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Royal Albion Hotel

6-12 Albion Street, Broadstairs CT10 1AN England
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#2 of 3 hotels in Broadstairs
Escape from the everyday and step into a beautiful Kentish seaside retreat. Standing proudly on the Broadstairs seafront since 1776 and a former residence of Charles Dickens, The Royal Albion offers much more than your average seaside experience. Steeped in history but featuring a 21st century approach to comfort, enjoyment and relaxation. With its elegant literary heritage, fresh sea air and awe-inspiring views, The Royal Albion creates an atmosphere that makes it the ideal place to unwind, rejuvenate and take time out. The Royal Albion has 21 elegant and spacious bedrooms to choose from. Whether you are looking out over the stunning Kentish coastline or the historic town of Broadstairs, the views are stunning. All the rooms are designed to ensure your break in this seaside destination is one to remember. When it comes to dining, you'll be spoilt for choice too. Enjoy freshly ground coffee and home-baked pastries throughout the day in Ballard's coffee lounge, and delicious dishes made using only the best locally sourced ingredients in the main bar featuring a large terrace and landscaped garden whilst enjoying commanding views across Viking Bay. For a more intimate dining experience, the a la carte restaurant with beautiful sea views, is the perfect place. With a menu based on the finest seasonal ingredients and freshly caught seafood, you can be assured of a dining experience to remember. The Royal Albion is in the ideal location from which explore the very best that the Kentish coast has to offer. Wander the beaches and clear the cobwebs just as Dickens did over 170 years ago, or simply take time out to appreciate your well-earned break.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
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Room features
Private balcony
Room service
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan and 2 more
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DrLesPsychology wrote a review Nov 2021
Olney, United Kingdom42 contributions19 helpful votes
We went to the largely unspoilt Broadstairs for a long weekend and stayed in the Royal Albion Hotel and so glad we did! What a gem - the room was immaculate and so warm and the breakfast is just amazing - big portions of quality produce. The staff are so friendly and welcoming even when it is clear they are very busy. This place has a lovely vibe about it and we will definitely be booking again.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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funkykat8 wrote a review Nov 2021
Dorking, United Kingdom85 contributions62 helpful votes
Had a most wonderful stay at the Albion. The staff were brilliant! The sea view rooms are amazing. We shall be going back ! Lovely hotel. The only disappointment was I ordered pancakes and they were hard and not nice. I don’t think they were homemade but from a packet . But still a wonderful hotel !
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Catherine T wrote a review Oct 2021
Eastbourne, United Kingdom27 contributions16 helpful votes
We only stayed one night but the staff were amazing so kind. Rooms very clean superb view from room and outside terrace. Only downside being no lift if anyone suffers mobility issues. Other than that can highly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Tim M wrote a review Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom64 contributions36 helpful votes
We don’t imagine the Isle of Thanet appears on too many bucket lists and, for most of it, can understand why. Broadstairs is an exception – a delightful, unspoiled Victorian town which has not declined in the way of many of Britain’s seaside towns. On the contrary, it’s completely unspoiled, commercially and architecturally, and well worth a visit. The place to stay is the Royal Albion Hotel – an archetypal English seafront hotel in a superb location overlooking Viking Bay and out into the North Sea. Apart from the location and the views, the hotel is not particularly spectacular – it’s well-worn and a bit dated but spotlessly clean and well-run, with friendly and competent staff. Another plus point is the abundance of outside seating for eating, drinking and enjoying the astonishing views. By today’s standards, room rates are reasonable and if you set off along the promenade and further along the cliff walk to Dumpton Gap, you can descend to sea level to return. It’s a glorious walk – worth every minute, as is time well spent exploring Broadstairs – and now you know where to stay.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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maidenengland wrote a review Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom148 contributions41 helpful votes
Finally got here after 2 cancellations due to covid. We were in room 15 which is a sea view feature room. It was clean and had a coffee machine, kettle etc. Great views of the sea especially with the sunny weather. Check in was online and easy. Parked in Albion street car park, £12.50 for 24 hours. We drank in the terrace area and it was perfect. All staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was very good, well cooked and plenty of it. Wifi was non existent but not overly fussed about that. Will definitely return. We ate in Sardinia over the road which was excellent.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Room 15 very nice. Use RingGo parking app for car park payments.
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US$93 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Royal Albion Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Royal Albion Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Bank Job Broadstairs (0.2 km), Viking Bay (0.2 km), and Palace Cinema (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Royal Albion Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Royal Albion Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Royal Albion Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Please Sir !, Stark, and Jerk N Jam.
Is Royal Albion Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Broadstairs.
Are pets allowed at Royal Albion Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Royal Albion Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Greek, Arabic, Romanian, and Catalan.
Are there any historical sites close to Royal Albion Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ramsgate Tunnels (2.9 km), Margate Tudor House (5.3 km), and Draper's Windmill (4.1 km).
Does Royal Albion Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.