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Best Western Royal Victoria Hotel.

High standards in Hastings.

Best Western Royal Victoria Hotel is perched on the picturesque Hastings waterfront, giving you the chance to enjoy sweet dreams and sea air! Just a brisk walk along from the hotel, you'll find Hastings centre, with cobbled streets in the Old Town, the Fishermans Museum on the Stade, the Smugglers Adventure, the 1066 Story in Hastings Castle and Hastings Pier.

As you've probably guessed, there's plenty to do nearby. However, if you simply want to take time out at this elegant Victorian hotel, our renowned Sea Terrace Restaurant, delightful Piano Bar and banqueting facilities with views across the English Channel and to Beachy Head are ideal!

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St Leonards on Sea

East Sussex
TN38 0BD
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6187*


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 £10 per pet per night. Not allowed in restaurant.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Sea Terrace

The Sea Terrace Restaurant boasts spectacular views across the English Channel and also on the plate! With a selection of traditional and international food to choose from, you might want to order from our international wine list and enjoy a glass while you mull over the menu!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07.00 - 10.00
Lunch: 12.00 - 14.30
Dinner: 18.30 - 21.30
Weekend times may vary

Piano Bar

The Piano Lounge and Bar is a wonderful place to enjoy a selection of hot and cold beverages, food, or an after dinner drink.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Cooden Beech Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6504 Yards
Handicap required


4 miles away in Bexhill on Sea


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


9 holes Yes
18 holes £42.00
Trolley hire £2.00
Club hire £10.00
Buggy hire £22.00
Tuition £20.00


With countless wedding ceremonies and receptions under our belt, we have the experience and expertise to make your special day one to remember. We take genuine pride in the service we provide, and great pleasure from the smile on your face as everything goes to plan!


Wedding service and reception venue

From your entrance to your entertainment, we'll make sure everythings taken care of on the big day.


We have several different menus that cater for every taste. Just let us know what you fancy and we'll take care of the rest!


Registry office:
Hastings Registry Office
Summerfields, Bohemia Road, Hastings, TN34 1EX
01424 721722

For any enquiries please call Duty Manager on 01424 445544

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M25, J5, 25.00 miles
Nearest train station: St Leonards Warrior Square, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: london Gatwick, 50.00 miles
Free parking on site (6 spaces)

St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 0BD

What's nearby?

Cities & Attractions

  • 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield (5 miles)

  • Smuggler's Adventure - St Clements Caves (1.5 miles)

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (2 miles)

  • Bexhill De La Warr Pavillion (5 miles)

  • Hastings Castle (1.5 miles)


  • Priory Meadow Shopping Centre (1.5 miles)

  • Old town in Hastings (2 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

This elegant Victorian hotel provides comprehensive conference and banqueting facilities suitable for all types of business events from one-to-one meetings to large seminars and residential conferences.

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Victoria 40 18 18 25 25
Albert 40 20 30 35 50
Sea Terrace 150 60 35 40 100
Burton 90 40 35 40 50
Gladstone 30 15 15 20 25
Palmerstone 30 20 20 25 25
Tennyson 20 15 15 15 15
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Fawlty Towers!

18/10/2016 PerthTraveller63, Perth

A reviewer describes the experience of the hotel as ‘like going back in time almost’. I can assure the reviewer that the hotel has changed little from when my family used to stay there for Christmas ... more


Lovely Sea front hotel

13/10/2016 Robert B, Ampthill, United Kingdom

We had a sea facing suite at the Royal Victoria for a long weekend, The room was spacious with a separate dressing area and ensiute. The hotel is elegant and very much of the period,Super dining room ... more


back for a fourth time in four years

10/10/2016 Christopher O, emsworth, United Kingdom

we have come here for an autumn break for the last four years and every year the experience has got better always great value for the money staff are always friendly and helpful the rooms are excelle... more


Lovely hotel, But.......

10/10/2016 Raymond E, Faversham

Stayed for the weekend 8th and 9th October. We found the hotel clean and the staff welcoming and friendly and the building it self very impressing, like going back in time almost. Our room was on the ... more


Service as it used to be.... we'll be back!

05/10/2016 Ian R, The Woodlands, Texas

As others have written.... parts of this hotel do look a little tried. But the staff are anything but tired and the service is just perfect. We were able to park right outside the hotel the day we ar... more