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Family-Friendly Hotels in Scarborough, England

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3 out of 5
33, Valley Road, Scarborough, England
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3.7/5Good! (201 reviews)

"Lovely place to stay with welcoming staff."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2019

Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge
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2.5 out of 5
6-7 Belmont Road, Scarborough, England
Free cancellation
£50/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (222 reviews)
Beautifully decorated family rooms, great value.

"Loved the spacious and luxuriously decorated rooms. Such good value and situated in close walking distance to the town center. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2019

Marine Residence
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4 out of 5
2 Westbourne Road, Scarborough, England
£63/night
29 Aug-30 Aug
4.8/5Exceptional! (382 reviews)

"A lovely Guest House with a very warm welcome from the friendly owner, and a great Full English Breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

Powys Lodge - Guest House
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3 out of 5
Scarborough 4-5 Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough, England
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4/5Very Good! (168 reviews)
Pleasantly surprised

"We had a lovely modern, clean room (16) that seemed to be recently refurbished. Great view over sea. Daughter’s room wasn’t as modern, but still clean. Good bar area and friendly staff. Others areas of hotel not as modern. We didn’t book breakfast but lots of local cafes."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2019

The Clarence Gardens Hotel
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4 out of 5
21–23 High Street, Scalby, Scarborough, England
Free cancellation
£73/night
4 Sep-5 Sep
4.9/5Exceptional! (159 reviews)

"Such a lovely place to stay. Highly recommended! The bedrooms are beautifully decorated, really comfortable beds and lovely furnishings. Attention to detail is fantastic. We also ate in the pub downstairs for Sunday lunch & breakfast and the food is outstanding."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019

The Plough
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3 out of 5
68 Colombus Street, Peasholm, Scarborough, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (78 reviews)
10/10 accomodation

"A brilliant stay The lady who runs it was brilliant Will be booking for next year even though i was only there for two days with grandchildren they loved it We loved it . Not far from seaside and shops on corner of street for needs or bits and bobs The kitchen was well equiped the beds were bliss ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2018

Chomley Self Contained Holiday Flats
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5 out of 5
45 Esplanade, South Cliff, Scarborough, England
Free cancellation
£95/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (91 reviews)

"What an absolute gem of a place, perfect location incredible views and kind gracious and knowledgable hosts."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2019

Mansion House
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3.5 out of 5
6 Rutland Terrace, Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
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4/5Very Good! (161 reviews)
Amazing

"Came here for a mid week break first time of coming to Scarborough and it was amazing from start to finish. Very friendly staff very welcoming and no trouble to help when need. The view from the room was breath taking looking over the north bay and the castle. The room was beautiful very clean and ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2018

Derwent House Hotel - Guest house
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4 out of 5
3 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (116 reviews)

"Comfy beds great company fab breakfast. Cheeky but a hairdryer would be good. I forgot mine."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2019

The Meltham Guest House
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3 out of 5
St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
Free cancellation
£39/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
2.8/5 (1,318 reviews)

"Although in need of updating, it had a nostalgic feel which we kind of liked. Big que for check in but efficient staff soon got through everyone."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2019

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
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4 out of 5
11 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
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4.6/5Wonderful! (185 reviews)

"absolutely perfect location for north bay, i would definately recommend and will hopefully return soon :-)"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Amrock Guest house
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3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
Free cancellation
£49/night
8 Sep-9 Sep
3.1/5 (583 reviews)

"There was a delay checking us in, however the staff were calm and the quality of service exceptional. That was the only issue I experienced during my stay. It is ideally located, had great views, the common areas are fantastic and the bed comfy. Ignore any 1 star reviews, my experience was ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

The Royal Hotel
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3 out of 5
24 Esplanade Gardens, Scarborough, England
£66/night
18 Sep-19 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (65 reviews)

"Very clean and good breakfast, may be avoid flat 1 on ground floor and can hear a little noise if people in bar."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2019

Esplanade Gardens B&B
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3 out of 5
5 Rutland Terrace, Queens Parade, Scarborough, England
£54/night
8 Sep-9 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (274 reviews)

"Lovely staff and excellent views over the bay. Great value for money."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2019

Miricia Guest House
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3 out of 5
59 Northstead Manor Drive, Scarborough, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (109 reviews)

"We were met at the door by Donna & Richard. Accommodation was spotlessly clean, in an ideal position for the park/mimi golf. They were very attentive at breakfast,couldn’t do enough for us. Pointed us in the direction of all the attractions. We had a day at the Abbey, used their discount card that ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun 2019

Villa Marina
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3.5 out of 5
100 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
£94/night
21 Aug-22 Aug
5/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)

"easy to find , friendly staff , clean made to feel welcome"…"

Reviewed on 20 May 2019

Toulson Court - Guest house
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4 out of 5
17 West Street, Scarborough, England
£70/night
22 Aug-23 Aug
4.6/5Exceptional! (193 reviews)

"17 West Street did the job we needed it to. Booked for one night to see a concert so as long as it was clean, had a comfortable bed and a half decent shower we were happy. The place isn’t spectacular, but nor is it bad. My guess would be above average for a seaside town."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2019

17 West Street
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3 out of 5
149 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough, England
£68/night
22 Aug-23 Aug
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
The specials weekend

"Great b&b very clean great breakfast And very sociable and knowledgeable hosts would Recommend anybody to stay there"…"

Reviewed on 8 May 2019

St Michael's Guest House
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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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