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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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Ranked #7 of 38 Specialty Lodging in Whitby
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant location and building, with mountains of atmosphere. Worth the stay just for the building, but a great youth hostel as well. A good variety of room types, a couple of lounges and good self catering kitchen as well as the hostel restaurant.

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

Excellent location, helpful staff, very enjoyable stay. Wonderful character building ! Attention needed to plumbing in kitchen as water sprayed us when washing up ! Will definately return again. Many thanks.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the weekend again at Whitby YHA for a pre-Christmas party and celebration. We were a party of 10 - 5 adults and 5 under 18s. Like last year, we could not fault the warm, friendly welcome and lovely food. The staff were really keen to make our stay enjoyable and the building was great - double beds and en... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed as a large group recently (2d or 3d time for us as a family) Standard YH stuff spartan but warm staff helpful Superb position. But Prices seem to reflect the location rather than the facilities (that might be a little unfair). Id stay again. But The breakfast was crap. Advertised as Full English and Continental. A croissant - home... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location in the shadow of the haunting abbey. I arrived in complete darkness and when I found my way to the inviting glow of the hostel, I was boyh delighted and relieved. The facilities were great. I stayed in a female dorm which was warm, spotless, and comfortable. I appreciated having a socket in the room where I could... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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98 reviews 98 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location if you have a car. Amazing views of Whitby and the Abbey. Our room even had a few of the Abbey. Very friendly helpful staff. Kids playroom is awesome. lovely longue to relax in. Excellent kitchen. Our bed and pillows where a little hard so not such a good nights sleep. But good value for money.

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Never stayed in a youth hostel before so was very pleasantly surp with this little gem. Situated next to the Abbey with the most amazing views both day and night. Would definitely use again. Staff were friendly and the room was bigger than I expected.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Whitby and YHA Whitby was the second stop on our Northern Road Trip and the first Hostel my Partner and I have ever stayed in! Having seen reviews and looked at the website we decided it was worth a shot despite our anxieties. The cost for one night with breakfast was relatively cheap and when we looked for other accommodation... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed for a weekend in a room with a double bed, and a bunk and a view of the Abbey. Very clean, comfortable and adequate. Agree with others about the noise from the heating but can forgive that given the beautiful location.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The location is absolutely stunning; right next to the Abbey and a short walk down the steps into the old side of the town. The only downside being that, after the Hop-On Hop-Off bus has stopped running, the only way to reach it is either by car or to clamber up those pesky 199 steps. Me and my friend (not... More 

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Address: Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Whitby 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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