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Whitby Hotels, Our Guide To The Best Hotels in Whitby

This is our ultimate Whitby hotels guide. In this article, we look at some of the best hotels in Whitby so you can easily plan your visit.

We’ve compiled a list of the best hotels in and around Whitby for you to consider on your next trip. We have included easy-to-read bullet points so that you can find exactly what you’re looking for quickly and easily. 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. Here’s our guide to the best hotels in Whitby.

Please note: The hotels listed below are in no particular order.

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1. Saxonville Hotel

Saxonville Hotel Whitby
Visitors at The Saxonville can expect personal service and a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • 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



2. Raithwaite Sandsend

The Raithwaite Estate
You can enjoy the stunning surroundings of Sandsend while being close to the attractions of Whitby at the Rathwaite Estate.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

At the Raithwaite Sandsend, you will find various accommodation options. There is also an impressive spa you can look forward to using, making this the perfect choice for a luxury hotel stay in a beautiful retreat. The hotel on the estate has 28 rooms and boasts luxury and style. You can enjoy the stunning surroundings of Sandsend while being close to the attractions of Whitby and the fabulous North York Moors National Park.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



3. The Wheeldale Hotel

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

The Wheeldale is a warm and welcoming Whitby Hotel in an enviable location at 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 are excellent, with many guests returning over and over.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



4. The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel Whitby
The Angel Hotel is located by the harbour and is part of the JD Wetherspoon chain.
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Harbour views
  • Value for money
  • 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 located by the harbour, so you also benefit from excellent views.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



5. 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, bar and ballroom
  • Family rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Private parking, £6 per day
  • 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



6. The Resolution Hotel

The Resolution 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 building that dates 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



7. The Seacliffe Hotel

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



8. White Horse & Griffin

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
  • Family rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • 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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9. Bagdale Hall & Annexe

Bagdale Hall in Whitby
A hotel with a lot of history, myths and ghost stories galore!
  • Onsite bar
  • 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 is a stunning hotel with many period features still intact. However, it also has the necessary upgrades and modern facilities to ensure a great stay. You can also benefit from free parking when you stay at this property. A convenient location puts you near the town’s attractions while benefiting from privacy and comfort.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



10. 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 allowed in selected rooms
  • Free WiFi

The La Rosa Hotel is a quirky boutique hotel on East Terrace of Whitby’s West Cliff. La Rosa 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 room is themed and offers guests a fantastic escape from the real world. They have a Victorian tearoom which serves homemade cakes and drinks and is available for private hire, as is the whole hotel.

How to get there

Visit website to book



11. The George Hotel

The-George-Hotel-Whitby-
The George Hotel is an excellent base for exploring Whitby.
  • Onsite bar
  • 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 comes with plenty of extras such as free WiFi.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



12. 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
  • Room service
  • 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 property is nestled in acres of beautiful grounds and is a great place for those that love to take in natural beauty and value their privacy. When it comes to food, you can enjoy delicious dishes prepared by trained chefs using local ingredients for an authentic taste of Yorkshire. The rooms here are all beautifully decorated and offer the luxury you would expect from a high-end hotel.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



13. Ruswarp Hall

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

Enjoying an enviable position between the coast and the moors, this stunning property dates back over four centuries. You can enjoy the historical charm, character, and period features when you stay here. 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



14. The White House Inn

The White House Inn From Above
This country house hotel provides you with a peaceful retreat for your Whitby holiday.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • 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



15. Penny Hedge

Penny Hedge Hotel
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
  • Garden area
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Penny Hedge is a new build hotel situated 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. It takes around 20 minutes to walk into Whitby town centre from here; reviews boast how friendly and accommodating the staff are.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



16. Morningside Hotel

Morningside Hotel
This is a great place to stay for sea views and offers off-road parking
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • 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

Visit website to book



17. Riviera Guesthouse

The Riviera
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 romantic weekend. It is a family-friendly guest house with many awards for excellent guest satisfaction.

How to get there

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18. The Leeway

The Leeway Hotel
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

The Leeway Quality 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

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19. Dillons Of Whitby

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

Dillons Of Whitby is a stylish boutique bed and breakfast on the cusp of Pannett Park. You can expect a luxury stay as it is 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 here. It’s an attractive option if you are celebrating something special.

How to get there

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20. Sanders Yard

Sanders Yard Hotel
Sanders Yard bed and breakfast is a dog-friendly accommodation on Church Street.
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Fantastic location
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi

Sanders Yard bed and breakfast is a 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

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21. The Dolphin

The Dolphin Hotel Whitby
Situated at the swing bridge, The Dolphin offers dog-friendly accommodation that is hard to beat for price and location.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • 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 are. The onsite restaurant gets great reviews too.

How to get there

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22. The Pier Inn

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

The Pier Inn is a quintessential 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.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



A little further afield…

23. Mallyan Spout Hotel

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

This country house provides the convenience of being 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



24. Victoria Hotel

The Victoria Hotel
You can enjoy fantastic sea views at this hotel; even the restaurant offers these incredible views.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • 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



25. Raven Hall Country House Hotel

Raven Hall Hotel
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.
  • Panorama restaurant and bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Raven Hall Hotel is a popular family-run hotel at Ravenscar. 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 over to Robin Hood’s Bay are from this hotel.

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



26. The Stables at Cross Butts

The Stables At Cross Butts
The Stables at Cross Butts is a four-star hotel in Whitby with a great restaurant and bar.
  • Onsite restaurant and bar
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

The Stables at Cross Butts is a four-star hotel in Whitby with a great restaurant and bar. Weddings are popular at this out-of-town rural venue

How to get there

Book via Booking.com



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