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5 Ladysmith Avenue, Whitby YO21 3HX , England
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Riftswood B&B
Ranked #9 of 144 Whitby B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing was too much trouble to make our stay enjoyable.Peter and Paula were fantastic hosts. From the moment we arrived,a welcome drink and piece of fruit cake and when Paula realised my husband drank earl grey tea the specialty tea was left in our room.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Riftswood and found it to be fantastic, lovely couple that own the B&B. Was greeted with dinks & cake. Room was very comfortable & breakfast was outstanding with home made jams & marmalades, would not hesitate to stay here again. 5 STARS. Kathryn & Paul Bassindale

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is impossible to find fault with Riftswood B&B. Excellent service from the offer of a glass of wine upon arrival, to our wine being chilled (to our pleasant surprise) to excellent breakfasts and friendly chats. Wholeheartedly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Riftwood many times, sometimes twice a year. Just returned home from another stay and Paula and Pete never fail to deliver the goods. We were again made to feel very comfortable so much so that we feel that we're staying with old friends. The rooms are gorgeous, and the breakfast sets us up nicely for the day.... More

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been to Whitby before and I loved the place and Peter & Paula who run the Riftswood B&B were fantastic hosts with great knowledge of the local areas and had lots of tips on places to visit and transport etc. Our stay was very pleasant and the room was clean, tidy with plenty of space, couldn't have asked for... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Riftswood is in a great location at the end of a quiet street and just a pleasant stroll from the town centre. Pete and Paula were fantastic hosts with a welcome glass of wine and delicious homemade fruit cake and felt like old friends by the time we left. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious and you can vary it by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for her birthday weekend and we had a lovely time . We had a very warm welcome, nothing was too much for the hosts they even gave us lifts into town! The breakfast was lovely too. Will be coming back again.

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is situated just outside the town center but only a short work along the see front to the main town. Parking is on street right outside and Peter and Paula will provide a parking disc free of charge. They own a dog which is very friendly indeed, however they do ask if you are ok with dogs when you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Every reviewer has experienced what we did. Wonderful hosts, lovely food, spacious room etc. we have been travelling around the UK and everything about our stay was wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble for Paula and Pete, we felt really looked after. Lovely kippers for breakfast and great chats over breakfast. Denzil is gorgeous, I wanted to take him with... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed last weekend for 2 nights and so wished we'd had longer. We were collected from the bus station and greeted with a glass of wine and excellent fruit cake! Paula and Peter (and Denzil!) are the best hosts you could wish for; veggie sausages especially purchased for our breakfast and even our wine was cooled for us which... More

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Address: 5 Ladysmith Avenue, Whitby YO21 3HX , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
Also Known As:
Riftswood Hotel Whitby
Riftswood Bed And Breakfast

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Charming Victorian, family run B&B, quietly situated in a secluded part of Whitby, yet within close proximity to the sea front, beach and the bus & rail stations in the centre of Whitby. Guest facilities include 3 large double en-suite bedrooms, with full English breakfast using local produce, along with a selection of alternative items for those with a smaller appetite.Please note we are a strictly non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 
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