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Wharncliffe Hotel
Ranked #79 of 183 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great hotel”
Reviewed 26 September 2012

This is a lovely hotel. The proprietor, Derek, was friendly and very helpful, recommending restaurants and places to see. Our large seafront room had everything: plenty of room, lovely comfortable bed and reasonable sized shower room, with lovely big fluffy towels. All very clean and well-appointed. The breakfasts were wonderful, with loads of choice of fruit, cereals, and anything you wanted cooked. However the hotel is, in common with most of Scarborough's seafront hotels, tall and narrow so accommodation is on several floors and there is no lift. Not a problem if you are fit! Parking can be a problem; we were given a permit but finding a space was a little difficult initially - although this would be the same for any of the hotels in this area.
I would highly recommend The Wharncliffe: it's in a lovely position on the seafront, the rooms and breakfasts are great and the host welcoming.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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wisbech
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Reviewed 18 September 2012

we have just returned home from a 3 night stay at the wharcliffe hotel in scarbough
could not fault in any way at all ' derek is a great host nothing to much trouble
room was very clean with a sea front view
breakfast was outstanding one of the best iv'e eaten at
looking forward to a return visit at a later date
kind regards from jason & tracy tawn (wisbech cambs)

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Batley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

great place ,great views neat and comfy room ,lovely king size bed and slept like babies, .
breakfast was fab with many types of fruit , yogurts, cereals bacon was yummy and the jam was lovely also all the extras you need in your room ,thank you :) x

Room Tip: best views are high up so lots of stairs but worth it ,if a bit older the lower floors maybe better...
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

Good location with a great view but the rooms are small, although they have everything you need, there was no bath because of the size of the room and the shower was only just big enough, the food was ok but the owners where down right rude and not very accommodating maybe it's time they retired!! Probably too many stairs for elderly guests

  • Stayed September 2012
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DerekandAnn, Owner at Wharncliffe Hotel, responded to this review, 9 January 2013
Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are disappointed that your stay with us was not as it should have been.
We would like to apologise to you, it is not our intention to be rude or less than accommodating to any of our guests.
We do have one room with an en-suite bath rather than a shower for any guests that would prefer a bath. We agree that some people do think there are a lot of stairs to the top floor rooms, but we do try to accommodate guests, where possible, on a lower floor if we aware that our visitors would prefer this.
We hope that you will accept our apologies for your less than perfect stay with us.
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

We have just returned today from a 2 night at the Whancliffe, this is the best bed and breakfast hotel we have stayed in. It is spotlessly clean. Our room had a king size bed, spotless bedding, brillant white soft towels, and a wide selection of teas,etc, it even had a sewing kit and shoe shine. The breakfast choice was excellant, yoghurts,cereals,fruit juice were there for you to help yourself along with a wide choice of fresh fruit, we counted 9 different fruits during our stay, when you have eaten your way through these, you then have a full cooked breakfast or a choice from the menu of various other cooked options. Ann and Derek were always available to help make your stay an enjoyable one. There were even umbrellas available by the front door if needed. Will be returning for a further visit and recommend this hotel to any-one

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

I think this is either are 3rd or 4th stay at this fantastic hotel. This is my second review for this amazing place.an i will keep writting reviews as wharncliffe hotel is the best!! We love it here,we would move in if they would let us!!Derek and ann are fantastic,there not just hosts there friends..Every think is fantastic,But the proof is in the pudding,just pick up the phone now and make that call you wont be disappointed............................

Room Tip: All rooms would be fantastic,But a seaview room would be amazing!!
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank DEEAUB
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glenrothes
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

my wife and i have just returned from a weeks stay i have to say derick and ann were excellant hosts the room was great with a lovely view of the north bay the breakfast was very nice would defeninatly return

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Wharncliffe Hotel
Address: 26 Blenheim Terrace Queens Parade, Scarborough YO12 7HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #79 of 183 B&Bs / Inns in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Wharncliffe Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Four Star Guest Accommodation, situated overlooking the North Bay in Scarborough with fantastic sea views. Within a few minutes walk of the castle, town and harbour, and an ideal location for the Bowls Club or Cricket Ground.All guest rooms have en-suite facilities, flat screen tv, and a well stocked beverage tray. Breakfast is cooked to order; guests may help themselves from buffet whilst they wait. Ideal for couples to relax and unwind. ... more   less 
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