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“Peace peace peace!”
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Review of River Bank Cottage

The cottage is on 3 floors 
Quiet location by the river
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The cottage is on 3 floors 
Quiet location by the river
A view towards the moors Riverside Walk
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Very good
57 reviews
The cottage is on 3 floors 
Quiet location by the river
A view towards the moors
Riverside Walk
Riverside Walk
first floor living room
living room to rear
from the living room
kitchen diner looking onto river
kitchen to the patio
bedroom overlooking river
Steam Train seen from cottage
Early morning view
Larpool Viaduct
Riverside Walk from the river
Feeding the ducks on the slipway
Walking the Whitby rail path
Whitby Abbey from the Viaduct
Whitby harbour from the old town
The famous Abbey steps
Taking a sea trip
from Whitby swing bridge
nearby Robin Hood's Bay
Robin Hood's Bay
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England

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Very good - based on 57 reviews
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Andrew B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peace peace peace!”
Reviewed March 16, 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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Just got back from a five night break with bonus good weather! Everything perfect as described you hardly need bring anything all is there from cutlery to there own stuff such as medicine cabinet sewing kit board games we were short of milk one day so borrowed one of theirs and replaced when we went to the shops later I've never seen so much wildlife on the river outside the front door also lots of rabitts and ducks but beware if you feed them like I did they won't leave you alone for the whole visit.just be careful if you take a dog as mine had a habit of wanting to eat everything that moved so leads at all times will definitely return again...

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Filey, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 21, 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: The feeling of tranquility and relaxation
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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becks710
Beverley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“excellent hide away”
Reviewed December 17, 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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We rented this cottage to get away from the Christmas madness and to celebrate our anniversary. It is a delightful cottage in a lovely, quite and beautiful setting. The cottage was clean with everything that we needed. It was a 15 minute walk into Whitby by the old railway track, which is a very pleasant walk. Would stay again.

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Liked best: the location
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 16, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Kathryn W
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Absolutely Fantastic”
Reviewed October 7, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

What a lovely cottage in a superb location. Everything you could want was provided and also an excellent welcome pack-those biscuits were delicious!. Clean and really comfortable. Right beside the river and below the viaduct, it was so quiet and peaceful, a truly relaxing holiday retreat. A lovely 15 minute walk over the viaduct into Whitby, so no need for the car. Lovely to see the ducks, rabbits and heron each day. Pity we never saw the seal. Also to see the steam trains passing. Excellent value for the location and accommodation. We did not want to leave and will definitely be back!

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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Paulcol55
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely peaceful location”
Reviewed September 9, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Lovely well equipped cottage in a great location overlooking the river. Very clean and comfortable and also received a welcome pack including some lovely biscuits. Excellent location for walking with our dog as could walk on tracks as far as we wanted.
Whitby and Ruswarp within easy walking distance on country walks and the tidal river constantly changed.
Had such a peaceful and stress free holiday.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: The one rainy day we had
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Bryn J
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed August 30, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

What a lovely cottage. It is perfect for a self catering holiday, fully equipped and so clean. You can walk into Whitby over the Larpool Viaduct at the top of the road. we watched the steam train pass by every day and also the pleasure boats going up and down the river Esk just outside. We will certainly go back.

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Liked best: all of it
Liked least: none of it
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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