This historical building, which overlooks the south bay of Scarborough with scenic sea views, was built in 1867 and has 316 rooms on 11 floors. Guests are welcomed in the hotel lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe and lift access. The hotel also features an auditorium, a café and a bar.
The hotel is located in the town centre of Scarborough close to the pedestrian shopping area. The hotel, which overlooks Scarborough's picturesque south bay, is an hour's drive or train journey from the historical city of York. Durham Tees Valley Airport is approximately 96 km from the hotel, while Robin Hood Airport and Leeds/Bradford Airport are some 114 km and 116 km away, respectively.
The rooms are all en suite with tea and coffee making facilities, central heating and a TV. Some of the rooms offer views of the sea, which can be requested but not guaranteed.
The hotel offers a range of entertainment every evening in the ballroom, with a different show every night performed by the in-house cabaret team or by a visiting artist. There is also a pool table and public television area in the cocktail bar. The nearby beach is sandy.
A self-service breakfast buffet is available each morning, as well as a self-service 3-course dinner buffet in the evening.
The hotel accepts the following methods of payment: American Express, MasterCard, VISA and some debit cards.
By road: exit the A1 at Junction 45. Follow the A64 for approximately 88.5 km. Turn right onto the A171, then onto the A164 Valley Bridge road. Turn left onto Somerset Terrace. At the roundabout take the second left onto Falconers road. Turn right onto St Nicholas Cliff.