Careers at The Royal Hotel


At the Royal Hotel

4 Star Hotel


At the Royal Hotel

4 Star Hotel


Award Winning Training at The Royal

Built in 1832, The Royal is the Island’s premier four-star hotel and shares the rare privilege of being one of only 30 establishments to be listed in every Michelin Guide since it was first published in 1911. The Royal was also the first hotel on the Island to achieve Four Stars, AA rating and has held 2 AA Rosettes for excellent food for over 20 consecutive years.

"We are extremely proud of all our staff and apprentices" says William Bailey owner of The Royal. "The Royal has very high standards and has held two AA Rosettes for over 20 consecutive years- this is a very high pressured environment and our staff need to demonstrate talent and dedication to have a great career in the hotel industry."


Chef de Partie

The ideal candidate
• Excellent time keeping, positive attitude and enthusiastic
• Pastry knowledge will be advantageous
• A genuine passion for food and their profession
• Excellent knowledge of using seasonal and local produce
• A strong desire to succeed, improve and learn
• Excellent time keeping
• A positive attitude towards their work

The Role
• Provide solid support to the Sous and Head Chef wherever necessary
• Use excellent communication skills when working as a team
• Preparing & serving food to the highest standard
• The use of fresh and local produce
• Assisting with maintaining the excellent reputation
• Implement new ideas to minimalise food wastage

What’s in it for you?
• Excellent salary (depending on experience)
• 28 days holiday
• Annual share of staff gratuities
• Excellent platforms for training and development
• Live in accommodation or help with finding a local property

Please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Waiting Staff

We have full time and part time positions available in our award-winning restaurant.

Candidates must have prior experience of working in the hospitality sector. It is essential to be smart, well-groomed with a positive attitude. We take service very seriously - in fact we believe it is an art form.

If you have a passion for great service, good food and being part of an award-winning team in the restaurant then please email your CV to [email protected] or send to Iolandin Staicu, The Royal Hotel, Belgrave Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JJ


Full time Receptionist required

We are looking for an experienced Hotel Receptionist with a passion for delivering exceptional customer service. Providing a warm welcome to our guests, you must be able to anticipate their needs and exceed their expectations.

Working in a high pressured environment, you will be responsible for taking room, restaurant and event reservations and should be able to work in a calm, organised and professional manner. You must be a confident communicator and strong administration and computer skills are essential.

If you have a friendly and positive attitude, are able to work flexible hours and can demonstrate talent and dedication we would like to hear from you.

Please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Make an Enquiry

01983 852186