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Victorian charm and splendour overlooking the sea.

Located on the seaside promenade at Southsea, the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a fantastic place to stay in Portsmouth. Guests can enjoy magnificent views over the Solent, with many of our beautifully furnished bedrooms overlooking the sea and the Isle of Wight beyond.
Quintessentially Victorian, this fabulous pet-friendly hotel in Portsmouth is draped in history and splendour. A grand staircase, a chandelier-filled restaurant and sumptuous lounge await our guests. It's a place where you can relax and experience traditional hospitality. The perfect seaside venue for both business and pleasure, it's an ideal hotel in Hampshire to hold anything from a conference to a wedding.

There is complimentary on-site limited car parking. Ample free parking is also available in adjacent streets. Dogs with well-behaved owners are welcome by appointment!

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to Best Western Royal Beach Hotel in Portsmouth. We have proven that going that extra mile during our annual Best Western quality assurance assessments really does pay off. Our hard work and dedication to cleanliness and quality of both guest rooms and public areas has gained us the Best Western International Quality Award, a global recognition of excellence given to only a few selected hotels throughout the world. This award demonstrates how we take pride in offering the high levels of excellence in quality and brand standards our guests expect.

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Location

St Helen's Parade
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO4 0RN
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6233*
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted Dogs by agreement prior to arrival. Bedrooms only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

At the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, we pride ourselves on our fine cuisine and in being one of the best places to eat in Portsmouth.

Chef Paul Playford

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Ark Royal Restaurant

Tasteful in every sense, the Ark Royal restaurant offers both a relaxing atmosphere and delicious food. With panoramic views over the Solent, it provides an unforgettable dining experience. An imaginative and beautifully presented menu features traditional favourites and Chef's specials. Choose between an a la carte menu or Sunday lunch carvery menu. For guests wishing to dine in our lounge a special menu is also available.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:45 - 10:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Illustrious Lounge Bar

Our hotel bar is ideal for those who want to watch the world go by with a drink, or enjoy traditional cuisine with your fellow guests. Alternatively try our lounge for a relaxed atmosphere and a traditional carvery. If you prefer, order from our varied gastro-pub style menu. At the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, we give you plenty of options to provide you with a fantastic drinking and dining experience.

Opening hours

Lunch: 11:00 - 16:00
Dinner: 16:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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Illustrious

Our hotel bar is ideal for those who want to watch the world go by with a drink, or enjoy traditional cuisine with your fellow guests.

Opening hours

10:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Great Sultans

Keen golfers will find much to enjoy at the scenic courses near the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel.

This is an 'inland links' that extends a friendly welcome to golfers of all abilities who are drawn by its excellent greens.
Located five miles from the hotel, the 6258-yard, 18-hole parkland course has a par of 69.

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6248 Yards
Handicap required

Location

5.00 miles away in Portsmouth

Facilities

Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes £9.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes

Hayling Island

This course offers stunning views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight and is a unique and challenging experience for golfers of all levels.
Eight miles from the hotel, the 6670-yard, 18-hole course has a par of 72.

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 0
Par: 72
Distance: 6670 Yards
No handicap required

Location

8.00 miles away in Portsmouth

Facilities

Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £40.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes

Weddings

The Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a perfect wedding venue in Portsmouth, offering panoramic views over the Solent. We offer five suites with facilities that can accommodate between 30 and 300 guests for your wedding. Our experienced wedding co-ordinator and events team will ensure that every aspect of your wedding day is perfect and you can enjoy your big day stress-free.

Wedding service and reception venue

Here at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel we have six fine wedding suites to serve your every need. Many of our suites overlook the sea and enjoy panoramic views. For full details of all our wedding packages in Portsmouth, click on www.royalbeachhotel.co.uk

Catering

Choose from our wide selection of wedding breakfast menus to find the right option for your special day. Whether you prefer a small buffet celebration or a lavish banquet, we can provide something to suit all occasions.

Honeymoon Suite

The perfect room for your perfect night!
Complete a most memorable day in one of our wonderful Honeymoon Suites overlooking the Solent.

