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The Royal & Fortescue Hotel - Barnstaple

Boutport Street, Barnstaple, United Kingdom, EX311HG  show map
 3 stars
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The Royal & Fortescue Hotel - Barnstaple

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Snack bar

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Overview

The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is a 3-star accommodation within 3.8 km of Broomhill Sculpture Garden.

The venue is 12 km away from Lundy Island. A 10-minute walk to the center of Barnstaple.

There are shops and a market located nearby.

A local bus stop lies within 300 meters away. The hotel is around 60 km from Exeter airport.

Rooms

This property offers 50 modern guestrooms complete with individual climate control, television with satellite channels, a dressing area, a writing table and ironing facilities. They come with an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try refreshing drinks in the in-house bar. The Cream Tea Cafe offer a wide range of British meals and lie 200 meters away from the property.

Services

The hotel provides free self parking, an elevator and a luggage storage along with a business center and a photocopier to fit the needs of all guests.

Relax

Meals and cots are available for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Royal & Fortescue Hotel - Barnstaple Barnstaple location
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Hotel Address:

Boutport Street, Barnstaple, United Kingdom, EX311HG

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City Centre
  • Barnstaple
    700 ft
Airports
  • Fairwood Comm (SWS)
    36.4 mi
  • Exeter (EXT)
    36.9 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

The Royal & Fortescue Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    130 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Royal & Fortescue Hotel photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Royal & Fortescue Hotel photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Royal & Fortescue Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

The Royal & Fortescue Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Artstore700 ft
  • Artstore Galleries700 ft
  • Elliott Gallery4.8 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center400 ft

Places of interest

  • Barnstaple & North Devon Liberal Club400 ft
  • Western Karate1.7 mi

Amusement

  • Scott Cinemas400 ft
  • Central Cinema400 ft
  • Lets Go Superbowl3700 ft
  • Braunton Countryside Centre5.0 mi

Museums

  • Museum Of Barnstaple & North Devon700 ft
  • Braunton Museum4.9 mi

Theaters

  • Queens Theatre400 ft

Local attractions

  • Broomhill Sculpture Garden2.4 mi
    Muddiford Road
  • Elliott Gallery4.8 mi
    Hills View
  • Cobbaton Combat Collection5.3 mi
    Chittlehampton
  • Marwood Hill Gardens2.9 mi
    Marwood, Barnstaple
  • Museum of British Surfing5.0 mi
    The Yard Car Park Caen Street

Near the hotel

  • The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon200 ft
    The Square
  • Queen's Theatre1000 ft
    Boutport Street, Barnstaple
  • The Pannier Market700 ft
    Butchers Row
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50

The Royal & Fortescue Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 153 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Central location for shopping bars and restaurants. Nice atmosphere in coffee lounge. Attentive staff and breakfast cooked to order.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The hotel had a lovely old fashioned feel, like you had stepped back in time. The staff all exhibited an old world courtesy and attentiveness rarely seen these days. The food was excellent as was the service.There was a very relaxing atmosphere in the comfortable lounges and everything was spotlessly clean. It's location in town was excellent with shops, restaurants the theatre and cinema all just a few steps away. It is also conveniently placed for public transport.

    Just a few minor details which did not spoil our stay but wouldhave enhanced it. Such as a full length mirror in the room and a comfortable chair. Also the room was a little bit smaller than we had expected.

  • Single
    7.0

    The room was very clean Excellent breakfast

    Both nights were very noisy due to local night life (stayed Friday and Saturday). Pan Pipe version of Abba's Dancing Queen played on loop continuously for 40 minutes during breakfast on Saturday morning. Thankfully it must have worn out as Sunday was soft 50s jazz!

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Centrally located, friendly staff and car parking facilities available to guests.

  • Single
    9.2

    The friendly staff were very welcoming. Position was excelent very conveinet to station buses and shops

    My room was at the front and was a little noisy with the young ones celebrating. This was only for a short time.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    I am a coeliac and your hotel was very aware of the dietary needs right down to gluten free bread and sausages @ breakfast time.

    All aspects were good.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Services of the hotel (lobby, pub, lounge and dining room) are pleasant and well equipped. Breakfast is excellent.

    My room was a little bit small.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The room was very comfortable and the decor was a good standard. It was very clean and the rest of the hotel was lovely too.

    The food was awful, we ate in a group for the evening , the starter was good, carvery ok but dessert was tasteless. The breakfast was terrible. I was looking forward to the full english, but the quality of the food and the way it was cooked left alot to be desired. I would not recommend this hotel because of the food.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Great staff and service. I stayed in room 410 and there was a noisy fan located in the freezer room below that kept waking me up on the 2nd night. Apart from that I had a great stay.

    Please see comments above

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Very pleasant staff -old-fashioned in a good sense

    Room was rather dark with little outlook and some fan noise but we did book rather late. Decoration, lighting etc fine.

  • Family with children
    4.6

    I visited the North Devon Fringe Theatre Festival and visited various sights in the town. The 'Theatre Fest' was fabulous, some truly top quality acts in a very relaxed atmosphere. The town is very pretty too, the Panier Market and the Strand are worth a visit. Zena's for lunch was a joy, with live music making it very good fun.

    Unfortunately it was very difficult to sleep on Saturday night; there was a disco going on in the hotel until the early hours, being in central Barnstaple there were people partying (shouting) in the street also until the early hours. Once the disco was over we had to put up with the lift bell chiming every time some one used the lift in the hotel.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We wanted a relaxing break with good food and service in a quality hotel. The Royal & Fortescue providede all this.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Lovely hotel food and staff excellent.

    Shower could have been a little hotter and leaked all over the floor.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Location in town. Friendly service.

    Parking - car spaces very small and difficult to access

  • Single
    7.4

    The staff were very polite, friendly and efficient

    I had a single bed (which I expected) but I am 5ft7" and even with my head at the top of the bed my feet hung over the end!!

How to reach hotel

hotel The Royal & Fortescue Hotel - Barnstaple Barnstaple location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Boutport Street, Barnstaple, United Kingdom, EX311HG

Get directions
City Centre
  • Barnstaple
    700 ft
Airports
  • Fairwood Comm (SWS)
    36.4 mi
  • Exeter (EXT)
    36.9 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    50