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The Imperial Hotel

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Taw Vale Parade, Barnstaple EX32 8NB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For some reason best known to themselves the people responsible for the flowers in this hotel are obsessed with white lilies. The whole of the lounge and reception areas smell like a funeral parlour. It is so depressing and we had to ask for some of them to be removed before we could eat. When you think of the hundreds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has a high michelin star rating, and is worth every one! The rooms are spacious and well furnished and the staff helpful. At the desk they will provide lots of extras like sewing kits and soaps and the staff are friendly and helpful. There is even a bellboy to carry your bags and he can get you almost... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Despite the average age of customers being about 70 (!!) this hotel is very well run and staff are very professional and attentive. Rooms were nice without being amazing. Breakfasts were good and lunches outstanding. Did not have dinner here.

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Yeovil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yet another fabulous visit to the Imperial. As usual we had a lovely room and all the staff from the General Manager to the cleaning staff are polite, helpful and friendly. The General Manager, Martin is a marvellous gentleman and his style of management is obviously most successful as all his staff follow his lead and are fantastic as stated... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Without doubt the staff are very friendly and in tune with this lovely area of the WestCountry. Would recommend anyone looking for a top grade hotel in North Devon to stay at The Imperial Hotel. And the breakfast is excellent too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything is of high standard and all the staff were excellent. It is a very well run hotel and nothing is too much trouble. Just what one is looking for! The food is also very good indeed. There is plenty of parking and the location is ideal to enable one to walk into Barnstable centre. We shall definitely return.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A well appointed (with rather classic somewhat dated decor) hotel with good facilities; clean, orderd, and efficiently run with friendly willing staff. We are both 70+, but were (probably) the youngest there ! So the classic feel of the place more than pleased the other guests. We amused to see several clones from Fawlty Towers amongst the other guests -... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this hotel several times, and the food, service and special attention was excellent - all staff in Arlington Restaurant were wonderful, especially Elliot and Steve who are both good fun and make us laugh, as well as being very professional. There was one female waitress that that needed help, we thought, in making the guests feel... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous hotel, very comfortable and the staff made you feel extremely relaxed. We will certainly be back. A very good friend recommended us to this hotel which is situated close to the town and walks along the river Taw.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great welcome, comfortable room. Amazing staff and central location. We are already planning our return trip. You can use the facilities- pool, gym and sauna and the sister hotel- Barnstaple hotel and also the gorgeous Staunton Sands. Both worth visiting

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