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Coast View

(Ref. 923630)

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Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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48 Customer Reviews

  • "Prefect, for all our needs."

    Ideal location, everything we wanted, was there. Able to walk into town, close to the Castle, with the North Cliff at the end of the short road. Gillian was very helpful with a warm welcome and was available, should she be needed. Hope to visit again later in the year.

    Reviewed by Janine5.0Mar 2024

  • "Property was very convenient for access to beach and town and was perfect for morning and evening walks and runs along the cliff top as well as the beach."

    Clever use of the space available meant the kitchen area was very well integrated in the flat.

    Reviewed by Anna5.0Sep 2023

  • "Coast View was very clean and comfortable, with everything we needed."

    Gillian was a kind and helpful host, happily recommending the best eateries and places to visit. We appreciated the delicious welcome gift too. Its also in a really convenient location between the North and South bays and we enjoyed our stay very much.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Sep 2023

  • "Maybe a new bed at some stage."

    However, owner could not have been more helpful.

    Thank you for your feedback. I have now renewed the bed base and mattress, thank you for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Stephen4.1Aug 2023

  • "Comfortable, clean, really well-maintained."

    Great location - near to everything but quiet. Owner very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by Nessa5.0Mar 2023

  • "Lovley property in a good location."

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Dec 2022

  • "It was a lovely property and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay in Scarborough."

    Gillian was so helpful when we needed help.

    Reviewed by Nicky5.0Jul 2022

  • "What a great location, spotlessly clean and ideal for two."

    Reviewed by Graeme5.0Jul 2022

  • "Excellent stay in a very nice cosy comfy flat in very central area."

    Good communication with owner and a nice basket of essentials to start us off. Would recommend

    Reviewed by Alison5.0May 2022

  • "Lovely apartment, nicely situated, spotlessly clean, so much provided, no ..."

    Lovely apartment, nicely situated, spotlessly clean, so much provided, no negatives, oh and as a bonus it is a very quiet house to live in, both internally and out The owner "Gillian" is a lovely lady, helpful and definitely a 5 star

    Reviewed by Linda5.0May 2022

  • "Very happy with our stay especieiy being on ground foor as being eideriiy very friendy wecme with aii the ."

    facities needed incuding wifi . woud return again as convenient to aii diners and shopping.....regards ,......ann marie and jimmy.

    Reviewed by James5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a fantastic time and the apartment was absolutely lovely."

    Exceptionally clean with everything you needed and plenty of communication as regards entry to the property and local facilities. Location was perfect too. Gillian was so helpful and the holiday let is a credit to her.

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Apr 2022

  • "This property remains the cleanest, best kept and best value property we have ever stayed in."

    This week was also enhanced by wall to wall sunshine which made the stay even better. It's in a great position for the town, both beaches, coast path and other places to visit. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Mar 2022

  • "The apartment is convenient for the shops and beach parking a little tight but we managed ok."

    We found the sink in the bathroom small and very low. The other facilities where very good. The pub down the road is lovely and very friendly. We enjoyed The Cafe 82 for breakfasts only a short walk away. All in all a good break.

    Reviewed by John4.1Feb 2022

  • "Well what can I say ."

    The flat is brilliant so comfy and everything you need.We have stayed at Coast View many times and would certainly recommend a stay there. Keep up the good work Gillian the flat is a credit to you .

    Reviewed by Lynn5.0Dec 2021

  • "Gillian is very helpful and goes beyond what we expected, the layout of the flat is really good and accessible to most things like the beach and town."

    Parking can be a bit of a problem but we were lucky enough to get a spot right outside the flat. As we were leaving we meet a neighbour who had lived in Scarborough all his life and could tell you many a thing about how it was years a go.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Sep 2021

  • "A great apartment: very clean, good facilities, excellent location, exceptionally helpful owner."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2021

  • "The flat was super clean and tidy the bed was the most comfortable we have slept in."

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

  • "The flat was immaculate, light, bright and warm."

