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The Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 13-17 East Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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durham england
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I am staying in room 5 lovely big room with a settee and coffee table. Stunning views of St Mary's lighthouse and of course the sea. Large shower room ( could have fit a bath in there). The breakfast was great. The staff are really helpful and friendly. Had to park in a side street but plenty of spaces there.... More 

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Adderbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel overlooked the sea and right across from the Promenade. There was only a couple of parking spaces in front of the hotel, and we had to park in a side street. This could have proved difficult as residents park outside their houses, but we luckily found a space. This would be an extreme problem in the summer I'm... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for just one night great value for money. Lovely lady on reception told us everything we needed to know.The hotel is very well kept and clean. Best hotel bed I have slept in for a long time. Breakfast was excellent a huge choice will definetly be staying again. The bar Noir that joins on was excellent for food... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival had a warm welcome from Marie very helpful had a great stay highly recommend this hotel buffet breakfast is exellent as is all the staff we had a sea view room had a great out look will definetly be staying again

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here the night before embarking on a cruise from the international port, and were pleasantly surprised by this little hotel. It's been renovated to a high standard, rooms are well kept and clean and the breakfast room is lovely. Beds are comfortable, and there's plenty of storage areas to keep bits and pieces in. Small television and a... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed a few times always a friendly welcome! Hotel is just a average hotel but the staff are excellent Marie/breakfast Julie and the girls behind the bar Meshia/Sarah/Nicol all excellent! Breakfasts are good. Thanks

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking was limited but we were lucky to get on the front. Staff were brilliant especially Julie who organised us a taxi and was very friendly. Room was comfortable with fantastic sea view, bathroom clean and well stocked, Breakfast was brilliant with a fantastic choice served in a clean and comfortable room. Bar Noir next to the hotel was loveley,... More 

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newcastle upon tyne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Came with the family and the whole process was made easier by all the staff at the hotel. The family room was very comfortable, clean and spacious. The hotel was modern and had a an adjacent bar that was call Noir. We had Afternoon Tea in there and the quality was superb, very tasty and great value for money. Our... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My second stay at The Royal Hotel and I was not let down. The staff from the reception to the house keeping all had a warm smile for me and were very helpful. Different room for me this time but still the same very high standard. Another great big English breakfast to send me on my way. Lovely hotel with... More 

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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited the royal as a gift for our 30th wedding anniversary for afternoon tea with prosecco was impressed with the setting, staff pleasent started with a choice of sandwichs which were nice but small portioned, scones next which wernt very fresh my husbands was like a brick the staff replaced it with a cheese scone and asked did he want... More 

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Address: 13-17 East Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Whitley Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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