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The Almar
Ranked #7 of 182 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“great stay”
Reviewed September 17, 2011

Lovely friendly hosts,great breakfast,rooms spotless,fab location and free parking.couldnt ask for more.great value for money.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 13, 2011

Booked purely on reviews The Almar did not disappoint. From check-in to check-out the quality of service provided from Jamie, Joel & Michelle was faultless. Nothing appeared to be a problem to them (very proffesional) Room clean with usual facilties (TV, Tea Making etc)Breakfast excellent and plentiful, if only the weather could have shone as brightly as those 3 it would have capped an excellent week. We will be back

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 2, 2011

We came to this hotel on the 28th of August to stay for three nights. The staff were very welcoming and friendly and the rooms were very clean and bright. The breakfast was delicious and had a good choice of food.The rooms were always tidied well during the day and my two year old girls teddies were always sitting in a row at the top of her bed which she liked to see when she returned from our day out.We would recommend this hotel to anyone looking to holiday in Scarborough.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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North Derbyshire
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Reviewed August 31, 2011

I took a gamble, based on previous reviews, and booked The Almar for both of my cricket trips to Scarborough this summer. Then I found out it had changed hands in May!! I needn't have worried though The Almar under new ownership proved a great place to stay. A friendly welcome; a bright, clean room; and a roomy double bed (I'm 6ft 4 so I need one). A substantial, well-cooked, good quality breakfast with a good choice. Obviously Jamie, Joel and Michelle are still finding their feet but they're starting to put their own stamp on the place with new beds, curtains and carpets etc.
The Almar is very handy for the cricket and the delights of North Bay and it's only 10-15 minutes walk from the town centre. I've been staying in Scarborough, on and off, for 40 years and tried quite a few places, but this is the best accommodation I've found so far. My first impressions of the place were highly favourable. I'm looking forward to going back in August and very probably in years to come.
PS Returned in August. New carpets, new curtains and more refurbishment planned. Same friendly welcome and service. Hope to come back next year.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled solo
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 28, 2011

I booked 4 nights at the Almar during the start of the summer as a treat for my girlfriends birthday. Being a young couple, we were quite worried about how we would be treated, as we are rather mature for our age hence the trip to somewhere quiet in the uk!
But we were very happy when we were greeting just like any other guest, there was not a moment where we felt uncomfortable staying at the Almar, and even with a free drink as a birthday gift at the bar!
The owner is very nice, you won't be short of the ideas he can give you in terms of places to eat, places to go, and the breakfast is lovely. If you want the best place to stay in Scarborough, then look no further!

Oh and the beach is a really close walk!

Thanks for a great little trip,
Ben & Lauren

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 27, 2011

Everything about this place impressed me, but nothing more so than the fantastic hospitality provided by Jamie, Joel & Michelle.
Cleanliness of rooms & dining room/bar all first class, location ideal for staying local or venturing further along the main coast road to Whitby....
Delightful bistro (The Coffee Bean) on your doorstep, which is open while 9pm, along with the delightful Peasholm Park which offers a lovely pre or post meal amble.
I wish these guys all the very best with their venture, the amount of effort they put into making you feel welcome (...and the quality of the cooked breakfast) is unrivaled by anyone or anywhere else I've stayed in England. I will definitely be back & will certainly encourage family & friends to visit this place.

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 21, 2011

We wanted a loation near Peasholm Park for the evening concert.
The hotel is under new ownership and they are trying hard and suceeding.
Warm friendly welcome ,nice room and bathroom , both bright and spotlessly clean.
Excellent breakfast nicely presented.I recommend the poached eggs!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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Additional Information about The Almar

Property: The Almar
Address: 116 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QZ, 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 #7 of 182 B&Bs / Inns in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Almar 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Everyone’s idea of the perfect break is different….Whatever you are looking for though, you'll find it all here at The Almar. Our aim is to provide the perfect base where you can experience all that Scarborough has to offer, as well as all of the other numerous attractions of the North Yorkshire coast. We are located in the popular Columbus Ravine area which is very convenient for the North Bay attractions as Peasholm Park, the North Bay beaches and the Scarborough Open Air Theatre are all only a 5 minute stroll away. The entire guest house is tastefully decorated with well appointed en suite rooms. Whether you are with us for a short stay or a longer break, we are sure that you will enjoy an extremely comfortable time with us. With a warm and friendly family atmosphere, we welcome single travellers, couples, families and groups of friends alike and always ensure that everyone considers The Almar to be a real home from home! As the new owner of The Almar my aim is to continually improve the quality and facilities of the 3* guest house. With this in mind The Almar Beauty will be introduced during the summer for the convenience of all our future guests. ... more   less 
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