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The Royal Hotel

  • St Nicholas Street
  • Scarborough
  • Yorkshire Coast
  • YO11 2HE


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Classic Regency hotel
  • Wedding licence
  • Indoor pool, Jacuzzi & sauna
  • Sea View Restaurant
  • Two bars.
  • Function suites - hold up to 350

About The Royal Hotel Scarborough

The historic Royal Hotel in Scarborough sits in the heart of the resort overlooking South Bay.  This famous hotel has a history in Scarborough stretching back to 1830 and features striking interior architecture in the Regency style. Particularly impressive are the atrium and staircase.  Leisure facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi, and the hotel is a popular conference and wedding venue.  The hotel is licenced for Civil Ceremonies and within easy walking distance of Scarborough's many attractions.  Sandy South Bay and the promenade are just 500 metres away.


  • 118 en-suite rooms.
  • Accessible, standard and executive rooms with extra space and upgraded decor.
  • All visitor types are catered for with single, twin, double, family and spacious suites available.
  • Some rooms have sea views.
  • Each room includes a TV, tea and coffee making facilities. a telephone, hairdryer and trouser press.
  • Suites - Four Poster Suites, Penthouse Suites, Double and Twin Suites.

Food & Drink

The Sea View restaurant has fabulous views across to St Nicholas Cliff Gardens and South Bay.  Enjoy hearty Britannia breakfasts with Full English and Continental selection. 

Table D'hote menu is served for dinner together with Chef Specialities including delicious homemade pizzas and pies.

Breakfast is served each day from 7am to 10pm, and dinner from 7pm to 9pm.

The hotel has two bars, the elegant Theatre Bar with a superb art deco saloon decor - a perfect spot for pre-dinner drinks.  Alternatively relax with a drink and light snack in The Sea View Lounge and Bar which also has views across to South Bay and an extensive menu choice.

Leisure Facilities

  • Leisure club facilities available to hotel residents for a small extra charge. (non-residents membership also available).
  • Indoor swimming pool.
  • Gym and sauna.
  • Resistance and Cardiovasular Training rooms.
  • Sauna and Jacuzzi.


We're perfect for small or large conference events of up to 350 delegates.  A full range of audio-visual equipment is available along with internet access and banqueting services.  Affordable day delegate and 24 hour rack rates (minimum 10 delegates).


  • Impressive Regency architecture - staircase and atrium - a stunning background to wedding photography.
  • Wedding parties of up to 350 guests catered for.
  • Bespoke packages to suit your needs.
  • Licenced for Civil Ceremonies.
  • Evening reception room hire.
  • In-house professional team always on hand to ensure your special day runs smoothly.

Additional Facilities & Services

  • WiFi internet access.
  • The Royal is a pet friendly hotel.
  • Unloading bay directly adjacent to the hotel.
  • No onsite parking - secure parking is available at an NCP car park just 5 minutes away.
  • Accessible facilities - lift to main entrance, portable ramp available for wheelchair users, lift access to all rooms and designated disabled friendly rooms.

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in from 15:00 and check-out by 10:00.

Around and About

Centrally situated in Scarborough, The Royal Hotel is only 500 metres from sandy beaches and South Bay promenade.  Attractions including the Rotunda, town centre shops, the headland castle, seaside amusements and golf courses are within easy reach.



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