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The Royal Britannia

Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
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Ranked #12 of 22 hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small room, not overrlooking harbour as told, decor is very old fashioned, think the owner needs to spend a bit of tlc and money on the place. Never ate in the pub, nor did many of the guests! Staff helpful and friendly. Overall not impressed would not stay here again.

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Lichfield, UK
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit here and as before we took a room with a wonderful view over the harbour. We kept the window open at night and enjoyed the sounds of seagulls and water lapping around the boats at high tide. The room was clean and characterful. But we regretted taking breakfast. It's advertised from 08.30. At 08.30 the... More

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room and was clean. Room recently refurbed.Felt like a queen in the 4 poster bed. Lovely view out of the window too! You can see the harbour and you are right in the centre of everything. Would stay again

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Wimborne
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we weren't sure if we had found the correct place as the "reception" for the hotel was not signposted or easy to find. The room was pretty standard, but did look aging with a worn and smudged information card and very dusty overhead fan and the shower "soap" seemed watered down. The biggest disappointment of the room was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked last minute due to work commitments, got a OK, clean but very small room. Good value and dog friendly. Exterior could do with refurbishment and restaurant and bar looked a bit rough so we avoided.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop for a pint, benches overlook the harbour where you can sit and watch the world go by, naturally gets busy in the summer but don't let that put you off, the cheap ale will keep you coming back for more.............and more

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Kirkby Malzeard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standard pub hotel on walking in, seemed to be short staffed on my arrival, took 10mins for the owners wife to show me to my room, room was clean, and newly painted look, nice little shower room, shower door abit stiff but well powered shower, toilet flush was poor, toilet roll still in toilet after 1 flush, loved the sash... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here the other day for a quick bite to eat, I had an Elephant burger with chops and my daughter had a cheese burger. The food was nice and extremely well priced. We had turned up 5 minutes after kitchen closing in the afternoon and yet there was no qualms in cooking us a meal, which was done properly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've just returned home after two nights at the Royal Britannia Hotel, Ilfracombe, and had a great time. We'd spent two weeks in nearby Woolacombe, and didn't want to drive straight home on the Friday, so booked a family room for four at this hotel. First, the positives (and the reasons I've given it a 'Very Good'. It has an... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed overnight after fab week in Westward Ho! Looked good on booking.com with harbour view and spa bath ..... All ok room wasn't ready but staff obliging and offered complimentary drinks. Room looked ok and half view from window over harbour. Didn't stay for evening meal visited an alternative local eatery where food was fab. Arrived back at hotel for... More

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Address: Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
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The Hotel sits on the Harbourside and we have a waterside seating area two restaurants Carvery on Sundays and two bars open from 8.30am until late. ... more   less 
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