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Raincliffe Hotel

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Overview of Raincliffe Hotel

Raincliffe Hotel

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
21 Valley Road, Scarborough, England, YO11 2LY

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSouth Bay Beach10 min walk
  • Popular LocationScarborough Spa12 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Cliff Italian Gardens12 min walk

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About this area


Located in Scarborough, Raincliffe Hotel is near the beach. Spa Cliff Lift and Scarborough Pleasure Steamers are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit South Cliff Italian Gardens and Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre. North Bay Railway and alpamare are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Falsgrave - 10 min walk
  • South Bay Beach - 10 min walk
  • Stephen Joseph Theatre - 12 min walk
  • Scarborough Spa - 12 min walk
  • South Cliff Italian Gardens - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Scarborough Station - 13 min walk


  • The Cask Inn - 5 min walk
  • Rice & Spice - 7 min walk
  • Cafe Fish - 7 min walk
  • Lazenby's on York Place - 8 min walk
  • Seven Coffee Shop - 9 min walk

About this property

Raincliffe Hotel

3-star hotel with free breakfast and bar/lounge
This beautifully restored Victorian townhouse provides a convenient location on Valley Road, within easy reach of Scarborough’s amenities, shops and restaurants and South Bay (10 minutes walk).Built in 1880, the Raincliffe still retains many of its original cornices and ceiling roses. Each room has a flat screen TV, free Internet, USB sockets, towels and hairdryer and complimentary tea/coffee etc.A fresh cooked breakfast is served daily, with cereals, juices, toast, fruit salad and yoghurts. The Raincliffe also has a comfortable ground floor lounge and a private bar (the bar is for residents only). Evening meals are also available.The owners kindly request that you respect other guests, please keep noise to a minimum after 22:00. Similarly, no single sex/stag/hen parties can be accommodated.Please note that there are 12 steps to the entrance. All of our bedrooms are situated on the 1st and 2nd floors.
Raincliffe Hotel offers 14 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Scarborough hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Off-site parking within 33 ft (GBP 1 per day); discounts available
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
An early check-in fee will be charged
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 1 per day (33 ft away)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

Property is also known as

Raincliffe Hotel Scarborough
Raincliffe Hotel
Raincliffe Scarborough
The Raincliffe
Raincliffe Hotel Hotel
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Raincliffe Hotel Hotel Scarborough

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 49 out of 71 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 71 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 71 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 71 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 71 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
cleanliness and staff frenddliness
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic hotel, ideal location for a walk to the beach and town. Superb cooked breakfast and delicious pancakes if they are your thing.. we stayed in the room with a four poster bed, brilliant nights sleep and very tastefully decorated, all in all a wonderful experience. Highly recommended !!!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The team were fantastic and the food was excellent. Everything was very comfortable and homely.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Grea6t stay - will be back
Lovely staff, excellent service, great breakfast, clean and comfortable room
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
excellent service
Friendly staff, lovely and clean, the breakfast was lovely and cooked to your preference.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021