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Hillcrest Guesthouse

9 Prospect Hill, Whitby YO21 1QE, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield
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15 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a pleasant stay at Hillcrest for 2 nights room only. We opted for room only as we like to try out the different cafes in Whitby. We stayed in the Aislaby Room which was a standard room which met our needs as we didn’t plan being in the room much. It was clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. We... More 

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

We stayed on the Saturday and Sunday night however the room wasn't serviced on the Sunday so we returned to the room after a day out to make our own bed, find clean towels and wash the tea cups etc. we mentioned this upon checking out to the Owner who advised that we should have rang the bell. Upon our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely stay felt so rested. The breakfast is delicious, good quality & well cooked. I would go back for the scrambled egg time after time. Our room was warm, comfortable & clean, spacious bathroom with a fantastic power shower. Location is great 5 minute walk (downhill) & your in Whitby, great place to stay to discover this part... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

We arrived to a freezing cold room, radiators weren't turned on. Landlady quickly got us a radiator but feel this room should have been warm on our arrival - like the rest of the rooms she informed us! This apart the room was lovely altho it cud have done with a quilt. Fantastic shower. Lovely breakfast in a nice breakfast... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We have stayed at this guest house in Spring 2013 and Autumn 2014 and the pick a number charging system has put us off staying there ever again. We were keen to book again for Spring 2015 but the price we were quoted had almost doubled from our first stay and NOTHING had changed or been updated. The Guest House... More 

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saj9158, Owner at Hillcrest Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I would like to point out that our rack rate prices have not changed for 8 years. We, of course, offer discounts out of season and for booking multiple rooms, which the majority of places do. Please ensure that you are booking directly through ourselves and not an agent. We... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A short walk to the center of Whitby, a nice place to stay. We were there for 2 nights, and the only downside is that we were on the ground floor next to the door, so heard everyone coming and going in the night. Ask to be not here if you remember as it did disturb sleep! Over all very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We have visited whitby lots of times and love it. This was only the second time we have stayed over (stayed in a hotel last time) i loved the guesthouse, it had plenty of character (unlike hotels) the owner was very friendly and welcoming and showed us to our rooms. Her staff member was very polite and helpful. Free car... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We arrived after 5 as check in was between 12-1 or after 4, giving plenty of time to prepare the room. We were greeted by the owner who showed us to our room, "little beck", which was rather on the small side and somewhat foisty smelling. I went to freshen up in the bathroom and discovered to my disgust, a... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was our second visit to Hillcrest. Our last visit was same weekend last year. We had the executive Whitby room last year which was absolutely beautiful but we decided to book a standard room this year (Aislaby room) This room was smaller though the decoration, bed linen, high standard bathroom were all as good. When we returned to our... More 

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Newcastle under Lyme
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had a very enjoyable weekend break. The owner was very friendly and gave us lots of recommendations of plages to visit and restaurants etc. we stayed in the Runswick room which was very warm, clean and comfortable with a very large comfortable bed, seating area, television etc. it was a bit noisy as it's on a busy road and iWeb... More 

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