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2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

1 bathroom

Modern Industrial @ Golden Lion Apartments

in Whitby

4.29

(78 Reviews)

Brand new for Summer 2021, Modern Industrial is a recently refurbished one bedroom apartment. Finished to the highest standard, the apartment has a cool and effortless look throughout. Located in the centre of Whitby with everything right on the doorstep, this striking apartment has it all. Sleeping two guests, Modern Industrial is perfect for couples or friends looking for a seaside holiday with an edgy twist.

Trip Details

The Space
Modern Industrial has an open plan living space. Comprising the kitchen, living and dining space, this room is perfect for unwinding with your loved one. There is a noticeable industrial style with the exposed brick feature wall, black metal accents and distressed wood.

The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances so every care has been taken to ensure you have everything you need to make the most of your self-catering stay. Ultra modern with minimal fuss, the kitchen has matte, dark grey cabinets and matching marble style worktops. The dining area includes a breakfast style bar and two bar stools. The living area boasts a large flat screen TV, velvet sofa and leather accent chair.

Head to the bedroom and you’ll find a comfortable king size bed with plush bedding and premium bed linens. Exposed bricks create a statement wall which is then complemented perfectly with hanging metal bedside lamps and an industrial style clothes rail. The en-suite bathroom features a walk in shower, WC and basin.

Golden Lion Apartments is home to three separate apartments with a maximum capacity of 8. If you are looking for a stay for a large group, there are often opportunities to rent all three apartments together. Please send us an email with your preferred dates for availability and prices.

Home Truths:
- The apartment is located in the centre of Whitby and is therefore subjected to seagulls noise.
- The apartment is opposite a pub and there can be noise, especially on the weekends.
- The building has a number of floors and the stairs can be tight. Please note Modern Industrial is located on the second floor. The apartment therefore may not be suitable for those less physically able.

Neighborhood
Golden Lion Apartments are located in Whitby town centre so you’ll be perfectly situated to explore the many restaurants, cafes and shops on the doorstep.

Nestled on the West Cliff, you’ll find fun arcades and you’ll be able to sample the catch of the day in one of Whitby’s famous fish restaurants which line Pier Road. The Blue Flag West Cliff beach and promenade is just a short 5-minute walk from the property so you can really make the most of your coastal escape.

The other side of Whitby is full of narrow, medieval streets dotted with boutiques and pubs. Climb the famous 199 steps up to the Church of Saint Mary. You can also discover the renowned ruined Whitby Abbey, which was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s gothic novel ‘Dracula’.

Step outside of Whitby and you’ll uncover a haven of woodland and moorland. Whitby forms part of the North York Moors National Park so it’s the perfect place for long walks.

Getting Around
Golden Lion Apartments are located in the centre of Whitby so the town can easily be explored on foot.

Whitby train station is just a short 5-minute walk away so villages and towns along the North Yorkshire coast can easily be reached via rail. There’s also a taxi rank in close proximity to the train station.

There are plenty of bus routes throughout Whitby. Hop on the X4 and you can visit beautiful coastal villages like Sandsend, Runswick Bay and Staithes. The X93 travels along the coast to Scarborough. The 95 route features plenty of quaint villages, such as Grosmont and Lealholm.

  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Bed linens
  • Coffee maker
  • Laptop friendly workspace
  • Dishes and silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Family/kid friendly
  • Hangers
  • Hair dryer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pets allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Stove
  • Suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • Suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Town
  • Washer
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Cookware
  • Enhanced cleaning practices
  • Essentials
  • High touch surfaces disinfected
  • Free parking on street
  • Wireless Internet
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Near Ocean

Guests have access to the full apartment. The keys to the property are accessed via a secure key safe and full details will be provided shortly before your arrival date.

We provide a parking scratch card for your stay which gives you free parking in the W zones in Whitby. Additional free parking can be found nearby, and full details will be sent to you before check in.

Please note the apartment is on the second floor of the building so may not be suitable for those less physically able.

Check-in: 15:00

Checkout: 10:00

From the guestbook

4.29

(78 Reviews)

Tracey

01/07/2022

The location was very central, great view of part of the abbey from the lounge window. Lovely clean apartment. Lovely touch that there was a carton of milk in the fridge on arrival.
Nothing could have been better.

