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The Sands - Sea Front Apartments

Kepwick House Peasholm Gap, Scarborough YO12 7TN England
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  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • Individually wrapped toiletries
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#3 of 54 Specialty lodging in Scarborough
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Stylish and contemporary, these 5-star luxury apartments have a magnificent location on Scarborough’s North Bay, on Yorkshire's rugged and beautiful East Coast. The Sands are luxurious, award-winning apartments and have been given a 5-star rating by VisitBritain. All apartments have modern 5-star furnishings, flat-screen TVs, DVD players and designer kitchens and bathrooms. The bathrooms come complete with luxurious toiletries and bathroom products from Elemis. Each sea-view Apartment has a grand balcony, where you can look out to Scarborough Castle and admire the stunning sea views. Every apartment is allocated a free parking space in the secure car park. There is a state-of-the-art gym for the exclusive use of guests, as well as a rooftop sun terrace with breathtaking views.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Complimentary tea
Video game console
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Electric vehicle charging station
Paid public parking nearby
Parking garage
Clothes dryer
Washing machine
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Room features
Additional bathroom
Private balcony
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
iPod docking station
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Czech and 5 more
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David S wrote a review Yesterday
Chesterfield, United Kingdom59 contributions17 helpful votes
Stayed in room 105 , 3 bedroom facing the car park . apartment first class , finishing's 5 star as advertised . The beds were hard but for 4 days not a problem . We arrived early and allowed to park in allocated space , room was ready a couple of hours early and a phone call allowed us access early . The location is first class, beach straight outside apartment , walk in to Scarborough along marine drive was easy and flat . We booked and visited the Alpamare waterpark and were very impressed and would recommend a visit. Only a couple of items to mention on the negative side the bars / restaurants that are located at the sands , one appears to close at 5 pm so we tried to get a meal in the other one only to be turned away at 6 pm because they were short staffed , we had tried to book earlier that day to be told they only operate on walk ins . On another night they closed at 6 pm because of staffing shortages , lets hope its a short term problem . The Sands are great accommodation in a great location , to the extent that I thought about not posting the review in case we cannot get in next time we want to visit . Thanks for a great break away , all the family enjoyed it .
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Claire R wrote a review Jun 16
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom22 contributions7 helpful votes
We love to visit Scarborough & particularly love staying at The Sands in a prime location in the North Bay with easy access to a convenience store & bar/restaurant. Well kept apartments with secure parking, a stones throw from Peaseholme park & right on the seashore. Apartments come fully equipped, are stylish & tastefully decorated and furnished & beds are comfortable. We’d highly recommend a stay.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Soliman wrote a review Jun 13
York, United Kingdom1 contribution
Pros : Very clean , very comfortable, amazing view Very good location lovely staff Very well equipped you don’t need to take anything with you and my kids really enjoyed it Looking forward to go there again for a longer vacation Cons ; expensive but deserves
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Annette A wrote a review Jun 13
Wales2 contributions
Had such a great time with my two sisters at The Sands. Beautiful 3 bedroom apartment. Very clean, bright and modern. Loads of room for 6. Beautiful sea views from the balcony. Will definitely visit again
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Nicola B wrote a review Jun 12
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom10 contributions8 helpful votes
This was our first time staying at the sands apartments. We were in room 102 which was a dog friendly apartment over looking the beach. It did not disappoint. The apartment was immaculate. On arrival I was asked to sign a dog policy, this included a list of rules we were asked to follow which included: no dogs allowed in the bedrooms/on the sofa or balcony etc. This didn't really bother me however I found some rules to be trivial. Half way through my stay at 9 30pm I found a dog policy had been pushed underneath my door. No comments were made just the policy. I read through it and noted I had followed the listed requirements. I rang reception and because it was now closed I was given a telephone number to call. I spoke to a gentleman who told me he had a complaint made to him regarding a dog that had urinated outside on the grass, he began to tell me that he believed it wasn't my dog but had to put a policy through each individuals door who had a dog friendly apartment. He went on to say that dogs are not to urinate on the grass outside and had to be taken on the beach or off the complex. This began to make my blood boil. Why shouldn't my dog urinate on the grass? He's a dog and why on the beach where children play?? I made my points very clear after all this was meant to be dog friendly and my dog was outside. I was told my dog needed to urinate off the complex. I was furious I explained on waking on a morning my dog would find it difficult to leave the apartment come down two flights of stairs, pass the grass where he isn't aloud to urinate down the concrete steps out of the gate and onto the promenade. I made my point clear that my dog has been trained to urinate on grass from been a puppy and will continue to wee or produce bowel movements where necessary.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
$170 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Sands - Sea Front Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Scarborough Open Air Theatre (0.2 miles), Scarborough Bowls Centre (0.2 miles), and Crazy Combat (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a fitness center, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include North Bay Fisheries, The Hideout Cafe Kitchen and Bar, and Peaches 'n' Cream.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Polish, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to The Sands - Sea Front Apartments?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hairy Bobs Cave (0.7 miles).
Does The Sands - Sea Front Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.