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Review of GROVES HALL

Groves Hall from the lawn
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Groves Hall from the lawn
Newly refurbished twin bedroom with limed oak floor and gas central heating original art on walls.
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39 reviews
Groves Hall from the lawn
Newly refurbished twin bedroom with limed oak floor and gas central heating original art on walls.
Hallway in your accommodation with original art on walls
Your Art Deco bathroom en suite
Georgian fireplace and view of bookshelf
The River Esk at the bottom of our garden, where you can fish for Salmon and Trout
Sunset over the River Esk
Fishing for Salmon on the River Esk at the bottom of our garden
The weir on the River Esk in full force!
Groves Hall entrance hall
Groves Hall mirrored lobby
Autumn in our field
Groves Hall Front door with parking area for three cars
Christmas at Groves Hall
North York Moors Steam Railway goes past four times a day in the summer
Butterflies in the garden
The top terrace, a great sun trap where you can have breakfast in the summer
Our Quince bushes from which we make Quince jelly
Cats on the lawn, Charlie and Mummy..
Near the herb garden
Tulips on the terrace
Spring flowers
House front overlooking the lawn and Badminton net.
Steam trains from North York Moors Railway which goes past the house.
Dressing table in the bedroom
View of Groves Hall from the roadside
View from mezzanine window
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Sleights, Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England

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jenirhode...
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“What a find.”
Reviewed 26 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Found this place by luck and what luck.
Groves Hall is a beautiful house in the most peaceful location with the most wonderful hosts.

Numi & Charles looked after us superbly on our weekend break.
Many thanks for welcoming us into your home.

As said by others the house is a treasure trove of everything which was wonderful and the gardens offering views of the Esk Valley and North Yorkshire Moors Railway were delightful.
The bedroom is large and comfortable the beds are so comfy and breakfast was a real treat and set us up for the day.

It may have only have been a 2 day stay (we could have stayed longer) but it was long enough to know we would return without hesitation.

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Liked best: Our wonderful hosts Numi & Charles
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Apr 2016
We really enjoyed having you and Simon stay. It is so nice when people appreciate all our hard work, (and as you saw Charles up a ladder quite a bit, know that it is ongoing!)
He finished the hallway this week, and it looks brilliant. You will be able to see for yourselves when you make a return trip.
We are keeping our fingers crossed for good weather for Le Tour de Yorkshire this weekend, hope you aren't having too much hail.
Kind regards
Numi and Charles
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Hollie J
1 review
“Perfect, Just what we wanted.”
Reviewed 29 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Had a lovely stay with Numi and Charles, very welcoming hosts, couldn't do enough.
Room was lovely and the beds were so comfy
Breakfast was yummy
High recommended, we will be returning.

P.S Numi, hope the burst water main is fixed :)

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Mar 2016
It was lovely to meet you both.Thanks for being so understanding about the burst water main in the road.Luckily we always keep large amounts of bottled water.Bit like Wartime really.
Look forward to seeing you again.
Next time you can have a good tour round the gardens and riverside :)
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AnnZum
Los Angeles, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A highlight of our trip...”
Reviewed 26 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Staying at Groves Hall with Numi and Charles, and their happy pillow-cats was a most wonderful highlight of our trip.... surprises around ever corner:
from ready-made sculptures hidden within the backyard to wild strawberries tucked in-amongst the steps to the river, from Italo Calvino on the bookshelves to a warm breakfast served from a window-paned kitchen, from masks piled upstairs to a beautiful-ugly cat guarding a guitar..... Minutes away from the cheerful town of Whitby and the magnificently lonely Whitby Abbey ruins (where snow fell on our hats as we explored)... we had a lovely lovely time.

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Management Response
26 Mar 2016
We are still blushing :)
Lovely to have such like - minded guests staying.You would have loved Whitby this weekend, - Sixties Weekend and the town is full of scooters, and happy people.
Weather is getting better, so we will be getting seriously stuck in to the garden soon.
Have a Happy Easter.
Lots of love XX Numi & Charles & Cats
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Tracy H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
“wonderful place fantastic Hosts”
Reviewed 7 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Numi and Charles were lovely and welcoming felt really relaxed
only stayed one night but the beds were the comfiest bed i have ever slept on
the towels are thick and fluffy the shower was amazing not a poor electric thing that dribbles
the breakfast was out of this world. We will definitely be staying again.
thank you guys for making my birthday special.

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Liked best: every thing was perfect
Liked least: the weather
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
9 Jan 2016
It was lovely having you both to stay. You certainly looked more 'chilled' when you left!It is great having people who understand what we are doing, and appreciate the hard work we have put into making our home a bit different.Hope the next time you come the weather is good, as the garden is a great place to blah out..Keep dry :) xx
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Paddy G
Drogheda, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Wonderful Place Wonderful People...”
Reviewed 26 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Stayed here for three days and didn't want to come home.The house is in a great location beside the river Esk and the path along the river is quite magical.Numi and Charles are wonderful hosts and gave us some great advice on local sights.Whitby is a few minutes away by car and was well worth checking out.Our breakfasts were brilliant and were accompanied by the wonderful sight of a steam train across the river.

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Liked best: Everything...
Liked least: Nothing at all...
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Management Response
27 Oct 2015
Hi Paddy
It was lovely to have met you and we hope that you will come and stay with us again sometime :)
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