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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are fantastic, the food is amazing, the location is fabulous, opposite the beach. The rooms are great and it is a dog friendly hotel. Peter the night manager is just lovely. We stayed for the 3 day Xmas break and the printed timetable of events was great, especially as my 82 year old mum could know when meals...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a very good review of the hotel and team. I am pleased you all enjoyed your Christmas break with us and look forward to welcoming you back, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked Sunday lunch for 12 adults and 2 young boys on Sunday 18 Dec 2016 as a family Christmas 'get together'. The hotel was busy as expected but the whole afternoon experience went extremely well. This was due to efficient staff and excellent food. Three of the group took the veggie option of mushroom, brie and cranberry wellington...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit for our Sunday lunch Carvery, I am really pleased you found the food and service to your liking. I hope you have a reason to visit us again soon, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely big Victorian hotel right on the seafront, car park was a bit small. Excellent and clean room and areas of the hotel, staff very friendly and helpful. Gave us directions with map to get to King's Theatre which was about a 20 minute walk away. We used the bar and found it very relaxing and staff were happy to...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us, I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay, We do support the Kings Theatre by offering discounted rooms when guests have purchased tickets so I hope more people take advantage of this offer, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant night here celebrating a friends birthday / Christmas . We were seated in the invincible suite where we had a lovely three course meal . The food was all really tasty with great service . There was a really good atmosphere with a superb Dj who played great music and got everyone participating in a music quiz...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, We have had some excellent feedback again this year from all of our Christmas party nights and also the same for the DJ's so I hope you come and book with us next year, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our 9th continuous year we have arranged our XMas Party weekend at the Royal Beach and long may it continue. A very enjoyable weekend experienced by 30/36 of us with a 280 miles round trip..(Proof of it must be Good!!) Staff are very friendly and professional, rooms are very spacious and clean, Food is Excellent...rounded off with a...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of your Christmas Weekend with us, I pleased you had a great stay and an even better party, we all look forward to welcoming you back next year, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere, staff and food served was amazing! The DJ was fantastic, all my colleagues and myself were on the dance floor all night! Will definitely be considering our work Christmas do here again, I have passed this feedback to many friends and family! Thanks so much for an amazing evening and night. Would really recommend.

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your Christmas party with us, I am really pleased you had a great time. We have had some excellent feedback from this years party season and hope you book with us again next year, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Titchfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Visited again this year for our Xmas ball and what a difference room wise. Last year the heating was stifling and overwhelming. This year we had a better room on the seafront and the heating was fine so we'll done that heating engineer! ! Food and service was excellent and a hearty breakfast to set us on our way. Friendly...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am pleased you had a good stay with us and enjoyed your Christmas dinner dance, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

No seaview which we paid considerably more for and only got a view of a sliver of water and the rest of the window filled with a building under construction that was brightly lit all night long. Poor access. Terrible car park. Not worth the money. Best western usually does better than this. Very disappointing.

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Venice, Italy
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view of the sea from my room at the 4th floor. The hotel is good, quite clean and a little bit old fashioned . There is not a parking,if you are not lucky, like me, you have to park your car a little bit far away.

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a positive review of the hotel and I am pleased you enjoyed your view, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A weekend Line dance Break, with I O W tours. A very nice hotel well placed for exploring the attractions of Portsmouth, we were fortunate the Victorian Market was on at the Dock yard, the entrance fee was well worth the money.

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Thank you for your nice comment, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel

Address: South Parade | St. Helen's Parade, Portsmouth PO4 ORN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $104 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 124
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