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The Castle By The Sea

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Mulgrave Place, Scarborough YO11 1HZ, England
The Castle By The Sea
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We first came to this hotel a couple of years ago following a late decision to take a break and desperation to find somewhere that would accept a small dog. Under those circumstances we didn't expect much. We soon found that the place had history and character. We first stayed in room 2. It is amply sized, the bed is... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at this hotel, 3rd of April for three days, room 9, very clean and new carpert, some sea view, had everything we needed, on arrival we were met by John the owner, who was very welcoming, this hotel is over 200 years old and is steeped in history, the breakfast was lovely, fresh fruit and yogurt, cearal, then a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Room 2 which was lovely. Comfy chairs and bed, large ensuite with lovely towels and toiletries. The room had all you needed in terns of hair dryer, iron and plentiful supplies of tea and coffee. It was a Seaview room which had amazing views over the North Bay. There was a shared patio outside the room which... More 

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Castleford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I stayed with my small dog and three grandchildren very pleasantly suprised as read on here how mediocre it was/Personally had a wonderful stay the room was beautiful so too view and service great!!! We were made to feel very very welcome and will certainly be returning even if I get a room not as good /lovely all round and... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Me my mum,dad and our staff dog stayed for a couple of nights in nov. Well definitely WILL be returning. We were greated by the owners janet and John and they made a fuss of Bruce our staffy. The hotel is dog friendly and on the ground floor rooms you have patio doors so you can let your dog out,there... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

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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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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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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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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