11 Best Cheap Airbnbs In Scarborough, England - Updated 2021

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Located on England’s northern sea coast, this resort town has sandy beaches by a headland. The town is home to some old museum and arts facilities such as the Woodend Museum, which was formally the home to The Sitwells who formed an artistic clique between 1916 and 1930. The Scarborough Spa Orchestra, which is the last seaside orchestra in the United Kingdom, plays light and classical music. Scarborough hosts the Seafest festivals every year at the harbor and the West Pier. Some of the best things to do in Scarborough include visiting Scarborough Castle, Peashoim Park, Scarborough SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Alpmare UK and more. Check out these 11 best cheap Airbnbs in Scarborough, the UK.

1. Quaint stable cottage (from USD 92)

If you’re looking for holiday cottages in Scarborough, opt for this Airbnb. This quaint stable cottage is located in a quiet part of North Yorkshire. This affordable one-bedroom property can easily host a maximum of two guests. This accommodation is located just a short stroll to popular pubs, restaurants eateries and shops. There is a cozy couch by the fireplace, a perfect place for you and your loved one to cuddle up as you warm up in each other’s arms. If you love cooking, there is a fully equipped kitchen stocked with modern cooking appliances and for your indoor entertainment, a TV set and internet connection will always keep you busy.

Stable Cottage
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
220 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa is super comfy as is the bed
judith’s cottage is in an excellent location is comfortable clean and filled with thoughtful touches
the cottage is beautifully done out and very comfortable
and some great home comforts (reclining sofas netflix on the bedroom tv )
spotless cosy and extremely well maintained
spotlessly clean very well appointed peaceful
spotlessly clean decorated nicely and lots of added extras
the place was lovely spotless clean very stylish
very clean well equipped and comfortable property
great host great accommodation
owners are very polite helpful and obliging
judith an amazing host
judith is a fab host very helpful
great localities and a wonderful and hospitable host
located within easy walking distance of the town centre this is the perfect location for a seaside break
great location for scarborough entertainment close to cliffs for walks
great location and so beautiful inside
location is ideal a short walk to the funicular and the beach
super quite and private yet close to everything
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2. Church House Penthouse: right by the beach (from USD 177)

This inexpensive accommodation welcomes you to a comfortable and peaceful experience. It has a fully equipped kitchen with modern cooking appliances. Talking about comfort, the bed is well made with clean bed linen and clean towels and toiletries provided. This spacious accommodation is located close to local pubs, restaurants, and shops. Take a relaxing walk to the beach which is just a short walking distance from this lovely home. A large TV set and internet connection are available to keep you busy indoors.

Premium Apartment • Dog friendly • Private Parking
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture is comfortable and highlights the character of the space really well
we really enjoyed spending a couple of nights in joe's apartment
great place to stay very comfortable everything you need and ideal location with all the amenities on the doorstep
the bedroom was perfect and i had a very comfortable night's sleep
this apartment has the potential for an amazing scarborough airbnb experience if the above is addressed
very clean and tidy
very clean and spacious
a spotlessly clean well-presented and well-located flat
lovely clean flat in a great location
i find it hard to write about this place it needs upgrading in safety and cleanliness issues
the host is very welcoming
on site host is really welcoming and helpful
sarah was very nice and helpful
joe is a wonderful host that will make you feel like your visiting a long time friend
sarah was helpful and quick to respond to my messages
nice apartment close to the sea front
excellent location great base for a scarborough weekend away
really cool space great location
superb location and a great flat
really comfy flat in a great location
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3. Beautiful apartment with sea view (from USD 55)

Perched in an idyllic location offering magnificent sea views, this is one of the most sought-after Scarborough apartments. Take a short walk to the beach and enjoy your day swimming in the water or just lay down relaxing as you sunbathe. It has a fully equipped kitchenette fully stocked with modern cooking appliances. This one-bedroom accommodation can accommodate two guests. There is a well-made double bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living area. Internet connection and a TV set are available to keep you entertained indoors. Each morning, a complimentary freshly made breakfast is provided, the perfect way to start your morning.

