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The Castle By The Sea
Ranked #34 of 184 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 2, 2008

This hotel is just brilliant from the moment you arrive. It has fantastic views , a delicious breakfast and really clean nice rooms. Janet and John are so friendly they made us feel really welcome. We are both artistic and for us the hotel was a total joy as it has so many fascinating features connected to the Victorian artist who had lived there. It made our stay so memorable.We loved Scarborough but staying at The Castle By The Sea was the high point of our holiday.

  • Stayed: October 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 14, 2008

We found this hotel whilst walking round Scarborough and booked a visit. We were not disappointed, from the warm welcome to the wonderful evening meals and the interest in making our stay a memorable one. Janet and John are true hosts who love people and it shows.
Nothing was too much trouble,when Janet saw we had brought our own de-caff tea bags she apologised and went to get some. Most large hotels usually say - "we don't provide them"
We have recommended this hotel to many people and already friends have stayed with others booking later in the year.
I watched the dawn break at 04.30 on the patio wrapped in a blanket with a cuppa - fantastic
We are going back for New Year when I know the atmosphere will be wonderful.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 21, 2008

We have just returned from a weekend at this hotel. We stayed for 2 nights with our two children aged 8 and 6. Whilst we were there it was my husband's 40th birthday and the owners John and Janet left a complimentary bottle of champagne in the room, which was a lovely touch. Prior to our visit I arranged with them to decorate the room with banners and balloons - and they were more than happy to help. In fact, nothing was too much trouble for them. The breakfast was lovely and the service throughout was excellent. They were great with the children and made us all feel very welcome. The views from the hotel are fantastic. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Stayed: July 2008, traveled with family
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2  Thank welovesummer
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Reviewed July 21, 2008

Booked into The Castle for my sister's graduation from Scarborough Uni. John& Janet are very hospitable, the hotel & rooms are extremely clean & well kept. The hotel’s unique position and stunning views complete the package.

The hotel is situated approximately 5 mins and £5 in a taxi from the main Sea Front area and associated attractions. However this could easily be tackled on foot, and indeed was, after a good night out.

  • Stayed: July 2008, traveled with family
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1  Thank toddyboy007
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Reviewed July 13, 2008

Superb hotel with lovely views over the north bay.
John & Janet are a wonderfull couple who could not do enough for us.
They made our short stay with them so special.
The food is excellent and sevice to match.They have a great future ahead of them in the hotel business.
For a real Scarborough experience visit "The Castle by the Sea" Hotel, You wont be disappionted.
Kev & Sarah whould like to thank them both for their lovely hospitality.
We will see you agian later in the year.

  • Stayed: July 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 27, 2008

We enjoyed our stay hugely - Janet and John are so friendly and welcoming. Food was wonderful and the rooms spacious, well decorated, comfortable and very clean. The Castle by the Sea is a unique building with loads of character - the views over both of Scarborough's bays are beautiful. I cannot recommend this hotel enough and I will definitely stay here again the next time I visit the area.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 26, 2008

Very friendly welcome. All our needs were catered for by Janet and John. They were very helpful and kind to our two young children. Lovely location and great home-cooked food. Enjoyed our stay very much, will definitely be going back soon!
Sarah and Andy

  • Stayed: April 2008, traveled with family
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Additional Information about The Castle By The Sea

Address: Cottage-By-the-Sea Mulgrave Place, Scarborough YO11 1HZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
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Ranked #34 of 184 B&Bs / Inns in Scarborough
Price Range: $79 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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The Castle By The Sea Hotel Scarborough

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