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Royal and Fortescue Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Barnstaple
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Rating summary
  • 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay. But it was a nightmare to find. Sat nav didn't take us to the right place and I had to ask three different locals. Once we found it it was excellent. They had forgotten to put a cot bed out but this was not a problem and they very quickly solved this. Would defiantly go again.

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

Thank you very much for taking the time review our hotel. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your, stay and am also glad that we managed to get a cot sorted for you! I quite understand that the car park isn't always the easiest place to find-a product of Barnstaple's development over the years! Should you stay again... More

Fareham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice hotel, comfy and well equiped rooms, good breakfast, great location with an easy walk into the centre of Barnstaple. The only limitation is that parking is a challenge, the car park is usually full so you have to use the parking garage that someone has to open for you (but they will park your car for you... 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. Its great to hear that you found the hotel comfortable and well equipped as we have been refurbishing the hotel over the last few years, and its nice to get positive feedback on this. Unfortunately one of the drawbacks of our great location is that it does make car parking... More

Fleet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good hotel central to the town with some parking available. The staff are friendly, efficient and eager to help and our room was clean and comfortable. Unfortunately the shower could only be used as a hand held device as it was low down the wall, so had a bath. We had a cooked breakfast which was good. Overall I... 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 that you found our staff friendly and efficient, as customer service is one of the things we pride ourselves upon, as is cleanliness so again I'm gratified that you found your rooms clean and comfortable. I'm sorry that the shower was so low, I will pass your... More

Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed at the hotel royal fortescue Barnstaple on January the 8th 2014 it was extremely good lovely accommodation extremely helpful ;staff lovely cooked breakfast which ih was served by a waitress. Everyone was so nice the hotel was so clean I could not fault the hotel in any way.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

lovely hotel professional and very friendly staff food good we will return was noisy Saturday night but given the location it was expected rooms very comfortable and clean décor reasonable very good value for money

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Welcomed by the very efficient staff on reception and directed to a spotlessly clean and comfortable room. We thought it could be noisy due to the number of people in the town on a Saturday night, but heard nothing once in our room. Thoroughly nice hotel and staff. Will stay again.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed only one night, a Saturday night. The hotel was full with 2 birthday parties, that made us think it was going to be noisy, quite the contrary. The room was well furnished, well maintained and very clean. The ensuite bathroom was spotless. We had lunch in the Bank Bistro, and the food was absolutely gorgeous!! We highly recommend... 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 that you enjoyed eating both in the bistro and your breakfast. I am also glad that you found your bedroom to be of a high standard, as housekeeping is something that we pride ourselves on, as is the maintenance and decor of our rooms. I understand that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

I found the royal and fortescue a very relaxing place to stay with a very good and professional team of staff, my only critism is that waiting staff should serve ladies first whilst dining. Rooms are very well equipped with modern decor and comfortable beds.

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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'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and I will pass your comments on to the staff as positive feedback is always appreciated. I hope to welcome you back to the Fortescue in the near future. More

s wales
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

been to this lovely hotel many times returned early January myself ,wife and daughter hotel was very quiet,but was its usual clean, warm and charming hotel on the Saturday night there was a party in the main restaurant so those staying at the hotel the evening meal was served in the Italian restaurant which was a bit disappointing,a few of... More

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

Firstly thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm glad that we could show you a warm welcome and that you found that the hotel was still its charming self. I'm sorry to hear that there was a problem with your bathroom, and regret that we could not have done anything about it during your stay. I... More

Priors Marston, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This hotel is exceptional beautiful room (116) fab staff so smartly dressed and helpful. I travel all over the world and a hotel like this is such a gem. Well done you lovely people Would and will come back again. Geoff and Carole

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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. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Room 116 has recently been refurbished, so I'm gratified to hear that you approve!! I will also pass on your comments on to our team, as positive feedback is always appreciated! I hope to welcome you... More

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Additional Information about Royal and Fortescue Hotel

Also Known As:
Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
Royal And Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon
Address: Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Barnstaple
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal and Fortescue Hotel 3*
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