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Marina Apartment

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015243)


Very good

Sykes rating


  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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19 Customer Reviews

  • "This is a lovely comfortable apartment ."

    Easy ,flat walk into the town centre. Absolutely nothing negative to say .

    Reviewed by DanielDec 2021

  • "Really lovely clean, spacious and comfortable apartment."

    Just 10 minutes walk into whitby and the parking space was very handy too as the car didn't move. We had a great stay and will be back.

    Reviewed by NaomiNov 2021

  • "Shower was brilliant but needs a shower mat and a grab rail on wall as I am disabled this would have been a great help."

    Parking right out side was great but the bushes next to the bay need cutting back more this is not picky I have a bush at home and I have to keep that pruned back as it impacts and the space .The beds were comfy and all the appliances were fantastic and the view was superb and the lift a great asset

    Reviewed by MarieOct 2021

  • "A great apartment in a good location."

    Good communication from the owner. Dedicated car park space was a big advantage. We'd love to rent the property again in the future.

    Reviewed by JeffSep 2021

  • "Sizeable, two-bedroomed, top floor marina apartment, over-looking River Esk."

    The Abbey is visible from the front bedroom window to the extreme right. Located within 10 min walk of central Whitby, location is quiet and relaxed. Accessible via stairs AND lift and with an outside designated parking space. We thought the location ideal for exploring Whitby and served as a luxurious base during our stay. If returning to the town, we would definitely book this again.

    Reviewed by LeighAug 2021

  • "Really enjoyed the accommodation - excellent view, clean and accurately described."

    Would have been useful to have accurate details regarding parking, safe key code prior to arrival as this was not communicated in the booking confirmation. Difficult when travelling from afar with young children and needing to get into accommodation asap. Had to ring Sykes. WiFi code also had changed. Information just needs updating. Property was very good and very clean. We enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by CherylJul 2021

  • "The apartment would have scored top marks if it was clean."

    Unfortunately this was not the case during my stay. Floors, internal doors, skirting boards and furniture were filthy, not to mention the bathroom sink! Not the start to a holiday that anyone wants. On alerting the owner and Sykes of the problem and providing photographic evidence of the filth, no attempt was made to rectify or redress my inconvenience. It seems that Sykes have no interest once your money has been taken and the owner disinterested in resolving my complaint. Go with a plentiful supply of cleaning products!

    Reviewed by JennieJul 2021

  • "The accommodation was as expected and comfortable however the total lack of information regarding entry to flat was unacceptable."

    When we arrived there was no information as to which key box was for our flat. It turned out to be the one labelled XIII for flat 6! The details stated that there was a lift but there was no sign of one in our block. The lift is in the ajoining block and then there is an outside corridor on each floor joining the 2 blocks which we finally discovered ourselves. The key to our block also opened the ajoining block but again we had to discover this for ourselves. The parking for our block was labelled underneath and again the key opened this. However there was no space labelled for flat 6. We entered the flat and looked around for information but there wasn't any obvious (we later found a folder in a drawer under the TV with information on the dishwasher and dvd player and out of date information on the wifi). In the end we had to phone sykes who had to phone the owner to find out where we were to park. All of this information should have been given to us along with the key number. The last thing anyone wants after a long journey is to have these problems. I feel entry to the flat, parking and access to lift are ALL very important and this should be dealt with so that other customers don't have to have the same hassle.

    Reviewed by ChristineJul 2021

  • "The apartment is well situated in a quiet location and only a 10 minute walk into town."

    The apartment was clean and comfortable. You can see the sea from the flat, but only distantly. However, it was great fun to be able to see the steam railway and slipway from our window. We also enjoyed the fantastic sunset views over the river and town.

    Reviewed by PhillipaJun 2021

  • "Customer care was rubbish,having telephoned twice when we arrived as there wasn't a parking space for us."

    We were fobbed off,eventually seeing a cleaner who showed us the small overgrown space to park our car.My husband got a cut on his arm and scratches on the car from the overgrown bushes.He had to cut back the bushes by hand.There was building work at a nearby boat yard,so apart from Sunday loud banging and machinery from early morning,we came home early.

