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Cavendish Hotel

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   53 Esplanade Road, Scarborough YO11 2AT, England
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Ranked #33 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and two friends have just got back from a 2 night break at this hotel and we were very happy with our stay. The service as soon as we arrived was friendly and informative; Rob gave us a tour and showed us to our room and made sure we were ok before leaving. We stayed in a triple en... More

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and i stayed at the Cavendish for four nights at the end of july. We had a nice friendly welcome from Robert. The room was lovely, nicely presented and lovley and clean. Special attention to the little touches. wonderful breakfast every morning. Really cant fault them. Will definatly stay again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayerd for three days and wished it was longer. Our hosts Jo and Rob made us very welcome . Room and hotel clean and nicely decorated and the food was out of this world. definately one to go back to Tom, Crosby

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I found the Cavendish welcoming and comfortable. The proprietor was very polite, warm and welcoming, as well as very professional in providing me with everything I might need. The hotel itself is small and a bit dated, but well presented and clean (though there is a lingering smell from the kitchen that is rather unpleasant). I booked a single room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We were made to feel really welcome and had a lovely weekend stay with superb hosts Robert and Joanne,,would certainly recommend and would use again,good location for beaches,quiet part of town,,,,Great!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

CHARGED FOR STAINING BED LINEN !! I stayed at The Cavendish which is a very small hotel with my daughter on Sat 29/3. The hotel is clean and rooms were spacious if a little dark, but it was a pleasant place, it is on a reasonably quiet road some distance from the centre. We had a decent nights sleep and... More

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Robert L, Owner at Cavendish Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, after reading it several times as it appears to contain a lot of peripheral and irrelevant information, we have summarised the facts below: 1. You appeared to have enjoyed your stay 2. You left leaving your teenage daughter’s bed with a large bright pink stain on the duvet cover, pillow cases and sheet. 3. You... More

Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

From the moment we arrived we were made very welcome by Jo. The room that we had was very spacious, a comfortable bed and very bright & clean. I also liked the little extras - a bowl of sweets, chocolates, box of tissues, cleansing lotion and body lotion. The meals are lovely, all fresh food, a choice of fresh fish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I booked 3 rooms for a conference, using this site to help with the choice. The rooms were all spacious & very comfy, fresh milk in a fridge on the landing instead of uht containers, nice lounge if you wish to use it. with magazines,TV & wii available. but it's Robs cooking that really makes this place special, 5 choices... More

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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Myself and my partner have just returned from a one night stay at the Cavendish. Overall this is a lovely b & b. The owners are so friendly and welcoming. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The added extras like sweets and biscuits were nice. It was in a quieter part of Scarborough which was nice and it felt more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Comfortable accommodations on a wonderful golf trip with friends Hosts were attentive and friendly. Would be happy to stay there again. great breakfast. Did not have dinner there but our friends said dinner was fine. Perfect location within walking distance of local attractions.e

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Address: 53 Esplanade Road, Scarborough YO11 2AT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Cavendish Hotel 4*
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The Cavendish is an eight bed roomed 4* Visit England Guest house situated in the South Cliff Area of Scarborough. We are approximately 5 mins walk away from the Spa complex and the South Beach and a 15 minute leisurely walk into Scarborough town centre. The guest house has been owned and run since November 2011 by Robert and Joanna who pride themselves on their good food and hospitality. The Cavendish has a guest lounge, bar and dining room. The Cavendish also provides evening meals. All rooms are en-suite with showers and equipped with flat screen T.V, tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryers and clock radio-alarms. Parking is on street and all parking permits required for the duration of your stay are provided free of charge. ... more   less 
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