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Royal Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Beech Road, Woolacombe EX34 7AB, England
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Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Woolacombe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
nidan2413 Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived around 745pm, left 825pm. Room not tired, more comatosed. Rubbish shower and a bed that wouldn't be allowed in a prison. It's not even that cheap - but it is sadly neglected. Now they want to charge me for my reservation - a joke - should be shutdown immediately.

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Durham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a sad and sorry state this hotel has been allowed to go to. Let me say that everything worked but Just about everything needs to be updated.The only up to date thing In evidence is the Wifi. The old tired decor...carpets...the wobbly sink...the wonky toilet handle..the missing bathroom tiles..the grubby balcony...etc etc etc.. On a positive note.....it would be... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is simply the worst building I have ever walked in. It smells, the staff are awful, the rooms are not fit for purpose and looked like they were last cleaned when they were last decorated, the 1960s. Our group had such a poor night that one person chose to sleep in their vehicle rather than stay in the room.... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Contrary to some of the other reviews regarding poor fittings and decor we didn't find anything wrong. It was obvious, they have made some improvements. Our room had new carpet, and some new fittings in the bathrooms, so everything was fine. OK so the hotel was looking a bit tired, and could do with a coat of paint and a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great price for the location Friendly staff Entertainment in evenings Perfect for us for a night We were lucky enough to have a sea view Food is nice apparently but we didn't get chance to try it Would definitely stay here again:-)

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has great views, fields and the sea from the balcony. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was plentiful and on a par with similar hotels (which is not a general recommendation!!) - a buffet of hot food which was OK (the sausages, like most hotels, were lacking in meat content but the rest of if was... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.....before he sells up. This hotel is without a doubt THE worst I have visited (as many have, I've stayed in hundreds all over the world, and the same in the UK alone) and I'm merely going to repeat the reviews already left. I estimate that this place was completed in the early 70's and believe me when I say... More

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Torquay, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is budget but in today's society this is far below budget. Carpets falling apart, the TV from the dark ages, no remote control, furniture dated, wallpaper patched and the bathroom looked like it was out of the 1970's holiday camp. As for the balcony you would question is it safe, unmanaged, unmaintained.... Rotten wood around the balcony doors,... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a break just over a year ago at the Royal Hotel, we choose it as it was reasonably priced and we knew the area well, there is also an indoor pool which I fancied using. We choose to have our meal there on the night. The room was quite dull, very shabby carpets and a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked 3 nights and left after the first night due to the condition of the hotel. When I checked out, I told the man at the reception desk about the condition of the hotel, he got very defensive and aggressive. The pictures on the hotels website are very deceiving, do not be drawn in by them. I will be... More

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Address: Beech Road, Woolacombe EX34 7AB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Woolacombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hotel 2.5*
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100 Bedroom budget hotel, overlooking the beautiful village of Woolacombe. Ideal base for exploring North Devon or just spend time relaxing on the award winning beach. ... more   less 
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