Located in the town centre overlooking the bay and harbour the Grand is one of Scarboroughs landmark buildings. Built in 1863 as one of Europes first purpose built hotels the Grands architecture is rumoured to be based on the theme of time. Four towers represent the seasons 12 floors represent the months 52 chimneys to represent the weeks and originally 365 bedrooms to represent the days of the year. Recently as part of a complete renovation programme the hotel has reopened the 6th and 7th floors featuring 40 brand new bedrooms and 3 Tower Suites featuring 360 degree panoramic views of Scarborough. The hotel offers nightly entertainment and the Harbour Lights restaurant has stunning views over the harbour and bay. The hotel also has a number of bars an informal snack bar and a popular sun terrace.