Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Scarborough, UK - Updated 2021

airbnb Scarborough, Great Britain

Scarborough is a resort town on the North Sea coast in Great Britain. It has two bays with nice sandy beaches and some interesting museums to explore. There is the nice majestic Scarborough Castle you can explore, the Victorian Central Tramway funicular train you must ride on, the Rotunda Museum with exhibits on local geology, the Japanese Gardens with exotic plant life, and the Sea Life marine sanctuary where you can see hundreds of different species. It is a great place to visit for these amazing attractions or just to wander and explore with your family or friends. If you are planning a trip to Scarborough, take a look at these ten Airbnb rentals for some great ideas on where to stay.

1. Splendid Victorian seaside flat (from USD 84)

This nice Victorian flat has plenty to offer its guests. It is located in the town center, just 5 minutes from the station, 10 minutes from the castle, and 15 minutes from the open air theater. It has a great bedroom with a king-sized bed and an en-suite bathroom. There is a luxury double sofa bed as well. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessities to make a delicious meal. There is a microwave, coffee machine, and dining table available, too.

Splendid Victorian Seaside Flat
Scarborough, United Kingdom
328 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv has sky sports cinema netflix etc a fab luxury
wifi and sky tv very nice additions and will use again next time we're staying in scarborough
we were very happy with the large double bed with extra pillows cushions luxurious bedding
comfy bed and sofa bed huge towels well equipped kitchen
the flat is ideal with a nice sofa bed in the lounge and a comfy double bed
very clean and tidy
spotlessly clean and very comfortable
the flat was very clean and nicely decorated
flat super clean with everything you need
everything was clean stylish thought out and lynn's communication was much appreciated
lynn deserves her super host status thank you
great hosts lynn was very quick to respond to any questions before our visit
lovely stay fantastic apartment and a brilliant host
lynn was exceptionally helpful and responded to queries promptly
brilliant host and good communication
the location is perfect
lovely central flat near to everything
great location a good stay
a lovely flat close to the main shopping area in scarborough
recommend giovanni's italian & casino very close by
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2. Listed building on the Harbourside (from USD 71)

This apartment sits in the midst of finery - cafes, wine bars, and plenty of restaurants. It was built in 1724 and boasts some amazing views. The double room has a private bathroom. Though breakfast is not provided, coffee and tea making essentials are available. There is a long stay car park close by as guest parking is not available on the premises.

Listed Building on the Harbourside
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
192 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi also very good - always useful
the room is comfortable with a great view of the harbour and the south bay
the room is private with a superb view
cozy room with a nice view
lovely sea view from the room
simple clean apartment with a separate bathroom
the room was clean and we had our own bathroom that was clean and spacious
the bathroom was again large and very clean
room and bathroom really spacious and clean
the room was very spacious clean and relaxing after our long journey
sarah was friendly and helpful
sarah was a great host very helpful
sarah was a great host and made me feel very welcome
nice contact and helpful host
lovely house and host thank you
the location is fantastic
great stay & location
great location on seafront in scarborough
a fantastic location and comfortable stay
excellent stay in an amazing location
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3. Hay Brow Cow Shed (from USD 102)

“Hay Brow Cow Shed” is one large room, with a memory foam double bed, situated in a shed at the end of the hosts garden. It is a large, insulated space. Bedding is provided at an extra expense, so if you do not want to pay, be sure to bring your own! Guests will have access to the garden and a decking area. There is a sofa, coffee tables, and bean bags to relax in the shed, along with a free-standing hammock. Electricity can be provided if necessary. There is free parking on site for those traveling by car. The property is within ten minutes of the major sites Scarborough has to offer. A stay at “Hay Brow Cow Shed” is truly a unique experience!

"Hay Brow Cow Shed". Unique, sleeping experience.
Scalby, United Kingdom
176 reviews
Hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s comfortable warm and secluded from the rest of the property
spotlessly clean very comfortable and a lot of fun
loved staying in this quirky little shed - it's cosy warm very clean and in the perfect location
esme was a lovely host
wonderful host and so welcoming
the hosts are welcoming and friendly
the cow shed is individual and quirky the hosts were lovely and helpful
very nice host nothing too much trouble
a super location for surf and mountain biking
great stay in a lovely location
a beautiful place to get away and relax
the area is perfect for exploring but far enough away for some peace and quiet
if you think this is the sort of place you usually like just book it
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4. South Cliff Apartment (from USD 117)

South Cliff Apartment is a comfortable place to stay, close to the main attractions in Scarborough. It is just a few minutes walk from the Esplanade and the Cliff Lift to The Spa. It features a lovely double bedroom, a living room with dining area, a kitchen, and a bathroom. The apartment has a gym, an indoor swimming pool, and a restaurant. It will truly feel like an indulgent home away from home experience.

