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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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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Bath, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large family rooms with bunk beds and section within the room, great when you have 3 kids. Super location for woolacombe and cheap. The rooms and the hotel are very tired and in need of decoration and the hotel is on the budget side. Some of the staff are need customer service training. Although the pool is dated, it is... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Must admit the place could do with a revamp, but thought that was part of the appeal, did remind me of "fawlty towers" but you get what you pay for, beds were comftable, view was great, breakfast filling and good quality, only down side was swimming pool changing rooms which were shocking.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are little suspicious of the veracity of some of the reviews, especially those on Booking.Com which rate the hotel as "good" or above, not sure they are all genuine! Speaking from my own personal experience and from the personal experience of two other separate individuals who I know personally and who, it turns out co-incidentally have also stayed at... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We'd read the many doubtful reviews but decided to continue with our booking as we were a family group of nine and wanted somewhere close to the beach and this was the only accommodation available. I phoned before we went and believe we were given a "superior room" and it did have a lovely view with dual aspects. Our room... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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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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Royal Hotel Woolacombe, Devon

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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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