The Royal Hotel


The Royal Hotel dates back to the 1830s and its grand imposing architecture, including The Royal's famous staircase and atrium, still bear all the hallmarks of the Regency Period. The hotel has attracted many famous guests over the years including Winston Churchill who remarked "the Royal is my favourite hotel", as well as Edith Sitwell and Robert Luff. The hotel offers 145 comfortably furnished en-suite rooms all with their own individual styles with modern facilities including TV, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. Why not upgrade to one of our suites and experience absolutely stunning views of the sea whilst in the comfort of your room?

Residents are welcome to enjoy the hotel's Sea View Restaurant with its stunning views over South Bay and St. Nicholas Cliff Gardens offering a delicious A la Carte Menu with an excellent local reputation for fine food. The stylish Café Java offers a continental al fresco experience, perfect for a warm summers day. Light refreshments and beverages are also available in the hotel's lounge and the popular resident Theatre Bar throughout the day. Visit the hotels Spindles Health and Leisure Club with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room for a relaxing and pleasurable experience. We also offer a fully equipped gymnasium offering a wide range of equipment.

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Fri , 18th June 2021
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  • Disabled facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • American Express accepted
  • Christmas special programme
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Evening meals
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Packed lunches provided
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Snacks/afternoon tea
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Gym on site
  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
  • Regular entertainment
  • Sauna onsite
  • Swimming pool - indoor onsite

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities


  • On street/public parking

Property Facilities

  • Designated smoking area
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Night porter
  • Passenger lift
  • Television available
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Television

Site Features

  • Building of historical interest

Target Markets

  • Coach parties welcomed



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      Road Directions

      By Road:Coming from the A64/A171/A170/A165 follow signs for town centre/station. From the station (on your right), turn right at the lights and follow the road, staying to the left. At the next junction, turn left onto Sommerset Terrace and follow through the lights and over the mini roundabout onto St. Nicholas Street. The Royal in on the corner on your left.

      The Royal Hotel


      St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HE

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      Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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