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Top 10 Beach Hotels in Scarborough

Toulson Court - Guest house
3.5 out of 5
100 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
The price is £95 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Perfect hosts

"Excellent in every aspect. A place we could imagine returning to again and again! Angela and James are perfect hosts."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Toulson Court - Guest house
The Leeway
3 out of 5
71 Queens Parade, Scarborough, ENG
The price is £55 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (184 reviews)
The best of Scarborough

"Excellent on all counts. Warm and friendly owner, super clean and comfy room and well made breakfast. Will go again."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

The Leeway
The Cavendish
4 out of 5
53 Esplanade Road, South Cliff, Scarborough, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay. Social distancing not a problem, everywhere was really clean, hosts very friendly. The family room was liggt, airy and very spacious. Breakfast was amazing and plentiful woth wide range of options, child friendly, location excellent. We couldn't fault anything. Our only ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

The Cavendish
Villa Marina
3 out of 5
59 Northstead Manor Drive, Scarborough, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (116 reviews)
FAB!

"Lovely rooms set in beautiful area by the park in Scarborough. Short walk to North Beach. Smash g couple who run the guest house. Fab buffet breakfast top!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2019

Villa Marina
Powys Lodge
4 out of 5
2 Westbourne Rd, Scarborough, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (447 reviews)
Scarborough

"Lovely b&b . Property was clean and warm and a fantastic choice for breakfast. Hosts were friendly and polite."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Powys Lodge
17 West Street
4 out of 5
17 West Street, Scarborough, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (201 reviews)

"Very nice spacious room"…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

17 West Street
Mansion House
5 out of 5
45 Esplanade, South Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is £105 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (114 reviews)

"A lovely place to stay. Highly recommended. Breakfast fantastic"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Mansion House
The Palace Hill Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Palace Hill, Eastborough, Scarborough, England
The price is £70 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (98 reviews)

"Good location. The host was welcoming and great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

The Palace Hill Hotel
Miricia Guest House
3 out of 5
5 Rutland Terrace, Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
The price is £52 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (317 reviews)

"We just come back from a lovely 2 night stay in Miricia and we love it. Our room is just perfect for the 3 of us (family room with in suite) bed is very comfy and the room is very clean and has warm welcoming decor, very good shower with plenty of hot water. Every thing is so well thought of. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2020

Miricia Guest House
Amrock Guest house
4 out of 5
11 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
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4.6/5Wonderful! (198 reviews)
Couldn’t be more helpful!

"John the owner was always on hand to answer questions or advise and when he wasn’t in the building he was available on his mobile number, which was left in the front hall every time he was out. The breakfast wasn’t actually provided on site, it was from a cafe at the bottom of the street, which initially ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Amrock Guest house
Sea Dogs Guest House
2 out of 5
159 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
The price is £48 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (118 reviews)
Great

"Good gent's who owes it stopped here before very happy"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Sea Dogs Guest House
Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
The Esplanade, Scarborough, England
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The price is £75 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (655 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"An absolute first rate hotel. Excellent throughout from the minute you walk through the door."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality
Marine Residence
2.5 out of 5
6-7 Belmont Road, Scarborough, England
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4/5Very Good! (234 reviews)

"Property was clean, good value for money. Staff were helpful."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Marine Residence
The Clarence Gardens Hotel
3 out of 5
Scarborough 4-5 Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough, England
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3.9/5Very Good! (183 reviews)
Lovely stay

"Breakfast was great fresh fruit as well as continental and cooked breakfast available. Room small but clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

The Clarence Gardens Hotel
Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge
3 out of 5
33, Valley Road, Scarborough, England
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3.7/5Good! (213 reviews)
February 2020 Two night stay

"We really enjoyed our stay. Staff were very friendly, approachable and couldn’t do enough for us. Acted on our requests swiftly and without issue. Breakfast was good but would like a bit more choice of continental items. We stopped in superior rooms and they were excellent. Would definitely stay ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge
Ambassador Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
36-38 Esplanade, Scarborough, England
The price is £69 per night
3.6/5Good! (648 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, bed really comfortable and had a eonderful nights sleep. Not all amenities available due to the pandemic, but hey, we were greatful to get away at all and found the rules and/or restrictions pretty well organised."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Ambassador Hotel
The Royal Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
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The price is £45 per night
3.1/5 (668 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Great stay no complaints , would almost definitely return"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

The Royal Hotel
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
3 out of 5
St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is £35 per night
2.7/5 (972 reviews)

"Lots of very noisy seagulls nesting. Fire alarm goes off lots after midnight. Room was clean good price"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
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Beach Hotels in Scarborough

Known for its beaches and entertainment choices, Scarborough offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. There are 86 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this seaside destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Scarborough, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

The Leeway - 3-star eco-friendly guesthouse, 5-minute walk from North Bay Beach. It features free WiFi, free parking and a bar. Guests love the central location and breakfast.

Norlands Hotel - 4-star guesthouse near North Bay Beach. Our travellers recommend its great location and comfortable beds. This guesthouse boasts free English breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Ambassador Hotel - 3-star romantic hotel, 7-minute walk from South Bay Beach. It offers an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast and a spa tub. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and proximity to shopping.

Powys Lodge - Guest House - 4-star guesthouse near South Bay Beach. It features free full breakfast, free parking and flat-screen TVs. Guests love the pool and great location.

The Royal Hotel - 3.5-star hotel, 3-minute walk from South Bay Beach. Our travellers recommend its central location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an indoor pool, a spa tub and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Scarborough

Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February and November, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: July, August, March and April, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, October, November and December, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Scarborough

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at South Bay Beach or North Bay Beach. Experience the area's entertainment choices and theatre, and make time for local attractions like YMCA Theatre and Rotunda Museum. You can also pay a visit to Stephen Joseph Theatre or Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre for more to see and do.

Getting around Scarborough

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 transport at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Scarborough like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and entertainment choices, Scarborough offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Scarborough?
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Other good options to stay near the beach include Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge and Ambassador Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to South Bay Beach or North Bay Beach.
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This seaside destination has 65 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it’s easy to find one that works for you.
What's the weather like in Scarborough?
If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates. The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Scarborough is 512 mm.
What is there to see and do around Scarborough?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to South Bay Beach or North Bay Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s entertainment choices and theatre, and make time for local attractions such as Scarborough Open Air Theatre and North York Moors National Park. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Scarborough Spa or Peasholm Park.
What's the best way to get around Scarborough?
To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Scarborough Station or Scarborough Seamer Station. Scarborough may not have many public transport choices, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Top 10 Beach Hotels in Scarborough

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