The Royal Hotel - Scarborough

St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO11 2HE  show map
 3 stars
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The Royal Hotel - Scarborough

Internet

Paid internet access

Parking

Indoor parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Located close to a sanctuary, a theater and a castle, The Royal Hotel offers a hot tub, loungers and a rooftop terrace. Featuring regency architecture, the hotel occupies a 5-story building opened in 1883.

The property is 200 meters away from Scarborough Magistrates, Tourist Information Centre and Scarborough Library and Information Centre. Guests can get to Scarborough city center, which is 1 km away.

Direct access to the local beach and a harbour and gardens is provided.

75 minutes' drive from Durham Tees Valley airport and 5 minutes' walk to Scarborough train station.

Rooms

Non-smoking rooms at The Royal Hotel are equipped with an iron with ironing board, a dressing room, heating, multi-channel TV and a writing table. The rooms look on to the bay. The rooms feature a contemporary interior.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant international dishes are served. At the elegant snack bar guests will enjoy a selection of afternoon tea, refreshments and coffee.

Services

Such facilities as a lift, parking and a designated smoking area are available on-site.

Relax

The hotel offers various facilities, such as a spa centre, a health club and a sauna along with massage and steam baths.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   118.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid internet access
  • Parking
  • Indoor parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 15 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO11 2HE

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City Center
  • Scarborough
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Scarborough Train Station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    118

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Standard Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 155 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
      Size: 220 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO11 2HE

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        City Center
        • Scarborough
          1000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Scarborough Train Station
          1700 ft
        • Bus stop
          1700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          118

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedScarboroughThe Royal Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Amalthea Gifts & Collectibles - 400 ft
        • Captains House - 700 ft
        • Blandscliff Gallery & Open Studio - 700 ft
        • Scarborough Art Gallery - 700 ft
        • Stephen Joseph Theatre - 1000 ft
        • Scarborough Fair - 1700 ft

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 700 ft

        Places of interest

        • Scarborough Library and Information Centre - 400 ft
        • Mecca Social Club - 700 ft
        • Tourist Information Centre - 700 ft
        • St Marys Church With Holy Apostle - 1400 ft
        • Scarborough Magistrates - 1700 ft
        • Westover Club - 2700 ft

        Train stations

        • Scarborough Train Station - 1400 ft
        • Scarborough Train Station - 1400 ft

        Amusement

        • Arcadia - 400 ft
        • Fantasy Forest - 400 ft
        • J Shaw - 400 ft
        • South Bay Beach - 700 ft
        • Scarborough Snooker Centre - 700 ft
        • Marshalls Amusements - 1000 ft
        • Hollywood Plaza Cinema - 2300 ft
        • luna park - 2300 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Scarborough Castle - 2000 ft
        • The Spa Scarborough - 2000 ft

        Museums

        • Rotunda Museum - 400 ft
        • Wood End Museum - 700 ft

        Parks

        • Scarborough cricket club - 3000 ft

        Theaters

        • Futurist Theatre - 700 ft
        • Scarborough Theatre Development Trust - 1400 ft

        Local attractions

        • Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park - 5.8 mi
          Scarborough Road, Filey
        • York Railway Station - 12.1 mi
          Station Rd, York
        • Filey Beach - 6.8 mi
          Filey Cliff Road, Filey
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          118

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedScarboroughThe Royal Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        The Royal Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Royal Hotel

        Average guest rating

        6.8out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 793 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          The location is fantastic, and the staff and food very good.

          The interior of the hotel could do with modernising to reflect the price.

        • Single
          6.6

          Excellent meals - catering staff very friendly and helpful

          On arrival I was quite thirsty but there was no kettle in room. Telephone did not appear to be working so had to go down four floors to reception where I asked for a kettle to be brought up to room. Two hours later I had to go down to reception again, only one lift worked during my stay, and asked once again for a kettle. On this occasion the receptionist remained seated in the office and made me feel I was being a nuicance. I mentioned the phone didn't seem to be working but she wasn't interested. Kettle brought up within 10 minutes

        • Couple
          8.8

          Friendly helpfull staff Good allround facilties, the pool/spa and location been the main reason for booking this hotel with the great british weather.

