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The Sandbeck, Guest House, Whitby

1 & 2 Crescent Terrace
West Cliff
North Yorkshire
YO21 3EL

01947 604012

The Sandbeck, Guest House, Whitby

Welcome to The Sandbeck


THE SANDBECK is ideally situated on Whitby's West Cliff next to the famous whale bones and only a short stroll from the harbour and spa, as well as the town centre, which has an abundance of first-rate places to eat and drink. We really are the perfect place to enjoy everything that Whitby has to offer.


Food is important to us. We not only provide a great choice from out Breakfast of World menu with ingredients sourced from quality local suppliers (Radfords the butcher and the organic pantry) but we go even further. Each morning we bake our pastries and bread rolls and we freshly squeeze oranges and apples for your guaranteed satisfaction. We provide choices that are made from totally organic ingredients and we offer a great range of teas from around the world and coffees from our Brazilia coffee machine including espresso's, cappuccino's and latte's. 


We try to make your stay that little bit special and offer arrivals packages including wine, chilled champagne, flowers, chocolates, not to mention fruit and nibbles. If you do have anything else you may require then please call and ask and we will try to deliver. We also have a spacious honesty bar/lounge offering homemade snacks and a selection of drinks, just help yourself and leave your money in the box. Wifi is available in the lounge area and many of the guest bedrooms.


Accommodation at the Sandbeck is flexible enough for everyone from groups of cyclists, walkers or golf enthusiasts to individual visitors and couples. We love couples at THE SANDBECK and many of the extras we provide are to make your holiday the little bit more special. (Please note we do not accommodate Stag or Hen Parties, sorry no pets) With 23 bedrooms, 17 with stunning sea views we can offer doubles, twins and singles, plus executive suites and a 4 posters and of course we have some family rooms. 


Of course hosts Kay and David Gallagher and their courteous staff are on hand to ensure that you enjoy your stay. They are happy to talk about your holiday plans and can offer advice on the best places to eat and visit in the area while in Whitby.



Excellent central location Superb sea views Special Romantic Arrival Packages available, including wine, champagne, flowers, chocolates and fruit Our Popular Breakfast of the World Menu with many Organic choices. Lift to upper floors Sorry no pets.



Stylish Accommodation with ensuite facilities Flat Screen TV's A great hospitality tray including Tea/coffee making facilities A spacious help yourself honesty bar/lounge with homemade snacks and a selection of drinks with newspapers, magazines and puzzles great for those occasional rainy days Wifi Free on-street parking on the streets around the hotel




How to make a booking

You can book a room at The Sandbeck using our online booking System.

or Email:


Strictly no bookings will be taken for hen/stag parties, flouting of this rule will result on arrival of your deposit being lost. However we have great facilities for walking, golfing or cycling groups please call for packages.


Please note that a reservation is a legally binding contract and on confirming the booking a non refundable deposit will be taken. We recommend you take out travel insurance in case of the need to cancel for eventualities such as illness or weather.



Double/Twin (Non Sea view): from £67

Double/Twin (Sea view): from £72

Classic Double (Sea view): from £80
Executive Double (Sea view): from £90
Single (Sea view): from £42


Rates are quoted in Pounds Sterling Rates are inclusive of VAT at the current rate of 20%.

Click here to for our Price list and booking terms and conditions


Arrivals Packages

The Sandbeck offers a variety of arrivals packages from Champagne, Wine, Flowers, Chocolates, Flowers, Fruit etc.

For a full listing click here

For a Sandbeck ebrochure that can be printed or saved

Sandbeck eBrochure click here



Guest Services

Whitby is often voted as one of the UK's favourite resorts and offers a wide range of attractions and events. Whatever it is you like to do, Whitby will have something to cater for your needs and wishes - historical sights, shopping, eating out, or natural beauty and of course The Sandbeck is the perfect place to stay.


With so much going on, planning a trip can sometimes be very time-consuming so let us make things easier for you. We offer advice on where to dine during your stay or what to do.


Your Questions Answered

I have a special requirement, where can I tell you about this?

