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#12 of 20 Hotels in Whitby
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Wonderful stay at this little gem of place hidden away on the back streets of old Whitby. We stayed in room 3, with the brass bed, which was beautiful, clean, romantic and had some lovely touches like fresh coffee and dried infusions. Although quite small, it was cosy and had everything we needed so that didn't matter in the slightest....

1Thank Kate B
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

6 of us stayed for a 50th birthday we stayed in rooms 2 3 and 5 rooms were excellent four poster beds in all three, room 7 came with a whirlpool bath. Ample tea flavoured teas and fresh and instant coffee with your own little teapot. All had own veranda to sit out on liking over the lovely courtyard rooms...

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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed in room 3 for one night. Wish we could have stayed longer. The room was beautiful, clean and romantic with a vintage feel. The room was quite small and the bed was very high but comfortable which added to the quirkiness. I loved it. Our room was ready early and the staff were really friendly and helpful. The Shepherd...

1Thank mosip
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

I booked this last minute and there wasn't many hotels available, I'm pretty happy things turned out this way as it was a stroke of luck. It's tucked away in a secret courtyard just off Church street, perfect location, close to the abbey. Rooms were clean and attractive, total value for your hard earned coin. Kim was incredibly helpful during...

2Thank David H
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Was whisked away to this beautiful little hotel for a birthday present! It's situated just behind the main row of shops and bars and is really peaceful and lovely! Would recommended this hotel 1000 times over to anybody it's just lovely!! Would definitely return, as I keep hinting! 😉

1Thank Hmaria97
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed just one night. Booked Room 2 and it more than lived up to my expectations. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud. Stepped out of the room into a lovely little haven. Service was wonderful, friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay again. Many thanks x

2Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I stayed here for two nights and have to say it is honestly one of the best places I've ever stayed. Although it is accommodation only there are numerous places close by to have breakfast. On arrival my bag was carried to my room although it was only about 10 steps from the check in point., The owners were very...

2Thank MACuth65
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Stayed over Easter with my Husband and Brother & Sister in Law. Both rooms (room 3 & 5) were very pretty and comfortable. Tucked away in a little court yard within 2 minutes walk of the lovely cobbled streets with plenty of Bars & Restaurant's. My only criticisms would be if you are a Woman that likes a dressing table...

1Thank LynnKev
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Went for Whitby Goth weekend, wanted somewhere accessible so we could take a break during the day. Can't fault the location, middle of the cobbled street, convenient for just about everything. Well appointed room, clean and comfortable, all sorts of tea and coffee available in the room. Booked online, all information sent at time of booking, and again just before...

2Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

We booked a one night stay, quite last minute, for room 4 at the Shepherds purse. Booking was easy through the shepherds purse website, and just before arrival I received a helpful email detailing checking in info and places to park etc. This was both helpful and got us excited for our upcoming trip. On arrival, we were greeted by...

4Thank ilovehotelbreaks

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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: RM276 - RM332 (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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“All the rooms looked lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles Pickles8692, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 private balcony, jacuzzi bath”
 of 5 bubbles seasea2014, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“room 1 has both bath and shower”
 of 5 bubbles C9021YSjoannes, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to book room 5 with the Jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles Madrid_Hatter, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“we stayed at the front of building and would not recommend as main door kept slamming every time someone left or entered”
 of 5 bubbles A2670XEhelent, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
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