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The Royal Hotel

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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the royal hotel for a week. It was horrible. It is a tired old building masquerading as a hotel. It doesn't even make for a good guest house. Avoid at all costs. The rooms have no sound proofing and as I was above the bar sleep was impossible until the bar closed, the en suite was so dated... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is in need of updating but having said this we really could not find anything bad about the hotel. There is room for improvement. The breakfast was good. The main problem is that they only have 4 parking spaces so if these are taken then you have to pay to park in the back streets. We only stayed... More 

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Moretonhampstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find. Beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. Great rooms over looking the bay. All modern with a period twist. Fantastic breakfast. Very friendly staff. Great Cafe/Cocktail Bar with fantastic Tapas. A really good stay. Loved every minute.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with our film crew and really loved the beds, spacious rooms, breakfast and the lovely staff which were quite flexibele with our requests. Maybe Whitley Bay has had its best years but The Royal is good value and service.

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Bolsover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had decided on a short break near Newcastle and booked two nights at The Royal Hotel. From the moment we walked through the door we were treated to excellent service from friendly and helpful staff. We were given a lovely and substantial room with wonderful sea views. The room was spotless and had everything we needed. The bar is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here recently arrived on a very wet and blustery July afternoon. The hotel only has six parking spaces outside its front, if you are unlucky not to get one of these you have to park on side streets. I paid £4.50 for 9 hours of parking. Resident parking zones are also enforce limiting parking further. On going in to... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We arrived late at night has we had been at the Open Golf at St Andrews and wanted somewhere to stop on the way back which would break up the long journey. Had trouble initialy finding the Hotel and unfortunately there was no parking space for us so we had to park around the corner in a side street. Not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My husband had booked this hotel after reading good reviews on Trip Advisor but we were very disappointed. We first of all had to negotiate a lot of steep stairs and fire doors to get to our room although the very kind lady on reception helped us up with our bags. The room was very small and the shower was... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Booked this with friends when visiting Tynemouth festival and we wasn't disappointed. Greeted by nice friendly receptionist and shown to our rooms which were pleasantly decorated and a decent size. Breakfast was very good with cereal, ham, cheese, muffins and a full English. Would definitely stay here again and would recommend it.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I spent a long time looking for a hotel in whitley bay area as we where looking to visit friends and where hoping for a reasonable hotel in walking distances. Having taking a look at the limited website the rooms and reviews looked reasonable enough, I then tried to book online and every time it said nothing available. I then... More 

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