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YHA Whitby

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Abbey House | East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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Ranked #81 of 145 Whitby B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at YHA Whitby for 2 nights from the 18th of August 2014, from our arrival we were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff from the ladies on reception to the staff in the restaurant. The hostel is in a fantastic location on the East Cliff overlooking Whitby and next door to the Abbey, as we stayed at... More

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York, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not my favourite Yha but nevertheless, amazing hostel. Location is perhaps one of the best in Whitby! Right next to the abbey, in a huge house looking out over the town. At the top of the 199 steps, perhaps not ideal for those with limited mobility (or else no access to car, although it looks like a tour bus does... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location with lovely, clean facilities and really friendly staff. Becca was a star sorting out some bedding for us and all the reception team were knowledgable and happy to give recommendations. Highly recommend it any time of the year! We will be back!

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Bradford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location on the cliffs next to Whitby Abbey - the views are amazing. One of the nicest Youth Hostels I have stayed at. The hostel is a wonderful old building that has been sympathetically restored and refurbished with lots of discreet information boards to explain the historic features. The sitting room and conservatory add a touch of class to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What an amazing location to stay! It is located in a historic house right next door to WhitbyAbbey. It was clean, the rooms were spacious and the staff were friendly and helpful. There is a beautiful herb garden to stroll through and because the hostel is located high on a hill, the garden (and possibly your room) overlooks the town... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

As long as you remember this is a hostel not a hotel you cannot fail to fall in love. Next to the abbey and just the steps to be right in town. The free abbey visit and the cafe in the hostel are the cream on the cake. I will return.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We loved the Whitby YHA! The staff was fantastic, the location was amazing and we got free admission to the Abbey ruins by staying there. I would highly recommend this facility for anyone, but especially those on a budget...you can't beat the price. The grounds are beautiful and makes for a really nice walk. Aside from driving, the only way... More

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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed here as a group of us was sea fishing the next day. The rooms were very clean and cheap, the reception was good and the chap was very friendly, The location was brilliant, right next to the Abbey. The only way to the centre realy was down the 199 steps!! which wasnt a big deal. It also led... More

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Celia I, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's great to know that you enjoyed your stay and found the hostel clean and friendly. I'll pass your positive comments onto the staff. More

Doncaster, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night with 4 friends, as we had walked the Cleveland Way from Scarborough. Once we had finished our walk and arrived at the Hostel we were greeted by the staff member on reception, who was very friendly and very helpful. She explained everything really well and took the time to chat with us about how... More

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Celia I, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's good to know you found our staff friendly and helpful. I've passed your positive feedback on to the Receptionist as well as the housekeeping staff and chefs. Hope to see you again in the future. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This old Victorian house is amazing, set in beautiful grounds with stunning views over the town and port of Whitby. The hostel is well run and well kept, breakfast is great value and rooms are fairly spacious, though with bunk beds. Staying here is all about the setting and the value for money for the price paid in comparison with... More

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Celia I, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Sorry about the creaking floorboards. The house is up to 900 years old but it has lots of original features with wattle and daub and 18thC wallpaper. Ear plugs are a good tip for light sleepers. More

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Address: Abbey House | East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
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Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Whitby 4*
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YHA Abbey House is a beautiful grade 1 listed Building with lots of original features. It is right next door to the abbey with brilliant views over Whitby. We have excellent facilities including mostly en-suite rooms, a fantastic garden and wonderful lounges. ... more   less 
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