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Top Whitby Family-Friendly Hotels

Saint Hilda's House
Great for families
5 out of 5
8 Saint Hilda's Terrace, Whitby, England
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5/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"Very comfortable in a quiet convenient location close to the town centre. Wonderfully friendly hosts."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2017

Saint Hilda's House
Church House Farm
4 out of 5
Danby Head, Danby, Whitby, England
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5/5Exceptional! (80 reviews)
Superb

"This was easily the cleanest and"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2019

Church House Farm
Fayvan Apartments
Great for families
4 out of 5
43 Crescent Avenue, West Cliff, Whitby, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Great Apartment - A real home-from-home

"First time at the Fayvan Apartments and we will definitely be back, it really is a little gem of a place. Benita was the perfect host and so friendly (hope you are feeling better). Apartment 4 Only downside - there was over 70+ stairs to climb but don't let this put you off, you only have to climb ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

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The Lansbury Guest House
3.5 out of 5
29 Hudson Street, Whitby, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)

"The Guest House is well situated which makes it very easy to explore Whitby town centre. Friendly and helpful hosts,the room was spacious and spotlessly clean. High quality breakfast served with a smile and friendly chat from the hostess."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019

The Lansbury Guest House
Glenora Guest House
4 out of 5
8 Upgang Lane, Whitby, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (64 reviews)
Weekend break

"Little gem .Will definitely be back"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec 2019

Glenora Guest House
The Mallyan Spout Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Goathland, Whitby, England
The price is £110 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)

"Nice rooms upstairs and in the lounge areas. Staff were friendly"…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

The Mallyan Spout Hotel
Raithwaite Sandsend
Great for families
4 out of 5
Sandsend Road, North Yorkshire, Whitby, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (722 reviews)

"Hotel in very nice area and town, nice rooms, reception and bar together? And lacking in atmosphere, not sure about walking to hall for breakfast. Had an enjoyable stay in Whitby"…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

Raithwaite Sandsend
Sanders Yard - B&B
3 out of 5
Sanders Yard, 95 Church Street, Whitby, England
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The price is £80 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (222 reviews)

"Lovely little cottage (Old Dispensary) with really good use of available space/storage."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Sanders Yard - B&B
YHA Boggle Hole - Hostel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby, England
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The price is £39 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)

"Beautiful area Great staff Room lovely and clean"…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2020

YHA Boggle Hole - Hostel
Broomfield House
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
5 Broomfield Terrace, Whitby, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)
Gem in heart of Whitby

"Lovely B&B in an ideal location in Whitby centre. Steve and Jo we’re really friendly and looked after us, including upgrading us. Would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2019

Broomfield House
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
YHA Whitby - Hostel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby, England
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The price is £29 per night from 15 Oct to 16 Oct
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
Netherby House Hotel
4 out of 5
90 Coach Road, Whitby, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (138 reviews)

"Good sized room and bathroom, comfortable bed, great view from the room, friendly staff, breakfast excellent."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

Netherby House Hotel
White Horse & Griffin
3 out of 5
87 Church Street, Whitby, England
The price is £80 per night from 7 Oct to 8 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (435 reviews)

"We had a lovely stay. The Covid-19 precautions were very good. There were a lot of stairs and the last flight were very steep which proved difficult with luggage. This was an historical building so to be expected but those with mobility issues need to mention when booking. The breakfasts were fantastic. ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

White Horse & Griffin
The Plough
4 out of 5
180 Coach Road, Whitby, England
The price is £65 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (170 reviews)

"We were made to feel so welcome with nothing too much trouble. Food was excellent all staff polite. Rooms were clean and toiletries included. The odd mark on walls and floor coverings could do with updating but it’s an old pub so not an issue. Yes we would definitely stay again and the price was ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

The Plough
The Esplanade Hotel
3 out of 5
2 The Esplanade, Whitby, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £73 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (518 reviews)

"Breakfast was a fab choice of items in a bag, very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2020

The Esplanade Hotel
Resolution Hotel
Great for families
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
Great for families
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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Where should we stay in Whitby?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Whitby is a good choice. The beaches, museums and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is located 32.9 mi (53 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Whitby, you might want to consider one of the 31 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

When should we visit Whitby?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to decide when to pack up the children and head to Whitby.

  • 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
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, November, December and January, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Whitby?

While you are holidaying in Whitby, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Captain Cook Memorial Museum and Whitby Harbour. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Whitby Museum and Whitby Pavilion.

Whitby is also well-known for the:
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Cultural attractions
  • Beaches

Getting around Whitby

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Whitby Station, Ruswarp Station or Sleights Station. Whitby may not have many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Whitby like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Whitby is a good choice. The castle and jogging trails are just a couple of things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Take to the air and fly into Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), which is located 32.9 mi (53 km) from the city centre.
How many family-friendly hotels are there in Whitby?
Expedia has 28 hotels in Whitby that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the seasonal weather like in Whitby?
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's there to see and do with your family in Whitby?
North York Moors National Park and Whitby Harbour are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Whitby. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Whitby Abbey, Whitby Pavilion and Whitby Beach.
What's the best way for us to get around Whitby?
If you want to travel outside the city, hop on a train from Whitby Station, Ruswarp Station or Sleights Station. Whitby may not have many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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