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Riftswood B&B

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely cozy bed and breakfast on the West Cliff side of Whitby away from the hustle and bustle but within easy walking distance of the sea front. Great hosts who made us feel extremely welcome and comfortable. I would certainly stay there again!

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2Thank Tarquinius T
Nottingham
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Another stay at the Riftswood never fails to give us so much pleasure. Pete and Paula always make us feel comfortable and at home, even making you as an individual very special. The breakfasts set you up for the day and anything left (if anything) is soon spotted and gobbled up by Denzil the huge pooch. The rooms are large,...

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Thank 540CathyC
Sheffield
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stayed for 3 nights and felt that in Paula and Peter we had found two top quality friends. Denzil the dog was friendly too! If you wanted a masterclass in how to run a B&B come here and observe. All our phone conversations before arrival were warm and friendly. On arrival we were welcomed in with offers of wine,...

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Thank Southernhawker
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Very friendly welcoming and helpful, very clean and the room could not have been any better. Breakfast was first class. Would definitely stop here again and recommended it for others. Only a 10 minute walk into the harbour.

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Thank Jameskeith76
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A lovely little guesthouse a ten minute walk from the harbour. The owners are incredibly friendly and accommodating, as was Denzel. They were also full of information about places to visit and recommendations for places to eat based on local knowledge and personal experience. The room was bright, airy and clean. Breakfast each morning was fantastic. On arrival we were...

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1Thank Chris C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed for the weekend with Peter and Paula at the Riftswood. They instantly made us feel welcome and at home and were brilliant all weekend. The whole place is spot on and our room was excellent. We got to select our breakfast the night before and the food was superb, everything is fresh and sourced locally, as well...

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Thank panthersuk
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

large room with, good facilities, fantastic breakfasts with all that you could need to start the day...Pete and Paula are great hosts and have an abundance of local knowledge of whats on offer.from the local areas.... Highly recommended in season or out, its always a great place to stay.... look forward to our next two stays thats already booked.. shane...

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Thank shane1175
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely weekend in Whitby, Paula & Peter were fantastic hosts, making us feeling 'home' and giving us interesting tips for a better visit of Whitby. Breakfast was just gorgeous, made off locally sourced ingredients. We couldn't ask for a better room: clean, tidy and warm. In a nutshell: fantastic weekend, fantastic food, fantastic people. Thanks Paula&Peter!

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Thank lucignolo24
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic couple of days in Whitby staying at the Riftswood. Paula and Peter were so welcoming and friendly! The breakfast was really tasty and the room was perfect. Loved the fire place! Couldn't have asked for nicer hosts :)

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Thank hanzleking
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just had three wonderful days at Whitby staying at Riftswood aaGuest House. Peter and Paula are the perfect hosts. Nothing is too much trouble for them. They go the extra mile for you. The room (no2) is lovely. Great ensuite shower room. Constant hot water. Comfortable bed. All in all brilliant place to stay. Would certainly return and reccommend ....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming Victorian, family run B&B, quietly situated in a secluded part of Whitby, yet within close proximity to the sea front, beach and the bus & rail stations in the centre of Whitby. Guest facilities include 3 large double en-suite bedrooms, with full English breakfast using local produce, along with a selection of alternative items for those with a smaller appetite.Please note we are a strictly non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riftswood B&B

Address: 5 Ladysmith Avenue, Whitby YO21 3HX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: $110 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 2 was a lovely sized room with ensuite.”
ericd542014, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 very good with ensuite”
CaroleMFaversham, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are extremely comfortable”
540CathyC, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 was grand”
Southernhawker, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is lovely and has a partial view of the Whitby Town FC pitch :)”
chriscQ1215GK, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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