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Raincliffe Hotel
Ranked #13 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Monroe, WA
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

Very comfortable, we were very happy here. The owners are very cute together. I had a sore throat and the owner went and got me some throat lozenges...which I truly appreciated!! The breakfast was very nice and had a great selection of food. It was all around a very enjoyable place to stay. We would definitely come back!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

I've lost count of the number of times we've stayed with Katherine & Mal. The welcome is always special & have enjoyed our stays at the Raincliffe Hotel. We love the extra spacious rooms that have just been completed this year; they are so light & beautifully decorated (Well done Katherine). The Evening meals that we enjoy are exceptional & of really high quality. Mal makes a point of only using locally sourced ingredients, wherever he can. We never know "what’s for tea" until we arrive & this weeks Chicken & Leek pie with all the trimmings was scrummy.... mmmm! (Thank you Mal). After a good nights sleep in a lovely comfy Four Poster bed, we went down for breakfast- I had Kippers & brown bread with Lea & Perrins sauce - fantastic( although I may break with tradition the next time & try the Yorkshire Sauce you suggested Mal), Allan had his usual cooked Breakfast- which sets him up for the day. Already booked in for next month. We highly recommend this hotel as being a really welcoming home from home Thanks to the hospitality of Katherine & Mal. xxx

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

we have just arrived home after staying at the raincliffe hotel we found the hotel excelent the room was spottless and the hosts mal and kath were brillaint i can honestly say this is the best hotel we have stayed at and the food is excellent mal cooks a mean breakfast the size of the breakfast is huge but you get so many choices both mal and kath cant do enough for you i would strongley recomend this hotel to any one we will deff be going back for another stay

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

Having read the reviews for this hotel I was sceptical that it wouldnt be able to live up to its expectations...but it absolutely did ! We were welcomed by Katherine and Mal who were very friendly and excellent hosts throughout our stay. The building is kept upto a very high standard...even as we arrived which is almost the end of the season they were having a new sign fitted etc. The cleanliness everywhere was spot on. The quallity of furniture and furnishings was of a high standard and the beds were very comfortable. We paid a small amount (£4.00) for a parking permit which allowed us to park right outside the hotel for 4 days. The breakfast was also excellent...even with a fussy OAP we had in our party ! If we returned to Scarborough we would 100% stay here again.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

we have stayed at the raincliffe 2 Times now and it really is an amazing place to stay, the beds are extremely comfortable, the cleanliness is excellent, amazing outdoor seating area which was lovely to enjoy several beers on from a well stocked bar on a warm day!!!! Breakfast is absolutely fantastic with an amazing variety of cereals,fruit, and cooked breakfast which really is an amazing plate full!!!!!!! We feel non of this would be to the high standards that they are if it wasn't for the proprietor's Kath and mal, they really do make the Raincliffe the excellent facility it is, we feel the best in Scarborough with such a personal service!!! We will definitely highly recommend this without a shadow of a doubt.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

Anyone going to Scarbourgh for a Holiday would be hard pushed to find a better place to stay than the Raincliffe. The Hosts Mal@Katherine make you feel very special, the rooms are large and kept in pristine condition, the food is cooked to perfection and the portions are huge. When we hopefully return to Scarborough we wouldn't dream of staying anywhere but the RAINCLIFFE.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one night. The hotel is nice and well located, just a short stroll from the seafront. Mal and Katherine are great hosts, welcoming and friendly. We were in the four poster room which is very nice. Breakfast was terrific, especially for my vegetarian girlfriend - to replace the meat she had extra egg, tomato and hash brown and all without having to ask! Note to hotel owners - just because veggies don't eat meat doesn't mean they don't eat! All in all a lovely place to stay if you are in Scarborough.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Additional Information about Raincliffe Hotel

Property: Raincliffe Hotel
Address: 21 Valley Road, Scarborough YO11 2LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 182 B&Bs / Inns in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Raincliffe Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Are you fed up with searching for the right combination of quality and value when staying in beautiful Scarborough? Look no further than the Raincliffe. We are a top graded licensed small hotel/guesthouse, ten minutes level walk to Spa, south beach, theatres with the town and museums also close by. We offer excellent refurbished accommodation (not just a lick of paint), consistently high standards with comfortable beds, spotless en-suites, high quality food and most importantly a warm, genuine welcome. Consistently positively reviewed on many accommodation websites for the last 5 years, contributor to the 'Scarborough' TA forum and winners of Channel 4's '3 in a bed'. We welcome well behaved children over 8 years and regret that we do not accept pets. ... more   less 
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