Where To Stay In Filey, England: 10 Best Boutique Cottages & Lodgings - Updated 2022

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On the Yorkshire coast, this traditional seaside town is a must if you like the quieter side of coastal life. Imagine small stone built shops, strolling down the beach side, visiting local markets and exploring the picturesque areas surrounding Filey. If you’re nodding and smiling enthusiastically then follow our list below for where to stay on your holiday. Our list covers the top ten boutique cottage and lodging options in Filey.

Read on to find out the best places to stay in Filey, UK:

1. The Southgate B&B (from USD 127)

This seven-bedroom B&B in the quaint Filey village of Hunmanby is a renovated historic building that was once an inn. Just three miles from the center of Filey this accommodation is a fantastic choice serving up delicious breakfasts and offering a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy your trip. The rooms are large and the communal areas; such as the dining room and lounge area are well decorated. Cozy up in one of the plush leather armchairs in the lounge and prepare your next day trip into Filey central.


The Southgate B&B

Wifi Available

Address: 8 Bridlington Street, Hunmanby
Accommodates: 5

Parking Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services Heating Luggage storage

2. The White Lodge Hotel (from USD 207)

This lodge is particularly great for couples who are looking or a romantic getaway. Located on the cliffs overlooking Filey Bay, the views are fantastic and must be enjoyed whilst tasting some of the food on offer from the onsite restaurant. Using only local produce and fresh fish caught from Filey Bay itself, your tummy happy with the food, your eyes will be happy with the view, and your heart will be happy with the company. The bedrooms on offer are crisp white and elegantly furnished with free toiletries included. We particularly love the unique one-wall-papered wall in each bedroom with a nautical print.


The White Lodge Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: The Crescent
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing

3. Mansion house (from USD 110)

Another option offering fantastic sea views, but this time located 15 minutes from the central Filey, on the Filey/Scarborough border. Mansion House is the epitome of boutique accommodation. This 200-year-old building mixes unique antiques with modernity in each bedroom, so yes, you will still have a flat screen TV to watch the morning news on. The word that best describes this accommodation is ‘splendor’, everything from the theater-styled Georgian curtains to the ornate lampshade will ensure that you feel like a million dollars, living in an age of luxury.


Mansion House

Wifi Available

Address: 45 Esplanade, South Cliff
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed Bar Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box

4. Bay house (from USD 45)

Located 15 minutes to Filey central, this accommodation is also on the Filey/Scarborough border and offers a beautiful interior decorated B&B in which to stay. With deep red hues tinged with gold linings and ornate wooden furnishings, this B&B is clearly a four-star option, that pays homage to its Victorian roots. There are ten spacious rooms on offer at the site, and prices include a delicious breakfast served in the dining area.


Bay House

Wifi Available

Address: 9 Esplanade Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi

5. Four-bed cottage with sea views (from USD 444)

Looking for an accommodation that feels like a holiday home with lots of amenities? Then this is for you. Located close to Filey central this large 4-bedroom cottage has beautiful views of the sea, a shared indoor heated pool, gym, tennis courts, direct beach access, games area and WiFi throughout the property.

With all that inside, you’ll have to make time to head out and explore Filey. Our favorite thing about this property though has to be the log stove and wooden flooring which gives a true ‘cottagey’ feel to the accommodation. Great for a family holiday with children.

4-bed cottage, stunning sea views, beach/pool/wifi
Filey, England, United Kingdom
139 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic views from every room
bedrooms are all spacious bathrooms are luxurious and the upstairs en suite has amazing sea views
the small pool / games table was a huge hit with everyone
great place with lots of room lovely open space for the kids to play just outside
all beds were so comfy & having towels included is so helpful
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
it was very clean and the house is amazing
lovely clean and warm house in probably the best location on site
everything was perfect and spotless
stunning place - really spacious beautiful views clean & tidy - we will most certainly be back
Host:
great host who responds quickly
pete was extremely helpful through the whole booking process and responded quickly to any questions we had
the italian and on-site pub served great food all staff were very welcoming
pete was very responsive and the booking and checkin/checkout ran very smoothly
pete was a great host brilliant communication and everything as expected when we arrived
Location:
superb location and great accommodation
great location house and perfect sized pool on site
the location couldn’t be better
wonderful location perfect for families
beautiful house in a beautiful location
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6. Bumblebee Cottage (from 93 USD)

One of our favorites on this list, this spacious cottage on an award-winning development is just adorable. With the log fire in the lounge are and sea shells decorating the rooms, there’s a hint of outdoors indoors which we love. The bedrooms are decorated with sea blue and green colorings, with white wash furnishings throughout. There is access to an indoor pool, gym, beauty salon, tennis courts and a pub. Phew, it’s like a village in its own right! The two rooms offer one with a king-sized bed and the other with two full-size bunk beds and a single bed.

Bumblebee Cottage

Price: from 93 USD

Number of Guests: 5

7. Sea Urchin Cottage (from USD 399)

This unique open-plan living, dining, kitchen area cottage has a wonderful sea view to enjoy the sunset. A short walk to Filey beach and free use of the pool and a gym this is one place where you will want to stay for longer. Unlike the other cottages on this list, Sea Urchin Cottage is modern and contemporarily decorated with only a gentle hint to its nautical roots.

