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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Charming old Victorian Hotel facing English channel. Overnight stay for 6 before heading to Calais, clean enough with good views on ocean side. Front counter staff and waiters were OK, breakfast was good set in beautiful old long room. good value for autumn stay, although very cold outside.

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Thank Alan S
Bergamo, Italy
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is a lovely old hotel right in the sea front in Hastings. Its comfortable clean and tidy with friendly staff. I had the feeling of going back in time staying among the features of past luxury. The lift interior is made of real wood and not plastic for example. The room we had was very comfortable and we looked...

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Thank Paul C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The hotel decor is a bit dated (very 70s) but it's in good enough condition. The bed was really comfortable and it was lovely to fall asleep to the sound of the sea. Plenty of parking on the seafront (free 6pm - 8am). The staff were friendly and helpful. My parents held their golden wedding anniversary here and our family...

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Thank adambutterworth
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The experience was awful !! The waitress tried to take away our starter plates before we had finished eating. She then placed a dinner plate in middle of table with raw vegetables on. After telling manager he said drinks up to that point would be free even though I had been waiting for some time for a drink. He said...

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3Thank Don W
Cheadle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Ignore previous comments about hotel being dated, this is a Victorian Hotel, which has been kept traditional, yes furniture is old fashioned, but so it should be to be in keeping with the period of the hotel, it may be old, but it is not tatty, and that is what counts. We visit the hotel on a regular basis, several...

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1Thank Richard L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

5 star effort on what seemed like a bad day for the hotel. Lunch was slow as apparantly staff hadn't showed up for work, but the staff that were present were going at it at full pelt. Felt so sorry for the manager who was co-ordinating everything in front of us whilst servicing the tables pouring drinks and clearing up....

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4Thank danwill06
Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We had tested the food prior to booking and found it really quite nice so felt quite confident in booking our family Christmas lunch. What a disappointment it turned out to be! Zero atmosphere no music and sparce decorations. The food started OK, we were served our starters and they were relatively nice. But 55 minutes after we had finished...

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4Thank Bob W
Hastings
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Worse meal ever. Had to wait over an hour between starter and main and only got it then from complaining. Veg where on rations and weren't even cooked and had to be sent back. Then while we where half way though the main the waiter had the cheek to come out and ask if we where ready for our deserts....

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5Thank Neil T
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

How glorious this hotel would have been in Victorian England; the grand staircase, the huge rooms with floor to ceiling views of the sea and the ornate fixtures. It felt a privilege to be staying where Queen Victoria, King George V and Tennyson had stayed. The problem is now though that this magnificent building is a bit cold at night...

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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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: €54 - €135 (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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Best Western Hastings
St. Leonards-On-Sea Best Western
Hastings Best Western
BEST WESTERN Royal Victoria Hotel Hastings, East Sussex
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“Rooms at the back away from the promenade would be quieter”
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 of 5 bubbles BrenT562, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles 754patriciamr, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“nice big rooms, pet friendly, good food and service”
 of 5 bubbles Neil-Debs-7-2-14, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Always go for deluxe doubles with a sea view. Go as big as you can.”
 of 5 bubbles sdeenajeet, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely suggest a room with a view”
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