Bay Royal Weymouth Hotel
At a glance
The Bay Royal Weymouth hotel enjoys a magnificent seafront location, with superb views over the beach. The attractive Victorian building has majestic high ceilings, huge windows and many original features, offering its guests the perfect place to relax and unwind in stylish surroundings.
The hotel benefits from recently refurbished bar and reception areas, as well as updated bedrooms; providing a fresh and contemporary stay in Weymouth.
This idyllic location is close to all the best that Weymouth has to offer – with golden sandy beaches, a traditional promenade and all the ingredients of a quintessentially British seaside resort. Relax on the beach, stroll through the town or venture further afield and discover the natural beauty of Lodmoor Country Park with its 350 acres of rolling countryside and 9-hole pitch and putt. Enjoy an afternoon amongst the sparkling waters of Weymouth’s Sea Life Park with more than 1,000 marine creatures housed here or head for the skies in the Jurassic Skyline observation tower, which sits on the edge of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This phenomenal attraction’s floor to ceiling windows offer unrivalled jaw-dropping views of up to 26 kilometres away that can be enjoyed from the safety of the glass-walled gondola.
With its cosy lounges, friendly bar, chic restaurant and views across the promenade, the Royal Weymouth has a lot to offer throughout the year. During the high season, guests can enjoy a lively programme of entertainment with comedy, vocals and music to entertain the crowd as the sun goes down. Off season, there’s still plenty to see with a busy agenda of live bands, classical music concerts, star-studded shows and historical re-enactments that will assure you of the perfect evening out, come rain or shine.
The Royal has 71 tastefully designed bedrooms with the option of upgrading to a Superior or Premier room for added luxury. Whether you opt for simple, basic comfort or a little extra indulgence, you can be assured of a great night’s sleep at this welcoming location.
The hotel has 71 rooms split across three room types, offering different levels of facility. All rooms feature a comfy bed, television, en suite and tea and coffee making facilities as standard, with additional amenities in higher graded rooms, please click the individual room types below for more information.
Standard Plus Room
Bay Royal Weymouth Hotel
90 and 91 The Esplanade
Directions: From the A35 – Turn onto the A354, just south of Dorchester, towards Weymouth and after 3.5 miles turn right towards the town centre. Turn right at the Veasta Roundabout and then left at Manor roundabout, immediately after, follow the road and turn right at the fork on Westerhall Road, follow the Esplanade until you reach the hotel which will be on your right after half a mile.
Parking in Weymouth can be hard to find at busy times. When you arrive, please park in one of the designated bays in front of the hotel to unload. At the hotel reception you can then pick up a parking permit which covers street parking in Zone H. A £20 deposit is charged, that is refunded on return of your permit. Please note that permits are limited and therefore issued purely on a first-come-first-serve basis
Everything and anything can be found at the Sea Life Centre in Weymouth, from poison dart frogs and penguins to piranhas. The centre is simple to navigate with special zones making it much easier to see what you are exploring, from the turtle sanctuary to penguin beach and the much-loved famous ocean tunnel. Regular feeding times and hands-on exhibits make the adventure even more up close and personal with trained staff on hand to answer any questions.
The country park is very close to the centre of town, with only a 15-minute walk to reach its gates. The park covers approximately 350 acres and regularly hosts activities and events. There is a grass area specifically for outdoor events throughout the summer, which include car rallies, fairs and circus shows. Barbeque stands and picnic tables are available for the public to use throughout the year.
Formerly the Ritz, this complex contains 988 seats and a 600 capacity ballroom called the Ocean Room. There is also the Piano Bar restaurant, as well as the Ritz Café if you would like to wine and dine, or simply enjoy a drink and snack. The Pavilion hosts a huge array of talent and shows ranging from comedy to musicals and the very best tribute acts. There are also weekly regular events that include line dancing and ballroom dancing, together with a Sunday comedy night.
This fort holds major attractions throughout the year and a large range of public events. The fort once protected Portland harbour and its history can be seen through the various different displays and exhibits. There are lots to see at this fascinating attraction, including huge guns and cinema areas that explain the fort’s history. The Nothe Fort also has a newly refurbished café that serves a great selection of hot and cold food and beverages.
A stunning 15th-century manor house and gardens close to the Dorset town of Dorchester. One of the centrepieces of the house is the Great Hall, which showcases a great example of Tudor architecture. The gardens surrounding the house are all accessible, and the most famous part of the gardens has pyramid shaped yew trees. Another attraction to visit at the site is the Marevna Gallery, which showcases beautiful art created by Marie Vorobieff (also known as Marevna), who was a Russian-born painter.
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