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Kensington Guest House

66 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
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Ranked #33 of 180 Scarborough B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
myreviewbydavid Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed B and B for two nights in bedroom 2. The room was clean, tidy and well stocked with tea/coffee. For anybody staying longer there is plenty of cupboards/draws etc. The breakfast was amazing, so much to choose from and all so tasty, it really sets you up for the day. As for Joy and John, they were wonderful... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just got back from staying in twin room 1 and i have to say not only did i get the best nights sleep ever with the comfiest beds but had the most fabulous choice of breakfast you could choose anything to make up ur own full english breakfast but it had an alternative choice eg eggs benedict or croissants of... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights last weekend visiting delightful Scarborough. We visit often but rarely stay but so glad we picked the Kensington. Joy & John were very approachable and did everything to make our stay memorable, whether through homemade cakes and biscuits or the amazingly varied breakfasts....some choices you might only otherwise expect in so called 'top class' hotels. Many thanks... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed here for a two night break during the recent bank holiday weekend and were made to feel very welcome. Chatty, welcoming owners and the extra touches like homemade cake or biscuits in your room make the difference between an average bed and breakfast to one that stands out amongst the vast competition of guest houses in the area.... More

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

As a student nurse on placement in Scarborough I needed somewhere to stay during the week for 3 months. Choosing this B and B was luck of the draw and I couldn't have asked for any better service. Free on street parking and WiFi, the rooms are all decorated differently and I got to choose which room I preferred. There... More

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Alas we could only get away for one night! Had an extremely comfortable stay here at The Kensington. Our hosts were lovely, our room extremely comfortable, parking was easy and the breakfast was wonderful. Homemade yogurt, lashings of fresh fruit, sumptuous scotch pancakes (a work of art on a plate)for me, juicy kippers with huge perfectly poached eggs for my... More

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Co Durham
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We were given a very warm welcome on arrival and shown to our room which was very clean and well decorated. The cupcakes on the tea/coffee tray made me fall immediately in love with the place! :) The breakfast was fabulous with a very good choice. The jams and lemon curd were home made and there was home made bread... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Stayed here for two nights in September 2013. Situated close to all amenities, easy to find. On street parking available. Really warm welcome from the landlady who took really good care of us. Breakfast was absolutely first class and hospitality top drawer. The rooms were comfortable. No hesitation in recommending this a hotel as a great place to stay.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We booked three nights here and from the start were made very welcome by our hosts. Joy showed us to our room and explained how the shower worked. We were asked to choose our breakfast the evening before but, as the list of options was HUGE, this was understandable. The only problem was which option choose. Wow! Everything from full... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We arrived at our accommodation and was greeted by the owner John who was expecting us and he showed us to our room. John was very warm and friendly and he showed us where everything was and how things worked, which was really helpful. The room was very spacious, as too was the en-suite. They were also extremely clean and... More

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Address: 66 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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