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Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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portsmouth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been visiting this hotel for many years and today's carvery was excellent. The staff go out of their way to make the meal a very enjoyable experience. The choice and quality of the meat was very good and vegetables cooked and presented to a high standard. Thank you to the very professional staff and management team.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just visiting the coast bar which is part of the Royal Beach Hotel but has direct access from the main road. Was hired for a private function with bar and D.J. A good evening with seating and dancing space..

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Thank tezpil
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had to visit Portsmouth urgently on business. Phoned the hotel on the morning of my arrival and enquired as to room availability. I was informed that a there were rooms available, so I booked a double room. I arrived at the hotel at about 7pm on Monday 15/5/17. I was informed that there was no booking made in my name....

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Keynsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here Monday to Friday in May 2017 and it was a great break. We had a sea view room on the front of the hotel - room 208 and it was clean and tidy if a little tired but the room was massive and it is a Victorian Hotel so don't expect cutting edge design. These days with...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited before had lunch last time.Just had tea this time.That was enough.Awful big screen television.With sports channel on.Very tired bar area.Staff not to friendly.Appalling for disabled people and elderly.They apparently have a staff entrance some where.For disabled people.No sign to tell you that.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family break staying in the Royal Beach. Its position one the seafront was great and I walked the prom every morning before breakfast. The staff are super, they were so engaging and even laughed at my jokes, LOL. Nothing was to much trouble. Rooms spacious and clean . Even though there were events on were quiet. Dislike...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you had an enjoyable time with us and made use of the lovely walks available, I have passed on your comments to the team and look forward to welcoming you back in the future, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smashing hotel. The staff are brilliant, nothing is to much trouble.The food is good especially the breakfast, lots of choice. A nice bar area to sit and relax overlooking the sea. The rooms are a little tired but clean and comfortable. There is a car park but very limited for space and really difficult to find street parking near by....

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Your description of a "Home from Home" is the best comment we could get, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable stay , sea view room , hearty breakfast although no vegetarian alternative to bacon & sausage , as I did not enquire about alternative it may be available , soya milk on request . Restuarants staff at dinner very efficient , veg options limited but available. Buses run regularly from outside the hotel. Would stay again.

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I have taken on board your vegetarian comments and will make a few changes to the menu as we have alternative sausages for example and always have three or more vegetarian alternatives to main courses, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal Beach Hotel for 3 nights . The car park was very small as many reviewers have stated but we managed to get parking there and left our car for the duration of our visit. Our 4 floor room had a wonderful sea view which overlooks the South Pier with the Isle of Weight in the...

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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 our Hotel, I am pleased almost everything was perfect and have copied out your comments to our team, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with the positives:- Could not fault the room and bathroom. Customer service while checking out was first class. Nice touch the drinking water on each floor, more hotels should think about this. However, even though we were on the third floor it still felt like and sounded like we were in the middle of the many function rooms on...

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GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am sorry you were disturbed during your stay, we do try to allocate guests to rooms above there own function areas and normally third floor rooms would not be affected. I hope you visit again so we can allocate a room which will be noise free and you can enjoy your stay, best wishes,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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Additional Information about Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

Address: St. Helen's Parade, Portsmouth PO4 ORN, England (Formerly BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: RM366 - RM716 (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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Also Known As:
Best Western Portsmouth
Portsmouth Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#8 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#9 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
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“Not applicable.”
nets123, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea views now only available from hotel rooms at front of the hotel.”
  • shower in wet room
  • view to left from window
  • small basin but v useful shelf
  • View of South Parade Pier
  • large bedroom
wheelchairmike, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is good, we only had a view of the rear light well.”
668martynb, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“room with sea views”
909valg, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view”
GlynisT46, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
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