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By a verified traveller on Mon 10 Aug 2020

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Basic Double Room, No Windows

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Room, Sea View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the shopping around Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Scarborough Spa. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Built in 1863, this 3-star hotel has 413 rooms over 12 floors. All rooms offer TVs and coffee makers.

  • All rooms offer TVs, coffee/tea makers and ironing boards
  • Free WiFi in some public areas
  • Drinking and dining options include 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • WiFi for a fee
  • Amenities include a front-desk safe, meeting rooms and a conference centre
  • Guests speak favourably about the location and the value of their stay
  • Just a 2-minute drive from Scarborough Spa and 7 minutes from Scarborough Open Air Theatre
  • Cats and dogs welcome for a fee

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough ratings based on 58 verified reviews

Review Summary
2.7 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough

Everyone (34) Couples (16) Family (3) Friends (2) Other (1)
3 out of 5
The wait was nearly 3hr long! And the arguing on a night was ridiculous

Posted by on 10 Aug 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Aug 2020

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1 out of 5
Moved twice all rooms where below basic standards and un loved. The state of the building was shocking, given its owned by Britania. Food was poor. The only only positive was that the staff were very accomidating and polite.

Posted by , from PE7 3qt on 1 Aug 2020

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1 out of 5
Absolutley shocking arrived qued for over an hour to get in which ee expected to then get to reception to be told are room wasnt ready @9:30pm and told we would have to wait at least an hour before the room would be ready

Posted by , from Doncaster on 28 Jul 2020

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1 out of 5
So I paid £84 for one night at this hotel when I got there at check-in at 3pm I was made to wait outside in the rain. Once I had collected my key and eventually found the room I walked in and to my horror it looked so dark and dingey there was an unpleasant smell of urine which had been covered up in an air freshener attack. The windows were dirty and on the ledges full of seagul droppings. In the bathroom the toilet seat was broken there was hair around the shower tray the carpets were dirty and the wardrobe doors hadn't been wiped. So if you do stay at this hotel please be aware of the bright red sanitisation sticker on the front of your door because this does not necessarily mean your room has been cleaned properly.

Posted by , from Cleethorpes on 27 Jul 2020

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2 out of 5
Checking in. Is too late. And when you get there i had to que for 45 minutes. Redicoulous, No tea or coffee either in room,

Posted by on 3 Feb 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Mar 2020 by Guest Relations

Dear Guest, Our check in time is from 3pm onward, for customers wanting to arrive earlier we do offer a early check in service. We do provide tea and coffee in all of our rooms

3 out of 5
All the furniture was old and very dated and dropping bits the chair in the room all the bolts where loose but basic maintenance would have fixed it

Posted by on 13 Jan 2020

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4 out of 5
Not the worst hotel I've stayed at. But not the worst either

Posted by on 1 Dec 2019

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2 out of 5
A shabby, run down hotel in desperate need of refurbishment. Awful! On the positive side, the room was clean and it was OK for one night, but I'm not sure I'd want to stay there any longer.

Posted by on 28 Oct 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Oct 2019 by Manager

Dear Guest, I’d like to send my sincere apologies following your review you completed about your recent visit. We’re really sorry it wasn’t up to scratch but it’s great that you told us, as your feedback will help us get things spot on next time. We really hope we can show your how we usually do things on your next stay with us.

1 out of 5
On arrivel had to que for quite a while only to be tol to use pcp parking , one i dad parked i had to que shain to check in. Room was very basic , no shower gel in didpenser and thrir was tslk still on the floor in bathroom.

Posted by on 8 Sep 2019

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About the Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough

Location St. Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, England YO11 2ET

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. A terrace, gift shops/news stands, and a safe deposit box at the front desk are also featured at Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough. This 3-star Scarborough hotel is smoke free.

  • 413 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1863
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) (113.9 km / 70.8 mi)
  • Train station: Scarborough Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)

Room Amenities

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough offers 413 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This Scarborough hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and at the weekend from 9 AM to 10 AM.

The Harbour Lights – This buffet restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Premier Restaurant – This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site
  • Casino nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 10 per pet, per stay (maximum GBP 25 per stay)
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per roomService animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No on-site parking is available

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property does not follow a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 7.5 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 7 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per stay (maximum GBP25 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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