Elstree Escape (private annexe, inc parking)
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
304 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fab thoughtful touches with toiletries and breakfast things with a lovely easter card
really warm and inviting (as well as super functional- great shower) with lovely touches
we had a lovely one night stay in emma's apartment
the very generous welcome basket of breakfast and other goodies was an extra plus
very clean and thoughtful touches
very clean with everything you need
everything was sparkling clean & yes even the windows
the place was spotless bright and airy
lovely space emmais wonderful very clean and well stocked
really helpful generous host
lovely hosts and excellent added touches
emma is a helpful host
emma is a great host
a lovely little retreat to escape to - with kind and generous hosts and with allocated parking
brilliant location and easy parking
close to the seafront and an easy to walk to the train station
located in an very nice safe neighbourhood
good location within walking distance of the promenade and attractions
it's in a great location in easy walking distance of the town centre
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4. Comfortable low-cost apartment (from USD 75)

If you are looking for a comfortable low-cost apartment then this is the right place to be. This lovely one-bedroom accommodation can host no more than four guests. There are two single beds in the bedrooms that are well made with clean bed linens and two single beds in the common area. This home is located just 10 minutes away from the beach and the beautiful garden sets a cool and relaxing atmosphere. There is a TV set and internet connection to keep you occupied indoors.

Top Flat, 43, Westbourne Grove, Scarborough
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
106 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a very homely flat warm large rooms with pleasing views over the rooftops
the beds were comfy and the facilities excellent
the beds were comfortable as were the armchairs and couch
the other two single beds are in the large living are which were perfect for the children
the beds were very comfortable
very clean and tidy
clean and full of quirky and historic touches and decoration
it is spacious clean and the beds are very comfortable
the flat is clean well equpped very comfortable and conveniently located
the beds are comfy and the flat was very clean
our host was helpful and communicative throughout our stay
very kind and thoughtful hosts
we enjoyed getting to know our gracious host jennie
jennie was very helpful and gave quick responses to all queries
it's a great place and jenny is a wonderful host
a great place in a good location
the location was perfect for us just a short walk into town
jennie ‘s place is very nicely situated in central scarborough
good location to walk to anywhere in scarborough with a couple of good pubs nearby
location is great with a local store and a couple of friendly pubs nearby
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5. Spacious home near great eateries (from USD 68)

This affordable two-bedroom home can host four guests comfortably. There is one double bed in one bedroom, and two single beds in the second bedroom. All beds are well made with clean bed linens and towels and toiletries provided during your stay. This beautiful accommodation is situated close to local pubs, restaurants, and shops making it easy for you to get anything you need. Guests have access to the fully equipped kitchen to prepare their meals. During your stay, each morning you get to have freshly made breakfast.

Ensuite King, Twin Room and Private Living Room
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
57 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a simple cereals and toast breakfast was included and off street parking very welcome
all the rooms are very spacious and very tastefully decorated creating a very calming environment
sparkling clean and very well presented
the room was always clean and really comfortable
a lovely clean modern home over three floors
a nice welcome with clean accommodation & private parking
a great clean and tidy private space in a really welcoming house
lovely home with lovely hosts
lovely hosts not intrusive at all but there for a little chat if needed
karen is also an excellent host
karen and neil were the perfect hosts - welcoming and friendly
had a great stay here owners were really friendly and really responsive
great location - everything i town is within walking distance
the location has great access too
beautiful house in a great location
great location and beautiful house & felt very homely
excellent facilities in a really handy location for the town centre and the beach
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6. Comfortable town house with great accessibility (from USD 44)

From the moment you set foot in this cost-effective apartment, you will feel welcome and at home. This beautiful apartment is the perfect place if you are flying solo. If you have the urge to visit the beach, an umbrella, beach blanket, snorkeling gear, and beach towels are provided to make your experience joyful and relaxed. Other than the beach, you can visit the museum, park, harbor, theaters and the local pub for a day filled with excitement and adventure. The garden is another place you can sit and relax if you don’t feel like touring the neighborhood.

