Overview of Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough

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2.8 / 5
1,471 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.1/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationRotunda Museum2 min walk
Popular LocationSouth Bay Beach3 min walk
RestaurantBar 2b1 min walk
RestaurantIl-Piatto1 min walk

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  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Twin Room

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Single Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Double Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Twin Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Basic Double Room, No Windows

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Basic Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 2 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough is located on the beach and in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Peasholm Park and North York Moors National Park, while Scarborough Spa and Scarborough Open Air Theatre are cultural highlights. Spa Cliff Lift and South Cliff Italian Gardens are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with windsurfing, sailing and surfing/boogie boarding nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Rotunda Museum - 2 min walk
  • South Bay Beach - 3 min walk
  • Mecca Bingo - 6 min walk
  • Scarborough Spa - 7 min walk
  • Stephen Joseph Theatre - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Scarborough Station - 8 min walk
  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) - 87 min drive


  • The Harbour Lights — 1 min walk
  • Premier Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Bar 2b - 1 min walk
  • Il-Piatto - 1 min walk
  • The Pickwick Inn & Copperfield Restaurant - 2 min walk

About this property

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough

Beachfront Scarborough hotel in Scarborough City Centre, walk to Scarborough Spa
This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a conference centre, a 24-hour front desk and gift shops/newsstands are on-site. All 413 rooms provide wireless Internet access (surcharge), coffee/tea makers and TVs. Guests will also find hairdryers and safes.
Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough offers 413 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. This Scarborough hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: WiFi (GBP 7 per 24-hour period)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 9 AM–10 AM on weekends: GBP 7.5 per person
2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
2 bars/lounges

Things to do

Motorised watercraft


Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Luggage storage

Languages spoken


Business services

Meeting rooms
Conference centre


Beachfront location


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Smoke-free property

Room amenities





Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker


Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 3:00 PM and anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's policy is to accept bookings only from essential travelers (including NHS, police, army and fire brigade members). Guests must present validation of essential travel during check-in. Health screenings Guests may be subject to health screenings for COVID-19 at the property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per stay (maximum GBP 25 per stay)
Dogs and cats only
1 per room

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 7.5 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 7 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per stay (maximum GBP25 per stay)
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough
Britannia Grand Hotel
Britannia Grand Scarborough
Britannia Grand
Scarborough Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel Scarborough
Grand Scarborough
The Grand Hotel Scarborough

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough and receive a full refund?
Yes, Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, this property allows cats and dogs (limit 1 per room). There's a fee of GBP 10 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at this property?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of GBP 10 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for GBP 10 (subject to availability).
Where is Britannia Grand Hotel Scarborough located?
Located in Scarborough City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Rotunda Museum and Scarborough Spa. Peasholm Park and Scarborough Open Air Theatre are also within 2 miles (3 km). Scarborough Station is 8 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Staff were friendly and helpful. Property is dilapidated and needs more than tlc. Such a shame.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020


    • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    There was no shower stains everywhere sticky tables loose glass that could easily fall and smash an hour queue to check in exposed wires on the stairs and only 2 plugs 1 taken up by tv and other by the kettle got a refund and went somewhere else after waiting another hour

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020


    • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    On entery dead spider on top of bed, blood stained remenents of a taxpax on bathroom floor wallpaper peeling off wall , wllas covered in damp mould carpet filthy lift broke 3 times in 2 days fit person but 4 flights of double stairs hard work

    Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020