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The Leeway
3 out of 5
71 Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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4.9/5Exceptional! (187 reviews)

"I was on the top floor, sea view was amazing. Breakfast was lovely and Covid precautions in place Owner/staff couldn’t do enough for you- very helpful & friendly"…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2020

The Leeway
Miricia Guest House
3 out of 5
5 Rutland Terrace, Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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4.6/5Wonderful! (345 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Miricia Guest House
Chomley Holiday Flats
3 out of 5
68 Colombus Ravine, Peasholm, Scarborough, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (91 reviews)
Convenient, clean, compact flat.

"Clean compact apartment unit. The kitchen was well stocked for being able cook your own meals..a small one stop shop is close by. The beds were comfy, pillows were a bit firm for me but that's just personal taste. Sharon provided extra cleaning/sanitising products and there was hand gel at the emtrance ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

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Raven Hall Country House Hotel
3 out of 5
Ravenscar, Scarborough, England
The price is £75 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
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 28 Oct 2020

Raven Hall Country House Hotel
Sea Dogs Guest House
2 out of 5
159 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
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The price is £48 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (125 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2020

Sea Dogs Guest House
Rivelyn Hotel
3 out of 5
1-4 Crown Crescent, Scarborough, England
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4/5Very Good! (79 reviews)

"Easy check in, changed our room straight away when leak from horrendous rain came through ceiling. Service in bar was spot 9n. Hotel not very clean but all in all we loved our stay."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Rivelyn Hotel
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
Dickens Bar and Inn
3 out of 5
41 Huntriss Row, Scarborough, England
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3.8/5Good! (115 reviews)
Good value

"Nice room just a shame woken up by another guest in the early hours trying to get in their room"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Dickens Bar and Inn
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
3 out of 5
36-38 Esplanade, Scarborough, England
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3.6/5Good! (674 reviews)
Great Location, Tired Decor

"The hotel decor is tired and shabby and could do with refreshing. The cliff top location is lovely. Due to Covid-19 restrictions breakfast is a pre-ordered bacon or sausage roll in a bag with a yogurt, biscuit and pastry, to be taken to your room or eaten elsewhere."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

Ambassador Hotel
Northcote
3 out of 5
114 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
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3.5/5Good! (22 reviews)

"Room, a good size and couch to sit and watch TV. Only problem was room was on side of main road and difficult to sleep in noise. Also bathroom sink tap not functioning properly. First night I could not open the tap to wash my hands or fill kettle for a cup of tea, had to use the shower. Second night ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

Northcote
The Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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3.3/5 (455 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

The Clifton Hotel
Sunnyside Guest House
2 out of 5
130 North Marine Road, North Bay, Scarborough, England
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The price is £55 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
3.1/5 (61 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 29 Aug 2020

Sunnyside Guest House
The Royal Hotel
3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
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3.1/5 (709 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

The Royal Hotel
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
3 out of 5
St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is £29 per night from 27 Nov to 28 Nov
2.6/5 (938 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
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Cheap Hotels in Scarborough

Scarborough has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like YMCA Theatre, Rotunda Museum and Stephen Joseph Theatre.

If you're hunting for places to stay in Scarborough that won't break the bank, you can take your pick of the area's 17 budget accommodation options. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have earned good reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and quiet guestrooms.

Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its helpful staff and overall condition. It offers free WiFi, free parking and a restaurant.

Miricia Guest House - At this 3-star bed & breakfast, you can take advantage of free English breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews mention the comfortable beds and overall value.

Raven Hall Country House Hotel - 3-star golf hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable beds and helpful staff.

The Victoria Hotel - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its helpful staff and overall value. It offers free full breakfast, free parking and a bar.

Planning Your Trip to Scarborough

Still picking your trip dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can plan around good weather.

  • 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
  • Rainiest months: February, October, November and December, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Driest months: July, August, March and April, with an average rainfall of 1 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Scarborough

Scarborough draws tourists with its theatre scene and relaxing spas, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Whitby Abbey, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Scarborough Castle, or check out the area's cultural spots like YMCA Theatre and Rotunda Museum.

Travellers also like Scarborough for its:
  • Beaches
  • Entertainment

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 on a budget?
Scarborough has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Scarborough Open Air Theatre and North York Moors National Park, this destination is home to Peasholm Park and South Cliff Italian Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Scarborough?
Based on reviews, Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and 2 restaurants. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge and Sea Dogs Guest House.
How many low-cost hotels will I be able to find in Scarborough?
Expedia has 14 hotels in Scarborough that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Scarborough?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Scarborough, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. 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 precipitation for Scarborough is 513 inches.
What is there to see and do in Scarborough?
Scarborough draws tourists with its theatre scene and relaxing spas, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Scarborough Open Air Theatre and Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Check out the local culture at Scarborough Spa and YMCA Theatre, or visit other spots like Stephen Joseph Theatre.
How can I get to Scarborough and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Scarborough can help keep you on budget. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Scarborough Station or Scarborough Seamer Station. Scarborough might not have many public transport options to choose from so a car rental could be a reasonable alternative to see more of the area.

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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Scarborough?

Based on reviews, Ambassador Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Northcote and Sunnyside Guest House.

What's it like to stay in Scarborough?

Budget-minded travellers 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 theatres. Top sights in the city include Yorkshire Moors, Scarborough Spa, and Peasholm Park. In Scarborough, there are 263 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Scarborough?

Orchard Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Hermosa Guest House and The Sheridan - Guest house as top options for your visit.

What should I see while I'm in Scarborough?

Well-known for its theatres, the city's cultural venues include Scarborough Spa, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, and YMCA Theatre. Families come for attractions such as North Bay Railway, alpamare, and Spa Cliff Lift. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Yorkshire Moors, Peasholm Park, and North Sea.

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 traveller 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.