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The Paragon

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Guest Accommodation with 14 rooms £43-£114 prpnb


The Paragon, Scarborough

The Paragon, Scarborough

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Queens Parade,
North Yorkshire,
YO12 7HY


The Paragon is an AA 4-Star Guest Accommodation rated guest house. This quiet family run guest house, now in their 26th year, is located on the cliff top over-looking Scarborough's North Bay, Sea Life Centre and Castle. The Paragon has 14 individually decorated, en-suite rooms, many enjoy sea views and all are equiped with flat screen freeview TVs, hairdryer, fan and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Paragon is ideally situated and is on a regular bus route. The Open Air Theatre and Peasholm Park are only a short walk away and is about 10 minutes away from the town centre, shops, cafes and restaurants. The Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round is approximately 15 minutes walk and is world famous for premiering Sir Alan Ayckbourn's plays.

The Paragon is fully non-smoking and does NOT have lift facilities.

TelevisionLicenced (table or bar)Special diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingDogs/pets NOT acceptedCentral heatingElectric shaver pointsGolf available (onsite or nearby)Vegetarian diet availableWiFi or internet accessSingle sex groups NOT acceptedHairdryerOn street/public parking



Queens Parade,
North Yorkshire,
YO12 7HY



See location of The Paragon on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TA 040892  Lat: 54.28786 Long: -0.40384

By Road:
From the A64 follow the signs for the North Bay then Scarborough Bowls Centre. Follow cliff top road overlooking sea, 300yds on.

By Public Transport:
Taxi rank in station.


  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Licenced (table or bar)Licenced (table or bar)
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Single sex groups NOT acceptedSingle sex groups NOT accepted
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


Access Information Overview The Paragon is a beautiful 6 storey Victorian property that has been tastefully converted into 13 en-suite guest rooms. We endeavour to cater for the different needs of our visitors and the following statement provides a general summary of the accessibility of our hotel. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Pre-arrival We welcome bookings by phone, on-line and in person. Please see our contact details. Scarborough train station is a 5 minute drive away or about a 15 minute walk (mainly on the flat). Most out of town buses drop off near to the train station. The number 3a bus stops very near to the hotel on North Marine Road (the other entrance to the Paragon) and can be caught almost outside the hotel. There are numerous taxi services in Scarborough, we recommend Atlas to our guests, telephone 01723 363325. Directions to the hotel can be found on our directions page. Our postcode is YO12 7HU Arrival Rooms are ready by 1pm. You are welcome to check in between 10am. and 10pm. (later by prior arrangement). Check out is at 10am. There are 6 off-street parking spaces on a brick laid driveway. On-street parking is allowed and we will supply you with a free parking permit. The area is well lit by street lighting and the hotel’s lighting. Main entrance The main entrance is on Queen’s Parade. There are 9 steps to the front door with a rail on the right when ascending and a small step and threshold clearance to the inner door and reception. Reception The reception area has a large information display and reception area. There is usually someone at the desk but there is a bell to ring if not. Please inform us if you have any communication needs and how you prefer to communicate. We will take your luggage to your room if you require. Lounge Bar We have a very pleasant and relaxing bar with stunning sea views. There is plenty of seating and this is of the lounge armchair type (please see this photograph of our sea-view bar lounge). In addition to the bar there is a coffee menu. Dining area and meals This is on the lower ground floor. The stairway is next to the reception and has 15 steps with a rail on the right when descending. Each room is allocated a table that is laid to your party’s needs. The chairs are upright armless dining chairs. Breakfast orders are taken from 8.30am. with last orders at 9am. A door and 1 step leads from the dining area to a patio area with seating. From here it is 6 steps up to the parking area. Most specialist diets can be catered for. Please inform us when you book your stay. Please feel free to bring any of your preferred foods etc. with you, we will store and cook these for you. Flooring All public interior areas including stairs are carpeted. The bathroom flooring is linoleum and there are bath/shower mats that can be removed. Fire alarms and safety Each floor (landing area) has a fire alarm button and alarm bell. Please notify us if you are hard of hearing and therefore may not hear the bell. All rooms have ‘in case of emergency’ instructions on the back of the room door. Smoking Smoking is permitted at the patio area and at the front and rear entrances. Use the ashtrays provided. Storage needs Collapsible wheelchairs/pushchairs can be kept in the reception area. If you intend to bring bikes please contact us and we can discuss where they can be stored. Medication that requires refrigeration will be stored for you. Mobility, independent living equipment and health We can arrange daily hire of mobility scooters. If you wish to bring your own bathing aids please contact us to discuss suitable rooms for their use. Please be aware use of these aids will be the visitor’s responsibility. We have some equipment that may assist people who are hard of hearing, i.e. a flashing alarm clock. If required we can organise an appointment for you at a local GP’s surgery. Guide dogs are accepted in particular rooms where there is sufficient floor space for a basket, please contact us for details. Rooms All rooms have double glazed windows and plenty of wardrobe/cupboard space. Most of the beds are about 21 inches high. The rooms vary in size so please contact us if you have any specific questions. All bedrooms are en-suite (toilet, sink and shower) have heated towel rails and extractor fans. Shower cubicles are slightly raised from the floor and have non-slip surfaces and concertina doors. There is coffee/tea making facilities, a flat-screen colour Freeview TV, hairdryer, fan and internal telephones in all rooms. Floor 1 There are 17 steps to the 1st floor (from the reception area) with a banister rail on the left side when ascending. Rooms 1 and 4 have double beds with 4 having a sea view. Room 3 (Platinum room with sea view) is a large room with a super king size bed that can be converted to twin beds. This room also has two chairs positioned to take advantage of the sea view. It also has a large shower cubicle. There is a public toilet on this floor. Floor 2 There are 17 steps to the 2nd floor from the 1st floor with a banister rail on the left side when ascending. Rooms 5 and 6 have super king beds which can be converted to twin beds. Rooms 7 and 8 are both doubles and have sea views. Floor 3 There are 17 steps to the 3rd floor from the 2nd floor with a banister rail on the left side when ascending. Room 9 has a super king bed that can be converted to twin beds. Room 10 is a double with space for a cot. It has a cast iron bath with a shower over. Room 11 is a double with sea view. Room 12 has a sea view and is the family room with a double and single bed. Floor 4 There are 14 steps to the 4th floor from the 3rd floor with a banister rail on the left side when ascending. Room 14 is a double and has an extra-large shower cubicle. Room 17 is a double, has a sea view and a bath with over shower. This statement, while comprehensive, cannot anticipate all our guests needs, therefore please do not hesitate to contact us about any specific requirement you have.