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1 room, 2 adults

Ambassador Hotel

3-star3 stars
36-38 Esplanade, Scarborough, England, YO11 2AY, United Kingdom

3-star beachfront hotel with bar/lounge, near Scarborough Spa
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
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  • Really nice and friendly staff. I accidentally left my wallet at reception and didn’t…Aug 4, 2020
  • The hotel is well located. The staff are friendly but there were few of them - not…Aug 1, 2020

Ambassador Hotel

from £69
  • Double Room, Sea View
  • Family Room
  • Double Room
  • Family Room, Sea View

What’s around Ambassador Hotel


  • On the beach
  • Scarborough Open Air Theatre - 39-minute walk
  • Scarborough Spa - 7-minute walk
  • Peasholm Park - 34-minute walk
  • South Cliff Italian Gardens - 1-minute walk
  • Spa Cliff Lift - 3-minute walk
  • South Bay Beach - 6-minute walk
  • Rotunda Museum - 12-minute walk

Getting around

  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) 58.3 miles/93.8 km
  • Scarborough Station 17-min walk
  • Scarborough Seamer Station 5-min drive
  • Filey Station 19-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 59 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

FAQs for Ambassador Hotel

  • Does Ambassador Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Ambassador Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Ambassador Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Ambassador Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Ambassador Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Ambassador Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Ambassador Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include El Gringo's (5-min walk), Francis (6-min walk) and Farrer's Bar & Brasserie (8-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 383 reviews

Fair 4.0
Hotel was very tired bathroom had lots of black mould and dirty cleaners are a joke bew was poorly made cleaning substances were left lying arround
David, gb5 night trip
Very good 8.0
B/fast not good due to covid but may stay again .
Great quiet location. Due to Covid the pool wasnt open, we had our temp taken as we booked in. The breakfast wasnt a buffet as stated, but breakfast in a bag. Which was a bacon or sausage muffin, a peice of fruit and a croissant with a small bottle of pure fruit juice. Serve yourself hot drinks. Staff friendly, room cleaned daily . Great views over the sea . The room were too warm for me , could have been my age though 😁 park on the road but you get a free pass from the hotel . A lot of steps down to the beach or a slope but its just over the road .
gb2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Never again!!
Bed was uncomfortable Too hot and couldn’t turn radiator off Window opened but kept falling back down - very dangerous Couldn’t change temperature of the shower Rubbish around the room from previous occupants Didn’t get breakfast order right even though it was preordered
Lee, gb1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Not so good
Room was nothing like the photos - the bed was barely even a double and we asked to change rooms but it was “fully booked”. Even though there was still rooms available on the website.
Maria, gb1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Terrible hotel staff not helpful at all hotel needs a good revamp!
Chelsey, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Staff excellent, however the mattress isn't
Bed was horrible and there was heat coming out of the radiator and the fan in the toilet sounds like a hoover, so turned of the fan with the power switch, we only stayed a night, and we went out for food and a few drinks so we didn't realise any of this till we got in, thme matter caves in in the middle and the sides are highh and we got no sleep but the gentleman on reception was warm and welcoming, the young lad who replaced him when we got back greeted us and was very nice and the best morning he was there and excellent and the breakfast which is free was good as always its the 4th time we have stayed there and the staff are excellent, it's clean and friendly, and despite the bed we will return and also when it's cold need to be able to turn heat on radiators, I heard other guest complain aswell about it
Emma, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great get away stay
Lovely breakfast and really comfortable in the room, really quiet so a perfect place to stay for us for work. Easy to check in, friendly staff and in the perfect location just away from the hustle and bustle, but within walking distance to the beach front, and with great views
Laura, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Really well located hotel with great views from dining room, out over the cliffs and across the sea and easily walkable to and from the Spa. Good breakfast, and room facilities OK albeit a bit tired. No facility for evening meals but loads of other places in Scarborough so not a problem. It is easy enough to criticise, but this is a basic hotel at a basic price and it fills that niche, well. Would definitely stay again.
gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
our road trip
A nice hotel but a bit run down on the outside My pet hate is grubby or shabby bathrooms and I didn’t like this one For a few pounds it could have looked better Food was very good and thd biggest portions ever Breakfast choice was excellent
Beverley, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
First getaway as a couple!
We came away for a couple of days as our first holiday as a couple. The staff made us feel really welcome and we really enjoyed everything about the hotel. It was so good we booked and stayed an extra night! We look forward to returning soon.
gb2 night trip

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