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The Headlands Hotel
Ranked #10 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

Me and my girlfriend stayed at the headlands for one night for a weekend at the racing. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Everywhere was clean and the staff were very pleasent and helpful. Nothing was never too much trouble. Breakfast in the morning was brought forward a little earlier than the scheduled time to accommodate those going to the racing. Couldn't ask for more!

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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 21, 2012
Thanks ever so for your fantastic review. It was lovely to meet you both and hopefully we will see you again for next years racing.
Regards, Dave & Gill.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

We have just returned from a four night stay in Scarborough. We haven't stayed at this hotel before and we stayed in Room 6 in a twin bedded room. The room was very clean and comfortable. We did find the room very warm although we kept the windows open. We do think that the shower room needs modernising. Other than that we had a very enjoyable stay and the owners go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. The breakfasts are very substantial and there is a good choice of cereals and fruit etc., We enjoyed our stay.

Room Tip: If it is during a very hot period Room 6 would be v hot even with windows open.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your smashing comments and am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and for the most part liked your room. As for that room being too hot ( not something that's been much of a problem for most of this year ! ) but should you come and visit us again and if you are lucky and experience a similar problem please mention it to us because we would happily provide you with a fan. You are right about the shower room being in need of a bit of modernisation and this winter the plan is to do just that. Anyway I hope we will see you both again.
Regards Dave & Gill.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

The staff are lovely. Rooms are adequate and clean. Bathrooms are small but it's not really an issue.
The breakfast was lovely and overall it was really good value for money.
The only thing its scores down on is the corridors smell funny.

  • Stayed September 2012
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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 21, 2012
Thank you so much for your lovely comments and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your break with us. As for the "funny smell" in the corridors, I can only assume that you are referring to my squirty air freshener thingies, I can't think what else it could be. Anyway I hope that won't put you off coming to see us again.
Regards, Dave & Gill.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

My wife, two late teenage children and i stay two nights from august bank holiday monday for 2 nights. It was not very expensive £27 per person per night and the brekfast is very good. my daughter did not want the english brekfast but there is enough choice even for her to have a good meal. the hotel is very quiet at night and the only issue i had was i found the double bed in the family room far too soft.the children shared the room in bunk beds there issue was who slept on the top bunk. the bathroom had a bath and shower and was nice and big. my children told me that they had problems with the wifi in our room but it was a little better when we went in the bar.
the headlands is very clean and because we had little space in our room when we were in the hotel we spent time in the bar area. everytning of interest in scarborough is with in walking distance.

Room Tip: the family room for four does not have a sea veiw but is very good value
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 21, 2012
Thank you for your largely positive review and I am pleased that you all enjoyed your breakfast. Moving on to your slight issues. I'm sorry that you found the double bed a bit soft but as I have said before it is impossible to buy a mattress that suits everybody's personal preference so we buy ones that are medium/firm in the hope that it will suit the majority of guests. The reason that there was not much space in your room is that to be honest that room is not designed for what was in effect 4 adults. Anyway I hope you will visit us again in the not too distant future but if you do may I respectfully suggest that it might be a good idea to book a double and a twin to give you all more space.
Regards Dave & Gill.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

We stayed here over the august bank holiday, and received a very warm welcome from Dave the proprieter, our room was spotless as was the whole hotel, the breakfast is excellent and the staff make it a very enjoyable experiance, the lounge and bar are a delight to rest in after a long day,
would highly recommend to everyone.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 21, 2012
Thank you very much for your fantastic comments.I am so pleased that you found your stay with us here at The Headlands an enjoyable experience and thank you for your recommendation. I hope we will be seeing you both again soon.
Regards, Dave & Gill Gardiner.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2012

This hotel was excellent we only booked it the day before we went and the room and food was great the location was great . We went on thurs 23rd august 2012 for 1 night we had a family room and it was room 19 and there was plenty of space

Room Tip: The rooms was all quiet
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 17, 2012
Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the room, food and location which are pretty important components if a holiday break is going to be enjoyed and glad that we could help with those 3 things. We very much hope that you will return in the not too distant future.
Regards Dave & Gill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

I stayed at the Headlands with my daughter for three nights and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. The owners were very friendly, made the effort to converse with all the guests and made us feel welcome. The breakfast was great and a good selection was available. The twin room we had was clean, comfortable and more than adequate as a base for our stay. Top marks.

  • Stayed August 2012
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Thank falcon2803
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Gilly999, Owner at The Headlands Hotel, responded to this review, September 17, 2012
I am so glad that you and your daughter enjoyed your stay with us . We do like to converse with all our guests and try to make them feel welcome because to my mind that is one of the advantages we have over the larger establishments which have every facility you can think of but can feel a bit impersonal. I sincerely hope that we shall see you both again.
Regards, Dave & Gill.
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Property: The Headlands Hotel
Address: 16 Weydale Avenue, Scarborough YO12 6AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 182 B&Bs / Inns in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Headlands Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome awaits you at The Headlands Hotel in Scarborough, we are a 4star self classified detached family run Guest House ideally located on Scarborough's favoured North bay. Situated in a quiet area yet just a five minute stroll from the beach and all other attractions and amenities like Peasholm Park, North Cliff Golf Club, Indoor Bowls Centre, Scarborough cricket ground and The New Open Air Theatre. All our bedrooms, some of which come with stunning sea and castle views,are en-suite, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean. All are equipped with Flatscreen TVs with Freeview, Tea & coffee making facilities, Radio/Alarm clocks, Hairdryer and a range of courtesy toiletries. We also have a spacious yet cosy Lounge with a well stocked Bar ideal for unwinding with a drink after a hectic and fun packed day. There is free WiFi internet access. We have a small private car park but there is also plentiful free parking right outside the Guest House. We are an ideal base for exploring all that Scarborough and the surrounding area has to offer like Whitby to the north, Filey & Bridlington to the south and of course York to the west. We pride ourselves on our warm, friendly and informal atmosphere which is why so many people choose to come and see us year after year. So if you are heading for Scarborough head for The Headlands !! ... more   less 
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