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The Castle By The Sea

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We recently went to Scarborough for a mid-week break and chose The Castle by the Sea to stay. Great hospitality, wonderful breakfasts, and the room we had was clean, comfortable, and looked over the sea. We took our pet schnauzer and she was so welcomed by the owners Janet and John and enjoyed the treats given to her. You can't...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I came here with my husband for my birthday. Beautiful views of Scarborough and a great location. The rooms are fine for a couple of nights, but it was John that made the stay what it was. So welcoming and nothing was every too much! I cant thank you enough for how comfortable you made us feel. I love the...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great views and better service! John bent over backwards to ensure we were comfortable plus is full of useful sightseeing tips. Home-made breakfast was delicious and definitely filling! I'd recommend The Castle By The Sea anytime!

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Went 2 years ago had the time of our lives .absolutely love scarborough and the views fro. This hotel is absolutely amazing as is the hospitality.the breakfast was best wev.e ever had lovely walk down to peasholme park .if you get tired bus drops you off not far from hotel.would definetly go back.

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West Yorkshire
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Myself, two friends and a German Shepherd had a very enjoyable stay at the Castle by the Sea last weekend. We had a lovely clean, spacious room with a door leading out on to a large shared patio area. This B & B is in an excellent location within a short walking distance for both the north and south bays....

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I always say how things are This place was truly unusual and amazing, beautiful views, service beyond belief 120% Lots of guests seemed to have been before says it all, will go again. Absolutely nothing was too much for John.

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1Thank davidas2n
Reviewed 19 September 2016

John and Janet were the most helpfull and hospitable people, I went there for a long weekend with my mum sister and cousin as my mum was evacuated there during the war and she wanted to visit scalby again to see the house she had stayed in and the church that she went to we were made very welcome the...

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Thank Brenda J
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Absolutely love this place. John & Janet are the most welcoming of hosts, and dogs are very welcome. We were looked after so well, and nothing was too much trouble. Janet is a fab cook, I've come home a lot heavier than when I went!!!!! Lovely rooms, and unlike many places who say they are dog friendly, these really are....

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

First visited this Guest House 38 years ago when owned by Pearl and Tom Hunter. It was a fantastic place filled with kids and dogs. Pearl and Tom retired some 9 years ago followed not long after by their deaths. The Guest House was taken over by the wonderful John and Janet. The time and effort they have put into...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Spent three nights here on a short break with two kids and dog. We were made very welcome by the host John, who was very attentive to any requirements. Room was comfortable with access to the terrace with view of north bay. Excellent breakfast.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Castle By The Sea

Address: Cottage-By-the-Sea Mulgrave Place, Scarborough YO11 1HZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Price Range: €72 - €119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Castle By The Sea Hotel Scarborough
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“Go for sea view on ground floor have balcony overlooking the Bay”
davidas2n, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“every room is decorated lovely but ground floor rooms have balconys unfortunately we booked to late for those so be sure to book early”
421brendaj, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bay views open up onto Terrace with a stunning view of the bay”
BlackpoolExpert, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room one has an excellent sea view and door onto terrace”
CarolynL291, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 and 2 open out onto the terrace and allow dogs”
1aslan, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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