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    Kensington Guest House

    66 Columbus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QU, England
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Highly recommend, a fabulous b & b, very clean, great room and a brilliant breakfast. We were made very welcome, the owners are such a lovely couple. We will definitely return. Many thanks, Marg & Bob

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This guesthouse is a treasure. Welcoming, hospitable, friendly, clean. Delicious homemade breakfast with plenty of choice. I would not even consider staying anywhere else in Scarborough. Thank you for your generous hospitality during my 3 night stay.

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    Response from Kensington G, Owner at Kensington Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate it and makes all the hard work worth it.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The food was excellent better than any expectations by far the room was very clean and well maintained the bed was very comfortable the rooms facilities were very good shower TV etc all well maintained clean (perfect) John and Joy are lovely friendly people who...More

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    Response from Kensington G, Owner at Kensington Guest HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the review. It was our pleasure and we look forward to seeing you both again very soon.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Another fantastic stay at the Kensington. Wonderful breakfast with lots of choice and home made specials, my wife loves the egg benedict. Nothing is too much trouble, Joy even booked us in at the restaurant across the road when I booked the hotel. Handy for...More

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    Response from Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. It was lovely to see you both again. Glad you enjoyed the Eggs Benedict.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This bed and breakfast is one of the best we have ever stayed at. Our room was clean, bright and cheery, with the bonus of a small sitting room attached. The breakfasts were plentiful and tasty, with an amazing array of choices.My husband particularly enjoyed...More

    Thank Robster187069
    Response from Joy W, Owner at Kensington Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Glad you enjoyed the stay and the breakfast, it makes it all worth while when we get people like you staying with us and so glad you enjoyed the Eggs Benedict (they are very popular) they make a nice change to the regular cooked breakfast.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • USD 64 - USD 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 5
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    "Room 3.. Bright , cheerful,with small sitting room attached."
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    "Nice room at the top of the building,it's up two flights of stairs which is not for everyone but was no..."
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    "All are very nice"
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    "Room 3 has bedroom with TV, TV/lounge room and bathroom with large shower. Too the front, but had no problem..."
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