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The Darling Suites

Westings, Carless Lane, Gristhorpe, Filey YO14 9PQ England
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Occupying a unique position in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, The Darling Suites offer an opportunity to relax and unwind in spacious luxury accommodation. ​ We have two stunning suites for you to choose from: The Red One, a cosy country hideaway for up to four guests, and The Blue One, a quirky and colourful one-bedroom retreat. We hope to welcome you soon!
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Free parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
Horseback riding
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Romantic
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English
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Cathryn wrote a review Aug 2023
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Returned here for the second time having enjoyed it so much the first time. Mark and Tina are amazing hosts and from the moment we got there we felt like we were back with friends. Spotlessly clean as usual, the furnishings are really nice and the bed is really comfy too. Had the most amazing breakfast with good quality ingredients. Can't wait to go back again, missing it already. Thank you Mark and Tina for your hospitality.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Andy T wrote a review Aug 2023
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Excellent accomodation in a tranquil setting. We stayed in the red suite which gave us a lovely outdoor sitting area looking out over the horse paddocks. Very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Fabulous breakfasts delivered to the door.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Tezzie33 wrote a review Aug 2023
Sheffield, United Kingdom5 contributions
After a pretty torrid personal time with a lot going on we just wanted an escape from the norm where we could just take things easy and really relax. Living in Sheffield we often visit Filey which in itself we find it relaxing, reasonably quiet and within a short distance to Whitby, Scarborough, Bridlington, Malton and York. We were attracted to the Darling Suites by the quality and consistency of reviews which even for a 5* establishment are excellent. The quality of the accommadation is excellent even allowing for the fact that the place is fairly small but this is made up by the quality, design and layout of the property. We stayed in the BLUE ROOMS which has 1 bedroom with an extremely comfortable mattress and superb pillows. There is also a wardrobe, 2 bedside cabinets, a dressing table unit with a large mirror and a stool. If that isnt enough there is also a modern easy chair. The lounge is equally well laid out and comes with a very comfy sofa, side tables, various rugs and a table and 4 chairs with plenty of space to move around comfortably. The bathroom has a luxurious bath with overhead shower all of excellent quality. For breakfast there is an excellent choice of hot and cold foods which you choose the previous night on a preorder form. We dont usually like this idea but here the excellent choice and quality of the food is excellent. The bacon isnt salty but is thick sliced and very tastly. The eggs are very fresh and have beautiful golden yolks. Please try the cold breakfast as well which has excellent fresh fruit bowls, beautiful cold meats and cheese all with fresh bread. Breakfast is prepared, cooked and presented beautifully by the owner and came bang on the time we had requested. EXCELLENT SERVICE. I am sure I have missed something but suffice to say it would have been excellent anyway. We had a thoroughly enjoyable stay and we cant wait to return. I remember what we missed now. Loads of the other reviewers had waxed lyrical about the scones, cake etc left for your arrival. Unfortunately we cant say the same as we didnt get this afternoon treat which we were so looking forward too. Oh well no one is perfect
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Take advantage of the excellent food. They also have a pet sanctuary with abandoned, mistreated...
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Joanne0994 wrote a review Jul 2023
Lichfield, United Kingdom45 contributions13 helpful votes
Stayed in the red one, loved it would totally recommend! Lovely and cosy, in a quiet area surrounded by rescue animals. fantastic breakfast as well, only downside is the entrance in can get a bit blocked as it’s a small entrance into a working farm and cat rescue but that’s all and we managed fine. Came home feeling very relaxed
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Date of stay: July 2023
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AlanF_100 wrote a review Jul 2023
York, United Kingdom30 contributions45 helpful votes
The perfect combination of a B&B with the freedom of your own suite of rooms. Liked · We stayed in the RED suite. The best B&B ever as you get the best of both worlds - a wonderful cooked breaakfast delivered to your door combined with the privacy and full use of a one bedroomed en-suite with extra lounge, conservatory dining area and outside patio. Combine that with a wonderful view across fields and the grazing horses, rural tranquility and just a few miles from Filey and its the perfect stay for a few days or longer. Disliked · Not much to find fault with. The pillows were a little too thick for us, but we got used to them. It seemed a little strange that two TV's were provided, but the one in the bedroom had more and better facilities than the lounge one.
