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The Castle By The Sea

Mulgrave Place, Scarborough YO11 1HZ, England
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic 3 nights stay which turned into 4. Stayed in room 2. Beautiful room ensuite being reburbished soon but was more than adequate. John and Janet fab hosts. Nothing too much trouble. Very dog friendly. STEEPED in history. Was shown around other rooms which were beautiful. Breakfast gorgeous wiv home made jams etc. Vast choice of cereals etc.... More 

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

I have just returned home after a lovely 2 night stay with 2 friends and would very highly recommend this hotel. The owners, John and Janet could not have been more welcoming or helpful, we arrived slightly early knowing our rooms would not be ready as we were transferring from different accomodation, they happily let me leave my car in... More 

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

My husband and I stayed at the lovely castle by the sea for 2 nights with our dog! Stayed in room 2 which had a shared seaview terrace with amazing views over the bay! We had a great time John and his wife are very welcoming and recommended lots of dog friendly pubs/restaurants. The hotel is filled with lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely two night break with our two young children and dog, we stayed in room three with access to outside patio area overlooking thebay, stunning views, lovely breakfast and john was very helpful, his wife was too. Shower was lovely and bed very very comfy had an excellent sleep. We shall be back

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit with our grandchildren who specifically asked if they could return to Castle by the Sea. Stunning position - almost next door to Scarborough Castle so easy to access either bays or the town centre. The property is Victorian with lots of character. Janet & John are super hosts. Excellent breakfast too. Our grandchildren have already said they... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights and during our stay we found the hotel to be charming and the service was outstanding. The owners were very friendly and welcoming, even adding little personal touches to our room during our stay. The breakfast was lovely and there was a very good selection on the menu. It's definitely worth booking a sea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovsomething differant lovely owners will be returning againely relaxing place nice atmosphere took my partner for 70th birthday because he loved castles a hdeaway lovely place lovely breakfast and a marvellous view off the sea

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't stayed for a while due to circumstances. Hasn't changed a bit, only the update to rooms and other areas. how people moan is beyond me.This place is so full of character and history.If you want cheap, stay at The Grand, and enjoy diarrhoea in the morning. John and Janet are the perfect hosts. Cant do enough for you.Views to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here to visit family and was impressed that the hotel is dog friendly and has separate areas for those wishing not to be around dogs - perfect for everyone. I was welcomed by owners John and Janet who are genuinely warm, friendly and very hospitable - Proving their expertise in this field. I felt I was in safe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in July 2015. Lovely big room and bathroom, and balcony with great sea views. Breakfast very good. John, the host, was very helpful and a great source of local information. An added bonus was the availability of snacks and drinks in the evening - not something you find very often in a B&B.

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