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Royal and Fortescue Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boutport St., Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Barnstaple
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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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Wellington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just arrived home from a two night stay at the Royal. Excellent hotel in the heart of Barnstaple. Lovely spacious room overlooking the town, very friendly and helpful staff, and benefits from free parking. We will certainly be returning later in the year.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my partner stayed here for a couple nights and everything was ok, the staff were very friendly and we had no complaints but just found our room to be very dated and old fashioned (which I guess is in keeping with the whole hotel). The bed was way too soft for me and the shower wasn't brilliant. But... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a right little gem. It is placed in the middle of Barnstaple town with access to all the good restaurants, shops and river. Firstly the service is impeccable, I really noticed that the staff appreciate their customers and nothing is too much hassle. I had an incident with a towel that wasn't fully clean, but they replaced... 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 was happy to hear your positive comments about the hotel, especially with regards to the service you received. As you found during your stay the location is both a plus, being so close to all the town has to offer, and a minus, the night time noise. I hope... More

Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel staff were friendly & attentive - the location was excellent and food was too. We are already planning our return! Car park a little tight & not easy to find - restaurants were clean, tidy and staffed to ensure you did not have to wait for food - breakfast service in particular was professional.

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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 glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much that you are already planning to return. I look forward to welcoming you back when you do so! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, very clean enjoyed our stay. But we had room 106, never again Saturday night very bad, Drunks in the lane until 4am. shouting and screaming. But you are not to blame, I wish you could have this Pub/Nightclub closed down.

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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 the hotel, but am sorry to hear your stay was marred by the noise outside. Although as you say we're not to blame, we have done all we can to minimise the noise, such as triple glazing windows, and installing air coolers,... More

West Midlands, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of friends have just stayed overnight at this hotel , we got there late and found all the restaurants closing, one of the male staff telephoned to find a take away open and we had one delivered to the hotel who let us eat in their restaurant .Excellent service and staff well done all !

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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 the staff on duty were able to sort out some food for you and your party. Customer service is one of the things we pride ourselves on, and so I was happy to read your comments. I hope that we are able to welcome you... More

Buckinghamshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checkin was efficient and so was checkout. We were booked into room 111 (DS) and room 105 (DM) as expected. It was a very hot day and night. We found room 105 though smaller was airconditioned while room 111 which was larger and had a fan was for us not the better option. Both rooms were well appointed. We required... 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 very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, I'm glad also that you found the level of service so good, for as you say, it is the staff that can make a hotel. I hope that we can welcome you back to the hotel in... More

Twyford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of our favourites and one of the excellent Brend hotel group. The staff have been there for a number of years which shows a good hotel, it has lots of atmosphere and a variety of in house places to eat, 1st class service ,excellent food and drink and rooms are very clean and comfortable .is... 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'm glad that you appreciate our attention to detail, and it's always a pleasure to welcome returning guests, which I hope we are able to do again soon! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed just the one night on a business trip. Excellent location in the town centre with secure parking at the rear of the hotel, although be careful you don't get blocked in. It was one of the hottest days of the year in Devon so I was glad that my room had air conditioning, made for a comfortable stay and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Royal And Fortescue on many occasion, Have many friends that live in the area and found the central location is just perfect. The staff is A-One, even getting flowers and candy that last time we were their, because my girlfriend missed Valentines day because we in the air coming over. Lots of shopping and places to... 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*
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