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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 1 week ago
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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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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
18 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

.....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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a night with a friend in a couples room. First thing you notice from the outside is its very old fashioned. From the architecture to the colours (and peeling paintwork). Inside, the carpets and wallpaper reminds you you're back in the 80s. Maybe it's intentional as we noticed a lot of OAPs customers. When we entered our room first... More

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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here last week from Mon to Fri, Are party consisted of 2 under 3's, me and my Partner, And my in-laws, so a wide age range, and we found this Hotel to be very accommodating. We had red some reviews previous to our arrival and were a bit dubious as what to expect. The staff were extremely friendly... More

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

I am very fussy, usually spending on average £150 per night on luxury hotels. We were going to be spending our time on the beach and eating out so paid £137 all in for 2x nights and 4x breakfasts which were all you can eat buffet style (excellent!) Yes the old place was dated but found no 'damp' or other... More

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had three rooms booked, as attending a family wedding in the area. My husbands and mine was passable, but really needed updating. Son and partners room was ok. Daughters room was awful. Dirty, damp and moldy. She suffers from Asthma, so we had to get her moved. I must admit, when we complained on departure, we didn't have to... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The location is very good, the area brilliant but unfortunately not the hotel. The hotel had a lot of facilities but as usual these were not being used to their full potential. The swimming pool was an excellent facility but unfortunately the changing rooms and the pool were in need of a revamp as the decor and facilities in the... 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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