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The Getaway

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1008068)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Long walks, lovely food and wine beautiful apartment.”

    - Mr Rodgers, June 2021

The property

Ideal for families seeking a exciting coastal getaway, The Getaway is a superb first-floor apartment located in the iconic Metropole Towers building, which stands on the West Cliff area of the bustling seaside town of Whitby.

The apartment offers bright and airy rooms with contemporary furnishing throughout, and is a stylish base to come back to where you can rest your sandy feet after chilling out on the beach.

Ideal for guests with limited mobility, the apartment can be accessed by a lift or up the old grand staircase.

Entering into the apartment, you are welcomed into a cheerful open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting area, which is presented with wonderful high windows, a chandelier light, ample seating for all the family, a selection of books, games, a TV, and a warming electric fire for a homely ambiance.

The pleasing contemporary kitchen area is well-equipped, and provides an electric oven, ceramic hobs, a fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, a washing machine for all your utility needs, and contemporary dining seating for four.

The apartment offers two bedrooms where you can relax and unwind after returning from your adventures, including a well-decorated double bedroom with large wardrobe space, and one triple bunk room with delightful coastal themed decor and additional ample storage space.

Completing the apartment is a sleek shower-room, which includes a walk-in shower, WC, hand basin, and a heated towel rail.

It's no wonder as to why Whitby makes for one of the most favoured UK holiday destinations: a leisurely stroll from the property will take you to all of Whitby's excellent amenities, including a wide selection of restaurants, cafés, pubs, and shops to choose from, as well as a glorious sandy beach, a stunning harbour, and a variety of historic attractions connected to the town's fascinating past, including the Captain Cook memorial museum, the Dracula Experience, and the atmospheric monastic ruins of Whitby Abbey, reached by the famous 199 steps.

Perfect for the summer months, why not take an open-bus tour around the town, or step on board one of Whitby's cruising boats, which offer the incredible opportunity to go whale watching.

Whitby comes central to the spectacular North York Moors National Park and the Cleveland Heritage Coast, ideal for those seeking walking and cycling routes amongst remarkable scenery.

Perfect for making memories with the family, choose The Getaway for a thrilling seaside getaway that you will not forget!


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double and 1 x triple bunk room
  • Shower room with shower, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, washing machine, books, DVDs, TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are inc. in the rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Parking is available for guests by disc (provided in the flat) or by pay and display car park nearby
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking or vaping
  • Pub 0.5 miles, shop 0.4 miles
  • Note: Lift access is available
  • Please note: there is a bar with a function room occasionally in use below this property so some associated noise may be heard
  • Please note: the lift is currently out of order, we will keep customers updated with the repair of this, it is likely to be repaired in spring 2021
  • There is 1 flight of stairs to access the property

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About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 steps to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas