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The Mainstay

Certificate of Excellence
26 Windsor Terrace, Whitby YO21 1ET, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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307 reviews 307 reviews
27 hotel reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the Motto of my beloved Everton Football Club and when translated means "Nothing But The Best Is Good Enough". That is certainly the philosophy followed by Julie and Peter, the owners of this fantastic B&B set in the heart of Whitby,in everything they do, be it their warm welcome,their personalities, the decor and furnishings or the food. Absolutely... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place to stay. The bedrooms are beautiful and the bathrooms luxurious. Lovely comfy beds. Everything is clean and new looking. Julie and Peter are so welcoming and nothing too much trouble. We stayed on the ground floor in an ensuite room with a patio and fabulous bathroom, but having looked at other rooms they were all... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a wonderful 2 night stay at this gem of a b&b in Whitby, it was perfect! After reading previous reviews we booked up months ago, to stop in room 6. All previous reviews are correct, now we know why this place is no1 on TripAdvisor. If 6* could be given it really does deserve it.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the Mainstay for 3 nights. We were in room 6. The bedroom was a good size; the bathroom in particular was very spacious. Both had high quality fixtures and fittings and were immaculately presented. We had a great view from the room. The location is spot on, being close to the railway station,... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent two nights at this amazing B&B. Have nothing but praise for it. The rooms are decorated and equipped to a very high standard. Very comfortable beds, lovely bed linen and beautiful bathrooms. The whole place has the wow factor. Julie and Peter are very good hosts -extremely helpful and friendly. Will definitely return and wouldn't stay anywhere else... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extraordinary attention to detail and quality are obviously the watchwords for Julie and Peter. From the goose down filled pillows and duvets to the little things like unusually nice biscuits and the availability of fresh milk for the hot drinks in the room, everything had been painstakingly thought out. As you would expect, the breakfasts were disgracefully decadent and It... More 

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Leeds
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My second stay here. Highly recommend, fantastic room, amazing breakfast and welcoming owners. Thank you for a lovely stay in Whitby. One of the best B&B's I have stayed in with a comfy bed and quiet room. All of the produce for breakfast local and of a very high standard.

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HERTS
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If we couldnt stay here we wouldnt come to Whitby, simple and as straightforward as that. Julie and Peter are two of the best hosts we have ever met.Rooms want for nothing as do the breakfasts. No lunch reqd!

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When Whitby became a destination for our two week tour of the U.K. I (once again) resorted to Tripadvisor as a source of guidance on accommodations. As usual, the "best bed and breakfast in Whitby" was spot-on. We checked into The Mainstay on a Thursday evening. Peter assisted me in getting parked in their relatively small, but adequate, off-street parking,... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We couldn't recommend The Mainstay highly enough. We stayed for 2 nights in room 3, which was lovely and quiet. The room is beautifully decorated and has a very comfortable bed. Julie and Peter are fantastic hosts and it is obvious that they care a great deal about the comfort of their guests. From the freshly cooked, locally sourced breakfast... More 

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