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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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Ranked #6 of 37 Specialty Lodging in Whitby
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having called here for the first time to enjoy the fabulous view and to look round the beautiful Abbey Plain, my wife and I decided to have tea in the YHA Cafe. I ordered tea for two and one fruit scone with butter........price £5.45. On cutting the scone it was clear it hadn't been cooked through and was very "stodgy",... More

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

Excellent location as next to abbey and short walk to town down very steep path. Staff friendly and helpful. Excellent bicycle storage facilities. Bunk beds very comfortable. As had ensuite we had a whole dorm to ourselves. Breakfast for just under a fiver was excellent. Great washing facilities as we had 7 days of clothes to wash. Excellent self catering... More

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YHA Whitby is just close to the Abbey. It means that it's on the top of the hill, that everytime you get to the Hostel you have a fantastic view of the ruins... that there are NO buses going up to there and therefore, if you don't have your own car, you will have to use the 199 famous stars... More

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York, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant setting right by the dramatic abbey - great views of it from quaint conservatory and garden terrace as well as fab views of Whitby harbour. Some communal rooms have beautiful architecture and are light and airy, plenty of fridge space in the kitchen and rooms clean and functional. Be prepared for a lot of stairs if you have booked... More

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east yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Wasn't too sure about staying in a youth hostel but with 9 of us travelling just for one night this seemed a good option. I have to say it exceeded my expectations. Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms very clean (with en-suite). Hotel had everything we needed including a choice of self catering kitchen or restaurant. We would definitely stay... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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 August 3, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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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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