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The Riviera Guest House

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Crescent Terrace | West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EL, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived in Whitby on Saturday morning without having previously booked anywhere to stay. We noticed the Riviera displaying a vacancies sign and popped in. They had a double room available and the welcome was so polite and friendly we decided to stay straight away. The location was fantastic, only minutes to the beach/sea front and we had a seaview... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely family who own the guest house, we received a warm and friendly welcome, we had a large room, which was very clean and had a great view out to the sea, perfect location. Would definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Riviera with my boyfriend it was a lovely clean place to stay the people that ran it were very nice and welcoming would definately recommend this. Bedroom over looks the sea lovely views. :)

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very nice comfortable guest house, very warm and friendly people who always have a smile for you, we really enjoyed our stay at the Riviera and the breakfast was really nice too, we will have no hesitation in re booking there when we go back........

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great littke hotel with an amazing location. It is up on the west cliff but 5 min climb from whitby. There are a lot of stairs to the top room but you are aware of this when booking and the view is with it, it is quiet. Parking is £1 for 4 days but you do have... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wow - people actually love this place??? Maybe it was just our room all the way at the top with a view of the alley??? And charming Zed?? He seemed to get a kick out of telling us we were all the way at the top with a "see you in a half hour" smirk. After 73 steps with heavy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I would not stay anywhere else in Whitby. The Riviera is run by a lovely caring couple who make your stay so memorable combine that with a grand breakfast and beautiful views who could ask for anymore.

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Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took a short break to Whitby and stayed at the Riviera Guest House, we had stayed here before some years ago and liked the position on the west cliff, we booked into Room 3 which is a superior four poster bedroom with sea view, it didn't disappoint , the bed was lovely and comfy the shower was hot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted a short break by the sea in a quiet location and this fit the bill perfectly. Emma & Zed were very friendly and helpful hosts. Tried to book again for a weekend in Oct but the hotel is obviously popular and was totally booked out. Hoping for a last minute cancellation so we can go again !!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Riviera- a great guest house in a perfect location run by a wonderful couple. Beautiful breakfast, great room at the top of the guest house with a stunning view all around the bay. 5 minutes walk into town, 50 metres from the beach. Brilliant!

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Address: 4 Crescent Terrace | West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Riviera Guest House 3.5*
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The Riviera is a friendly, family run guesthouse with panoramic views over the North Sea. The views stretch from Sandsend Bay across the sea to Whitby Harbour Entrance. The guesthouse is also within walking distance of all the local amenities (e.g. West Cliff attractions, Beach and Pavillion/Spa, Town Centre - Restaurants, Tourist Attractions and Shopping).The guesthouse has been refurbished at the beginning of 2013. All bedrooms benefit from brand new bathrooms (some with sea views!). The renovations also included brand new dining rooms with sea view bay windows.We look forward to welcoming you to The Riviera in this beautiful area of the country. ... more   less 
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