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Rivelyn Hotel
Ranked #21 of 28 Hotels in Scarborough
Bradford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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“weekend break”
Reviewed 14 November 2013

we enjoyed our stay at the Rivelyn Hotel.. The room we stayed in was clean and tidy, free continental breakfast was ok , nice bar area with a good choice of beers.I would stay again and recommend it to others wanting a short stay

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

We stayed at the Riverlyn recently for the weekend, and all though some of the rooms are a little bit dated & in need of a make over we were told the owners had only had it since July & were in the process of up grading it, we did see a few rooms that had been done & they were lovely. It depends what you want if its a clean friendly hotel thats reasonably priced this is it. Great location, comfy clean bed & Mel on reception was lovely, would go back

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Durham
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138 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

The hotel is a 5 minute walk across the bridge to the town centre, parking cost us £1 for 2 nights buying a parking permit off the hotel.
The hotel is very big and has a dance floor, bar, lounge and breakfast area.
The hotel is a little outdated and could do with a major update as cracks are on the walls, mould on the shower ceiling due to no window or vent but for the price we paid we thought that it was fine
The hotel had free wi-fi, all rooms en suite and all of them have flatscreen tvs.
The people who are running the hotel only took over in July 2013 and can see it being good in a years time if all the odd jobs get done

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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kendal
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Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Oh dear! I really wanted to be more positive as the owner and staff were so friendly but the place just needs so much work, which the owner does acknowledge. Breakfast was ok but when the dirty laundry cart was wheeled through, it summed up our experience- trying hard but really a long, long way to go. I wish them all the best but we won't be returning.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

The Rivelyn is by far the best hotel I have stayed in in Scarborough by far. The location is perfect with a 10 minute walk over the bridge to the harbour. The staff give you a very warm welcome and are always willing to have a nice friendly conversation which makes your stay a much better holiday experience, also the hotel is very clean and has lovely décor with a good size bar and restaurant for your continental breakfast. This hotel is great value for money and I will be sure that this is the only hotel I will use from now on without a doubt.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Rugby, England.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

As we wanted to stay for one night in Scarborough before heading for Whitby, we chose this hotel after looking around and reading T.A. reviews. We were not disappointed! If you want a cosy, smart hotel, well located and very well priced in Scarborough, you can't go wrong with this. The decor was very smart - better than expected and the bed comfortable. Ok breakfast was continental, but still good quality produce. Friendly staff and parking either in the street or a little car park 20 metres away - so excellent.

Room Tip: The only thing I would avoid is the rooms near the staircase and lift - ours was Room 101 and we wer...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013

The Rivelyn hotel is excellent value for money. It budget yes but its clean and its very friendly. We have been staying at another hotel that just went more expensive every time we went. The televisions here are far superior to the hotel we were paying twice as much a night for bed and breakfast. Ok it was a cooked breakfast but we found the light breakfast we had here was ample and there was plenty of it. Also the young fellow who took care of us at breakfast was so friendly and we looked forward to chatting to him each morning. Also Melanie who checked us in was a most friendly and obliging member of staff she couldn't do enough for us and we felt really happy in the homely atmosphere. Most hotels are so impersonal but we felt welcome .. We will be going back again and again as we go to Scarborough a lot.
There was tea and coffee and biscuits in the room and the food for breakfast wasn't unknown cash and carry cheap brand it was all top of the range Kings mill breads, Kellogg's cereals as well as porridge by Quaker and Weetabix all branded and the marmalades were Robertson's and there was fresh fruit apples Bananas and Yoghurt all for approx. £30 per room for 2 people.
We got a parking permit for £4 for the 4 days we stayed and saved ourselves £20 which we usually had to pay for the council car parking pass. This will definitely be our new hotel when staying in Scarborough now. We didn't use the bar this trip so cant comment. The lift was small but good and it seemed new. We will even come more now because the money we saved from a Travelodge will enable us to

Room Tip: The front rooms are nice but as I haven't seen the others Im sure they will be good also
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Rivelyn Hotel

Property: Rivelyn Hotel
Address: 1-4 Crown Crescent | South Cliff, Scarborough YO11 2BJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Rivelyn Hotel is situated in the popular south cliff area of Scarborough, just a short walk from the beach and the ever popular esplanade gardens. Our team of professional and friendly staff aim to make your break with us both comfortable and fun. We appreciate how important it is for you to enjoy your time here and we all aspire to create an inviting & relaxing atmosphere enabling you to have a great stay with us. When we bid you a fond farewell we hope you leave the Rivelyn refreshed and with happy memories of your holiday in one of Scarborough's friendliest hotels. ... more   less 
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