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Hillcrest Guesthouse

9 Prospect Hill, Whitby YO21 1QE, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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 reviews 3 reviews
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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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Coventry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I stayed here for 4 days from 27-05-14 untill 30-05-14 i found this establishment freindly clean and very accomadating i would stay there again without hesitation well done the town center is a 5 minute walk and the surrounding area is beautiful

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LEEDS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We arrived late Friday evening and, although I am disabled no help was given to our room. An executive four poster on 1st floor. There were no details of local restaurants within the guest home, so we set off to find food which was easy to do. Breakfast is served between 9 and 9.30 everyday, so don't be late. Mind... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I don't normally do guest houses and therefore have nothing to compare it with but, I expected better and the price I paid, it should have been better. Parking was an issue. Basically not enough space or spaces for the people staying, especially those with big cars. Our room wasn't as clean as it should be. Drawers hadn't been emptied... More 

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