Beautiful and Affordable South Cliff Apartment
Scarborough, United Kingdom
289 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
best to bring soap for bathroom and tea/coffee/milk if you fancy a drink
the beds were comfy and the atmosphere was nice
great breakfast available at north bay with a balcony overlooking the bay if weather is good
being able to use the hotel's gym and pool faculties next door was great too
not the most comfortable of beds or sofa and lacking in essentials but a nice stay nonetheless
clean and tidy flat
it was clean spacious and homely
great shower clean and comfortable beds
the apartment was clean and very comfortable
ben's place is really clean and tidy
ben and emma were amazing hosts and always answered any questions promptly
ben & emma are excellent hosts
the staff at the hotel very friendly
check in was great and the staff in the hotel are very helpful and polite
really helpful and friendly and the use of the pool was excellent
the location is fabulous
great location close to the beach
a wonderful location and a beautiful apparetment
the location was excellent with very convenient parking
nice apartment in good location
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5. Shrove Cottage (from USD 104)

Shrove Cottage is a cottage from the 18th century in Scarborough. It is located very centrally, easily within walking distance of the main sites in the city. There are many restaurants, pubs, and shops in the immediate vicinity. The living space offers a well-equipped kitchen, a lounge area, and an open plan bedroom (so the space is best suited to a couple). A TV is provided for entertainment. A washer and dryer are available to keep clothes clean and dry them out quickly! Best of all there is a nice log burner that makes this place extra cozy and special for guests!

Shrove Cottage Scarborough
Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
301 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's so great when everything works(inc great wifi and heating)
the cottage is comfortably modern and has the comfiest bed we didn’t want to leave
beautiful cottage with lovely touches like the groceries for breakfast
the cottage is tastefully decorated and very comfortable
little touches like an amazon echo and a tv in the bathroom( ) add to the experience
it was relaxing clean and extremely cosy
super clean throughout with unique warm ambience
a very comfortable clean stylish home to stay in
little extras very clean everything you could want and more
amazing little cottage great feeling sparkling clean and so comfortable - amazing
she is such a brilliant host
judith is the perfect host
judith was an excellent host
beautiful place great host and wonderful stay
judith was a fantastic host
a gorgeous cute little cottage within a reasonable walking distance of the sea
it’s perfectly located to nearby pubs and restaurants and walking distance to the sea front
excellent location close to some great pubs and 20 minute walk from the beach
so many cute things around the place
in a perfect location to explore scarborough and beyond
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6. Edwardian Seaside Home (from USD 63)

Edwardian Seaside Home sits by the sea, as its name claims. It is a perfect spot for those looking to take some nice walks along the coast or do some cycling. Getting to town is easy on foot or bicycle. For those with a car, there is plenty of parking available! In this property, there are two guest rooms available. Use of the bathroom (with a shower!) is shared. A continental breakfast is offered daily.

FREE PARKING & BREAKFAST bedroom and own bathroom
Scarborough, United Kingdom
143 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is stunning with a beautiful kitchen dinner and garden views
the house was beautiful peaceful and the breakfast spread was wonderful
love the style of the bathroom definitely recommended
brilliant hosts fantastic location comfortable room with great amenities
amazing room and house (the rooms look even better than the pictures )
clean and comfi bedroom
lovely house clean and tidy
our room were clean and comfy
clean comfortable with a delicious breakfast
lovely stop very clean and warm welcome with local area knowledge
sarah and her husband were gracious hosts
the owners are great hosts
relaxed host and enjoyable breakfast
this is a lovely home with great hosts
great hosts who were very accommodating and friendly
perfect location and perfect stay
very nice place near the sea
walking distance from the middle of scarborough and a great base for a trip
it's only a short walk into town and perfectly situated for the cleveland way
quiet location but still close to great bars and restaurants excellent all round
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7. The Cow Shed (from USD 98)

This cute, quirky room is appropriately named as it has a cow theme! It is a nice place to stay just five minutes away from the beach or the town center. As it sits above a vegan restaurant it is requested that guests maintain the rule of “No Meat” on the premises. Wi-Fi is available here. It is suggested that you bring earplugs at night, as this hot spot is right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of town. Be aware there are two flights of stairs to get to the accommodation.

