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Royal and Fortescue Hotel

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Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting family and chose the royal. Great room. Spotless comfortable and prices to go back. Ate in the bank next door. Don't sit in the purple dining area, ask for a table in the front. Food atmosphere and Service all good. Will be back.

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Bristol
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I first walked into the Fortescue I thought I´d made a good choice - Wrong! I´m sure the food is quite good until it gets to the kitchen, even the toast could have been better. As my first experience was for breakfast I chose to fine elsewhere for dinner. My second night was a Sunday and it would appear... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here when on business in the area. Very pleasant, friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Well presented and equipped room with good powerful shower, tea and coffee making facilities and digital tv. Would definitely recommend

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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite having booked through Expedia the staff were able to move us to a pet friendly room. The room was very basic and a little dated but having been the first time we have taken buster away we have nothing to compare it to. He had a great time and was certainly better than kennels. Hotel is clean staff are... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family stayed over the weekend, great deal, lovely re-decorated room. The Sunday Evening carvery is the best in the area, all the food was excellent and very fresh, service.... as usual second to none. The bar area is a great place to catch up , either for coffees or drinks pre and post dinner

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Thank arlene c
BrendHotels, Manager at Royal and Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. I was happy to read that your family had a good catch up, and I hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future. More 

Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked into the Royal & Fortescue in mid January 2016 on an excellent value DBB two night winter offer. It is a hotel with a significant heritage, modern but retaining much of the feel of an old coaching inn (which it once was). It is centrally located and also has the advantage of being close to the bus station... More 

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal and Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our hotel. I was glad to read that you enjoyed your time here and that our sister hotel also looked after you well. I was especially pleased to read your comments regarding our staff, as you rightly say, staff are the greatest asset a hotel can have and I'm... More 

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We had a weekend break with the children and grandchildren to celebrate my wife's 65th birthday. We had a great time, particularly with the location of the hotel - at the end of the high street. We were able to use the health suite/swimming pool at their sister hotel within Barnstable which entertained the grandchildren. We were able to take... More 

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BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal and Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review The Royal and Fortescue Hotel. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and found the hotel to be convenient for all the family. I am pleased to read that you found the food excellent and the staff very helpful, this feedback will of course be passed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

great hotel beautiful rooms bathrooms would be better with walk in showers rather shower over the bath staff so friendly and helpful wonderfully clean restaurant food top quality well done Royal and Fortescue

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BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal and Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review The Royal and Fortescue Hotel. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff very friendly. I was also pleased to read that you were impressed with your room, the majority of our rooms have a shower over the bath so our guests have the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We recently stayed at the Royal & Fortescue hotel. On arrival, the staff were very welcoming and helpful. However, when we reached our room, we noticed that it was very warm and inside the room there was a big air conditioning unit the size of a washing machine. We left the hotel to have dinner and when we arrived back... More 

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BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal and Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review The Royal and Fortescue Hotel, I am sorry to read that you were dissatisfied with the room you were allocated. We have fitted air conditioning units into the majority of our rooms for our guests comfort. With regards to the air conditioning unit being noisy, i will get this matter looked into. I... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Without doubt on of the best customer experiences in a long time. Even though always busy / full hotel they always made you feel that they had time for you. Service was very good and would recommend this hotel without hesitation. Rooms were comfortable. Food was very good - breakfast was fantastic - good local produce well cooked with attentive... More 

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BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal and Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review The Royal and Fortescue Hotel. I am pleased to read that you found the hotel to be a great experience and the staff to give excellent customer service. We really appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back to The Royal and Fortescue Hotel again soon. More 

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