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The Shepherd's Purse

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Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a beautiful little room here. The place is quite magical with a secret garden and little patio decking to sit outside at. Our room had a four poster bed and there are lots of nice little details to theme the room with lace and lamps etc. It's very cosy - the flip side of...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Dove Loft earlier this week, and we couldn't have asked for anything better. The suite was immaculate, spacious and beautiful - well worth the money! Staff were super friendly and the location is perfect, quiet as you're away from the street but still central to everything you'd want to do. Already planning our...

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Musselburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful room, lots of space and very quiet. Ideal for a couple of days break. There's no shower - bath only - and it's open plan which might not be to everyone's taste, but it feels luxurious and special. There are plenty of eateries close by for breakfast too.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trying to get a 1 night stay at the weekend is no easy task, however we managed to book Saturday night at this amazing place. We had room 5 with a 4 poster bed, jacuzzi and veranda overlooking the charming courtyard. It's right in the centre of Whitby, cafes pubs and restaurants all close by. It's brilliant, go check it...

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Wakefield, UK
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We went as 4 couples so we almost had the whole place to ourselves. The place is adorable and spotless. Hidden away up a little cobbled street but in the heart of Whitby at the same time. The owners were so friendly and welcoming. We are already arranging to book again for next year. Will be recommending to all our...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Left the shepherds purse this morning and what a little gem it is tucked away in what seems a secret passage in the heart of Whitby .We stayed for 2nights in room 1 beautiful room absolutely spotless the owners are really friendly Sophie made us feel so welcome the added in things in the room like the home made room...

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

stayed here for 2 night in the dove loft it was a beautiful spacious attic room. you come and go as you please nobody bothers you. breakfast not included but that was no issue as plenty of cafes ect to get a meal. would reccomend to family and friends and will be back another time.

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Doncaster
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have just spent 2 days in Whitby staying at The Shepherds purse. The room we stayed in was room 3 which has a brass captains bed. The room was ensuite and had everything we needed . The bed linen was clean and the owners on hand either in person or phone. The hotel is up one of the many...

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our second stay at The Shepherds Purse and it certainly won't be our last. We have stayed in 3 rooms from the smallest to the largest and all offer comfort, charm and attention to detail. The owners are on site every day and are always friendly and helpful doing whatever they can to improve your stay. The rooms are in...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Well where to start. Arrived tea time on Friday night. Was greeted by one of the owners who helped us with our bags and showed us to our room (room 5). The lamps were all lit and the heating on that added to the already delightful cosy feel. We were pleased to have fine weather so enjoyed a relaxing glass...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: RM282 - RM338 (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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“book the dove loft for a romantic stay!”
moobear33, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is lovely”
millycent_10, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 has a balcony you could sit out on overlooking a small courtyard.”
azcrossley5, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms looked lovely!”
Pickles8692, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 private balcony, jacuzzi bath”
seasea2014, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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