The Royal Hotel - Scarborough

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

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid 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

Steam room

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Situated near Scarborough Open Air Theatre, York Railway Station and Peasholm Park, the comfortable The Royal Hotel offers a swimming pool, a rooftop terrace and a leisure club. Featuring regency architecture, the hotel is opened since 1883.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. There are golf courses, restaurants and pubs in the area.

The hotel allows quick access to a harbour and gardens.

The property enjoys beautiful location within a 75-minute drive to Durham Tees Valley airport.

Rooms

There are 118 guestrooms featuring standard family twin room, standard suite and standard twin room equipped with a trouser press, a dressing room, climate control, television and a storage space. Some rooms come with a view of the South Bay. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy international dishes served at the lounge restaurant. The snack bar has a terrace and free Wi-Fi to offer and also serves afternoon tea, refreshments and coffee.

Services

Corporate travelers can use a conference room and a business centre available on site.

Relax

Along with a hot tub, a spa center and a health club, guests will appreciate massage and steam baths on the premises. On-site fitness amenities include a gym and fitness classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge.

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 Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • 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
  • Entertainment
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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
    300 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Scarborough Train Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    500 m
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

The Royal Hotel photos Room
Standard Twin Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    15 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathroom for disabled
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non Refundable TWIN STANDARD

Standard Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
The Royal Hotel photos Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathroom for disabled
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

Superior Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room - Sea view

The Royal Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Blandscliff Gallery & Open Studio100 m
  • Captains House200 m
  • Amalthea Gifts & Collectibles200 m
  • Scarborough Art Gallery300 m
  • Scarborough Fair500 m

Popular areas

  • City Center300 m

Places of interest

  • Scarborough Library and Information Centre100 m
  • Mecca Social Club200 m
  • Tourist Information Centre200 m
  • St Marys Church With Holy Apostle400 m
  • Scarborough Magistrates500 m

Train stations

  • Scarborough Train Station400 m
  • Scarborough Train Station400 m

Amusement

  • J Shaw100 m
  • Arcadia100 m
  • Scarborough Snooker Centre100 m
  • South Bay Beach200 m
  • Fantasy Forest200 m
  • Marshalls Amusements300 m
  • Hollywood Plaza Cinema600 m
  • luna park700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Scarborough Castle600 m
  • The Spa Scarborough700 m

Stadiums

  • Scarborough cricket club800 m

Museums

  • Rotunda Museum200 m
  • Wood End Museum300 m

Parks

  • Peasholm Park900 m

Theaters

  • Futurist Theatre200 m
  • Stephen Joseph Theatre300 m
  • Scarborough Theatre Development Trust400 m

Local attractions

  • Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park9.3 km
    Scarborough Road, Filey
  • York Railway Station19.4 km
    Station Rd, York
  • Filey Beach11.0 km
    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
    300 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Scarborough Train Station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    500 m
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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