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Whitehaven Guest House is a small, family run, non-smoking, Edwardian guest house. Ideally situated on Whitby's West Cliff only a short walk from the promenade, beach, harbour and shops. The resident proprietors, Simon and Lane, pride themselves on the warm and friendly welcome they afford their guests with hospitality second to none.

All bedrooms in this 4-Star Silver rated AA establishment are tastefully decorated with all but one having en-suite facilities. All rooms are fully equipped with a flat screen colour television/Sky Freesat, courtesy trays, hair dryer, radio/alarm clocks and all are centrally heated. All rooms boast excellent views ranging from the sea to the Abbey to the surrounding countryside.

Extensive breakfast menu with all food cooked to order and served in the elegant dining room. Vegetarian and special diets catered for. Relax and unwind in the garden and watch the world go by. Ample parking is readily available either on-street, for which free permits are supplied, or in the pay and display car park adjacent to the guest house. Free overnight, 6pm-9am, free all day during winter months Nov-Feb.

Excellent return bookings. Highly recommended. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing day and annual holidays.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double£80.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Double£70.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Double£75.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Double£75.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Cooked Breakfast - Continental also available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Doctor available 24/7
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Outside seating - During summer months
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Room service available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Socially distanced spaced seating

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Secure cycle storage


  • Free Parking - On street with permit provided
  • On street/public parking

Property Facilities

  • Designated smoking area - Outside in the garden
  • Telephone (public)
  • Television available
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups - Couples only
  • Single sex groups NOT accepted

Room/Unit Facilities: Double

  • Private facilities

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road: Take A64 signposted Scarborough. After Malton take A169 signposted Pickering/Whitby. Travel to Pickering and carry on along A169 to Whitby, turn right onto A171 on outskirts of Whitby. Carry straight on to roundabout. Carry on straight ahead to traffic lights. At lights turn left, carry on down hill to mini roundabout. Turn left at mini-roundabout up Chubb Hill to roundabout. Take 2nd exit then first right. Guest house on left.

Public Transport Directions

By Public Transport:  

Bus or Taxi from Whitby town centre.

Whitehaven Guest House

Type:Guest Accommodation

4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation
29 Crescent Avenue, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EW
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  • 4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation
4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation


  • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Silver Award VisitEngland Silver Award 2020
  • The AAAA Breakfast Award AA Breakfast Award 2020
  • Trip Advisor AwardsTrip Advisor Travellers' Choice Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice 2020
  • Membership SchemeDiscover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member Discover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member 2021

Opening Times

Open All Year (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Open all year excluding Christmas and annual holiday

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