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Bay Royal Whitby Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked a deal monday till friday break. Room was on the top floor and only 1 very compact lift to use. Me and my husband were definitely one of the younger couples staying and we found it a real trek up the stairs (around 90 steps) . The room nice and bathroom large. Breakfast was fine but the evening meals...

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

Thank you for sharing your review. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your stay. I will pass your comments to the team and we hope to welcome you back to the Royal in the not too distant future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first to to Whitby will def be back to this hotel. Amazing views of the abbey and sea from hotel bar and front of hotel. We had a sea view. Room was very big, we had 2 single beds as it was the last room available when we booked. But these bed easily pushed together to make...

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

I appreciate you taking the time to share your review. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and will look to return in the future. I will pass your comments to the team and will look into the heating issue in your room. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Whitby and picked this hotel as it was a good internet deal. The hotel big but decor a little tired. Rooms reasonable nothing special. Breakfast good choice. But cater mainly for older guests in size of portions. Evening meals same. Nice entertainment room. Ok stay

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

Thank you for sharing your review. We have refurbished many areas of the hotel over the past 4 years with the restaurant and bar just being completed 2 weeks ago. I will pass your comments to the team and we hope you choose to stay with us again in the future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel beginning of March. Lovely sea view but very basic amenities. Although there was some re-furb going on, i think it all needs a good make over. The rooms were clean and bed comfortable. Toilet paper was cheap, it was like going back to school !! Good tracing paper. Well situated in the town. Food, only had...

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

I'm sorry you were disappointed with aspects of your stay. We are very much committed to an on going refurbishment plan which over the past couple of years has seen the majority of our bedrooms, ballroom, restaurant and fully refurbished. We hope you will reconsider and choose to stay in a Bay hotel again in the future. Vicki Glen General...

Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time stopped in Whitby and found this hotel good, it's a bit tired in places and is currently in the process of being refurbished, food very good and bar area very nice. Entertainment on every night and is average I suppose. Would visit again.

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

Thank you for sharing your review. We have just completed the refurbishment of our lounge and restaurant areas last week after having done the vast majority of our bedrooms over the past 4 years. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and will pass your comments to the team. We hope to welcome you back soon. Vicki Glen General...

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Bay Royal on a five day Shearing tour break. We arrived at the hotel at lunch time and check in was quick with no problems. The room was ready at 3pm so we walked into the town to take in the sights. Back to hotel after a lovely lunch in town . The room itself was clean...

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

Thank you for sharing your review. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us and found it to be good value for money. I will pass your comments to the team and especially Istvan. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal in the not too distant future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked one night stay requested parking and sea view room not disappointed our room had a double and single bed very big all t making facilities in room plenty hot water staff could not do enough to help breakfast on offer a variety of hot and cold get past the antique aged of this hotel it has lots of character...

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

Thank you for sharing your review. I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your stay and I will pass your comments to the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal in the not too distant future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hotel undergoing refurbishment so meals being served in the lounge. Only had breakfast and that was fine. Our room was warm and beds comfortable but the bathroom was poor with chipped bath and awful cracks in washbasin. As we had got a reasonable deal however there was no reason to complain. Hope the refurbishment goes well for the Hotel.

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

Thank you for your kind comments. The refurbishment of the restaurant and bar is now complete and looking fab. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal in the not too distant future. Vicki Glen General Manager

Falkirk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was on a long weekend break for my anniversary, had stayed in Bay hotels before and have been quite happy with them and have given them good reviews. This was not a happy experience! the food was terrible, the rooms looked fine at first glance but when you looked a bit closer like my wife tends to do sometimes, the...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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: $115 - $219 (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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“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
 of 5 bubbles I_Spencer_9, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front facing rooms have superb views over the bay.”
 of 5 bubbles 210janet, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for what u want very accommodating”
 of 5 bubbles 254Kath, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for the sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles PCS121, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were there in February paid extra for sea view”
 of 5 bubbles christineanddaver, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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