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The perfect combination of a B&B with the freedom of your own suite of rooms.
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s c wrote a review Oct 2022
Nottingham, United Kingdom36 contributions13 helpful votes
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Three night break but we wish it could have been longer! Beautiful, comfortable and spotless cottage in a stunning and quiet location. Yummy breakfast with possibly the best poached eggs we've had in a long time! Thank you Mark for the warm welcome and great local knowledge. We loved the cat tour too! Would love to return and will definitely recommend. Sarah&Sarah
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Great location, close to amenities but quiet.
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reedyDurham wrote a review Aug 2022
Coxhoe, United Kingdom49 contributions41 helpful votes
Just returned home from a very relaxing weekend staying at The Darling Suites. Situation is ideal, being midway between Scarborough and Bridlington and just a couple of miles into Filey. We were in the Red Suite and it was superb. Dining room. Separate Sitting room. Bedroom with a very comfortable double bed. Bathroom with a Power Shower. Furnishings were excellent. TV in sitting room and also in bedroom. Patio overlooking paddocks. Outside table and chairs and a lounger. Very quiet and peaceful. Breakfasts are ordered the night before and delivered to your Suite at a time stipulated by you (between 0730-0930). Cereal, Tea/Coffee, Toast/Preserves, Full English (you choose what you want) or Continental. Really good breakfast and you can eat it in the privacy of your own Dining Room or on the Patio. Mark, who owns the site with his wife, is very friendly and obliging. Between them they look after stray cats and other animals including pigs, horses & donkeys. There are a lot of horses on site as the owners’ daughter has them for Showjumping and Dressage. It’s a very interesting set up and the B&B side of the business allows the owners to look after the animals who are superbly looked after. We visited Filey, Bridlington, Flamborough Head and on the way home to Durham we visited Scarborough & Whitby. Altogether a lovely weekend. I would recommend The Darling Suites without hesitation. Thank you Mark for looking after us and making us feel so welcome. Best wishes with everything you do. Kieran & Gill
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Robert D wrote a review Aug 2022
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Excellent facility very much as described. Breakfast delivered direct to room piping hot from adjoining kitchen. Mark and Tina are a remarkable couple who use the income from the b&b to fund their charity activities as an animal sanctuary which takes care of cats, horses etc. Mark is a good source of local knowledge including walks etc. Would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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JellyBean330 wrote a review Jul 2022
Ingleton, United Kingdom5 contributions5 helpful votes
We had the most relaxing few days, looking over the paddocks enjoying our beautifully cooked breakfast of our choice, everything thought of, immaculately clean suites, comfy bed, wonderful hosts, thank you so much for a wonderful stay:)
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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StonesFanLincoln wrote a review Jul 2022
Lincoln159 contributions45 helpful votes
Booked the Blue one for three nights (the other is the Red one). Mark & Tina met us on arrival and introduced us to the suite. We were very pleased with the standard of the accommodation (bedroom; bathroom; lounge with a small dining area). Breakfast is ordered daily for the following morning. There is a very good choice up to and including full English delivered to your suite. We tried a variety of options and they were all first class. Bed was comfy and surroundings quiet. It's a lovely setting close to their animal sanctuary which incorporates Filey Cat Rescue. We met a few of the cats and a number of their horses/ponies. All in all, a lovely relaxing break. Thank you from Fred & Sandra.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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£131 - £147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandYorkshireNorth YorkshireScarborough DistrictFiley
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Darling Suites
Which popular attractions are close to The Darling Suites?
Nearby attractions include Filey Beach (1.9 miles), The Scarborough Fair Collection (1.1 miles), and Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Darling Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Darling Suites?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Darling Suites?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Darling Suites?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Farrier, The Boat Shed, and The Lighthouse Tea Room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Darling Suites?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hairy Bobs Cave (5.4 miles) and Scarborough Sea Wall Heritage Trail (5.2 miles).
Is The Darling Suites accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.