Clifton Hotel Scarborough

Queens Parade, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO12 7HX  show map
 2 stars
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Clifton Hotel Scarborough

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Situated close to a beach, the elegant Clifton Hotel Scarborough offers 70 en-suite guestrooms with views of Yorkshire Coast and the North Bay. Since 1890, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Scarborough.

The hotel is located in a lively area of Scarborough, close to Peasholm Park, Scarborough Castle and The Spa Scarborough. Guests can get to Scarborough city center, which is 2 km away.

The vicinity of parks and gardens as well as quick access to bars, golf courses and restaurants set the hotel apart.

Within a 15-minute walk guests will find Scarborough train station. Guests can reach Durham Tees Valley airport within 75 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Clifton Hotel Scarborough provides guestrooms appointed with high-speed internet, IDD telephone, heating, a dressing area and direct dial phone. Most of the rooms offer a magnificent view over the castle. They also feature en suite bathrooms fitted with a shower, a hairdryer and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

British dishes are served in the lounge restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Traditional bar to relax with a drink.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Business facilities feature a photocopier and a meeting room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at GBP 6 per day.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

Queens Parade, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO12 7HX

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City Center
  • Scarborough
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Scarborough Train Station
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    4000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    70

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 175 sq. feet
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      Family Room
      Bed type: 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 185 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Clifton Hotel Scarborough Scarborough location
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        Hotel Address:

        Queens Parade, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO12 7HX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Scarborough
          4000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Scarborough Train Station
          4000 ft
        • Bus stop
          4000 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          70

        Hotel Awards

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Scarborough Fair - 1700 ft
        • Scarborough Open Air Theatre - 2000 ft
        • Captains House - 3000 ft
        • Stephen Joseph Theatre - 3300 ft
        • Blandscliff Gallery & Open Studio - 3300 ft
        • Scarborough Art Gallery - 3700 ft
        • Amalthea Gifts & Collectibles - 3700 ft

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 3700 ft

        Places of interest

        • St Marys Church With Holy Apostle - 2300 ft
        • Scarborough Library and Information Centre - 3300 ft
        • Scarborough Magistrates - 3300 ft
        • Mecca Social Club - 3300 ft
        • Tourist Information Centre - 3300 ft

        Train stations

        • Scarborough Train Station - 3700 ft
        • Scarborough Train Station - 3700 ft

        Amusement

        • Hollywood Plaza Cinema - 1000 ft
        • Scarborough Snooker Centre - 2700 ft
        • J Shaw - 3300 ft
        • Marshalls Amusements - 3300 ft
        • Arcadia - 3300 ft
        • South Bay Beach - 3700 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Scarborough Castle - 2700 ft

        Museums

        • Peasholm Park - 400 ft
        • Rotunda Museum - 3700 ft
        • Wood End Museum - 3700 ft

        Parks

        • Scarborough cricket club - 400 ft
        • peasholm glen - 1000 ft

        Theaters

        • Corner Complex Theatre - 700 ft
        • Scarborough Theatre Development Trust - 3300 ft
        • Futurist Theatre - 3300 ft

        Local attractions

        • Filey Bird Garden & Animal Park - 6.4 mi
          Scarborough Road, Filey
        • York Railway Station - 11.4 mi
          Station Rd, York
        • Filey Beach - 7.4 mi
          Filey Cliff Road, Filey
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          70

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        Clifton Hotel Scarborough Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Clifton Hotel Scarborough

        Average guest rating

        6.4out of 10
        Good
        Based on 326 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          5.0

          breakfast was very good & staff polite

          hotel was very dated,also did'nt help that there was a very strong smell of paint as the lounge & bar area were being painted by contractors.the hotel also seems to cater for the more senior citizen

        • Older travelers
          4.6

          the best thing about our stay was the excellent sea view from the north bay to the castle

          cleanleness was not good and the room had damp with mould on the wall.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          A clean and classic designed hotel that is efficiently run, from the car park space reserved as requested to the early morning breakfast served 2 hours before normal breakfast time. Altogether a pleasureable stay in a mainly unmolested building. Special thanks to Liz for sorting everything from a taxi to arranging breakfast servedby the friendly night porter who made the best toast I've had for a long time, and plenty of it too. I'll be back.

        • Older travelers
          4.2

          The location was a priority as the cricket groung is only a 5 minute walk,

          Cleanliness, worn furniture and facilities

        • Older travelers
          4.6

          We went to watch cricket and the hotel is very near to and convenient for the cricket ground. We had a lovely sea view from our bedroom window although we did have to pay £50 extra for that The car parking was well organised. We reserved and paid for a parking space in the hotels car park and our reservation was clearly marked and kept available for us.

          The decor at the hotel is very tired and in parts it is quite grubby. The lift worked but is ancient. There were lights around the passageways and in the dining room where bulbs had gone but not been replaced. In our bedroom the carpets were frayed and coming away from the strips at the doors. The bathroom was lit with spot lights, two of which were not working. The television was old and when switched on made a clicking sound almost continuously. The standard of the cleaning service was poor. When we arrived there was a used piece of soap and a shower gel wrapper presumably from previous guests on the soap dish in the bathroom.This was never removed during our stay

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Nice and quiet and comfortable

          The one and only lift,although it worked reasonably well,is a bit antiquainted,--not easily operated by old or infirm clients.

        • Single
          7.0

          I went to the Clifton As I was watching cricket round the corner only 3 minutes away so the location was excellant./Hotel was good but really the owners should spend money on refurbmishment of the rooms. Ideal for a single person for 2-3 nights but beyond that not really suitable.I Appreciate these seaside towns do not get the people they used to get but if they spent a bit of money on general mainteance and remedial work it would certainly pay dividends

        • Single
          8.0

          Room View of Sea

          Could not park on site, and front of hotel needs painting, plus interior decor needs attention, paper peeling off in Dining Room!.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          location and sea view exellant breakfast good.

          needs a decor update ie curtains carpets

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Lovely sea view. Nice walk along the north prom to Scarborough harbour,and the sea front shops amd cafe's.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          Once past the door man they were very helpful and good to us

          This room was booked for family attending a wedding and though their name had been given, and they had details of booker, booking, reservation numbers etc they still had difficulty at the door, not good when it had been booked for a disabled person and spouse...

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          The room had a fantastic sea view, the location was great and breakfast was good.

          The hotel really needs attention as it had a general feeling of being tired and a little run down. Our room particularly had peeling wallpaper and the bathroom had paper hanging off the ceiling. We did not get a shower either and were told that we should have put this down as a special request. Having said this, the staff were very helpful and the room was clean.

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          Location and staff.

          In dire need of renovation; ancient plumbing, damp in main corridors, skirting coming away from the walls, paint peeling (inside and out)...

        • Older travelers
          4.6

          This hotel is in an excellent location;however the decor is very poor,worse than the cheapest B&B!

          Please spend some money on this hotel,it needs updating.

        • Single
          8.8

          I always stay at the Clifton, when money permits! We have always loved the Clifton due to its location.

          I think charging to use the hotel car park is a bit cheeky

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Clifton Hotel Scarborough Scarborough location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Queens Parade, Scarborough, United Kingdom, YO12 7HX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Scarborough
          4000 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Scarborough Train Station
          4000 ft
        • Bus stop
          4000 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          70

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedScarboroughClifton Hotel Scarborough

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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