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Scarborough hotels and places to stay

Blacksmiths Arms Inn
3.5 out of 5
High St Cloughton, Scarborough, England
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The price is £76 per night
4.12 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (49 reviews)
Love Blacksmiths Arms

"Always a treat to stay at the Blacksmiths Arms. Food is first rate. Rooms very comfortable and clean"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Blacksmiths Arms Inn
Harmony Country Lodge
4 out of 5
80 Limestone Road, Burniston, Scarborough, England
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The price is £72 per night
3.7 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (112 reviews)

"Very quiet and just what we needed : ) the caravan was lovely and the grounds were very well kept."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

Harmony Country Lodge
The Meltham Guest House
4 out of 5
3 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, England
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The price is £78 per night
0.57 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (131 reviews)

"Great overall experience and ran by an absolutely lovely woman We would not hesitate to return"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

The Meltham Guest House
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Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality
4 out of 5
The Esplanade, Scarborough, England
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The price is £96 per night
0.39 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (652 reviews)

"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
Ashburton House
4 out of 5
43 Valley Road, Scarborough, England
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0.58 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)

"Excellent place to stay,will definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

Ashburton House
The Oak Wheel Pub
3.5 out of 5
17-19 Coastal Road, Scarborough, England
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The price is £65 per night
3.14 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (32 reviews)
Comfortable Stay

"Lovely cosy atmosphere and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

The Oak Wheel Pub
The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
5 out of 5
Unit 6, Kepwick House, Peasholm Gap, Scarborough, England
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0.78 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (79 reviews)
Definitely not 5 star!

"Staff were lovely from welcoming us to checking out. Problem is the outdated apartments! Creaking floors loud enough to wake our baby, doors so noisy - a little DW40 would have fixed this little but annoying problem. Sofas dated, old and very uncomfortable. Carpets needs a good shampooing. Dated ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
Palm Court Hotel
3 out of 5
St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England
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The price is £89 per night
0.12 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (82 reviews)
Scarborough Night

"Very good hotel. Excellent staff with very helpful attitude. Good good quality."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Palm Court Hotel
The Esplanade Hotel
3 out of 5
Belmont Road, Scarborough, England
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The price is £75 per night
0.37 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (338 reviews)
Value for money

"It’s looking a bit tired decor wise, but the room was nice except for the tiny bathroom, and the staff were good. Good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Esplanade Hotel
The Royal Hotel
3.5 out of 5
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England
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The price is £42 per night
0.09 mi from city centre
3.1/5 (661 reviews)
Noise level

"The only bother we had is our room was above the entertainment room and could hear it until about 11:30, other than that, gorgeous hotel in a gorgeous location"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

The Royal Hotel
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Visiting 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 285 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Scarborough

Well known for its theatres, the city's cultural venues include Scarborough Spa, Scarborough Open Air Theatre and Stephen Joseph 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.

In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Whitby Abbey, 16.5 mi/26.6 km from the city centre, and Filey Beach, which is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away.

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.

Dressing for Scarborough

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 4°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of 1°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Scarborough is 511.70 millimetres
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Scarborough?
St Michael’s Guest House is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 13-minute walk from Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Traveller reviews also recommend Ashburton House and Wrea Head Hall as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Scarborough, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get top deals in Scarborough.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Scarborough?
Based on reviews, Scarborough Travel and Holiday Lodge is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Rivelyn Hotel and Miricia Guest House.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to Scarborough?
Mansion House is a top 5-star guesthouse on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include 17 West Street and The Clarence Gardens Hotel. Also, attractions such as alpamare and North Bay Railway are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Scarborough?
The Helaina is a favourite property for couples, and features a bar and free parking. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality and The Royal Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Scarborough?
The Grainary Cottages is a top cottage for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is another good choice if you’re bringing your pet along.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Scarborough?
St Michael’s Guest House is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges. Other good options for your beach trip include Villa Marina and The Clarence Gardens Hotel. Head to South Bay Beach or North Bay Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Scarborough?
The Sands - Sea Front Apartments is a 5-star aparthotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Crown Spa Hotel Scarborough by Compass Hospitality and Wrea Head Hall are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Scarborough?
The Helaina is a favourite property with Expedia travellers looking for a stylish stay, and features a bar and free parking. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, also consider 17 West Street.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Scarborough?
The Meltham Guest House is a 4-star guesthouse featuring free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Hotel Catania and Toulson Court - Guest house. You can tee off at Ganton Golf Club, Scarborough North Cliff Golf Club or Lebberston Golf Club while you’re in town.

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