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Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth (Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom)

Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth (Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom)

About Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth

Located along Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile, the Hotel Royal Hotel offers family-friendly accommodations overlooking the beach. The historic hotel is a ten-minute walk from the Pleasure Beach amusement park. Each hotel guestroom features an en suite bathroom and includes TV, direct dial telephone and tea and coffee-making facilities. Larger family rooms and connecting rooms are available. A special room, once occupied by Charles Dickens, includes a four poster bed. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Evening entertainment is offered in the Grand Ballroom during the summer season. The hotel features an on-site restaurant, Oliver’s Restaurant, which serves English and Oriental cuisine. A hot breakfast buffet is served each morning, while guests can enjoy a drink in the bar/lounge. Hotel Royal Hotel is 100 metres from SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth and a ten-minute walk from Britannia Pier. Great Yarmouth town centre is less than 15 minutes away on foot, while Great Yarmouth railway station is 1.5 miles from the hotel.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • RoomsFair  (7.0 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • Value for moneyFair  (7.4 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Ideal seafront location.

The Royal Hotel is located on the Great Yarmouth seafront, just steps from the beach and within walking distance of the town's most popular attractions. Past guests are quick to praise this location, reporting that it is ideal when it comes to exploring what the seaside resort town has to offer.


Breakfast buffet proves popular.

Many guests praise the hot breakfast buffet served each morning. Reports suggest that the food is plentiful and tasty, making for a great start to the day.


Polite staff offers warm welcome.

Past guests describe the hotel staff as being polite and friendly. Many guests also appreciate the warm welcome offered to them upon arrival.

Negative Reviews


Once grand hotel not so grand anymore.

The Royal Hotel enjoys a rich history that dates back to 1840 and has welcomed noted guests such as King Edward VII and Charles Dickens. Unfortunately, guests report that this once grand hotel now requires a lot of renovations. Common criticisms and concerns raised include outdated décor, poor ventilation, dank smells and slow drainage.


Some cleaning improvements required.

While not openly dirty, guests report that the hotel could benefit from a thorough clean. Cobwebs, dust and dirty linens have all been reported, while some guests have found bathrooms to be less than satisfactory when it comes to cleanliness.


Wi-Fi is virtually unusable.

Many guests staying at the hotel find it difficult to access the internet, despite the hotel offering free Wi-Fi. Reports suggest that the Wi-Fi signal is weak at best, with many guests going on to describe the service as virtually unusable.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Porter service
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Non-smoking rooms
  5. Restaurant
  6. 24-hour reception
  7. Direct beach access
  8. Free WiFi (public areas)
  9. Free WiFi
  10. Breakfast
  11. Hand sanitizer provided
  12. Response protocol
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Electric kettle
  5. Free WiFi (rooms)
  6. Coffee machine
  7. Closet


4 Marine Parade,  NR30 3AE,  Great Yarmouth,  United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (1493) 844215 | Fax: +44 (1493) 331921 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth

  • Is there a pool area at Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth?

    No, Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth?

    Yes, Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth?

    No, Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth doesn’t provide parking.

  • Where is Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth located?

    Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth is located in 4 Marine Parade, NR30 3AE, Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom.

  • Which popular attractions are close to Royal Hotel Great Yarmouth?