    The owner was extremely helpful, talking me through the heating system, the bins, giving ideas of local places. Because there was no one in the flat before us, and no one directly following us, she allowed us to arrive early and leave late, which was extremely helpful. Due to restrictions, this was our first break away for 15 months. All covid secure systems were in place and everything felt totally safe. The owner also left us milk and biscuits which was really kind. We had a sea view from the dining table, and the area was extremely quiet and peaceful. Highly recommended for a very good value stay in a great spot.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0May 2021

  • "Very comfortable flat."

    Every effort has been made to make this one of the best holiday destinations I've ever been to. Lovely clean white sheets in an immaculate bedroom, exceptionally bright. Well equipped kitchenette with many extras, milk, tea and coffee provided together with all cleaning products. Very comfy settee with a nice view out of the window to the sea. Very good wi-fi , strong signal and a good sized tv. Though the shower room is small, the shower is excellent for a large bloke like me, with 2 sets of fluffy towels provided. Car parking tickets available for parking, I got mine outside but suspect in summer it would be more difficult. Easy to walk to nearby shops and food establishments.

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Dec 2020

  • "Very clean accommodation, everything provided."

    Covid restrictions all met with clear guidance displayed on posters and information in the pack the host left, which left us feeling reassured we were staying in a safe environment and everything possible had been done to meet the health and safety requirements for all concerned. Host was very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble and Gillian was very mindful of our concerns when the second lockdown came into force and did everything possible to ensure she found answers to our questions to see if we were able to stay on holiday which we were.

    Reviewed by Kevin4.4Oct 2020

  • "Good location, very clean, all facilities we needed, very helpful and friendly owner."

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Sep 2020

  • "The apartment was very clean and comfortable."

    It is in a great position close to the sea and there are local shops 10 minutes walk from the apartment. Gillian was brilliant. We spoke on the phone when I arrived and she made sure that I knew where everything was in the flat, she even called me after my holiday to ask me how I got on. That personal touch makes a big difference. I would definitely recommend staying at Coast View if you are looking for a relaxing place to stay in a great location.

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Sep 2020

  • "The property is well positioned and both North bay and South bay are easily accessible."

    The flat is comfortable. The kitchen area and the bathroom are both quite small and space is limited. The majority of what is needed however is in the kitchen and plenty of towels were provided. We really enjoyed our stay. The dining table is placed in the bay window which gives a view of the sea. It can be difficult to find a place to park on the road where the property is but imagine that gets easier away from high season. A parking permit is required (which are left in the property) and allows you to park in nearby streets. Traffic wardens do patrol and leave penalty notices so don't be tempted to leave the car without a valid permit in it!

    Reviewed by John4.1Aug 2020

  • "The host, Gillian, was very helpful and extremely welcoming"

    Reviewed by Iain5.0Mar 2020

  • "Coast View was beautifully presented by the very helpful, attentive & hfriendly owner, Gillian."

    The flat is a short walk from Scarborough Town Centre but also located overlooking the North Bay with easy access for walking to other features and the South Bay. Gillian’s advice on local matters was very welcome and useful, as were the changes of bedding, towels etc. halfway way through our 2 week stay. Despite the consecutive weather storms, we were very warm & comfortable!

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Feb 2020

  • "Lovely flat in a great location in Scarborough."

    10 minutes walk to town centre and about 15 to the main seafront. The flat is warm and cozy and cleaned to a high standard with everything provided that you could need, it’s compact but makes a good use of the available space. The bed is comfy and there is plenty of storage in the bedroom. The owner was great to deal with, always available and left some lovely welcome gifts. She was also very helpful in what were very difficult circumstances for us when she had no obligation to do so. 5 stars all round from us.

    Reviewed by Raymond5.0Dec 2019

  • "Being between North & South Beach Coast View was in the perfect position to explore Scarborough."

    The flat was warm and comfortable and afforded a view of North Beach from the dining area. The property and the kitchen was very well equipped with everything we needed. Gillian was a lovely welcoming host, living locally she is knowledgeable and is able to answer any questions about the area regarding eating out and attractions. It showed that she cared for her property and made sure we had everything to enjoy our stay at Coast View. The shared entrance and hallway was clean and tidy. A car parking zone permit and a disc for other zones was provided and we found, albeit late in the season no issues with parking.

