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18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been admirers of the brend hotels for a long time. This is the first time we have stayed here We have booked 4 nights in the Percival suite, which is even better than the pictures on line The staff are so nice and helpful The food in all parts is first class with plenty of choice From the... More 

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Thank Michael P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this hotel. The bedrooms were beautifully furnished and comfortable. The restaurant serves excellent food with good service. This is one of many in a family run group of hotels. It is conveniently located to the river, shops and restaurants. There are two bars in the hotel.

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Thank Pamela B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here as a last minute option. The room cost only £65, and it was a reasonable 'double'. Very clean and spacious with a range of facilities. The beverage pack that's included is a nice touch. I met some friends and we chilled out at Bar 62 (inside the hotel). Very stunning interior. The guys serving us (Raphael and... More 

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Thank cakeandsteaks
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good hotel only one thing breakfast was good food but the full English was cold I should have said something but I would definitely recommend this hotel and I would come back when in the area or on holiday

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Thank j_g_downing
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed for a couple of nights, and we were pleasantly surprised at the standard of the Hotel, better than we expected. The room was moderate in size, but comfortable and clean, nice modern Bathroom. View from the window was an Extractor Fan and rooftops, but didn't bother us because we were not there to look out... More 

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Thank Sadie139
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my partner stayed here for 3 nights for a long weekend last week. First impressions of the reception area and front of the hotel was great. Nicely decorated, modern and the entrance had noticeably been refurbished recently, and the cocktail bar of the hotel was fancy, great cocktails and staff were very welcoming however slightly overpriced compared to... More 

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3 Thank Amy B
Devon UK
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had stayed at other Brend Hotels, but never in North Devon. A neighbour recommended it and it was justifiably deserved. Welcoming friendly staff, good food and very comfortable accommodation added up to a relaxing break. What a bonus, to have the use of the Leisure facilities at a sister hotel too. Shops on the doorstep, but a short drive... More 

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us 5 Trip Advisor Bubbles! We are happy to hear that we lived up to your neighbours recommendation, and glad to hear that you enjoyed making use of our sister hotel's leisure facilities. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future! Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue More 

Fremantle, Australia
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68 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

An unexpectedly big room for such an old hotel. Great restaurant attached - 62 The Bank - but make sure you book. We weren't made aware of this and didn't book to find ti fully booked but the lovely maitre'd gave us an early table and I'm so glad he did. The food was excellent. Only complaint was the screaming... More 

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal in 62 The Bank, and have passed on your kind words to their team. The rooms in the hotel that face onto the street are fitted with triple glazing in order to reduce noise, and we're sorry to hear that people passing by the hotel disrupted... More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Booked 2 single rooms for a business trip (£65 per room, 1 night) - No space in small open-air carpark at the back, called the hotel and they said that we could park in their lock-up Lock up was also full and we had to park blocking in two vehicles - when asked what happens if those cars wanted to... More 

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1 Thank HeddyChris
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great location with parking, wifi, comfortable rooms, good food - good value for the price........unless you are in room at the front as I believe it gets very noisy on the street below on Fridays and Saturdays.

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We're happy to hear the you found us good value, enjoying the food and finding the rooms comfortable. We hope you'll consider our hotel again on your next trip to Barnstaple! Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Address: 61 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Price Range: $96 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal & Fortescue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon, UK
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“Ask for a room in the main hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 544pamelab, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles MargaretD266, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beware the noise on Friday and Saturday nights”
 of 5 bubbles Soosie999, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“do not go for single room. lock up has pigeon nest”
 of 5 bubbles HeddyChris, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room at the front of the hotel might be quieter.”
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