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BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel.

Victorian charm and splendour overlooking the sea.

BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel on the promenade at Southsea, Portsmouth, is the perfect venue for both business and pleasure. Outside its doors guests can enjoy magnificent views over the Solent.
Quintessentially the hotel is Victorian England, draped in history and splendour, a hotel where you can relax and also experience all the traditional hospitality associated with a very proud hotel.

Many of our beautifully furnished bedrooms overlook the sea. A grand staircase, a chandelier filled restaurant and sumptuous lounge await our loyal brand of guests.

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 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
AA

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

Chef Paul Playford

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Ark Royal Restaurant

Tasteful and full of taste, the Ark Royal restaurant offers both a relaxing atmosphere and delicious food. Overlooking the Solent, you'll have your pick of our A la carte menu or Sunday lunch carvery menu.

Opening hours

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

Enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere, and a traditional carvery! If you prefer, order from our varied gastro-pub style menu.

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

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

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

With a variety of function rooms, we're the perfect partner when it comes to wedding receptions!

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Wedding service and reception venue

Here at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel we have 6 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 click on www.royalbeachhotel.co.uk

Catering

Choose from our wide selection of wedding breakfast menus to find the right menu for your special day. Whether it be a small buffet celebration or a lavish banquet we can provide the right menu 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.

Sat nav users: type PO4 0RN

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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

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Of course, we cater for 1 on 1 interviews and large conferences, but we're just as accommodating for week-long meetings, school proms, graduation balls, wedding receptions, Christenings, wakes, ladies festival weekends and any other kind of celebration!

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

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 826 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 331
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Rating

Excellent for sea views...

04/09/2015 PrincipeAzzurro38, London, United Kingdom

I stayed there Saturday night as it was my friend's birthday and we came down for it. The taxi ride from the station was about £7.00 which was fine. There was a wedding about to take place in the hot... more

Rating

nice staff

04/09/2015 Mr And Mrs K L W, L9 1jb

we stayed for six nights as part of a coach party. we found our room very clean but in need of a refurb bathroom very dated .the down stairs areas bar and restaurant good bar area nice and comfortable... more

Rating

Great hotel for a festival base camp!

04/09/2015 Phil C,

We stayed for two nights over the August bank holiday for the Victorious Festival in south sea, we booked this hotel well in advance so got an apparently good price and also given a 'queen sea view' r... more

Rating

Good views

04/09/2015 cindyjack, Wales

We stayed here for 3 nights, we were very lucky with the weather and the situation of the hotel is great for walking along the front from Southsea into Portsmouth and over to Gunwharf Quay. The staff ... more

Rating

Isolated

02/09/2015 kim m, banbury

My husband and i have just returned from a 3 day city break in Portsmouth stopping at The Royal Beach Hotel.There are good and bad things to say about this hotel.Firstly i dont think it was worth the... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager99, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review, I am pleased you found your room and bed comfortable and breakfast and both of your meals were very good, our team are consistently looking to make guest stay as comfortable as they can so again I was happy we delivered, the pier opposite is currently being redecorated and repaired by new owners and the site of the fire a couple of years ago is also being developed into luxury rest homes and apartments. The cleaning team do not start work until 915 on a Sunday to avoid any noise nuisance to guests and I feel sure the items you mentioned were attended to as soon as they discovered them, we have recently refurbished 42 bathrooms and the plan is to complete at least two a week until completed, best wishes Chris Gilmore GM