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The Chessington

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PP, England
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Ranked #99 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chessington is a family-run B&B in an Edwardian hotel. We had a room at the top with great views of The Crescent and of South Bay beyond it. The location really can't be beaten - it's about halfway between the railway station and South Bay, making access to both the town and the seafront about as great as it... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel which is a B&B many times before. Kate & Adrian who run this are excellent hosts. It is ideally placed for all amenities ie shops, beach, walks and railway station. The view from the front over the park is beautiful. Parking is round the crescent with permit parking obtained from the hotel. This hotel... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed with 2 friends for 1 night. We had a room at the front of the hotel overlooking the park. It was a nice size and the bathroom was clean and tidy. The beds were a bit rickety but comfy and the decor was a little dated. The staff were all very friendly and very helpful. Breakfast had a... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not brand new but with traditional charm. Staff I met were all very friendly and checking in took only seconds. Room was small but not cramped. Breakfast was substantial, in scope and quantity. I think you would struggle to find anything to compare for the price.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights and had a front room at the top. The hotel was obviously a bit classy in its time but is now showing its age. It was hot but there was no ventilation through the staircase or passages which left it all having a musty feel. Parking was fine with the £3 tickets. The location is the... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

As many reviews have said, it's a traditional style of hotel, quite dated, but charming. The female owner was very friendly. Lovely location on the crescent. We got a parking permit that covered us for more than 12 hours but we were lucky to get a space. Our room however was quite disappointing. We had a family room at the... More

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KateChessington, Owner at The Chessington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. I would like to take the opportunity of responding to some of your points, Firstly, I cannot stress enough how we take any negative comment seriously, and any problem which occurs during a guests visit, we would deal with at the time of there stay.... More

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

just returned from the chessington hotel stayed for one night, I would recommend this hotel we stayed in room 2 and had everything we needed coffee, tea, hot chocolate packet of cookies the room was clean and we had garden views, the landlady is very friendly we bought a parking ticket from her for £3 we arrived 12.30ish and the... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We have stayed here before and wanted to book a front room for 4 nights. The man on the phone was very off in his attitude and wouldn't let me reserve a room at the front. His attitude was "Listen lovey, I'm not prepared to guarantee you a front room if you book as I might get someone who wants... More

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KateChessington, Manager at The Chessington, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, despite not staying with us, I am sorry you didn't get the response from us you wanted, but the reason we have a policy of guests not being able to book a particular room, is because we only have 4 rooms overlooking the front and if we promise a certain... More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is an attractive hotel set in a crescent of similar buildings overlooking a small park. It is conveniently placed for the railway station and shopping area and not too far from the beach. My room was pleasantly old fashioned but with all the facilities you need for a couple of overnight stays. The excellent breakfast was freshly cooked to... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Stayed here March 14-16th weather was not bad, stayed in room 1 which was a little small, but clean and cosy, had everything in it for a weekend stay, shampoo/shower/soap etc., tea/coffee etc., only do B & B but that was very good plenty of choice, fresh cooked to order! Unfortunately no lift so steps to climb, but would still... More

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Address: The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chessington 4*
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