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10 Best Hotels in Scarborough

The Esplanade Hotel
3 out of 5
Belmont Road, Scarborough, England
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3.7/5Good! (312 reviews)

"Lovely authentic feel, great staff and an experience and location we would reccomend!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

The Esplanade Hotel
St Nicholas Lodge
15 St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (76 reviews)

"Loved room 12 quirky ,big bathroom sea views comfy bed would definitely stay here again"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

St Nicholas Lodge
Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality
4 out of 5
The Esplanade, Scarborough, England
AU$168
per night
1 May - 2 May
4.2/5Excellent! (630 reviews)

"The architecture and history of the building. Had a wonderful experience. Accommodation and facilities sublime."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
3 out of 5
St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
AU$79
per night
1 May - 2 May
2.8/5 (1,459 reviews)

"The grand is a very lovely building but is in need of a good overhaul of repairs and painting, but the staff are very friendly and helpful the breakfast is excellent and would definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan. 2020

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
Green Gables Hotel Scarborough
3 out of 5
West Bank, Scarborough, England
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3.9/5Very Good! (218 reviews)

"The apartment was enormous and clean, the carpet was a little dated. Lovely pool area and extremely helpful reception staff"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Green Gables Hotel Scarborough
Ambassador Hotel
3 out of 5
36-38 Esplanade, Scarborough, England
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3.6/5Good! (637 reviews)

"Lovely building, great sea views, lovely swimming pool, excellent breakfast. Rooms are a little dated, plumbing needs attention. But overall a great place to stay. We have been before and will be back again."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

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Rivelyn Hotel
3 out of 5
1-4 Crown Crescent, Scarborough, England
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4/5Very Good! (67 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay great value nice food . Only thing we thought was a little high was £15 extra for our dog for 1 night. As we only paid £14 each for ourselfs"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Rivelyn Hotel
The Royal Hotel
3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
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3.1/5 (649 reviews)

"Great, central location, not far from town centre or sea front. Exceptional upgrade."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

The Royal Hotel
Powys Lodge - Guest House
4 out of 5
2 Westbourne Road, Scarborough, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (445 reviews)

"Very convenient clean tidy free parking though due to work being carried out by local gas company access was extremely difficult no fault of the property’s"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Powys Lodge - Guest House
Raven Hall Country House Hotel
3 out of 5
Ravenscar, Scarborough, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (282 reviews)

"An excellent three star hotel. Clean, comfortable and spacious room, good food, very pleasant staff and all set in outstanding location. The dining room has beautiful views across the countryside and Robin Hood's Bay."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Scarborough

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Scarborough, and visitors give high marks for the seaside, relaxing spas, and entertainment choices. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its theaters. A top sight in the area is Whitby Abbey. In Scarborough, there are 125 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Scarborough

Well known for its theaters, the city's cultural venues include YMCA Theatre, Rotunda Museum, and Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre. Families come for attractions such as Stephen Joseph Theatre, Spa Cliff Lift, and South Cliff Italian Gardens. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: South Bay Beach, Peasholm Park, and North Bay Beach.

In Scarborough, you'll find 125 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Croft - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and beach locale.
  • Toulson Court - Guest house - Our customers like the breakfast and clean rooms at this guesthouse. This 3-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • St Michael's Guest House - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and a terrace. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and breakfast.

A popular place to see outside the city is Whitby Abbey, located 16.5 mi (26.6 from the center of the city.

Getting Around Scarborough

With so many choices for transportation, exploring all of Scarborough is a breeze. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Scarborough Station or Scarborough Seamer Station. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

Dressing for Scarborough

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 53°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 68°F, while the average at night is 38°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 72°F with nighttime averages of 47°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 61°F and nighttime averages of 34°F
  • About 0.71 inches of rain falls on Scarborough each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 70°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 35°F

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