This 4-star hotel offers luxurious accommodations overlooking Ventnor Bay on the Isle of Wight. It serves award-winning food in its conservatory eating area, and an outdoor swimming pool. Each room at The Royal has a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. Guests can make use of free WiFi in all areas, and there is space for free private parking on site. The subtropical gardens are ideal for relaxing in, and there are picturesque cliff-top walks around the surrounding coastline. The sandy Heritage beaches are just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel, and guests can also explore the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty that surround the building.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

The Royal Hotel has been welcoming guests since Apr 14, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Ventnor, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 futon beds
2 twin beds
2 futon beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Katy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautifully English, a lovely gracious property, with wonderful views.
  • Evan
    Beautiful location, high up over the sea and close to the centre of Ventnor.
  • Phlaplips
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely Location with view of the sea. Outstanding dining, especially supper. Very comfortable bed. The staff were very professional, helpful and friendly. They accommodated my friend who has mobility issues by changing his room so he could use the...
  • Sarah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Having a dietary requirement being coeliac, i was very well looked after by the chefs with no side effects. It gave me confidence in eating at the restaurant. The room was comfortable and clean.
  • Peter
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great food in the restaurant and really helpful staff.
  • Sarah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent service all the staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Food was fabulous both breakfast and dinner.
  • Antony
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Ambience, staff, comfortable bed, excellent breakfast.
  • Francesca
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely comfortable bed. Elegant furnishings.Very good breakfast selection. Calm, comfortable breakfast room with lovely decor. Exceptionally friendly and attentive staff. Lovely outdoor swimming pool. Lovely grounds. Position in Ventnor. Speed of...
  • Mark
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Quintessential seaside hotel. Pretty garden, good food. Staff friendly and very accommodating for all our needs.
  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel and location was lovely. We enjoyed the beautiful grounds and seating areas outside, it was very relaxing. The dinner in the Geranium restaurant together with the service was excellent, breakfast was also very good with a wide choice....

Property questions and answers
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  • Good evening, It states that your pet friendly? May I bring my dog? Kind regards, jon

    We do accept dogs at the hotel in our classic rooms and classic rooms with garden views at a charge of £25.00 per dog per day.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • Is there a lift to the rooms?

    We have pleasure in confirming that we have a lift to 2 floors of the hotel and recommend contacting us directly to confirm availability of lift accessible rooms prior to booking.
    Answered on 22 January 2022
  • Do you have a double room on the groundfloor?

    I regret that we do not have any rooms on the groundfloor, however many of our rooms are lift accessible. Should you wish to make a reservation please inform us of your requirements at the time of booking.
    Answered on 12 November 2019

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience

Amenities of The Royal Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Pet bowls
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Seasonal
    • All ages welcome
    • Heated pool
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Polish
    • Romanian

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    The Royal Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM


    Until 10:30 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Diners Club American Express Cash The Royal Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Pets are allowed on request in some rooms.

    Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    Children can be accommodated in Family Rooms only.

    FAQs about The Royal Hotel

    • The Royal Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Swimming pool

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Check-in at The Royal Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • The Royal Hotel is 2,800 feet from the center of Ventnor. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at The Royal Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Twin/Double
      • Double
      • Family

    • The prices at The Royal Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The nearest beach is 650 feet from The Royal Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The Royal Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Guests staying at The Royal Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental