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Toulson Court
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
100 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
4.9/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Thank you Angela and James
"Lovely accommodation and lovely owners who can't do enough to make your stay wonderful."

Reviewed on 23 May 2021

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Toulson Court
The Plough Scalby
4 out of 5
21-23 High Street, Scalby, Scarborough, England
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The price is £176 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
4.9/5Exceptional! (239 reviews)
"The Plough is a super old pub. Excellent, very comfortable and nicely furnished accommodation. We had room no. 4. The food is superb, thanks to the fantastic work of the Head Chef and his team. Lucy, Will and their friendly, efficient staff, make the Plough a very welcoming place to visit."

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

The Plough Scalby
The Leeway
3 out of 5
71 Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
The price is £75 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (197 reviews)
"A warm welcome. Very clean room. Decoration was good. The view from my room was lovely. The small fridge was a good thing to have."

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

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The Meltham Guest House
Great for families
4 out of 5
3 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
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The price is £80 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
4.8/5Exceptional! (152 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...
"What a absolute gem of a place. Everywhere was clean and bright the bathroom was exceptional with lots of little nice touches . The hosts did a loverly breakfast cooked the way we asked. Cannot fault this property great location especially for the open air venue .will be going again."

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2021

The Meltham Guest House
St Michael's Guest House
3 out of 5
149 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
4.8/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
"I could not be any happier with this place. It was beautiful and the couple that run it are some of the friendliest people I’ve ever met.super helpful with hints and tips on things to do in Scarborough, and the breakfast in the mornings is top notch.we will definitely be staying here if we’re ever ..."

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

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St Michael's Guest House
Powys Lodge
4 out of 5
2 Westbourne Road, Scarborough, England
4.8/5Exceptional! (463 reviews)
"Excellent establishment, operating at very high standards in these awkward times."

Reviewed on 27 May 2021

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Powys Lodge
The Grainary Farm Stay
4 out of 5
Keasbeck HIll Farm, Harwood Dale, Scarborough, England
4.7/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
"We had a lovely stay with our granddaughters. Cowslip cottage was ideal for us. The girls loved having their private bathroom. Everything was spotless, beds comfy in fact couldn't have asked for more. The girls loved being with the animals and in the play area - we had to drag them off to go into ..."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

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The Grainary Farm Stay
17 West Street
4 out of 5
17 West Street, Scarborough, England
4.6/5Exceptional! (201 reviews)
"Very nice spacious room"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

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17 West Street
Miricia Guest House
3 out of 5
5 Rutland Terrace, Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
4.6/5Wonderful! (385 reviews)
"Lovely B&B with beautiful views of North Bay. Friendly and polite staff. Definitely recommend staying here."

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2021

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Miricia Guest House
Mansion House
Great for families
5 out of 5
45 Esplanade, South Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is £114 per night from 7 Oct to 7 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (129 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...
"Excellent accommodation with a great sea view."

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2020

Mansion House
Amrock Guest house
Great for families
4 out of 5
11 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
4.6/5Wonderful! (198 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
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

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Amrock Guest house
Bayhouse
4 out of 5
9 Esplanade Rd, Scarborough, England
4.4/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)
"Very helpful . And sorted extra days with no problems"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

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Bayhouse
Esplanade Gardens B&B
3 out of 5
24 Esplanade Gardens, Scarborough, England
4.4/5Excellent! (23 reviews)
"The whole place was lovely and freshly decorated, spotlessly clean, Caroline and Glenn could not have been more welcoming"

Reviewed on 25 May 2021

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Esplanade Gardens B&B
Marine Residence
2.5 out of 5
6-7 Belmont Road, Scarborough, England
4/5Very Good! (232 reviews)
"Property was clean, good value for money. Staff were helpful."

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

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Marine Residence
Derwent House Hotel - Guest House
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
Rutland Terrace, 6, Scarborough, ENG
4/5Very Good! (162 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Hotel shut down
"This hotel has shut down, we had a wasted journey and had to come home and it ruined our weekend, nobody cancelled our booking or informed us."

Reviewed on 22 Apr 2019

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Derwent House Hotel - Guest House
The Clarence Gardens Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Scarborough 4-5 Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough, England
3.9/5Very Good! (183 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, extra beds/cots
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

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The Clarence Gardens Hotel
Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge
Great for families
3 out of 5
33, Valley Road, Scarborough, England
3.7/5Good! (213 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry facilities
Disappointing
"The room which we were allocated was absolutely nothing like the photographs on the website which was very disappointing. The room was very small & the hangers were very dusty."

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

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Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge
The Clifton Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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The price is £45 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.3/5 (488 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, on the beach, near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...
"Great location, clean and nice staff. It’s a Britannia hotel and so don’t expect luxury but it’s fine and is in a great location if visiting the Open Air Theatre. Bar is nice and breakfast OK. If you want to part on site, book early!"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2021

The Clifton Hotel
The Royal Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
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The price is £45 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
3.1/5 (823 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...
"Friendly staff good service and a great night sleep"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2021

The Royal Hotel
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
Great for families
3 out of 5
St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is £35 per night from 19 Sep to 19 Sep
2.4/5 (755 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"Dreadful check-in system, 2 hour queue. Overall opinion - the hotel is slightly run down, shabby in places and needs a good seeing to."

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2021

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
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Where should we stay in Scarborough?

The welcoming destination of Scarborough is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The beaches, entertainment and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Scarborough, you might want to consider one of the 67 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Amrock Guest house – Offers free WiFi, free cots and in-room DVD players. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4-star guesthouse.

Miricia Guest House – Features free English breakfast and free WiFi. This 3-star bed & breakfast is popular with guests for its clean rooms.

Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge – Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location at this 3-star hotel.

Chomley Self Contained Holiday Flats – Features free WiFi. This 2.5-star residence is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

When should we visit Scarborough?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Scarborough.

  • 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

What should we see and do in Scarborough?

YMCA Theatre, Rotunda Museum and Stephen Joseph Theatre are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Scarborough. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre and Scarborough Cricket Club.

Scarborough is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Entertainment
  • Theatre

Getting around Scarborough

To venture out into 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 renting a car to explore the city.

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