    Reviewed by Gordon5.0Oct 2019

  • "Coast View is a lovely flat, very clean and well appointed."

    The flat is in a great position with a sea view and easy access to shops, pubs and eating places. There is ample street parking with scratch card parking permits provided by the owner Gillian, who was very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Thoroughly recommended!

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Oct 2019

  • "Coast View was amazing, we cannot recommend it enough!"

    The property is in a great location with the beach and castle only a few minutes walk away. The flat was spotless and very comfortable. Gillian was so lovely - we unfortunately didn't get to meet her in person but she made us feel so welcome throughout our visit. We hope to return next year!

    Reviewed by Cassie5.0Oct 2019

  • "Most suitable for people with full mobility."

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Sep 2019

  • "The flat was fine and clean apart from the carpet which ran through out the bedroom, living room and passageway."

    This was very grubby, looked like it had been cleaned but was stained over large areas. A shame as it really put me off the flat, the rest of which was clean and well decorated.

    I'm sorry to hear that the carpet was not it's usual standard of cleanliness during your stay at Coast View. I really appreciate your feedback and have since washed the carpet thoroughly with a carpet cleaner so it's now nice and clean again. Thank you for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Roz3.1Aug 2019

  • "The location of the apartment was perfect with access to both the North and South bays."

    The owner, Gillian, was lovely and made us feel welcome. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Jun 2019

  • "Lovely holiday, apartment was very convenient and had everything we needed."

    Would definitely go again. Owner is lovely and very helpful. Great base for exploring the town and other areas on the coast.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2019

  • "Coastal View was well situated and I was provided with parking scratch cards which allowed me to park on the streets surrounding it."

    Owner Gillian met me at the property and took time out to tell me about local places to visit. The facilities of the property were faultless and very thoughtful. The decor was cosy and relaxing. I spent a really enjoyable week here and would not hesitate to recommend it. Thank you Gillian and Sykes Holidays.

    Reviewed by Stacey5.0Jun 2019

  • "Perfect place for a getaway, right next to the beach with a lovely view from the dining room window."

    Close to shops, town centre and pubs. Very lovely place with a super helpful host who gave us all the information needed upon arrival! Would definitely visit again!

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Apr 2019

  • "Gillian our contact was very friendly and informative."

    Reviewed by Tony5.0Mar 2019

  • "Having spent 6 nights over Xmas there with my Fiance, our first time away from the family at Xmas, it was perfect!"

    ! The apartment itself is ideal for a lovely relaxing getaway for two. It has everything you need, was spotlessly clean, comfortable, decorated to a lovely standard & we didn't need anything other than our personal belongings & shopping. Parking permits were also included so no need need to worry that either. A 10 min walk into town, a lovely pub 'The Scarborough Arms' 2 mins round the corner, nice walks to the castle & round the tops & lovely & quiet. Gillian the owner genuinely couldn't do enough for us & she made our stay feel like we were 'home'. We would absolutely recommend to anyone wanting a nice relaxing break & we can't wait to go back.

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Dec 2018

  • "Had a very relaxing, peaceful break."

    Everything we could possibly need was provided. The apartment was clean and comfortable and we would definitely stay there again

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Nov 2018

  • "Excellent welcome on arrival with coffee, tea, cookies and milk supplied."

    Free parking all week. Perfect location no more than 10 minute walk from town centre and both beaches. Apartment comfortable and quiet. Brilliant shower.

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Oct 2018

  • "Lovely clean apartment with lots of extras & close to the beach."

    .Gillian was excellent with communication....would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Sep 2018

  • "Really enjoyed our holiday, the apartment was very cosy and clean."

    There was a lot of kitchen equipment; it was very well stocked, like 'home from home'. Would definitely return to Coast View.

    Reviewed by Patricia5.0Sep 2018

  • "Very nice apartment, brilliant location."

    Gillian was a great host, everything you need was included, milk, sugar, coffee, washing up liquid, etc and also there is paid parking outside the flat and Gillian supplied these free of charge. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Jul 2018

  • "We were extremely happy every thing we needed was there would definately go again."


    Reviewed by Shirley5.0Jun 2018

  • "This apartment is in a fantastic location and is well recommended."

