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Whitby Hotels With Family Rooms

In this blog post, we will highlight some of the best hotels in Whitby with family rooms, so you can find the perfect place to stay for your next family holiday.

There’s nothing like sharing the magic of Whitby with your family. Whitby is a popular tourist destination for families exploring the beautiful coastline and immersing themselves in the town’s rich history and culture. With so much to see and do in Whitby, finding suitable family-friendly accommodation can make all the difference in ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay. We have researched some of the best Whitby hotels with family rooms for you to consider for your next family holiday.

The Riviera Guest House n Whitby offers a family room and seafront location.
The Riviera Guest House in Whitby offers a family room and seafront location.

Riviera Guest House

  • Offers breakfast.
  • Sea views.
  • Free WiFi.

Riviera Guest House has family rooms with a double or king-size beds. Alternatively, if you prefer not to share a bed, rooms can be arranged as twin rooms to accommodate two guests. If you’re looking for a spacious and cosy room, you’ll love Room 8 on the third floor. This room boasts a king-size bed, a single bed, and an ensuite bathroom. For those who appreciate a warm and inviting atmosphere, Room 12 on the fourth floor is perfect. You’ll love relaxing in the little bay window seating area.

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Upon your arrival, you’ll find a well-stocked refreshment tray in your room, which includes a variety of teas, coffee, hot chocolate, milk, and biscuits. All rooms have flat-screen LCD televisions and complimentary WiFi, ensuring you’re always connected. If you’re travelling with a little one, they can provide a travel cot at an additional cost of £7 per night.

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The Firs Hotel with family rooms and restaurant near Whitby
The Firs is situated close to Whitby at Runswick Bay and also has an on-site seafood restaurant.

The Firs Guesthouse

  • Onsite Seafood Restaurant
  • Free private parking.
  • Electric vehicle charging station. 
  • Free WiFi.

The Firs Guesthouse offers three versatile rooms. Each is equipped with its own ensuite bathroom. In addition, the ground-floor room features a walk-in shower, while the first-floor rooms are equipped with baths and overhead showers. Each room is furnished with a double bed and a single bed and, depending on availability, may be rented as a double, twin, or family room.

The Firs even has a Seafood Restaurant, The Runswick Bay Catch. They are very accommodating, and if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please inform them before or during your stay so they can make the necessary arrangements to accommodate your needs.

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The Royal Hotel in Whitby
The Royal Hotel occupies a cliff-top location next to the famous Whalebone Arch.

The Royal Hotel Whitby

  • Onsite bar and restaurant. 
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Located in the West Cliff area of Whitby, The Royal Hotel offers stunning views of Whitby Harbour and the famous Whalebone Arch. The property boasts a bar and restaurant where guests can enjoy drinks and meals while overlooking the ocean. The rooms at The Royal Hotel have modern amenities such as a TV, work desk, and tea and coffee-making facilities. In addition, each room features an ensuite bathroom with a hairdryer for added convenience. The popular hotel’s ballroom hosts a variety of entertainment, while free WiFi is available in public areas. Local shops and Whitby Railway Station are just a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

The family ensuite bedrooms here are excellent value. These rooms are designed to accommodate up to two adults and two children (up to 12 years old) with a double bed and two singles (which may include a sofa bed or z-bed). The family bedrooms have the amenities needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

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Raithwaite at Sandsend has several family rooms available
Raithwaite Hotel at Sandsend has several family rooms available.

Raithwaite at Sandsend

  • Indoor swimming pool.
  • Onsite spa and wellness centre.
  • Onsite bar and restaurant. 
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Raithwaite at Sandsend, near Whitby, offers various chic accommodation options to cater to couples, families, and groups. The accommodation boasts cloud-like beds, stylish bathrooms, scenic views, and convenient amenities to ensure you can arrive, drop off your luggage, and unwind. Most rooms also offer in-room spa treatments, allowing you to fully relax and indulge without leaving the comfort of your room. Rooms are situated in three different locations – the Main House (some with stunning garden views), The Hide (located in the forest near the main entrance and just a short stroll away from Sandsend Beach), and Rooms by the Beck (nestled near the surrounding woodland).

You can spread out and relax in the two-bedroom ensuite family suite. It features a lounge, dining area and private outdoor space. Great for a family getaway!

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Kimberley House bed and breakfast in Whitby
Kimberley House is situated in a central location on Whitby’s West Cliff.

Kimberley House

  • Panoramic view.
  • Free WiFi.

The Kimberley Guest House offers a variety of comfortable and well-appointed rooms to suit your needs. There are five double ensuite rooms, two flexible ensuites double/twin rooms, and one single room with a private but separate shower room. Additionally, they have a spacious and recently refurbished top-floor family suite that comprises a full bathroom, a double bedroom, and an adjoining triple room with panoramic views.

