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3 out of 5
2 The Esplanade, Whitby, England
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.1/5Very Good! (404 reviews)

"Great location on West Cliff perfect for the theatre"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

The Esplanade Hotel
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4 out of 5
4 Crescent Terrace, Whitby, England
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (297 reviews)

"Friendly reception and lovely location looking over the beach"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2019

The Riviera Guesthouse
Image for Luxury Cottage by the Sea/golf Course, Harbour, 5 Bed,parking,garden,pet Friendl
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4.9/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)

"We absolutely loved it!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Apr 2019

Luxury Cottage by the Sea/golf Course, Harbour, 5 Bed,parking,garden,pet Friendl
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4.8/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)

"Gorgeous place overlooking the sea. Home from home and lovely walks on the doorstep. The Abbey is the nearest attraction and is a must!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2019

Beautiful Cottage On The Cliff Top With Stunning Sea Views
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3 out of 5
Sanders Yard, 95 Church Street, Whitby, England
8 Sep-9 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (202 reviews)

"I loved all the little touches - fresh flowers, seasonal decor, awesome shower, welcoming teas, cookies and candy."…"

Reviewed on 16 Apr 2019

Sanders Yard - B&B
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4 out of 5
Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby, England
Free cancellation
15 Sep-16 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"Nice gardens to wander around and a great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2019

YHA Whitby - Hostel
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3 out of 5
87 Church Street, Whitby, England
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (394 reviews)

"Car parking can be a gamble but it worked out for us, £9 for 24 hrs next to the fleece pub in church street. otherwise best cooked breakfast and very helpful and pleasant staff, made our first of hopefully many visits to Whitby a pleasure.😊"…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

White Horse & Griffin
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4 out of 5
43 Crescent Avenue, West Cliff, Whitby, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)

"If I don’t reach fifty characters typing this, I will abort the review (Aimed at Expedia, not the property owner.)"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2019

Fayvan Apartments
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3 out of 5
Mill Beck, Fylingthorpe, Whitby, England
Free cancellation
13 Sep-14 Sep
4.4/5Excellent! (28 reviews)

"Great location staff are fab what more can we say come back every year"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019

YHA Boggle Hole - Hostel
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4 out of 5
8 Upgang La, Whitby, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)

"Its a property that's only five minutes walk down to the harbor or the town. Julia and her son Tom did all they could to make me feel welcome and comfortable. Room was clean, comfortable and had all the facilities I needed for my two night stay.. Breakfast was really good."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2019

Glenora Guest House
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4 out of 5
Danby Head, Danby, Whitby, England
3 Sep-4 Sep
5/5Exceptional! (75 reviews)

"The cottage was lovely and clean and we had a fantastic time there. The homemade cake on arrival was a nice surprise."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2019

Church House Farm
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4 out of 5
Sandsend Road, North Yorkshire, Whitby, England
Free cancellation
29 Aug-30 Aug
4.6/5Exceptional! (580 reviews)

"We could bring our dog to breakfast as she is a well behaved bichon. All the staff made such a fuss of her and when we took her to the formal dining room she was looked after by the doting staff at reception. Our room was well set up with dog bed and bowls."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Raithwaite Estate
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3.5 out of 5
5 Broomfield Terrace, Whitby, England
9 Sep-10 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)

"Excellent breakfasts and very good location.No parking nearby."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jun 2019

Broomfield House
Image for Eltham Cottage, A Newly Refurbished Charming Period Cottage With a Warm Welcome
Image for Fabulously Appointed 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Holiday Cottage in Robin Hood's Bay
Image for George House Whitby
20 George Street, Whitby, England
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful property great location x lots of wonderful features x everything we could need and more x

"Everything about this trip was fantastic x from booking to arriving, during and checking out x all was easy to do no hassles at all x The property was well situated only 5mins walk to local shops and 10mins walk to the harbour x The property was lovely x nice homely feel and lovely quirky touches ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Jun 2017

George House Whitby
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3.5 out of 5
Goathland, Whitby, England
19 Sep-20 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)

"Excellent value and friendly staff. Good selection on breakfast menu."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2019

The Mallyan Spout Hotel
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3 out of 5
Grosmont, Whitby, England
22 Aug-23 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (64 reviews)

"Good pub in middle of lovely village, great food and comfortable room"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2019

The Station Tavern
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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.

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