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Whitby Hotels, Our Guide To The Best Hotels in Whitby

In this article, we look at the best hotels in Whitby so you can choose the perfect one and focus on enjoying your trip!

Planning a break? This is our guide to the best hotels in Whitby. We have included easy-to-read bullet points so you can quickly find exactly what you’re looking for. There are several great hotel options in the town and surrounding villages. We hope you find our detailed guide helpful when planning your next trip.

The hotels listed below are in no particular order.

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Saxonville Hotel

Saxonville Hotel full English breakfast.
Visitors at The Saxonville can expect personal service and a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Room service.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Enjoying a convenient location in the heart of Whitby town, this hotel prides itself on warmly welcoming all visitors. Visitors at The Saxonville can expect personal service and a relaxed atmosphere.

The hotel is located on the West Cliff in Whitby, meaning many amenities and attractions are practically on the doorstep. There is a choice of rooms, including four-poster, deluxe, and single rooms. The Fairfield Restaurant here offers traditional English food prepared daily.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Wheeldale Hotel

Wheeldale Hotel Whitby
The Wheeldale offers a comfortable and relaxing guest experience.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Adults only.
  • Sea views.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

This warm and welcoming Whitby Hotel is in an enviable location on Whitby’s West Cliff. Graced with dramatic sea views from several stylish hotel rooms, the Wheeldale offers a comfortable and relaxing guest experience.

A delicious full English breakfast is served daily, featuring award-winning ingredients and meat from a local butcher. Light continental and vegetarian options are also available. There is a self-serve bar, offering beverages and snacks 24 hours.

The reviews here are excellent, with many guests returning over and over.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel Whitby.
The Angel Hotel is located by the harbour and is part of the JD Wetherspoon chain.
  • Onsite bar and restaurant.
  • Harbour views.
  • Value for money.
  • Facilities for disabled guests.
  • Free Wifi.

This popular Whitby hotel offers excellent value and comfort as part of the JD Wetherspoon chain.

You have the amenities of the bar and restaurant at your fingertips while also benefitting from tastefully decorated rooms that are comfortable and offer a range of amenities. The property is near the harbour, so you will also benefit from excellent views.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel.
Royal Whitby Hotel enjoys an enviable position on the West Cliff with incredible views of the sea and the famous Whitby Abbey.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Family rooms.
  • Pets allowed.
  • Private parking for a charge.
  • Facilities for disabled guests.
  • Free WiFi.

This hotel enjoys an enviable position on the West Cliff with incredible views of the sea and the famous Whitby Abbey.

Within this hotel, you will find a wide range of amenities and facilities. This includes a bar and ballroom, free WiFi, live entertainment, around-the-clock reception and more. You can also enjoy a delicious breakfast from the varied menu each morning during your stay.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Resolution Hotel

The Resolution hotel in Whitby.
Offering fabulous views of the harbour and the Abbey, this hotel provides a luxurious experience in the heart of the town.
  • Onsite restaurant and lounge bar.
  • Whirlpool suite.
  • Free WiFi.

This hotel provides a luxurious experience in the heart of the town. It is located in an Old Mansion dating back to 1776 and has been referred to as the ‘most beautiful building in Whitby’.

There is a choice of rooms, including standard and double rooms with a four-poster bed and even a king whirlpool suite for that special occasion. The hotel also provides plenty of amenities, including free WiFi, a restaurant, and a lounge bar.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Seacliffe Hotel

The Seacliffe Hotel.
The Seacliffe Hotel is charming and offers a warm welcome to all guests.
  • Onsite bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Sea views.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

This hotel sits on the North Promenade in Whitby so that you can look forward to incredible views of the harbour and the beach.

The hotel is lovely and offers a warm welcome to all guests. In terms of rooms, there are seventeen ensuite rooms in total, as well as a lounge. Guests can relax in the wood-beamed bar area or the patio garden to the rear.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


White Horse & Griffin

The White Horse and Griffin.
Known as one of the town’s most iconic and historic properties, the White Horse & Griffin is a restaurant and hotel.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free WiFi.

Known as one of the town’s most iconic and historic properties, the White Horse & Griffin is a restaurant and hotel.

You can look forward to excellent food and great accommodation when you stay here. There is a choice of accommodation, including double, single, King, and family rooms. All are tastefully decorated and well-appointed, with a range of amenities.

The history of this property is fascinating, and it has hosted several famous guests over the years, including Charles Dickens and Captain Cook.

How to get there

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Bagdale Hall & Annexe

Bagdale Hall & Annexe.
A hotel with a lot of history, myths and ghost stories galore!
  • Onsite bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Free parking.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free WiFi.

If you want to stay in a property with plenty of character and charm, Bagdale Hall could be just the place.

