Set within 2.8 km of Whitby Abbey and less than 1 km of Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby, Highgate House offers accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV. Guests at the property can enjoy hiking and cycling nearby, or make the most of the garden. Popular points of interest near Highgate House include Whitby Lighthouse, Whitby Museum and Whitby Pavillion. The nearest airport is Durham Tees Valley Airport, 68 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Whitby, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9

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


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Whitby
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Sean
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The place is amazing, and Jonathan & Louise are great hosts and also gave ideas of where to eat and go during our stay.
  • Mark
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Beautiful house, spotlessly clean and great location close to all the local amenities
  • Kathryn
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The house was fabulous, breakfast in our room was plentiful and good quality, and the hosts could not have been better already booked for next year.

Managed by Highgate House Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Company review score: 9.9Based on 190 reviews from 1 property
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Property information

Highgate House, a magnificent Grade II* Listed Georgian townhouse located on the prestigious St Hilda's Terrace in the heart of Whitby. The former captain's residence and once upon a time rectory, epitomises all that is expected of a Georgian property, and certainly does not fail to impress with its grandeur. Relax in one of our four individually styled rooms, each with elegant en-suite facilities and large luxurious beds. You can expect a warm Yorkshire welcome at Highgate House, ideal for couples wanting a romantic break or just to get away from it all and relax together.

Neighbourhood information

Highgate House is ideally placed in the heart of Whitby with its quaint cobbled streets and picturesque harbour nestled on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Highgate House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Highgate House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 18:00


From 07:30 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Diners Club Cash is not accepted Bankcard Highgate House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that check-in outside of normal hours can only be organised by prior arrangement.

Please note that there are several flights of stone steps to access the house from the street and 2 flights of stairs to access the rooms from the hall. Also, the walk to and from town is via a steep slope. Highgate House may therefore not be suitable for guests with mobility difficulties.

Please inform Highgate House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 08:00:00.

FAQs about Highgate House

  • Highgate House is 250 yards from the centre of Whitby. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Highgate House is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Highgate House include:

    • Double

  • Highgate House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Beach

  • The prices at Highgate House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.