Debra

25/06/2022

Superb

Dave

20/06/2022

very nice and had everything ya needed and good location to all amenities
nothing really

Margaret

17/06/2022

Very good

Steve

13/06/2022

This is a really cool modern apartment right I. The heart of Whitby and down at harbour level not up on the cliff like many apartments. It was a really enjoyable stay, I just with I was there on holiday and not just passing through for work

John

13/06/2022

Superb

Lisa

13/06/2022

Good

Nils

10/06/2022

Nice stay in the center of Whitby

Brian

07/06/2022

had trouble with code in door had to phone for help an employee was at other apartment and managed after several attempts to get us in.

John

06/06/2022

no hot water so unable to shower had to leave on the Sunday to get shower at home only a 2 day break poor

Andrew

01/06/2022

Exceptional

Sean

01/06/2022

Superb

Robert

31/05/2022

Superb location
Stairs, didn't mind the amount just very narrow to carry luggage and climb at same time.

Simon

27/05/2022

Great place to stay, couldn’t be any better location wise. Comfy bed and plenty of amenities.

Had a fab 4 nights

Kevin

23/05/2022

The outer door to all the apartments was a code access. The lock on the inside of the door is a Yale type lock and on one occasion the people who had entered before us had dropped the latch making the code access system inoperable and we were locked out and had to spend the night in our car. The 24hr emergency number was useless as nobody got back to us until 9.04am the next morning. When I pay for 7nights, I expect to get 7 nights, not 6 and a night sleeping rough.

Dawn

22/05/2022

Location brilliant lovely and clean very comfortable.
The key pad unreliable

Emma

17/05/2022

modern , great location , clean and comfortable
The key code to the outer door was a little unclear , could do with instructions. I phoned to office for assistance, who were brilliant in helping me?

Stuart

11/05/2022

Superb

Karen

08/05/2022

The apartment was very well appointed and comfortable - couldnt have asked for more.
Fabulous location.
No complaints at all - excellent property.

Ryan

03/05/2022

The apartment is great, looks exactly like the photos and is perfect for a stay in Whitby. It is nice to be able to see the swing Bridge out of the windows and the location couldn't be any better!

Paul

03/05/2022

Great view from room. Very good customer care in terms of extras e.g. milk provided, coffee pods provided etc. Even better were the parking permits provided.
Bed was slightly uncomfortable. Location of the flat was very central but next to pub so came back on first night to find two drunks outside the door with one having urinated in the corner. They did apologise though ....

Louise

01/05/2022

Passable

June

30/04/2022

The location and set up was lovely.
It was clean and was set up with everything you needed.v
The stairs we did not realise how narrow the stairs And how steep. As our age range was 66 to 74 but managed. X

Michael

25/04/2022

Superb

David

24/04/2022

location was perfect

Kelsey

18/04/2022

Great location, clean and stylish

Achille

07/04/2022

Superb

Maria

06/04/2022

Excellent location. Alot of stairs to apartment - not clear in the information.
Beds uncomfortable. Too hard.

Lynne

05/04/2022

great little apartment, in a good location
n/a

Joanne

03/04/2022

Excellent location right in the heart of Whitby town fantastic views of the river. Clean and modern apartment with all the facilities you need for self catering. Rooms are a decent size with underfloor heating. Welcome pack with all the instructions for all the appliances. Good size bathroom with modern suite. Comfy clean bedroom. Great communication via text/email regarding our stay. Pets welcome ?? We have been visting Whitby for several years and have stayed in the most popular hotels/b&b's and the Golden Lion is by far the best we have ever stayed in. Definitely 5 stars ????????
Lack of wardrobe space, only 6 clothes/coat hooks ( 3 in the bedroom and 3 in hallway), Bedroom consists of bed, 2 bedside tables and chest of draws (3 draws). Its understandable that you can't' fit a wardrobe in but the bedroom would benefit from the removal of the hooks in the bedroom and replaced with a wall mounted clothes rail.

Amy

28/03/2022

Perfect location, right in the centre, 1 min walk to the harbour and 5 min walk to the beach. Stunning apartment with everything you could possibly need. Beautifully decorated. Amazing shower.

Samuel

16/03/2022

Very comfortable in all respects. The kitchen is great, with enough equipment to actually use it and cook meals. Great shower!
We struggled to get in on our first night, and had to call a couple of people for help. The door has an electronic lock with a display which says “show card” on it. In order to access the keypad to enter the code you do not need to show a card, but just cover the card reader with your palm. This was a little confusing, and could have been made clearer.

