There are comprehensive lists of excellent accommodation available on the Visit Whitby and iknow Yorkshire websites, but here is a selection of favourites to help you choose:
The Autumn Leaves Guesthouse is amongst the top ten places to stay in Whitby, according to Trip Advisor. gaining 65 five star ratings. Situated just a few minutes walk from the town centre, this lovely Victorian house is maintained to the highest standards.
Shoreline Cottages For a wide range of superbly appointed cottages to suit all budgets and tastes you need look no further than Shoreline Cottages.To choose your perfect holiday accommodation just click on the link above.
The White Linen Guesthouse A Beautifully restored Georgian town house situated only 200 metres from the harbour offering lovely rooms and full english breakfast. Consistently well reviewed and strongly recommended.
Gorgeous Cottages offer a hand-picked collection of the finest luxury holiday cottages in Yorkshire. From family-friendly barn conversions on the Moors, to romantic boltholes by the sea, you can find the perfect Yorkshire holiday home for you.
The Saxon Villa Guesthouse in Fylingthorpe has been voted the fourth-best bed and breakfast in the world and the third-best bed and breakfast in the UK, by online holiday watchdog TripAdvisor. 234 visitors rated the Saxon Villa as excellent. You just can't go wrong!
Dillons is an outstanding guest house situated in the heart of the town, opposite Pannet Park. Recently voted in the top twelve B & Bs in the country by the Times travel correspondent, Dillons has beautiful rooms and superb food, what more could you wish for?
Thorpe Hall - Fylingthorpe Within walking distance of Robin Hood's Bay and just five miles south of Whitby this 17th century Manor House offers very special bed and breakfast acommodation. A grade II property with carefully restored original features including mullion windows and oak panelling, all rooms offer stunning views. You are free to relax in the magnificent drawing room or stroll in the lovely gardens.
The Wheatsheaf - Egton Popular with walkers and fishermen, who congregate cosily around the log fire in the bar, the Wheatsheaf at Egton has three elegant en suite rooms furnished in country Victorian style and serves excellent food. The Wheatsheaf was recently named runner up in the Yorkshire Traditional Pub of the Year competition and the Observer travel correspondent said that they serve the best Sunday lunch in England. We heartily agree!
Raithwaite Hall is the only five star hotel on the Yorkshire coast. Set in 80 acres of magnificent grounds, it has superbly appointed rooms, a choice of fine restaurants and a swimmimg pool and spa complex. The hotel is open to non residents and a room with three course dinner and full english breakfast can be enjoyed for as little as £80per person.
The Saxonville Hotel A classic, well appointed hotel close to the West Cliff, the Saxonville was voted "Hotel of the Year" in the Yorkshire Moors and Coast awards for 2006 and 2007. The restaurant is particularly good and very popular with local residents. The hotel has been owned by the same family for three generations and their personal attention assures the highest standards. You cannot go wrong at the Saxonville.
Netherby House - Sleights Set in extensive gardens and with panoramic views over the Esk valley, Netherby House has a string of awards for its food and accommodation. This lovingly maintained hotel is situated between the moors and the coast and is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful countryside.
Watermark Apartments A selection of beautiful modern apartments in the New Whitehall Landing development just 8 minutes walk from the town centre. Set on the second and third floors with full lift access and panoramic views, you can be sure of a really luxurious break!
Broom House Discover this peaceful haven in Egton Bridge, where country and coast combine. Awarded Trip Advisor's Travellers Choice Award in 2010 and selected as one of Britain's top 10 boltholes by the Good Hotel Guide 2011, this special North Yorkshire Guest House and Restaurant offers the perfect place to relax in luxury.