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The George Hotel

Baxtergate, Whitby YO21 1BN, England
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Ranked #18 of 20 hotels in Whitby
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
anjip_3 Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The George is most definately more a pub than a hotel, we booked this last minute for one night only and too be honest this was all we would stay. On arrival we entered through the pub entrance rather than the hotel entrance which is in the rear, the entrances are not very well sign posted, the pub was bustling... More

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Slough, UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some of these reviews are really unfair to The George. I have just stayed here, in one of the four non en suite rooms which is the top floor. Not ideal amount of stairs for a 3 1/2 & 1 1/2 yr old but I am the one that chose the shared bathroom! And actually we did not hear a... More

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

From the outside the pub doesn't look much, but once inside it is a great oldy worldy pub with cheap beer if you go during a week day and very well kept. The rooms are great and roomy and tucked away from the main bar hidden behind a key card. Would definitely recommend and close to the main town in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The George is in a great location and Whitby is a lovely town for a weekend break. The hotel isn't 5 star by any means but the rooms are good, linen and bathroom clean and staff were helpful. We stayed in a room at the front of the hotel which was noisy in the morning but a pair of earplugs... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most people would call The George a pub with rooms rather than a hotel. It's location is very central, being located opposite the railway station in the centre of Whitby. We were a party of four, each with our own rooms. My room was a double room that was generally clean and tidy apart from some stains on the carpet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First class hotel, very clean and perfectly located. Thought the complimentary breakfast might not be very good, but was so wrong, it made a great change, while all self service it was easy and there was plenty...as much as you want in fact, great choice and all nice. I would happily stay at the George Hotel again. Terry Edwards Bridlington... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Just been to this hotel for bank holiday great nights 'great rooms' good breakfast ' everyone was friendly cant wait to go again everyone at the hotel enjoyed , Its in a great position close to every thing Cheers Gaz

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Hexham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My partner and 2 small children stayed here for 2 nights and had a fab time. It is more of a pub than a hotel but even though we stayed in the floor directly above we were all able to sleep fine. Yes you can hear some noise but it's not disruptive, not over the noise my 2 kids can... More

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The George Hotel was ideal for us arriving in Whitby by train, and the bar staff kindly took in our luggage when we arrived a couple of hours before check-in. The bars have an amazing variety of entertainments (and very attractively-priced beers and wines, too, including several real ales) for those who want them, but a "residents' door" off Baxtergate... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We went with our 4 month old baby so as you can imagine we had a pram, carrycot, nappies, milk, bottles and out clothes and they put us on the top floor which was up several different stair cases the a winding stair case over 3 floors. It took us 3 trips when arriving and leaving. This was the only... More

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GeorgeHotelWhitby, Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. Unfortunately all our non-en suite rooms are located on the top floor of the hotel and we do appreciate that there is quite a lot of stairs. As the hotel is a listed building it is not possible for us to add a lift, however staff will always help with any bags when required.... More

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Address: Baxtergate, Whitby YO21 1BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Whitby
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Here at The George Hotel in Whitby, we offer the ideal base from which to enjoy your stay in the beautiful seaside town of Whitby. Situated right in the heart of the town, everything you may want is within easy walking distance - from the marina and beaches, to museums and shops, and even the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.Come and sample our welcoming atmosphere, with friendly staff & comfortable surroundings. We have a lively hotel bar with several nights of entertainment, along with another bar which can be hired for private functions.You won’t miss out on any sporting moments as we have Sky Sports HD & BT Sports shown on large screens. We also offer a good range of wines & spirits at affordable prices & hand pull ale. Lavazza coffee is now available along with other hot beverages. Free Wi-fi is also available throughout the bar area and most hotel rooms. ... more   less 
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