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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 16, 2016

I looked on trip advisor to see other people's reviews and thought....I'm onto a winner here! It was a surprise 5 nights away for my husbands birthday.. When we arrived we were there less than 1 minute,hand travel bag still in our hand when Joy came through...No introduction! and said "That will be £265 to pay"!!! My husband and I...

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Well this review I must say is "a bit disappointing." First of all can I say that on a arrival you were taken into the dinning room to sign the registration form and to fill in about any food allergies you may have and it is always at this point that the rest of the payment is always taken. This...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Another excellent holiday in Scarborough thank to John and Joy. Kensington is an ideal base for holidaying in Scarborough. Just around the corner from Scarborough Cricket Club where we watched Yorkshire play Middlesex. John and Joy were, once again excellent hosts. Joy supplied us with bus timetables so that we could travel around North Yorkshire and see some lovely countryside....

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review it is always a pleasure to see you both. Hope to see you again very soon and so glad you enjoyed our countryside too.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Excellent small B&B in a good location in Scarborough. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the breakfast is excellent, with fresh baking every day as well as the usual things. The hosts are very friendly and can't do enough for you.

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do try our best.

North Berwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We had great weather and lots of walking from this convenient base. lovely places to eat out and a huge variety. We went to Thai Smile and across the road to Az. Great breakfasts and very friendl and knowledgeable owners. We will be back.

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review glad you enjoyed staying with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Sheffield
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We had a lovely stay at the Kensington. Room was a small double not massive but all we needed, really well decorated and modern bathroom with shower. Hosts went to a lot of effort to make our stay a comfortable one - particularly with the little cookie/muffin treats that were left in our room and the cafetiere! Highlight of our...

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. The top rooms are smaller than the 1st floor ones and indeed they are our new large singles from now on. Glad you enjoyed your breakfast and hope to see you both again soon.

Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We was welcomed by the owners John and Joy who made us feel very relaxed and welcome.the breakfast was first class with plenty of choices.we was given information on the local activities and were to go in the local area.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Lovely cosy get away, in a great location, hoteliers are friendly and welcoming, very helpful, all food in Homemade and well presented, nice little touches, rooms warm, clean and cosy, will be back again one day

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you both again soon hope you enjoyed the pancakes.

Deepcar, Sheffield
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Room 3 again with the sitting room attached. Breakfast brilliant as usual, the homemade yoghurt's, cooked breakfast everyday cooked to perfection. Joy and John are fantastic host's who enjoy what they do day in day out, this you can tell and it makes for a much needed and comfortable stay. Thanks once again to you both and we will see...

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to see you two. You make my week with all the laughs we have. joy

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Would just like to say our stay at the Kensington Guest House was an enjoyable one. The hosts Joy & John provided a friendly service. The room was super. Tea coffee & other beverages in the room was a bonus. Along with the homemade buns. :) The variety on the breakfast list was endless. Nothing was too much trouble. All...

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay. We do try hard to find different things to put on the breakfast menu so glad you enjoyed it. joy

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Can not fault home from home and after a hard day the little treat waiting on your return just hit the spot lovely home made products for Breakfast fast knowledge of the area book with convidence you wont be let down a little gem on the out skirts of town so not much noise

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Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. Glad you enjoyed the treats in the room. I love baking for our guests and it is so nice when they enjoy them. joy.

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Kensington Guest House

Address: 66 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Price Range: $61 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kensington Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Room 3 has bedroom with TV, TV/lounge room and bathroom with large shower. Too the front, but had no problem with road noise.”
noellef348, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“The room needs a decent mirror chair is to big and heavy and duvet are OK in winter a nice cotton sheet is good for summer. ”
homealott, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 3!! ”
iantrevors, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see them on arrival or look on website”
trac237, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 4!”
KarenMants, Apr 17, 2016 | Read review
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