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“Victorian Hotel brought to life”
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Victoria Hotel
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Walsall, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Victorian Hotel brought to life”
Reviewed 3 March 2014

We have stopped at The Victoria many times over the last 27 years because of it's location and friendly atmosphere. It has recently been given a major upgrade which has really enhanced it's character and comfort.

There are spectacular views over the bay and an interesting, steep walk to the old village

A word of warning for Southerners, the food is great and comes in Yorkshire servings! Their steaks in particular are really seriously good, as are the breakfasts.

Really friendly and attentive service.

We travelled 176 miles to get there and are going back in the Autumn, that says it all.

Room Tip: Try for a sea view room
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Duvall, Washington
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

My dear bride and I return to England on a trip down memory lane. Living in the States now, we go home to Blighty very couple of years, but have always geared our trips to be with family. This time, May of 13, we took off to the Yorkshire hills and coast with the intent to stay at the Grand Hotel, Scarborough, where had honeymooned in 1970. We drove to the door, walked in, and immediately walked out, it smelled musty and mucky. We drove onto Robin Hoods Bay, staying two nights at the Victoria Hotel. Sea facing room, old fashioned tub, great bar food and a really quality restaurant. We will be going back, sooner the better.

Room Tip: Any room is good, but some sea facing rooms are better.
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

So you're looking for somewhere to stay for a few days away from the rat race and the daily routine?

Your list of 'must haves' for your hotel accommodation is for it to be smallish and personal, friendly, welcoming, first class service, lovely staff, great decor, great breakfast, quality restaurant food, nice bar, unbelievable views, great location, parking and outstanding value for money. Sounds like a big ask, but no need to compromise on any of these at the Victoria Hotel in Robin Hoods Bay, it ticks every box!

My wife and I have just spent three nights at the Hotel and we can't compliment it highly enough. Absolutely brilliant, only down side is that we had to leave!

Room Tip: I think all the rooms will be superb, go for a room with a sea view to put the icing on the cake!
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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lincs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights during the half term with the boss and son. First class service from the moment we arrived which was done in a very professional and friendly manner. The sea view room we had was very very,comfortable and very tastefully decorated,with two windows overlooking the bay it ticked all the boxes. The en suite had a 'stand alone bath' with a hand held shower head, but no shower. Not that that's a problem. The breakfast was excellent and we had two evening meals in the bar which were equally as good. Given it's proximity to the beach and village ( 10 mins slow walk down, 15 back up) it can only be described as 'an absolute gem', would not hesitate for a second to book again. Oh and if you're looking for a little adventure before tea, get yourself on the 'Robin Hoods Bay' ghost walk meeting on the slip path,1,2,3, wooooo!! great fun!

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Arrived with family to be greeted by very welcoming lady on a dreary February afternoon.

We wanted to eat but landlord didn't want us to sit in his more comfortable and less crowded bar, instead he wanted us to sit in his much less pleasant "family room", complete with uncleared tables and blaring TV. He couldn't have been less welcoming! We left to find some real Yorkshire hospitality down the road!

He missed out on 4 meals/ drinks and an overnight stay.

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

Booked the Victoria Hotel on the recommendation of a friend. What a great place to stay!
From the moment you walk through the door, the staff are super attentive and genuinely friendly at all times. It was such a pleasure to stay.
Our room was superb, roomy with a lovely four poster bed and excellent shower. We had the promised sea view as well, which was great.
Eat both nights in the hotel restaurant, as we didn't fancy venturing out on a February evening. The food in the restaurant was very good and the portions were huge. Bar prices were reasonable.
Would definitely stay again.

Room Tip: Sea view rooms are more expensive, but well worth it.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We had one nights stay last Thursday and it won't be our last, from the moment we arrived we were greeted and looked after by the owner and his staff. The room was superb and spotless and the food was fantastic, we have stayed at a lot of hotels in this area and this one ranks among the top, see you soon....

Room Tip: Great sea view rooms.
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Property: Victoria Hotel
Address: Station Road | Whitby, North York Moors National Park, Robin Hood's Bay YO22 4RL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > North York Moors National Park > Robin Hood's Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Robin Hood's Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Victoria Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Victoria Hotel is situated in the most prominent position in Robin Hoods Bay overlooking the bay itself. Built in 1897 purposely as a hotel. It boasts large guest rooms, all en-suite with the majority having a sea view. It has a sea view restaurant, coffee shop, public bar, children's room and serves meals throughout the day. This family run business is a gem on the east coast. ... more   less 
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Victoria Hotel Yorkshire, UK - North Yorkshire

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