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The Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE, England
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Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Bideford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
martinwatts7821 London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed four nights with a 'walking party' organised by a 'third party', B&B and evening meal easy parking, situated a short walk across the old bridge to the centre of town friendly staff with an old fashioned approach emphasising service good sized room with comfortable double bed [twin beds zipped together] food super, would recommend to you

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Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable experience from check-in to departure. very friendly,helpfull and efficient staff throughout. The Hotel has an old world charm that adds to the enjoyment of your stay. Looking forward to returning. A visit to the railway carrage on the Tarker Trail, at the rear of the Hotel, for tea and snack highly recommended.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night for a wedding function nearby. The booking by phone was easy and were made to feel really comfortable. We arrived at the Hotel and the receptionist was extremely polite and efficient. The room was lovely, the breakfast was very good and the service overall could not be faulted. Check out was easy and again the... More

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BrendHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal Hotel in the near future. Kind regards Ms Elizabeth Church Guest Relations Manager More

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd probably stay in the Royal again, but our room was right in the top of the building and was almost unbearably hot on the first night. We requested and received a fan on the second night which made things much better. Overall cleanliness was good, and the hotel is situated conveniently on the waterfront of Bideford. Other points that... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal Hotel in the near future. Kind regards Ms Elizabeth Church Guest Relations Manager More

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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191 reviews 191 reviews
61 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this via Booking.com and were charged £70 B&B. We received a welcome email prior to check in, which was good. Having seen the pictures, this is obviously a traditional sea side hotel, and to be fair, we expected it to have seen better days. On arrival, we missed the car park, which is just off the roundabout. Check... More

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BrendHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade and your stay at the hotel with us and that we 'exceeded your expectations'. We hope you will make use of and enjoy the deal we emailed you. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal... More

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are charming and helpful, and the food is excellent. However the hotel is looking 'tired' and needs a face lift. Our room was OK - clean but smallish with noisy plumbing. The hotel also lacked ambience and was a bit staid for our tastes. Has a lot of potential, just needs a bit of TLC.

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BrendHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. I am pleased you found the food excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal Hotel in the near future. Kind regards Ms Elizabeth Church Guest Relations Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Royal the night before sailing to Lundy, and it was very friendly. the room was large and comfortable for myself (a double) and my 4 year old (a single) and we had use of a fan. The hotel is over the bridge and a short walk from Bideford quay which means it is in a quiet part... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. I am pleased to hear you found the hotel friendly and your room large and comfortable and of good value. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal Hotel in the near future. Kind regards Ms Elizabeth Church Guest Relations Manager More

Winchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely stay in Bideford. Staff couldn't have been more helpful.. The room was a bit dated and small but the comfortable bed more than made up for it. The breakfast was very good but the service was slow.

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BrendHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. I am glad to hear you had a lovely stay in Bideford with us and found our staff to be very helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal Hotel in the near future. Kind regards Ms Elizabeth Church Guest Relations Manager More

Slough, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at The Royal Hotel. Cannot fault it! Initially they could only book us in for one night but promised to try and sort out two more nights. They did this and a lot more. Excellent all round service; superb breakfast choice; great room and bed(s); friendly helpful staff; good value for money and a great base... More

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BrendHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your 3 night stay with us and would recommend us as a place to stay. It is wonderful to hear that you also found our breakfasts ‘superb’! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Royal... More

Essex UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to the Royal, and I have returned several times over the past few years. The rooms are comfortable and quiet; the food tasty, although I might have eaten too much, and the staff are helpful and friendly.

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BrendHotels, Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Is it wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay so much with us and ‘could not fault anything’ Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful positive review. We look forward to welcoming you to The Royal Hotel in the near future. Kind regards Lyndsey Sanders More

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Address: Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bideford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
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Royal Hotel Bideford
The Royal Hotel Bideford, Devon

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