• Ocean view
  • Pet friendly
  • Bathtub
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Elevator

Overlooking the beautiful South Bay, The Royal Hotel offers a traditional restaurant and leisure facilities. The hotel is set in a grand period building, just 1640 feet from Scarborough Beach. The spacious bedrooms at The Royal each have a private modern bathroom with free toiletries. All rooms have a work desk, and tea/coffee facilities are provided. Sea View Restaurant serves a classic British menu and world wine list. Indulgent afternoon teas and refreshments can be enjoyed in the elegant lounges or Theater Bar, where free Wi-Fi is accessible. The Royal Hotel is just yards from Scarborough Seafront, and Scarborough Harbor is a 10-minute walk away. Sea Life is 1.5 miles away, and the beautiful North York Moors are a 10-minute drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Royal Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 23, 2010
Hotel chain/brand:
Britannia Hotels

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Low score for Scarborough
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do you have a single room with a sea view?

    Yes we have 1 single sea view room
    Answered on 22 August 2020
  • Are dogs allowed and how much for one night if bring a dog

    There is a charge of £10 per night or £25 if the booking is for 3 or more nights. We also require a £50 deposit in case of any damage in the room.
    Answered on 17 October 2020
  • Do they do evening meals

    Yes we serve evening meals
    Answered on 22 August 2020
  • Is your hotel geared,for disabled visitors with mobility issues?

    Yes it is suitable.
    Answered on 17 October 2020
  • Can I get a wheelchair in and out easy

    Yes we have a disabled lift into the hotel
    Answered on 15 October 2020
  • Is it wheel chair friendly

    Yes we are. I would would recommend booking one of the disabled access rooms.
    Answered on 19 October 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

Amenities of Royal Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
    • Daily housekeeping
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Royal Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 11:30 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 12:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


    When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Cash is not accepted Royal Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    There is a surcharge applicable when using the swimming pool.

    Please note that this property cannot accommodate hen and stag parties.

    Please note that there is no parking available at the hotel. Reduced rates are available at a nearby NCP car park.

    Minors under 18 must be accompanied by parents or legal representatives.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Royal Hotel

    • Royal Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • The prices at Royal Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Royal Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Beachfront
      • Beach

    • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Royal Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Royal Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Single
      • Twin
      • Suite

    • Royal Hotel is 650 feet from the center of Scarborough. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at Royal Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Gluten-free

    • Yes, Royal Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Check-in at Royal Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.