Emily

13/03/2022

Small but perfect accommodation in a great location, would definitely stay here again

John

07/03/2022

Exceptional

Jennie

06/03/2022

Very nice little apartment, really clean and in a very convenient location.

Only downside was noise, the noise from the flat above was really loud, sounded like a heard of elephants doing aerobics and unfortunately our fellow guests seemed to be awake all night. The floors above must be hard floors and there are roller doors and the toilet makes a noise like someone is drilling through the ceiling when it is flushed. I'm pregnant and tired a lot so it was maybe a bad choice for us, but if you were in town to stay out late drinking and then sleep like the dead then it would be a perfect choice!

Sharon

04/03/2022

in the middle of where we wanted to be , so good
heating dodgy get one thermostat to work then the other didn’t . so one room ok the other cold

Katie

24/02/2022

The modern spec of the apartment. Any queries were sorted out very quickly. Central town position with view of the harbour and lovely at night when lit up.

Juliet

18/02/2022

Modern décor and a spectacular view of the Whitby swing bridge.
3 flights of tight turning stairs making it tricky to get luggage installed.

Matthew

16/02/2022

Central stay in Whitby. Clean and modern.

Megan

13/02/2022

Really lovely stay. It didn’t feel like anything was missing. Very noisy seagulls one morning but you can’t do much about that! Fantastic location, easy check in/out process. Price reasonable for Whitby.

Chamberlain

31/01/2022

very comfy warm and homely will be staying again

Robyn

30/01/2022

Location was brilliant and the free parking was good. Very easy access and keyless which was even better!
The bed was extremely uncomfortable which put such a downer on our stay and we couldn’t wait to get back to our own! Which is such a shame because the location and place was beautiful. Could of done with spare pillows and a blanket. It was quite noisy, but I do not think it would have kept us up if the bed was comfortable as we would have probably slept through it.

Nicola

27/01/2022

Superb

Mikes

16/01/2022

good location nice apartment

Paul

04/01/2022

Superb

Shirley

12/12/2021

Superb

Chris

06/12/2021

Fantastic location in the very centre of Whitby overlooking the river. Great apartment for a couple, with all mod cons.

Ryan

06/12/2021

Clean, brilliant location, warm

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Damby123

28/11/2021

The apartment was clean, tidy and very central
The heating needs looking at, the main area wasn't as warm as the bedroom.
Please advise customers that the key pads are activated by putting your hand over it. We had to ring up, not clear on instructions sent out.
The bed was a little too hard for us.

Michael

25/11/2021

Location, cleanliness,
Entrance, cold kitchen heating not working room alone not warm enough, heated towel rail not working, uncomfortable sofa.

Andrew

22/11/2021

Exceptional

Alan

21/11/2021

We enjoyed our stay this weekend. The accommodation is amazingly located right in the centre of Whitby.
The only concern was the noise of guests walking around in the apartment above. Maybe carpeting would help this.
Having said that the accommodation was superb and we would stay again !

Deborah

14/11/2021

location
couldn’t get the underfloor heating to work and the bed was very uncomfortable my partner slept on sofa most nights

Anonymous

14/11/2021

The location was amazing, close to everything. Interior was lovely and had everything you needed.
The access at the main front door is a little misleading as there’s two possible key pads, one which is metal which holds something inside and a digital one which has the word ‘card’ on it on the door. So we presumed the code was for the metal box and would get the card to gain access…but if you hold your hand up to the digital key pad it lights up with numbers.

Louise

12/11/2021

Excellent location close to everything we needed. Really good facilities.
Maybe a sign on the old door advising that it's not in use and to go to the other door.

Dean

04/11/2021

Amazing apartment right in the centre of whitby. Could not have asked for more and will definitely stay again

Sam

02/11/2021

Amazing location and a really smart and Modern apartment - would definitely visit again

Mr

02/11/2021

Perfect location! Nice lounge/kitchen area, great TV, nice bathroom with excellent shower!
Too many tight steps up to the apartment, bed & pillows too hard, heating didn't work, excessive noise from flat above, free parking miles away and all full, had to pay for harbour car park!

Jaysin

27/10/2021

Great place awesome decor, super clean and great location. Def stay again

Dylan

26/10/2021

Lovely little apartment for a dog-walking holiday

Russell

18/10/2021

Exceptional

Karen

10/10/2021

Location was brilliant
Nothing not to like except all stairs ??

