The stylishly furnished Abbotsleigh of Whitby offers elegant bed and breakfast accommodations 2 minutes’ walk from the seafront. With a 4-star gold rating from the AA, this North Yorkshire guest house provides free parking.

Each room at Abbotsleigh has been individually styled, and has its own unique furnishings. All have a flat-screen TV, and tea and coffee facilities including a coffee machine and homemade biscuits. Each room has luxury bedding and an private bathroom with shower, hairdryer and high-quality toiletries.

An award-winning breakfast menu includes a buffet selection of fresh fruit, cereals, homemade bread, yogurt, preserves and honey. There is a cooked selection with bacon, local sausages, black pudding and free-range eggs, and tea, coffee and fruit juice.

Whitby Abbey, the Captain Cook Memorial Museum and the Whitby Museum are all within 10-20 minutes’ walk of Abbotsleigh. The pretty coastal village of Robin Hood’s Bay is around 6 miles south of the town, which lies just outside the spectacular North York Moors National Park.

There is parking on site car park and free road permit parking for guests

This is our guests' favorite part of Whitby, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Abbotsleigh of Whitby has been welcoming guests since Feb 28, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Whitby, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you cater for gluten free please
    Yes we do, we have catered for many and are happy to make modifications to the menu to ensure that there is a good choice. Kind Regards, Paul & Sharon
    Answered on 11 September 2020
  • Is parking available?
    We have three parking spaces on site and provide free parking for any overflow parking.
    Answered on 7 February 2022
  • is there gluten free option for breakfast? is there internet access? Parking?
    Yes on all three look forward to seeing you kind regards Anita
    Answered on 21 March 2023
  • is there parking and wifi?
    Hello. Yes there is. Let me know if you have any other questions?
    Answered on 25 May 2023
  • What rooms are accessible I would need a room with no stairs to climb to gain access Is access to the building with a wheelchair possible please
    We have one accessible room - the large twin room. The house itself is approached by two steps to the front door but we have a portable ramp that can ..
    Answered on 5 March 2021
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Abbotsleigh is the ideal retreat if you are looking for period, stylish, high-quality bed and breakfast accommodation located in a quiet location while providing immediate access to the beach and an easy walk to the main town of Whitby. At Abbotsleigh we take the comfort of our guests very seriously. The décor and furnishings in our rooms are to the highest standards and all our rooms have been newly refurbished, individually styled to include luxury beds with quality mattresses and bedding from Feather and Black and en-suite wetrooms lined with travertine marble. Each guestroom comes with its own tea & coffee facilities including a kettle and personal coffee machine, fresh milk, our home made biscuits replenished daily, Satellite Flat screen TV, fine toiletries, fluffy white towels and free WiFi. Start the day with our cereals, our fabulous full English breakfast or daily special, all made with locally sourced ingredients. Our Victorian guest house is in a peaceful area just 100 yards from Whitby's West Cliff and a short walk to the lively town centre and harbour. There are lots of great places to eat out nearby.
Whatever the reason you visit Whitby you can always be assured of a warm welcome. It has that lovely old world charm, manners and air of a place that people are proud to share with you. Below west cliff hire a colourful beach hut for the day or even a week. We cater for everyone even down to providing a lift from the cliff top to specially adapted beach wheelchairs.
Language spoken: English
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Amenities of Abbotsleigh of Whitby
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8
Most popular amenities
Non-smoking rooms
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Mini golf
Living Area
  • Fireplace
Media & Technology
  • CD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
No parking available.
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Smoke-free property
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Abbotsleigh of Whitby accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Abbotsleigh of Whitby

  • Room options at Abbotsleigh of Whitby include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at Abbotsleigh of Whitby can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Abbotsleigh of Whitby offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Mini golf

  • Abbotsleigh of Whitby is 2,950 feet from the center of Whitby.

  • The prices at Abbotsleigh of Whitby may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Abbotsleigh of Whitby is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.