We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“Beautiful Cottage, home from home”
other travellers have booked this property
Lounge with Freview TV, 42" LCD TV & Surround System
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
Lounge with Freview TV, 42" LCD TV & Surround System
Double Fronted Detached Cottage with Hardwood Double Glazing for Warmth & Quiet Lounge with Cosy Log Burner Set in Antique Fire Surround for those Romantic Nights in
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Excellent
90 reviews
Lounge with Freview TV, 42" LCD TV & Surround System
Double Fronted Detached Cottage with Hardwood Double Glazing for Warmth & Quiet
Lounge with Cosy Log Burner Set in Antique Fire Surround for those Romantic Nights in
Kitchen with Induction Hob, Full Oven, Combi Microwave, Coffee Machine & Washing Machine.
Kitchen with Induction Hob, Full Oven, Combi Microwave, Coffee Machine & Washing Machine.
Main Double Bedroom with Mahogany Sleigh bed
Double Bedroom with Mahogany Sleigh Bed
Twin Bedroom with Mahogany Sleigh Beds Second Floor
Designer Travertine Family Bathroom
BBQ & Seating Area immediately in front of Gulls Cry & LED Patio lighting & Security Cameras
Summer House in Court Yard
Rear of Gulls Cry as seen from Cliff Street
Hall
Lounge at Christmas
Court Yard at Christmas
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Whitby, Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England

Reviews from our community

Excellent - based on 90 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
English first
Any
English first
Wanderlus...
Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful Cottage, home from home”
Reviewed 30 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

My mother, 2 daughters & 2 spouses with 1 5yr old neice were the party to stay in Gulls Cry. We had a lovely stay here, very comfortable place, we felt right at home, just maybe a little "cosy" for 5 & half people. Everything was of a very high standard & finish, the decoration was very nice & we all loved the furniture! Please don't let the parking issue put you off, there is plenty room to unload & then park up somewhere close. We had no complaints about the cottage, maybe just a couple of suggestions! Wi fi would be good. A freezer compartment of some kind - especilally for ice for G 'n' T's! A dishwasher would be useful. Lastly a much bigger sign outside!!
All in all, we had a lovely first time in Whitby & absolutely not the last!

How helpful were the directions to the property? How easy was key pickup/access to the property?
Overall condition of the property Bedding & mattresses
Kitchen & utensils Bathroom cleanliness
Other facilities & amenities Service
Liked best: Location & quality of decoration
Liked least: Gulls!! Lack of 2nd bathroom
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
21 Sep 2012
Many thanks for a great review, I am trying! lol. With some forward thinking I am hoping to have WiFi and full SKY package in Gulls Cry shortly. Freezer/Dishwasher will have to work on that one as the kitchen is full already and the BOSCH fridge cost an arm and a leg earlier this year so wouldn't really want to replace just yet. Will consider a small freezer in Summer House when up and running.
Thank you for pointing out how easy parking is, even in peak season
Colin
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Calamityj...
Inverness, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“First Class”
Reviewed 1 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

This cottage is a fantastic base for a family holiday, it really has everything you could want and is so central that everything is only a 5-10 min walk away. Parking really was not a problem and you can do so free of charge less than a 3min walk up a small road.
The place was spotless and we felt very much at home. Colin the owner gave all the info we needed and it was very easy to find following his directions.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: location
Liked least: the weather we had :0(
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
6 Jul 2012
Hi and thankyou so much for your review of Gulls Cry. I really appreciate your not only swift response, but also the very kind remarks you have entered about Gulls Cry Cottage.
Despite my best efforts to aquire dedicated parking it is really appreciated you have pointed out that parking is quite easy to find in and around the immediate area.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
websterth...
Rochdale
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“WOW - Fantastic ...lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 13 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012
1
person found this review helpful

we stayed at Gulls Cry Cottage Fri. to Tues over Jubilee weekend......what a place the cottage is beautiful could not fault anything at all about the place. Colin (the owner) was on hand (phone) to help out at every opportunity. The only thing i can think of as a negative is the parking but we were made aware of this before we arrived and didnt really have a problem parking. We will hopefully re-visit in the near future and will recommend to friends and family who are visiting Whitby.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: everything about the cottage was very tasteful .....lovely
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
14 Jun 2012
Many thanks for your kind review, to date we have been fortunate and not received any negative feedback at all. I welcome open and honest critisism, this is the only method of ever correcting any wrongs or misconceptions I may have about how suitable and appropriate the Cottage is, for the perfect break.
I sincerely hope my guests continue to find it as welcoming as yourselves, whilst I will endevour to continue upgrading and improving where appropriate, thankyou.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2012 for a stay in April 2012

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Cottage and location
Liked least: Parking
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
11 May 2012
Thank you for a wonderful review, I take on board all comments, positive or negative and have been trying my best to obtain a car parking area for Gulls Cry Cottage. Unfortunately all car parks in Whitby have long waiting lists and I am currently on 5 waiting lists to give an even more complete and comprehensive package.
I do give precise details for convenient parking usually only a few minutes from the cottage.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Everything was excellent
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
11 May 2012
Many thanks for a wonderful review. I have attempted to cover as many possibilities as possible to make the cottage a wonderful place to stay. It has taken over 18mths to renovate but I am still prepared to modify it, should general opinion suggest modifications to improve it.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing