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BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Royal

4.0 of 5 Viale Giosue Carducci 44, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2007

Whilst we enjoyed our stay at the Royal in general, we were very disappointed with the food. In the main the food was bland, boring and badly cooked. The hotel seemed to try to cater for too many tastes and ended up pleasing none. It was a great pity that we were not given a real taste of Italy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2007

We have just returned from a weeks stay with our two small children and we were delighted with the whole set up! I cannot understand how anyone could slate this hotel. It is in a great location, opposite a lovely white sandy beach with a smooth, clean, warm sea. We booked the holiday through Thomson and our package included free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2007

Had a great time when we stayed there for 8 nights on our honeymoon. Hotel location was excellent, and our room balcony fronted out onto the main promenade. Meals were excellent - good self sevice breakfast and at breakfast you picked your evening meal choices, Evening meal was served in the grand hall and was excellent - salad to start... More 

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lytham st annes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2007

july 2007 we love viaraggio our usual hotel was closed for refurb so we picked the royal. having read some of the reviews after we booked i was a little unsure hoping we hadn't made a big mistake. we arrived at the hotel early to be greeted by friendly reception staff and big bonus for us the room was ready.... More 

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North West England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2007

It's a beautiful building in a prime location. We had a forth floor room on the front of the hotel, balcony perfect for enjoying the afternoon sun and later watching the sun go down andwith a stunning waterfront view. Room was very big, plenty of storage and large well euipped bathroom. Housekeeping was good so everything kept clean & tidy.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2007

This hotel is rated 4 star and it may well have been in the distant past, but definatley not now! We found it very odd being forced to order your evening meal at breakfast, and the quality of the food was awful. We looked forward to good Itailian food, well we didn't get it here. The buffet first course consisted... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2007

We stayed at the GHR for a week at the tail end of May/early June after reading decent reviews. To start with the hotel looks great from the promenade - it certainly creates the right impression, which is continued inside for the most part though, as others have said, the grand dame of Viareggio does look a bit tired round... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2007

This hotel is a splendid example of Edwardian style and furnishings, with super views from our bedroom. The staff were rather aloof and curt, especially at the desk. The food was not very good although the menus seemed excellent. We did not feel valued customers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2007

We stayed at this hotel for 6 nights on a Bed and Breakfast basis,the breakfast had a good selection and the staff were very efficient and friendly. Our room overlooked the garden, it was large and airy, with a large spotlessly clean bathroom, if I have a complaint it would only be that the hot water ran so slow. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2006

We booked for 10 days 24/9/06 to 4/10/06 on B&B basis, through Venere. (Great you didnt have to pay till check out). On first inspection we thought "Oh what have we done, 10 days here!!". But I have to say the place really grew on us. We were on the 3rd floor facing the sea and main road but were... More 

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Address: Viale Giosue Carducci 44, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Viareggio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Royal 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Best Western Viareggio
Viareggio Best Western
Grand Hotel Royal Viareggio
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Viareggio
#1 Romantic Hotel in Viareggio
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Viareggio
#1 Luxury Hotel in Viareggio

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