This may simply mean that they don’t have the facilities to add extra beds to rooms but it is worth checking out.
With private parking nearby, elevators and evening entertainment, the Royal Hotel really does offer everything you’d want from a Whitby hotel. Close to the town centre while being quiet and relaxing, this hotel is an all-round winner.
Address: Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3HA
The Seacliffe Hotel in Whitby with sea views
This excellent Whitby hotel is located just north of West Cliff on North Promenade and offers some of the most beautiful views of the North Sea and harbour that you’ll find in the area. This said, it’s important to note that while the bedrooms at the front of the hotel do have sea views, the bedrooms at the back overlook the pretty garden and patio area (still very pleasant views).
All 17 of the rooms at the Seacliffe Hotel are well equipped and very comfortable. Arranged over 3 floors, they range from standard doubles to sea view premier rooms with a bay window. It is worth mentioning that this hotel is very family friendly and has a family suite available as well as rooms that can accommodate additional beds and travel cots.
With regards to Whitby town centre the Seacliffe Hotel is around 15 minutes’ walk away. This puts it in the enviable position of being far enough away from the hustle and bustle to enjoy a quiet, relaxing stay but still being close enough for a walk in to town should the desire arise.
Address: 12 North Promenade, Whitby, YO21 3JX
The White House Hotel
The White House Hotel is the smallest of the featured Whitby hotels with sea views with only 10 rooms but it’s also less than 5 minutes away from beautiful beaches and it has possible the nicest sea views available. Again, situated on the West Cliff, this family run hotel offers a quiet, intimate atmosphere, excellent food made with local produce and freshly caught seafood and a guest discount for the adjoining Whitby golf course (perfect if you’re looking for a golfing getaway).
Being a 15 minute walk from Whitby town centre, the White house Inn is surrounded by lovely gardens, a terrace and a beer garden. It also has free onsite parking, free wifi and family-friendly rooms i.e. it has a family room for 2 adults and 1 child and a separate annexe with a double and twin room.
It may not be as big or as grand as some of the hotels in Whitby but the White House Inn offers everything you’ll need on a family holiday, not least of which is the stunning sea view from both the hotel and the beer garden.
Address: Upgang Lane, Whitby, YO21 3JJ
This family run home in Whitby is situated in a peaceful location long North Promenade next-door to The Wheeldale Hotel. Morningside Hotel benefits from superb sea views and these can be enjoyed by guests from the tastefully decorated lounge while relaxing with friends or from the restaurant while you enjoy your filling full English breakfast.
Owners, Paul and Sandra, pride themselves on high standards on cleanliness and service. Supported by a roster of friendly staff your stay will be a comfortable and pleasant one as the proprietors of this Whitby hotel with sea views strive for excellence throughout your visit.
Morningside Hotel is a non smoking premises for the enjoyment of and well being of all guests. There is ample off road secure parking for all guests at the front of the hotel. Paul and Sandra work a short season; starting around Easter and extending through to late October just after the Goth Weekend. Book your stay doing the peak summer months to be sure of a stay at one of Whitby best hotels with a sea view.
Tel: 01947 604030
Please mention “The Whitby Guide” when booking by phone
Address: 10 North Promenade, Whitby YO21 3JX
La Rosa Whitby Hotel With Sea Views
Rated by Conde Nast as one of the Top 15 Hotels in the UK, this stunning Victorian themed hotel has it all; impressively decorated rooms, quirky hamper breakfast and a superb sea view. Once frequented by a certain Lewis Carroll, author of the delightful and infamous ‘Alice In Wonderland’ novel, you can relive the fantasy and romance with a stay at La Rosa.
Stepping into La Rosa is like falling through the rabbit hole directly into the Mad Hatters Tea Party. The decadently furnished rooms are fun and opulent and offer a touch of joy as you drift into a fantastic dreamscape of white rabbits, talking clocks and mind bending riddles.
Conveniently located for Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff Beach and the Whale Bone Arch. A short stroll down Khyber Pass puts you right in the heart of the Harbourside attractions, pubs and restaurants. If you’re looking for a hotel in Whitby with a sea view then La Rosa really is the pick of the bunch.
Book your stay directly for the best price via this link or call 01947 606981 and mention The Whitby Guide for the best deal.
Address: 5 East Terrace, Whitby YO21 3HB
The Wheeldale Hotel
Guests at The Wheeldale Hotel in Whitby are sure of a warm welcome and a very relaxing stay in one of the super comfortable bed rooms. Peter and the team are on hand to ensure that your stay is everything that you would expect from a family run establishment.
You’ll find The Wheeldale occupying a prime position on the North Promenade on the West Cliff (view the webcam). This superb location on the sea front means that you’re just a short walk to Whitby beach, Whitby Pavilion and The Met Bar and Ballroom, where during the summer you’ll be supping a pint of fine ale or a chilled glass of your favourite wine sat in the extensive beer garden over looking the North Sea.
Relax in a double en-suite room with Sky Sports and super fast BT broadband and an expansive view across the North Promenade, West Cliff Beach and the North Sea. There’s ample off street secure parking for guests at The Wheeldale and the home cooked breakfast prepared with locally sourced ingredients is the stuff of legend. The perfect start to your day exploring this fantastic coastal town.
Please mention “The Whitby Guide” when booking by phone.
Address: 11, North Promenade, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3JX
The Marine Hotel
A stay at the The Marine Hotel guarantees that you’ll be right at the beating heart of the Whitby nightlife and restaurant scene. Set back off the main Harbourside, with a commanding position on the corner of Pier Road, this superb Whitby hotel offers stunning sea views across the harbour towards the East Side and the lighthouses. An enviable location that provides the best of the everything.
The Marine Hotel benefits rom its own restaurant and bar which provides a sophisticated offering for lovers of sea food and fine wines. The atmosphere in the restaurant is classy and cool, with clientele making the most of the fresh sea food, delicious wine and stunning aspect of the harbour. After dinner, enjoy a fabulous cocktail and listen to live music in the bar.
Room 3 is the pick of the accommodation with the sun room and balcony delivering the full sea view experience in the very heart of the Whitby scene. Guests can enjoy bed, breakfast and a meal for two when booking directly via the link below.
Address: 13 Marine Parade, Whitby, YO21 3PR
We have featured these Whitby hotels with sea views above because of the amenities they offer and because they are representative of the wide range of holiday establishments available.
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Article last updated: 07/03/2018
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