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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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Gloucester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Just stayed for three days & had a very good time. The hotel is central with easy access to shops & the Pannier Market. The room was beautifully decorated, spacious & clean. The food was very good & the carvery was excellent. All staff were friendly & efficient & nothing was too much trouble. We will certainly be staying here... More 

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Abergavenny
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked a four night stay in this hotel.It was our first visit.We were given a room on the first floor;we were early,but the room was ready for us.During our stay,the service everywhere was very good.Our first evening meal -a Sunday -we sat in the restaurant.The food and service were both good,but there were very few people there,so little... More 

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Neath, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my wife and i visited for 2 nights early january and enjoyed our stay once more ,good room good food and great staff ,lovely hotel,is a bit loud outside after pubs/ clubs throw out in the early morning on weekends but as long as you are aware of this no problem

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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. It is always a pleasure to welcome regular guests back to the hotel, and I'm glad to read your positive comments regarding your room, food and staff. I hope to be able to welcome you back again in the near future. More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

After a long drive we arrived at the hotel. Easy to find and the car park was not too far away. The hotel was comfortable. Bedroom very good. Bathroom lovely and clean, lovely fluffy towels. I rate a hotel on their towels. They were first class. Did not use any of the catering facilities, but the cakes in the coffee... 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 hear your positive comments regarding the hotel, I hope you are able to visit again in the near future so that you can sample the Coffee House cakes!! Happy New Year! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Visited the coffeeshop with my parents, although the coffeelounge itself is beautifully decorated and the food of a very high standard as usual, the staff need to be a bit more discreet. I don't wish to hear how much money the hotel is loosing or how much money the heaf chef is going to win and how much weddings cost... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Coffee House. I was glad to read your positive comments regarding the food and décor of the hotel. I have passed your comments regarding the staff talking on to the manager of the Coffee House. I would like to say though, that the Coffee House is well known for the friendliness... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I have just returned from another wonderful time at the Fortescue , We stayed over the new year but had such a great time we stayed longer .The food and entertainment and staff were all excellent Looking forward to going there again

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. It was a pleasure to look after you, as always, and we look forward to seeing again in the near future. Happy New Year. More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have stayed before and had an enjoyable stay but not this time. The top floor room had takeaway food debris and a noisy humidifier so not much sleep, a free cup of tea didnt make up for the poor start ,we shall not book again which is a shame.

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

I was very sorry to read your review of your recent stay at our hotel. Housekeeping is something we pride ourselves on and so when we fall short, it is a great disappointment to us. Your comments have been passed on to our housekeeper. I hope that you are able to visit again, and that you enjoy it as you... More 

bristol
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Cant get enough of the royal and fortescue myself and my hubby and of course my woofies have been coming to this hotel for many years now so we have seen it go through lots of improvements over the years . I cannot fault anything in the hotel staff are brilliant always been very helpful and i am one of... 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. It was a pleasure to have you staying here as always! We're all looking forward to welcoming you and your pack back to the hotel again in February. Happy New Year! More 

Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Having this day returned from a New Years Holiday, booked through Edwards Coaches. I would like to express my thanks to the staff of this very well run, pleasant hotel. We were placed in a mews room, which although it didn't supply us with a view, was clean, well heated, and very homely. We were met by General Manager, David,... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. It was a pleasure to look after you and I wish you all the best for 2015. More 

Fort William, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Hotel has a very good location. It has undergone a lot of refurbishment and our room on the third floor was very well appointed and comfortable. The breakfast selection was very varied, well cooked and very tasty. The tale of two halves comes in the form of the staff who I think need a good deal more training. Our reception... 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 the hotel room, and your breakfast. I'm sorry however to read your comments regarding the service. We see our staff as a major asset to the hotel and as you will see from other reviews we usually... More 

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Address: Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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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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Also Known As:
Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
Royal And Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon

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