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Royal Albion Hotel

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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Birmingham
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My first ever visit to Broadstairs, and what a lovely quaint place. The beach and harbour was absolutely fantastic, and this hotel has a beautiful view of it! The hotel itself is getting on a bit, full of narrow corridors and steep stairs. Unfortunately my room was over the town centre side, and was very noisy from traffic outside, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I didn't stay in the hotel but non residents can go inside the bar/restaurant and have food. It's dog friendly and serves food all day. I had the Mackerel and Beetroot Burger with Sweet Potato Fries. Very good.

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Thank fashion74
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

PARKING !!! Well parked in council parking with permit 200 hundred yards away,! Down a hill. Could not drop of luggage outside parking a nite mare ??? cars just parked no sort of worry about guests trying to at least book in and drop luggage of. No a/c had to have window open all nite for fresh air. Well i...

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3Thank pete_fitzy
Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Place your order at the counter. Breakfast arrived very quickly. Superbly cooked, excellent sausage, good quality bacon, and delicious mushrooms, a slice of toast is included too. Overlooking Broadstairs bay.

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2Thank keith l
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I live in the area and frequent (not so often from now on) the Albion at weekends and especially when friends visit. We drink in the bar, had breakfasts & lunches in the lounge, on the balcony and in the beautifully planted garden (I have also stayed overnight a few times). Recently the Albion has had a parttial refurbishment in...

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3Thank BenAchie
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Just love this place. Have eaten and stopped for a drink many times. The staff are brilliant and make you feel welcome. Only just got round to reviewing after many visits. I have also stayed in the hotel. A lovely stay and worth the money. The breakfast was very good. Really good, a little noisy at present with the building...

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Thank Gizmocrystal
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast and coffee this morning. Really nice to sit in the spring sunshine by the window and have breakfast with the sea view. Food was served quickly. Reasonable food and drink prices, competitive with other local cafes and restaurants.

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Thank Sedgers26
Margate, England
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoy coming here for a weekend drink but were slightly disappointed with dinner recently. Had the Duck salad. The spinach was on the turn. No real flavour from the overlooked duck.. Plates were sticky... Best part was the wine. I'm really saddened because we really like the staff and location as well as the ambiance. Just a shame it...

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1Thank Beachy022
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed here on Good Friday for the first time and booked a sea view double room, the room was comfortable and warm with a bed facing the sea, not the biggest of rooms but the views over the bay were what this room is all about.A small set of table and chairs in front of the window to enjoy...

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Chestfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This was our fourth visit. Staff were friendly and people who serves us at breakfast remembered us which was nice. Breakfast was superb! Stayed in room 35 which Charles Dickens stayed in. The stairs had been recently decorated which was nice. The only unfortunate part was that they were refurbishing the garden area overlooking the sea which was out of...

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape from the everyday and step into a beautiful Kentish seaside retreat. Standing proudly on the Broadstairs seafront since 1776 and a former residence of Charles Dickens, The Royal Albion offers much more than your average seaside experience. Steeped in history but featuring a 21st century approach to comfort, enjoyment and relaxation. With its elegant literary heritage, fresh sea air and awe-inspiring views, The Royal Albion creates an atmosphere that makes it the ideal place to unwind, rejuvenate and take time out. The Royal Albion has 21 elegant and spacious bedrooms to choose from. Whether you are looking out over the stunning Kentish coastline or the historic town of Broadstairs, the views are stunning. All the rooms are designed to ensure your break in this seaside destination is one to remember. When it comes to dining, you'll be spoilt for choice too. Enjoy freshly ground coffee and home-baked pastries throughout the day in Ballard's coffee lounge, and delicious dishes made using only the best locally sourced ingredients in the main bar featuring a large terrace and landscaped garden whilst enjoying commanding views across Viking Bay. For a more intimate dining experience, the a la carte restaurant with beautiful sea views, is the perfect place. With a menu based on the finest seasonal ingredients and freshly caught seafood, you can be assured of a dining experience to remember. The Royal Albion is in the ideal location from which explore the very best that the Kentish coast has to offer. Wander the beaches and clear the cobwebs just as Dickens did over 170 years ago, or simply take time out to appreciate your well-earned break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Albion Hotel

Address: 6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Broadstairs
Price Range: $134 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Albion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Royal Albion Hotel Broadstairs
Albion Hotel Broadstairs
Hotel Broadstairs
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“No lift in this hotel !!”
 of 5 bubbles RCFletcher, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles bell133, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Middle first floor rooms have direct access to outside terrace with sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles gregmV6896SU, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a review not of the hotel as such but the coffee bar only”
 of 5 bubbles 789davey, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a seaview room to reduce the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lhallewell, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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