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The Almar

  • 116 Columbus Ravine
  • North Cliff
  • Scarborough
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO12 7QZ


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Celebration House
  • Close to Beach
  • Close to Golf Course
  • Close to Shops
  • Family
  • Freeview
  • Group Holidays
  • Licensed Bar
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 8 en-suites
  • Breakfast included
  • Beach & park 5 minutes
  • Free parking
  • Well stocked bar
  • Free WiFi

About this Bed and Breakfast

New owners Julie and John extend a warm welcome to guests old and new at The Almar Guest House, a real 'home from home' situated in the popular Columbus Ravine area in Scarborough close to Peasholm Park.  North Bay beaches and the Open Air Theatre are only a 5 minute walk away and the guest house is just a short distance from town centre amenities and top attractions including the Alpamare Waterpark.

The Almar is tastefully decorated throughout with all en-suite rooms and a warm, friendly atmosphere for all from solo travellers to couples, families and groups of friends.  Free WiFi and parking are available and we have a well stocked bar with fun quiz nights offered during peak summer months.  Packed lunches and a taxi and restaurant reservation service are also happily provided on request.

We're very experienced in catering for groups of up to 16 guests, perfect for weddings, golfing parties, celebrations and get-togethers with family or friends.

Guest Rooms

We have comfortable guest rooms all with en-suite bathrooms, complimentary toiletries, towels, hairdryers, alarm clocks, LCD/Plasma TVs with Freeview channels, refreshment trays and information folders.  Ironing facilities can also be made available.

Choose from 4 double rooms, 1 twin, a cosy double, 2 single rooms and 1 family/twin room.  Special rates are available for a family room sleeping 3 inclusive of a small single room situated next door on the same floor.  Please do call us for more details and to book.

  • 4 Double Rooms - spacious and cosy double rooms offer a relaxing holiday base.  All are light and stylish with modern furnishings and en-suite bathrooms.  Our 4 double rooms are situated across floors 1 and 2.
  • 1 Twin Room - our standard twin room is presented to a high standard and very popular with guests offering lots of space, a modern en-suite bathroom with a bath and original Art Deco tiling.  This room is situated on Floor 1.
  • Room 5 - Cosy Double Room ideal for short breaks in the resort with a light and airy en-suite bathroom and modern furnishings throughout.  This room is on the second floor and is cosier than our other double rooms so available at a cheaper price.
  • 1 Family/ Twin Room - a spacious room with a double and single bed sleeping up to 2 adults and 1 child.  An en-suite bathroom and TV/DVD are included.  This room is on the second floor and is very popular with families so early booking is highly recommended!
  • 2 Single Rooms - cosy and comfortable rooms for solo travellers with en-suite bathrooms.  These are located on the second floor.


 A full English breakfast is served in the bright and airy dining room each morning.

Other Facilities

Relax with a drink in our well stocked bar with beers, champagnes and a wine list available.  During peak summer months we host great fun quiz nights and other entertainment in the bar area.

We are very happy to help you with restaurant or taxi reservations and packed lunches are available on request. 

Free high speed WiFi internet access is available in all rooms and free parking is onsite.


The Almar is experienced in catering for all kinds of groups.  The guest house holds from 4 to 16 guests and is a perfect base for reunions, golfing groups, wedding parties, birthday celebrations, anniversaries, family get-togethers and weekends away with friends.

We'll happily arrange a buffet or a late bar for your group.  Please contact us direct for more information on discounts available for group bookings and large parties.

Around and About

Scarborough station, town centre and main shopping areas can be reached in 10 minutes on foot.  Our location puts you right at the heart of the resort very close to Peasholm Park, Scarborough Cricket Club, North Bay beaches and the Castle.

Stay with us during one of Scarborough's many annual events.  We're very conveniently placed near the Open Air Theatre if you're visiting for a summer concert. 

If you're planning a theatre getaway taking in a show at the premier Stephen Josepth Theatre, choose the Almar as your theatre base - we're within easy walking distance of the Stephen Joseph Theatre.  The Spa, Scarborough's large entertainment complex, is also within easy reach.


Find us on Scarborough's North Bay on the A165 which is the main road into the town centre.

If you're coming from the North East take the A165 coast road at Burniston which takes you to Scarborough then follow signs for the town centre.  When you reach Peasholm Park to your right you'll see The Almar about 200 metres further along Columbus Ravine on your right hand side.

For visitors coming into Scarborough from the A64 from York or from the A170 from Thirsk, head for the railway station.  When you see the station and the Stephen Josepth Theatre to your left, take a left at the lights just in front of you.  Stay in the left hand lane and continue straight on through the next lights across two roundabouts.  You'll then see the guest house up Columbus Ravine on your left hand side.

From Filey and Bridlington, stay on the A165 signed for Whitby and you'll see The Almar on the left hand side after you have gone across two roundabouts and past the town centre.

For guests arriving via train to Scarborough station, we are only a short downhill stroll away.  Exit the station and go across the road to the Stephen Joseph Theatre.  Walk around to the front of the theatre, then carry on down North Way, passing the Police Station.  Go down the hill and across two roundabouts, walking past the Baptist Church.  The Almar is 200m on the left hand side of the road. 

A regular bus service from Leeds, York and Malton - the Yorkshire Coastline - runs direct to Scarborough stopping at the bottom of the road next to Peasholm Park which is very close to us.  Arriva bus services also run between Middlesbrough and Scarborough.


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