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Villa Marina
3 out of 5
59 Northstead Manor Drive, Scarborough, England
The price is $76 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
0.8 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (118 reviews)

"Great location opposite peashome park and only a few minutes walk from the sea front. Donna and Richard are very welcoming and make you feel at home. The triple room we stayed in was beautiful, the beds were really comfortable and the cleanliness was second to none with additional cleaning products ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Villa Marina
Ivy by the Sea B&B
3 out of 5
50 Sandside, Scarborough, England
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0.53 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Nice place and nice view coz seafront is just in front. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Ivy by the Sea B&B
Mayfield Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Seamer, Scarborough, England
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The price is $108 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
3.46 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (159 reviews)

"A very nice room with a comfortable bed and good quality food"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

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Miricia Guest House
3 out of 5
5 Rutland Terrace, Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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0.37 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (346 reviews)

"I liked everything, it was cosy, spotless and nicely decorated."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Miricia Guest House
Park Manor Hotel
2 out of 5
Northstead Manor Dr, Scarborough, England
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0.81 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (93 reviews)

"Needs interior deco updating including floorboards that squeak. Bathrooms outdated and can here water gushing down from the room above when in use"…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Park Manor Hotel
Sea Dogs Guest House
2 out of 5
159 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
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The price is $61 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.53 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (125 reviews)

"Nice property for the price and clean and welcoming"…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Sea Dogs Guest House
Albemarle Hotel
2 out of 5
22 Albemarle Crescent, Scarborough, England
The price is $76 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.13 mi from city center
3.1/5 (74 reviews)

"After reading reviews about this hotel,I was a little anxious,but when I got there,it was lovely,the staff were helpful and considerate,the room was clean and well furnished,the bed comfortable,and it was such a nice view of the castle,and the sea!!! I would definitely recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Albemarle Hotel
The Meltham Guest House
4 out of 5
3 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
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The price is $99 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.57 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (137 reviews)

"Fab place to stay, Alison is so attentive and lovely. The bed was very comfy, it just felt like home from home. 👍👍👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

The Meltham Guest House
Sunnyside Guest House
2 out of 5
130 North Marine Road, North Bay, Scarborough, England
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The price is $70 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.5 mi from city center
3.1/5 (62 reviews)

"Clean, warm and very comfortable stay. Owner always accessible and more than accommodating. Very good value room with Hearty breakfast available in owners near by cafe at a very reasonable extra charge. Parking provided free. We will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Sunnyside Guest House
The Albert
3 out of 5
58 North Marine Road, Scarborough, England
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The price is $99 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.35 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (167 reviews)

"Really good hosts very welcoming. Excellent value and nice room."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

The Albert
Raven Hall Country House Hotel
3 out of 5
Ravenscar, Scarborough, England
The price is $138 per night from Dec 28 to Dec 29
9.02 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (293 reviews)

"We had a Sea view room which was lovely! The gardens and outdoors is beautiful and it's so peaceful. We stayed during covid and felt they had really thought about safety measures and we felt safe. The bedroom was fine and clean, it could do with a bit of modernising throughout the hotel but it's ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Raven Hall Country House Hotel
Wrea Head Hall
4 out of 5
Barmoor Lane, Scalby, Scarborough, England
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The price is $114 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
2.81 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Wrea hall

"The room was clean and well appointed and the explained the new Covid requirements well. The service from the bar and breakfast wasn’t great. Wine we ordered at the bar, subsequently was different, we challenged we were flatly told it’s what we ordered!! And the pre ordered breakfast was wrong...... ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Wrea Head Hall
The Helaina
5 out of 5
14 Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough, England
The price is $189 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
0.36 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (305 reviews)

"Fab hotel with wonderful staff who make your stay so great. The room whilst small was spotlessly clean . Lovely amenities in the room . The breakfast was wonderful. The full breakfast was one of the best ones I have ever had ! Beautifully cooked and quality ingredients locally sourced . Thank you ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

The Helaina
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
3 out of 5
St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is $37 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
0.15 mi from city center
2.6/5 (943 reviews)

"Cheap and cheerful hotel. Reasonable for what you pay..would stay again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
The Esplanade Hotel
3 out of 5
Belmont Road, Scarborough, England
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The price is $67 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.37 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (361 reviews)

"The hotel has a nice location but could do with some updating to make it really pleasant for visitors. Staff were helpful. Onsite parking is limited for the size of the hotel, there is a large council car park about a five minute walk away. Breakfast was good and comprehensive. Good location in terms ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

The Esplanade Hotel
Palm Court Hotel
3 out of 5
St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is $138 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.12 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (97 reviews)

"Very nice very clean and all the staff very helpful"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Palm Court Hotel
The Plough Scalby
4 out of 5
21-23 High Street, Scalby, Scarborough, England
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The price is $127 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
2.26 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (209 reviews)

"Stayed in one of the gorgeous cottages, a nice break in a quiet village a short drive away from so many beautiful places. Home from home, a lovely pub."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

The Plough Scalby
The Royal Hotel
3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
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0.09 mi from city center
3/5 (710 reviews)

"Old luxurious place. A bit tired. Bed creaked all might"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

The Royal Hotel
The Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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0.59 mi from city center
3.3/5 (456 reviews)

"Staff very friendly and helpful and coping very well in difficult and changing circumstances."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

The Clifton Hotel
The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
5 out of 5
Unit 6, Kepwick House, Peasholm Gap, Scarborough, England
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0.78 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (83 reviews)

"Great facilities. Right on the water. Very convenient."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
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Visiting Scarborough

Budget-minded travelers will find good deals in Scarborough, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, 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 180 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 beaches and these places to visit: South Bay Beach, Peasholm Park, and North Bay Beach.

In Scarborough, you'll be able to select from 180 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Toulson Court - Guest house - This 3.5-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Holly Croft - Amenities at this 3-star bed & breakfast include a game room and an in-room coffeemaker.
  • The Sheridan - Guest house - Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast.

One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is Whitby Abbey, 16.5 mi/26.6 km 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, ride one of the trains from Scarborough Station or Scarborough Seamer Station. You can learn about your options for water transportation 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
  • Average annual rainfall for Scarborough is 0.71 inches
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 70°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Scarborough?
The Waves Coastal Bed and Breakfast is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Scarborough Spa. Traveler reviews also recommend Villa Marina and St Michael’s Guest House as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Scarborough, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in Scarborough.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Scarborough?
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What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Scarborough?
Based on reviews, Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and 2 restaurants. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge and Sea Dogs Guest House.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Scarborough?
The Clarence Gardens Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free rollaway beds. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge and Marine Residence. Attractions like alpamare and North Bay Railway are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Scarborough?
Ambassador Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features in-room coffee makers and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Chomley Holiday Flats and Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Scarborough?
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Scarborough Open Air Theatre?
Adjacent to Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Norlands Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include The Clifton Hotel and Sea Dogs Guest House.
What about the best place to stay near Peasholm Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Clifton Hotel, located next to Peasholm Park, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and a bar. Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough and Sea Dogs Guest House are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Scarborough?
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is a top 3-star beachfront hotel offering 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges, located within a short 3-minute walk of South Bay Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Marine Residence and Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Scarborough?
The Sands - Sea Front Apartments is a 5-star aparthotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. The Helaina and The Plough Scalby are other upscale choices for your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Scarborough?
Ambassador Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Park Manor Hotel and Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality.

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