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Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average14%
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  • Terrible2%
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All reviewssea viewcar parksea frontsouth parade pierbuffet stylesingle roombit datedlovely hotelroom was largereception staffstreet parkingisle of wightweekend breakbreakfast was excellentthird floora lovely stayenjoyable stay
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stayed here for business and wouldn't again. I don't know what it is with Best Western hotels but I stayed in one in Wolverhampton and it stank of smoke. With a smoking ban in place I thought this would make a difference but they have...More

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Response from GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach HotelResponded 27 September 2016

Thank you for your comments, I am pleased you found the room adequate and breakfast plentiful, we are an older hotel and do not have air conditioning but fans are available and the sea breeze you mentioned often helps. The smoking area provided is through...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was not an over-night stay I would want to repeat. Parking is very limited, the spaces are on the small side and it's (apparently) not uncommon to find yourself blocked in by fellow residents who then have to be found if you need to...More

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Response from GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach HotelResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you for your review, You are almost correct in that we have started from the fourth floor down but some first floor rooms are now done, as your blockage occurred late on a Saturday evening no maintenance staff were available and the unblocking was...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

We spent two nights at the Best Western Royal Beach in Portsmouth in September. The hotel is an older hotel and is in need of renovation. There was a musty smell in our room and in the hallways. Daily housekeeping was fine, but the hallways...More

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Response from GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach HotelResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you found your room clean as I would expect and I will look into your comments, we are refurbishing as I write and hope you visit again and stay in one of those rooms, best wishes, Chris...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

we spent 2 nights in a 1st floor room overlooking the Solent. It was a pleasant view and as we had walked a long way for 2 days, sat and watched out over water. It was a warm room in evening, there was a fan,...More

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Response from GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach HotelResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you for a good review of the hotel and team, we try to offer a good package at a competitive price which I feel we achieve, we are investing in new bathrooms and invest more in other areas as we can, best wishes, Chris...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

A return visit to this hotel. I found that the reception was very busy on arrival catering to the needs of a wedding party, eventually an additional staff member was summoned to deal with the queue waiting to get booked in. Found that the room,...More

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Response from GeneralManager99, General Manager at Best Western Royal Beach HotelResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed another stay with us and the team looked after your requests, best wishes, Chris Gilmore GM

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
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US$78 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Green Hotel in Portsmouth
#5 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#8 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#9 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$78 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in Portsmouth
#5 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#8 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#9 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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C2C2016
30 August 2017|
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Response from Andy W | Reviewed this property |
ring them on 023 9273 1281 sure they can sort something out
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Maureen W
11 August 2017|
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Response from 78Mike_S953 | Reviewed this property |
Hotel is right on seafront, with great access to bus service right outside the hotel. Gunwharf quays, museums, dockyard all within 2 miles. You can walk to southsea in 10 minutes, which has lots of shops and restaurants.
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Julua B
14 July 2017|
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Response from Warwickgirl06 | Reviewed this property |
Parking was busy at the front, Parking around the back was difficult to find. One space that I could have used had a van that did not leave enough space to manouver. Found on street parking down by the Canoe Lake, some half... More
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"Room 411 has a single bed but very clean with a great view."
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"Ask for a sea view"
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"Sea views: literally across the street from the sea. Quiet rooms: you are at the back with views over the..."
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"A sea view would be good but maybe not as quiet as one round the Back"
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