Riona

24/09/2021

location, modern & clean

Joshua

20/09/2021

Superb

Ed

12/09/2021

Perfect location to start our walk around Cumberland Way.
no USB charger plug/plate for the iPhone - would have made a huge difference for us.

Steven

09/09/2021

The apartment is in a nice central location and handy for getting out and about in Whitby and beyond. The on street parking is not too far away.

In the notes there is a warning on noise. The lounge fronts on to the main street but the bedroom is at the back and is nice and quiet and so personally I did not find this an issue

Stephen

08/09/2021

Excellent Central location, very modern clean apartment with all the facilities needed. Even down to tea bags, coffee, sugar, dishwasher tablets, bleach, bin liners, coffee pods, basically too much to mention.
Nothing.

Lynne

31/08/2021

Excellent accommodation, modern, new and clean. All the facilities needed (and more!) Fantastic location, dog friendly.

Tracey

28/08/2021

Location in centre of Whitby was convenient for our short stay. Apartment facilities good and lived the decor. We used pay & display parking as the free parking was further away ( but at £10 for 24 hours, no issue)

James

24/08/2021

The pillows could have been better and we couldn’t get the TV to work

Jayne

24/08/2021

Disappointing

Ray

22/08/2021

Exceptional

Jackie

21/08/2021

Superb

John

20/08/2021

Fabulously appointed flat in the centre of Whitby with a great view of the swing bridge with the Abbey above too. We loved it.

Guy

19/08/2021

Superb

Kevin

18/08/2021

Good central location and although parking is an issue in Whitby free parking can be found not too far away.

Kent

11/08/2021

brilliant hosts

Zhuo

10/08/2021

Very good

Sara

06/08/2021

Very disappointng be aware the is a lot of building work going on right near the bedroom of this apartment and they wake you up at 7am,along with the seagulls, the flat has a rental management company Host & Stay North Yorkshire, we only managed to stay 2 nights apparently the apartment was brand new & developed a leak whilst we were there, the rental company were not great they turned up to look at it and basically turfed us out of the apartment, then it took them all day to get back to us to tell us that we had to leave as they were switching the water off. They found us a replacement place which they stated was 30-40 minutes away from whitby which was actually 45 minutes away (Saltburn by The Sea) and expected us to stay there without even seeing it, we had to chase them for the picutres we were left with no choice but to move mainly because they got in touch with us so late. The new place was beautiful but extremely difficult to find with no accurate or clear instructions as this was also brand new, all in all a pretty stressful start to our 1 weeks holiday and for all the distruption and hassle we had they had the cheek to offer us a 25% discount if we booked another stay through them NO THANKS not the way you treat your customers. Salt burn on Sea is beautiful and has a beautiful beach we would definately stay in that area again and the apartment there but sadly wouldnt want go throught this managment company even with 25% off!.

Bibianna

03/08/2021

Our stay in the Golden Lion Apartments was incredibly disappointing and we left feeling like we had wasted £300 a night on accommodation that was very overpriced.
We stayed in the Modern Industrial apartment, which they have done a great job at attempting to make very nice, but the apartment has many flaws and it didn’t feel like it was ready yet for guests.
The water in the shower does not go down the drain whilst you are showering, so you’re standing in a pool of water the entire time you shower.
The floors are paper thin, we were kept awake every night by the people staying above us, we could hear their full conversations and every footstep would shake our ceiling.
The ceiling lights in the apartment between the bedroom and the lounge room are on a sensor, with no switch, so if you’re staying in the apartment with a dog like we were, every time you’re dog moves around during in the night the bright lights turn on. They also sometimes turned on when the people in the apartment upstairs would walk, the vibrations would trigger the light.
The flat screen television in the apartment didn’t work, it didn’t appear to have been set up properly and the remote didn’t work for the tv. They had someone come over to try and fix it but it still didn’t work. The television screen was also smashed in the corner which looked like it may have happened when it was installed.
The bedroom is also overlooked by properties behind, so if you have the blinds open people can see straight in. Including workman currently on the scaffold next door. So you have to keep the black out blinds closed and have no natural light. Some sheet curtains over the black out blinds to keep closed during the day would provide some privacy.
The apartment was generally very dusty with residue from the recent building works, all the indoor plastic plants still had tags on them like it had all been finished very rushed.

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