Holiday home The Bolthole is a beautiful ground floor garden apartment is set in a Grade II listed Georgian property, in the heart of the seaside town of Whitby and can sleep two people. This apartment has a king-size double bedroom with TV and spacious dressing room off, a bathroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area and an electric fire. Outside is roadside parking on a first come, first served basis five minutes' walk away or public car parks just five minutes' walk away, a communal, lawned garden to the front with furniture and a communal rear yard (steps up). The Bolthole is a wonderful holiday base for discovering Whitby.
Area Situated at the mouth of the River Esk, Whitby is an ancient fishing port steeped in history. The ruin of St Hilda's Abbey is high on Whitby's East Cliff and looks down on narrow streets and alleyways. From the old town, the parish church of St Mary, also on East Cliff, has 199 steps leading to it and the churchyard was one of the inspirations for Bram Stoker's Dracula. Other attractions in Whitby include the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Victorian Jet Works and The Dracula Experience. There are year-round events at Whitby Pavilion Complex and there is a blue flag beach and spectacular cliffs and bays to explore. Whitby is in a beautiful region and offers visitors a great deal of variety for a memorable holiday any time of year.
Region The North York Moors National Park covers 554 square miles, with landscape ranging from heather-clad moorland and deep secluded dales, to the cliffs and coves of the magnificent coastline making it a haven for walkers.
Amenities Gas central heating with electric fire. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV with Freeview, Wifi DVD, radio, iPod dock, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking on first come, first served basis 5 mins walk or public car parks 5 mins walk. Communal, lawned garden to front with furniture and communal rear yard (steps up). Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop, pub and beach 5 mins walk. Note: Max 2 people including infants.
I was just unhappy about with the C19 that there was no toilet paper, maybe they forgot that was the only issue
Mr Dunn, September 2020
Advised as luxurious but did not really meet the description, comfortable yes.. Certain elements needed looking at: 3 lamps missing in lounge:2 lamps missing in bedroom: bedside lights not completely working :toaster not emptied :drain outside front door blocked creating a puddle . However, location excellent for all amenities,with the proviso
of the parking to unload your luggage. If you come by train or bus then no problem.
Mr Sullivan, September 2020
Lovely accommodation and in a great location for access to Whitby..
Mr Ryder, August 2020
Local parking was a nightmare, but local authority did £8 a day through tourist information at the marina car park.. It's valid in other council car parks also from staines to Filey.
Mr Dean, August 2020
The Bolthole, Whitby is located within walking distance of the railway station, and the rest of Whitby.. We travelled by train so that was important. The Bolthole was surprisingly spacious and comfortable, and the sun shone through the large sitting room window so it didn’t feel like a basement.
Mrs Baczynski, September 2019
Absolutely loved the location , so close to everything.. Some might find the parking and loading/unloading a problem but we were fine. Slight smell and noisy plumbing in the bathroom but it is an old property and a basement at that. We really appreciated the spacious, quiet apartment at the end of a busy day exploring all the wonderful things that Whitby has to offer. A bottle of wine and tea and coffee were provided as a lovely welcome touch.
The property is described as luxury, however a few things were missing that I would expect in a luxury property.. A cafetierre
A TV that works and is not affected by bad weather
A dish washer
Enough toilet roll for the duration of the holiday
A welcome pack with a few bits of local produce including milk
Also the instructions for car parking need to be improved
Really good location close to St Hilda’s on the lower level.. Excellent for the bus station. The only let down was that there was no WiFi I think this would make a big difference in booking an apartment.
Excellent location, good value for money and plenty to do!
Lovely, comfortable flat.. Very central. Parking can be an issue but then this is Whitby. Would definitely book again.
Very noisy toilet system.. Unable to get out to back of accommodation as door locked and no key . Having a key would have made it easier to unload car as we were able to park on the street at the back of the property. Also a small bottle of milk left in the fridge would have been a welcome especially for those arriving later on in the evenings . Other than that it was lovely .
Fantastic apartment, beautiful and comfortable.. Everything you could want. Thank you for making our stay in Whitby an amazing experience.
Cottage was beautiful however there was a nasty smell coming from the bathroom, we presumed the drains as it is such an old building.. However as the break went on the smell became less. The TV signal was appalling, to the extent that when we got back to the accommodation after a day exploring/walking we had to listen to the radio as we couldn't get any channels on the TV. Saying that we would book again as right on the doorstep for everything in Whitby
The apartment is roomy, well furnished and very comfortable.. We hope to return.
