Just back from stay at the Royal and just want to reiterate what Ray S has said.
Good food with plenty of choice served by a friendly waiter (Atila) for whom nothing was to much trouble.
Although bar prices were steep they were served by friendly staff (Frank) in both the bar and
Great entertainment, special mention for Steve Conroy, talented compare and all round entertainer.
Sea view room 107 great view but the room is very outdated wallpaper falling off, room very cold
day and night and when you look around the hotel at the number of temporary heaters then you can see that the system needs an upgrade.
As for the TV I did not know that televisions this old were still about, flat screen TV's are cheap enough and include Freeview.
Would I stay there again, YES, but I want to see the room first and not an internet picture.
Wi-Fi very limited.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Overlooking Whitby, with breathtaking views of Whitby Abbey and the sea, the Royal is steeped in intriguing history and heritage. Many of the hotel bedrooms are front facing and have superb views thanks to the hotel’s cliff top position. This is an extremely popular hotel that has many returning customers thanks to its warm and friendly welcome and great hospitality. The entertainments suite offers a great variety of entertainment and guests can also enjoy the marvellous views from the comfortable restaurant and bar. The Royal Hotel is in an ideal location, just a few minutes from the famous harbour and shops. Whitby is a traditional maritime town and with its old cobbled streets, picturesque houses and sandy blue flag beach, it is a great place for a holiday or short break. ... more less
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