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The Shepherd's Purse

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

shepherds purse lovely little hotel beautiful rooms and central to everything been twice now loved it so much booked again owners are lovely couldn't do enough nice to sit outside on a morning with a coffee even with the seagulls stayed room 1

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Peterborough, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Shepherd's Purse is a great hotel run by lovely people. One of the owners - Kim - deserves special mention for going over and above to welcome us and get us settled in. We stayed in room 5 with a four-poster bed and balcony. The jacuzzi is really just a corner whirlpool bath so don't expect to share. We... More 

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Thank StuartCraig
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Shepherds Purse is quite unique, offering a different experience to what you'd get from a hotel. The room was a bit small, there's no wardrobe for example but that's counterbalanced by a beautiful courtyard and terrace. The bed was comfy and it was clean. Great location and the staff are pleasant. The only issue we had was noise from the... More 

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Thank alan m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous just as described. Lovely room which was immaculately clean and the staff met us down in the car park to lead us there as it can be a little bit disorienting until you've been there a day. Parking is in the council car park at 7.50 a day. We waited about 15 minutes but got a speck and settled... More 

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Thank Sandra K
Lancashire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Good Location. Room 3 small but clean. However, it was damp. Shared balcony ok if both parties smoke/don't smoke. The bench is under the window of room 3 together with table and ash tray and we were unable to have the windows open due to the other party smoking. Therefore, the room is not very private.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 2 night break in Whitby at the Shepherd's Purse; thoroughly enjoyed the attention to detail, fresh flowers both in the room and in the bathroom, very clean and welcoming space; easy going hosts. We had dreadful weather and it made the warm haven of our accommodation, tucked away in a restored yard in Old Whitby, all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely 2 days here. Stopped in rm 3 with the big brass bed. Lovely little touches throughout from the fresh flowers on the balcony to the wine glasses and the veninese whirls in the room . Very clean and Kim was very accomadating throughout our stay letting our daughter upgrade to the rm with the jacuzzi on... More 

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Thank Sam B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem, beautifully decorated rooms tranquil and relaxing, outside decked seating area, the bed was so comfy with crisp linen and a feather quilt , a lovely range of tea's to try with complimentary toiletries , from the beginning of our visit excellent service from Kim who told us we could drive down to the accommodation to drop off... More 

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Thank Pam W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Me and my fiance stayed Bank Holiday weekend (Sun/Mon) as a very last minute break to Whitby. The Dove Loft (formerly rooms 6 and 7 which have been joined to make a small apartment) was available, as it's new and hasn't had much advertising yet. We were really lucky! We hadn't any idea that the Tour De Yorkshire was on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stayed here for the April 2016 Goth Weekend. We had two rooms booked numbers 3 & 5. Turned up and check in was painless, no problems even though we were early. Walked into the rooms and was so pleased as to how clean they were. Lots of little touches to make the room even tidier. Bang in the centre of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Accommodation in the heart of the Old Town, situated on Whitby's popular East side. Nestled below the roof tops of Church Street is our hidden garden, with galleried court yard accommodation and pretty bedrooms decorated with stripped pine furniture and lacy curtains, four posters and brass bed steads. Private balconies and china cups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shepherd's Purse

Address: The Old Workshops Sanders Yard Church Street | Whitby, North Yorkshire, Whitby YO22 4DU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Whitby
Price Range: $66 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shepherd's Purse 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Shepherd`s Purse Hotel Whitby
Shepherds Purse Hotel Whitby
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Whitby
#9 Romantic Hotel in Whitby
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