Best Western Royal Beach Hotel - Portsmouth

St. Helen'S Parade, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO4 0RN  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Royal Beach Hotel - Portsmouth

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee shop

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The 3-star Best Western Royal Beach Hotel offers quick access to an oceanarium and restaurants in Portsmouth. Built in 1866 and remodeled in 2004, the contemporary hotel combines Victorian architecture and modern facilities.

Due to the ideal location of Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, guests have direct access to Fratton Park, which is 2.0 km away. The venue is located within 30 minutes' walk from Portsmouth center.

Enclosed by a theater, a cathedral and a castle, the hotel offers a superb view over the sea.

Guests will find Southsea, The Strand (SE-bound) bus stop next to Best Western Royal Beach Hotel. Southampton airport can be reached within 30 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel features rooms with a soothing interior that come with a stereo system, a laptop-size safe, a dressing room, a personal computer and an iron with ironing board for a pleasant stay in Portsmouth. They also have en suite bathrooms with free toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

International dishes are offered in the modern on-site restaurant. Guests are welcome to the "coast" bar to relax with a drink. Serving both food and drinks, The Florence Arms and Mozzarella Joe's are situated around 300 meters from the property.

Services

Such facilities as a lift, a storage room and parking are available on-site.

Relax

The hotel offers barbeque grills and an indoor swimming pool to make your stay more enjoyable.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   124.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa & wellness center

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed GBP 25
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed GBP 25
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Royal Beach Hotel - Portsmouth Portsmouth location
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Hotel Address:

St. Helen'S Parade, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO4 0RN

Get directions
City Center
  • Portsmouth
    2.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Portsmouth Harbour
    3.0 km
  • Bus stop
    500 m
Restaurants
  • The Florence Arms (cuisine: English)
    280 m
  • Mozzarella Joe's
    760 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    124

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel photos Room
Standard Twin Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    36 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our sea view single twin bedded rooms are furnished to a high standard with one cozy single bed, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum. With great sea views, we are sure you will want to stay.

Standard Twin Room for Single Use
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Triple Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    3 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Toiletries
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
Room Description:

Our sea view triple rooms are furnished to a high standard with three cozy single beds, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum. With great sea views, we are sure you will want to stay.

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Places of interest

  • South Parade Pier200 m
  • Southsea Liberal Club600 m
  • Southsea Castle1.2 km
  • Portsmouth Rail Social Club1.8 km
  • University of Portsmouth1.9 km
  • South and South East Magistrates Court2.0 km
  • Historical docks2.0 km
  • Magistrates Court2.0 km
  • Portsmouth Combined Courts Centre2.0 km
  • International College Portsmouth2.1 km

Amusement

  • Playland600 m
  • The Cranes Water Club700 m
  • Gem Amusements700 m
  • Wedgewood Rooms700 m
  • Clarence Pier1.1 km
  • Pirate Petes1.1 km
  • Cue Ball Snooker Club1.6 km
  • Lord George Amusement Arcade1.8 km
  • Linland Ltd1.8 km

Stadiums

Museums

  • Portsmouth Natural History Museum400 m
  • Portsmouth City Museums & Records Service1.9 km

Theaters

  • The King's Theatre800 m
  • Kings Theatre800 m
  • New Theatre Royal2.0 km

Local attractions

  • Royal Marines Museum1.8 km
    Eastney Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth
  • Portsmouth City Museum2.0 km
    Museum Road, Portsmouth
  • Spinnaker Tower2.9 km
    Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
  • Clarence Pier1.9 km
    Southsea, Portsmouth
  • Royal Garrison Church2.2 km
    Penny Street, Portsmouth

Near the hotel

  • Portsmouth Natural History Museum820 m
    PortsmouthEngland
  • Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth1.2 km
    Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth
  • D-Day Museum940 m
    Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth

