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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 3 days ago
Lisa M Gloucestershire, 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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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has to be the most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed in, a youth hostel would have been a better option! On arriving the sour faced receptionist didn't greet us with a good afternoon or how can I help you, she just glared at us! We were given the keys to room 205, OMG I have never seen such... More

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The owners of this hotel should be ashamed of themselves, they are taking people's hard earned money but in return are offering accommodation that is sub standard. Yes this is a budget hotel but budget doesn't have to mean filthy windows, chipped ceilings, fixtures & fittings in need of repair, creaking floorboards & outdated decor. I have traveled extensively &... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just arrived back home after 3 days at the Royal Hotel, Woolacombe. Love Woolacombe and go twice a year but tried a hotel this time instead of the numerous caravan parks. I'd like to say the hotel was cheap and cheerful, room good size and food very nice. Only downer for me re rooms was creaking floorboards which made it... More

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed last year and thot it was brill value for money. However, this year the room (105) definitely needed upgrading. The beds were almost un-usable. The double bed mattress had a large hole one side so could only sleep on one side of the bed and the single bed was sloping down one side, so my partner kept rolling out... More

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Weston super mare
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only thing I can say about this hotel is don't book!!! The hotel is in a very good location but once inside the whole place needs a good lick off paint, we had a family room which was big but every time you moved the floorboards made noises and you can here everyone walking around upstairs, don't let the... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pictures on their website are quite deceiving these make the hotel and rooms look quite reasonable but don’t be fooled. Whilst there is, just about, a sea view from the room, the hotel is actually little way back from the main resort uphill on the way out of Woolacombe and not quite as suggested by the photos on the web,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have just returned from The Royal., and yes i agree with a lot of the reviews. The Hotel is very tired and dated and needs lots doing to it. BUT I do have to say our room was dated, but had a lovely sea view, but it was clean and towels were changed daily. The breakfast and evening meals... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only great thing about this hotel is the view. I totally agree with the previous review from Andy J. It was the worst hotel room we've ever stayed in, bathroom tiles cracked, missing, loose and mouldy. The floors all creak and you can clearly hear people talking and walking around in the adjacent rooms. The carpets were badly frayed... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival, we were presented with a key across the desk, and then ignored. We had to ask for directions to our room. It then went down hill from there. The room had threadbare carpet, a filthy window and poor decoration with cracked and filled coving. The bathroom had cracked and damaged sink and tiles, and the bath was so... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start off with the positives, the location is great the views from the hotel terrace and some of the rooms are fantastic. The breakfasts are good and plentiful and The price is very cheap but this is due I'm sure to the negatives which far outweigh the positives. The hotel is very dated, it is as though it... 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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