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Ambassador Spa Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 - 38 Esplanade | Centre of the Esplanade, Scarborough Y011 2AY, England
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Ranked #21 of 27 hotels in Scarborough
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Wendy H York, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel,stayed a few times and can't fault it,lovely location,great facilities.Not tried the spa yet but plan to do on my next visit.Our room was on the front with a fantastic sea view overlooking the Scarborough bay in the distance which at night looks lovely all lit up.Room was very spacious spotlessly clean and very smart so was our... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are't a lot of spa hotels in Scarborough and even less when booking the morning you want to check-in after spending a fab week in the area and wanting to extend. We paid £109 for a double room with sea view, no breakfast. I would expect breakfast to be included for that money and it would've been nice. We... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location, on the south cliff, overlooking the sea. The room we stayed in was very outdated, and also very very hot. The central heating wasn't turned on (as it is July), but the room remained extremely warm all night, which made sleeping uncomfortable. Also, there were no tea/coffee-making facilities. The bathroom was grim -... More

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted a four day break in Scarborough and was looking for accommodation with a sea-view. The Ambassador Spa kept showing up on the usual booking sites and was slightly more expensive than we wanted. But at least - it did offer a sea view. We decided to go the extra cash and book a room there. In the end... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I spent one night at this hotel at the weekend. Its setting is very good. Staff members were invariably friendly and helpful. However having paid over £100 for a double room with en suite, we were amazed by the completely inadequate shower. For this reason we would not return and would not recommend it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 26th wedding anniversary and wanted something 'special'. The amount you pay you would expect that. I was disappointed initially at the size of the double room with sea view, the picture you see is basically the room, sea view is only when sitting by the window. The window only opened at most 2 inches... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so looking forward to my first visit to Scarborough, and after browsing Trip Advisor for comments about various hotels, we opted for the Ambassador. The staff overall, were fine. The staff members I encountered were very pleasant. However, it look us a while to find our room (301), as although you took lift to third floor, you then... More

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting for this hotel ,high up on the south beach front. Warm welcome from the staff and a very comfortable room with en suite. Food was very well prepared, and the breakfast delicious, served buffet style. didn't get a chance to use the spa services at the time but would like to go again soon to try some of... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi visited this hotel may /June this year went with 3 friends from work.we ad a great x.we all ad seperate rooms which overall was good it was quiet +clean.It was only a short walk into Scarborough and the weather was fantastic.we all wud go back again.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another lovely stay at the Ambassador. Only a one night stay this time to see the McBusted gig at the Open Air Theatre, but the room-104-was comfortable and clean, everything worked, and the staff as ever were excellent.And so was the food. A bar meal which was far more than I really expected and certainly solved any niggling problems of... More

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Address: 36 - 38 Esplanade | Centre of the Esplanade, Scarborough Y011 2AY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambassador Spa Hotel 3*
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#4 Spa Hotel in Scarborough #8 Family Hotel in Scarborough #13 Romantic Hotel in Scarborough
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The Ambassador Spa Hotel combines wellbeing and relaxation with contemporary luxury, all framed beautifully by our stunning Sea-Views. Pamper yourselves with a selection of rejuvenating and highly effective treatments that work in natural synergy with your skin, body & mind. Indulge in our unique multi-sensory Heat & Aqua retreat experience suite, Mud Rasul, rooftop Zen Garden & indulgent Treatment Rooms, which are the very essence of luxurious relaxation. Indulge your tastebuds on modern British cuisine in our boutique View Bistro & Bar Lounge. Shake it up with our Mixology Masterclass sessions where your group can learn how to stir up the perfect cocktail! Escape to our boutique bolthole by the sea! We’re perfect for group getaways, weddings, conferencing & events. All guests receive a boutique bedroom, free wi-fi, free parking permit with the majority of our rooms boasting stunning Sea-Views of the South Bay, Castle & Harbour! ... more   less 
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