Access Statement

Lavinia House


We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our home based 7 bedroomed guest house. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help. 
We are afraid that due to the age and style of the property we are not wheelchair accessible.

All our rooms sleep two adults only, we cannot accept children and pets are not permitted.


The train station is 10 minutes walk away. If you have heavy luggage it is advisable to take a taxi. 
There is a local taxi service Telephone 01947 600606 or 600600 
We have a web site which shows where we are situated in Whitby. 
You can contact us by phone 01947 602945, Mobile 07814712920 or e-mail

Arrival &Car Parking Facilities

On arrival to the property there is on street parking by permit which you can obtain from us at the cost price of £2.00 which will allow you to park in front of the house and in the streets around us. The signs on the street will have a W in a black box and also say 3 hour disc parking. You can park for a maximum of 4 days with the permit. There are also several pay and display car parks nearby. 
We can assist guests with luggage 
The town is a few minutes walk from the guest house, as is the beach, pier and the Pavillion.

Main Entrance &Reception

There are 8 steps to the front door plus 1 step at the front door. 
There is a bell to the left of the front door which is usually open. There is also a bell to the left of the inner glass door which is self closing. 
The hallway is carpeted and there is a console table to rest on to complete the registration form which also has the tourist information on display.

Less...Public Areas - General (Internal)

From the hall on the ground floor there is another fire door which leads to 2 ground floor bedrooms and the office.              The stairs to the lower ground floor are private and for owners access only. 
The floor covering on the landings and stairs is short pile carpet. 
Iron is available on request.

Public Areas - WC

Bedrooms are en-suite and there is no public WC available.




There are 7 bedrooms, 2 on the ground floor, 2 on the first floor and 3 on the second floor. 
Ground floor bedrooms 
Both have en-suite shower rooms, television with remote control and fitted carpets. 
One has a double bed, bed height 47cm, 1 upright chairs and bedside cabinets to each side of the bed with lamps. 
The other room has a King size four poster, bed height 57cm. 2 bedside table with lamps. There is a 2 seater leather sofa and an upright chair. 
First floor bedrooms 
Both have en-suite rooms with bath and a mixer shower attachment . Television with remote control. 
One is very spacious with a super king four poster, bed height 57 cm. There are lamp tables on both sides of the bed, 2 leather reclyining chairs and 2 foot stools. 
The other room has a king size four poster bed, height 57cm, large bed side tables on both sides and 2 high backed chairs and both rooms are fitted with carpets. 
Second floor rooms. 
All have en-suite shower rooms, television with remote control, a king size beds, bed height 50cm and all 3 rooms have fitted carpets. 
2 rooms have comfortable seating areas. 
The other room is smaller and has window seats. 
Part of the ceiling slopes in 2 of the rooms near to the window.

All our rooms have tea &coffee making facilitys and hairdryers.

Bathroom, Shower-room are all en-suite.

En-suite rooms may vary in size but the majority are spacious. 
All fitted with decrotive floor covering. 
Rubber nonslip mats are provided in the en-suite rooms with a bath.

Grounds and Gardens

Although the Guest House does not have grounds, there is a public green area opposite the house. There are many seats where you can sit and enjoy the view towards the abbey, the sea and the pier.

Additional Information

A totally NO SMOKING policy exists inside Lavinia House.

Contact Information

Address:Lavinia House 
3 East Crescent, Whitby, North Yorkshire,YO21 3HD 
Telephone:01947 602945 
Mobile 07814712920 

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