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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This would be my fourth stay at this hotel. A great location on the sea front. Limited free parking on the road between 6pm and 8am but also a large pay car park opposite.Reception have parking guides .The hotel has had a lot of money spent since my first stay and work continues ,what hasn't changed is the lovely service...

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Thank 186459And123
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed a warm welcome and a very fine stay at the Royal Victoria. The hotel is charming with a family atmosphere and a clear sea view. The room was tidy and comfortable. We highly recommend enjoying the sunday roast if you can.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved our stay here.. beautifully old fashioned hotel with a revolving door and quirky bits. Very friendly staff and good value for money. Plenty of things to do and nearby restaurants. The Old Town Hastings is a great place to wander around. The hotel is old and far from perfect but it all adds to the character of the place.

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Jeffrey, for a five star review! We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated all the little quirks found in a building that's nearly 190 years old. Hastings and St Leonards have so much to offer in terms of food, shopping, culture and music and it's great that you got to experience that. If...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here on a cold weekend in February. Stayed in room 502 which was great with twin beds for my mum and me and off to one side a smaller room which was perfect for my teenage son. Sea views, a bath with plenty of hot water, efficient electric heaters, brilliant wifi in the room, even the dog felt at...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Gaia, for a very balanced review. We're really happy that you loved your room and that you (and the dog!) felt at home. As you will see from our other reviews, our staff are generally the top rated aspect of the hotel, which we're really proud of, so we would like you to know that we take your...

Essex
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently stayed here for a couple of nights for a mini break and was made very welcome which helped make our stay very relaxing. On arrival we was greeted with a smile by the receptionist and then went to our very large sea view room. We decided to have a bar snack on both days in...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Derryk. We are in the middle of a bit of a facelift at the moment and we're sorry that the scaffold impaired your view. Your feedback has been passed along to our contractors with regards to an appropriate paint storage place. We're really glad that you enjoyed your stay overall and hope to see you...

Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service we experienced at the royal vic today was fantastic. We had the 6 course meal which came with a box of Belgian chocolates and a glass of bubbles. Everything was really tasty. The head waiter Sean was really helpful and very professional. We had seats over looking the sea which was great. There were not many in at...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Linda, for a lovely review. Our new head chef is working very hard and it's nice to hear that the work is paying off! We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived a little earlier than 2pm but they managed to book us in without waiting around. The room was ready and the receptionist was so nice and polite. Room was a sea view suite but not exactly as we had expected. There is a roof top outside this room so restricts the view somewhat. But the waters were visible....

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Dhil. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and had a relaxing time. Although our suites on the 2nd floor are the most spacious, there is indeed a flat roof which means that although you'll see the sea, you may miss the beach! For future visits it's well worth asking to try out...

southampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a couple to stay over the Valentine weekend. Booking in went fine and we retired to our room on the 4th floor. It was a huge room with 2 seat settee, dressing table area, large TV and a good supply of tea & coffee. The bed was very comfy and the decor acceptable, considering this is a...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on our staff's friendliness and professionalism and we're glad you felt at home. We're sorry to hear that your first night's sleep was somewhat patchy. Unfortunately as a listed building we are somewhat restricted as to work we can carry out on the windows, but please rest assured that all feedback...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy walk from St Leonards Train Station, and a longer reasonable walk from central Hastings, this hotel has history, a fine location and excellent helpful staff. If you do not like to eat in hotels, there are many quality local choices (5 minutes walk) in addition to going into Hastings. WiFi was not 100%, but this was corrected while...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the hotel. We're sorry to hear that you had some problems with the wifi but pleased that we managed to resolve this. Our staff are always happy to assist with anything they can, so please don't hesitate to ask. We hope to see you again soon!

Los Cristianos, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great slab of a grand hotel right on the Hastings Seafront. It was easy to find and reception were very helpful and friendly. I think the rooms and decor are a little tired now but I was quite comfortable. The bedroom was large and well equipped, ample free wifi and tea and coffee. Loads of sockets to plug my...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, Sarah. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are in the middle of a bit of a facelift, with rooms being updated in sections, so we do hope that you'll come back soon to see the work that's been done!

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated along the picturesque Hastings seafront, the Best Western Royal Victoria Hotel provides high standards of comfort and hospitality. Whether you are looking to explore the offerings of the East Sussex coastline or just want to stay at a quality hotel in Hastings, we are confident you will enjoy your stay with us. This elegant Victorian hotel has tastefully furnished bedrooms and suites, renowned Sea Terrace Restaurant & piano bar and conference & banqueting facilities with views across the English Channel and to Beachy Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel

Address: Marina, Hastings TN38 0BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings
Price Range: $83 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Best Western Hastings
St. Leonards-On-Sea Best Western
Hastings Best Western
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“Rooms at the front have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Derryk, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I can not comment on the bedrooms but the restaurant and other general areas were fine. Nice ambience through out.”
 of 5 bubbles lindafpreston, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is lovely but take ear plugs if a light sleeper, as an A road runs by the front of the hotel, and the traffic never sleeps!”
 of 5 bubbles happy2shop, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front sea facing rooms definitely worth getting,”
 of 5 bubbles WillR589, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms I saw seem to be very good and had a separate bedroom and lounge area.”
 of 5 bubbles Lynnie_Pinny, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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