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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are pleased to have found Harry's Bar, part of the Royal Esplanade Hotel, for lunches out in Ryde during shopping trips, the service is brilliant, the furnishings attractive and comfortable, and the reasonably priced food excellent. It feels like an oasis to us and if you want a nice lunch with waiter service on the seafront, then it will...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good dinner large portions freshly cooked. Room was large and recently refurbished with good quality shower . The only thing that was a little disappointing was the breakfast which was small portions Be aware that coaches do stop here but seem to eat separately. All the public areas have been 're done to good standard. A little noisy as opposite...

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Pleased you enjoyed your dinner so much. A little surprised that you felt the breakfast portions small. If you have a large appetite we would happily provided more on request. Pleased you like our refurbishments. Hope to see you again soon

Lomdon
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff were great with my 2 children, who are into everything. Dinner was lovely. And plenty of options for breakfast. The room for a family of 4 was huge and exactly what we needed. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. Hope to see you again soon.

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such fantastic staff at this lovely hotel! They were professional, caring, nothing was to much trouble, they were great with my 2 young grandchildren. This all made it such a wonderful 2 nights. The food was beautiful both dinner and breakfast. Our room was clean and very comfortable. Will definitely be visiting again. Thank you to all the staff

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

WOW.!! Thank you for your five star review and your fantastic words regarding our team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. Hope to see you again soon.

Ascot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the hotel on a last minute weekend break and had a superior room with sea view. In summary the hotel was lovely - a reasonable price and the staff were warm and friendly and it seemed like they were genuinely pleased to help. Breakfasts in the morning were simple yet adequate and we also had a few drinks in...

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are all genuinely pleased to help and appreciate that this was noticed. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We are aware that some windows need blackout curtains due to their location. Thank you for your comments and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room only had bath, no shower, as it had no shower head. Room 24. Breakfast was just okay but my 18 year old daughter, who was in a separate single room, was not even asked if she would like a cooked breakfast. Coffee is most definitely undrinkable. On the plus side rooms are extremely clean for such an old building.

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have taken on board your comments and will be fitting a shower head in room 24. I don't understand your comment regarding your daughter not being offered a cooked breakfast? Was she on the same breakfast table as you? Our coffee is of the highest quality award winning bean to cup coffee beans and...

suffolk england
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights on a bargain break of £45 per night including full breakfast Did quite a lot of bar drinks which were reasonable (£58) Rooms were clean and roomy with new bathrooms Wifi worked every now and again No dedicated parking so down the road it was £6 40 per day From 6pm free Tourist tickets available. three...

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. You are correct to say we are good value for money. Delighted you enjoyed your stay so much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay great staff great food great drink great area fantastic hotel all needs met our room was a double ensuite modern and clean our bathroom was excellent I recommend that if you stay in Ryde then stay here

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Wow !! Splendid five star review. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay. Hope you will visit again soon

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has recently been refurbished and is bright, modern and clean. Our breakfast was served quickly and efficiently. I accidentally left my iPhone charger in our bedroom and the management found and posted it back to me shortly after.

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for you wonderful review. We are pleased you found everything to your liking. Hope to see you again real soon.

Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful room (No.60)on the second floor. A huge room with a ginormous double bed. The new bathroom was well fitted out with every amenity. Soft white fluffy towels on a heated towel rail. Lots of natural light without being overlooked. The view from my room was gorgeous - overlooking the sea and Esplanade. ALL the staff were...

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Peter M, General Manager at Royal Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful five star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much. hope to see you again soon

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located on the esplanade this Victorian hotel has unique sea views and benefits from being on a level seafront position. The beach is close by and the shops and holiday attractions of the well-known resort of Ryde are only a short walk away. The hotel is also well-situated for buses, taxis, trains and the hovercraft, so offers the ideal base to travel all around the island as well as over to Portsmouth with its rich maritime history. The seafront position lends itself to some wonderful views from the restaurant and lounges - the perfect place to sit back and relax. A car is ideal for getting around the undulating roads of the Isle of Wight and there is a plethora of things to see and do for all ages. Whether touring historic houses or visiting natural adventure parks, watching the yachting action and festivities of Cowes week, or just relaxing on one of the islands many beaches, you are sure to enjoy the island’s unique charm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Esplanade Hotel

Address: 16 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2ED, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ryde
Price Range: $79 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Esplanade Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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“check your room has exactly what you need eg a shower, and don't drink the coffee”
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“Thoroughly recommend No. 60”
 of 5 bubbles ShinaW_13, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can get a reduced ferry passage if you book direct with hotel.”
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“We slept in rooms facing the inner courtyard which was very quiet. Sea view rooms may not be as peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles BreconTom, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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