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YHA Whitby

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Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really was dreading staying here as after I had booked it I realised it was a youth hostel :) none the less we travelled and stayed.. WELL What can I say was really nice with very friendly staff nothing like we was expecting nice and clean lots of stuff for the kids to do was a little noisy but... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic. Stayed for a night near Xmas. Friendly staff, nice food, games room and football table. Lovely warm room. Only issue was that one of the walls in our room M5 actually moved a lot with the wind. Ideal location and worth the price.

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, my team and I are very pleased that you found everything to your liking during your stay. I will get that wall looked at as a matter of urgency to ensure that all is as it should be. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hostel stands above the famed 199-steps, from the harbor to cliff-top... a grand position to see the whole of Whitby at your feet, from the tea-garden and Abbey grounds... The 'maritime' spirit is still strong in the town, with lots of adventures waiting... like going out to the North Sea, on the 'Endeavour', a replica of Captain Cook's boat;... More 

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete this review and that you found Whitby and the hostel to your liking, it really is such a historic town with bags of history and things to do. More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This was the first time we had stayed in a YHA at Christmas. It was FABULOUS! The staff were so helpful with the booking arrangements and rearrangements when I shuffled my dates. Then Danielle emailed me to ask whether I'd like to book Christmas dinner in the restaurant for the amazing price of £15.95 for adults and under £10 for... More 

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, my team and I are very pleased that you had a great stay with us and that the food, hostel and the team all were to your liking. There is a great family friendly atmosphere throughout the hostel especially at Christmas with all the children so excited and the adults!... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a family break over Xmas with young children. As described by the other reviews the location is superb, the building has immense character. There is parking and the town is a short (but steep) walk away. The staff are incredibly friendly and professional. Nothing is a problem. The facilities are very good, wifi, beer (what more do you... More 

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. My team and I are glad that you had a great Christmas break with us and that everything was to your liking. We hope to see you again next Christmas but hopefully sooner! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Superb location once we found it which did prove to be a bit tricky as the sign wasn't that obvious in the dark. Free wifi available, though we were told only in the common areas but we could access it from our room. Warm and a great shower in our room. We had a fantastic view over the Abbey which... More 

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, the hostel is in a great location, tucked away behind the Abbey but offering some stunning views of the abbey and of Whitby depending on which room you are in and the weather of course! A bit of a bonus there on the wifi! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

This youth hostel has it all, fabulous food , an atmospheric location that oozes history excellent facilities and friendly staff.The family rooms are clean quirky and spacious and the views are amazing

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, my team and I and very pleased that you too feel this way about the hostel. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Okay, so i haven't stopped in a Youth Hostel for years. Let's say my views were somewhat out-of-date. This is such a fab place to stay, as with many YHAs its a historic building you'd be paying a lot of money to stay in as a private hotel. Right by Whitby Abbey, on the cliffs - and such a beautiful... More 

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you had such a great time that you became members with us, now you can enjoy the wider YHA network at even cheaper prices. We hope you will come back to see us at Whitby as well. More 

London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Incredible. Thank you YHA for keeping this location. Amazing historic building complete with its benefits and quirkiness. Fantastic views over Whitby harbour. Despite the windy cold weather the building is kept warm and with the heavy curtains drawn very snug at night 😴

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Thank Jason C
Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the hostel to be to your liking. We like it too! We hope to see you stay with us again soon. More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The approach to the hostel was fab, the abbey is stunning and so are the views around. The reception is very clean and very friendly staff all there to help you with anything you require. The room was clean and tidy along with the en- suite, would of liked the self- catering kitchen to off been a little cleaner after... More 

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Ben H, Manager at YHA Whitby, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of us at YHA Whitby. We hope to see you again in the future here at Whitby! More 

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