The Royal Hotel

The Royal HotelAmid its own spacious grounds, an easy walk from the seafront, this renovated Victorian hotel boasts an array of leisure amenities. Comfortable, en suite accommodation is complemented by 2 popular restaurants. When not treating yourself to the English and European bistro restaurant (Viceroys), you could also try the Indian Bollywood restaurant, with food cooked by North and Eastern Indian chefs. Alternatively, you could simply choose to relax in the comfortable lounge-bar area. During the day, stroll across to the seafront, promenade, clock tower or town centre and take advantage of this traditional seaside resort.


The hotel offers a combination of single, double, twin and family rooms. Some rooms have balconies and/or views of the sea. There is one lift in the hotel serving 50 of the 70 bedrooms within the hotel. 10 bedrooms are on the ground floor, with 2 steps to negotiate on the ground floor corridor, and 10 lower ground floor bedrooms with a downward flight of stairs consisting of 14 steps. Please note: the ground floor rooms are unsuitable for wheelchair users. If you wish to have a sea view room or room with a balcony, please reserve this through reception and they will be happy to oblige, subject to availability (a small charge will apply).

Hotel details

The Colonial bar and lounge is a spacious, open-plan area serving a variety of alcoholic drinks, speciality teas and coffees, light snacks and lounge food. Adjacent the more secluded club bar area and a separate traditional games room offering full sized pool table, darts, cards and wide-screen television. The hotel has two restaurants, one being the Bollywood bar and grill serving genuine Indian cuisine in a relaxed brasserie style atmosphere with its own bar area. The second restaurant is Viceroys bistro restaurant offering English bistro style food, grill menu and steak selection. Conferences, weddings, birthday parties, christenings and private parties and dinners can all be accommodated in the private ballroom, the Royal Garden Suite.

General information

Size : 72 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Games Room
  • Billiards
  • Darts


  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

The hotel offers 2 restaurants: The Bollywood Bar and Grill serves Indian food from 17:00-23:30, Tuesday-Sunday. Viceroys Grill and Bistro is open lunch and dinner 7 days a week, from 12:00-14:00 lunchtime and 19:00-21:30 each evening. Each Sunday a traditional Sunday lunch is served from 12:15-14:30. Steak Night specials are available on Sunday and Thursday evenings in Viceroys. Light bites and sandwiches are available in the Colonial lounge and bar area. Please be aware that the hotel does not offer room service as standard but will try to accommodate where possible.


Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable. 

Location & area


South Parade
PE25 3EH Skegness

Travel information

By car: - Travel into Skegness via the A158 or A52. - Drive down Lumley Road towards the seafront. - Turn right just before the clock tower roundabout into Drummond Road. - The hotel is 500 yards (450 metres) on the left-hand side of the road. - Alternatively, travel to the very end of South Parade on the sea front. The hotel is located at the end of the road. Parking: The hotel has a car park at both of its entrances. Each is free to use for guests of the hotel.

Area information

Skegness Pleasure Beach (800 m) - the pleasure beach offers all the tourist attractions of a theme park; with an amusement arcade, exciting fairgrounds and much more. Church Farm Museum (1.3 miles / 2 km) - Lincolnshire's only open air museum, this small village style attraction features several working exhibits, including a blacksmith, traction engine, cowshed, stable, wash-house, cottage, barn and orchard. National Parrot Sanctuary (12 miles / 19 km) - Set 5 acres of landscaped gardens, the sanctuary is home to over 1000 resident birds.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 3 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  One child under 1 year is charged GBP 7 per night in a baby cot.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy