Scarborough is the largest holiday resort on the Yorkshire coast, the most popular. In addition to a pristine sandy beach and a bustling harbour, the iconic seaside town is also home to an impressive and diverse range of hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs.
Enjoy the Seaside Attractions from Your Scarborough Hotel
In the summer months, the most popular attraction in Scarborough is the gorgeous sandy beach. This clean beach is great for building sandcastles, lounging in the sun or even catching the odd wave. If the sun isn't shining, head instead for the Sea Life and Marine Sanctuary where you can see all kinds of marine life, from clown fish to terrifying sharks.
History buffs in Scarborough are drawn immediately to the imposing 12th-century Scarborough Castle which overlooks the bay. There are fascinating exhibitions held at the castle all year round, and visitors can even grab a refreshment in the picturesque Master Gunner's house.
Despite the number of attractions on offer to the discerning visitor, Scarborough itself isn't too big. That makes it easy to get around, meaning you're never too far away from the town's top attractions, no matter where your hotel in Scarborough is based. The public transport is pretty good too, so you don't have to walk everywhere if you don't want to.
Charming Guesthouses in Scarborough
Scarborough is a friendly town packed with welcoming guesthouses and some of the best family-run hotels in North Yorkshire. Most Scarborough hotels offer guests a delicious breakfast in the mornings and are just a brisk walk from the beachfront. What better way to walk off your breakfast that with the sea breeze in your face and the tide gently lapping the sand beside you.
Elegant, Historic Scarborough Hotels
Thanks to its excellent location, Scarborough has been a popular holiday destination for a long time. This means there are plenty of stunning historic hotels in the town, particularly on the grand seafront.
There are plenty of quintessentially English coastal hotels with those classic grand and elegant white facades, which looks out to the North Sea. Despite the traditional look, most are packed out with all the mod-cons, including a beautiful indoor swimming pools and even spa and beauty treatments.
Whatever you're looking for in a Scarborough hotel, you're sure to find it with Expedia.
If you want to stay in another popular place in Britain you could consider some of our York hotels.