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Royal & Fortescue Hotel

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Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Air Conditioning
Pool
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
61 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
58.9 km to Exeter Airport
107 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for exploring Barnstaple. Staff polite and friendly. Can't fault the breakfast. The bedroom and en suite bathroom were very clean and tidy, the double bed could have been a bit bigger, king size would have been better. Restaurant and bar area appear to...More

Thank johnw1962
Response from BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal & Fortescue HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, John. I'm glad you found our central North Devon location a benefit to go exploring the wonderful scenery we have around us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Josh

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A weekend visit to Barnstaple to sing at a joint concert with the Barnstaple Male Voice Choir on the Saturday evening gave us an opportunity to stay at the Royal and Fortescue Hotel for a couple of nights. Being one of the Brend Group hotels...More

Thank RayC722
Response from BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal & Fortescue HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving such an amazing and kind review Ray. I'm so glad to hear your stay lived up to your high expectations which the Brend family have instilled within their hotels. Jason and the team will be so happy to hear they helped...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed all of last week with group from Aberystwyth. They must be doing something right if there was not one complaint from anyone in the group. All rooms were clean, large, comfortable beds and all had fans in room and air conditioning. The food was...More

Thank Meirionnydd
Response from BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal & Fortescue HotelResponded 1 week ago

WOW! What a great review. We do our best to accommodate everybody who chooses to stay with us here at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel, from couple getaways to large groups like yourselves. I am so glad to hear everyone in the group had a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes this is a lovely hotel and a great position in town and staff where on the whole helpful but always pleasant and polite. But for me a couple of things let it down. 1/ I was given a lovely room in the 'courtyard' unfortunately...More

1  Thank Anne B
Response from BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal & Fortescue HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving a review Anne. I'm so glad to hear you found our central North Devon location a bonus and to hear the staff were helpful, pleasant and polite is great! I will pass your comments onto the team (they will be most...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a gem in Barnstaple, The staff are all there to make your stay restful and enjoyable. We have stayed many times over the years and have never been disappointed. The food is always great and from local sources.

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Response from BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal & Fortescue HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Our hotel certainly is the little gem of North Devon. Our staff work tirelessly to provide the best service for all our guests who choose to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Many thanks, Josh

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Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
47
Price range
US$110 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
,
Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
47
Price range
US$110 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
,
Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
47
Price range
US$110 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
,
Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon, UK
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
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dowadiddy7
July 16, 2018|
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Harriet R
July 20, 2017|
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Response from travelfan46 | Reviewed this property |
I can`t remember either but the staff are most obliging and if you ask I am sure they will help. It states on their website that they want everyone to thoroughly enjoy their stay and they are only too happy to provide... More
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Becky M
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Jackie J | Reviewed this property |
Ifracombe and wide mouth bay places like that are about 10 miles away ,but maybe a small one nearer sorry not sure.
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"Make sure you have a room in main building not Mews"
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"Refurbish room"
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"The room was outstanding, clean and maintained to a high standard. No complaints, very good"
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"Do not stay here if you want to be sure of a good night's sleep."
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