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Riftswood B&B

5 Ladysmith Avenue, Whitby YO21 3HX , England
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Riftswood B&B
Ranked #9 of 146 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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London UK
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks again to Paula and Peter for for a restful and relaxed 3 night stay, We just park the car and our short break began with a welcome glass of wine and home made fruit cake! we love this B&B every time we stay. Please read all of the positive reviews here, and book this excellent B&B with confidence now.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had trouble finding B&B that would let us stay for one night as most do a min of 2 nights, and due to work etc we regretably only stay for the one night. Anyway we managed to book 1 night at Riftswood B&B, We arrived a little earlier than we had anticipated but when we got there Paula greated... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

we love staying at Riftswood, the welcome from Peter, Paula and Denzil is fantastic, you are welcomed into their home. Their knowledge of Whitby and the surrounding areas is fantastic and know all the good places to see and visit, even walks and cycle trails. their recommendations on where to eat are good too. Pete and Paula are a real... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Unassuming excellence in everything, from the friendly welcome to the comfortable room to the daft dog to the touristy advice to the Scotch marmalade to the awesome breakfast. And very refreshing to find proprietors who believe it more important to spend their customers' money on top-quality bacon and kippers and coffee than on unnecessarily expensive toiletries. This is arguably the... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Why does this B&B deserve 5-stars? Let us give you our reasons: the friendly hosts, Paula and Peter, who are committed to giving their guests the best possible experience; a wonderful welcome from Paula with wine and cake; a comfortable bed in a very clean airy bedroom; free parking outside the front door in a safe residents' spot in a... 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 Bed And Breakfast
Riftswood Hotel Whitby

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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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