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Palm Court Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2ES, England
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Ranked #13 of 27 hotels in Scarborough
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

++ impecable room and bathroom ++ very friendly and forthcoming staff ++ parking and free Wifi TIP: residential parking closes at 11pm. do not park in front of the hotel, seagulls have messed up my car over night very badly! Ask the night porter to open the residential parking, which he did actually offer me, and which was declined by... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Palm Court Hotel last weekend, old style grace in a good way. Room 21 is THE room to ask for, it's lovely and light and airy, well furnished and spacious. Staff were all friendly and polite Didn't stay for dinner however breakfast was very good served in the period dining room,the champagne afternoon tea seemed popular too.Price was... More

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Palm Court Hote... S, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ray B, Thank you for your comments concerning your stay with us here at the Palm Court. We do hope to see you once again when revisiting Scarborough. Kind regards Mr Jay Clements General Manager More

Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights with friends. The majority of the staff were very friendly and helpful, just one girl on reception needs a lesson in listening. The music in the lounge was very loud in the afternoon which made it difficult to have a conversation. We requested that it was turned down which she did for... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the recommendation of a neighbour we booked this hotel for a 5 night stay, during June. The location is excellent being 5 minutes, along interesting side streets, to the town centre and shopping mall. 2 minutes in the other direction to the funicular railway (cliff lift) straight down to the sea front. Private undercover parking is provided as part... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked full board. Dinner menu only changed once a MONTH. Little choice of main meals and no vegetables! After 2 days changed to 1/2 board. £5.00 extra charge for small piece beef and £6.00 extra for lamb.

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Palm Court Hote... S, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary B, Thank you for your considered view concerning your stay with us here at the Hotel. I am sorry that the Hotel did not meet your expectations in relation to the food. Our menu does change monthly and I can assure you that all meals come with vegetables and exciting accompaniments. By virtue of the ingredients our "mise... More

Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

First visit to palm court being disabled often have difficulty but no problem scooter straight in the door able to leave in lounge on charge cannot praise the staff and quality of hotel enough great food and attentive staff made this the best holiday I have had for years they even laid on a special meal for our anniversary full... More

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Palm Court Hote... S, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sheila H Thank you for your kind words in relation to your recent stay with us here at the Hotel. Your comments will be passed on to all staff , so on behalf of myself, Kevin and the rest of the staff here at the Hotel we look forward to seeing you back at Christmas . Kind regards Mr... More

Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was our first stay at the palm court, everything was excellent enjoyed our stay so much have booked again for next year, 2minutes to lift down to the sea front great!! Would certainly reccomend this hotel, food was great, all areas of the hotel were excellent!!

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Palm Court Hote... S, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pammy815, For your first visit here at the Hotel may I take this opportunity to thank you for such positive comments concerning your stay. We hope to see you all again when returning to Scarborough. Kind regards Mr Jay Clements General Manager More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Our recent stay at this hotel was so varied I can honestly only summarize it into a list of good & bad points, so here goes: Firstly the good: Lovely looking building with excellent public areas, nicely decorated. Extremely friendly and welcoming staff Only a short walk from the south bay Free secure car parking. Excellent tasty breakfast Now the... More

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Third visit to Palm Court. Very welcoming hotel.Super location for beach and town centre with free parking.Lovely lounges to sit in and rooms of a good standard with everything you need.Staff are very attentive and friendly. Food of a very high standard - particularly enjoyed sweets. Will be back!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Lovely room, beautifully clean and tidy.Cooked breakfast served to your table.Lovely friendly helpful staff.Great location,FREE undercover parking. Great location in the centre of town.Free wi-fi.This is the only hotel I wouldn't choose anywhere else to stay in Scarborough. .. Highly recommended.

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Palm Court Hote... S, General Manager at Palm Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Misslittleboss, I will relay your comments on to all relevant departments concerning your positive feedback from your experience here at the Hotel. On behalf of myself and all of the staff here we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the not too distant future. Kind regards Mr Jay Clements General Manager More

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Additional Information about Palm Court Hotel

Address: St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Palm Court Hotel 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Scarborough #5 Business Hotel in Scarborough #12 Romantic Hotel in Scarborough
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For over 30 years our family owned, highly rated, AA 3 star hotel is the perfect place to explore, relax and enjoy all that Scarborough and the North York Moors National Park has to offer. Currently rated the highest 3 star hotel. Commanding a wonderful central position, the elegant Palm Court Hotel boasts one of the most prestigious locations in Scarborough. Set against a backdrop of beautiful heritage coastline, the hotel venue offers an invigorating experience, whether your stay involves pure pleasure or business. Experience a high standard of service from our friendly, professional and welcoming team. Upon arrival, there is guaranteed FREE parking available to all hotel residents, which is unique for Scarborough town centre. FREE use of Internet throughout the Hotel. Also during your stay, relax in our indoor swimming pool, for the use of hotel residents only. ... more   less 
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