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Bridge Street, Whitby YO22 4BG, England
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The Dolphin Hotel
Ranked #97 of 144 Whitby B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Peterborough, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this pub on Monday and were served by the most miserable person I have ever encountered. The pub was busy but at no point were we told there was a wait however after an hour we had to ask where our food was. The person who had taken our food order (the "bouncer" apparently) came over to us... More

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Newton Aycliffe
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight. Give 5 stars. room perfect with views over river, harbour & right beside the swing bridge. Power shower, tea, coffee & biscuits, & with mugs (not little cups) Breakfast was full English cooked to perfection also cereal, toast etc.The staff were friendly. The service very good. Would recommend highly. Harry Stewart

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
38 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pub was busy while the bridge was off. It has a nice area on the front just infront of the bridge. Inside looks ok the staff were a bit miserable, nothing special it was all really sticky on the tables and we had to move 3 times to get one that did not rock. We never stayed in the... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our room was expensive but the view over the river and boats was amazing. Breakfast service needs a tweek ,we waited an hour for our English breakfast,there were only 3 tables occupied. when it at last came out ,the order was wrong ,so the waitress took it back to the kitchen twice to rearrange the plate ,and then when we... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just got back from a fabulous weekend at the Dolphin. Excellent location, very central. Rooms clean and very friendly staff with impeccable manners. Would have no hesitation in returning to the hotel.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Recently spent two nights at the Dolphin and consider ourselves very fortunate to have chosen this lovely small hotel. It is comfortable,clean and very convenient for all of Whitby's attractions.Views overlook the bridge and harbour and everything is within comfortable walking distance. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is excellent. Rooms are spacious,well furnished and the bathroom... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have just stayed two nights at the dolphin hotel, we were in room two which over looks the bridge in whitby. The room was lovely, comfortable and spacious with a shower room en suite. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was also very good, freshly cooked to order. I have read some of the negative reviews and... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Visited every day of our 3 day stay in Whitby, & ate there twice. Friendly & very welcoming staff, very dog friendly too! Our dog was given chews by the staff .. Tasty , quality home cooked food that hits the spot. All round nice atmosphere with excellent views of the swing bridge & harbour. Great to sit & watch... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed at the Dolphin Hotel in Whitby over the bank holiday, enjoyed every minute of it, the room was very clean and comfortable and the view over the harbour was brilliant, we had sunday lunch in the Dolphin Hotel it was very good, the breakfast was one of the best i have had and i've stayed in some good hotels... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My partner and I often stay wih Liz and Martin at the Dolphin, it is always fantastic, friendly staff, gorgeous food, top class rooms and beautiful views!! Can't wait to come up again :-D Liz and Martin really have turned the place around.

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Address: Bridge Street, Whitby YO22 4BG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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