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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Shepherds purse. I decided to book here for a little child free stay away for me amd my husband after seeing some of the photos. It was a little more expensive tham some of the other places i found. But i loved the look of it and have to...

Thank Kcox84
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

August weekend stay 2 nights in room 5. Good points - beautifully clean, very pretty shabby chic decor, polite & welcoming owners, great selection of teas & coffees in room, china crockery, wine glasses, corkscrew, hairdryer, jacuzzi bathtub, nice toiletries, even facecloths provided! Cute little balcony with table & chairs overlooking attractive courtyard. Probably be really cosy in winter and...

1Thank seasea2014
Reviewed 16 August 2016

shepherds purse lovely little hotel beautiful rooms and central to everything been twice now loved it so much booked again owners are lovely couldn't do enough nice to sit outside on a morning with a coffee even with the seagulls stayed room 1

Thank Joanne S
Peterborough, England
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The Shepherd's Purse is a great hotel run by lovely people. One of the owners - Kim - deserves special mention for going over and above to welcome us and get us settled in. We stayed in room 5 with a four-poster bed and balcony. The jacuzzi is really just a corner whirlpool bath so don't expect to share. We...

Thank StuartCraig
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Shepherds Purse is quite unique, offering a different experience to what you'd get from a hotel. The room was a bit small, there's no wardrobe for example but that's counterbalanced by a beautiful courtyard and terrace. The bed was comfy and it was clean. Great location and the staff are pleasant. The only issue we had was noise from the...

Thank alan m
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous just as described. Lovely room which was immaculately clean and the staff met us down in the car park to lead us there as it can be a little bit disorienting until you've been there a day. Parking is in the council car park at 7.50 a day. We waited about 15 minutes but got a speck and settled...

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Good Location. Room 3 small but clean. However, it was damp. Shared balcony ok if both parties smoke/don't smoke. The bench is under the window of room 3 together with table and ash tray and we were unable to have the windows open due to the other party smoking. Therefore, the room is not very private.

1Thank oljoem
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 2 night break in Whitby at the Shepherd's Purse; thoroughly enjoyed the attention to detail, fresh flowers both in the room and in the bathroom, very clean and welcoming space; easy going hosts. We had dreadful weather and it made the warm haven of our accommodation, tucked away in a restored yard in Old Whitby, all...

Thank Isabelle17_10
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely 2 days here. Stopped in rm 3 with the big brass bed. Lovely little touches throughout from the fresh flowers on the balcony to the wine glasses and the veninese whirls in the room . Very clean and Kim was very accomadating throughout our stay letting our daughter upgrade to the rm with the jacuzzi on...

Thank Sam B
United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem, beautifully decorated rooms tranquil and relaxing, outside decked seating area, the bed was so comfy with crisp linen and a feather quilt , a lovely range of tea's to try with complimentary toiletries , from the beginning of our visit excellent service from Kim who told us we could drive down to the accommodation to drop off...

Thank Pam W

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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: $81 - $97 (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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