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Royal and Fortescue Hotel

3.0 of 5 Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed a night in the R & F while on a night out. Booked a classic basic twin room so a friend did not have to travel back to Ilfracombe. Room and beds were comfortable and night porter was accommodating when we got back at 4am! Well stocked tea and coffee box. Only concern was tv was a bit naff... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel for a 4 night break. The first night was a Saturday, and as a previous reviewer mentioned, there is noise outside until the early hours, but no worse than any other town centre. The other 4 nights were lovely and quiet. It was so nice to have the shopping streets right outside the hotel, which meant... More 

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STAFFORD
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in the middle of town which did make it a little diffucult to find ,but well worth the effort.Clean comfortable room with modern bathroom.The room was well equipped with all the usual requirements.As it is in the town you may experience some late night noise as we did but not so much to spoil your stay.The food in... More 

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Derby, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were very surprised by the quality and location of this hotel given the price we paid, but we weren't disappointed. The room was nicely decorated and for us a perfect location as it was the first room we came to (which is great as were normally at the end of a corridor!) There were a couple of niggles, one... More 

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Dorchester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend for the weekend as we wanted to go Christmas shopping in Barnstaple. The location of the hotel was perfect for this as you step out of the hotel and you're pretty much amongst the shops. However, this location also has its downfalls. On both nights of our stay we could hear people screaming and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
34 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went here for a drink and carvery with friends as we were in the area and had been to the hotel several times before. Carvery was very good as usual in very comfortable, traditional surroundings, staff professional and friendly as usual and one friend who had not been before was very impressed.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I stayed at the R and F for a couple of nights due to attending a conference. The Hotel hosted the conference dinner and provided drinks receptions etc. Upon entering the building I was struck by its old fashioned ambience and cheerful yet sophisticated atmosphere. Our room was large and comfortable with an efficient shower. The breakfast was fine, though... 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 very happy to read your positive comments regarding your room and the conference dinner, but I am particularly gratified to read your comments regarding our staff and will gladly pass them on. Thank you again for posting a review and I hope to be able... More 

UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

To the left as you walk in is a lounge area with really comfortable armchairs, to the right is a light modern café style restaurant. Being in our 70s we opt for the left. Pot of coffee, pot of tea, beautiful turkey or beef baguettes, nice fries, pleasant waitresses heaven. You can also go to the dining room. The carvery... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

this place is situated right in Barnstable , looks grand from the outside and is on the inside. Just what I needed , lovely large bar , smart looking restaurant and coffee area. We popped in with some shopping bags for a quick coffee and cake at 4pm on a weekday afternoon , as it was kind of unplanned we... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Coffee House. I hope that you will visit again next time you are in town and perhaps stay in the hotel as well! More 

Lostwithiel, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed at this hotel on business and drove three times round the one way system in barnstaple until I gave up and rang the hotel as my Sat Nav was not finding it, had to wait for someone to come out and unlock a garage (crumbling pigeon hotel!) which I could park in and then walk to the hotel -... More 

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Additional Information about Royal and Fortescue Hotel

Address: Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal and Fortescue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
Royal And Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon

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