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The Riviera Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met by Zed who was very friendly and helpful, even carrying all our bags up to the third floor! The room was very well equipped with a nice en-suite bathroom and plenty of refreshments which were topped up daily. We had two beds - one was single and when we mentioned to Zed that the single duvet wasn't...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sally for your wonderful review. To hear that we exceeded your expectations means the world to us. It is such a compliment. Thank you so much for taking the time to inform other potential guests of your positive experience with us. We really hope to welcome you again soon. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

Sheffield, United Kingdom
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We've stopped at many places in Whitby over the years but the Riviera Guest House is a step above the rest. In a fantastic location, 5 minutes walk to the harbour and fantastic views looking over the sea front. The hosts were fantastic and very helpful. Our view was on the top floor, a few stairs to negotiate but if...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

I honestly don't know what to say to this review - you have made our whole week! :-D Thank you so much for taking the time to say such wonderful things. To hear that we are the best Guesthouse you have stayed in and that you will continue to re-book with us 'time and time agaiin' really is the 'crème...

Nelson, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another wonderful stay at the Riviera guest house brilliant hosts again brilliant food again and a brilliant room again. Can't beat being in a central location with excellent views. Nothing is too much trouble. Thanks again zed and emma

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

TWO OF OUR FAVOURITE GUESTS! It is an absolute pleasure to welcome you both back time and time again. Thank you so much for your loyalty to us - it never gets taken for granted. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a long weekend, Friday to Monday in room 12 which is on the top fourth floor. The owner made sure I knew this when booking as there are a lot of stairs to climb. The room was fine, a family room with a double and single bed. The bathroom was a bit tiny but everything was clean and...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Your review has really made us smile. To hear that the Riviera stands out due to the service we give means a great deal. We love what we do and are so pleased that this is felt by our guests. We really look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for a single nights break before easter weekend. Found the hotel with ease and parked outside as I quickly nipped in (at the risk of a warden) to check-in and sort parking. I was greeted by the wonderful Zed who got me sorted and gave me a 50p 4-day parking voucher, for which you can park residentially at the...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a faultless review. We are so blessed to have the spectacular sea views we have - the top floor is a perfect place to admire them from. We are really pleased that you found the room warm and comfy. We're also pleased that you felt the WiFi was great as we have just invested...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at guest house and found parking across from hotel, were greeted by one of the owners Zed . Very friendly and helpful ,who advised us to park round the corner of guest house as he could give us a parking pass for 50p for 4 day stay . Otherwise it would cost us £8.00 a day to stay...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review for us Kevin. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we really hope to accommodate you in the future. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a last minute day trip to Whitby, where we had packed a small bag "just in case", we drove around West Cliff for a little while looking for suitable accommodation, before coming across The Riviera. A room at the rear was available which we took. It had a lovely comfy bed and amazingly powerful shower! We were a little...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. We're honoured that you picked the Riviera out of all the accommodation providers in Whitby and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We apologise that no shower gel was left in your room for your arrival. We're not sure how this was missed but it...

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here on my own for one night earlier this week. Zed was really friendly when I arrived and I was given a room on the second floor with a sea view. Perfect location, quiet but close enough to walk to anywhere I needed to be. Paid for parking but then was told that I could have parked for cheaper....

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Abigail. Like you say, we are in a perfect location...fabulous sea views, peaceful area but also easy walking distance into town. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. It's such a compliment that you would recommend Riviera Guesthouse to others. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Riviera has stunning views over the bay. The room we had was basic but very comfortable. Breakfast was more than plentiful and set us up for the drive home. On a down side there were loads of stairs, but the owner did tell us this before we booked. We would book again

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We would love to welcome you again when you are next over in Whitby. Best wishes Emma Riviera, Whitby

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our stay here very much. Great location, everywhere in walking distance from the hotel. I must say the bed was soooo comfortable. Spacious rooms with adequate facilities. My only annoyance was when the maid tried to get in without knocking (good job we had locked the door!). Overall, this would be the place to stay...

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RivieraWhitby, Owner at The Riviera Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Claire for such a fabulous review. We're really pleased that you found the rooms spacious and the bed so comfy. We're so sorry if our cleaning staff didn't knock loud enough - I will certainly mention this to them. To hear that you would most definitely come back is the biggest compliment. We really hope to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riviera Guesthouse is a friendly, family run guesthouse with stunning panoramic views over the North Sea. The views stretch from the next Bay (Sandsend) across the sea to Whitby Harbour Entrance. The Guesthouse is a stone's throw away from the sandy beach & within walking distance of the town with it's vibrant fishing harbour, beautiful and unique shops, restaurants, and tourist attractions (e.g., Captain Cooks Museum, the Dracula Experience, boat trips & Whitby Abbey with its famous 199 steps). The majority of the rooms are sea facing & have en-suite facilities, LCD TVs, refreshment trays & large white fluffy towels. The breakfast dining rooms have 'floor to ceiling' bay windows with stunning sea views - a fantastic environment to fill your tummy (cooked and continental breakfast inclusive in the price)! Riviera Guesthouse's commitment to guest satisfaction has been recognised by receiving awards from TripAdvisor, LateRooms & Trivago, the most recent being TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016, LateRooms 'Simply the Guest' Award 2016 & Trivago 'Rated Excellent' Award 2015. Riviera Guesthouse looks forward to continuing to uphold the standards in the months and years to come. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Riviera Guest House

Address: 4 Crescent Terrace | West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: $124 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Riviera Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Get a sea-view room and don't miss the local smoked kippers!”
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sparkx_11, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Has four poster bed and sea views at front of hotel”
kevinbC6322TH, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the room with the four poster bed and amazing sea view”
Julian217, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the front rooms have the fabulous views, the back rooms are quieter”
HappyMackem212, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on third floor with stunning views and was very quiet.”
bandit12002003, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
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