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    The Shepherd's Purse

    The Old Workshops Sanders Yard Church Street | Whitby, North Yorkshire, Whitby YO22 4DU, England
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    “four poster bed” (26 reviews)
    “brass bed” (10 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Private Balcony
    Rooftop Bar
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Absolutely cosy! Really enjoyed our relaxing stay. Felt safe and comfortable throughout our stay. Room was immaculate and we were provided with plenty of tea and coffee. We stayed in room 5 which was really quite romantic. Would definitely visit again.

    Thank Sami S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed in the dove loft for one night between Xmas and new year. We will now not stay anywhere else in whitby. This place is a hidden treasure. Recommend the dove loft 100%. The defo was classic vintage and I didn't want to leave the...More

    Thank Charlie0610
    Response from ShepherdsPurse, Owner at The Shepherd's PurseResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for visiting Charlotte, we look forward to welcoming back to the Shepherd’s Purse in the future.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Decided at last minute to visit whitby, found this wonderful place to stay, very comfortable, well positioned and quiet. Would recommend this gem as a definite must see. First visit but it will not be our last

    Thank ryderpaul35
    Response from ShepherdsPurse, Owner at The Shepherd's PurseResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you! See you again in the future.

    Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

    A little tricky to find (check in advance) but located in a fantastic hidden courtyard just off the main street. Well maintained with pretty decor. Nice and quiet and staff are very friendly (and honest! The lovely lady chased us right down the street as...More

    Thank kerryn863
    Response from ShepherdsPurse, Owner at The Shepherd's PurseResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you! We could never let you leave without your Purse!! Even if you were hard to catch up 😆

    Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

    Loved our stay for two nights. Perfect location. Lovely touches in room with toiletries. Coffee and tea making facilities with biscuits and filter coffee. Definitely recommend the place really enjoyed staying here.

    Thank tpw11
    Response from TheShepherdsPurse95, Owner at The Shepherd's PurseResponded 12 November 2017

    We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for leaving a lovely review. Regards Michelle, Sophie & Kim

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • US$69 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Whitby
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Whitby
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Shepherds Purse Hotel Whitby ,
    • The Shepherd's Purse Whitby, England
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    Diane F
    19 March 2017|
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    Response from Katie B | Reviewed this property |
    You would need to direct this question to the shepherds purse. I am just a guest sorry
    Stuart W
    20 November 2016|
    Response from ShepherdsPurse | Property representative |
    Sorry we are fully booked that weekend. hope you find something. yours sin kim
    25 May 2016|
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    Response from TheShepherdsPurse95 | Property representative |
    I'm sorry we don't serve breakfast as we are so close to The Cafe next door . They serve a fantastic breakfast for £5.95
    Room Tips
    "only stayed in room one but quiet and comfortable, the location is excellent"
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    "Top floor with extra space is lovely"
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    "Make sure you check room size before booking"
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    "Room 5 with the balcony seating area"
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