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The Riviera Guest House

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4 Crescent Terrace | West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EL, England
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warmly greeted by Zed on our arrival, very friendly man who gave us the run down on the hotel. We were given a choice of 1 of 2 rooms, one being on the first floor or one on the third floor, which was very good as we had only booked this accommodation 2 days before. We chose the... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in room 11 on the 3rd floor of the Riviera in the popular West Cliff area. The owner was welcoming and pleasant and the room was spacious and well appointed with a king size bed and a slendid sea view (see picture). Breakfast was perfectly acceptable and freshly prepared. However, we were extremely disappointed with cleanliness. The room's windows... More 

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to say such positive things but to also let us know of your disappointment with the cleanliness. We're really pleased that you loved the spacious room (newly renovated this year), location and stunning view. Thank you also for your positive comments about our freshly prepared breakfasts and the friendly and welcoming feel.... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great stay! My father , my daughter and I stayed here in July. The rooms and views are just stunning! The breakfast was yummy and I will be coming back with my partner soon! Seriously recommend. Lovely staff too:) We even had a little tea party

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Having enjoyed our previous visit to the Riviera Guest House we took the opportunity to return when A4 Pacific Sir Nigel Gresley undertook its last journey on the nearby Yorkshire Moors Railway. Again we received a very warm welcome at the Guest House with a very pleasant sea view room and delicious breakfast.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My partner, daughter and I stayed here for a long weekend! I have stayed here with friends before but never as a family. A beautiful warm welcome on arrival, as per. But being the disorganised couple we are we forgot a travel cot!!! The owners had already given their travel cots to other guests but they were FANTASTIC and asked... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here a few weekends ago & have to say it was truly fantastic! We stayed in room 16 & the views over the beach were just gorgeous! I've always liked quirky loft type rooms & this was very cosy indeed. Comfortable bed & nice little en suite! Will definitely be staying again on my next travels to whitby. Thanks... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

My partner and I visited the Riviera for one night in September 2015 (only just got around to doing the review). We were made to feel very welcome by Zed straight away. The room was immaculate and the views of the see and over to the Whitby harbour were fantastic. The location was perfect in terms of parking and accessibility... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Enjoyed our stay at the Riviera Guest house, hosts very welcoming exellent location, good size room amazing view, worth the many stairs to get to room, overall a good budget B&B, not to keen on purple sheets, mattresses not best quality as I have back problems prefere top quality, I would not say room was unclean but rough around edges,... More 

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your time in writing a review for us. It means a lot that you found us welcoming, excellent location, good breakfast, good sized rooms and felt the 'amazing' view was worth the stairs :-) Sorry you weren't keen on purple, each of our rooms have a colour scheme so we'd love you to try a different room... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Emma and zed are very welcoming and little Zak is a little sweetie, they were very helpful Emma even rang me while I was out and about to see if we found what we were looking for. Our room was small but clean, with amazing view, but if you have trouble with stairs do mention this when booking, as we... More 

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We're so pleased that you felt nothing was too much trouble. We care very much about the stay our guests have and anything we can do to make it better/more accommodating, we want to do. Your room is our smallest room but it has everything you need in it and like you... More 

Nelson, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

What another wonderful stay we had at the riviera guests house. The staff are always there for you and zed and emma are always welcoming. It's just like going home to great friends. The hotel is well placed in the town for all the amenities. Overall a great place to stay

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We love to have you back again and again...it really is the best compliment. We're looking forward to your return next year. Best wishes Emma More 

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