Please email and state your requirement and we will reply back with confirmation.


Can I upgrade my room on arrival to the hotel?
Yes. Subject to availability. There will be an additional charge based on the going rate.


Can I cancel a reservation online?

Yes. Please see our "Tariff and booking terms and conditions" in the reservations section


Can children stay at The Sandbeck?
Yes, we do have family rooms and can add an extra bed or a cot in the any of our double or twin rooms please let us know your requirement when making your booking.


Can dogs stay at The Sandbeck?
The Sandbeck does not offer rooms to guests wishing to travel with their four legged friends!


Where are you located?
The Sandbeck is located on the West Cliff area of Whitby in a central location overlooking the harbour and beach. The Sandbeck has a prime location for restaurants and attractions. 


Do you have a car park?
We do not have a car park but parking is free around the streets of the West Cliff and there is a pay and display 40 metres from the hotel £5 for 24 hours and free in winter (Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb).


How far is the hotel from the Airports?
Leeds Bradford International - 120 mins by road
Durham Tees Valley International - 60 mins by road


How far is the hotel from Train Stations?
Whitby Station - 3mins by taxi or 10mins walk. Taxi will cost between £5 and £7
Scarborough Station - 35mins by Taxi. Taxi will cost around £30


How long will it take to walk to?
The Shops...2 minutes
The Spa...3 minutes
The Harbour...3 minutes
The Beach...3 minutes


Do you have a luggage store?
Yes. We are more than happy to store your luggage if you are arriving early and again on departure.


What time can I check in and out?
Check in is at 2pm and check out by 10.30am. It is often possible to check in earlier and we will try to make your room ready for you as soon after you arrive if it is possible. We are happy to store luggage both before you check in if arriving early or after you check out.



Our rooms

The Sandbeck in Whitby has 23 well furnished, bright and clean hotel bedrooms, of which 17 have sea views.


At the Sandbeck, Whitby size doesn't matter. Even in our most intimate rooms you get a traditional double bed with plenty of space to move around and a lot of contemporary flair and personality. Of course if you feel romantic we can offer rooms with stunning views and bags of space too, and with a choice of double or twin beds.


All our executive Rooms are large, colourful, relaxing and well styled. They come with ensuite bathrooms that have showers over the bath or with ensuite shower room. Our classic sea view rooms are very popular with guests ranging from rooms with big Victorian bay windows to corner rooms and some with kingsize beds.


We are proud that all our rooms are clean and include luxury pillows with beautiful clean 100% cotton sheets, so soft you won't want to get up in the morning.


Whilst most of our rooms are set up as double or twin they can accommodate an additional bed for a child or another adult. We also have a family room that caters for families of four, please ask for details.


To book use our online booking system or call reservations on 01947 604012 alternatively email




Double/Twin Non Sea View

Double/Twin Sea View
Classic Double Sea View
Executive Double/Twin Sea view
Single Sea view



Arrival Packages

"We aim to make your stay as enjoyable as possible" To this end we offer a number of packages to surprise your loved one or to simply start your weekend Break or Holiday with style.


Add a dash of luxury and choose any one or a combination of the items below:

The bed strewn with Rose Petals (£8)
A bottle of Red Wine in your room on arrival (£12)
A chilled bottle of White (£12)
A chilled bottle of Rose wine (£12)
A Chilled ½ Bottle of Lanson Black Label Champagne (£22)
A Full Bottle of De Castellane Brut Champagne (from the Laurent Perrier Stable) (£35)
A Chilled Full Bottle of Thomas Mitchell Brut Sparkling Wine (£15)
A beautiful bouquet of flowers (£20)
Luxury Box of Chocolates (£10)
A bowl of Fruit (£10)
Strawberries and Chocolates (£10)
A selection of nibbles (to complement your wine) (£10)
A dozen red roses (about £40 but price is seasonal)
Chef's homemade Yorkshire Picnic for two including wine(£30)


For a full listing to print out click here

The Sandbeck, Guest House, Whitby
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