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Guest Rating: 3.9
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87 Church Street, White Horse Yard

Whitby, 

North Yorkshire, 


YO22 4BH,  England
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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Discovery - Double / Family Room Discovery - Double / Family Room
from£110.00
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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:
3.5
Friendliness:
4.3
Cleanliness:
3.9
Facilities:
3.6
Staff service:
4.2
Location:
4.7
Breakfast:
4.4
Guest Rating: 3.9
See all 538 reviews
Dinah
Mature Couple
Stayed: Feb '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great place to stay"
A lovely night away in the heart of Whitby.… Read more
"Great place to stay"
A lovely night away in the heart of Whitby. Read less
Likes:
Charm and authenticity. Friendly staff and great food.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
Barrie
Mature Couple
Stayed: Feb '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Romantic Birthday Treat"
2 nd stay at your Hotel Great place to stay right in the Harbour of Whitby. Very Characterful Place with loads of History. Cozy Dining room with lovely open fire place on a Romantic stay.… Read more
"Romantic Birthday Treat"
2 nd stay at your Hotel Great place to stay right in the Harbour of Whitby. Very Characterful Place with loads of History. Cozy Dining room with lovely open fire place on a Romantic stay. Read less
Likes:
Staff very Friendly any requests dealt with promptly. Marvellous Breakfast
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
Jo
Young Couple
Stayed: Feb '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
2
Value:
4
Friendliness:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
4
Breakfast:
4
"Perfect"
Great stay. Hotel, bar and restaurant are incredibly cosy. Lovely local staff. Great food.… Read more
"Perfect"
Great stay. Hotel, bar and restaurant are incredibly cosy. Lovely local staff. Great food. Read less
Likes:
Great food, location. Lovely welcoming staff.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
More Information
4 Stars Self Assessed Guest House3 Stars Self Assessed Self Catered Accommodation
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
American Express Laser Master Card Maestro Visa Visa Electron Solo 
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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