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BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my last visit there was no wi-fi in the room this time around no problem. The breakfast menu was very good and the staff attentive. My room looked over the car park but was very quiet and well furnished.

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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 and I am pleased you found everything to your satisfaction, fast, free wi-fi is part of our service to our guests which we have invested heavily in over the last year, it is good to know its working, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Los Alcazares
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely room with sea view. The room was spacious and clean. It is not our first visit there but each time we had a relaxing stay. The staff very welcoming. We had meals in the restaurant which served good food. Will be staying there again in the future.

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

Thank you for a good review of the hotel and team, I am pleased you enjoy your time with us and hope you visit again soon, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

right on the gorgeous sea front. i have been here many times for many things including weddings, xmas meals and new years parties all of which were superb. The food is always of a brilliant standard, rooms kept clean and tidy and staff there on hand ready to help.

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

Thank you for your kind remarks which I have passed on to all the team, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Leeds
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Whilst this hotel is old, it has been renovated and modernised several times, but it still retains a feeling of Victorian space and quality. The bar, reception and public areas are very pleasant and comfortable. Our room was at the back of the hotel, it was very clean and up to date with an excellent and well equipped bathroom. It...

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

Thank you for a great review of the Hotel and Team which I have copied out to all. I am pleased you found everything to your satisfaction and hope you have the opportunity of staying with us again, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed here at the Royal Beach Hotel recently and found that this is an ideal place to stay if you have a car as there is a lot of free parking unlike hotels nearer to Portsmouth. The rooms are nice and breakfast was good with nice relaxed bar area for the evening. The walk from here to the Hoverport...

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

Thank you for a good review of the hotel and facilities we offer, I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to Portsmouth and Southsea and hope you stay with us again, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A hotel should feel a little like home, it should be clean and welcoming. That is the Royal Beach. We had a great large double room overlooking the sea. The staff were great, some hotels put efficiency above all else, this hotel has found the perfect balance between that and the wellbeing of their guests. The bar as in all...

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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 enjoyed your time with us and hope you can stay with us again, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

grimsby
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a family room, which was just that. Plenty of space and a beautiful sea view. Very accommodating to pets. Although it was obvious that there were several groups staying at the hotel, the staff were very attentive and approachable. Lovely location with easy access to all parts of the city, by either public transport or walking.

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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 and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went here for my Mother's 70th birthday. It was a lovely hotel to stay in. Very comfortable bed. It was nicer than my bed at home.I would come again. It was very quiet at night. Lovely! Thank you for making our stay memorable.

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

Thank you for a good review of the hotel, I am pleased your mother enjoyed her stay and you found the room and bed comfortable, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel was absolutely lovely, everything you expect from a hotel rich in history in such a noted coastal town. Good sized rooms, nice finishes, food was excellent and as was the drink selection. Breakfast was particularly good value as well as good quality. The only let down on this was the receptionist lady (Lisa, young blonde lady) who checked...

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

Thank you for a good review of the hotel, I am pleased you found almost everything to your liking and I hope the reunion went well. I have spoken to the young lady concerned and I am sure there will be no repetition of the incident you described. Best wishes, Chris Gilmore, GM.

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed with a group here. It was very busy but there is a positive attention to guest comfort. Would have upgraded to a sea view but the hotel was full. Sea front rooms look more spacious and have more light. However our room was well proportioned with a comfortable bed and pristine bedding and towels. I would have preferred a...

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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 which I have copied out to all, I hope you decide to come and stay with us again, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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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: $154 - $228 (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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Best Western Portsmouth
Portsmouth Best Western
BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel Portsmouth, Hampshire
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#3 Green Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#8 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Sea view costs extra, but rooms at the back are quieter.”
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  • Refurbished bathroom
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“Just an evening meal”
 of 5 bubbles timothyt759, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We pay a bit extra to have a sea view”
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“Ask for a Sea view”
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“Sea view rooms are lovely and despite being at the front, remarkably quiet”
 of 5 bubbles jennifert957, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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