White Horse & Griffin

North East England North Yorkshire Whitby

  • From £75 a night
  • 10 Guest Rooms
  • Coaching Inn

Traditional old-town accommodation with a twist in an atmospheric Whitby coaching inn

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The former coaching inn on a cobbled street in the old town of Whitby offers a stylish, updated take on traditional lodgings. In a higgeldy-piggeldy warren above the restaurant, the handsome guest rooms retain their original panelling, antique fireplaces and maritime air, but you also get classy beds, big sofas and up-to-date bathrooms.

All of the inn's rooms named after famous Whitby ships and skippers, and we suspect we're not the only ones who can't resist staying in a room called 'Warrior Queen'. The cheapest rooms are the very cosy attic doubles ("petite" they say), but it's the pricier ones – no surprise – that push all the right romantic buttons, from big beds to double-ended baths. There's no lift, plenty of stairs and a whole shed-load of atmosphere and character which continues downstairs in the excellent bistro where slap-up seafood meals await.

Details

Open

Open all year.

Pricing

Doubles £75–115.

Location

Contact Website    White Horse & Griffin, 87 Church Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4BH

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Getting There

The hotel is on cobbled Church Street (over the swing-bridge and turn left), where you can only unload – but there's on-street and pay-parking nearby.

Features

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Wifi
  • Foodies
  • Boutique hotel

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