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Smugglers Rock Country House

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Staintondale Road, Ravenscar YO13 0ER, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Askrigg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We've just returned from a last minute, short break. We loved Smuggler's View cottage - it's well appointed, clean, and nice to come back to after a day's exploring on the beach. Fab area, amazing coastline.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stopped in the smugglers view cottage for a last minute weekend break. The cottage is beautifully decorated and equipped with everything you could need. On arrival there was a welcome pack to great us so a good start. The setting and views are breathtaking. On the Sunday morning we got up and drove to stoupe brow and walked across... More 

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Lancashire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Stayed here over the Bank Holiday weekend. The breakfast was delicious and the room was very comfortable. The location is perfect and within easy reach of Whitby. The owner very kindly recommended somewhere to eat in the evening and managed to book us a table at short notice on a very busy Saturday night (for which we were very grateful...... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Fantastic country guest house in a lovely location. The room was spotlessly clean with great attention to detail. The proprietor was on hand and helpful but in no way intrusive. We had a lovely night and the following morning enjoyed a wonderful breakfast. Highly recommended.

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was nice to meet you both and we hope to see you again. Sharon and Mike More 

Carlisle
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Quite remote location but plenty of nice pubs within15 minutes drive for evening meals and it was lovely to return to peace and quiet after a busy day sightseeing. Breakfast was lovely, I can recommend the smoked salmon and scrambled eggs on a muffin. Breakfast needed to be ordered the night before and was served only between 8.30 and 9.00... More 

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the very popular smoked salmon with scrambled egg. We oven cook our breakfasts in the Aga which takes longer (and is healthier) than frying them. To save guests having to wait a long time in the morning, the pre-ordering seems to work well, as does the breakfast... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Excellent place to stay for exploring the area. The hosts are very friendly and knowledgeable about the best places to eat. Comfortable beds ensure a good nights sleep. Hope to visit again next year (2015)

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and had a good nights sleep and we hope to see you again next year. Sharon and Mike More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a 19th century house in a fairly isolated position with sea views over farmland. The accommodation is clean and comfortable. Our room was recently refurbished and attractive with a nice new shower room. Breakfast was delicious and the owner, Sharon, friendly and helpful. Each morning we walked down to Ravenscar, about half a mile, for a lovely view... More 

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of the lovely walks from the house. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Sharon and Mike More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

There is an ocean view but it's far..the rooms are small and a little stuffy, the staff is super nice. Breakfast is great, fresh and big. There is a flat screen tv in the room, the size of an iPad... There are plenty of beautiful walks in nature around the place, so if you are not planning on spoiling yourself... More 

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your big breakfast and found the staff ”super nice”. Just in case potential guests are concerned, room 6 is a lovely room at the front of the house - we certainly would not describe it as small. It has a large airy bathroom and in the bedroom there are two... More 

barnsley
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

had a two night stay as my brothers wedding was down the road we were met at reception by a very friendly person who showed us our room it was very nice clean with a large bed it had tea/coffee machine hair dryer a good size en suite for breakfast you had a good choice to choose from with plenty... More 

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We have lots of positive comments about the cafetieres in our bedrooms. We are more than happy to provide a bottle opener and glasses for guests bringing their own wine/beer etc. Once again, thank you for your comments and we hope you visit again in the future. Sharon and Mike More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Spent two lovely nights at this brilliant B&B in Ravenscar, near Whitby. Always parking on site and given key to come and go to own time scale. Rooms very well equipped with dressing gowns and tea and coffee, bisuits etc. Also free wifi in all rooms. If you want to go on walks they are just down the road and... More 

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NorthYorkshire25, Owner at Smugglers Rock Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us again and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards. Sharon and Mike More 

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