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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

One of the best Roast dinners I have had. Great selection of starters, lovely generous portions of meat, crispy fluffy roast potatoes, fantastic selection of vegetables and the cauliflower cheese was absolutely amazing!! There was also plenty of options for dessert. However the best thing was the customer service. Every member of staff was so helpful and attentive. I will...

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

Thank you for your review of the Sunday lunch here at the hotel, I am pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and have passed on your compliments to all the team, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

We spent an enjoyable evening with friends at the Royal. The meal was fine and included wine for £39 each the wine was not too good and consequently we had to visit the bar for drinks. However the food was good and they took care of the gluten free option very well, The bar staff were chatty and more than...

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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 a good evening with us at one of the Christmas party nights, had we known the wine wasn't to your liking we would have changed it for an alternative house wine but I am pleased it didn't spoil your evening, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 20 December 2015

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Messingham
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We had a two night midweek stay here booked via an internet deals website We asked for and got a sea view room. Our 4th floor room had recently been refurbished as had the bathroom so both were in very good condition. The room is furnished well and has plenty of space as well as wifi, tea/coffee making, good bathroom...

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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 found your visit to be value for money and loved the sea views from your room, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I wanted a short visit to enable me to see a show locally and had booked other accommodation which had some flaws regarding parking so that was cancelled when I managed to get a reasonable deal for two nights complete with free parking. I (a single traveller) was looking for b & b or half board in a double room...

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

Thank you for an excellent review of the hotel, I am pleased every aspect was above your expectations and hope you visit again soon, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Had our company Christmas party at this venue and absolutely cannot fault it. The food was fantastic, the entertainment captivated everyone. The venue itself is beautiful and everyone had a brilliant time! Times in between courses were ideal too. Would definitely recommend 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 our Christmas party night, I pleased you all had a great time, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

Sesto San Giovanni, Italia
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I stayed there mid December 2015 and I was really satisfied. The old building is very fascinating and well kept. I was kindly upgraded to a huge sea view room which had everythibg you would expect in such a hotel. Being a business traveller, I would have appreciated a trousers press, but I understand that this hotel is mainly for...

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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 will pass on and I hope you visit again, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Went here December for a work Christmas meal. Excellent facilities food and service. Event staff very helpful courteous and polite, hotel rooms gorgeous and all hotel staff seemed so happy. Toilets clean tidy so I'll Definitely be returning.

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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 evening with us and I will pass on your comments to all, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Booked for an overnight stay as part of the Christmas party night. Room was ok , clean, warm, but a little tired looking . Overlooked the back of the hotel so not an exciting view. The hotel reception area and function room was very nice . The party night itself was really good . Breakfast was abit bewildering we were...

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

Thank you for your review, I am really pleased you enjoyed your party night with us, I am also unsure why you were kept waiting for breakfast if tables were available, the hotel would have been full with around 200 guests at the weekend so the restaurant team may have been trying to maximize the table availability but I am...

Horndean, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend,lovely location right on the sea front,hotel is very tired and in need of complete refurbishment,very surprising for a Best Western,excellent service and great breakfast,no air conditioning in our room which was at the back of the hotel and our windows where painted shut !! would recommend this hotel as a budget hotel but try and...

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

Thank you for your review, we are updating all bathrooms at the moment and are looking to refurbish all the downstairs public areas next year so I hope you will visit again, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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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: $106 - $198 (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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#3 Green Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
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