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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 03330 034294
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Lift to all floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service
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

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 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1699 traveller reviews
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Rating

Good value for money!

13/10/2019 Menabilly, Par, United Kingdom

A house in a very good location of Southsea with reasonable rates The staff is welcoming and make you feel at home. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. For what I paid for the room I wou... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for reviewing our Hotel and team, I am pleased you found everything to your liking and hope you have the opportunity of visiting again, Kind Regards
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Perfect

09/10/2019 Victoria F, Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

We stayed for the night after a friend's party was held at the Royal Beach hotel. We had a beautiful sea view. The room was very clean, spacious and comfortable. We had tea/coffee making facilities wi... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for posting a lovely review of our Hotel and team, I hope you have the opportunity of staying with us again in the future, Kind regards,
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HMS EAGLE

07/10/2019 julie y, Southampton, United Kingdom

We attended the HMS Eagle reunion and were very pleased with the standard of accommodation, food and service. The hotel is a bit tired in places but very clean. My one complaint would be dogs in th... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review and I am pleased you had a good reunion with us, we do allow dogs around the perimeter of the lounge bar area but they must be on leads, so I will look into your comments further, Many thanks,
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Naval Re-Union

06/10/2019 MichaelLander, Helston, United Kingdom

Got booked into this hotel for the HMS Phoebe Assosciation Annual Re-union, My first Impression . I liked. Our room was very comfortable with everything you get in hotel room, bed was comfortable. Mea... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for posting a good review of our hotel and team, I am pleased you had an enjoyable reunion weekend with us and look forward to welcoming you back in 2020, Kind Regards,
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Decadent afternoon tea

01/10/2019 JBHampshire, Hayling Island, United Kingdom

Booked a "Decadent Afternoon Tea" for four via Groupon. We were disappointed on arrival to see that our table had been allocated in a very busy and noisy bar area and not in the restaurant as the phot... more

Owner Response
GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review, I am sorry you were disappointed with the table arrangements on your visit, all afternoon teas were served in the lounge bar that day and the television should not have been turn on, I am pleased however that Peters service and the afternoon tea was enjoyable, Kind Regards,

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