Yha Whitby Hostel

Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby, United Kingdom, YO22 4JT  show map
 4 stars
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Yha Whitby Hostel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas


Paid parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area


Welcome drink

Snack bar

Coffee shop


Leisure/ TV room



The business Yha Whitby Hostel is a great place in a tourist area of Whitby.

The center of Whitby is about 10 minutes' walk away. The coffee shop Goathland Tea Room & Gifts is approximately 550 meters from the property.

It is less than 55 minutes by car to Durham Tees Valley airport.


Some rooms offer a stunning view of the garden. The hostel rooms come with a carpet floor and wooden furniture. Guestrooms feature access to en suite bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can use a shared kitchen.


Laundry and ironing as well as a lift and a meeting room are at guests' disposal.


A free private car park and a baggage storage will make a stay in Whitby a very pleasant one.


Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   22.

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  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop


  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Bottled water


  • Shared bathroom


  • Shared kitchen

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



  • from  3 pm


  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 


  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hostel Address:

Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby, United Kingdom, YO22 4JT

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City Center
  • Whitby
    2300 ft
Train Stations
  • Whitby Train Station
    2000 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    65 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    65 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Toilet

Yha Whitby Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • M Pybus700 ft
  • Penny Hedge700 ft
  • Purple Frog Pictures700 ft
  • Whitby Harbour and Lighthouses1000 ft
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula Experience1400 ft
  • Flowergate Gallery1700 ft
  • whitby goth weekend2300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft

Places of interest

  • St Mary's Church700 ft
  • Old Town Hall700 ft
  • Whitby Swing Bridge1000 ft
  • Whitby Fishermans Society1400 ft
  • Whale Bone Arch2000 ft

Train stations

  • Whitby Train Station1700 ft
  • Whitby Train Station1700 ft

Sport related

  • Mary Ann Hepworth Heritage Lifeboat1000 ft


  • The Sutcliffe Gallery1400 ft
  • Whitby Archives & Heritage Centre1400 ft
  • Fun City & Funlands Amusements1400 ft
  • The Dracula Trail1400 ft
  • Doodlepots1700 ft
  • Whitby Ghosts and Traditions2000 ft
  • Whitby Walks2300 ft
  • whitby folk week2700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Whitby Abbey400 ft
  • Whitby Lighthouse1400 ft
  • Whitby Castle1700 ft


  • Captain Cook Memorial Museum700 ft
  • Whitby Lifeboat Museum1400 ft
  • Museum of Victorian Science2700 ft

Local attractions

  • York Railway Station4.5 mi
    Station Rd, York
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
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    Yha Whitby Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Yha Whitby

    Average guest rating

    8.6out of 10
    Based on 117 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children

      'Wonderful place, the rooms are in the Abbey buildings and you get free tickets to visit the Abbey (worth £6 each). Also excellent buffet breakfast for only £5 each.

      Only complaint was uncomfortable bed in otherwise very nice room. Also No towels provided.

    • Family with children

      Next to Abbey . Able to park car . Staff on reception were polite & courteous

      Room felt like a room in an instituton . YHA is not a hotel & should not be described as such . Bathroom was awful , not an ensuite - designed for a patient receiving care . Ok for one night , but I would not return to YHA personally .

    • Family with children

      Faultless location anf free entry to whitby abbey

    • Single

      Excellent helpful friendly staff, stay there and you get a free ticket for Whitby Abbey lovely surroundings and plenty of places to visit.I Was there on a photography course some excellent landscape scenes harbour,Saltwick Bay ,Saltburn etc.Excellent breakfast as well. Can highly recommend .

      Some idiot left the shower running all night !

    • Family with children

      Fabulous location, very well serviced not at all noisey for a Youth Hostel, the staff were incredibly friendly and welcoming and went out of their way to help.

      Having to leave so early, although a late check out facility was available. And the single price for breakfast, even though it was possible to have varying sized meals.

    • Single

      the location is stunning and very convenient for popping into the town.

    • Family with children

      We enjoyed our overnight stay at YHA Whitby, its in a fabulous location next to the Abbey with wonderful views over Whitby, The building was full of character and renovated to a high standard with lovely peaceful gardens. The rooms were clean and comfortable with ensuite facilities.The staff were very friendly and helpful.We had a wonderful stay which unfortunatley went by too quickly

    • Family with children

      The view, The building, The history, The staff, The food, The rooms and everything else that I haven't managed to put in this review! Truly a perfect place to stay!

    • Family with children

      Just about the best location for any stay in Whitby, couldn't be any closer to the famous abbey, as it's in the grounds itself at the top of the famous 199 steps

    • Older travelers

      approachable pleasant staff. Good value accommodation

      Felt the price of evening food was a little too high

    • Family with children

      good price, excellent staff, local to all ameenities

      bunk beds!

    • Group of friends

      This was our first visit to YH. We chose Whitby YH due to it's dramatic location near the Minster and near town location. The building certaily takes some beating for its grandeur.

      Despite it being a quiet time of the year. I am not convinced that not having a person in 'Reception,' during night hours is the right way to go!

    • Group of friends


      noisy plumbing kept me awake till very late

    • Family with children

      The staff are very friendly at this yha and it is in a great location next to the abbey. You also get free entrance to the abbey included. The rooms are basic but clean and warm and my son loves sleeping in a bunk bed. There is also a lot of history with the building in which it is located and the view From the garden of whitby is fab!!!

      The only thing that lets it down a little is the breakfast. I have had better but it is good value all the same and you can choose to do your own breakfast in the kitchen if you prefer. This does not take away from the yha at all tho and would recommend it to anyone.

    • Family with children

      The staff were very friendly and the rooms were clean with on suite facilities. Handy for getting into Whitby and the Abbey. Well worth the stay.

    How to reach hostel

    hostel Yha Whitby Hostel Whitby location
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    Hostel Address:

    Abbey House, East Cliff, Whitby, United Kingdom, YO22 4JT

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Whitby
      2300 ft
    Train Stations
    • Whitby Train Station
      2000 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms: