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The Royal Hotel

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Overview of The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Whitley Bay

7.8/10 Good

37 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Laundry facilities
13/17 East Parade, Whitley Bay, England, NE26 1AP

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Quayside - 24 min drive
  • St. James' Park - 26 min drive
  • Stadium of Light - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 32 min drive
  • Manors Station - 15 min drive
  • Cramlington Station - 16 min drive
  • Heworth Station - 17 min drive


  • Noir Drinks Lounge - 2 min walk
  • Beefeater - 3 min walk
  • 1910 Steak & Seafood - 4 min walk
  • Spanish City - 4 min walk
  • Relish - 6 min walk

About this property

The Royal Hotel

Enjoy your visit to Whitley Bay with a stay at The Royal Hotel. Freebies such as breakfast and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails. Other features include a snack bar/deli and a terrace.



Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 38 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • Terrace


  • English

Room amenities


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

The property is professionally cleaned.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

The Royal Hotel Hotel
The Royal Hotel Whitley Bay
The Royal Hotel Hotel Whitley Bay

Frequently asked questions

Does The Royal Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Royal Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Royal Hotel?
As of 3 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Royal Hotel on 2 Jan 2023 start from AU$118, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Royal Hotel?
This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Royal Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Royal Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Royal Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
What is there to do at The Royal Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking.
Are there restaurants at or near The Royal Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include 1910 Steak & Seafood (4-min walk), Spanish City (4-min walk) and Relish (6-min walk).
What's the area around The Royal Hotel like?
The Royal Hotel is located a short 7-minute walk from PLAYHOUSE.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Robert, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Excellent value compared to national chains that charge rip off prices. Very good breakfast also included in the price !.
J, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Warm friendly staff but cold room
I had a last-minute one night stay here and booked a single room which was good value. On arrival there were no parking spaces but the manager who was very friendly directed me to free parking (until 10am Saturday) just down the road. He apologised for my room being on the third floor (no lift) but said they were fully booked. I had no issue with the stairs but the room temperature was REALLY cold. To be fair, I do like a cool room - but of my choosing. There a storage heater but no heat coming out of it. I turned it up but when I left on Saturday morning there was still no heat from it. I didn't complain as I wasn't there for very long, having arrived late and left early but if i'd been staying longer I would have had to ask for a heater.
Aileen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

D P, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good position in Whitley Bay
Very well situated for the beach and the town centre.The receptionist was very helpful. However, there is no lift and being a senior citizen it would have been useful for someone to take my case upstairs. There was a good selection of cereal, hot food and toast for breakfast.
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Shane, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Ian, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best location and value for money.
Excellent location, right on the seafront and great value for money. The cooked breakfast is a highlight. Friendly staff. My bathroom was a bit neglected and needs some attention although the shower worked well. If you leave towels on the rail they shouldn't be changed but mine were.
Janet, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

John, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

June, 2-night trip
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