Good Hotel Guide Review
‘A really good find – an inn where residents come first.’ In 2020, a long-time friend of the Guide discovered this family- and dog-friendly Yorkshire village hostelry. With a pretty garden, crisp bedrooms and good pub food, the sandstone inn, with its climbing roses and colourful planters, sits in a row of cottages in pin-neat Ellerby, a mile from the sweep of Runswick Bay. ‘Immaculate housekeeping’ makes the simple, quiet bedrooms – breezy colours, modern oak furniture – perfect for a good night’s sleep after a day’s walking. Some of the shower-only bathrooms can be a squeeze, but they are modern, and all rooms have fresh milk, robes and king- or super-king-size bed. The best share a balcony overlooking the garden. Dine alfresco if the weather allows; otherwise choose the bar or restaurant. ‘Superior classic pub food’ ranges from Whitby scampi and home-made pies to sea bass or steak, and there are good vegetarian options. Owners Mark and Georgie Alderson are ‘keen to ensure you have everything you need’. A ‘lovely place to stay – and eat’. (Lynn Wildgoose)
12–14 Ryeland Lane
10. 4 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled.
bar, snug, restaurant, conservatory/lounge, garden, in-room TV (Sky), public rooms wheelchair accessible, adapted toilet.
all ages welcomed.
allowed in 3 bedrooms, garden and lounge/conservatory, not in bar or restaurant.
per room B&B single £70–£120, double £100–£150. 3-course à la carte £27.