The Royal Esplanade is located in the heart of all necessary transport links throughout the Isle of Wight, as well as beautiful beach paths and walks, making it the perfect location for exploring one of the most ideal locations in the UK to take a break to.
The Royal Esplanade Hotel, 16 Esplanade, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2ED
Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head is a lovely route, crossing the waters between the Isle of Wight and landing on the cusp of a Victorian Pier in just 22 minutes. We are located at the end of this pier!
The high-speed 'FastCat' catamarans serving this route come with spacious passenger lounges, bicycle racks and a sun deck, perfect for taking in the views during the day.Catamaran Website
Hovertravel operates fastest ferry crossing between Southsea in Portsmouth and Ryde on the Isle Of Wight. A wonderfully speedy experience and a stones throw from the hotel!Hover Travel Website
The Island is served by Wightlink who offer a Car Ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Fishbourne (40 mins) and also from Lymington to Yarmouth (35 mins).
If travelling to Fishbourne it will take approximately 10-15 mins by car to get to The Royal Esplanade Hotel in Ryde. From Yarmouth it's approximately 35 mins.Wightlink Car Ferry Website
The hotel holds a car park for residents of the hotel to book in advance and make use of. There is a cost to park in the car park and this can be booked by calling us on 01983562549
To reach the multiple stunning locations and experiences across the island, we also have a doorstep bus station, a convenience we are super lucky to have!Bus Information Website