Comfortable Town House with Great Accessibility
116 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable single bed along with a wardrobe bedside lamp and a desk and chair
the room is as described & absolutely perfect for my stay
one of the best air bnb experiences nicola is super kind and the room is perfect
i woke up with warmly sunshine in my room
the bed is superbly comfortable but the seagulls at night may be pretty loud
it was nice clean and warm
the bathroom is very clean as well
a really welcoming house with lovely dog and cats the bedroom is clean and cosy for a nice sleep
everything was fresh and sparkling clean
the house was spotlessly clean and everything needed for a comfortable stay is provided
delightful host family friendly welcoming and gorgeous home
nicola was a lovely host
nicola is a great host and has a lovely home
nicola was a wonderful host and has created a real home from home
very friendly host and a comfortable room
fantastic location close to the station and shops
very nice place near the train station
the location is perfect for the train station supermarket and a short walk to the town and seaside
the location is great just 5 minutes from the station and aldi is just next door
a great location for the cricket ground and aldi
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7. Conveniently located studio apartment (from USD 60)

Ideal for a couple, a small family or two friends traveling together, this studio apartment offers privacy and comfort. Though it is attached to the main house, a private entrance is available to guests. The studio has comfortable beds, a seating area, a bathroom, a full kitchen, a dining area, and plenty of space to move around. Guests also have access to a small garden and patio area. All the attractions of town and South Bay beach are just a 10-minute walk away from this Airbnb.

Ramsdale Lodge Studio Annex
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
66 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is especially well equipped and the bed is massive and comfortable
clean and comfortable
sparkling clean and fantastic communication throughout
lovely flat - so clean and cosy
bathroom is large clean and has a nice big shower
everything was really clean and it was nice and warm to come back to after some blustery walks
host louize very helpful
louize & mike were brilliant hosts
great host lovely accommodation and a fabulous time
very helpful with any questions or concerns you may have
blown away by the hospitality of the host and cosy comforts of the room
great location too
great location and super place
central but quiet close to south side for amusements and fun
great quiet location within walking distance of town centre south bay and railway station
ideally placed for walking into town and the seafront
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8. Amazing sea-view penthouse in Scarborough

Set up camp in this stunning economical home with captivating sea views. This penthouse is located close to many popular restaurants, pubs, shops, and most importantly the beach. This two-bedroom accommodation can comfortably accommodate a maximum of four guests. It has a fully equipped kitchen stocked with cooking appliance for meal preparation. The first bedroom has one double bed, the second has a single bed and a sofa bed and an additional sofa bed is in the living room. Beach towels, a beach blanket, and snorkeling gear are provided to ensure you are fully prepared for an exciting time at the beach.

Amazing sea-view penthouse in North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
172 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
brilliant apartment with spectacular views across both bays
fabulous apartment with stunning sea views from all rooms
the views from the apartment are stunning
comfortable and cosy with nice views of the sea
superb views from this top floor apartment
spacious spotlessly clean comfy beds and breathtaking views
the apartment was clean and stylish and there were some lovely touches too
fantastic fabulous situated penthouse extremely clean toiletries provided
very clean apartment with an amazing view
the apartment was lovely and clean the basket of goodies was a very nice touch
anna was an excellent host
anna was a great host
anna was a great host and responded quickly to any questions
lovely flat and anna was a great host
anna was an excellent host communications were brilliant
great place to stay very central
great location conveniently placed between both beaches and close to town
great apartment in a fantastic location
perfect location for exploring the north yorkshire coast
great accommodation with a perfect location
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9. Splendid Victorian seaside accommodation

During your trip to this lovely region, if you’re wondering where to stay in Scarborough, why not book this accommodation located in a peaceful area close to town? The beach, which is located just meters away, is the perfect spot to go and relax or go for a short swim. Each morning you get to enjoy freshly made continental breakfast. Guests have access to the fully equipped kitchen stocked with modern cooking appliances. Enjoy unrestricted access to the living area with a TV set and internet connection ready to keep you busy indoors.

