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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

there is no lift so if you are not able to do stairs this is not for you. Not sure if all rooms are now refurbished but accomodation is clean and pleasant. Family business and well run and breakfast is varied and really good. I have stayed here several times and would be my first choice when staying in Whitby...

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1Thank Andrew R
Castleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a two day break in Whitby. Thank you to Zed & Emma for the way they make us feel welcome every time we visit, great to see Zac and finally at last to meet Aniya they grow up so quick. Look forward to see you all in February

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2Thank Haydn W
derby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this for a 3 night stay for my boyfriends birthday and was made to feel welcome even from speaking to Emma while making the booking by telephone, this was followed by an even warmer welcome from Zed when we arrived. Our room had a fantastic sea view and an even more fantastic comfy bed ( I'd really love to...

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2Thank paulaw9412
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here 2 or 3 times a year, it's our favourite. Very warm and friendly welcome from Zed and Emma. Great location, easy to find and no parking problems. All the décor is kept up to a good standard. They really have taken on a huge task to keep on top of things considering the size of the place,...

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Thank Mick M
Atherton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

stayed for 3 nights whilst we had a chill weekend. lovely warm welcome from zed who is such a happy guy.. very friendly atmosphere.. stunning views from our room over whitby bay but be warned its a bit of a climb up all those stairs.. great choice for breakfast.. i haven't tried maple syrup and bacon before.. still undecided lol.....

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Thank Shaun G
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fairly average place to stay. In need of some refurbishment in places in particular the room at the top that we stayed in. Breakfast was okay but nothing to write home about. Great view of the sea was it's saving grace.

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Thank KRwatching
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location. Clean comfortable and suitably decorated accommodation. Freshly cooked breakfast to your liking. Fantastic service from the owner Zed. Polite, professional and very humorous. Would definitely return. Highly recommended.

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2Thank Katrina202020
Middlesborough, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing weekend, wonderfully supported by the brilliant riviera team. Breakfast and optional paracetamol much appreciated, as was the taxi support. Excellent location and fantastic sea views. Highly recommended :-))))

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2Thank Jenny U
Nelson, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What another wonderful time we had. Zed and emma are brilliant hosts. The hotel is always well presented and with it being so close to everything it is an ideal place to stay. Looking forward to seeing you again next year

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a fab review - it really does mean a lot to us. We LOVE having you all to stay time and time again - it really is the biggest compliment seeing your smiley faces back with us again. Have a wonderful Christmas and we'll see you next year. Best...

Middlesbrough
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for the 4th time at this fantastic hotel for goth weekend. never disappointed. excellent facilities. rooms very spacious, and well equipped. Delicious breakfast. professional and friendly owners. would highly recommend for a well located and quality hotel. close to all that Whitby has to offer.

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

You're both wonderful - thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We love having you to stay with us and look forward to Goth Weekend each year. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riviera Guesthouse is a friendly, family run guesthouse with stunning panoramic views over the North Sea. The views stretch from the next Bay (Sandsend) across the sea to Whitby Harbour Entrance. The Guesthouse is a stone's throw away from the sandy beach & within walking distance of the town with it's vibrant fishing harbour, beautiful and unique shops, restaurants, and tourist attractions (e.g., Captain Cooks Museum, the Dracula Experience, boat trips & Whitby Abbey with its famous 199 steps). The majority of the rooms are sea facing & have en-suite facilities, LCD TVs, refreshment trays & large white fluffy towels. The breakfast dining rooms have 'floor to ceiling' bay windows with stunning sea views - a fantastic environment to fill your tummy (cooked and continental breakfast inclusive in the price)! Riviera Guesthouse's commitment to guest satisfaction has been recognised by receiving awards from TripAdvisor, LateRooms & Trivago, the most recent being TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016, LateRooms 'Simply the Guest' Award 2016 & Trivago 'Rated Excellent' Award 2015. Riviera Guesthouse looks forward to continuing to uphold the standards in the months and years to come. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riviera Guest House

Address: 4 Crescent Terrace | West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
Price Range: $80 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Riviera Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“for a sea view you need a room at the front of the place, the single room on the top floor is not en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles N3431YPandrewr, 3 days ago | Read review
“Sea view rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles HaydnW401, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 2 or 3 have bay windows with very comfy chairs .”
 of 5 bubbles 555mickm, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea view rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles stephsmummy, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have a sea view but make sure you ask for one when you book”
 of 5 bubbles Truro3440, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
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