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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   39 Esplanade Road | South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AT, England
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Ranked #29 of 181 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an amazing B and B. Its clean, modern and beautifully looked after. The food is lovely and the hosts couldn't be more welcoming. The added bonuses of good wifi and parking permits made it a great, stand out choice for us and we won't hesitate in returning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here in the family room. Lovely good sized room with king size bed and a proper single ( no put me up beds here ! ). Nice ensuite . Very clean and welcoming . The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Our 8 year old loved the lounge as it had games in for him to play... More

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hello Claire D, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay, and that playing Frustration wasn't too frustrating. Thanks for the comments. Kevern More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Lovely friendly hotel with an extensive menu including lots for veggies and vegans. Very tasteful and comfortable room, immaculately clean with extra touches like locally sourced food, furniture and toiletries. I can highly recommend this hotel which is less than 15 minutes walk from the train station, very close to the seafront and has an amazingly stylish lounge with books,... More

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi Sheeganlady, thank you for your comments and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Kevern More

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Booked The Waves for family visiting us in Scarborough recently and they had a wonderful stay, they couldn't have been happier with the location, hosts and especially the breakfast. This is a real hidden jem as most of the customers keep going back so it must be good, we will always recommend it for friends and family.

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hello Weezscarby, I'm glad your family enjoyed their stay and thanks for being prepared to recommend us to other family and friends. Kevern More

Paphos, Cyprus
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Waves in the South Cliff area of Scarborough, close to the lift down to the beach. The property is a lovely old building with original features which has been brought into the 21st century with cool decor EXCEPT for the guest lounge which is 70's Funky!!! There's a juke box (sadly not working during our visit) or you can... More

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Kevern_TheWaves, Manager at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi happilyreplete, thanks for coming to stay with us at The Waves, and thanks for your review. I hope we'll see you again sometime, and I hope the jukebox will be back in action by then - we're not giving up on it yet. Kevern More

North East England
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The location of Waves was a quiet and elegant area called South Cliff and in close proximity to the sea and cliff lift and short walking distance to the town centre. The house is Victorian with eclectic post-modern details, warm shades and natural wood. The hosts were friendly and helpful. Attentive yet unobtrusive. Kevern (published author and music fan) was... More

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments, Venus67. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay - it's good to have style comments from a Modernist too. Hope to see you again sometime. Kevern More

Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had a wonderful stay with our 10 year old. Spacious rooms. Beds so comfortable. Rain flower shower. All added up to great facilities. Location was great 2 minutes from cliff lift. Parked right outside. Hosts were friendly, helpful and very welcoming. Excellent choice for breakfast, organic and vegans catered for. My son and I had great fun playing records... More

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi jcsyme, thanks for your review, and thanks for coming to stay - it's great to see a 10 year old choosing to put The Undertones on the record player. Kevern More

Oakham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Only managed the one night this time-in fact if we couldn't have got in at the Waves we probably wouldn't have made the detour to Scarborough. Haven't got anything but the highest of praise for this B&B-in fact it verges on the boutique style because of it's amenities and comfort. The whole package is excellent. Kevern is a great host... More

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Thanks, Graham, for coming to stay again, and for your comments which are much appreciated. Hopefully we'll see you again before too long. Kevern More

Lancashire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We agree with previous reviewers about how good the breakfast was, the home baked cookie in the lounge. The beds were comfy, particularly we were travelling as family of three, had a king and single bed in the room. Both beds were beautiful. I like to emphasise on the little things makes this b&b special. 1) Kevin has bags of... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Arrived a tad early as we were excited for our break and welcomed without a problem, given a parking permit and shown to our room. Quite a few flights of stairs but not a problem. The room, 6, lovely, great big attractive bed, just a little surprised at the lack of space in the room. It was quite abit smaller... More

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Address: 39 Esplanade Road | South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Waves 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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The Waves is four star silver award B&B in the beautiful South Cliff area of Scarborough. The cosy Victorian house has seven stylish rooms with modern decor, pure white Egyptian cotton linen, feature handmade wooden furniture, Freeview, fair-trade teas, real coffee and bottled water. The fantastic breakfast menu has received a breakfast award and includes free range full English breakfast and other options, including vegetarian choices and home baked bread, made with organic local ingredients. Free parking, free Wi-Fi. Enjoy home-made cookies and play the jukebox and vinyl in the cool retro lounge. Close to the Spa Complex and beach, near local restaurants and pubs and a short walk to the town centre, Stephen Joseph Theatre and Hull University Scarborough Campus. ... more   less 
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