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Royal Esplanade Hotel

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Overview
16 Esplanade, Ryde PO33 2ED England See on map
AMENITIES
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Meeting Rooms
Housekeeping
Free Wifi
Free Parking
3.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (419)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a spacious room with a sea view but the noise was horrific. Late night rowdiness coming from the bar next door, could hear the people & tv from room next door early in the morning and hovercrafts coming and going. The breakfast service...More

Thank j0galt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed for 2 nights on a travelzoo deal. When we booked the rooms with the hotel we were told our request for a large double(which was 2 twins pushed together) in a superior room was confirmed. My mother had the other room which was booked...More

Thank verwoodroyal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for a post dinner drink on the way back to our hotel in Ryde....asked for a white wine and whilst I was deciding what to have I said, do my partners and I will let you know what I want...... We got...More

Thank southerncruiser4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent the last four nights in this hotel with my wife and I wish we had spent the £420 on staying somewhere else. Our room was at the front of the hotel and whilst large and airy lacked proper storage space. There was one...More

Thank Guild4dlad
Response from Mike S, Owner at Royal Esplanade HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We have been able to check back on your stay at the hotel and I have to say I am surprised that you did not have enough room for your clothes in the double wardrobe in room 19. Not a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just enjoyed a two-night stay here and found the hotel excellent. Handily located for Ryde bus station and the Hovercraft terminal. We had a large room with a sea view, although the sea view included the busy hovercraft terminal with...More

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Response from Mike S, Owner at Royal Esplanade HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and great feedback on your stay with us at the Esplanade. The hotel does have some history but not a friendly ghost as far as we are aware. Hope to see you again soon.

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Description
Conveniently located on the esplanade this Victorian hotel has unique sea views and benefits from being on a level seafront position. The beach is close by and the shops and holiday attractions of the well-known ...More resort of Ryde are only a short walk away. The hotel is also well-situated for buses, taxis, trains and the hovercraft, so offers the ideal base to travel all around the island as well as over to Portsmouth with its rich maritime history. The seafront position lends itself to some wonderful views from the restaurant and lounges - the perfect place to sit back and relax. A car is ideal for getting around the undulating roads of the Isle of Wight and there is a plethora of things to see and do for all ages. Whether touring historic houses or visiting natural adventure parks, watching the yachting action and festivities of Cowes week, or just relaxing on one of the islands many beaches, you are sure to enjoy the island’s unique charm. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
69
Price range
US$ 73 - US$ 133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal Esplanade Hotel Ryde, Isle Of Wight
Location
United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ryde
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
69
Price range
US$ 73 - US$ 133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal Esplanade Hotel Ryde, Isle Of Wight
Location
United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Ryde
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Traveller (122)
Room & Suite (38)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
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superscouse_007
23 September 2018|
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Response from worldwidetraveller64 | Reviewed this property |
No it appears to be a Non smoking hotel and you smoke outside the hotel steps as we have just come back home from our stay at this hotel
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Tylerglo
15 August 2018|
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does but is quite small and it took quite a while for the doors to open when we visited.
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susyb53
27 March 2018|
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Response from DJReviews | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not that type of place.
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"Sea view rooms can be noisy as there is a busy road, a railway line, a bus station and the hovercraft..."
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"Ocean front had great view, but a tad noisy."
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"Don’t use this hotel - yelf s is just up the road!"
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"The rooms to the front of the hotel can see the hovercraft come in but it can be noisy"
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