If you're visiting Whitby and after a little bit of unique luxury, we have picked a selection of fabulous boutique hotels in Whitby for you to choose from.
There are many, varied ways of enjoying a break in the pretty town of Whitby. This is one of the UK’s finest destinations for visiting the beach, soaking up lovely scenery and visiting historic sights. We have picked out a selection of fabulous boutique hotels in Whitby, some have individually designed rooms but others simply have a boutique feel due to having a cosy number of rooms and excellent, personalised service. Here is a selection of boutique hotels in Whitby for you to consider for your next break.
White Horse and Griffin
This property is a 3-minute walk from the beach. Set in a 17th-century building, this guest accommodation serves local, fresh seafood in its restaurant and has elegant rooms. Whitby’s sandy beach is less than a 10-minutes’ walk from the White Horse & Griffin. Tea and coffee facilities are provided in all rooms. Some rooms have original features such as bare stone walls or a wooden-beamed ceiling. A log fire features in the White Horse’s bar and bistro, which serves both vegetarian and meat dishes.
Jet Black Jewel
This boutique holiday accommodation on Whitby’s west side comprises nine bespoke rooms, each with a peculiar tale to tell of Whitby history, folklore and legend. Their aim is to provide something a little bit different from the norm with a quirky approach to decor and a love of storytelling; not just accommodation, but a destination for those looking for the full Whitby experience.
The Resolution Hotel
This property is a 6-minute walk from the beach. The Resolution Hotel offers en suite accommodation in the very heart of Whitby, just 450 yards from Whitby's stunning beach and piers. The hotel is home to the renowned Vault restaurant and Main Deck bar, and free WiFi is available in all public spaces. Each room is traditionally decorated with modern touches and comes with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms at the Resolution command impressive views over the rooftops of Whitby Abbey and the harbour made famous in the novel Dracula. The Hotel is located in an Old Mansion building that dates back to 1776 when it was referred to as the ‘Most beautiful building in Whitby'.
The Leeway is a fantastic place to stay for those seeking a boutique experience in Whitby. Rated as a four-star, gold award-winning bed and breakfast, The Leeway has a lot to offer guests. The breakfast is locally sourced and created from the finest ingredients; the full English breakfast is the stuff of legend! In the bedroom, you'll luxuriate in the finest Egyptian cotton and lavender mist pillows for a restful nights sleep.
All rooms are individually and tastefully styled, using Laura Ashley, Orla Kiely, Harlequinn wallpapers, and soft furnishings. There is a kettle in every room with a large selection of Organic Teas and Fair Trade coffee, filter coffee and hot chocolates. They also include all the little extras to make your stay special.
Mulgrave Country Cottage
Mulgrave Cottage Luxury B&B is set in woodlands in the beautiful quaint Valley of Sandsend. The property boasts extensive gardens with a stream running the length, with a great outlook from the rooms. The accommodation comes with a residence lounge, with a TV and Xbox. Flat-screen TVs in all rooms all Ensuite, Toiletries and robes also offered. Whitby is 5km, and Scarborough is 30km.
The big thing at the Riviera Guest House in Whitby is the stunning sea views. Most of the 15 individually styled rooms have a sea view and the floor to ceiling bay windows offer some of the most sought after views in the whole town. Like the Leeway, the Riviera is a guest house rather than a traditional hotel but the boutique feel of this place is the main attraction. The king-size and superior four-poster rooms are some of the best to be had in Whitby.
Dillons Of Whitby
Dillons was born from a desire to create much more than the traditional seaside B&B. Enormous attention to detail in the renovation of this Victorian property provides for five individually styled guest rooms with facilities to rival the very best boutique hotels. As the only 5 stars accredited B & B in central Whitby also to be recommended in the Michelin Guide, the highest standards of hospitality are ensured. You will find your room elegant and well-appointed; characterful styling, sumptuous linens, quality teas and coffees, luxurious ensuites finished with Molton Brown toiletries, its a very special B&B indeed. Overlooking beautiful Pannett Park and only a stone’s throw from the town centre, famous harbourside with its abundance of great eateries, bars and tourist attractions, Dillons is the perfect place to stay in Whitby.
La Rosa Boutique Hotel
This stylish, romantic boutique hotel is in the West Cliff area of Whitby. It is a stunning townhouse and it also has a fascinating history, with Lewis Carroll once being a regular visitor here. The gorgeous views are among the many highlights here. Also sure to delight you are the individually decorated rooms, each drawing inspiration from the rich history of Whitby. The tea room is another terrific part of the hotel, with great drinks and homemade cake served. Overall, staying in this hotel is a little bit like taking a step back in time, with no TVs or phones in the rooms to distract you from the pleasure of a relaxing break.
The Stables At Cross Butts
The Stables have a unique and special place on their hands! Their rooms and restaurant have a relaxed, rustic feel to them whilst providing every high-standard comfort for the modern traveller. The former farmhouse, complete with converted stables and barns, reminds you that you're in the middle of the stunning Yorkshire countryside. Settle in by the open fireside in winter, or in the summer months make the best use of the wonderful beer garden. The family-run restaurant serves a varied seasonal menu in a rustic setting, with exposed beams and flagstone floors. The views of the Esk Valley can be enjoyed from the garden room complete with its own log burner.
With just 6 luxury rooms, The Langley is the sort of home from home that it is easy to fall in love with. This is officially classed as a 5-star bed and breakfast, sitting in the White Cliff area and with some stunning views out to the North Sea. Guests tend to love the friendly, warm service on offer here. Breakfast is also a treat, with the grand dining room offering lovely views that help get any day off to an unbeatable start while you enjoy a hearty breakfast. The rooms themselves are all large and well-equipped. They are all en-suite and have everything you would expect from a good hotel, such as a widescreen TV, Wi-Fi connection, courtesy tray and a mini-fridge.
The final option in our list of boutique hotels in Whitby is called Raithwaite Estate. This hotel sits on 100 acres of ground that include a spa as well as a number of picturesque stone cottages. There is a variety of accommodation in this estate, featuring both traditional hotel rooms and those unique cottages. In either case, you get a luxury room and quality service, all with a stunning woodland backdrop. This hotel is well situated for taking advantage of both the attractive coastline and the North York Moors. It is the type of hotel that is perfect for that special occasion when you want to get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life.
By choosing a Whitby boutique hotel you can enjoy the sort of relaxing atmosphere that helps you to make the most of this town by the sea. All of these hotels offer you a fantastic place to stay when you next visit Whitby.