          The only real let down was the state of the building allthough was clean. In real need of investment and getting a good bit past quirky? Allthough I would consider staying here again I would check first to see what has changed since it has been bought by britania chain?

        • Couple
          3.2

          The breakfast buffet was good

          The reception staff were appallingly rude and tried to charge me twice for my room. The room itself was atrocious; much smaller than indicated by the pictures online. There was a television that did not work (allegedly a hotel-wide issue), rust on the taps, damp in the ceiling and huge piles of bird droppings on the window ledges. The toilet didn't flush. The jacuzzi in the basement, one of the principle reasons for our booking, apparently hasn't worked 'for 8-9 months'. Several rooms are considered 'below budget' according to the duty manager and so are terrible value for money. I would never stay here or any Britannia Hotel again- save your money and use one of the excellent bed and breakfast's nearby instead!

        • Group of friends
          7.8

          excellent location for beach and shopping. Breakfast was excellent. Reception staff very pleasant and helpful. Oppulent entrance and staircase, still gorgeous despite its age.

          Carpark too far away for anyone with mobility problems. Hotel has seen better days, but it still is beautiful , if shabby.

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          We love Scarborough and we love the Royal Hotel. We have stayed here many times. Staff are friendly and the breakfast is excellent. Plenty of hot water and shower pressure. We do hope that the Royal will be given some tlc under the new ownership, as it has become a little run down over the past few years. We will return!!!

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          ballroom

          some corridors a little shabby

        • Single
          5.8

          Hotel location fine near shops upper level of scarborough. Food was nice and longe to relax in was nice. Staff were lovely, polite and smart looking a credit to the company.

          Pool area worse for wear needs investment badly, put a downer on what should be a classy hotel. Rooms could also be updated some furniture worse for wear.

        • Older travelers
          4.6

          It's location

          Room was far too warm the undrerfloor heating is not controlable, when we asked for a fan receptiopn wasn't very helpful infact stone faced the only one who cracked a smile was the girl from the Philipeans. Our room wasn't very clean ( a lot of dust where the vacumb cleaner doesn't pass) We finaly got a fan on day 2 but this rattled more than Jed Clampits truck so was useless. The leisure facilities are not very clean either and it was obvious that the spa hasn't worked for a considerable time nor has the steam room, the pool was like a hot bath and the surrounding areas dirty that said the attendant was very friendly and helpful. Car parking is quite a distance away and costs £7.20 per day with discount voucher.

        • Group of friends
          5.0

          The location and views were excellent. The faded grandure of the decor and the fittings were lovely to look at.

          Our room was poorly ventilated, above the bins and kitchens (noise at all times) and in sad need of redecoration. There were virtually no staff - on Sunday one staff member seemed to be running the restaraunt, bar and bar snacks. This was clearly too much for one person and it was only his good nature that kept us in the venue. The hotel looks like it is decaying - it might have been exceptional but that was 20-30 years ago and low staff numbers are not the way to compensate for this.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Good valure for money the old features and good breakfast

        • Older travelers
          5.8

          Function room was lovely. Food and service at tables excellent. Grandeur of the hotel wonderful.

          We couldn't find the room because the room number wasn't on the direction plaques until right next to the room when a small paper ticket had been added. Very time consuming and frustrating. Kitchen extractor under the room window. Window could not be closed fully! Ceiling covering in bathroom hanging down at 45degrees exposing plasterwork (50cm x 20cm). We were given another room on complaining. General condition of hotel room needed improvement and 1 towel filthy and wet. Bathroom not very clean. We had to stay at this hotel because the function we were attending was here. Function and food and service excellent.

        • Couple
          6.2

          Staff very helpfull Excellent restaurant facilities

          Room was very basic and thrown together for the price we paid Some leisure facilities were not available

        • Family with children
          6.2

          The location of the Royal is very good and the reception and main areas as very impressive.

          The Royal is in need of a bit of tlc. The lift was broken which made the journey up the stairs difficult with small children.

        • Older travelers
          3.4

          I was taking my wife away for the weekend to celebrate her 40th birthday!! It was the worst choice of hotel I have made...

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Royal Hotel - Scarborough Scarborough location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO11 2HE

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Scarborough
          1000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Scarborough Train Station
          1700 ft
        • Bus stop
          1700 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          118

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedScarboroughThe Royal Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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