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Kensington Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
66 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
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Kensington Guest House
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Ranked #28 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Cambridge77 Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hosts, Joy and John, were welcoming, friendly and discreet. They offer a wide range of options for breakfast, and the breakfasts are very good quality, taste and quantity. We stayed 2 nights, in a room on the top floor. Each day, Joy was baking and she was putting two little cakes next to the tea tray in the room.... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location 5 mins walk to sea front.. Nice bistro, cafe and fish shop. Local.Everything you need.. Lovley hosts and lovley homemade cakes...hosts john and joy very welcoming .. Would recommend....

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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the Kensington on the basis of reviews here, and were not disappointed. A quiet, comfortably furnished room with blissful beds, a large walk-in shower and a thoughtful supply of toiletries. And the breakfast is the best I can remember from a guest house - excellent quality produce, cooked perfectly, with a wide choice. Home-made yoghurt, home-made cakes in... More 

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hull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received a lovely warm welcome by hosts John and Joy. We stayed for one night in room 5 and although small it was spacious enough for two people and had plenty of facilities and extras; hairdryer, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner, television, WiFi, folder containing local information and things to do, range of tea and coffee making facilities and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room great was nice touch to have homemade cakes in our room on arrival. We are seasoned travellers the breakfast was the best we have ever had at home or abroad, Would not hesitate to stay again. Can't recommend highly enough.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Felt so welcome from the moment we set foot in the door. Breakfast options... spoilt for choice...kept us going all day. Room outstanding decor so tasteful...even down to homemade cakes n coffee in room every touch done to perfection.....definately stay again...thanks again john n jo for a lovely stay xx

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John and Jo were very welcoming and friendly people. Johns explanations on arrival were welcoming and the items they leave in the room gave you ideas what to do in the town, The breakfast was second to none although if I had one complaint it was the mushrooms being smothered in butter. Room very clean (yes I did a 4... More 

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Seaham, Co Durham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our fifth stay in the best guest house in Scarborough. Joy and John are brilliant hosts, and they provide excellent facilities. In room 4 this visit, a little smaller than the downstairs rooms but more than adequate for our needs. The bed is very comfortable and the shower first class. The cupcakes are very tasty and the breakfast are to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The B&B is perfectly located for the sea front (5 minutes walk) and the town centre (10-15 minutes walk). Although the décor was a bit frayed, it was amply made up for by the hospitality of our hosts and the wonderful home baking. We had cookies on arrival, and waiting in the evening was cake, all freshly baked - which... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Just returned from our one night stay at the Kensington guest house. Very friendly welcoming guest house, run by the lovely Joy and John who I can honestly say felt like friends after one nights stay. The breakfast was to die for full English was delicious and perfectly cooked and the selection of other home made goodies meant you are... More 

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