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The Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel

3.5 star property
Beach hotel in Scarborough with restaurant, bar/lounge

6.6/10 Good

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Property highlights

  • Internet access
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Bar
The price is €92
Price available on 01/01/2023
St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, England, YO11 2HE
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk safe
  • Conference space
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Lift
  • Hairdryer

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 58.5 miles/94.2 km
  • Scarborough Station - 8 min walk
  • Filey Station - 13 min drive
  • Seamer Station - 16 min drive


  • Le Cafe Jardin - 2 min walk
  • Relish Kitchen & Coffee - 2 min walk
  • Pomodoro - 2 min walk
  • Saba - 2 min walk
  • The Conservatory - 3 min walk

About this property

The Royal Hotel

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at The Royal Hotel. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the coffee shop/cafe is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 159 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • WiFi in rooms*


  • Off-site parking within 0.25 mi (GBP 8.00 per day)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekends
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (108 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • Built in 1830
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas


  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • WiFi (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Special features


Sea View Restaurant – On-site restaurant.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guest rooms for GBP 7.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Breakfast costs between GBP 10.50 and GBP 10.50 for adults, and GBP 5.25 and GBP 5.25 for children (approximately)


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet deposit: GBP 25.00 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night


  • Parking is available off-site and costs GBP 8.00 per day (0.25 mi away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.


This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Royal Hotel Scarborough
Royal Scarborough
The Royal Hotel Hotel
The Royal Hotel Scarborough
The Royal Hotel Hotel Scarborough

Frequently asked questions

Does The Royal Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Royal Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Royal Hotel?
As of 2 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Royal Hotel on 18 December 2022 start from €57, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Royal Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Royal Hotel?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night, and there's also a deposit of GBP 25.00 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Royal Hotel?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at The Royal Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Mecca Bingo (6-min walk) is nearby.
Are there restaurants at or near The Royal Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, Sea View Restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Crema e Cioccolato (3-min walk), La Roca Tapas Bar (4-min walk) and Eastern Paradise (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Royal Hotel like?
The Royal Hotel is located near South Bay Beach in Scarborough City Centre, a short 8-minute walk from Scarborough Station and 6 minutes' walk from Mecca Bingo. Travellers say that the area is walkable and good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings






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8/10 Very good

Stop over
Good location , friendly and helpful , rooms ok , tv ok , generally a good night but parking off site , although reasonable cost .
Neil, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mark, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice 2 night stay
Really nice room although we believe we got a free upgrade due to the hotel been quiet. Room was comfortable and spacious with a nice sea view. Bar prices are expensive but other than that happy with our stay
Andrew, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rich, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Terrible hotel
Well were do i start when we booked in and went up to our room it was ok at first but as the day went on the room was freezing on inspection i notice massive holes in the window frames mould on windows and the room was so cold went down to complain got move to a different room but that was bad to plaster coming of the wall ripped net curtins and once again room was freezing They have the heating on a set timmer and only on for so long
Heather, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely hotel with beautiful Xmas decorations in entrance. Lovely room and location. Great for price
Susan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Paul, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice few days in Scarborough hotel not bad but not enough staff on had to wait a bit to check in would look at a different hotel next time as the room we had was mold on wall and 2 walls was damp a lot and was near plug socket so didnt use it and room had a bit of a smell gone to complain but no one was at the desk at the time
Lorraine, 2-night trip
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