We had a great stay at The Bolthole very close to town centre which was important :D
When we arrived it was -2c and there was no heating on, the apartment was damp and smelled musty, we took in our luggage adjusted the heating and went to Costa for a warm and a coffee.. The musty smell continued for the whole week. The tv advertised as freeview well we had ITV on the Friday and Saturday when we arrived and then nothing until the following Thursday only BBC and then nothing again on the Friday. In the summer this would not be such a big issue but in the winter with dark days and long evenings we felt at least we could watch our favourite programmes as your brochure describes ie- freeview. On our previous visit there was rear access / fire escape via a door in the bedroom this is now locked with no key and the opening casement window has been sealed up meaning there was no ventilation which contributed to the musty smell and there was no rear fire escape.
The property was spacious, spotlessly clean, excellent location and well equipped.. parking was bit of a problem but we managed eventually.
The best location if you are coming to Whitby by train .. Lovely big rooms and comfortable bed . Many steps to get in so need Good mobility. We enjoyed our stay very much .
Good central location but on a very very busy road. Five Concrete steps leading up to the ground floor accommodation, with a further nine concrete steps leading from the bedroom up to a tiny patio area at the rear of the property and a further four steps up to a gate which opens on to a road where parking was possible on a first come first serve basis. No drop off or pick up at the front of property. Would not recommend this property for someone with mobility problems.
Mrs Mcdonnell, August 2017
We had a great time, loved the flat, loved Whitby.. Would definitely come again.
Mr Breese, October 2016
Parking in Whitby is a nightmare and visitors need to be warned of this! Also, we were told where to stop to unload our car - there was no parking outside the property - but no directions of how to get to either of the two streets recommended for on street parking. A map showing the streets would be helpful, and also being told there is a convoluted one way system! The street we needed was behind our property, but was really difficult to access initially.
Other than that, we had a very restful time.
Luxurious apartment so close to amenities. Very clean and very comfortable, will be back very soon!
Mrs Lawn, September 2016
Luxurious apartment so close to amenities.. Very clean and very comfortable, will be back very soon!
The apartment is large and very well set out. It is very comfortable and a pleasure to get back to after a day out. It is also ideally situated near to all local amenities and car parking.
Mr Crean, July 2016
The apartment is large and very well set out.. It is very comfortable and a pleasure to get back to after a day out. It is also ideally situated near to all local amenities and car parking.
The Bolthole was comfortable, spacious and centrally located in Whitby.
Mrs Dorman, October 2015
The Bolthole was comfortable, spacious and centrally located in Whitby..
The flat was very close to all amenities, very handy to bus, train stations, shops and only two minutes walk from the harbour. We had a lovely holiday, the flat was furnished to a very high standard with everything matching, and was spotlessly clean. A lovely flat.
Mrs Brougham, July 2015
The flat was very close to all amenities, very handy to bus, train stations, shops and only two minutes walk from the harbour.. We had a lovely holiday, the flat was furnished to a very high standard with everything matching, and was spotlessly clean. A lovely flat.
A very spacious and cosy property overall. We both enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to a friend.
Mrs McDermont, May 2015
A very spacious and cosy property overall.. We both enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to a friend.
We found everything perfect in this property. We would definitely return.
A spacious, well appointed, clean and newly decorated apartment a short walk from Whitby town centre. Highly recommended.
We found this apartment lovely cosy, good quality all round. Would definitely recommend.
We have just returned from this lovely apartment after spending a very pleasant week there. we found it both welcoming and warm, good quality furniture and fittings, it was a pleasure coming back to after a day out. I really cant believe the last reviewers were at the same place!, yes! Whitby will always have a problem with parking, its because its so popular, and if these people had done their homework they would have known this is the case wherever you stay!! we will definitely return & recommend to friends.
Mr Graham, February 2015
We found this apartment lovely & cosy, good quality all round.. Would definitely recommend.
Mr Cox, October 2014
A spacious, well appointed, clean and newly decorated apartment a short walk from Whitby town centre.. Highly recommended.
The apartment has a macerator waste system, that is not on the holiday details. We were not told until a couple of weeks before our holiday. The system is noisy and smelly! The only opening window in the apartment is in the kitchen. The road noise is clearly audible. The bed has a waterproof mattress protector that makes you really hot at night. The tenants in the flat above are up early and the floor is obviously wooden, so a lye-in is impossible.The biggest problem is parking, a good ten minutes up and down very steep hills, not for the faint hearted!
The standard throughout was excellent. The bed was so comfy. I will definitely book this property again.
Excellent accommodation, centrally located in a most enjoyable and historic town.
Mr Hudson, October 2014
The standard throughout was excellent.. The bed was so comfy. I will definitely book this property again.
Mrs Henly, April 2014
Excellent accommodation, centrally located in a most enjoyable and historic town..
The accommodation was very good and cosy.
This was a lovely place to stay. So close to everything, and really quite.
Mr Gotch, April 2014
The accommodation was very good and cosy..
Mr Howe, September 2013
This was a lovely place to stay.. So close to everything, and really quite.
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