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2021

  • "Clean and modern apartment with amazing views of the Abbey and harbour, and within a 10 minute walk from the centre of Whitby, but in a really quiet location."

    We had a brilliant few days. The apartment was clean and had all necessary facilities. I highly recommend this apartment.

    Reviewed by RichardApr 2021

  • "Lovely apartment - very comfortable and ideally located overlooking the river within easy walking distance of town."

    Reviewed by RogerOct 2020

  • "This was our second visit to this accommodation so we knew what to expect based on our visit last year."

    However this year has of course been blighted by the covid epidemic but the cleanliness of the apartment and the preparations that were made for our holiday did indeed exceed our expectations. The facilities were excellent and we wanted for nothing. We felt valued as guests.

    Reviewed by ValerieOct 2020

  • "The apartment was exactly as advertised, clean and smart ."

    The living room window was a little hard to open , we had an excellent stay

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2020

  • "Great location for walking into the beach."

    Comfortable flat with good facilities. Good WiFi signal! Easy check in. We’d stay again!

    Reviewed by NaomiAug 2020

  • "This is a beautifully decorated and equipped apartment with all the facilities and comfort one could hope for."

    It is very conveniently positioned for walking into town and it has wonderful views.

    Reviewed by ValerieOct 2019

  • "Lovely appartment had everything we needed,a short walk to the centre."

    Reviewed by AngelaSep 2019

  • "Apartment was lovely, great location."

    Perfect bolt hole for a weekend by the sea. Only down fall was the shower, quite temperamental at times, it’s was either boiling hot or freezing cold.

    Reviewed by JennySep 2019

  • "We had a lovely holiday in the Marina apartment."

    The view over Whitby is gorgeous and our little one loved watching the steam train each morning. The flat was clean and tidy, it had everything we needed for our small family for a comfortable stay. It is an easy walk into town and a great location for exploring the area. The owner was friendly and responsive. I happily recommend it!

    Reviewed by RosalynSep 2019

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The property

Found in the traditional seaside town of Whitby, is this splendid third floor apartment, located just a few minutes’ walk from the centre and overlooking the River Esk that splits the town in two halves.

With its modern décor and bright rooms, this apartment is a delight to stay in, and with two bedrooms it is a great size for a small family, or a holiday with friends, with lift access as well for those less able to manage the stairs.

After coming through the front door, take off your sandy shoes, and sink into the sofa in the open-plan living space for a well-earned rest, while your other half sets about getting your evening meal prepared for a quiet night with picturesque views of the harbour below at sunset.

Moving to the other side of the apartment, you’ll see the fantastic king-size for you to snuggle up in later on, with a wardrobe there for you to hang up your things and make yourself at home, while the twin room down the hall has two single beds, ideal for the kids or extra friends.

The well-sized bathroom contains a walk in shower.

The property comes with an off-road parking space for one car, and access to the third floor is via the stairs or a lift, so it can be suitable for those with any range of mobility.

There is a diverse range of activities and attractions in Whitby, with the obvious choice being a trip to the beach, as Whitby is home to some of UKs best beaches, with Whitby Beach being about one mile walk from the apartment and why not carry on up the sandy shore all the way to Sandsend for a relaxing beach stroll.

Recently named Britain’s most romantic ruin, is Whitby Abbey, set on a cliff overlooking the town, holding over 2,000 years of history in its stone walls, home of saints, a king’s burial place and the inspiration for Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, this abbey is a must see for those interested in English heritage.

The town is surrounded by the North York Moors and is a haven for walkers with plenty of signposted and maintained routes available for those visiting, with opportunities to hire bikes or explore via horse-back riding as well so there is surely something to suit everyone.

Great for exploring the North Yorkshire coast, this apartment will be an excellent home-away-from-home to enjoy with your loved ones as you get to know the scenic town of Whitby.


  • Third floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, washing machine, Smart TV and a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking available for one car
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles
  • Pub 0.6 miles
  • Note: Third floor accessed via lift or stairs. Note Check in time is 4pm and check out is 9:30am

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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
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