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The Kensington in Scarborough

Best Value Ever
The Kensington is rated for the best value in Scarborough! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other holiday accommodations in the town. We offer you...


A Charming, Victorian, child-free Guest House, in the heart of Scarborough’s North Bay where you will find the Warmest of Yorkshire Welcomes.

Home From Home
The Kensington Guest House is a friendly Victorian building with five stylish and cosy guest rooms, each with their own individual character and includes Twin, Doubles, King-Size and King-Size Deluxe.
All our rooms have BIG En-suites with powerful showers and ALWAYS PLENTY OF HOT WATER.

Our Rooms
Our most easily accessible rooms are our spacious King-size Rooms and BIG Twin Room (Rooms 1, 2 & 3) and are all located on the first floor, up one flight of stairs, and our Standard Doubles (Rooms 4 & 5) are on the second floor, up two flights of stairs.
Two of our spacious rooms (Room 3 & 5) are located at the front, overlooking our lovely garden and the sublime, highly sought-after, tree-lined Columbus Ravine (Main Road) and three of our rooms (Rooms 1, 2 & 4) are in the back, offering more peace and quiet. More details about our rooms can be found HERE.

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Kensington Guest HouseCheck-In
Early Check-In is available, so that you can make the most of your day in Scarborough when you arrive. You will find the Warmest of Yorkshire welcomes where you are treated to a choice of tasty Brews and delicious Home-Baked Cupcakes and a whole assortment of Treats, with other tasty goodies also awaits you in your room and you are most welcome to leave your bags with us or we can give you a FULL DAY Parking permit on the day of your departure so you can make the most of Scarborough on the day of departure.

TASTY BREWS Fit for A Queen
We offer such a wide variety of branded traditional Brews and speciality and fruit Teas, Ground & Decaf coffee, Hot Chocolate supplied by Barnsley Brew, a company that’s part of Tea Palace which provides tea for The Queen at Kensington Palace.

Relax & Unwind
There are times when you need a break from the kids - yours, and everyone else’s - so if you’re seeking a child-free Guest House within walking distance of all Scarborough’s main attractions, then The Kensington Guest House has it covered, so come and Take Some Time Out at our adults only Guest House.

Friendly Service
With so many wonderful places to eat and drink, we are happy to recommend where to go and where to avoid and we are always happy to reserve you a taxi and a table at a restaurant, just let us know the kind of food you are looking to eat.

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Breakfast To Die For
We think a perfect day on the great Scarborough coast should always start with a stunning breakfast, so don't compromise, make it a Kensington Guest House Breakfast where you're spoilt for choice. With breakfast starting at 8.00 right up to 9.30, you can choose which time suits you, so whether you’re an early riser or want a lie in, The Kensington has it covered. We take pride in using locally-sourced ingredients where we can, to make sure the quality and taste of our food is of the highest standard.
One thing you can be sure of at The Kensington is a quality breakfast satisfying all tastes, as we have so much CHOICE. Come and choose from a variety of scrummy breakfast options, including a wide choice of delicious Vegetarian & Vegan options. We also cater for any dietary requirements and food allergies. See some of our breakfast reviews HERE.

Kensington Guest HouseEnviable Location
The Kensington Guest House is wonderfully placed to explore all of Scarborough and what it has to offer. We are in the heart of the North Bay, so you are just a mere 10 mins walk to most places, 10 mins from the Town Centre.
We know Scarborough like the back of our hands, so we know the best places to go and where to avoid, please don’t hesitate to ask us and we will be more than happy to help you make the most of your time in Scarborough.
We are within walking distance of one of the best beaches on the Yorkshire Coast, The Blue Flag-awarded North Bay beach where if the waves are right, you could try a spot of surfing.
We are just a 2-minute walk from Peasholm Park, just 10 mins from Scarborough Cricket Club and the wonderful Open-Air Theatre, the largest of its kind in Europe, where the likes of Kylie Minogue, Christina Aguilera and Bryan Adams have played.

Scarborough’s South Bay is only a 15-minute walk away and has all you would expect from a British seaside town – amusement arcades, a fairground, in Summer, donkey rides. The South Bay is also home to a working harbour, a marina full of yachts, the Grand Hotel (once the largest in Europe) and at the end of the bay, Scarborough Spa. Visible from both bays and towering over the headland is Scarborough Castle just 10 mins walk from our Guest House. More details about our perfect location can be found HERE.

Parking is street parking, where you will have no problem parking either directly outside or very near to our Guest House and we offer all our guests, free of charge, parking permits to cover all your stay.

We like to think that the main appeal of this type of accommodation is the homely feel - so book your stay, relax, and take in the hospitable atmosphere... and don't be afraid to ask if there is anything you need to make your stay with us even more enjoyable.

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A warm and friendly welcome is given to all guests and every effort is made to ensure your stay is enjoyable. Why not come and sample some Yorkshire hospitality?

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