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Royal Victoria Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews sea view sea front revolving door piano bar victorian hotel st leonards bit dated lovely building buffet style room was large night porter public areas lounge area stayed one night family room sitting room double bed
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I had a lovely traditional afternoon tea at this lovely Hotel. The sandwiches were freshly cut, the scones warm and light. Plenty of jam and cream. Lovely petit fours and fresh strawberries. A large pot of tea and a pot of coffee...More

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Response from JohnG9666, Front Office Manager at Royal Victoria HotelResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely review of our afternoon Cream Teas. They are a feature of The Royal Victoria Hotel and are available every afternoon. We are delighted that you speak so highly of your afternoon tea and hope very much to see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The past and present meet here. For those searching for boutique opulence this hotel is not for you, however if you want great service and a sense of history you could not do better. The rooms are clean comfortable and generous, the staff are friendly...More

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Response from JohnG9666, Front Office Manager at Royal Victoria HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. The Royal Victoria Hotel accepts dogs in any of the standard (non-sea view) rooms so please bring your treasured friend next time you come and stay with us. There is a small additional charge per night -...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hotel and staff,achmet was a great barman to us we were chatting until the early hours.clean,and on the beach great.very old fashioned but in a lovely way.except fot the hall carpets bit threadbare.would have liked a seaview,but didnt expect one for the price.More

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Response from JohnG9666, Front Office Manager at Royal Victoria HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you at The Royal Victoria Hotel. I will make sure Ahmet knows about your comments. We always appreciate personalised feedback. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly although the hotels ambience is charming our Sunday roast was very disappointing. Three of our party had beef, one had lamb, one, pork and one turkey. The beef was so tough that none of us could eat it although the other meats were fine....More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Loved staying here! It’s a little threadbare on the stairway but it’s super cool swanning around the piano bar and marble stairway. The room (411) was huge with a spectacular view of the sea. Slept so very well with the sound of the waves. Breakfast...More

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Response from JohnG9666, Front Office Manager at Royal Victoria HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed swanning around the piano bar and the Grade II listed marble staircase. They are both beautiful. As you pointed out some of the guest rooms are especially spacious with spectacular sea views....More

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Situated in picturesque St Leonards-on-Sea directly opposite the promenade and beach, the Royal Victoria Hotel provides high standards of comfort and hospitality. This elegant Victorian hotel has More tastefully furnished bedrooms and suites, the renowned Sea Terrace Restaurant & Piano Bar with views across the English Channel and along to Beachy Head, as well as conference & banqueting facilities. The roads around the hotel are free to park on. Dogs are welcome in our standard rooms for a small daily charge - please ask. Weddings, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Wakes, Work Parties - we can host functions of all kinds for groups both large and small. The Royal Victoria Hotel has a licence for both weddings and civil partnerships. The hotel also has two honeymoon suites and a range of Suites with Sea Views, perfect to pamper yourself . Less
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Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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US$71 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Hastings
St. Leonards-On-Sea Best Western
Hastings Best Western
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings > St Leonards-on-Sea
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Roger S
3 June 2018|
Response from CommanderE31 | Reviewed this property |
In the morning, normally
30 May 2018|
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Response from Naviinnn | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift but the lift is relatively small and seems like it be break at anytime
mark m
2 January 2018|
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Response from LondonHappy_jack | Reviewed this property |
There is a bar by the restaurant area
Room Tips
"Not 401 it was facing a lift and noisy"
14 Sep 2018
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"Sea view on upper floors"
3 Sep 2018
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"No advice!!! I was in a side room, dark and not very nice!"
24 Aug 2018
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"We had room 503 - large, and even had an extra bed in it's own private area"
22 Aug 2018
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