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“Superb - cannot recommend highly enough”
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Riftswood B&B
Ranked #14 of 151 Whitby B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Superb - cannot recommend highly enough”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

What an absolute gem Riftswood is. Friendly, attentive proprieters who could not do enough for us, food, room, customer service and standard of care was second to none. 'Denzil' the dog was the icing on the cake really and soooooo well behaved. Our whole trip was like being with extended family, we cannot praise this place highly enough and will definitely come again. Thank you so much for a fabulous stay.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

My partner and I stayed at Riftswood in April and cannot recommend it enough! The welcome was wonderful (including fruit cake and wine) and we were delighted to spend some time with charismatic Denzel the dog. Peter and Paula could not do enough for us and it felt like staying with friends. The room was cozy and the bed perfect. The breakfast was amazing along with loads of homemade jams and marmalade, we couldn't have asked for more. We have recommended you to all our friends and really look forward to returning.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

My family and I have just returned from a brilliant weekend break at Riftswood in Whitby. What a great time we have had. Peter and Paula are brilliant hosts and make you feel very welcome. The rooms are clean, warm and cozy with little exras that you don't normally find in B&Bs. The breakfasts are out of this world with an option to choose what you have on your plate. After their breakfast you are full for the rest of the day !The property is convieniently placed in a quiet area but within two minutes walk you are on a lovely strech of sea front with a great view of Whitby in one direction and Sandsend in the other. Great for an early morning stroll or run for build up an appitite for your breakfast !

Room Tip: All the rooms are great.
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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 October 2011

Just returned from a three night stay the hosts were great including Denzel (dog), everything was clean and very welcoming we were greeted with a glasss of wine and a piece of fruit cake.

The breakfast was full english with cereal if requried and home made jams, pot of coffee or pot of tea, this filled us up till early evening. The area is very peaceful and a five minute stroll to the whale bones then the steps down into whitby or the road towards the shops....

I wouldn't go anywhere else now in whitby now we have found this little gem.

Room Tip: all rooms quiet we had the deluxe one with an ensuite
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 October 2011

My husband and I stayed here for one night on what turned out to be a lovely october weekend.
The welcome from Paula and Paul was lovely. They met us with a glass of wine and some fruit cake.
Denzil the dog is fab and he was the main attraction! The room was at the front of the property and very quiet, large and comfortable. Paula gave us lots of advice and information about whitby and even left me a card and bottle of wine for my birthday! The breakfast was great, freshly cooked, not sat in tureens like in large hotels. I would definitely recommend it and we will visit again.
Went for dinner at moon and sixpence and ate fish platter for two. Fabulous food. Cant fault it, tasted so fresh and full of flavour.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Riftswood B&B
Address: 5 Ladysmith Avenue, Whitby YO21 3HX, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
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Ranked #14 of 151 B&Bs / Inns in Whitby
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,676 - ₹ 6,579
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming Victorian, family run B&B, quietly situated in a secluded part of Whitby, yet within close proximity to the sea front, beach and the bus & rail stations in the centre of Whitby. Guest facilities include 3 large double en-suite bedrooms, with full English breakfast using local produce, along with a selection of alternative items for those with a smaller appetite.Please note we are a strictly non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 
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