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Mulgrave Place, Scarborough YO11 1HZ, England
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The Castle By The Sea
Ranked #63 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have reviewed this guest house as very good on two previous occasions, however, I was really disappointed on this visit. We were given a sea view room on the first floor which was cold, miserable and dinghy! The room felt as though it had not been used for some time hence the very cold feel to the bedding. We... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

second visit to the castle by the sea, fabulous hosts, breakfasts amazing thank you janet. rooms lovely and comfy, hope to return again soon.. added bonus of parking which is a great as scarborough parking is a nightmare.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just spent a lovely weekend at the Castle By The Sea. It is a wonderful old building with fantastic views from the outside terrace where we enjoyed a large pot of tea. There is a comfy lounge area and a rather splendid dining room. Even though we had the last available room which is one of the smallest, there was... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed for three nights in Rooms 2 and 3. These rooms have access to a lovely terrace and room 2 has a great view. ( would ask for 1 & 2 next time). Great welcome. Help with the cases. Choose this hotel as we could take our dog and it could go everywhere in the hotel. Room was fine. nice... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a historic building, having been the home of the artist John Atkinson Grimshaw, & situated on the headland, just under the castle. The bedrooms are comfortable, although the decor is a bit dated. The dining room is very appealing, with its lantern roof, & old wooden fireplace, & prints of Atkinson Grimshaw's paintings. The lounge is comfy, with... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

John his adorable.he can't do enough to make your stay special gorgeous view great breakfast and beautiful surroundings it shall be a welcome return.we had a room down stairs that had a four poster bed and ensuite, the lounge even had a games console for the kids while you enjoy a cream tea with home made preserves and a breath... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in room 3 it was a good size room and very clean I was a little disappointed by the fact that there was no window in the room instead there was a door which had a frosted window in it which lead out onto a terrace. The shower room was clean but dated and I we really struggled... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Just got back after staying here again 4 nights with my son and partner, John and his wife terrific cant do enough for you,came last year and will again next year if not sooner,read some other comments but do disagree with one of them as how can the conservatory be painted if guests are using it,give the man a chance,

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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

visited in May, very old fashioned, furniture quite dated and worn in areas. breaakfast and evening meals served in conservatory which hadnt seen a lick of paint in years. the "balcony" on our room was a disgrace - worn out - and not useable - patio furniture, a pond kind of attraction that was just green water with fly larvae... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Previously stayed here in 2010. Again, very hospitable, friendly service. Good full English breakfast (with home made preserves) sets you up for the day. Can be taken in the conservatory with fantastic views of Scarborough's North Bay. Very good location on the headland just below Scarborough Castle, near St Mary's church. Not too far from the town, restaurants and harbour... More

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Address: Mulgrave Place, Scarborough YO11 1HZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Castle By The Sea Hotel Scarborough

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