A relaxed ambience is the keynote here, with daily papers, open fires and board games for all…
Royal Victoria Hotel
“Imposing building right by the sea” - AA Inspector
ST LEONARDS, EAST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
This imposing 19th-century property is situated in a prominent position overlooking the sea in the heart of St Leonards. A superb Grade II listed marble staircase leads from the lobby to the main public areas, the Piano Lounge and Bar, on the first floor. The Sea Terrace Restaurant caters for all dining occasions, including the popular Sunday lunch carvery. The spacious bedrooms, many with stunning sea views, are pleasantly decorated and well equipped, and include duplex and family suites. The hotel also offers a range of meeting rooms plus a stunning ballroom.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 50
- Family rooms: 15
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 6
- Accessible bedrooms: 6
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
Discover East Sussex
East Sussex, along with its western counterpart, is packed with interest. This is a land of stately homes and castles, miles of breezy chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel, pretty rivers, picturesque villages and links to our glorious past. Mention Sussex to many people and images of the South Downs immediately spring to mind – ‘vast, smooth, shaven, serene,’ as the writer Virginia Woolf described them. She and her husband lived at Monk’s House in the village of Rodmell, near Lewes, and today, her modest home is managed by the National Trust and open to the public.
There are a great many historic landmarks within Sussex, but probably the most famous is the battlefield where William, Duke of Normandy defeated Harold and his Saxon army to become William the Conqueror of England. By visiting Battle, near Hastings, you can, with a little imagination, picture the bloody events that led to his defeat. East Sussex’s pretty towns such as Lewes, Rye and Uckfield have their charms, while the city of Brighton offers museums and fascinating landmarks, the best-known and grandest feature being the Royal Pavilion.
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