This stunning hotel has many intact period features. However, it also has the necessary upgrades and modern facilities to ensure a great stay.

When you stay at this property, you can also enjoy free parking. Its convenient location is near the town’s attractions while providing privacy and comfort.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


La Rosa Hotel

La Rosa Hotel.
At La Rosa, each room is themed, offering guests a fantastic escape from the real world.
  • Themed rooms.
  • Victorian tea room and bar.
  • Pets are allowed in selected rooms.
  • Free WiFi.

The La Rosa Hotel is a quirky boutique hotel on East Terrace of Whitby’s West Cliff. It offers one of the best locations in Whitby and boasts stunning views of the North Sea.

This hotel was once a favourite of Lewis Carroll. Each themed room offers guests a fantastic escape from the real world. The Victorian tearoom serves homemade cakes and drinks; the whole hotel is available for private hire.

How to get there

Visit the website to book


The George Hotel

The George Hotel in Whitby.
The George Hotel is an excellent base for exploring Whitby.
  • Onsite bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Live entertainment.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free WiFi.

When you stay at the George Hotel in Whitby, you will have everything you need at your fingertips. The hotel is situated right in the town. You can enjoy a relaxing drink in the hotel bar. There is even live entertainment for you to look forward to.

This four-storey hotel has plenty of rooms, each of which is nicely decorated, offers comfort, and has plenty of extras such as free WiFi.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Dunsley Hall Country House Hotel

Dunsley Hall Country House Hotel.
The rooms here are all beautifully decorated and offer the luxury you would expect from a high-end hotel.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Room service.
  • Facilities for disabled guests.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

When you stay at this hotel, you can look forward to the incredible and diverse landscapes of the sea and the countryside. The rooms here are all beautifully decorated and offer the luxury you would expect from a high-end hotel.

The property is nestled in acres of beautiful grounds and is a great place for those who love natural beauty and value privacy.

When it comes to food, you can enjoy delicious dishes prepared by trained chefs using local ingredients for an authentic taste of Yorkshire.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Ruswarp Hall

Ruswarp Hall.
Enjoying an enviable position between the coast and the moors, this stunning property dates back over four centuries.
  • Features a snug and honesty bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Adults only.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Enjoying an enviable position between the coast and the moors, this stunning property dates back over four centuries.

When you stay here, you can enjoy the historical charm, character, and period features. The property’s rooms are each styled and decorated individually for a personal experience. You can look forward to the ultimate comfort, style and gorgeous grounds.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The White House Inn

The White House Inn.
This country house hotel provides you with a peaceful retreat for your Whitby holiday.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Beachfront hotel.
  • Lovely outdoor seating area.
  • Adults only.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

The White House Inn is situated next to Whitby Golf Course. The semi-rural location provides a beautiful backdrop of green fields and the vast North Sea. 

This cosy Whitby hotel with parking has a cracking pub with a popular restaurant serving delicious food and drinks. The outside seating area is lovely.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Penny Hedge

Penny Hedge, Whitby by Marston's Inns.
The modern building has a children’s play area, onsite pub and restaurant and is considered a good choice for business or leisure.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Garden area.
  • Facilities for disabled guests.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Penny Hedge is a newly built hotel on the edge of Whitby’s retail trading estate (it’s next to Sainsbury’s). 

The modern building has a children’s play area, onsite pub and restaurant and is considered a good choice for business or leisure.

From here, it takes around 20 minutes to walk into Whitby town centre; reviews boast how friendly and accommodating the staff are.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Morningside Hotel

Morningside Hotel
This is a great place to stay for sea views and offers off-road parking
  • Onsite bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Sea views.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Enjoy uninterrupted views of the North Sea from your room at the Morningside Hotel. This is a great place to stay for the views and offers off-road parking. There is a bar, lounge and breakfast room with stunning sea views to take in at your leisure. The hotel offers daily housekeeping and free Wifi for all guests.

How to get there

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Riviera Guesthouse

Riviera Guesthouse.
The Riviera is a gorgeous location for a romantic stay.
  • Beachfront location.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

This luxury Whitby guest house has some of the best sea views in the town. Enjoy all the perks of a quality B&B at The Riviera, including a sumptuous four-poster bed.

This Whitby hotel with a sea view is a great place to stay for a lovely weekend by the sea. It is a family-friendly guest house with many awards for excellent guest satisfaction.

How to get there

Visit the website to book


The Leeway

The Leeway.
The Leeway Quality Boutique Hotel is a green award-winning luxury guest house in the heart of Whitby.
  • Green award-winning luxury guest house.
  • Outdoor seating area.
  • Free WiFi.