Restaurants nearby

  • The Florence Arms280 m

    Address: 18-20 Florence Road
    Phone: (023) 92820533

    61% likes this, based on 61 reviews
    Cuisine: English

  • Nara Sushi770 m

    Address: 178-180 Albert Road

    76% likes this, based on 54 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese

  • Nicholsons820 m

    Address: 245 Albert Road
    Phone: 02392815222

    76% likes this, based on 110 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish
    Price Range: GBP 15 - GBP 31

  • Mozzarella Joe's760 m

    Address: Clarence Esplanade
    Phone: 02392 295004

    Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 22

  • Rock & rolls770 m

    Address: 112 Albert road Southsea
    Phone: 442392876055

    74% likes this, based on 49 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    124

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPortsmouthBest Western Royal Beach Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Best Western Royal Beach Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 199 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Would recomend this hotel, Staff and facilities compares with all overseas 4 star accomodation.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Very friendly staff and good food

    needs an update - cracked wash basin

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    We were here for Portsmouth and historic Dockyard.Room was fine and spacious, Breakfast was much better ,fresher and hotter than expected.Didn't realise How close to Southsea town we were.

    View from room not good. Had a few problems with keys not working and staff helpful but running up and down three times to change keys not good with only one working in the end anyway.

  • Single
    10.0

    The cleanliness and decor of the room was excellent. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Friendly bar for dining alone.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The Hotel had a really traditional feel which was what I was looking for. Although it was traditional it was very elegant. Large chandaliers, high ceilings etc etc. The staff looked smart in the uniform and everything added up to a wonderfull stay.

  • Single
    8.8

    Staff were helpful and friendly. Room was a good size with a comfy bed. Included buffet breakfast was very good.

    Carpark was too small for the size of the hotel. Local streets were also full so finding a parking spot could be difficult.

  • Single
    9.6

    I thought the staff in the restaurant excellent, very fast and efficient.Also the nights were quiet and restful.

    I would have liked a sheet as duvets are too hot for me but had no alternatives.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The location was excellent - our room was overlooking the seafront. The food and service in the restaurant was particularly good.

  • Couple
    7.0

    waking up and hearing the sea.

    im in the raf regiment so im ok with walking but my girlfriend thought it was a very long walk to the town center.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Staff were excellent,and friendly.Location close to the beach was great although I had rear facing bedroom

    Hotel is very run down ,in dire need of a facelift.Room smelt smoky and there was no extractor fan in the bathrrom.Bathroom window didnt open.There is no air conditioning in rooms and water pipes were airlocked causing the water to spit for quite a while before running smoothly

  • Single
    7.4

    Car park too small for number of rooms.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The Bedroom was comfortable and clean and tidy with tea and coffee making facilities. The breakfast was excellent and so was the service.

    The bathroom was a disappointment, it was very dated and not what I expected from a Best Western hotel. We chose this hotel because of the reputation of the chain but the bathroom did not live up to expectation.

  • Couple
    5.8

    Staff were excellent, managed to get coffee n toast after breakfast had closed.

    Whilst being clean and dog friendly with brilliant staff, the hotel building and decor are dated.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Location is good as you have the seaside feel just minutes away from shops and city amenities.

    A bit dated catering for tour groups of a certain age, which put us off using the bar. However the staff were very friendly and helpful and the hotel proved to be a good base for use.

  • Single
    8.2

    Bar/restaurant was excellent and the staff were welcoming and very helpful

    I wanted wi-fi in my room but it was not available or not working. The manager however gave me temporary access which was much appreciated

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Royal Beach Hotel - Portsmouth Portsmouth location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

St. Helen'S Parade, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO4 0RN

Get directions
City Center
  • Portsmouth
    2.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Portsmouth Harbour
    3.0 km
  • Bus stop
    500 m
Restaurants
  • The Florence Arms (cuisine: English)
    280 m
  • Mozzarella Joe's
    760 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    124

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPortsmouthBest Western Royal Beach Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

Use Badge