Hotel Bay Carlton (Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom)


Hotel Bay Carlton (Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom)

About Bay Carlton

Enjoying a prime beach front location, Bay Carlton offers comfortable en-suite rooms and evening entertainment. The hotel's en-suite guest rooms are attractively decorated and include seating areas, TVs and electric kettles. Bay Carlton offers numerous guest amenities including 24-hour front desk service and complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas. Seasonal parking is available, booking advised. Guests receive a complimentary breakfast and can enjoy lunch and dinner in the hotel dining room. The lounge bar features live entertainment, dancing and pub quizzes. Across from the iconic Wellington Pier this impressive Victorian hotel makes a perfect base for relaxing days on the famous pleasure beach, exploring Yarmouth’s typical seaside attractions or touring the scenic Norfolk coast. Nearby points of interest include Merrivale Model Village, the Winter Gardens, the Sandringham estate and the lakes and rivers of the Norfolk Broads.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


Kimberley Terrace, NR30 3JE, Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Very good  8.3 / 10
  • Rooms
    Not rated yet
  • Service
    Very good  8.4 / 10

Positive Reviews


Fantastic Location

Right on the sea front and an easy walk to shops, restaurants and Yarmouth's many attractions,  the hotel's location was perfect for most guests.


Clean & Comfortable

Guests described the rooms as comfortable and spacious. They found the bathrooms well appointed with plenty of hot water and appreciated the hospitality trays. Many guests said the hotel was a perfect base for visiting Yarmouth, others would definitely recommend it to friends.


Play Bingo, See A Show

Yarmouth has plenty of entertainment options but guests needed to venture no further than the hotel lounge for nightly shows, dancing and Bingo games. They enjoyed relaxing with a drink and dining in the on-site restaurant and generally gave a thumbs up to the evening events.

Negative Reviews


A Bit Faded

The brisk sea breezes didn't quite blow away the cobwebs of the past and guests described the hotel as a bit faded, dowdy and in need of modernising. Guests also complained about broken wardrobe doors, faded carpets and upholstery and broken or chipped bathroom tiles.


Breakfast Chaos

Service in the dining room was less than impressive, guests said. Largely the result of inadequate staffing, this lead to chaotic scenes at breakfast and negative reports from disgruntled guests who had to wait too long for their morning meal.


Not For Those With Mobility Issues

Elderly guests and those with mobility issues were troubled by the lack of special ramps and other facilities for the disabled. Management, in response, said it hoped to address the problem in the near future.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Café
  2. Nightclub
  3. Entrance Hall/lobby
  4. Express check-in
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly
  2. Adults only
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


Kimberley Terrace , NR30 3JE , Great Yarmouth , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1493)855234 | Fax: +44(1493)852220

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