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The Imperial Hotel

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The Imperial Taw Vale Parade, Barnstaple EX32 8NB England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 6 hotels in Barnstaple
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The elegant Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple, North Devon, is part of the prestigious Brend chain of West Country hotels. Overlooking the River Taw at the heart of the market town of Barnstaple, this exceptional four-star hotel combines old-style charm with the highest standards of comfort and service. Whether you're looking for a family holiday or a peaceful break, the Imperial is the place for superb service. The hotel is also a popular venue for conferences, banquets and weddings.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
24-hour front desk
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Fax / photocopying
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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kennethollerhead wrote a review Sep 2020
Nantwich, United Kingdom154 contributions53 helpful votes
Our first visit since lockdown having had to cancel our visit in March due to COVID. Really delighted to be back and see that all the old familiar staff were there to look after us in the usual exemplary standard . All of the health precautions were impeccably followed .As usual the food and service were excellent. We had a superior standard room with a wet room the only let down was the lack of a view ,however we spent very little time in the room.All in all the usual excellent experience.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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JacktheladCotswolds wrote a review Sep 2020
Cotswolds9 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed at the Imperial Hotel in Barnstaple for the second time and again the quality throughout was first class. Our room, service, food and cleanliness could not have been better and I`m sure we will return
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Peter H wrote a review Sep 2020
12 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed four nights at the Imperial and can only express our satisfaction at the location, staff service and food. Our room was impeccably clean and unlike some other hotels at this time of Covid does offer room service if needed. The central location is excellent for exploring Barnstaple and surrounding areas. The only very slight comment is that again bearing in mind COVID, we found the restaurant tables a bit too close.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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del p wrote a review Sep 2020
Blackburn, United Kingdom121 contributions63 helpful votes
this was our first time staycation as usually go abroad every september but picked this hotel at random . We were over the moon with our experience , everything about this hotel ,food ,service, staff were excellent . The full board option was tremendous value, dining in a beautiful restaurant with great service..Pity that there was no evening entertainment obviously due to covid would have made it even better .If we ever holiday in Devon again this hotel would be top of the list !!
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Patrick F wrote a review Sep 2020
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Overall ok. Location neither here nor there and difficult to get to and from. Good restaurant (Barnstaple suffers generally from a dearth of good restaurants). Attitude of couple of the bar staff spoiled the stay. We won’t be returning.
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PRICE RANGE
$116 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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imperial hotel barnstaple
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United KingdomEnglandDevonBarnstaple
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Imperial Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Imperial Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon (0.07 miles), The Pannier Market (0.2 miles), and Queen's Theatre (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Imperial Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Imperial Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Imperial Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Imperial Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Treat Time, Block, and The Cream Tea Cafe.
Is The Imperial Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Barnstaple.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Imperial Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Imperial Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Imperial Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Guildhall (0.3 miles) and Anderton House (2.8 miles).
Does The Imperial Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is The Imperial Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.