Cow shed
Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
105 reviews
Private room in guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has all the necessary amenities including a comfortable bed
a very characterful space with a really charming view from table and chairs in the front window
great shower and good amenities in the room
great location room accurate to the photos and description
small outside area with tables/chair nice to enjoy the evening
very clean and great space
everything was spotlessly clean and just perfect
very quirky room which was clean and tidy
clean with a comfy bed and good shower
lovely room and nice and clean
excellent host
sharon is friendly and helpful
sharon is a fab host and we received a warm welcome
sharon is a lovely host and the cowshed is really delightful
peaceful welcoming and animal-friendly
great location right in the heart of everything
if you want a central location - this is ideal
this is an ideal location for the seafront it's literally a stone's throw away
perfect if you want to be close to the seafront or the middle of town
a lovely room and perfect location
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8. Scarborough hospital home (from USD 34)

This place in Scarborough is ideal for nurses, doctors, and students as it is located very close to the hospital. It is also a great spot for business travelers to stay. The double bed is comfortable and private bathroom facilities are available to guests. Use of the kitchen, though shared, is also available. Tea and coffee are provided to guests. Other amenities include central heating, TV, and Wi-Fi.

Scarborough hospital home
Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
166 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice bathroom next door
bed was super comfortable and tv in room big enough i didn't have to wear glasses
beautiful home with very comfortable bed
the most comfortable bed in a beautiful room 10 mins drive from the seaside
clean house comfy bed
clean comfy room in a family house
very tidy and clean
really comfy bed and clean room and bathroom
very clean and friendly house just as expected
lovely host lovely home
hosts are kind and friendly
hosts quick to respond and friendly
great host lovely space and property
rachel was very lovely and helpful
quiet location and great value
great location- close to the hospital
there is a bus station if you wish not to walk
great location handy for buses to town
great location great place great
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9. Seaside hideaway

This seaside hideaway sits in a quiet residential area of a ground floor flat. It is a perfect spot for a couple, though it can also suit a small family. The place has been recently renovated and redecorated to make it more modern and stylish. The kitchen is equipped with a two burner electric hob, a combined microwave-convection oven, a refrigerator and freezer, a dishwasher, a toaster, a kettle, and a coffee machine. The dining room table is big enough to fit four people. A washing machine and dryer are also available in this apartment to help keep things clean. The living room has a comfortable sofa, an armchair, and a TV with a DVD player to keep everyone entertained. Just a short walk away are plenty of great restaurants, pubs, and shops.

Seaside Hideaway - With parking
Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
165 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed the electric blanket was very welcome
there were also some thoughtful touches such as tea and coffee plus heaters on for our arrival
very cozy apartment with stunning view over the beach just outside the door
plenty of space very comfortable
the two bathrooms were a nice touch
very clean flat and quick communication
very clean and tidy
dog friendly which was great very clean and modern
spotless and beautifully decorated
very lovely and clean flat
kasia was very helpful and friendly host
super helpful hosts when we had questions before checking in
kasia was a great host when we needed anything to ask she was strait away to reply
thank you to the hosts couldn't have asked for more :)
good communication with host for any questions or queries
great location and cosy place
walking distance to both bays so ideal location to fully experience scarborough
great location for the enjoying scarborough’s north bay
the location was perfect for us
gorge location and lovely place
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10. The Mezzanine Apartment

The Mezzanine Apartment can easily sleep up to four people, two in the sofa bed and two in the bedroom. The first-floor apartment has an open plan room with a mezzanine style bedroom. There is a kitchen available to cook indoors. A welcome kit with wine, coffee, and tea will be provided upon arrival. This apartment is also in an excellent location close to the Spa Theatre and the beach.

The Mezzanine Apartment
161 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds

Sleeping in Scarborough

Scarborough is a great place to relax by the beach or enjoy some simple city life. It’s cute, quaint, quiet, and interesting. If you are planning a trip there, whether for business or for pleasure, be sure to have a look at these top ten Airbnb vacation rentals to see what is available to suit your needs. Enjoy your stay in Scarborough!

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