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YHA Whitby - Hostel
4 out of 5
Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby, England
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The price is £29 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (53 reviews)
Excellebt yha. Beautiful location

"Fabtastic locatiin. Excellent price. Helpful staff. Nice bar/tea room"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

YHA Whitby - Hostel
The Riviera Guest House
4 out of 5
4 Crescent Terrace, Whitby, England
The price is £82 per night from 13 Oct to 14 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (337 reviews)

"Had a wonderful stay, property is across the road from the ocean so lovely views. Room was a nice size and had everything I needed. Breakfast was delicious. It's about a 10 minute walk to train station. Hosts very friendly. Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

The Riviera Guest House
The Wilson Arms - Inn
3 out of 5
Beacon Way Sneaton, Whitby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (208 reviews)

"Excellent and very modern. Could not do enough for you.Very guiet and peaceful."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2020

The Wilson Arms - Inn

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The Esplanade Hotel
3 out of 5
2 The Esplanade, Whitby, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (521 reviews)

"The hotel was well located but the parking was a concern. We were fortunate but it could have been a case of parking away from the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

The Esplanade Hotel
Resolution Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Skinner Street, Whitby, England
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3.9/5Very Good! (93 reviews)
Very close to the front

"I very much enjoyed my stay at The Resolution, it is very clean, the staff are well trained & polite and the break first was excellent. I will most definitely go back to The Resolution the next time I'm in Whitby."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2016

Resolution Hotel
Discovery Accommodation
3.5 out of 5
11 Silver Street, Whitby, England
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3.8/5Good! (185 reviews)

"Great location we booked three rooms and had the building to ourselves. Affordable and very clean. Well organised as the door code was sent via text as reception was a 3 minute walk away. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Discovery Accommodation
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Cheap Hotels in Whitby

Whitby offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Whitby Abbey, this destination is home to Pannett Park and Falling Foss Waterfall, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

When it comes to discount lodging choices in Whitby, you'll find some budget hotels in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have earned good reviews from bargain-minded travellers:

The Esplanade Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free English breakfast and free WiFi at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and helpful staff.

The Riviera Guesthouse - Customers like this guesthouse for its clean rooms and helpful staff. It offers free full breakfast and free WiFi.

Discovery Accommodation - Customers like this 3.5-star bed & breakfast for its comfortable rooms and good location. It offers free WiFi, an indoor pool and laundry facilities.

Planning Your Trip to Whitby

Haven't settled on travel dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February and November, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Rainiest months: September, November, December and January, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 1 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Whitby

Whitby draws tourists with its bar scene and historic sites, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Whitby Abbey, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the local culture at Captain Cook Memorial Museum and Whitby Museum, or visit other spots like Robin Hood's Bay Museum.

Whitby is also notable for its:
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Cultural attractions
  • Beaches

Getting around Whitby

The closest airport is 32.9 mi (53 km) from the city centre in Durham (MME-Tees Valley). If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Whitby Station, Ruswarp Station or Sleights Station. You can find out about water transport options at the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Whitby like for travellers on a budget?
Whitby offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as North York Moors National Park and Whitby Harbour, this destination is home to Pannett Park and Falling Foss Waterfall, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Whitby?
Based on reviews, The Esplanade Hotel is a popular 3-star B&B for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a bar. Other options to stay on the cheap include YHA Whitby - Hostel and The Riviera Guest House.
How many cheap hotels should I expect to find in Whitby?
Expedia has 6 hotels in Whitby that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Whitby?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Whitby, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Whitby is 512 inches.
What is there to see and do in Whitby?
Whitby is known for its historic sites and countryside, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as North York Moors National Park and Scarborough Open Air Theatre, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. If you’re eager to get outdoors, you can enjoy the natural setting at Whitby Beach, Robin Hood’s Bay Beach or Pannett Park.
How can I get to Whitby and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Whitby is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The closest airport is 32.9 mi (53 km) from the centre in Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.). If you want to travel outside the city, hop on a train from Whitby Station, Ruswarp Station or Sleights Station. You can find out about water transport options at the local port.

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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Whitby?

Based on reviews, The Esplanade Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free English breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include The Wilson Arms - Inn and Discovery Accommodation.

What is staying in Whitby like?

History buffs will enjoy exploring Whitby, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port. Welcoming and rural, this city attracts tourists with its churches and spas. Top sights in the city include Whitby Abbey, Yorkshire Moors, and Whitby Harbour. In Whitby, there are 327 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place to stay in Whitby?

Dillons of Whitby is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Yorkshire Moors. Reviews from our site also recommend Fernleigh B&B and Heathfield Bed and Breakfast Guest House as top choices for your visit.

What are the top places to visit in Whitby?

Cultural venues in the city include Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby Museum, and Robin Hood's Bay Museum. Its historic sites and churches are notable and landmarks include Whitby Abbey, St Mary's Church, and Whitby Lighthouse. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the countryside and these places to visit: Yorkshire Moors, North Sea, and Whitby Beach.

What's the best place to stay close to Whitby Harbour?

Adjacent to Whitby Harbour, White Horse & Griffin is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 3-star inn offers a restaurant and a bar. Other good choices close by include The Esplanade Hotel and Esklet Guest House.