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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby YO22 4JT, England
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YHA Whitby
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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North Yorkshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

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
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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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202 reviews 202 reviews
37 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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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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