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The Mainstay

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26 Windsor Terrace, Whitby YO21 1ET, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely 3 nights stay in Whitby to celebrate my birthday and The Mainstay was just perfect, an excellent location in the heart of the town, very comfortable and spotlessly clean, five star standard with added personal touch from julie, peter and woody, made it even more special and welcoming. Private car parking coupled with the enchantment... More 

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Lincoln, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We stayed here en route to a funeral so not the happiest time for us. The whole place was very clean and the owners very friendly. We could have done with breakfast earlier than their 8.30 a.m. start, in fact i can't remember staying anywhere in the world where breakfast was so late, so we had to rather spoil our... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at The Mainstay for two nights and loved it. Our room was so comfortable and luxurious. The Mainstay is spotlessly clean. Nothing was to much trouble for Julie and Peter they made us feel very welcome. We will definitely going back to see them in the near future. We would have no hesitation in recommending the Mainstay to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Just returned from a prefect 3 night stay in Whitby to celebrate our wedding Anniversary with some friends. The Mainstay was just perfect, a brilliant jewel in the heart of the town. The accommodation was superb, comfortable and spotlessly clean.. The standard was without doubt 5 star and would rival any top hotel but with the personal touch Julie and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We had a great time here in Whitby and at The Mainstay where we were welcomed by Julie and Peter who were fantastic hosts. Our room was immaculate, large and comfortable (didn't want to leave)! Breakfast was cooked to order in the modern breakfast room. Very conveniently located with a short stroll to the centre of town. Our hosts gave... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I knew from the moment I rang to book a room I was going to enjoy. Friendly and upbeat but professional in dealing with me. When we arrived it was just the same. Decor was a mix of old fashioned and modern which worked. Will stay again in new year

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at this very high standard guest house. Thank you. The owners were so friendly and helpful and the whole place was superbly furnished. Our room had a small terrace where we could enjoy the evening sunshine overlooking the town. It was a fantastic location, so close to all attractions and amenities. We would definitely highly... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We stayed here for three nights. Our stay was simply perfect. The house is immaculate, beautifully decorated, tastefully thought out and we thoroughly enjoyed our very comfortable stay. Nothing was too much trouble for the hosts, Julie and Peter. They appear to have thought of everything. Highly recommended for a perfectly situated B&B.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Julie and Peter were great hosts and made us feel so welcome - going above and beyond by helping get the luggage in and taking it out. The room was fantastic and the bed was bliss - so comfortable - lovely view. We booked to stay there as part of my husband's birthday present and Julie very kindly let me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Hi I stopped a couple of nights with my wife and four friends. This is my second stay here and it will not be my last. Attention to detail is staggering and the situation is absolutely ideal for the centre of Whitby. Julie and Peter are absolutely ideal for the job and very knowledgeable about Whitby and the surrounding area... More 

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