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Cheltenham
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were welcomed warmly on arrival. We stayed in a budget room. We had an en-suite, clean comfortable room. there was a TV, a wardrobe and fluffy towels for us to use. The only problem we had was the pipes banged together whenever someone used the shower or flushed the loo in adjacent rooms. Our shower squealed very loudly whenever... More 

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Thank RufusCheltenham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 5 days. Rooms are dated but very clean. The staff were exceptional. They went above and beyond to accomodate my elderly parents. A special call out to Emily and Olga. The food was first class all freshly prepared and presented. Everyone mentions parking issues and yes that was my only complaint, I have a big car and... More 

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Thank Julie C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel been there for many years and hopefully many more to come. The view from the room was fantastic. The room was very clean and tidy when we got there. The breakfast was great and very filling. We will be back next year.

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Thank jonathan c
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay at the hotel. It's in an ideal location. We always found parking. The staff were friendly and the room was clean, quiet and comfortable, with a great view of the estuary from our 3rd floor room. The only thing we were a little disappointed with, was the price of the breakfast, when it is not... More 

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Thank Sarah H
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah We are very pleased to read of your enjoyment after your recent stay with us, so thank you for using this popular website to provide feedback. You are quite correct in describing the lovely views from our hotel bedrooms. We do offer various room rates which offer inclusive breakfast and other value rates which don't, which gives a... More 

Cornwall
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sweet old fashioned hotel, but be warned if you stay when they've got a function on... "BRING YOUR EARPLUGS"! The room walls are thin! Rooms are cleanish if you don't look too hard. Faded glamour with no thought to 21st century about sums it up.

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Thank GwavasLake
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GwavasLake Thanks for your feedback and I was sorry to read of your noise disruption, we do try to move guests who are not part of a celebration, to areas where it is quieter. unfortunately our hotel is so popular sometimes we can't. All our celebrations finish at 12midnight which hopefully isn't too late. Yours sincerely John E. Pye... More 

cheltenham
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35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room at The Royal Beacon as I wanted to visit Exmouth again and stayed here before (see my previous review) . Staff extremely pleasant. Room and bathroom large with wonderful views of the sea. However hotel is rather tired in many areas. Bed uncomfortable. Shower very difficult to maintain temperature. Carpet and chairs stained, the curtain hooks needed... More 

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Thank lilyCheltenham
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lily We're always delighted to receive feedback after our guests have stayed with us, so thank you for the comments you have provided. There is a note on our website advising of Donato's closure. Please be assured we take all comments on board and utilise these to monitor and maintain our standards. We're hopeful the hotel is about to... More 

Guildford
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in August 2015 and one night August 2016. Both times we had the most fantastic evening meal in the same Hotels 1810 restaurant. The Hotel is run by very friendly staff and has a really good bar.. The menus on line are out of date and we did mention this at reception and this... More 

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Thank millsano
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Millsano Thank you for the lovely comments you have provided after your recent stay at our popular sea facing hotel. We're delighted you have enjoyed the service and meals provided by our excellent members of staff. They have worked here for many years and take great pride in their work. Please be assured we pass on all these remarks... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed 4 nights here whilst attending a family funeral and spending time with my family. I was very impressed with my room, yes it's old but it has loads of charm too. There were a few issues with the alarm going off and I had a problem with the lights in my room. The alarm issue was annoying... More 

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Thank Lynne J
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynne J Many thanks for the valuable feedback you have provided, we are always interested in what our guests feel after they've stayed at our popular hotel. We offer great value, superb sea views, excellent service and tremendous locally sourced food. We always discuss these comments and they, very much, form part of our future planning for improvements. I'm... More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location on the sea front and helpful staff, but the bed was very hard and uncomfortable and I was disturbed by the noises of other guests, dripping showers/taps and passing traffic behind the hotel all night keeping me awake :( such a shame!

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Thank bambam2803
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bambam 2803 Thank you for complimenting our staff and I am pleased your thought our location suitable. Sorry the other things spoiled you nights sleep, our location is close to many local attractions and the free parking close by means many people pass by. As one of our enchanted guests, we're always pleased to read comments on this popular... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though this building could do with of TLC our stay was truly lovely. The bed was comfortable everything was clean but slightly dated. We stayed in room 308 and had incredible views of the beach and harbour. It was a spacious attic room a little warm on a hot day but not too hot to complain about. Shame the sash... More 

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Thank Sarah J
Royal B, General Manager at Royal Beacon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah J It is always very pleasing to read what our guests feel after staying at our sea facing hotel, so many thanks for your feedback. I can assure you we pass on all remarks to our team members, when discussed at our team briefings. You are quite correct in describing the wonderful views our sea facing rooms have... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated in a quiet, elevated position on the Exmouth's finest Regency terrace, once home to Lady Nelson and Lady Byron. Visitors are provided with breathtaking views over well-tended gardens of the Devon coastline; from the River Exe to Lyme Bay and the red cliffs of Orcombe Point. For over two centuries, this elegant hotel has offered guests a tradition of genuine hospitality - a tradition that has continued in its present role as Exmouth's finest hotel. Whether you are a business traveller or staying just for pleasure, the Royal Beacon Hotel will exceed your expectations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Beacon Hotel

Address: The Beacon, Exmouth EX8 2AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exmouth
Price Range: $76 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Beacon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Royal Beacon Exmouth
Royal Beacon Hotel Exmouth, Devon
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