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Desborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although first impression of the outside of the hotel was of a typically "seen better days" sea-front building, it is fair to say that once in the Reception area it is a really well laid out, light and spacious place. Ample seating and a nice bar area adjacent to the dining room. Our room was on the 3rd floor, Whitby...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the royal Whitby for a Friday to Monday break with shearings ,once again wasn't let down food good room clean friendly staff ,payed extra for sea views the views were amazeing .all I can say to some poeple who moan about this and that if you want the ritz pay for it.well done to all at the royal...

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Swinton Manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Booked a 3 night stay Easter weekend . We new that you could not book in til 3 but got here early & parked our car in our reserved parking space @£5 per night. Although we are happy to pay this & extra security there is a FREE car park adjacent to this first come basis with ample parking spaces....

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our room had a sea view which was lively Travel back in time to the gothic horrors of Dracula? Don't bother- go to The Royal Hotel in 2017! Having chosen this hotel several times in the past and been happy with out holidays, this break was something else! Nowhere on the websites did it say that The Royal Hotel, Whitby...

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2Thank Brussells5417
VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see you were disappointed with aspects of your stay. Our refurbishment works went on for 5 weeks during which time every effort was made by myself and my team to ensure minimal disruption to our guests. Whilst a little disruption was inevitable we received a huge amount of praise from a large number of guests on how...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid £109 for one night in a twin room. Our hearts sank when we arrived and saw the shabby exterior of the hotel. However, pleasantly when we checked in as the reception area was very nice. Our room was very nice with the exception of the obvious damp patch around the window. What let the whole visit down was...

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1Thank Donna K
VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to share your review. I'm sorry tos ee you didn't find your stay to be value for money. To clarify a few points we have hairdryers in all of our rooms which would have been in one of the drawers in the bedroom. We provide a small bar of soap in the room and...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Royal Hotel is going through a refurbishment and is looking great in all the ground floor areas lounges, dining area and bars. Our particular room was ok but the bed could have done with being replaced a couple of years ago. The staff are great! We would visit again! :-)

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We have done a lot of work in the hotel over the past few years with the reception and bar only just having been completed a few weeks ago so it's nice to see this commented on. we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall very good. Our room was spacious and had recently been refurbished. The dining area has also been refurbished to a high standard.The food and service was very good. The menu choice is quite limited but it did change for the two nights we stayed. It is understandable that the menu as limited as I guess most people are on...

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5* review. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us and will be sure to pass your comments to the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal soon. Vicki Glen General Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel parking not signed posted for therefore had to pay just to ask about parking, car park very limited spaces. Inside hotel lobby looks very cheap and tacky, damp patches everywhere in diar need for decorating as paint peeling off everywhere. Hotel lift doesn't work properly, walls are very thin and floors is squeaky not able to get much sleep...

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights on a Shearings self drive on the weekend of 24 March. Paid the extra for a sea view. The room was a renovated one so very nice indeed, the only fault was that the window and frame was not replaced, I think they will do all the windows in the hotel at once because this will be...

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Thank NS357
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed overnight here in early March with my husband as a birthday treat. When we arrived we inquired about parking and was told that we would have to park in a pay and display car park as the hotels facilities were full. Having parked, we made our way to our top floor room. The decor in the hallways is...

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VickiGlen, General Manager at Bay Royal Whitby Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to see you were disappointed with aspects of your stay. I agree that some of our corridors are in need of a little refurbishment but we have invested vastly in our bedrooms, ballroom, restaurant and bar over the past couple of years. I'm confused to some of your comments as I don't have any plastic chairs like you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking Whitby, with breathtaking views of Whitby Abbey and the sea, the Royal is steeped in intriguing history and heritage. Many of the hotel bedrooms are front facing and have superb views thanks to the hotel’s cliff top position. This is an extremely popular hotel that has many returning customers thanks to its warm and friendly welcome and great hospitality. The entertainments suite offers a great variety of entertainment and guests can also enjoy the marvellous views from the comfortable restaurant and bar. The Royal Hotel is in an ideal location, just a few minutes from the famous harbour and shops. Whitby is a traditional maritime town and with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beach, it is a great place for a holiday or short break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Royal Whitby Hotel

Address: West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3HT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: $147 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Royal Whitby Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Worth paying the extra for a sea view.”
smyke10, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room on north east side looks over Whitby harbour, piers and sea on third floor”
bluedolphin2017, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We booked a sea view and was great on the first floor.”
  • Room with sea view and full length windows
  • Rusty handrail
  • Water marks in bathroom
I_Spencer_9, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front facing rooms have superb views over the bay.”
210janet, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for what u want very accommodating”
254Kath, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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