    It was very clean and well presented and contained all the facilities required for your stay. Whilst parking is provided, I was able to use my Blue Badge in the disc zone, and parking was available to me every night. Scarborough itself is a great place for a weeks stay and we really enjoyed it. A fantastic stay we really loved. Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2018

  • "The apartment was spotless, bed very comfortable and Gillian the owner could not have done more to make our break."

    The downfall and I am so sorry to say this for Gillian, she is a lovely lady, is that the promotion for this apartment is very misleading and I believe Gillian has no part in this. Yes there is a sea view, up the street and through the right hand side of the bay window and it is just the rails and cars and a bit of sea. Not what I expected. I should have know better than book with Sykes having past experience with you. Let down yet again. So sorry Gillian because you were wonderful and could not have done more.

    Reviewed by Lynne4.1May 2018

  • "Everything you could wish for in an apartment."

    Comfy sofa, TV with built in DVD. Broadband connection was excellent. Bed was lovely and comfy and so were the pillows. Kitchen facilities were excellent, everything was provided, plenty of plates, cutlery, saucepans and baking trays etc. Added bonus was tea/coffee/sugar and other essential were provided, as were things like oil, salt and pepper, sauce etc. Washing up liquid/paper towels/sponges and cleaning products supplied. Gillian was a great hostess and advised of things like the rubbish and recycling and how to use the heating etc. Only thing we had a problem with was the key safe outside the front door, a little bit old and fiddly and needs updating to a digital/push button key safe. Excellent place to stay.

    Reviewed by Elaine5.0Apr 2018

  • "The apartment was well located and was just a short walk into town."

    It was very clean and comfortable. The owner was very pleasant and helpful. I would recommend this apartment to my friends and family

    Reviewed by Alan5.0Oct 2016

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  • All upper ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WIFI, selection of books and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking with scratch card parking permits available on first come, first served basis
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Seafront 10 mins walk
  • Note: There are seven external steps up to front door, and two steps down to the shower room.

The property

A well-presented, upper ground floor apartment, set in an attractive Georgian terraced property close to the seafront in Scarborough.

Modernised throughout, it provides excellent accommodation for couples wishing to enjoy the many attractions of this vibrant resort, within close proximity to the stunning countryside of the North York Moors National Park.

Renovated to a good standard, there is a light and airy sitting room with doors opening into the contemporary galley-style kitchen.

This social space retains high ceilings, original sash windows and a floor-to-ceiling bay window, which houses the dining table, a lovely spot for a leisurely breakfast whilst enjoying coastal views over the sea and headland.

With a comfortable double bedroom and a modern shower room, the apartment offers a lovely base in a quiet area.

Just a minute’s walk to the end of the street brings you fabulous views of the coastline and a path leading down to the seafront, with its golden sands, cafés and brightly painted beach huts.

Take a walk along the promenade or visit the castle ruins perched high on the cliffs.

There are pretty ornamental gardens, the open air theatre at Peasholm Park or the renowned Stephen Joseph Theatre in the round, which features excellent productions.

With a wide array of restaurants, pubs and shops, there is something to please everyone.

The beautiful surrounding countryside and moors are well worth exploring too, with ample walking opportunities and the nearby market towns of Pickering and Kirkbymoorside.

A well-placed apartment at any time of year.

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About the location


Pickering 17 miles; Whitby 20 miles; York 40 miles.

Popular since Victorian times, the vibrant seaside town of Scarborough retains many of its original fine buildings, parks and gardens, as well as its historic castle which overlooks the town. North Bay and South Bay provide two superb stretches of beautiful, golden sandy beaches, popular with families and small children. There are a number of child friendly activities and many excellent visitor attractions for grown-ups too, including the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Spa and Scarborough Open Air Theatre for live music. Scarborough is a great location for outdoor activities, with golf courses, lovely coastal walks along the Cleveland Way, stunning cycle routes such as the old railway to Whitby, beautiful sailing and championship quality surfing. Add to this all the usual seaside entertainment and bustling promenades located close to the beach and Scarborough is the destination with something for everyone. Ideally situated for touring the coastline and the moors, Scarborough is an ideal base for a fun-filled break.

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