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The Shepherd's Purse

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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... More 

Thank eap92
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 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... More 

Thank bikerfish1
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 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
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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... More 

Thank barnsley12
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights and loved it. The location is perfect. Due to the rooms being set back off of the main street through an archway and courtyard you really can't hear a thing. And then within 30 seconds of leaving your room you are back in the main pedestrian area of Church St. Perfect. Check in with Kim... More 

Thank AllisonCB
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fabulous place to stay. Immaculate and very tastefully decorated. Welcoming staff, can't wait o stay again in fact got home and booked again for February xxx Well hidden from the main street but easy access to the delighted Whitby. Will be our first port of call whenever we visitcWhitby. The hidden garden and little touches that are found continuosly are... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Came to Whitby for the day with my wife and decided to stay overnight at the last minute. After a quick visit on late rooms we found this little gem. We didn't book through late rooms as the phone signal was poor so we just decided to find the shepherds purse and see if they had any rooms free. On... More 

Thank 993Dan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely rooms, extremely friendly and accomodating staff and a perfect location too. Stayed here with my girlfriend and would definitely recommend The Shepherd's Purse to anyone thinking of staying in Whitby and will be staying here again in the not too distant future.

Thank Louis B
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Shepherds purse. I decided to book here for a little child free stay away for me amd my husband after seeing some of the photos. It was a little more expensive tham some of the other places i found. But i loved the look of it and have to... More 

Thank Kcox84
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

August weekend stay 2 nights in room 5. Good points - beautifully clean, very pretty shabby chic decor, polite & welcoming owners, great selection of teas & coffees in room, china crockery, wine glasses, corkscrew, hairdryer, jacuzzi bathtub, nice toiletries, even facecloths provided! Cute little balcony with table & chairs overlooking attractive courtyard. Probably be really cosy in winter and... More 

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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 > Whitby
Price Range: $90 - $108 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Whitby
#9 Romantic Hotel in Whitby
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“All the rooms looked lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles eap92, 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”
 of 5 bubbles Madrid_Hatter, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“we stayed at the front of building and would not recommend as main door kept slamming every time someone left or entered”
 of 5 bubbles A2670XEhelent, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
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