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The Shepherd's Purse

#8 of 20 Hotels in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful rooms with lovey attention to details. Room 5 is my favourite with its four poster bed, jacuzzi corner bath and balcony over looking the superb walled garden. Can't not wait to stay again. It has been way way too long. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed at the shepherd's purse a few weeks ago and it was a lovely stay. Extremely comfy bed and all the necessities one would need for an overnight stay. Beautifully decorated, gorgeous courtyard and laid back checking in service. Would recommend for anyone visiting whitby for a lovely relaxed stay. Would love to return and stay...

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1Thank Antonia S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights with my daughter. We Absolutely loved it!! If you love all things vintage and cosy this is the place for you. We stayed in room 1 which is on the ground floor leading into onto beautiful courtyard area, the room is so pretty and housekeeping come everyday to keep it immaculately clean. There are lovely touches like...

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1Thank jmo999
York, UK
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Excellent base for a weekend break. "Room only" but plenty of places for breakfast including Sandlers Yard next door. Room 5 has a Jacuzzi bath four poster bed and a small balcony. Management helpful but unobtrusive.

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

A really friendly place and a lovely cosy room. We stayed with our 5 month old baby and it was great - plenty big enough room for the travel cot and conveniently situated in the middle of church street so you can easily nip back for a nappy change if necessary! The room has a large jacuzzi bath which is...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I brought my girlfriend here for a surprise visit to Whitby for the night as a little get away and treat. She was blown away with how quaint and lovely the room in Shepherds Purse was. We stayed in Room 2 and on arrival we had 2 cut roses waiting on the bed with the folded towels which was a...

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1Thank Danny R
stockton-on-tees
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one evening last week lovely room 5 , four poster bed and Jacuzzi bath , room small but furnished beautifully , nice tea and coffee tray . Shame it wasn't warm enough to sit on the balcony .lovely area of Whitby to stay in .

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2Thank pinklady67
kirklees west yorkshire
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I stayed at Shepherds Purse with three friends for a rock n roll weekend in Whitby. shabby chic, very pretty rooms, very clean and comfortable, slept like a log, staff very helpfull and obliging.lovely fluffy towels decorated with fresh flowers, really nice toiletries, special biscuits,tea, coffee etc. cant fault it. would definitely stay there again.. Hidden, away up Sanders Yard,...

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3Thank travelling l
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

As always, it was a pure treat to stay here. We have stayed here before and will definitely go back again. We stayed in room 2, which was a cosy, romantic room, very clean and warm with the wonderful view of the courtyard. Our motorbike was welcomed and we parked outside our room. Thank you for a brilliant stay! See...

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2Thank Anne Marie Q Q
Melton Mowbray
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Would recommend this place to anyone! The rooms are lovely, and have a wonderful attention to detail. Very clean and tidy, and a lovely selection of teas and freshly ground coffee. Amazing location. Really friendly and helpful proprietors. The information in the room was really helpful and nicely set out, recommending places to eat etc. Have been recommending this place...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Accommodation in the heart of the Old Town, situated on Whitby's popular East side. Nestled below the roof tops of Church Street is our hidden garden, with galleried court yard accommodation and pretty bedrooms decorated with stripped pine furniture and lacy curtains, four posters and brass bed steads. Private balconies and china cups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shepherd's Purse

Address: The Old Workshops Sanders Yard Church Street | Whitby, North Yorkshire, Whitby YO22 4DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: ₹ 4,189 - ₹ 5,027 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shepherd's Purse 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Shepherd`s Purse Hotel Whitby
Shepherds Purse Hotel Whitby
The Shepherd's Purse Whitby, North Yorkshire
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Whitby
#9 Romantic Hotel in Whitby
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“book the dove loft for a romantic stay!”
moobear33, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is lovely”
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“Room 3 has a balcony you could sit out on overlooking a small courtyard.”
azcrossley5, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms looked lovely!”
Pickles8692, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 private balcony, jacuzzi bath”
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