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Florence Guest House

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4 Broomfield Terrace | Bagdale, Whitby YO21 1QP, England
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Ranked #49 of 149 Whitby B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Anjy_11 Wigan, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We both love Yorkshire and over the years, have been to wonderful Whitby many times staying in different types of accommodation. Last year we found 'The Florence Guesthouse' and we were very well looked after by Janet and Alan. The room we had was overlooking the back where an old, interesting, derelict house could be seen in the distance across... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guest house is nearly central, within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, the river and the bridge and betond them to piers and the100 steps.It is opposite Pannett Park, so there is a sense of space and green even though on abusy road. It is sparkling clean and the breakfasts are excellent - fresh fruit, filter coffee made as... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have just come back from a 2 night stay at this lovely B&B and can't recommend it highly enough. What a nice warm welcome, nothing was too much trouble and we felt really well looked after. Our room was spotless with everything you could possibly need and because of Janet's down to earth nature you wouldn't feel awkward if... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

What a fabulous place run by a fabulous couple! I couldn't find one thing bad about Janet and Alan and their wonderful extreemly clean well run b & b. Breakfast is so tasty, it has good variety on offer including a full cooked breakfast and fruit and yoghurt. The rooms are all lovely with nice decor. It just feels like... More 

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JSWhitby, Owner at Florence Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Janet Many thanks for your lovely review, really enjoyed your company and enjoyed looking after you both. Hope you are back with us soon, till then take care Kind Regards Janet & Alan @ The Florence More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had a lovely break in Whitby, BB is nice and near centre of town. Breakfast is lovely and is available till 10am which is great as you don't always want to eat early. Owners were very nice and friendly. Nice pubs with entertainment too. Plenty to do and see.

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JSWhitby, Owner at Florence Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Irene Really glad you enjoyed your stay in Whitby and at the Florence, it was lovely to meet you both and we are pleased that your stay with us was comfortable. We hope to see you back soon Kind Regards Janet & Alan @ The Florence More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wow, just returned from a weekend in Whitby. We have stayed in a good number of b&bs in Whitby but this has to be the best. It's a beautiful house, full of original features and decorated to a very high standard. We had room 5, which is fabulous. Janet is a lovely lady and a wonderful hostess, and Alan, although... More 

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JSWhitby, Owner at Florence Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Margaret Sorry it has taken me so long to reply to your wonderful review, it is a lovely feeling when guests like you enjoy their stay as much as you did. It was lovely getting to know you both and we hope you are back are way soon Kind Regards Janet & Alan @ The Florence More 

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We have stayed in quite a few guest houses in and around Whitby but The Florence Guest is by far this best and plan on staying there again. Janet and Alan were very welcoming and nothing seemed too much trouble. We had a good size room with spotlessly clean linen and towels. The on suite was spotless with no broken... More 

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JSWhitby, Owner at Florence Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Wendy & Glynn many thanks for lovely review, so glad you enjoyed the Florence. It was great to meet you and a pleasure to look after you both. Hope it is not too long before you are back with us Kind Regards Janet & Alan @ The Florence More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I can only re-iterate the last reviews. this is without doubt the best guest house I have stayed in in Whitby, if not anywhere. The breakfast IS the best I have ever had. Freshly cooked, beautifully served and a task to eat it all. The room we had was spotlessly clean, lovely linen, plenty of tea/coffee which was re-filled and... More 

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JSWhitby, Owner at Florence Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review it is very kind of you to take the time. It was a pleasure to meet you and look after you, really hope it isn't long before you are back @ The Florence Kind Regards Janet & Alan @ The Florence More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have stayed in several hotels & B&B's in Whitby and with very mixed feelings about the quality of them. This is the second time I've stayed at this B&B now and the welcome and hospitality just gets better and better. By coincidence I was going fishing on the same boat as Alan, the owner (with his wife Janet), who... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a very warm welcome when we arrived. Our room was No. 6 on the top floor - lots of flights of stairs but we're fit so we don't mind and we had a whole big bathroom to ourselves. The room, bathroom and dining room were spotlessly clean. A bonus was free wi-fi and an ipod dock in the... More 

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