Located in the town centre, overlooking the bay and harbour, the Grand is one of Scarborough`s landmark buildings. Built in 1863 as one of Europe`s first purpose built hotels, the Grand`s 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 re-opened 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.