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87 Church Street, White Horse Yard

Whitby, 

North Yorkshire, 


YO22 4BH,  England
The White Horse and Griffin Hotel is a 330 year old building 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
Check Prices and Availability
Discovery - Double Discovery - Double
from£110.00
Wakeful - KingWakeful - King
from£110.00
Helga Maria - Double or TwinHelga Maria - Double or Twin
from£110.00
Mary Ann Hepworth - DoubleMary Ann Hepworth - Double
from£110.00
Provider - DoubleProvider - Double
from£100.00
Warrior Queen - Dog friendly roomWarrior Queen - Dog friendly room
from£100.00
Dickens - DoubleDickens - Double
from£95.00
Scoresby - DoubleScoresby - Double
from£80.00
Bagatelle - DoubleBagatelle - Double
from£65.00
Resolution - DoubleResolution - Double
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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:
3.5
Value:
3.5
Friendliness:
4.3
Cleanliness:
3.8
Facilities:
3.5
Staff service:
4.2
Location:
4.7
Breakfast:
4.4
Guest Rating: 3.8
See all 456 reviews
Michael
Mature Couple
Stayed: Feb '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great place in excellent location."
We had wanted to visit Whitby for some time. A friend recommended The White Horse and Griffin. We were not disappointed..as soon as we arrived we received a friendly welcome and our bags were even car… Read more
"Great place in excellent location."
We had wanted to visit Whitby for some time. A friend recommended The White Horse and Griffin. We were not disappointed..as soon as we arrived we received a friendly welcome and our bags were even carried up to the room for us!
Room was snug and comfortable, breakfast excellent, a good choice of wholesome food.Our meal in the restaurant on Sunday evening was fautless..as good as anywhere we have eaten.The staff are really polite and friendly. A great place. Read less
Likes:
The general ambience, location and the staff.
Dislikes:
No
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
Diane
Mature Couple
Stayed: Feb '15
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
4
"quirky accommodation excellent service"
An hotel in the very heart of the town. Great restaurant offering a hearty breakfast and excellent evening meals. All staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend.… Read more
"quirky accommodation excellent service"
An hotel in the very heart of the town. Great restaurant offering a hearty breakfast and excellent evening meals. All staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend. Read less
Likes:
Very relaxing in well appointed hotel in town centre
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The White Horse & Griffin, Whitby
Rob
Mature Couple
Stayed: Feb '15
3
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
2
Value:
3
Friendliness:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Facilities:
2
Staff service:
3
Location
4
Breakfast:
4
"Enjoyed but detail could be better"
Its a fab location and the hotel could be amazing but its not. We took two rooms which were adequate but lacking some basic detail. Our room bathroom radiator didn't work and the light switch was br… Read more
"Enjoyed but detail could be better"
Its a fab location and the hotel could be amazing but its not. We took two rooms which were adequate but lacking some basic detail. Our room bathroom radiator didn't work and the light switch was broken. The single room above the dining room was really noisy due to music being played until after 12. Read less
Likes:
Location, friendly staff and breakfast.
Dislikes:
Just little maintenance items. Hot water tap fell off in the bathroom and thinks like that.
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
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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 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 a few hundred yards from Whitby's famous Abbey and its 199 steps, 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".
Style of property
Comfortable, Eclectic, Rustic, Traditional, Unique