1st November 2023
New Owner for the Iconic Victoria Hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay
There’s a new owner at the iconic Victoria Hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay, after businessman
Andrew Long added it to his expanding Loxley Collection hotel portfolio.
The Victoria Hotel is in a spectacular clifftop location and the acquisition comes hot on the heels
of the multi million pound refurbishment and transformation of the historic White Hart Hotel in
Lincoln, which reopens its doors to guests on Monday 6th November.
Andrew Long comments: “The Victoria is an iconic hotel which showcases the very best of the
North Yorkshire Heritage Coast, with stunning views and a reputation to match. In due course
we plan to undertake an elegant and sensitive refurbishment programme to ensure that the
hotel retains its historic charm, whilst also sitting proudly alongside its sister hotels in The Loxley
“As part of the acquisition, all of the highly valued hotel team have been retained and we can’t
wait to take pride in our ownership of this coastal gem. My family and I are long-standing visitors
to the North Yorkshire Coast, and we are excited to have the opportunity to shape part of its
The Victoria offers breath taking views of Robin Hood’s Bay, as well as sitting at the eastern end
of the 190-mile Coast to Coast Path. It is also an ideal base for exploring the treasures of the
North Yorkshire Moors National Park, along with renowned coastal locations such as Whitby,
Scarborough, Runswick Bay and Staithes. The landmark hotel was built in the late Victorian era
and featured in the Oscar-winning period movie, Phantom Thread, starring Sir Daniel Day
Andrew Long has also recently acquired the Judge’s Lodgings in Lincoln, to refurbish and
redevelop, as well as owning the Polurrian on the Lizard, another spectacularly located hotel on
the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, both of which are also part of the uniquely located and
expanding Loxley Collection.
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