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The Royal Hotel

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13-17 East Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP, England
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London
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent two nights in the hotel over the weekend. Room was decent, nicely decorated with a comfy bed but overlooked the kitchen so there was a pervading smell of bacon at 5.30am every morning. Bedroom had good heating but the bathroom was unheated so very chilly. Lovely fluffy towels, however. My room was on the way to most of the... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Royal Whitley Bay on 30th Jan 2016. This is our 4th time here as we love it. Julie the Manageress is always lovely and goes out of her way to make you feel welcome. We always go to Tynemouth for our night out and unfortunately we didn't enjoy it this time and probable won't be back, too... More 

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Thank Dawn M
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Royal on Friday and Saturday nights (22 and 23 Jan 16). Room 4 was a large bay windowed suite with plenty of room and a clear view across the bay. Furnishings were tired and the huge bathroom was disappointing in its lack of everything you might expect at £80 or £90 a night. There was plenty of... More 

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Thank Rob M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stay with my partner, excellent staff, breakfast was amazing went down to Noir for Tapas, food was excellent and reasonable prices, would definetly recomend it. Loved being in witley bay , hotel is on the front of Whitley bay. Amazing views from the room and awesome walks along the beach if you like that sort of thing. Plus if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had 10 days in this hotel for a business trip. It wasn't to bad on the whole. Some staff were OK and others were nice but not the most helpful, I could tell she wasn't that interested. Wifi was average and there's only parking for 4 cars so it's very rare to get a space with ohhh using a... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I had booked my stay for 3 nights and I was accompanied by my daughter for part of the stay.. My husband decided to join me for 1 night. The hotel suggested that they would convert our 2 single rooms into a double for myself and my husband. They did and with the minimum of fuss. The double room was... More 

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carlisle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We booked into the hotel for 2 nights as I was having surgery at a local hospital. Our room had been upgraded, so we had a wonderful sea view. I had a brilliant night's sleep in a very comfy bed. Yes, the decor is a little tired and dated, but it was spotlessly clean. The staff were attentive, and the... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Put it this way, if the cost of this hotel was coming out of my pocket, I wouldnt stay here again. The room was looking tired, cold (heater not working) and tv really small. The site offers free parking but has only 4 or 5 spaces.

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Thank Ben M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

the royal hotel is the worst place i've stayed so far. we stayed in a room on the first floor which is located directly over the bar. In our case there was a privat party going on till midnight. The bass was so loud, we got a free multiple-hour foot massage, because the floor was vibrating from beneath. we measured... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The staff were great, but that is the only positive comment - NOTHING else was good. Noisy, shabby, outdated, dirty... the list goes on and on! I really cannot say anything positive here except for the friendly staff!!

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