Registrar

Registry office:
Portsmouth City Council
Milldam House, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth PO1 3AF
023 92829041




For any enquiries please call Events Team on 023 92731281

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M27, J12, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea, 2.50 miles
Nearest tube station: na, 0.00 mins
Nearest airport: Southampton, 27.00 miles
Free parking on site (45 spaces)
On site disabled parking (1 spaces)

Address
St Helen's Parade
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO4 0RN
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Fratton Park (1.6 miles)

  • Mountbatten Leisure Centre (4.1 miles)

  • The Pyramids Centre (0.4 miles)

  • Portsmouth Golf Centre (3.3 miles)

  • Portsmouth Tennis Centre (1.9 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (2.3 miles)

  • Spinnaker Tower (2 miles)

  • Royal Marines Museum (1 miles)

  • D-Day Museum & Overlord Embroidery (0.6 miles)

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (0.8 miles)

Shopping

  • Gunwharf Quays (2.1 miles)

  • Cascades Shopping Centre (2.6 miles)

  • Commercial Road (2.6 miles)

  • Palmerston Road (0.8 miles)

  • Albert Road (0.8 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

The Royal Beach hotel is the perfect location if you're looking for a conference venue in Portsmouth. We have four conference suites that enjoy natural daylight and can accommodate up to 280 delegates. There are also a variety of packages - including breakfast meetings, day delegate, 24-hour delegate and room hire only. All rooms benefit from free Wi-Fi and you will be served with a selection of freshly prepared food during the meeting.

Suites

INVINCIBLE
This is the largest of all our suites, accommodating up to 300+ guests. It benefits from air conditioning, natural daylight, an integrated bar, a side entrance and can facilitate a stage if required. A room divider is also available for separate meetings.

FEARLESS
This room is ideal for all types of conferences. It enjoys good natural daylight and comes equipped with a pull-down screen and special downlighting.

INTREPID
This is a recently refurbished, light and inspiring suite that offers panoramic views over the Solent and to the west. It's a popular room for private dinners, conferences and training days.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

Invincible

The largest of all our suites accommodating up to 300+ guests. A room divider is also available for separation. Air conditioning, natural daylight, integral bar, side entrance if required, own cloakroom and can facilitate a stage if required.

Fearless

Ideal for all types of conferences. Enjoys good natural daylight and comes equipped with pull down screen and special downlighting.

Intrepid

Recently refurbished , light and refreshing suite with panoramic views over the Solent and to the west. A popular room for private dinners, conferences and training days.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Invincible 250 160 50 50 240
Ark Royal 0 0 0 0 160
Fearless 50 30 28 28 50
Intrepid 50 30 28 28 50
Endurance 24 18 16 16 0
Victory Suite 100 60 28 32 160
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

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Lovely lunch

19/02/2017 Dionne P,

Lovely Sunday lunch at the royal beach hotel today. Starter : Tomato & Basil soup was excellent. Main course : was carvery we had turkey and lamb , lamb was a little tuff , turkey very nice veg was ... more

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Great Friendly Hotel

18/02/2017 Patrick H, Aldershot, United Kingdom

We have stayed here twice now. The car park has a limited number of spaces and can be very tight to park in, having said that it is for for purpose in my view. You just need to make sure you time it r... more

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How hotels ought to be

17/02/2017 Wymroyal, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Our stay here felt like a step back in time which is meant as a compliment. Stayed at a very competitive rate as off season but enjoyed a clean, good-sized room with all the small details expected a... more

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Excellent hotel

17/02/2017 Valerie F, Farnham, United Kingdom

Stayed for 3 nights on a line dance weekend and was really impressed with this hotel. My room was stylish, comfortable and had everything I wanted. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly a... more

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Excellent one night stay

16/02/2017 JETR10, Fleet, United Kingdom

I spent one night at the Royal Beach with my grown up daughter. We had a lovely sea view room which was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The breakfast was tasty with a good choice including... more