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Escape the everyday

Regally positioned on the seafront in Deal, The Royal Hotel combines charming period features with stunning contemporary comfort, making it the perfect destination for a seaside escape. 

Whether it’s a romantic break, a family holiday or a business trip that brings you to the Kent coast, The Royal promises a stay you won’t forget - with spectacular views, luxurious accommodation and exceptional food and drink.

Indeed, this picturesque, early 18th century Georgian hotel is a special place not only to stay, but also to dine. 

Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame, family dining outside
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame

Seafront location

When it comes to places to stay in Deal, The Royal Hotel is just about as close to the sea as you can get! Our hotel and pub is an integral part of the seafront area, to be enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. 

Our Boathouse bar and terrace invites you to take in glorious sea views and enjoy a range of tempting dishes crafted from the finest locally sourced ingredients – while The Quarterdeck restaurant specialises in fresh seafood from the surrounding shores. 

Menus are complemented by an extensive range of local and international wines, and beers brewed just a few miles away by Shepherd Neame.

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Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame
Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame

Rich naval history

History and heritage isn’t just confined to our ales though. From the moment you set foot in The Royal Hotel, Deal’s rich naval history echoes throughout, reflected in the traditional style of the bar and the attractive themed décor of the bedrooms.

Frequently visited by Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton in years gone by, the hotel has long lived up to the town’s ‘Befriend a stranger’ motto - and we look forward to extending a warm welcome your way soon.

Royal Hotel, Deal, Shepherd Neame, bedroom accommodation

Luxury stays in Deal, Kent

Looking for a comfortable, sophisticated base from which to explore the charming seaside town of Deal? Book in for a few nights at The Royal Hotel! 

With stunning bedrooms that mesh together historical charm with seaside freshness, all of our rooms are specially designed with the comfort of our guests in mind. Incorporating the simple seaside pleasures with life’s luxuries, our accommodation comes with all the modern conveniences needed to make your stay in Deal extra special.