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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We decided to go for the Festive Menu and when we booked we were advised that the was also a large party booked that night. Regardless we went for a later slot and what we got was a fab private dining experience. The smoked halibut and salt water prawns starters were done to perfection as was the the beef loin...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James C Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us at The Royal Castle Hotel. We are happy to hear that you had such a wonderful meal. We are very proud of our team here and delighted that they looked after you so well. We hope to see you in the near future....

Devon,UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit for years, three of us had roasts, two beef and one pork. Quality ingredients beautifully cooked, superb! Roast spuds and parsnip perfect. One of the best roasts I have ever had. Good service, will be back soon.

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AlvinDevon Thank you for writing this lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us upon returning after all these years. We take great care in selecting the best fresh local produce around. We hope that you won’t leave it so long before returning next time. Kind regards Judy Kitt

Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during candlelit Dartmouth. A favourite place for us. Prime location. Friendly and very attentive staff. Service was quick, food was beautifully presented and tasted exceptional. We had the pumpkin confit and crab starters which were both sublime and would highly recommend. It was a special night so we shared a Chateaubriand which was perfectly tender and more than enough...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John A Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and that we were able to make your wife’s birthday that little bit extra special for her. We are lucky enough to have an excellent kitchen team who carefully select the finest...

Brixham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed for one night in a River View room. First carparking, you just pull up outside and hand your key to the very helpful reception staff and bingo they park your car at no expense. The Hotel is one of the best I've stayed in two very comfortable bars one sporty with Sky and one cosy. Food is excellent...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear chasdowd17 Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Royal Castle Hotel. We are very happy to hear that you felt well looked after and enjoyed your visit. Because this beautiful historic building is listed we cannot get the permission to install a lift. We do however prioritise the lower floors...

Ilminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good lunch earlier this week but really brought down by the use of instant potato - a nasty, salty, glue like substance. What are they thinking of?? Lovely situation even on a cold winters day. good service, after I eventually got my first course sometime after the rest of the table. Antiquated ladies loo, but in keeping with the period...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Penny J Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit overall. We must apologise for the poor timing during your meal, as this is not the kind of service we aim to provide. We can assure you that all of our mash potato is made fresh from...

Eastleigh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dartmouth, there'll be no resident's parking there I exclaimed as my wife announced she'd booked us a short family break at the Castle hotel! Our daughter is eleven and staying in another room on her own is not an option for her. Consequently after much searching my wife found the Dartmouth Castle does family rooms not giving a second thought...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Harold_Worth Thank you for taking the time to write this absolutely glowing review! We are so pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay. We understand that parking in Dartmouth can be difficult at the best of times and aim to make it as hassle free as possible for our residents. We are very proud of our...

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bar in the quay side Royal Castle Hotel is an unusual place to find a great beef curry but it was a cold day and we fancied something different. The curry was beautifully spiced and the gravy rich in curry flavour but mild in heat, the beef melted in your mouth. It came with rice a very nice green...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paulfenton Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. We are indeed lucky enough to have an excellent Head Chef. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to him as I’m sure he will be delighted to hear that...

Wedmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last autumn my partner and I spent a most enjoyable couple of nights at the Royal Castle so as we were near Dartmouth decided to rekindle these memories with a stop for coffee on a quiet Wednesday morning at about 1100. The waitress was at best indifferent, my partner was initially ignored by staff behind the bar and then told...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rjp2007 Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us at The Royal Castle Hotel. We are extremely disappointed to hear that you were not made to feel welcome upon your return to the hotel. We cannot apologise enough for the behaviour of a member of our team, we can ensure you this will be brought...

Windlesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to Dartmouth since my childhood and love it. I have eaten and had drinks in the Royal Castle before but this weekend, (Rememberence) my partner treated me to a few night here. And what a place! Full of history and character, the service level here is second to none! The building is old, sure, but the...

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Judy K, Manager at Royal Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roger G Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are very proud of our team here and hold weekly training sessions with them to ensure that they deliver the highest standard of service. We understand that parking in Dartmouth can be...

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time I have stayed in this charming hotel and it just gets better and better. The rooms are tastefully decorated, and each has its individual style. The breakfasts are delicious and not for those watching their waistline. The restaurant or bar offers great locally sourced ingredients at great value. The bar area has many cosy corners...

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Dear foxylady141059 Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Royal Castle Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you felt so at home during your stay. We take great pride in our historic building and endeavour to tastefully combine contemporary luxuries with our historic features to create comfortable and stylish rooms. We hope that you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Grill Room at the Royal Castle Hotel
The Grill Room at the Royal Castle Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, International, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning Royal Castle Hotel is in the centre of Dartmouth with its cobbled streets, intriguing shops and famous restaurants and bars. Looking out over the River Dart, this 17th-century building offers bright, airy rooms, free Wi-Fi and a stylish restaurant. There are 25 en suite rooms, all of which are individually decorated. Many of the rooms have river views, four-poster beds, spa baths and 15 of our rooms have air conditioning units as well. Every room has a TV, radio and tea/coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Castle Hotel

Address: 11 The Quay, Dartmouth TQ6 9PS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmouth
Price Range: $191 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Royal Castle
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“River view is best all the rooms are extremely nice”
 of 5 bubbles chasdowd17, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift; only bars on ground floor. We always choose a river view room.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesD392, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for river view”
 of 5 bubbles D6824XVlindaf, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views at the front”
 of 5 bubbles lionelb301, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 28 is a Family Room at the top of the hotel but so quiet which was great for us. plenty of space for families and spotless ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles CotswoldMummy, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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