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St. Helen's Parade
Portsmouth, England PO4 0RN
Great Britain


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Hotel Overview

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Located on the seaside promenade at Southsea, the Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a fantastic place to stay in Portsmouth. Guests can enjoy magnificent views over the Solent, with many of our beautifully furnished bedrooms overlooking the sea and the Isle of Wight beyond.

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Quintessentially Victorian, this fabulous pet-friendly hotel in Portsmouth is draped in history and splendor. A grand staircase, a chandelier-filled restaurant and sumptuous lounge await our guests. It’s a place where you can relax and experience traditional hospitality. The perfect seaside venue for both business and pleasure, it’s an ideal hotel in Hampshire to hold anything from a conference to a wedding.

There is complimentary on-site limited car parking. Ample free parking is also available in adjacent streets. Dogs with well-behaved owners are welcome by appointment!

Maintaining high brand standards and excellence in quality is second nature to Best Western Royal Beach Hotel in Portsmouth.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed with Restrictions in bedrooms only by prior arrangement


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Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Breakfast available, charges may apply
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Restaurant on premises
  • Coffee shop
  • Giftshop or newsstand
  • Elevator
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Shoe shine
  • Safe deposit box
  • Babysitting by request
  • Car rental desk
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Free parking outdoor
  • Parking for the physically challenged 1 space available
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking in All Public areas
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Outdoor parking
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  • Cable or satellite television
  • In-room movies
  • AM/FM radio
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Dataports
  • Room service, 24 hours
  • Wake-up call
  • Trouser press
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Private bath or shower
  • Rollaway bed, available
  • Room movies
  • DVD player, available in some rooms
  • Fans, available in some rooms

Non-smoking Rooms: 82

  • Bathtub seat, available
  • Rails in bathroom , available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars, available
  • Safety bar in shower, available
  • Walk-in shower, available
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 3 mile(s) from Pall Europe
  • 5 mile(s) from IBM
  • 5 mile(s) from De La Rue


  • 2 mile(s) from Portsmouth Dockyard, discover historic ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and The Mary Rose. A great family day out, including Action Stations, Royal Navy Museum, Harbour Tours and HMS Alliance Submarine and Explosion Museums in Gosport.
  • 2 mile(s) from Spinnaker Tower, soaring 170 meters high and standing proudly is the tallest viewing tower in Britain! Experience a real wow factor from the three viewing decks as the floor-to-ceiling glass windows provide breathtaking views stretching up to 23 miles.
  • 1 mile(s) from Royal Marines Museum, from their origins in 1664 as Sea Soldiers through to their roles in Trafalgar, China, the Falklands to current day deployment in Afghanistan. Featured is a collection of over 8000 medals inc. 10 Victoria Crosses awarded to Royal Marines.
  • 1 mile(s) from D-Day Museum & Overlord Embroidery, UKs only museum dedicated solely to covering all aspects of the D-Day landings in Normandy, on 6th June 1944. The Overlord Embroidery traces the progress of Overlord, from the dark days of 1940 to victory in 1944.
  • 1 mile(s) from Blue Reef Aquarium, offering visitors a dazzling undersea safari through the oceans of the world. Explore the drama of the British coast, the underwater gardens of the Mediterranean and the dazzling beauty of a spectacular coral reef.
  • 3 mile(s) from Charles Dickens Museum, a fully-furnished parlour, dining room and bedroom feature genuine Regency furniture and household items, allowing you to step into the world of the 19th century Dickens family. See exhibits belonging to the man himself.
  • 2 mile(s) from Portsmouth City Museum, explores different facets of Portsmouths rich and varied history from the everyday to when the city played its role in national and international events. Includes a Study in Sherlock: Uncovering the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection
  • 1 mile(s) from Southsea Castle, built in great haste in 1544, by Henry VIII's fears of a French attack on Portsmouth. It was said to have been designed by the King himself, incorporating the latest continental ideas on the lay-out of artillery forts.
  • 1 mile(s) from Canoe Lake, a boating lake with pedal boats for hire, children's play area with zip wire, sand pit and water area. Adjacent are the remaining walls of Lumps Fort, now a setting for Southsea Rose Gardens & Model Village, and Portsmouth's Natural History Museum.
  • 16 mile(s) from Isle of Wight, from theme parks to animal parks, historic sites to natural delights, the Isle of Wight has loads of great places to visit. Local ferry companies have special inclusive Day Return tickets which include entry to some of the Island's top attractions.


  • Ark Royal Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, French, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Breakfast Mon thru Fri 7:00 a.m to 9:30 p.m Sat and Sun 7:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.
  • Illustrious Lounge Bar, on premises, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m to 11:30 p.m. Non residents 24 hr for residents.
  • Victory Suite, on premises, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, Only if restaurant is not available and is same time as Ark Royal when open.


  • 2 mile(s) from University of Portsmouth, Regularly ranked in the top 400 universities in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees and 150 postgraduate degrees, as well as 65 research degree programs.
  • 3 mile(s) from Portsmouth College
  • 7 mile(s) from Highbury College
  • 10 mile(s) from South Downs College
  • 11 mile(s) from Fareham College

Nearby Cities

  • 1 mile(s) from Portsmouth
  • 17 mile(s) from Eastleigh
  • 22 mile(s) from Southampton
  • 28 mile(s) from Chichester
  • 42 mile(s) from Farnham
  • 46 mile(s) from Salisbury


  • .02 mile(s) from beach


  • 2 mile(s) from Gunwharf Quays, home to over 95 premium retail outlet stores offering famous brand names at discount prices. And when it’s time to relax you'll find an array of bars, coffee shops and restaurants. It also has a 14-screen cinema, 26-lane bowling alley and a casino.
  • 2 mile(s) from Cascades Shopping Centre, this fully enclosed mall offers a weather protected shopping experience with high street retail names such as JJB, Marks & Spencer, H&M, BHS, T K Maxx, Next, The Fragrance Shop, and Primark.
  • 2 mile(s) from Commercial Road, home of Portsmouth's 'high street' shopping and a traditional street-market. Here you'll find stores such as Debenhams, Republic, Boots, Waterstones, New Look, River Island, HMV, Wilkinsons, Burton, TReds, WH Smith, Sony Centre, Wallis and many more.
  • 1 mile(s) from Palmerston Road, home to John Lewis & Debenhams and some high street favorites along with independent stores. In nearby Marmion Rd & Osborne Rd you'll find chocolatiers, award-winning jewelers, interior design & shoe boutiques, along with cafes, bars & restaurants.
  • 1 mile(s) from Albert Road, a bustling street of independent traders, quirky shops, fabulous restaurants, trendy bars and cafes, retro clothes, antiques and crafts. Renowned throughout the area for its cosmopolitan atmosphere and interesting outlets, it is buzzing day & night.


  • 69 mile(s) from Heathrow Airport
  • 58 mile(s) from Gatwick Airport
  • 29 mile(s) from Southampton Airport
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Portsmouth/Southsea Train Station
  • 3.3 mile(s) from Interchange Bus Terminal