Scarborough - Splendid, Victorian, Seaside
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
49 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent location >great room >shower could be better> debbie very friendly and helpful
awesome room massive and super comfy bed
good room with plenty of place
our room was huge and the bed very comfy
the house was very clean and had everything you wound need
very large bedroom and bathroom all tidy and clean
debbie’s home is beautiful immaculately clean and very comfortable
everything was spotless and nothing was too much trouble will definitely stay again and highly recommend
excellent clean accommodation within easy reach of amenities
debbie is a great host
debbie is a lovely host
debbie was a great host & made my wife & i feel very welcome
excellent place to stay great host who was very welcoming
debbie was kind and we really felt at home
lovely house easy location for town and station
excellent location near the station and city centre
absolutely gorgeous house room was huge great location as it's close to the train station town and beach
only 5 minutes walk from the station excellent value for money
beautiful quiet house in a great location
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10. Double room in charming Georgian townhouse

Often considered the best Airbnb in Scarborough, this cost-effective accommodation is located in a peaceful area near the beach. This lovely one-bedroom accommodation is the perfect place for two guests to set up camp. You are free to use the game room and enjoy a game of pool or if you want a relaxed indoor experience, there is a TV set and an internet connection to keep you entertained. Wake up to a complimentary freshly made breakfast each morning during your stay. Take a short walk to the beach and enjoy the day just taking in the captivating and mind relaxing views.

Double room in Charming Georgian townhouse
Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
100 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cold buffet style breakfast was lovely
the bedroom and bathroom are well designed and equipped which brings me the finest home-like feeling
the room was lovely and the bed supremly comfrtoable
the breakfast was so fantastic and elaborate with fresh fruit cereal cold cuts bread and assorted condiments
the room was lovely spacious and tidy
clean and comfortable bedroom
nice and clean bedroom
everything was sparkling clean
and the room we lived is clean and cozy
meanwhile their house inside is extremely clean and tidy
the host are so friendly
they were helpful welcoming and made us feel at home
they were so friendly and helpful
very nice hosts we had a lovely time
a lovely house with lovely hosts
nice location close to everywhere
great location in central scarborough
location of house is great
it's in an ideal location within walking distance from the train station and the sea front
the location of their house is quite easy to find and close to city centre
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11. Boutique guesthouse luxury

Experience an exciting stay in this Tolkien themed affordable accommodation. During your stay, you get to relish a freshly made continental breakfast basket in your room. The bed is well made with clean bed linen, towels and toiletries are provided. WIFI connection and a TV set are available to keep you occupied indoors. This amazing one-bedroom accommodation can host up to two guests comfortably. The home is located near local eateries, shops, restaurants and pubs. With all these amenities close to you, there is no way your stay will lack excitement and exploration.

Caspians boutique guesthouse luxury fairytale room
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
27 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tea and coffee making facilities were great (cafetiere or instant)
love the theming and the rivendell room is great for any lotr/hobbit fans
th bathroom is huge
the room is as described - a little quirky but nothing wrong with that
room true to the pictures
really friendly hosts but not ott perfect for us we felt very welcome
great location just a short distance from the beach
location wise the guesthouse very central and is across the road from the train station which is ideal
location is super convenient for the station (100m or so)
caspians is in great central location
great bathroom and the location could not be better for access to the town
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Perfect and affordable places to stay

At times, all you need is a cheap place to rest, and these holiday rentals in Scarborough offer you exactly that. The locations are just perfect and the fact some are near the beach is just a bonus. Book now!

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