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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Riviera Hotel with my son for one nights stay, we absolutely loved our stay. Emma, Zed and Zak were so welcoming and made us feel like part of the family. I couldn't fault out room and had an extremely pleasent and relaxing stay. It's only a short walk into the town centre which is extremely handy. The... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zed and Emma are trying very hard to perpetuate the family business and have only been running the hotel for a relatively short time. Location is great overlooking the sea on West Cliff. It is a hike on foot down to Whitby by a steep path/road for anyone who finds walking a challenge. The couple set a very welcoming cheerful... More 

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Basildon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This guest house is in the perfect location for visiting Whitby, close to all that Whitby has to offer next to the superb beach, picturesque harbour, restaurants and much more. the accommodation was very welcoming and clean and Zed could not have more friendly unfortunately did not meet Emma although I believe she was expecting a baby soon.The breakfast was... More 

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Grimsby
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Riviera in the single en-suite in April. The hotel in general is a little tired looking but don't let this put you of if you are just using it for a base. It is perfectly placed at the top of the hill, only a 5-10 minute walk into the centre. Parking is available in the Crescent for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent bank holiday weekend there. Zed and Emma are lovely people, the room was spotless and had all the facilities we could want. The breakfast was varied and tasty. Would stay again without hesitation. View from the room was breathtaking at sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at the Riviera during Whitby Goth Weekend. Zed and Emma could not have been more friendly and welcoming and even helped me put my rather tipsy friend to bed one night. They are definitely goth friendly! The hotel is beautifully decorated and has everything you need. I had a lovely sea view and the decor... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So as a goth and being in a gay relationship booking into small hotels and b&b can be a little nerve wreaking. The Riviera was friendly from the outset, and in the perfect location for events at Whitby pavilion. Our room had everything we needed, expected, and more, including plenty of space! Having stopped in cottages around Whitby we've gotten... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for Whitby Goth Weekend. Could not have been closer to The Spa/Venue. Comfortable room, very friendly staff, and great breakfast. Only downside were the stairs, as we were on the top floor. - I will return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderfully warm English family welcome for an Australian retired couple on their 'Gap Year'.The Riviera is a lovely guest house, on the sea front at Whitby. Our spacious, spotlessly clean room, at the front had a fabulous bay window where we could sit with a cup of tea, watching the world go by, on land and sea. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time stay in Whitby. My Mum and I had 2 single rooms with sea views and what fantastic views they were. We had 2 nights stay at the Riveria over the Easter break. I stayed in room 10 (third floor) my room was exceptionally clean and there was plenty of space. The bed was very comfortable... More 

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