This family suite is perfect for families or small groups of up to five people. Also, please note that this suite is located on the top floor, so it may not be suitable for those with mobility issues due to the number of stairs. For those who prefer to stay on the ground floor, they have a double ensuite room located on the ground level, providing easy accessibility.

All rooms feature double glazing and full central heating and are located at the front of the building. They are tastefully decorated to a high standard and, where possible, retain the original style and character of the building. In addition, they aim to provide clean, comfortable, and welcoming accommodation for guests.

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The Seacliffe Hotel in Whitby offers family rooms.
The Seacliffe Hotel offers sea views from certain rooms. Family rooms are also available at this hotel.

Seacliffe Hotel

  • Breakfast included.
  • Onsite parking. 
  • Onsite bar.
  • Free WiFi.

Located on Whitby’s prestigious North Promenade, The Seacliffe provides unparalleled accommodation with breathtaking views of Whitby beach and harbour entrance, stretching from Sandsend to Whitby Abbey. The hotel boasts 19 recently refurbished ensuite bedrooms, a fully licensed bar, a cosy lounge, a spacious dining room, and a car park, all in a peaceful sea-front location, making it the preferred choice for visitors seeking a relaxing holiday.

The individually designed family suite offers a comfortable and secure space for families to stay. Overlooking the beautiful patio garden, the suite also includes all of Seacliffe Hotels’ luxurious amenities as standard. The Seacliffe provides its guests with private parking for up to eight cars and other motorcycle and scooter parking. Free on-street parking is also available along the North Promenade.

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The Angel Hotel and pub/restaurant in Whitby Harbour.

The Angel Hotel Wetherspoon

  • Onsite bar and restaurant.
  • Free WiFi.

This hotel boasts a terrace with sea views, where guests can relish a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Additionally, guests can take advantage of the 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi is accessible throughout the premises. Each guest room has a flat-screen TV, an ensuite bathroom, and tea/coffee-making facilities. A hairdryer is also included. The onsite restaurant presents an extensive selection of cuisine, ranging from an all-day English breakfast to traditional British pub favourites, and even a special menu for children. In addition, they offer a family room with one double bed and a sofa bed, as well as a luxury family room with two adults and two children.

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The Station Inn is a popular pub that offers a family room in a central location.

The Station Inn

  • Children over 10 years old welcome. 
  • Children are welcome in the bar until 8 pm.
  • Onsite bar.
  • Free WiFi.

The Station is a welcoming and friendly place to stay in a fantastic location near Whitby Harbour. It is a perfect place to stay and explore the surrounding area. All guest rooms at the accommodation come with a seating area and feature a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. The Station Inn Whitby offers some rooms with harbour views; every room includes a coffee machine. Children over 10 are welcome to stay here, making it more suitable for older children as the bar can get lively.

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The YHA is located next to Whitby Abbey.

YHA Whitby

  • Free parking.
  • Onsite bar and restaurant.
  • Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.
  • Garden and beautiful grounds.
  • Shared lounge
  • Free WiFi.

YHA Whitby is a fantastic and affordable place to stay with children. It is situated next to the iconic ruins of Whitby Abbey and set in a magnificent Grade 1 listed mansion that offers stunning views of the harbour and Whitby Abbey. It’s convenient location means the town is just a short walk away, accessible via the famous 199 steps. There are many different rooms for families to choose from that are private. Most of the rooms in this YHA hostel are equipped with bunk beds. Visitors can access a television lounge and a separate games room for leisure. Additionally, Luggage storage is also available for guests. This is a fantastic option for larger family groups. 

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The Dolphin is a busy pub that also has rooms available, some rooms overlook Whitby Harbour.

The Dolphin

  • Family-friendly pub.
  • Onsite bar and restaurant.
  • Free Wifi.

This traditional family-friendly pub also features accommodation. Right by the Swing Bridge, it is an excellent location. The food here is fab, and the menu is packed with tasty pub dishes they take great pride in offering. The team is passionate about elevating traditional pub classics to new heights using the most decadent ingredients. The result is that every meal served is so delicious that you’ll want to come back repeatedly! Six rooms overlook the harbour, and the superior family room boasts a large double bed and a sofa bed.

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Pets are allowed upon request at a few of the above properties. We advise you to check with the hotel that their family room also allows pets before booking.

Whitby is an ideal destination for families seeking a memorable holiday, with plenty of hotels with family rooms to suit the needs of different travellers. From cosy bed and breakfasts to modern hotels with family-friendly amenities, families can find accommodation options that fit their preferences and budget. We hope this article has helped you find the perfect hotel for your next stay.

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