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Guest Rating: 3.9
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87 Church Street

Whitby, 

North Yorkshire, 


YO22 4BH,  United Kingdom
Built in 1681 the White Horse and Griffin Restaurant and Hotel is situated in the heart of the beautiful seaside holiday town of Whitby, North Yorkshire - Bram Stoker's inspiration for Count Dracula. The hotel's recently renovated rooms still hold the charm and character of many centuries ago.
  • 330 year old building
  • Exceptional cuisine
  • Characterful
  • Very friendly
  • Wedding reception
  • Atmospheric restaurant
  • Charming rooms
  • Invigorating walks
  • Central position
  • Private Dining
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
3.6
Value:
3.6
Friendliness:
4.4
Cleanliness:
3.9
Facilities:
3.6
Staff service:
4.3
Location:
4.7
Breakfast:
4.4
Guest Rating: 3.9
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Patricia
Group of Adults
Stayed: Jul '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"impressive"
My friends and I stayed for two nights. The room was great, a lovely size for three with two settees so that we could chill out… Read more
"impressive"
My friends and I stayed for two nights. The room was great, a lovely size for three with two settees so that we could chill out Read less
Likes:
location was great but the really impressive thing was how the team went out of their way to provide me with Gluten free meals.
Dislikes:
No
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
Jo
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jul '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Extremely welcoming and friendly staff, totally dog friendly too."
We were attending a family birthday party, & staying overnight.… Read more
"Extremely welcoming and friendly staff, totally dog friendly too."
We were attending a family birthday party, & staying overnight. Read less
Likes:
The way the staff were so accommodating regarding the time to serve our food, when some of the guests were late.
The way the dog was included in our welcome.
The whole ambience of the hotel.
Dislikes:
Rather noisy seagulls at dawn, but this is Whitby!
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
Malcolm
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jul '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
3
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Noisy front room"
This hotel is excellent have stayed here before and will again , but not this room on the front, sash windows are loose and let every noise in all night long,… Read more
"Noisy front room"
This hotel is excellent have stayed here before and will again , but not this room on the front, sash windows are loose and let every noise in all night long, Read less
Likes:
Excellent styled rooms and the service, breakfast is brilliant, but more tea or coffee would be nice.
Dislikes:
Windows in room need to be fixed they are loose sash type and do not stop any noise at all, they need attention, not much sleep all night, from cars to seagulls which are expected.
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
More Information
Parking
Off-site parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The White Horse & Griffin
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
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Check-in: 2:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: Dogs
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
French
The White Horse and Griffin Hotel is situated a stones throw from the foot of the famous Abbey's 199 steps on a cobbled street in the heart of the beautiful seaside holiday town of Whitby, North Yorkshire.The hotel offers high quality accommodation in a 330 year old building.

Our hotel rooms, having been recently renovated still hold the charm and character of many centuries ago. All bedrooms are individually designed and ensuite.

The restaurant and bistro offer exceptional cuisine, all prepared using fresh, seasonal local ingredients. Our speciality is based around the beautiful fresh seafood, brought into the town daily by the local fisherman. We also offer a wide range of meat and vegetarian dishes.

Whitby is the home of Captain Cook and world-famous explorer William Scoresby. The hotel is only minutes away from 'Heartbeat Country' and several other national heritage sites. The town's skyline is dominated by the ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey, high on the East Cliff. Spreading below, a maze of alleyways and narrow streets run down to the busy quayside. With unique old world charm, for centuries Whitby has provided a safe haven for shipping and fishing fleets. It was once the main whaling port for the North of England. The small fishing town of Whitby is part of the Heritage Coast of North East England. The town has a thriving holiday resort trade, bolstered by the recent arrival of the replica of Captain Cook's ship "HM Bark Endeavour".

If you have stayed in Whitby before you will know that parking can be an issue at busy times. One of the joys of the WH&G is the great location on a beautiful 17th Century cobbled street.This also means that access by car is for unloading only so do please consider this when arriving. We will,of course,do everything we can to help. The closest car park is just along Church Street with CCTV where you can get a 24 hour ticket if required or free parking after 7.00pm till 9am.
Style of property
Comfortable, Eclectic, Rustic, Traditional, Unique
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