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The Almar
Ranked #6 of 184 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Excellent value for money”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

I recently stayed for 3 nights at The Almar. I found it spotlessly clean, efficiently run with an excellent breakfast. I was made to feel very welcome by the hosts. All in all exceptional value for money and highly recommendable.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights at the Almar to celebrate Carls 50th birthday. From the moment we arrived we were treated like Jamies friends.It is in a perfect location near Peasholme park. The room was so comfortable and decorated to a high standard as was the rest of the hotel. Spotlessly clean and with everything you need to have a lovely stay.The breakfast was beautiful and plentiful. Michelle and Stacey were so friendly. Carl even got a 50th Birthday card. There are plenty of places to eat nearby. We would recommend this hotel to anyone. Home from home. Will definitely be going back. x

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

I recently stayed for just 2 nights at The Almar. My son stayed there with his daughter for a week last year and spoke very highly of the hotel - and I wasn't disappointed! I couldn't fault the place - spotlessly clean, well appointed and comfortable bedroom and an excellent breakfast. All at a very reasonable price too. They fully deserve their high rating on Tripadvisor.
YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Peter3290
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

If you are needing pampered this is the place to be. Jamie will treat you like a long lost cousin and shower you with kindness. The location is handy for everything you might need. Great restaurant nearby called the coffee bean. we had 3 super days in Scarborough and could have stayed longer enjoying the almars hospitality.Super duper breakfast as well. And the weather was fab.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Kingston upon Hull
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

A most welcoming and relaxing palce to stay. Jamie was incredibly helpful and his advice really helped us make the most of our stay in Scarbororugh. It is in pleasant location with Peasholme Park and the North Bay just a short walk away. The room we had was en-suite but basic however it was well maintained with everything there should be and all working. Although full, it was very quiet at night. The breakfast was pleasant and more than ample. There is a real attention to detail here and a genuine desire for guests to enjoy their stay.
It is a reasonable walk to South Bay but there is a regualr open top bus service along the front. An excellent palce to enjoy Scarborough from.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Many thanks to Jamie & Michelle. A very friendly welcome on arrival, which was at a time to suit us. Jamie provided a map of Scarborough with excellent directions of how to get to places and how long it would take us to get there. The guest house is beautifully decorated with a modern feel. Our room and ensuite were spotless with tea/coffee making facilities, TV , hairdryer and complimentary shower gel and shampoo. The towels and bed linen were pristine. Full english breakfast was excellent with our choices being cooked fresh to order and not at all greasy. Breakfast/bar room was also spotless. Jamie and Michelle obviously take great pride in their guest house and this shows in all aspects. Can highly recommend The Almar and if we ever visit Scarborough again we will definitely be back. Excellent value for money.

Stayed June 2013
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

What a great place to stay .Jamie was the perfect host and the
food was great and so well presented.So clean and tidy the man
puts so much effort into making you so welcome
In a great situation near to the park and for me the cricket
field it will be no surprise i will be going back to THE ALMAR
David H doncaster

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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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 #6 of 184 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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