We explore some of the best bed and breakfasts in Staithes.
In it’s day, Staithes used to be one of the largest fishing ports along the North East coast. Swarms of busy vessels would frequent its harbours and armies of fishermen would roll in and out of the bustling villages oldest inns. Today, it’s a charming little village that oozes tonnes of fisherman character and bags of history.
It’s the perfect getaway location for travellers that enjoy exploring such quaint little seaside settlements, beaches along the beautiful North Yorkshire Coast, as well as those who wish to hike along Yorkshire's many enticing cliff top paths. If this sounds like the ideal place for your next holiday trip, in this article we’re looking at the 3 most central bed and breakfasts nestled right near the heart of the village. Have a look through and see if any of these cosy establishments sound like the right base for your upcoming visit.
The Captain Cook Inn; Proper Pub and B&B in Staithes
The Captain Cook Inn sits near the top of Staithes and is just 10 miles away from the popular harbour town of Whitby. This Staithes B&B features nine rooms that are all en-suite and filled with the essential that most would expect including TVs, refreshment trays and basic toiletries. The Inn provides free Wi-Fi throughout as well as free parking! Fans of a good pint will be very pleased with the range of ale’s available at the bar including the locally brewed Northern Navigator which is certainly worth a try if you like to sample native produce.
The menu at The Captain Cook Inn is attractive and varied along with a specials menu that is updated daily. There is a dining room for those that wish to eat at an elegant table but guests are just was welcome to sit and eat at the bar if you prefer. If you stay over the weekend, it’s well worth trying the Inn’s generous Sunday lunch. All the food is prepared on site which definitely helps to ensure the menu has a fresh and home cooked feel.
Phone: +44 1947 840 200
The Royal George; Fishermans Inn and bed and breakfast in Staithes
The Royal George has a real local pub feel and is ready to welcome anyone who appreciates a fine pint, great food and needs a warm and comfortable place to stay while in Staithes. This Inn does have en-suite rooms available and has recently gone through a change of ownership, meaning all the staff are especially keen to impress all guests! This pub sits towards the bottom of the village so it’s great for those who want to be as close as possible to the short stretch of sandy beach in Staithes.
The Royal George is the oldest pub in Staithes. The staff and owners take pride in the warmth of their hospitality and the pub makes a excellent pit stop for anyone looking to enjoy the well known Cleveland Way Walk. The team manage a welcoming Friday night quiz that features special drink offers, so it can be well worth trying to arrive on a Friday night! Guest can have a go at putting their general knowledge to the test if you manage to arrive in time. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the pub as well as TV’s in the dining room and bar that broadcast the latest live prime sporting events.
During the summer, guest can enjoy the secluded garden behind the pub that features an array of flowers, plants, and lights. Meals can be taken alfresco and visitors are welcome to sit out and enjoy the days end when it’s warm enough to do so.
Phone: +44 1947 841 432
Roraima House; Traditional Staithes B&B
Roraima House dates back to the 1890s. It was built by a sea captain called John Trattles and named after his steamship the SS Roraima. The inn is a large three-storey Victorian building that sits at the top end of the village of Staithes. It is perfect for guests that want to be on higher ground to enjoy great views of the village. The house offers free parking to B&B guests that is conveniently placed at the rear of the building. The front of the house features a private enclosed garden where guests are welcome to enjoys drinks and meals outdoors should the weather permit it.
The accommodation within the house is spread over it’s three floors. The dining room is located on the ground floor along with most of the impressive interior features that will be loved by anyone who appreciates elegant victorian design. The dining room has a great open fire which can make all the difference to meals in after a hard days exploring! The entrance features adorable victorian style tiles that line the floor as well as tall stained glass windows. The hallway leads to an original large pitch pine staircase that takes guests up to the first and second floors alongside more traditional stained glass windows.
The two guest rooms on the first floor feature en-suits and great views across to the sea. The top floor features the remaining guest rooms with a shared bathroom, lounge and kitchen facility. These make excellent places to stay for those that want the feel of a traditional Staithes B&B with the convenience of a kitchen area. Wi-Fi is available throughout the inn so you don’t need to worry about staying connected with all your favourite devices during your stay.
The breakfast is served with a buffet style continental, along with a choice of freshly prepared warm favourites like locally sourced sausage & bacon accompanied by mushrooms, tomatoes, hash brown, free range eggs & baked beans. On arrival, guests are invited to enjoy a spot of afternoon tea with home-made cake and tea or coffee available in the entrance area.
Phone: +44 1947 841 423
We hope you’ve found these introductions helpful! Staithes is a great little destination for the family, couples or anyone looking to get away for the weekend seeking a charming and historic location. If you want to stay right in the heart of it all, these Staithes B&B are your best options for a comfortable and convenient stay.