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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Me and my partner stayed here 22nd of October for a night away which is out of the holiday season and booked a double room which was like a shoe box. The room was clean but very dated the bathroom was something you would expect in a 1 star accommodation. For £99 a room you would expect a lot more....

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay with You will be surprised to hear that our holiday season runs right till the end of October and when you stayed with us it was the first day of half term so a very busy period for all hotels especially a seaside one like ours. You did indeed...

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed for two nights as a birthday treat ( for me ). A little disappointed with our room on the third floor, it did have a sea view but had to stand to see it. Heating not great but the radiator just needed bleeding. Breakfast is buffet style and although it was OK people making tea / coffee meet in...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving us your feedback regarding you stay with us You will be pleased to hear that we are redesigning the breakfast area and this should be complete in the winter months. With over 100 guests eating our wonderful breakfast each morning its just not possible to do table service and from the feedback we have...

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here end of September beginning of October, well needless to say we will not be back, after travelling nearly 4 hours to get there it was not what it's like advertises on Internet, King size bed was two singles pushed together with a sheet over the top and one bed was higher than the other...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for providing feedback on your stay with us here at the Ambassador Hotel I am sorry you felt you was giving the wrong information however we changed business to a bed and breakfast leisure hotel on the 1st March from a spa hotel and all my team are aware of this and would not tell a...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife decided to have a few nights away and decided to try here for a small honeymoon away. The room was fantastic, the staff was really helpful and friendly, the breakfast was lovely. It's local too everything you need, it's close to the beach. The pool and sauna was fantastic and quite. I'd highly recomend it too...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nic B Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us and I will be sure to pass on these lovely comments to the rest of my team We are all really pleased you enjoyed your stay and we do hope you will return again in the future - we look forward to seeing...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I think the other reviews speak for themselves. Positives. Free parking. Free use of facilities. Negatives. Over priced. Dated. Room in need of love. 1, dead wasp on floor . 2, loose light switch , I could easily turn it 45 degrees. 3, bathroom dated decor and lime scaled shower head. 4, mildew in a corner the room. 5, ceiling...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike B Thank you for your feedback but I am sure you will see we actually have lots of positive comments on here so I am no to sure if you putting that comment was a good or bad thing? Yes you was compensated for as we always like to see our lovely guests leave happy its just a...

Birmingham
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night half term weekend. Booked a double room with sea view. Had room on 3rd floor, big room with king size bed and 2 singles. Room was ok but only a porthole as a window, bigger windows in bathroom, so very disappointed. Decor in room ok and clean, radiator didn't work but given a heater so ok but...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My boyfriend, Mum and Brother stayed here in August for a night as part of our weekend by the Yorkshire coast. The hotel in a great location which seemed to be the nicer side of Scarborough and was quite quiet and the view was beautiful. It was around 15 minuets walk to the centre and the same down to the...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the feedback and you will be pleased to hear we are undergoing a mini referb in the winter months, the carpets along the corridor have also been fixed. Kind Regards

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I arrived earlier than anticipated and our room wasn't ready. This was not an issue as I had request a room with a bath for health reasons (I can't stand in a shower) Gemma said she would move us, which she promptly did to an executive suite with no extra charge to us. We were overwhelmed with...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vickie S Thank you for taking your time to leave us some feedback regarding your recent stay with us here at the Ambassador Hotel I am so pleased I was able to help you and your partner have an enjoyable stay and I am glad to hear you enjoyed all our wonderful facilities - you deserved to have a...

Wakefield
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We found The Ambassador Hotel to be a very mixed bag - firstly the positives: - Great location overlooking the sea front and a great view of Scarborough - Free Parking - Our room (110) was excellent. Great view, comfy bed and well appointed The Negatives: - The rest of the hotel was very scrappy and needs some real TLC...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the feedback regarding your stay although I find it a little confusing Firstly we do not advertise we are a spa hotel only a leisure hotel with bed breakfast and a swimming pool, and to say it was full of screaming kids - we have had 3 children stay with us in the whole of...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I visited this hotel during the summer and was totally disappointed with most aspects of the hotel ie the bathrooms in desperate need of refurbishing plus the shower was hardly working, my fellow travellor on that occasion had a room on the top floor with a fantastic wet room. The decor in my room was shabby, the bedding tired and...

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CustomerService3638, General Manager at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the feedback regarding your stay with us. Most of our rooms on the third floor have brand new bathrooms and after xmas we are looking at doing even more bathrooms as I am sure you can imagine with the summer months being so busy it would be impossible to start doing these then. Unfortunately we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ambassador Hotel combines wellbeing and relaxation with contemporary luxury, all framed beautifully by our stunning Sea-Views of the Harbour and Scarborough Castle.Indulge in complimentary Breakfast each morning. Escape to our boutique bolthole by the sea! We're perfect for group getaways, relax breaks and beach breaks. All guests receive a boutique bedroom, free wi-fi, free breakfast and free parking permit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel

Address: | The Esplanade, Scarborough Y011 2AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough
Price Range: €67 - €155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambassador Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Ambassador Hotel Scarborough
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Scarborough
#8 Family Hotel in Scarborough
#13 Romantic Hotel in Scarborough
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“Some rooms gave sea views best Ines are those with bay windows”
 of 5 bubbles 664maryw, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor room with harbour and sea view. Quiet although out of season in terms of possible traffic noise but there was no hotel noise.”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sea Views are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles kathyspeedone, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The corner room with a bay is a preference,if you intend using it.”
 of 5 bubbles PHedar, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 750craige, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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