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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 #23 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Narelle54 Adelaide, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is just gorgeous! Kevern, the owner and his wife were just wonderful. They couldn't do enough for us. Breaksfast was amazing. The room was really light and airy. Bathroom was wonderful with a massive bath in the centre of the bathroom! Close to a few pubs, and Scarborough itself. Lovely little seaside place. Would recommend this little B&B... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an absolute gem of a B&B. I stayed here with my 7 year old in the kingsize room(Rm 3). Oodles of space,luxurious bed and bedding and enormous bathroom. Then there are all the other wonderful personal touches. The fab collection of books,organic toiletries,filtered water,locally made pottery,even bathrobes! This is 5 star luxury at its' finest. My son loved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My Husband and I stayed here for our anniversary and I cannot recommend it highly enough. Beautiful property, the location is great, the atmosphere is great, the food is great and the owners cannot do enough for you. We will be back. Room 3 is a delight, a romantic delight.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is easily the best place I have stayed in anywhere. We were in Room 2 and the room standard is A1. THE ROOM - Comfort of bed > Perfect - Room decor > Lovely (perfect) - Cleanliness > Perfect - Room amenities > Perfect BREAKFAST - Great Choice and like everything else, done with thought, care and professionalism. THE... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. Loved this place. Had to stay here after reading the quirky web page & it had a lot to live up to but it was better than we thought. Near the south cliff lift & close to the famous gardens, it's location was fantastic. The room was comfortable, the shower was brilliant. Good, powerful shower & the beds were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Waves twice now and both times have been exceptional. Excellent beds and immaculate bathrooms are both expected and found, but it's the extra twists, such as the recommended-reading basket in each room; the 'groovy 70s' lounge with its jukebox and comfy sofas; and the home-made biscuits for a guilty post-pub nibble: they're the things that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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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

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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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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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