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Bay Royal Whitby Hotel

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West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3HA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best hotel in Whitby. Yes, the hotel is dated and in need of significant investment to return it to its former glory days, but considering that it is 2015 this hotel has everything you could need as a base for a trip to Whitby. The rooms are very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The location is perfect and,... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we have stayed at the royal 11 times in the last 12 years but this will be the last time we stay at any shearing's hotels. The royal is a old hotel with charm and character but in need of a lot of T L C .owe room was a standard plus with sea view, it was nice and big... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bay Royal has pride of place on the hill top overlooking the harbour, with a magnificent view, and in its prime must have been 'The Place' to visit. However the old lady was looking a little bit past its prime. Our room on the top floor (OK it was a basic room) overlooked the rear car park, which was... More 

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hemsworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a fabulous 7days in The best room ever stayed in for the third time at The Royal Hotel.We booked a Premier Room and the supplement is worth every penny,superb views over the harbour and Abbey and very comfortable and kept immaculately clean by our cleaner. The Hotel is in the best position in Whitby and caters for all... More 

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

We have visited here before and had an enjoyable stay. This time we chose a Premier room. We could not have been more delighted with the accommodation. It was clean and comfortable and had spectacular views. Sadly the hotel's kitchen does not match up to its potential. Throughout the stay the vegetables were inedible. They were cooked to pulp and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From reading other reviews I was alittle dubious about the hotel we were about to stay in, but there was absolutely no need whatsoever. There were 3 families in our party, so all had different rooms and they were all great. They look to have recently been revamped - the walls look to have been skimmed, repainted, window frames repainted,... More 

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your 5* review, they’re always great to receive. I’m pleased to see yourself and your party enjoyed your stay with us and found everything to your liking. We appreciate that our guests can have different expectations hence varying reviews. I will pass your comments onto the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with a Shearings break for 5 days. Upon pulling up outside the hotel, the front of the building was a little tired, but still gave a sense of grandeur. Our room was a twin room situated on the 3rd floor, which was accessible by a small elevator if stairs are an issue. I honestly believe that we... More 

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We are very lucky to enjoy the views that we do. I’m pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and I will pass your comments to the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal in the future. Vicki Glen General Manager More 

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

Stayed here for one night, room was on first floor very clean and tidy but minimal toiletries and tracing paper toilet tissue!!!, our room overlooked the carpark and there were lots of pigeons nesting outside the window so not able to leave the window open. Would of expected better for £139 a night

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I’m sorry to see you were disappointed with aspects of your stay. We hope you would consider choosing to stay with us again in the future. Vicki Glen General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room nice and clean, plenty of tea coffee etc. Loads of hot water. I felt a little more storage space would have been nice. We only ate on one of our two day stay as we had family in other hotels. The meals on the Saturday night and Sunday morning were very small. They were cooked and presented well but... More 

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. I’m pleased to see you found your accommodation comfortable. I will pass your comments to the chefs. We hope you choose to stay with us again. Vicki Glen General Manager More 

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

Just spent five days at the Royal on a Shearings break, initially we were given a room on the third floor which we found after navigating a series of rabbit like passageways and stairs, on arrival at the room we found that it only had a shower instead of the room with a bath which we stipulated, so back to... More 

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

I’m sorry to see you were disappointed with aspects of your stay. I must admit I was confused by your comments regarding finding your room as our corridors are all straight. I’m pleased to see we managed to change your room to something more appropriate. I apologise for the maintenance issues you experienced and trust these were dealt with promptly.... More 

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