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“Simply Outstanding Every Time”
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Alexander Hotel
Ranked #63 of 183 Scarborough B&B and Inns
Luton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Simply Outstanding Every Time”
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Just returned from another fantastic stay at The Alexander where you are guaranteed a warm welcome from hosts Julie and Alex. What more can be said, Outstanding. My wife and i have stayed with Alex and Julie Many times now over the last 8 years from a couple of days to over a week at a time. The friendliness,kindness, cleanliness and comfort cannot be better. Could have quite easily taken the lovely duvet home with us this time. The rooms are all up to date,modern and extremely comfortable. Every single thing has been thought out down to decor and accessories. The hotel is well placed for quick access to the north bay and a few minutes drive to the town centre. There is ample parking on site and also parking outside the hotel. If you are looking for something very special for a short break or longer you would not beat this in Scarborough.The very high standard at the 'Alexander' is the reason we return time and time again and has made us very wary of staying elsewhere as we know a similar standard would be hard to find.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 23 June 2013
Thank you so much for your great review, sorry it taken a while reply its been busy at the hotel.
we do read every review to make sure we are looking after all our guest with the same high standard.
Look forward to seeing both again.
regards
Julie and Alex
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

Just returned from another excellent 3 night break at The Alexander, and yet again it didn't disappoint. Whether you are a new visitor or a returning one you will receive a warm welcome from the owners, Julie and Alex. They have worked hard to build the excellent reputation the Alexander has and they have got it just right! The bedrooms are excellent, with comfortable beds,flatscreen televisions, tables and chairs, along with lovely spotlessly clean bathrooms.
As for the food, you won't find better in Scarborough for the price. Breakfasts are excellent, and the evening meals are cooked to perfection by Alex.Well worth giving them a try!
The Alexander is an excellent small hotel, which gives great value for money and in my opinion should be number 1 on Trip Advisor.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 20 May 2013
Thank you for your great review, it s the best form of recommendation when repeat customers write reviews because it means your still doing it right. Good Friends, Good Food, Good Accommodation its only the weather left to chance!
Best Wishes Julie and Alex
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Hexham
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

We have stayed at the Alexander Hotel many times and have just returned from a lovely 4 night break over the Bank Holiday Weekend as usual we are never disappointed. After a very warm welcome and a pot of freshly made tea from Julie and Alex we are shown to our room which is always immaculate as are all of the rooms (we have stayed in most of them).
Breakfast and evening meals are exceptional all made from fresh local ingredients and cooked to perfection by Alex.
We would highly recommend this Hotel we wouldn't dream of going anywhere else and always look forward to our next visit as the standards never drop.
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 19 May 2013
It is always a pleasure to welcome you back to the Alexander. Thank you for sharing your special place with new guests looking to find theirs. See you both soon.
Regards Julie and Alex
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 May 2013 via mobile

Visited the Alexander Hotel for a last minute short break over the recent bank holiday weekend. We chose the hotel based on all the excellent reviews it already had and hoped that it would not disappoint......and it didn't!!! This is a superb place to stay,the rooms are immaculate. Our luxury room was huge with a separate sitting area and was beautifully decorated and furnished. The food was delicious, super breakfasts every morning and a brilliant evening meal on Saturday night. The owners Alex and Julie made us feel really welcome throughout our stay. We will certainly return!!!

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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 19 May 2013
Thanks for taking the time to review our hotel. Food is given a high priority at the Alexander, from local suppliers to quality ingredients prepared with Alex's professional hands. Thank you for booking direct it will be the best price. Look forward to seeing you both again.
Regards Julie and Alex
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

Just back from three fantastic nights at the Alexander in Scarborough. Fantastic small hotel. Must be the best small hotel in the area. Owners, Julie and Alexander go out of their way to welcome and settle you in. The rooms are immaculate. I do not exaggerate. Best we've stayed in. Then there's the bonus of the food. Apparently Alex is also a trained chef. It shows. Breakfasts were excellent and the dinner we had there absolutely brilliant. Hugely recommendations. We will absolutely, definitely be going back.

Room Tip: We stayed in a luxury room. Well worth the extra.
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 19 May 2013
Thank you for your great review, we are glad you both had a lovely time. Hope to see you both again.
Regards Julie and Alex
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Hartlepool
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

Having read reviews of this hotel from other subscribers we decided that when we were visiting Scarborough we would try it at see what it was like. Well. we were not disappointed, the room was spotlessly clean and as the advertising said, it was not just for the day one arrives but for the full length of the stay. The breakfast provided was of the highest standard we have experienced (we do cruising which is supposed to be the best) everything was cooked to order and therefore arrived at the table hot which we`ve found is a novelty compared to other establishments and also cooked to perfection by the resident chef. My wife and I have no hesitation in recommending the Alexander to other visitors to Scarborough.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 19 April 2013
Thanks for writing such a lovely review, its great when guests tell you your doing a good job ,we are always looking to make what we do the best it can be. Things like cleaning just like the first day is really important to us so you feel pampered and look after all the time also remembering all the things you like. Hope you have a lovely summer and hope to see you both again.
Best Wishes Julie and Alex
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Huddersfield
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

Our fourth stay at the Alexander over the last 3 years and everything just gets better. Our luxury room was just that, and wanting for nothing. A great place to relax, even if the weather persisted to be on the foggy side outside. The breakfast quality and Alex's evening meals are just outstanding. We decided to eat out on one night and regretted it, so look out Alex, we shall let you cook for us each evening, next time. We will be back again next as there can't be anywhere better to stay in Scarborough than the Alexander.

Room Tip: Go for the Luxury rooms, they are worth the extra.
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Tes389, Owner at Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, 16 April 2013
It was great to see you both again, I'm glad you enjoyed Alex's evening meals ,he is a great chef and cooks with passion ,pride, and professionalism. We are closed till the 2nd of may but look forward to welcoming new and old guest back to there seaside escape for 'Good Food, Good Friends and Good Times' Best Wishes Julie and Alex
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Property: Alexander Hotel
Address: 33 Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scarborough District > Scarborough
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #63 of 183 B&Bs / Inns in Scarborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Alexander Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Alexander is a Gold award accommodation, Exclusively for Adults 100% non-smoking, purpose-built Scarborough hotel close to the sea, all the North Bay attractions and the North York moors. With a resident professional chef, a cocktail bar, modern centrally heated rooms, en suite facilities, TV, tea and coffee, a warm welcome and all the comforts of home await you. Commended by the English Tourism Council. ... more   less 
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