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London, United Kingdom
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A disappointing stay at the Royal Britannia Hotel, Ilfracombe. Car parking is a real issue with the hotel as there is no hotel parking and the hotel is situated in the busy way system. The only close public car park is £11.60 per day and is chargeable 7 days a week 8am-6pm. Cheaper parking is available but is around a...

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived to find a mostly empty building, very dark and dreary and dated, staff were non existent the office where you check in was an absolute disgrace, room was dark and dreary bathroom was just a dark cupboard with mould on the ceiling, overlooked a karaoke bar very noisy, food was ample I had chicken curry of some sort...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The royal Britannia hotel is once a little different as further improvements have been done and the sea front view looks stunning Still a great place to stay with the best view in Devon We stayed in lord nelson room this time and it was just wonderful to sit near the bay window watching the sea The staff are very...

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here after receiving a 2 night break as a gift through Groupon. The pub is currently undergoing renovation so expect work men and dust!! On arrival at reception 1 workman was even swearing +++, the young lad on reception did eventually make him stop but not a great first impression 😕 Our room was spacious and over looked the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location in the heart of the harbour; we stayed in a room with a bay window facing the harbour - absolutely stunning! Staff very friendly and helpful! Buffet breakfast basic but cooked breakfast very tasty!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ll lay my cards on the table here, I didn’t like this place. I was feeling very unwell and had a 5 hour drive before getting here so this may well have soured my view of things. It was also a bad weathered spring day and I arrived late and in the dark. The reception isn’t staffed all the time...

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Sunny South coast of UK!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upgraded to a lovely room overlooking the harbour. Well appointed. Excellent location. Friendly staff. Well worth a visit. The bar was being renovated so cannot comment what it will be like but that was noisy. Obviously will be fine when finished. Breakfast weak but we were right out of season. Beware car park next door [Ropery]. If you sneeze without...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was dated, tiny, not as advertised, looking out onto a roof/window with broken out glass. Toilet broke, wobbled when sat on. Damp, dusty, dark and dated. Ended up having to go elsewhere as asthma was too bad with how dusty it was (the pillows were the worst) reception were so so unhelpful.. after a 4 hour drive to what...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a 3 night stay through Groupon so can't really complain as it was a cheap deal. We did pay an extra £15 per night for an upgraded room wth a sea view and that was well worth it as we over looked the small harbour. Much better than a street view! The room was in need of refurbishing...

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here last night (23/02/2017) in a small double room, it was clean and comfortable. We had tea in the bar which was simple, but hot and served quite quickly. The owners and staff were friendly. We would stay here again.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel sits on the Harbourside and we have a waterside seating area two restaurants Carvery on Sundays and two bars open from 8.30am until late. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Britannia

Address: The Harbour Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $88 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Britannia 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
The Royal Britannia Hotel Ilfracombe
The Royal Britannia Ilfracombe, UK - Devon
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
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“book a harbourview room”
 of 5 bubbles janicew678, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for harbour view.”
  • View from our room across the harbour. Very peaceful.
 of 5 bubbles Teamscoop, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 985mandieh, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Perfect location for the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles jprice1969, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view. Costs a little more, but why else are we here?”
 of 5 bubbles KathyvanZyl, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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