This boutique hotel is a green award-winning luxury guest house in the heart of Whitby. Expect complimentary toiletries, Egyptian cotton sheets and service with a smile. 

The hosts are fantastic and will ensure you enjoy your stay in their beautiful home. All rooms are individually styled and have memory foam mattresses, bamboo towels, bathrobes and large modern en-suites.

How to get there

Visit website to book


Dillons Of Whitby

Dillons of Whitby.
5-star accredited accommodation in Whitby.
  • Boutique accommodation in Whitby.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Adults only.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

Dillons Of Whitby is a stylish boutique bed and breakfast on the edge of Pannett Park. You can expect a luxury stay as a 5-star accredited accommodation in the town.

You can expect a la carte and continental breakfast options with local specialities, fruits, and juice available daily. It’s the perfect option if you are celebrating something special.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Sanders Yard

Sanders Yard Whitby.
Sanders Yard Bed and Breakfast is a dog-friendly accommodation on Church Street.
  • Onsite restaurant.
  • Breakfast available.
  • Fantastic location.
  • Pets allowed.
  • Free WiFi.

This bed and breakfast is dog-friendly accommodation on Church Street. Set in the heart of the action, Sanders Yard is a great choice when booking hotels in Whitby.

They offer four guest rooms with ensuite or private bathrooms. All rooms include Botham’s of Whitby biscuits and Yorkshire tea, promoting their ethos of local, welcoming and unique charm.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Dolphin

The Dolphin Hotel.
Situated at the swing bridge, The Dolphin offers dog-friendly accommodation that is hard to beat for price and location.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Fantastic location.
  • Family rooms.
  • Pets allowed.
  • Free WiFi.

The Dolphin is a Whitby icon. Situated at the swing bridge, The Dolphin offers dog-friendly accommodation that is hard to beat for price and location.

Reviews boast about how friendly and accommodating the staff here is. The on-site restaurant also gets great reviews.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Pier Inn

The Pier Inn Whitby.
Located directly on the harbourside, guests enjoy idyllic views of the harbour and the busy streets of Whitby.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Harbourside location.
  • Pets allowed.
  • Free WiFi.

The Pier Inn is an English seaside inn. Located directly on the harbourside, guests enjoy idyllic views of the harbour and the busy streets of Whitby.

This dog-friendly hotel in Whitby is a fine choice for weekends away with your hound. A full English breakfast is served each morning. Food is served in the pub at lunchtime and in the evening.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


A little further afield…

Mallyan Spout Hotel

The Mallyan Spout Hotel.
This country house hotel provides you with a peaceful retreat for your Whitby holiday.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Room Service.
  • Free parking.
  • Adults only.
  • Free WiFi.

This country house provides the convenience of a short 15-minute drive to all the major attractions, but you can retire to your country hotel when you want to relax.

When you stay here, you can look forward to a choice of stylishly decorated rooms; each is individually themed and unique. You also enjoy a delicious breakfast each morning, keeping you going as you explore the area.

There is a relaxing and comfortable bar to enjoy a few drinks, and the varied menu ensures that dishes suit all tastes.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Victoria Hotel

Victoria Hotel.
You can enjoy fantastic sea views at this hotel; even the restaurant offers these incredible views.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Room service.
  • Family rooms.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

This hotel is located in Robin Hood’s Bay, which is a short drive along the coast from Whitby. You can enjoy fantastic sea views at this hotel; even the restaurant offers these incredible views. There are various facilities to enjoy at the hotel, including a restaurant, coffee shop, and bar, so you can always relax with a bite to eat or a drink. All rooms here are beautifully decorated with individual charm and character. There are even rooms with balconies if you want to make the most of the incredible views.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


Raven Hall Hotel

Raven Hall Hotel.
This hotel has free indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, sauna, tennis courts, and croquet lawns.
  • Panorama restaurant and bar.
  • Indoor swimming pool.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

This hotel is a popular family-run hotel in Ravenscar. It is a luxury hotel with parking close to Whitby.

This hotel comes fully equipped with both indoor and outdoor leisure facilities that are free for guests, including a swimming pool and sauna, tennis courts, and croquet lawns.

Reviews boast how beautiful the views from this hotel are.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


The Stables

The Stables.
The Stables at Cross Butts is a four-star hotel in Whitby with a great restaurant and bar.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar.
  • Breakfast options.
  • Facilities for disabled guests.
  • Pets allowed.
  • Free parking.
  • Free WiFi.

This four-star hotel in Whitby has a great restaurant and bar. Weddings are popular at this out-of-town rural venue

They focus on using local produce in the restaurant, providing a varied seasonal menu in a rustic setting with exposed beams and flagstone floors. The garden room, complete with its own log burner, offers views of the Esk Valley.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com


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