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The Esplanade Hotel

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel via a third party site and our experiences may not reflect those of other travellers. We booked The Esplanade Hotel for its central location and proximity to the harbour and town centre of Whitby and for its easy access to parking. Just prior to arrival we were texted by the landlady with a friendly hello and...

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for two nights over the steampunk weekend Great location Hot water Warm room Great breakfast cooked to order Comfy beds Plenty of tea and coffee in room Great landlord and landlady What more do you require We will return without doubt

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Run by a lovely lady who was very welcoming. Great family room, spacious and light. Nice period features like the ceiling. Floor in bedroom very clean wood but windows and ledges and bathroom dirty, e.g urine on seat of toilet. this was cleaned when I mentioned it. Shower leaked. Very accommodating with breakfast requests here and super location for any...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Just got back from Whitby after spending two nights at this hotel . We really enjoyed our stay here . The owners were really friendly and helpful . Our room was nice with a comfortable bed and fabulous hot shower . The breakfast was great . All freshly cooked to order and piping hot . We will definitely stay here...

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Winscombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Was redirected to this hotel (so a captive audience) when the original place we had booked into told us that the room was double-booked and already filled. The owners seemed friendly enough and we were shown to room 2, a family room. on initial impressions it did not look too bad, but on closer inspection there were stains on the...

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Oldham
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights for Normafest held at the Spa in Whitby This hotel is a very friendly place to stay ,room was great ,good nights sleep.Veggie breakfast was excellent.Will definitely be back

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Thank Latic51
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Great hotel and personnel were friendly. Rooms are clean. Stunning views of the beach. Meal in the hotel restaurant was delicious. The parking was no problem, location of the hotel is only 7 minutes from the city center

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1Thank Sandruska73
Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great little seaside b&b. Large rooms, newly upgraded bathroom, great location & at a great price. Perfect for an overnighter on a family trip to Whitby. It's not slick and sure there are signs of it being well used but it's an English seaside b&b & ideal for us. A great option is the ability to have a lie in...

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berlin & england
Reviewed 7 October 2016

First thing to say is that when we booked, the photo of the hotel frontage was nothing like what we actually saw when we got there. This is very misleading and should be addressed immediately. However, the photo I`m seeing above (steps up to door,white windows IS the actual hotel itself.) The Hotel is typical of a Whitby large terraced...

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1Thank silkeden
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Loved Whitby, our first visit, spent four nights at The Esplanade. Lovely owners, gave us the parking space at the front of the hotel and changed our room from the third floor to avsecond floor one. We stayed in room 7, spacious bright and clean room with loads of tea, coffee and milk, loved that we had mugs instead of...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Esplanade Hotel

Address: 2 Esplanade, Whitby YO21 3HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: RM326 - RM459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 4 is situated above the roadway and has the occasional vehicle pass underneath at times”
 of 5 bubbles Janboy21, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in room 2!”
 of 5 bubbles charlotteg210, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lower floor if you need one as there isn't a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles KCBStaffs, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Parking is limited so need to pre-book, currently £5 a night”
 of 5 bubbles Graham_Derby, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't think there would be a good room!”
 of 5 bubbles Lucydebra29, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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