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Royal Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have family that live in Eastbourne and This is the second time we have stayed at The Royal Hotel in Eastbourne and we absolutely love it, We first stayed there in January and it appealed to us because we could take our German Shepherd Dog Kye to stay aswell, and when we arrived we were greeted by Eddie who...

1Thank Darryl L
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to the pier in Eastbourne. Beautiful sea views from our room. Extremely friendly and helpful host. This has been our third visit and each time the room has been perfectly equipped, comfortable and clean. Breakfast is delicious with homemade bread, homemade jams, fresh fruit salad and many other options. Can't wait for our fourth visit!

Thank O6397YRpaulf
Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why should you choose Royal Hotel. There are plenty of reasons. You will always be greated and welcomed with wormth and smile, a fantastic atmosphere is always guaranteed whatever the weather. If you are looking for a hotel where you would like to bring a pet with you rather then leaving it in the kennels, Royal Hotel is perfect for...

Thank bieg2
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

An excellent first impression was carried on throughout our 2 night stay. A first class continental breakfast ith homemade bread, organic homemade meusli, freshly squeezed orange juice. The room was clean and reasonably well appointed and had the great sez view. We like it so much we'll be there again at the end of Mrch.

2Thank iwan t
The_Royal_Eastbourne, Owner at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and particularly our breakfasts. We always do our best to make our guests' stay as pleasant as possible. Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, which a important to us, and we look forward to welcoming you again later this month.

Fort William, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I would query AA 4 * . No hot cooked breakfast . Rooms are standard 3* guesthouse not a hotel they do not have Hotel facilities. Rooms where clean and spacious enough but no real quality of furniture or fixtures . TV remote old and not working very well the bed in our room had definitely seen better days pillows...

2Thank vinneyone
The_Royal_Eastbourne, Owner at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for praising our clean and spacious rooms, location and friendly owner. We apologise that your stay with us did not meet your expectations, however if you had read a summary of our accommodation before booking you would have realised that the issues you complain about were clearly pointed out and that our style would not suit you, particularly...

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I've been coming to Eastbourne for many years and this time I bought my puppy with me the Royal is dog friendly and what a great place to stay very clean and modern with wonderful owners they can't do enough for you

2Thank misterginge
ystrad mynach
Reviewed 30 October 2016

First class service from start to finish. Owners of hotel went out of there way to help us from the second we arrived. Had problems finding a car space, the owner was lovely and even before we checked in gave assistance. Brought two dogs with us, they were made so welcome and it was made very clear that they had...

2Thank jaynej985
Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I was told about this hotel by friends and was a bit dubious because whilst I have a dog I was not sure if I wanted to hear any barking. There was none although I met two well behaved dogs and that added to the overall pleasant expierience. My sea front room was spotless and I slept well with the...

2Thank Peter S
The_Royal_Eastbourne, Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your super review. We are glad to hear that you slept well and that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I stayed for three nights at The Royal Hotel in Eastbourne on a mission to de-stress and enjoy the sea air and I happily achieved both! The hotel is right on the sea front with only a road separating you from the promenade and the beach so you can drift off to the sound of the waves and wake up...

1Thank smurf77
The_Royal_Eastbourne, Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed enjoyed your stay and that you are planning to return, that's the best possible outcome for us and maked everything we do worthwhile. Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review.

Kingswinford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My husband& I have just returned today from a three day break at the above mentioned hotel. The sea view room was ideal, cosy , quirky, & spotless!(as was the rest of the Hotel ) Our continental Breakfast freshly prepared every morning(even home made bread)was delicious & set us up for the day . The proprietor is one of the...

2Thank Copthornedl
The_Royal_Eastbourne, Manager at Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Your review is heart-warming, thank you very much indeed. We are pleased that you felt at home at The Royal and hope to see you again soon. We do our best to make all our guests feel welcome and cared for.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury seafront guest accommodation overlooking the beach, with spectacular direct sea views.Centrally located, AA 4-star rated, one minute's walk from Eastbourne's historic Victorian Pier and the only accommodation in Eastbourne with an eco-friendly Green Tourism Gold Award. Famed for its cleanliness, The Royal offers high quality personal service and accommodation to tourists and business travellers. Freshly squeezed juices with homemade breads and preserves, real coffees and a selection of teas welcome you to each sunny morning. Vegetarian & vegan breakfasts a speciality. Pets stay free. Discounts for long stays. Peaceful and relaxing, with no young children. Free WiFi, park all day for just £1. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: 8-9 Marine Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: ₹ 5,255 - ₹ 8,434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Check out the website. Talk to the owner/manager on the phone.”
O6397YRpaulf, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“All sea view rooms are great, our favourite is room number 4”
bieg2, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea view room only yards from th beach”
216iwant, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The sea view is worth it.”
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petersN1808LB, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved rm 10, top of the house (no lift) great views!!!”
Donnapyett, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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