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The Chessington

The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PP, England
The Chessington
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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 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had a wonderful weekend at the chessington, room was excellent, very clean and a fantastic view. The owners were absolutely brilliant with my 2 children and my 3 year old is even wanting to go back to see " the nice lady" highly recommended!!

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stayed at my favourite Scarborough hotel for another short 3-day break and, as usual, was not disappointed - friendly owners and staff (and friends), comfy room and usual excellent freshly cooked breakfast to start the day. Look forward to coming back next year for a few more short breaks.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Arrived in Scarborough by train and only a short walk to the hotel, front of the hotel is situated on a quite looking street with a small park area infront. Outside seating available. Made to feel very welcome on arrival, given a family room at the very top of the hotel, overlooking the back of the shopping centre. Room tired... More 

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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just had a 3 night stay good location but parking can be a problem but managed to find a spot, our room had a fantastic view second floor, the room itself was a bit tired the curtains came off the rails so had to faff about with them room size was not the biggest space but adequate the bathroom could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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Scunthorpe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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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 

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