Burnham‐on‐Sea Hotel

Voted No.1* for Rooms & Apartments

The Royal Clarence is the only Hotel located on the Seafront and facing the wide sandy beach in Burnham‐on‐Sea.

Come and enjoy the beautiful views toward the North Devon and South Wales coastlines. Watch from your sea view guest room or relax in our enclosed veranda as the stunning sun sets across Bridgwater Bay.

The adults‐only Royal Clarence Hotel offers you a choice of economy, standard or sea view rooms to suit any budget ‐ with our lowest price guarantee when you BOOK DIRECT on this website.

We offer 19 en‐suite guest rooms; single, double, twin and triple rooms are available ‐ and all are adult‐only.

We also have 3 modern Holiday Rental Apartments within our Hotel in Burnham‐on‐Sea. These ground floor holiday lets comprise of one studio apartment and two one‐bedroom apartments. Each has a comfy double bed, sofa, en‐suite and a handy kitchenette ‐ full details are available here

Burnham‐on‐Sea boasts a wide sandy beach, a level seafront esplanade, several great cafe’s and takeaways, some wonderful restaurants, a number of pubs, nearly 100 independent shops and several national retailers too.

Our 3‐screen cinema shows all the latest films, our theatre has regular performances and our local social club offers drink discounts when you BOOK DIRECT to stay with us at The Royal Clarence Hotel in Burnham‐on‐Sea.

* No.1 Best Value according to Tripadvisor™ (2017, 2018, 2019)

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Our Highlights and Features

100% Free WiFi

Unlimited Free WiFi in all guest rooms and public spaces.

Money Off At The Ritz

Enjoy member discounts on your drinks; show your room key at the bar

Great Food

Explore the Town’s many cafes and restaurants a few steps from the Hotel

Child-Free Environment

No Under 18s allowed, so enjoy the peace and quiet during your stay with us

On The Seafront

We are the only Hotel located on the seafront in Burnham‐on‐Sea

En‐Suite Rooms

Comfy single, double, twin and triple bedrooms with Great Value room rates

Q & A

Do you offer bed & breakfast

All of our rooms are sold on a value‐led Room Only basis. You are free to enjoy breakfast at one of the many cafes to be found within a 2‐minute walk of the Hotel. We have some great recommendations for food and drink. You may prefer to eat later in the day or not at all ‐ with us, you’re not paying for something you don’t want.

What time can we check‐in

Our staffed Check‐In Desk is open from 2:00pm each day. The Check‐In Desk may close as early as 6:00pm (depending on Guest arrivals). We offer a convenient, easy to follow Self Check‐In system after the Reception Desk has closed. You may collect your room keys at any time during the evening or night‐time.

Is it cheaper if I book direct

You will always save money when you BOOK DIRECT with the Hotel. You will also receive the following benefits ‐ Refundable Room Rates, Free Parking and Free Room Upgrades (see our Terms and Conditions). When we have Special Offers, we promote them on our website NOT on costly 3rd party websites like booking‐dot‐com.

How does Self Check‐In work

If you have supplied us with a UK mobile number we will call you 30 minutes before the Reception Desk closes. We will provide you with details for a Numbered Safe and the Combination. On arrival at the Hotel, simply enter the combination into your allocated safe and retrieve your room key card. See how Self Check‐In works HERE.

Are you located near the sea

The Royal Clarence is the only Hotel located on the seafront in Burnham‐on‐Sea. Enjoy fantastic sea views and amazing sunsets from your sea view room or our enclosed veranda.

What time is check‐out

To ensure our rooms are ready for incoming guests, check‐out is not later than 10:00am please. A Late Departure Fee may be charged after 10:30am.

Is there car parking

We have space for 6 cars on our forecourt. These are available on a first‐come basis. There are 200 spaces along the seafront which are free between October and March. They are also free from 6pm to 9am during the summer months. We have some residential streets or long‐stay car parks should you wish to park your car for a day or two.

Do you allow children

We are an Adult‐Only Hotel and accept guests over the age of 18 only. If you or any member of your party are lucky enough to look under 21, we will ask for suitable identification from you. Your booking will be cancelled and all monies lost should you not have the appropriate ID (Booking Terms and Conditions).

What happens if we need to cancel

If you have booked direct with the Hotel, simply give us 7 days notice and we will process a full refund of all monies paid. Bookings made via 3rd party websites like booking‐dot‐com are usually non‐refundable. Please refer to your Booking Confirmation for details.

Is the hotel suitable for disabled guests

Due to the age of the building and the various additions to it over the years, we cannot install a lift or to make the adaptations needed. To ensure you have an enjoyable stay, we ask that you contact us to discuss your requirements prior to booking.

Do your serve food and drink

Burnham‐on‐Sea offers a great choice of eateries and bars to suit all tastes and budgets ‐ so we encourage you to explore the Town instead of being restricted to eating in one place. And, because we don’t have a restaurant, we encourage you to enjoy a takeaway on our sunny veranda ‐ we’ll even supply the plates, cutlery and napkins too.

Do you accept pets

We do not accept pets (even the small well‐behaved ones).

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Contact Us

01278 783138


31 Esplanade


Important Times

Staffed Reception Desk: 
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Self Check‐In (details)
6:00pm to Midnight

Check Out Time: 
By 10:00am please

Telephone Enquiries: 
Friday: 10am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 8pm
Sunday: 2pm to 6pm
Monday: 10am to 6pm
Tuesday: 10am to 6pm
Wednesday: 10am to 6pm
Thursday: 10am to 6pm

24hr Hotel Access: 
Come and go as you please once you have checked‐in

Why stay with us?

We provide our guests with great value rooms in our premier seafront location.

Our Hotel is surrounded by several wonderful places to eat, drink and shop.

The 3‐screen Ritz Cinema and our local Princess Theatre are a few metres from our door and regular entertainment is provided by the many bars local to us.

Our guests get Member Discounts at a local Social Club too.

TEL: 01278 783138 
If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call during our Telephone Enquiry hours shown opposite.

Why book direct?

Lowest Rates Guaranteed
You won’t find lower rates anywhere else on the interwebby or by phone.

Complimentary Room Upgrades
When we have free room upgrades, we always offer them to guests who Book Direct with the Hotel.

Refundable Room Rates
Give us 7 days notice & we’ll provide a full refund to all Direct Bookings.

Free Parking
If you can't park on our forecourt, we will refund up to 4 hours Pay & Display Parking for each nights stay ‐ only to guests who have Booked Direct.