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The Royal Hotel

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Front of property
Iron/ironing board, bed sheets
Dining room
Standard Double Room, Sea View | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels, soap

Overview of The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Whitby with restaurant and bar/lounge
7.6 out of 10 Good
7.6/10 Good

213 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
The price is £99
Price available on 25/6/2023
West Cliff, Whitby, England, YO21 3HA
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Self parking
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lift
  • Bath or shower
  • Digital TV service

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Ruswarp Station - 9 min drive
  • Whitby Station - 10 min walk
  • Sleights Station - 11 min drive


  • Magpie Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Abbey Wharf - 9 min walk
  • Java - 6 min walk
  • The Fishermans Wife - 2 min walk
  • Little Angel Inn - 6 min walk

About this property

The Royal Hotel

When visiting Whitby, The Royal Hotel is a great choice to consider. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travellers say great things about the breakfast.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 115 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • On-site self-parking (GBP 6 per night)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge


  • 24-hour front desk


  • Terrace


  • Lift

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night


  • Self-parking costs GBP 6 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher on site.
This property accepts debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

The Royal Hotel Hotel
The Royal Hotel Whitby
The Royal Hotel Hotel Whitby

Frequently asked questions

Does The Royal Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Royal Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Royal Hotel?
As of 1 Jun 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Royal Hotel on 25 Jun 2023 start from £99, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Royal Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Royal Hotel?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at The Royal Hotel?
Yes. Self-parking costs GBP 6 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Royal Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
Are there restaurants at or near The Royal Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The Royal Hotel like?
The Royal Hotel is a short 10-minute walk from Whitby Station and 2 minutes' walk from Whitby Beach.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Richard, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

James, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Breakfast was disappointing, kept running out of hot food and plates, no croissants available as all consumed.
nicholas, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Needs some love
Very tired rooms
martin, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Louise, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

It was fine
It was fine. We enjoyed our stay . It's a little dated but ok and we had good service. Everyone was friendly. We would use again.
Ronald, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Michael, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Amazing view from our room
joanne, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A Dream Location
A wonderful location with views of both the sea and the abbey. Lots of shops and things to do nearby. I'd have stayed longer if possible.
Mark, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Wonderful old building with wonderful views just a shame on cleanness
Graham, 3-night trip
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