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The Royal Britannia

Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
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Ranked #8 of 24 hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Lin E Warwick, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

the location of this hotel is excellent with great views overlooking Ilfracombe harbour. the hotel owners were always attentive always asking if we were okay or if we needed anything. The hotel was exceptionally clean and has obviously undergone refurbishment we ate at the hotel in the evenings ; the food was always good and reasonably priced aswell a must... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good location right on the Harbour and easy access to all of Ilfracombe. The public areas could do with a bit of sprucing up but the room we stayed in (34) was clean and tidy, with lovely white towels and a really comfy bed. A decent sized room and views across the Harbour. The only down side was the... More

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North Haven, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Historical pub in the old fashioned way but redone outside to look fairly new. Internally it was typical English pub with the best location in Ilfracombe overlooking the harbor. The rooms were small and hard to get up the stairs to and didnt have much of a view but they were clean and well kept and the royal room we... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel many times over the years with my children, usually on weekends, and we always called it "our happy place" it is ideally situated right by Ilfracombe harbour, so if you are very lucky you might get a room with a view. I have seen many changes over the years, it needed a lot of... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few bars where you can have a quiet conversation in Ilfracombe. Very welcome sometimes. Not having to shout at each other is welcoming at times. A nice evening drink is good. Always head for this bar on a Friday and Saturday early doors before the evening livens up.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at this hotel that was situated on the harbour side and looked over the water which was very pleasant. Our double room was so small that it did not have enough space for a chair, our complaint to the manager resulted in one night of the two being spent in a lovely room at the front of the... More

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Bude, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First impressions on arrival were of a pub with rooms with no proper reception and looking a bit tired, however, the lovely lady in the bar who also doubled as the receptionist welcomed us and showed my wife to the room while I parked the car in the long term car park about 1/4 of a mile away. On my... More

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wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at royal Britannia for two nights in June. paid extra for seaview room which overlooked the harbour. Room was ok nice and clean, towels changed.. cannot comment on the food as we ate out. There are a lot of drinking places in Ilfracombe, and a shortage of customers.it could be that they are busy at weekends. As for Ilfracombe... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights from 29th May,found the room lovely and warm and good value,beer,like everywhere was a bit pricey but the view from the beer garden is great,the owner seemed like a nice friendly chap as well,didnt eat there so cant comment on food

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Just what you need for a weekend break with friends. The room was small but comfortable (ours was the most basic room available due to our very limited budget but the manager showed me some of the others and they looked great...) with all the facilities you'd need, although the shower cubicle was a bit of a tight fit. The... 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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#2 Best Value Hotel in 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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