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The Imperial Hotel

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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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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
Historic Hotel
Full view
94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
70Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
17Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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As above but for some ridiculous reason there has to be 200 characters and a load of waffle instead of the obvious this is an excellent hotel with great staff who were extremely helpful and a very good breakfast
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We very much enjoy coming to the Imperial, which is why we return - this was our fourth visit. The staff are all very welcoming and encouraging, many of them familiar from previous visits ; the ambience of the public rooms is so relaxing and comfortable, the bar is
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Lovely weekend break, excellent food and clean hotel, service a little slow in restaurant but food was definitely worth waiting for. Hotel perfect location for shops and centre of Barnstaple. Would definitely stay here again.
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This was a great hotel, we only needed one night as we were passing through, what a find, the hotel and it's staff were excellent and made us most welcome. We ate in the restuarant and were were glad we did, good food, great service and one of the cleanest hotels we have stayed
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We have stayed before and the quality of the service, food and accommodation has not diminished. It is throwback to the times when men wear jackets for dinner,although I didn't. Will stay again for sure when next in that part of the country.
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Nighttime view from the Riverside
Room 112- other side
A twin bedded river view room
Do you have accessable rooms with wet room.
What is the dress code
Smart causal
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My room did not have a balcony, was a no smoking room, but did look out over a tidal effected river!
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There is ample parking here at the Imperial Hotel. We have two car parks, one at the front and one at the back of the hotel. The front car park spaces are generally the preferred parking. I would advise an early arrival to ensure parking at the front of the hotel.
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Is there a separate suite where i can stay with a dog?
There are rooms in our River Court (an annex to the main hotel), which are pet friendly rooms. Cats and dogs are charged at £10 per pet per night.
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"Our bedroom had been comparatively recently refurbished and was well maintained by excellent staff."
"Excelkent standard rooms"
"Rooms in annexe are right on road."
"try to ask for a quiet room but it probably wont work or take ear plugs"
"Double room facing the river. So comfortable and warm. Lots of space, nice television. Super bathroom. Everything anyone would want."
US$94 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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