There is a top level balcony, with access from the bedroom, which catches the sun and is the perfect place to enjoy breakfast whilst watching the sea. The two large bedrooms each have ensuites and are flexible as to how they are made up; the master bedroom has a kingsize bed whilst the second bedroom can be made up as a king or two singles. There is a movable camp bed for a fifth guest.

Sea Urchins Cottage with sea view at The Bay Filey
Filey, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
30 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the leisure facilities are great and is set in a very well presented area
Cleanliness:
the house is really well appointed clean and comfortable
the property is modern and very clean
beautifully decorated and very clean house close to the beach and short drive into filey
lovely home spotlessly clean great location and superb facilities i could recommend this house enough thank you
Host:
great host and a lovely home
host was very responsive and helpful
i can’t recommend property and host highly enough
paula was always in touch and very helpful if i had any questions
this property and host is highly recommended the property was great for us being two adults and three children
Location:
perfect location for beach and exploring coastline by bike
lovely property conveniently located very close to the beach access
paula's place is in a fantastic spot on the bay complex - very close to the beach
there is great facilities close by with access to the on site pool also
excellent accommodation very clean great location ideal for the family
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8. Self-contained studio

This modern studio is in a quiet area of Filey and so is perfect for a romantic trip with lots of walking along the beach because there is no TV on site. We like this property for the attention for detail; not only do you get a welcome food pack but also bathrobes and slippers are provided upon arrival. We also love the free-standing ornate bathtub!

Unique detached guest suite in a pretty garden.
Filey, England, United Kingdom
69 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was as described including a lovely breakfast
diane was the perfect host and the breakfast welcome pack was to die for
diane provides some nice extra touches to your stay including breakfast and home made baked goods
everything as described lovely continental breakfast provided
diane was really helpful and even booked us a table at monsoon indian restaurant which was lovely
Cleanliness:
great place so clean and beautifully presented
very clean and comfortable with everything we needed
very clean with lots of lovely touches throughout the place
the studio was very clean and perfect for a holiday
the property was spotlessly clean and with so many additional touches it made it feel very homely
Host:
excellent place with a lovely host
fantastic hosts who were friendly and accommodating
hosts also very friendly and helpful:) thank you again
the hosts were welcoming and helpful and we would definitely visit again
diane was a great host
Location:
great accommodation in a really good location
close to the train station and the beach - which is stunning
i totally recommend this cute & cosy place for anyone
perfect location and a lovely comfortable place to stay in
the walk to the beach only takes about 20minutes and then a nice long flat walk either way
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9. Ebenezer Cottage

Another cottage option, this one offers a location in the heart of Filey, but still, just a 6-minute walk to the beach. This 2-up-2-down style house is comfortable and snug, with a good use of the space available. The decoration has been well thought out with the bedrooms stylishly completed and the bathroom has its own nautical theme to enjoy!

Ebenezer Cottage - Old Town Filey
Filey, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
126 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was good internet and tv connection
externally the house and the yard look quite tatty and unwelcoming but once inside it is comfortable enough
a bit shabby but kitchen well equipped
dab radio in the kitchen was a nice touch
the bathroom shone like a new penny
Cleanliness:
clean and well - appointed
very clean and great for the town
well equipped clean and comfortable
the house was clean and check in was very easy
nice clean well decorated cottage x
Host:
julie is a really helpful host
julie was extremely helpful and responded swiftly each time i contacted her
the cottage is great lovely in the center of town julie was a great host
great communication from the host throughout
Location:
nice house and good location
good location for exploring nearby area
this is a cute little cottage located in a quiet lane in the centre of filey
clear instructions and very central location for our days out walking
brilliant area very close to beach and shops
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10. Dandy Rigg Cottage

This stunning cottage can not be done justice just by the photographs alone. The decoration is completed to a very high standard and the location is excellent. If you are bringing children, there is an Xbox on site which can keep them entertained. The bedrooms are completed with beautiful natural wood furnishings and the downstairs areas complement this with white wash wood in the kitchen and the lounge with cozy leather seats.

Dandy Rig Self Catering Cottage - Filey
23 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely cottage and extremely comfortable
we found everything we needed and had a very comfortable stay and we'd love to stay again
Cleanliness:
a gorgeous modern and spotlessly clean cottage perfect for a weekend break in filey
all the fixtures and fitting are top quality and it's immaculately clean
we couldn't fault the house at all and was impressed by the cleanliness
Host:
from the moment we booked it the owner was extremely friendly helpful and informative
Location:
lovely cosy cottage in a great location
what a lovely well appointed & convenient place to stay
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Live in a boutique instead!

Whichever accommodation option you choose, we know that you’ll have a fantastic time in Filey strolling down the beach and visiting the shops in the center. This selection of accommodation choices was chosen as they have a boutique feel that will make your holiday in Filey extra special.

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