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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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Petersfield, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 3 day stay at the Royal Hotel and on at least three levels would really recommend it. The size of the rooms and the view (for us), the breakfast menu which was extensive both hot and cold and the excellent friendly service at reception and at breakfast. The bed was a comfortable double but... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel in October two years ago, and it was the same pleasant experience as it was then. Many can reach a high standard, but few maintain it. The Royal manages this with aplomb. Is this the best hotel in Whitley Bay? Probably, as they continue to get everything right, from the friendliness of the staff, to... More 

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York, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for one night on 19th june as it was my birthday on 20th. A treat from my boyfreind. We arrived early and were able to park outside. We explored the lighthouse and had a few drinks in 42nd bar. Checked in at 3.....asked if we had a sea veiw and as we had booked a double it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my husband stayed here for four nights end of may 2015 in a single room which was very spacious and the bathroom had a shower there was free soaps etc, the room also had tea and coffee facillities, really good flat screen tv with free view, free wifi in the rooms and the bed was very comfy. the breakfast was... More 

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Yorkshire
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73 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was chosen based on generally good reviews - we were visiting Newcastle, and just about all the hotels were fully booked due to the Rugby Magic Weekend. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the staff very friendly. The breakfast was excellent, we both really enjoyed it and didn't really need anything else to eat for the rest of... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed for the one night, for a friends wedding. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home. The staff were brilliant and really helpful. The room was excellent, with a fantastic sea view. The room was clean and tidy. The breakfast the next morning was fantastic. There is only one slight criticism, and that is... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although my wife and I only stayed the one night The staff were very helpful the room was clean and tidy and the bed was comfortable The next morning the breakfast buffet had a great choice of the full English or fruit and cereal. I would recommend this hotel to other travellers

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this 5 day break as part of a Shearings coach break, so the choice of Hotel was not an option. General rule of thumb is with coach holidays, you pay cheap you get cheap. This combined with the recent, not very good, reviews on trip advisor we expected the worst. The comments about the tiny lift are true,... More 

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julie j, Hotel receptionist at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, however we are The Royal Hotel in Whitley Bay, and from your review it appears you stayed in Whitby. I am sure they will appreciate the great review you gave them. Many thanks. More 

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent hotel - booked a suite with bay window overlooking the sea and St Mary's island. Be aware that the hotel has no lift and no ground floor rooms. Excellent breakfast, nothing too much trouble to staff. Reception personnel excellent. Plenty of evening meal places close by - Crown Carvery at Seaton Sluice (4miles) Harvester just south of Whitley Bay... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We visited this hotel after booking it on booking .com and whilst the room was nice and spacious there was no sea view. Apparently you need to pay extra for this style of room and probably because the room we booked was the last one available on booking.com we didn't have the option. Having said that the staff were very... More 

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