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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for one night. Totally agree with all the other positive comments. We had room 502 twin sea view. Wonderful stay. Will definitely recommend to friends and will be returning that's for sure. Staff worked hard and are a credit to BW.

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Thank denles
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel many times in the last 6 years and have seen gradual improvements to the rooms and decor which is outdated. Personally we love the quirky old place which is steeped in history with its large grand individually designed bedrooms and staircase. The food is good in the restaurant but it could...

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Thank Diane M
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is in great location right on the seafront. Rooms are spacious but tired looking. Bedding very clean and bathroom also clean with free soaps and shampoo and very clean towels. Tea and coffee making facilities. Parking very limited by hotel however free public parking after 6pm very close by. Staff are extremely professional and very friendly. Basic bar however...

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Swanley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Where do I start??!! Fantastic value for money as our room we booked was £60, so we were sceptical to what we were going to get.. We couldn't of been more wrong to have been because our Sea view room on the 5th floor ( Room 501) was unbelievably beautiful, so big that it quite easily could of been a...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Penelope, for taking time out to review the hotel. You've really summed it up beautifully and we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Some parts of Hastings and St Leonards could well be considered a work in progress but there are some fantastic areas with quirky new shops, cafes and art galleries opening up. On your next...

Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This would be my fourth stay at this hotel. A great location on the sea front. Limited free parking on the road between 6pm and 8am but also a large pay car park opposite.Reception have parking guides .The hotel has had a lot of money spent since my first stay and work continues ,what hasn't changed is the lovely service...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the hotel. We think the fact that this was your fourth stay speaks for itself, and we're really pleased that you've noticed the hard work that's been put in to make improvements. As you may note from our other reviews, customer service is something we pride ourselves on so it's...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a warm welcome and a very fine stay at the Royal Victoria. The hotel is charming with a family atmosphere and a clear sea view. The room was tidy and comfortable. We highly recommend enjoying the sunday roast if you can.

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Pierre! You haven't left us with too much to say, your five star review says it all really. We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay here and hope to see you again in the near future.

Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our stay here.. beautifully old fashioned hotel with a revolving door and quirky bits. Very friendly staff and good value for money. Plenty of things to do and nearby restaurants. The Old Town Hastings is a great place to wander around. The hotel is old and far from perfect but it all adds to the character of the place.

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Jeffrey, for a five star review! We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated all the little quirks found in a building that's nearly 190 years old. Hastings and St Leonards have so much to offer in terms of food, shopping, culture and music and it's great that you got to experience that. If...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on a cold weekend in February. Stayed in room 502 which was great with twin beds for my mum and me and off to one side a smaller room which was perfect for my teenage son. Sea views, a bath with plenty of hot water, efficient electric heaters, brilliant wifi in the room, even the dog felt at...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Gaia, for a very balanced review. We're really happy that you loved your room and that you (and the dog!) felt at home. As you will see from our other reviews, our staff are generally the top rated aspect of the hotel, which we're really proud of, so we would like you to know that we take your...

Essex
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently stayed here for a couple of nights for a mini break and was made very welcome which helped make our stay very relaxing. On arrival we was greeted with a smile by the receptionist and then went to our very large sea view room. We decided to have a bar snack on both days in...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Derryk. We are in the middle of a bit of a facelift at the moment and we're sorry that the scaffold impaired your view. Your feedback has been passed along to our contractors with regards to an appropriate paint storage place. We're really glad that you enjoyed your stay overall and hope to see you...

Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service we experienced at the royal vic today was fantastic. We had the 6 course meal which came with a box of Belgian chocolates and a glass of bubbles. Everything was really tasty. The head waiter Sean was really helpful and very professional. We had seats over looking the sea which was great. There were not many in at...

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royalvichotel, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Linda, for a lovely review. Our new head chef is working very hard and it's nice to hear that the work is paying off! We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated along the picturesque Hastings seafront, the Best Western Royal Victoria Hotel provides high standards of comfort and hospitality. Whether you are looking to explore the offerings of the East Sussex coastline or just want to stay at a quality hotel in Hastings, we are confident you will enjoy your stay with us. This elegant Victorian hotel has tastefully furnished bedrooms and suites, renowned Sea Terrace Restaurant & piano bar and conference & banqueting facilities with views across the English Channel and to Beachy Head. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel

Address: Marina, Hastings TN38 0BD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings
Price Range: €55 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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St. Leonards-On-Sea Best Western
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“502 twin suite with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles denles, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“evening meals in the restaurant are of very good quality.”
 of 5 bubbles 439rayr, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Derryk, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I can not comment on the bedrooms but the restaurant and other general areas were fine. Nice ambience through out.”
 of 5 bubbles lindafpreston, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is lovely but take ear plugs if a light sleeper, as an A road runs by the front of the hotel, and the traffic never sleeps!”
 of 5 bubbles happy2shop, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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