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3.7 out of 5

"Good location and nice clean accommodation. Friendly welcoming staff " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 09 Dec 2019

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Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double or Twin Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

The Clarence Gardens Hotel's good location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Scarborough Cricket Club. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a bar. This property offers pet-friendly amenities, such as food and water bowls.

  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • Guests speak favourably about the location and the breakfast
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Scarborough Cricket Club and 4 minutes on foot from YMCA Theatre
  • Pets welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)
  • Pet-friendly amenities are available, including food and water bowls

The Clarence Gardens Hotel ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Clarence Gardens Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (2) Family (3)
4 out of 5
Good location and nice clean accommodation. Friendly welcoming staff

Posted by on 9 Dec 2019

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2 out of 5
The view from this hotel is amazing, if you pay extra for a sea view! The 2 staff members were pleasant enough and when you arrive go to reception and pay the £2.50 for a 2 day parking permit-Bargain! However they are the only positives. The hotel smelt like boiled cabbage in the lobby and old wood chip wall paper in the room. I regret paying extra for the sea view as the room (14) was so tiny it was only ever meant to be a single Approx 3 metre squared at a maximum, the bathroom was approx 2 metres by 75cm....even at my 4ft 11 stature it was beyond tiny! The whole room was 1970 wood chip, that was very very tired. The bedding sheets were really clean, but i made the mistake of looking under the sheets to see a very dirty divan and pillows. The bin still had rubbish from the previous occupants, plus a cup had been used and they forgot to put in a kettle which i had to go source from reception. This hotel doesnt do food either and a good walk to the local amenities, but remote is what i wanted. Fortunatly due to a family emergency we had to leave after only being in the room a total of 1 hour. The staff member suggested he would speak to his manager to let them know the amount of time we were there to see if a partial refund could happen...Im guessing not as not heard a thing from them. Needs a good strip down and redecorating job.

Posted by on 5 Nov 2019

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4 out of 5

Great hotel

Great short break,will definitely use again ,really clean and friendly staff

Posted by , from uk on 9 Jan 2018

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3 out of 5

Up he hill

Pros: Good position
Cons: Being able to open window and a larger shower/WC room (wash basin in room)
Location: Do not go to Bridlington
This hotel is just what we expected ,clean,free parking, the only down side to our sea view room was that we could not open the window,which you would need to do in hot weather.

Posted by , from Nottinghamshire /Derbys border on 21 Sep 2017

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4 out of 5

Good views

Cons: The shower was very small in our room but it did its job so can't complain too much!
We had a family room which was massive, with two sets of bunk beds and a double bed. Clean space. Airy room, comfy beds. Staff v helpful.

Posted by , from nottingham on 23 Aug 2017

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4 out of 5

North Shore, well positioned

Arrived early and a lovely lady took our case and explained where to park. We returned a few hours later and had been upgraded to a sea view room. Whilst the hotel is old we were very happy with our room and it was clean and updated. Very handy for town. Would definitely return. All staff were lovely

Posted by on 9 Jul 2017

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4 out of 5

Excellent sea views

Pros: The staff. The bar area was modern and tastefully decorated. Breakfast was cereals, fruit juices, a cooked breakfast including blabk pudding & toast
Cons: The shower cubicle and shower
Location: Excellent views of the North Bay and castle. Peasholm Park. Sea life centre.
This hotel has an excellent view of the North Bay, castle amd surrounding area of Scalby. We received a very warm welcome on check-in and also were advised that a large party were staying in the hotel but if we were disturbed in any way to ket the manager know. Our room contained a double bed and also bunk beds which limited the floor space for the two of is but as this room was the only room left on booking we accepted we had more beds than what was needed. The room was modern although slightly shabby in areas but clean. The ensuite was adeqaute although the shower was tempermental running too hot and cold whilst in use. Towels were good quality although no where was suitable for them to dry. Tea & coffee facilities were available and large mugs provided. Would have enjoyed the option of hot chocolate. Due to the large party who breakfasted first the first morning of our stay no cereals were available, the dining room was untidy HOWEVER the manager and staff asked what we would like and provided our cereal, breakfast and coffee personally. The second morning breakfast was a much better experience with plenty of choice. We appreciated the hotel having its own car parking space as it can be difficult to park. We would pay a return visit especially as the staff tried so very hard to be obliging and were really friendly.

Posted by , from Sheffield on 29 Jun 2017

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5 out of 5

Lovely hotel with wonderful sea views

Pros: The view from our window and the location
Cons: Toilet and shower could do with updating but were perfectly adequate.
Location: Scarborough - what more do you want?
What more could you want? Our bay windowed second floor room had great views of the whole of the North Bay overlooking North Marine Road. The room was very clean, bed was very large & comfortable and the other facilities were OK. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and breakfast was of excellent quality. It's also ideally located only 10 minutes walk from the town or beach

Posted by , from Shropshire on 9 Jan 2017

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3 out of 5


Nice hotel located mid way between North and South Shores. We were in a family room number one, which for us was OK for a short stay, having bunk beds for the kids ando a double bed for us. Plenty of tea and coffee in the room, with a new clean kettle. Hotel was nice and clean but a little tired but this is reflected in the price when compared to other hotels in the town. All in all a very nice stay.

Posted by , from York on 2 Aug 2016

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Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 22 April 2022 to 31 December 2022 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

The Clarence Gardens Hotel offers its guests tour or ticket assistance and a lift. Public spaces have free WiFi. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Scarborough hotel is smoke free.

  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cots/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Train station: Scarborough Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Clarence Gardens Hotel offers 22 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Scarborough hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.


If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 10 per pet, per night
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


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

This property accepts credit cards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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.

This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Social distancing measures are in place.

  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place


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 7.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Clarence Gardens
  • Clarence Gardens Hotel Guest House
  • Clarence Gardens Hotel Guest House Scarborough
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  • Clarence Gardens Hotel Scarborough
  • Clarence Gardens Hotel
  • The Clarence Gardens Hotel Guest House
  • The Clarence Gardens
  • The Clarence Gardens Hotel Hotel
  • The Clarence Gardens Hotel Scarborough
  • The Clarence Gardens Hotel Hotel Scarborough

You should know

  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.