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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lunch at the Royal Albion in Broadstairs. Busy, ambient restaurant and bar-food service order by table number and pay at the bar. Generous crisp beer-battered Cod, good chips and a tasty pea puree plus Tartare sauce for my wife who was very pleased with her meal. I had an excellent but smallish Skate-wing perfectly cooked (not battered) new potatoes which...

West Sussex
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a winter break, hotel was nice a busy giving a nice atmosphere, as some costal resorts & hotels can be a bit bleak, certainly not the case here. Lovely room overlooking Viking Bay, nice & clean, very warm & nice big bed. My only criticism would be that the bed was too hard for me, but that's...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel right on the sea front. Lovely rooms lucky to have sea facing room each time once with balcony. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Breakfast very good. Lunch is quite pricey. Good roomy bar comfortable seating. Good sea views.

Thank Mary F
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Always pleasant professional staff to greet you with a smile!! Your better off supporting the independent businesses than Costa franchise's!!! I would say avoid Albion street's Costa, and come here for a better cup of coffee served with manners and is a lot cheaper!!! Also there is fresher food and better views!!! 5 stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Thank Onyx1973
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Hi we stayed there for two nights in the top floor family room. What a great place it still is and they have extended the building at the beach side to be more spacious. We had dinner on one night which was very good and the breakfasts were also off a very high standard. Cleanliness was good, service was excellent...

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is a beautiful old building thoughtfully refurbished and with a really nice atmosphere But the quality of the food does not match the surroundings. The service is basic and quite slow however we would go again just for drinks.

Thank Pg L
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I was looking for somewhere to have a coffee and passed this hotel and saw the coffee menu on the wall. It looked really cosy inside and ventured in. The staff were so friendly and I was able to get a table overlooking the sea which was lovely. There are comfy chairs too and it was full which, for early...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The Royal Albion was a wonderful 2 days away from the kids for my husband & I. The hotel was clean and the rooms comfortable. I imagine this place must be heaving in the summertime. We planned badly and hadn't realised it was school holiday time so it was a bit busier than we had expected but we were treated...

Thank Suzie S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were wondering around Broadstairs and happened across Royal Albion, on one of the outside corner is a plaque stating Charles Dickens lived here, so we decided to pop in and have a look around. There is a nice place to grab some tea, pastries, Ballard's Coffee Lounge. The service was good, so was tea, cakes, we enjoyed.

Thank butch447
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a night away at the Royal Albion Hotel as a special birthday celebration. I booked a Superior Sea View room and so glad I did. Huge windows overlooking the sea - really special and worth paying the extra if you can. We stayed in Room 19 which has its own private balcony - quite large with a table...

Thank bell133

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape from the everyday and step into a beautiful Kentish seaside retreat. Standing proudly on the Broadstairs seafront since 1776 and a former residence of Charles Dickens, The Royal Albion offers much more than your average seaside experience. Steeped in history but featuring a 21st century approach to comfort, enjoyment and relaxation. With its elegant literary heritage, fresh sea air and awe-inspiring views, The Royal Albion creates an atmosphere that makes it the ideal place to unwind, rejuvenate and take time out. The Royal Albion has 21 elegant and spacious bedrooms to choose from. Whether you are looking out over the stunning Kentish coastline or the historic town of Broadstairs, the views are stunning. All the rooms are designed to ensure your break in this seaside destination is one to remember. When it comes to dining, you'll be spoilt for choice too. Enjoy freshly ground coffee and home-baked pastries throughout the day in Ballard's coffee lounge, and delicious dishes made using only the best locally sourced ingredients in the main bar featuring a large terrace and landscaped garden whilst enjoying commanding views across Viking Bay. For a more intimate dining experience, the a la carte restaurant with beautiful sea views, is the perfect place. With a menu based on the finest seasonal ingredients and freshly caught seafood, you can be assured of a dining experience to remember. The Royal Albion is in the ideal location from which explore the very best that the Kentish coast has to offer. Wander the beaches and clear the cobwebs just as Dickens did over 170 years ago, or simply take time out to appreciate your well-earned break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Albion Hotel

Address: 6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Broadstairs
Price Range: €87 - €157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Albion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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Albion Hotel Broadstairs
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“Ask for a sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles bell133, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Middle first floor rooms have direct access to outside terrace with sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles gregmV6896SU, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a review not of the hotel as such but the coffee bar only”
 of 5 bubbles 789davey, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a seaview room to reduce the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lhallewell, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There's no parking at the hotel. Parking is at a local car park 5-10 minutes walk away. A permit is supplied at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Sugarsmith2102, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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