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The Waves

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39 Esplanade Road | South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2AT, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Waves is an amazing b&b, it has a retro vintage lounge with the most amazing wallpaper which reminded me of my childhood. Complete with a juke box for you to play free of charge. There is also a record player & vinyl. In the lounge there is wonderful Hornsea pottery where you can help yourself to coffee & homemade... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It's taken four months for us to write this review but really wanted to add to the hype surrounding this absolutely PHENOMENAL B&B. My wife and I came down from Glasgow and had the long weekend of a lifetime back in March, and so much of this was due to the unbelievable passion and quality of stay that Kevern and... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I stayed for two nights at The Waves in a family room. Comfort,cleanliness,breakfast and service are fantastic. The owners recommended a nearby Italian restaurant,it was first class. Parking is free and spaces on the road outside the B&B are readily available,a free parking permit is given. If your looking for a first class bed and breakfast The Waves is the... More 

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi Fisherprice2013, thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and thanks for coming to stay at The Waves. It's good to hear you enjoyed Tuscany Too aswell - we are really lucky to have that so close. Hope to see you again sometime. Kevern More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We have just returned from a 2 night break in Scarborough and stayed at The Waves. I always base my hotel or bb choice on reviews from Trip advisor, and I certainly was not let down. Everything was spot on, from Kevern dashing around Scarborough for some arrival treats for my daughter, to a beautifully appointed room with the best... More 

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi Kate, thanks for coming to stay with us - it's good to know those arrival treats worked out OK. Thanks for your other comments too which are much appreciated. It's good to hear you're planning to come again, so we'll look forward to seeing you then. Kevern More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in room 3 with partner. What a lovely, spacious and very clean bed and breakfast. Can honestly say that this is the nicest one me and my partner have stayed in. The owners have thought about everything to make your stay as comfy and welcoming as possible. The full English breakfast was tasty too! Will come to stay again... More 

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi Sarahndavid, that's great to hear, thank you. Thanks for coming to stay and for your comments. Hope to see you again before too long. Kevern More 

West Midlands
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is my favourite B & B in the UK. We have stayed twice now and each time have had a fantastic time. The rooms are lovely, extremely clean and very stylish. Room 3 is wonderful. The breakfasts are totally amazing - so much choice, all expertly cooked by Kevern. We just love the whole atmosphere of this amazing place... More 

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi CuratorWestMidlands, it was great to see you at The Waves again and thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Thanks for your comments too which are much appreciated. Hope to see you again sometime - maybe for a little more celebrity spotting. Kevern More 

Skipton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is an unbeatable B&B experience - relaxing, comfortable, delicious, informative, quirky, spotless, spacious ... I could go on, but you really just need to try it for yourself. If there's such a thing as artisan B&B, then this is it. You may not want to leave!

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Kevern_TheWaves, Owner at The Waves, responded to this review

Hi AdeGil60, thanks for your review and your comments - I love the idea of being an artisan B&B, so thanks for that description. Hope to see you again sometime. Kevern More 

wakefield
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Excellent stay at the waves from 27th March 29th March beautiful hotel our room spotless clean with a roll top bath in our bathroom . Excellent choice of breakfast highly recommend the waves and will be definatley be returning.

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West Boldon, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lovely hosts, lovely room and lovely breakfast. Couldn't have been better. Would definitely stay again. The special touches meant such a lot: phone call the night before to advise us of road closures, free parking disc, bottled water in room, handmade toiletries and a very helpful information booklet. The free to use jukebox, record player and records in the lounge... More 

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in October and we were bowled over by the place. The decor is stunning, simple and classy but so comfortable and welcoming. The 70's style lounge is a great touch, with a juke box and fresh coffee and cookies it was a great way to end the evening. Breakfast was stunning with so many choices including vegetarian and... More 

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