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The Esplanade Hotel

3-star3 stars
Belmont Road, Scarborough, England, YO11 2AA, United Kingdom

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Scarborough Spa
  • Free WiFi in the lobby and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from November 4 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • The only flaw in our stay was the scaffolding around the hotel made our sea view a rather…Oct 24, 2020
  • Nice place to stay,great location,good views.we managed to get a parking spot but beware…Sep 3, 2020

The Esplanade Hotel

from £89
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Sea View
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Family Room, Multiple Beds (Sleeps 4)
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Sea View
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Garden View
  • Double Room, Garden View
  • Twin Room, Garden View
  • Triple Room, Multiple Beds
  • Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Garden View
  • Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Garden View
  • Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Sea View

What’s around The Esplanade Hotel


  • Scarborough Open Air Theatre - 32-minute walk
  • Scarborough Spa - 8-minute walk
  • Peasholm Park - 27-minute walk
  • Rotunda Museum - 4-minute walk
  • Spa Cliff Lift - 6-minute walk
  • South Bay Beach - 6-minute walk
  • Stephen Joseph Theatre - 7-minute walk
  • South Cliff Italian Gardens - 8-minute walk

Getting around

  • Scarborough Station 8-min walk
  • Seamer Station 12-min drive
  • Filey Station 16-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 70 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
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 (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free on-site self-parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

  • On-site parking is limited

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

The Esplanade Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • The Esplanade Hotel Hotel
  • The Esplanade Hotel Scarborough
  • The Esplanade Hotel Hotel Scarborough
  • The Esplanade Hotel Hotel
  • The Esplanade Hotel Scarborough
  • The Esplanade Hotel Hotel Scarborough


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 5 for adults and GBP 5 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Esplanade Hotel

  • Does The Esplanade Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Esplanade 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 The Esplanade Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from 4 November 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Esplanade Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Esplanade Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at The Esplanade Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Esplanade Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Esplanade Hotel?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include El Gringo's (3-min walk), Rice & Spice (6-min walk) and Cafe Fish (7-min walk).
  • Is there an on-site casino at The Esplanade Hotel?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Mecca Bingo (9-min walk) is nearby.
  • What is there to do at The Esplanade Hotel and nearby?
    The Esplanade Hotel has a garden.

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 361 reviews

Good 6.0
Needs improvement.
Very basic greeting. Information regards hotel limited. Breakfast served for only 45 mins. Only one person taking order, preparing coffee and toast and orange juice along with a warmish breakfast each day (we skipped our last day, just not worth the hassle) one other staff member came after half hour but the wait was so long. No organisation at all. Dinner was 6 till 7pm rather early so we went out instead. Quite a nice hotel but needs better customer service.
V P, gb3 night trip
Fair 4.0
Very tired and dated hotel that caters for budget coach trips. Decor was tired and like something out of an old folkes home. The rooms had old, mismatched and cheap furniture straight out of the 70s. No fridge, not even an ironingboard (we asked!) Bathroom was poor and the water pressure for the shower was non-existent. It was a trickle rather than a shower. Food was average and uninspiring and the staff, whilst pleasant enough were clearly overworked and underpaid. Its all so tragic as the place just needs some money spending on it to bring it kicking and screaming into the 21st century, at which point it could be really nice but until then we wontbe going back!
Mike, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely seaside hotel
The hotel was really nice, very clean and comfortable and the staff all friendly and helpful. Parking is very limited, but there is a pay and display close by if no street parking can be found. Overall very nice and would happily return
Geoff, gb1 night trip
Good 6.0
Clean room to stay in. Near the South Bay but up the hill. The hotel is very geared towards coach trips and very dated. Staff on reception were not very welcoming/helpful. Breakfast was okay - ladies here were lovely. In need of updating. Carpark was small but we managed to get a space. I believe there was road parking also.
Alex, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
Downstairs was great. We weren’t told what time breakfast was but a quick ask did the trick. Bar is great however the rooms are very dated. My mums looked like it had a kick of paint. Ours was cracked paintwork. The door had a screw where part of the bolt was off and there was a stain on the floor. It would look stunning if it was done up. We had 2 double sea view rooms. One was great ours you had to peek round the corner to see it. The bath had to be filled from the shower as you couldn’t change it but the shower itself was very powerful. Mixed bag really and with a bit of tlc could look amazing
Luz, gb2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Needs an update
Badly in need of a update basic fixtures and fittings quality of food snacks and bar prices etc very reasonable
Maureen, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
The hotel has a nice location but could do with some updating to make it really pleasant for visitors. Staff were helpful. Onsite parking is limited for the size of the hotel, there is a large council car park about a five minute walk away. Breakfast was good and comprehensive. Good location in terms of exploring Scarborough on foot and in a quieter part of the town.
Scott, gb1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Disappointed generally. We were told nothing about breakfast timings and procedures. There was no information in room either. We went for breakfast at 7.15 only to be told it was at 7.45 and when we went again we were told as we weren’t on Daish’s coaches our breakfast was at 8.30. I complained about this so was allowed to eat in a corner. We had to ask for milk and was given a very small jug for cereals. Had to ask for more and then had to ask for more again for the coffee. Then our breakfast came, the egg was like rubber and yolk less. Rest was chucked around plates. Then we had to ask for butter for toast. Rubbish experience all told. The room was a bit dingy and needs updating but that’s like most Scarborough hotels really.
Shirley, gb1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Chose hotel for location and great view over Scarborough and harbour. Car park small - could get blocked in. Threadbare treads on stairs, other public areas well maintained; good social distancing measures. Had requested sea view, but 3rd floor room was at back with view over street. Was hot so a sash window was dangerously wedged open with a block of wood. Bed was clean and comfortable. Rest of furniture - unfashionably distressed – from 70s; very tatty; wardrobe door hinge broken. Had to dust inside drawers before we could use them. No hairdryer. Asked 3 TIMES at reception. Different excuses: “they are kept down here – will send one up; there should be one in drawer (had I looked?);housekeeping said it’s in the drawer”. On last day, lady checking room kindly went to fetch one. Poor communication on reception. In contrast, housekeeping and restaurant staff efficient and friendly. Great view from restaurant; had a prime table for dinner. Food was fine, inexpensive -unlike the bar prices. Whereas I don’t mind child portions, my husband prefers more on his plate. Fortunately, we weren’t napping as I heard a buzzing sound, opened our door to listen, unsure if it was a fire alarm. Was louder on lower floors. False alarm, but there were no checks done to ensure everyone was outside. A MAJOR safety concern. I do not find fault all the time;usually let the odd thing slide, but too many negatives to ignore. Hence we will not stay here again or recommend it to others.
Janet, gb3 night romance trip
Poor 2.0
the best thing was the view from our room the bad points were parking such a big hotel and only 14 car park spaces the breakfast was down in the ball room not in the conservatory as shown on the website the breakfast wasnt very good the first day coffee was like water improved th next day starter came as same time as the full english
graham, gb3 night family trip

The Esplanade Hotel