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The Shepherd's Purse

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#11 of 20 Hotels in Whitby
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just spent 2 days in Whitby staying at The Shepherds purse. The room we stayed in was room 3 which has a brass captains bed. The room was ensuite and had everything we needed . The bed linen was clean and the owners on hand either in person or phone. The hotel is up one of the many...

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second stay at The Shepherds Purse and it certainly won't be our last. We have stayed in 3 rooms from the smallest to the largest and all offer comfort, charm and attention to detail. The owners are on site every day and are always friendly and helpful doing whatever they can to improve your stay. The rooms are in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well where to start. Arrived tea time on Friday night. Was greeted by one of the owners who helped us with our bags and showed us to our room (room 5). The lamps were all lit and the heating on that added to the already delightful cosy feel. We were pleased to have fine weather so enjoyed a relaxing glass...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this little haven, it was gorgeous, we had room 4 which is classed as a small room, but was breathtaking and beautiful. The finish to the room was perfect, from the little touches of needles and thread to coffee making facilities. The only downside was they don't cater for breakfast but there are many little café to...

1Thank Carrie387
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect place to stay for anyone visiting Whitby. The location is right in the centre of the old town in the middle of all the shops and bars. Unlike the other side of the harbour you have no steep streets to have to climb. The room we had was exactly as described and was spotless. The room...

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is a boutique hotel that is family run. I obtained a good weekend deal for £100/night for the Dove's Nest suite: big; long lounge plus a room with a slipper bath and a separate bedroom . Overall a romantic spot in a good location. No breakfast provided but not an issue as many spots exist for brunch or breakfast...

Thank Nael C
TheShepherdsPurse95, Owner at The Shepherd's Purse, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you had such trouble parking , Church Street Car Park has been undergoing serious work due to the sewers that run underneath , If you would like us to write to scarborough council on your behalf we will be happy to try and assist you on getting a refund on the 2 parking tickets. We...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed at the Shepard's Purse Summer last year and we absolutely loved it! We arrived slightly late, so we rang who we think was the owner, who was more than happy to help us find the quaint little place over the phone and explain that our key would be in the door waiting for us. We stepped inside to...

Thank Pickles8692
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from the Shepherds purse after staying for the weekend. We stayed in room 5. The room was small but beautifully presented with en suite bathroom and a lovely balcony which looks out over a pretty courtyard. It's secluded but in the heart of lots of shops, bars, restaurants and pubs a great base. The owners were...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We came to the shepherds purse and stayed in room 5 for 2 nights. We arrived very late but that was no issue in terms of access. No fuss and no bother. Beautiful room and a very comfortable bed. Would highly recommend and we would definitely stay again.

Thank Donna-Darrel
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We were five couples mid forties upwards on a weekend trip to Whitby sampling the food and drink that this quaint place has on offer. We booked five of the six rooms in the shepherds purse which was a master stroke as we enjoyed each others company throughout the whole weekend as all the rooms led out to or overlooked...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Accommodation in the heart of the Old Town, situated on Whitby's popular East side. Nestled below the roof tops of Church Street is our hidden garden, with galleried court yard accommodation and pretty bedrooms decorated with stripped pine furniture and lacy curtains, four posters and brass bed steads. Private balconies and china cups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shepherd's Purse

Address: The Old Workshops Sanders Yard Church Street | Whitby, North Yorkshire, Whitby YO22 4DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Whitby
Price Range: €59 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shepherd's Purse 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Shepherd`s Purse Hotel Whitby
Shepherds Purse Hotel Whitby
The Shepherd's Purse Whitby, England
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Whitby
#9 Romantic Hotel in Whitby
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“Room 3 has a balcony you could sit out on overlooking a small courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles azcrossley5, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms looked lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles Pickles8692, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 private balcony, jacuzzi bath”
 of 5 bubbles seasea2014, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“room 1 has both bath and shower”
 of 5 bubbles C9021YSjoannes, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to book room 5 with the Jacuzzi”
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