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Bay Royal Whitby Hotel

West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3HA, England
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Ranked #15 of 20 hotels in Whitby
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
SEAGULL_8 BRIDLINGTON, EAST YORKS
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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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BRIDLINGTON, EAST YORKS
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Back in February we (wife and I, retired) had been on a self drive weekend to a bay hotel in Llandudno where the basic room we had had was poor, to say the least. It came as a pleasant surprise that the "basic" room we had, on the first floor, although totally lacking a view was pleasantly large, and the... More

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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What do we look for in a hotel. 1- Consider what we paid if you pay 5 star money you should expect 5 star treatment we paid 2 star money and received 4 star treatment. 2- Is our bedroom clean with nice white towels and sheets the Royal certainly came up trumps on all counts our sea view room was... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did notice the hotel was in urgent need of a make over, but the room we had was very nice plenty of room and comfortable, we had a wonderful view from our bedroom window. We only had breakfast it was ok the usual full English not massive but adequate for me, my son chose kippers!! plural !! but it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had eight days at this hotel we were very disappointed for the money we paid we would expect a four star hotel we would not give it one star the bedroom we had the bed was hard the springs came up in the night the mattress was black the wallpaper was coming off the walls windows very... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Am writing review here as Shearings did not publish it - presumably because it was under 4 stars. The hotel is in a great location but in need of modernising and the food was of poor quality and over cooked. Heaven knows what foreigners must think of British hotels as they are so below the standard one gets abroad. What... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the royal we last visited 6 years ago and we had a lovely time and could not fault anything and it was great value for money,this time however we were very disappointed,we paid for a room upgrade but although the room had been redecorated I.e painted the bathroom was very poor,the shower was awful... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the room was newly decorated,and clean but why do we have to pay twenty pounds per person above the going rate for the privilege of staying in that room. which has a wardrobe that wont hold clothes for a day never mind five days,i do like to change my clothes each day morning and evening so you can see the... More

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Darlington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here for a drink last Friday night and what a disappointment. Granted we were only in the bar and toilet but what a disgrace they are. The drinks are expensive to. We visit Whitby nearly every weekend but won't be coming back here I'm afraid.

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Bay-Hotels, Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

I’m sorry to see you were disappointed with your short visit into the hotel, our Lounge Bar offers a relaxed lounge with stunning views out. It is re-furbished along with new tables, comfortable chairs and sofas as is our reception area. We do also have a newly refurbished Ballroom which is open to non residents were you can relax, enjoy... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

upgraded to a sea view stayed july 4th-6th 2014 Room 229 second floor room was clean with a good shower Food was ok i'm a bit fussy with food Breakfast is spot on The staff are extremely polite and helpful Whitby is such a beautiful place and the hotel location is perfect Next time we visit we will upgrade to... More

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Bay-Hotels, Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and understanding review on the hotel. Our Superior Rooms are defiantly worth that extra cost, which again offer amazing views of the Harbour / Abbey or the Pier / Sea. I’m sorry to read that you didn’t find evening meal to be more to your liking, please inform us on your next visit if there... More

norwich
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just been to this hotel with Shearings,paid full price and extra for sea view. Food,staff and location excellent. One big tip, DO NOT GET ROOM 201 !!!!!!!!. view is fantastic but it stops there. Bath panel broken and taped up (tape old and frayed),sink loose,carpet old & stained, mildew on tiles over the bath and sink, telly remote filthy, holes... More

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Bay-Hotels, Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

I’m sorry to see you were disappointed with your stay 7 night stay. Whilst I appreciate room 201 is one of our older rooms, to call it unclean I feel is unfair. We have an extensive refurbishment program in place with a large number of rooms and public areas already completed. However it is nice to read that you found... More

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Address: West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3HA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking Whitby, with breathtaking views of Whitby Abbey and the sea, the Royal is steeped in intriguing history and heritage. Many of the hotel bedrooms are front facing and have superb views thanks to the hotel’s cliff top position. This is an extremely popular hotel that has many returning customers thanks to its warm and friendly welcome and great hospitality. The entertainments suite offers a great variety of entertainment and guests can also enjoy the marvellous views from the comfortable restaurant and bar. The Royal Hotel is in an ideal location, just a few minutes from the famous harbour and shops. Whitby is a traditional maritime town and with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beach, it is a great place for a holiday or short break. ... more   less 
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