Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough

3 Stars

  St. Nicholas Cliff - YO11 2ET - Scarborough, United Kingdom View Map

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Located in the town centre, overlooking the bay and harbour, the Grand is one of Scarborough's landmark buildings. Built in 1863 as one of Europe's first purpose built hotels, the Grand's architecture is rumoured to be based on the theme of time. Four towers represent the seasons, 12 floors represent the months, 52 chimneys to represent the weeks and originally 365 bedrooms to represent the days of the year. Recently, as part of a complete renovation programme, the hotel has re-opened the 6th and 7th floors featuring 40 brand new bedrooms and 3 Tower Suites featuring 360 degree panoramic views of Scarborough. The hotel offers nightly entertainment and the Harbour Lights restaurant has stunning views over the harbour and bay. The hotel also has a number of bars, an informal snack bar and a popular sun terrace.

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The Grand Scarborough Hotel offers first class Conference Facilities whether attending a training course, conference, or private dinner party. There is a function room, The Palm Court available that will hold up to 200 Delegates. Here our dedicated team will be able to arrange the room to your specific requirements.


Built in 1863 as one of Europe's first purpose-built hotel, the property boasts superb architecture with the design rumoured to be based on the theme of time.The four towers represent the seasons, the 12 floors stand for the months, the 52 chimneys symbolize the weeks and the bedrooms (originally 365 and now include 382) exemplify the days of the year.


The Britannia Scarborough Hotel offers 382 comfortably furnished en-suite rooms with modern facilities including TV, Hairdryer and Tea & Coffee making facilities. It is easy to see why this is one of Scarborough's most popular hotels!


The Grand hotel Scarborough boasts two Restaurants, The Harbour Lights with its stunning views of Scarborough Harbour and the Premier restaurant for those wanting a more intimate atmosphere with carvery and a wide selection of dishes. The Empress Suite and Cabaret bar are great places to relax and enjoy a few drinks. There is also a coffee shop serving snacks and beverages. The Cabaret Ballroom is home to our LIVE Entertainment, with shows that will keep you entertained for the evening and enjoyed by all ages.


Located in the Town Centre, the Grand Scarborough Hotel takes pride of place overlooking the town's harbour and South Bay. One of the town's landmark features, instantly recognisable on the skyline it is an ideal Hotel in Scarborough from which to enjoy beautiful sandy beaches, promenade walks and all that Scarborough has to offer. Scarborough is one of the most popular seaside resorts in England and has many attractions to suit the whole family. Visit the historic Scarborough Castle, enjoy clean and safe beaches or walk along the promenade with it's typical seaside amusements and attractions. Children will love the Miniature Railway and the Sea Life Centre located on the North Bay. The famous Scarborough Spa and gardens provides a relaxing haven for all and there are some superb golf courses.

Hotel facilities

  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Lifts 2
  •  Conference rooms 1
  •  Restaurant
  •  Check-in at From 12:00
  •  Lobby Size VS
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Voltage 220

The Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough offers air conditioning. The property is fully equipped with a conference room. Guests can use the hotel's restaurant. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel is great for those who travel for work.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Safe Box
  •  Trouser Press
  •  Alarm Clock

The Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. Accommodation has a safe in all the rooms. The hotel offers its guests the use of an pants iron (trouser press) . The hotel offers a wake up service for guests.

 Public transport

  • Airport: LBA
  • Time to the Airport: 112 MIN
  • Railway Station: SCARBOROUGH
  • Time to the Railway Station: 8 MIN
  • Distance from the city center: 0.3 KM
  • Distance from the airport: 113 KM
  • Distance from Railway Station: 0.6 KM
  • Time to the bus stop: 1 MIN

 Guests' Reviews

United Kingdom

Very Good: 4.1/5 More Details

A solo short break

I chose the grand for 2 reasons. they gave me a great price for my 3 day break and i knew it was very close to all the amenities. the hotel is steeped in history and i knew from reviews it was in need of some upgrading,but my room was small but perfectly adequate with a great sea view. the staff really make an effort to make your stay as pleasant as possible. all in all i have no complaints about my stay at the grand



Hull, United Kingdom

Very Good: 3.7/5 More Details

Grand scarborough new year break

Prices and hotel service was excellent

Kirkby In Ashfield, United Kingdom

Very Good: 3.8/5 More Details


We only stayed the one night what staff we encountered were helpful and polite. the room was clean as was the dining room. would deffinately stay again

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