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Norbreck Hotel

Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1HY England
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#15 of 27 hotels in Scarborough
Standing on the headland, near Scarborough's ancient castle ruins, the Norbreck is the only hotel in town which looks out over both the North and South Bays, with breathtaking panoramic sea view. From this peaceful location you can rest in the convivial atmosphere of the bar lounge or in the comfort of the restaurant and savour the scenic sights of golden sands and ocean waters. In the hub of the town itself, lying just ten minutes' away, there is an array of shops and holiday attractions. While a day trip takes you to York or to see the moors, to test your nerves at Flamingo Land or to revisit 'Brideshead' at Castle Howard. There's such a lot to see and do in the area! The hotel does not have a car park. However street parking is available nearby.
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Property amenities
Street parking
Bar / lounge
Highchairs available
24-hour security
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Water park offsite
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
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Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Karen M wrote a review 26 Oct
106 contributions50 helpful votes
Start with some positives: clean linen, good location, hot water, friendly staff, chips are good Hotel is very tired and needs a lot of refurbishment both in the room and generally NO WiFi in the room even though it says there is Battleship grey walls are not a good bedroom look!! Small room and bathroom with the smallest TV I’ve ever seen The TV connection was awful No soap in the bathroom Dirty , dusty in the room Shower was diabolical hardly any water comes out Beds need replacing Food was not good at all and wouldn’t eat here ever again. Bland, boring and not just us but other people had items missing from the order or sent food back Breakfast was ok but half of what was advertised wasn’t actually available on the buffet Small amount of parking on site but reserve it!! Otherwise street parking Would not come back
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Other hotels are better Location is good- quieter side in North Bay
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Val oliver wrote a review 24 Oct
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Recently had a 4 night stay at the Norbreck hotel. Food was good. Room was clean and in good working order. Staff were great especially the bar manager and bar staff who went the extra mile to ensure needs were met.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
John R wrote a review 24 Oct
Nottingham, United Kingdom1 contribution
Can't fault this place at all. Staff professional yet friendly and welcoming from arrival to departure. Room was clean and had a really good view. The breakfasts were superb and well organized. Again, the staff couldn't do enough for us. Will definitely be returning. John R.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Martine wrote a review 20 Oct
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We stayed at the Norbreck last week on a five day coach break with Shearings. The hotel is located high up next to the castle and overlooking the sea on the North Bay. It has wonderful views, and there are fantastic walks from the hotel in every direction. It is only a short walk into town or to the many attractions in Scarborough. The hotel is warm and clean, and has been refurbished with new windows and fresh paintwork. The three of us had two rooms, one on the front, and one on the back, and both had sea views, the front facing the North Bay, and the back facing the South Bay. The view of the bay from the dining room is amazing. The food is good, lovely buffet breakfasts, and a choice of evening meals. The staff are fantastic, everyone is friendly and there is a happy relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant and bar. The staff are very efficient, cheerful, and nothing was too much trouble. There was housekeeping during our stay and every day we got fresh towels, toiletries and milk from reception. It was a pleasure to stay here, and I would certainly recommend the hotel, especially if you like walking.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Response from Laurie Simpson, General Manager at Norbreck Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
It was a pleasure reading your review and a pleasure looking after you during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind Regards, Laurie Simpson General Manager
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Joyce P wrote a review 14 Oct
1 contribution
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team here especially Meral who I believe is nar manager she has gone above and beyond every time she has served us and we saw how friendly she was with every guest even the awquad ones she's a real asset and this needs recognizing the whole team were fabulous.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Laurie Simpson, General Manager at Norbreck Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
It's so rewarding for me to read such fantastic reviews, but more so for the team who have all put in an outstanding performance this season. I'm sure meral will be pleased to have been singled out for praise, praise well deserved indeed. We can't wait to welcome you back with a smile next time you are passing through. kind Regards, Laurie Simpson General Manager
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US$71 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandYorkshireNorth YorkshireScarborough DistrictScarborough
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Frequently Asked Questions about Norbreck Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Norbreck Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Freddie Gilroy and the Belsen Stragglers (0.3 km), St Mary's Church (0.09 km), and Scarborough Castle (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Norbreck Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Norbreck Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Norbreck Hotel?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Norbreck Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lifeboat Fish Bar, Crema e Cioccolato Scarborough, and Love Brew Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Norbreck Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hairy Bobs Cave (0.4 km).
Does Norbreck Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Norbreck Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.