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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked at short notice before the August Bank Holiday and found the place very welcoming and well-run. Room was comfortable, food was quick and good quality. A few minor niggles with the shower were sorted out very quickly. Would go there again without question.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely room, with sea view, lovely people looking after you with friendly banter ,our 2nd year here and we'll be coming again next year, amazing food for breakfast with good choice. The first time we stayed we had the top floor very good for cardiovascular lol, the second time we had a lower floor (as my husband hurt his knee)... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful room with sea view. Clean, comfortable and well equiped. Excellent breakfast, with helpful and pleasant staff. A most enjoyable experience. Definitely recommended, and we shall use again. What more is there to say.

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

Thank you so much for your faultless review. It means a great deal to us that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been going to Whitby as a family for the last 60 years through out the generations. We had a family room that was up to date of good size and very clean. The staff were very welcoming and very good with children. The breakfast was very extensive and had good flexible choice. We will make sure we book... More 

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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 such positive feedback. We're so pleased that you found the room modern and very clean and enjoyed the breakfast choices. We very much look forward to accommodating you again next year - give us a buzz and we will make sure that you get the best rates as returning... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I are just back from our 4th stay at the Riviera. I chose the Riviera as i wanted a "room with a sea view" and boy do you get that. I will never get bored of seeing the stunning views from the room, just amazing. We have previously stayed in the 4 poster rooms (room 3 being... More 

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Thank Kelly G
Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my wife had a double room with a sea view and our daughter had a single also with a sea view. The rooms were very pleasant and decorated to a good standard the only issue was that the showers in both rooms ran at a trickle! The breakfast was very good and as I had e-mailed in advance... More 

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Thank 22Ian
RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay, breakfast and felt the rooms were decorated well. We replaced all the pipework throughout the building and put in a new water system at the beginning of this year to ensure the showers have good pressure therefore the should not be an issue. We have... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly only stayed the one night, would have loved to stay longer. The guest house is very nice, well run and looked after. The breakfast was very good, I had the full Yorkshire, you help yourself to cereals and toast and everything else is served to you. The people who run the guest house are very friendly. The room we... More 

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

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay Mike. Thank you for such a shining review. We really hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the best thing about it is the location, stunning view of the north sea which is just across the road. Room was o.k. but had obvious patch up areas on wall which looked ugly, and my friends room had odd stain marks on ceiling. Communal carpet on stairs had a few holes. Breakfast room is lovely with white, fresh décor... More 

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

We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay as much as we would have liked you to have. We're also sorry that you didn't feel you could speak to us directly. When you left the guesthouse, Zed asked if everything was good with your stay and you replied that it was. There will always be areas to improve in our... More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From arrival to departure the whole experience was excellent. Great location on the sea front with excellent sea views as you would expect - including the harbour entrance. Lots of choice at breakfast and comfy homely room. Would recommend staying here and would certainly book again next time we visit Whitby or surrounding area.

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2 Thank Del2804
RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

What a top review to read this morning! The time you have spent writing this is really appreciated. Thank you so much. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby More 

Aberdeen
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for a night while on a wee trip around England. Wonderfully polite hosts, efficient service and great location. I would come back to Whitby just to stay here again. Definitely recommended.

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

To read that you would come back to Whitby, JUST to stay with us again, is a huge compliment. Thank you so much for 'making our day'. We really hope that we get to accommodate you again in the future. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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: $98 - $121 (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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