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    Royal & Fortescue Hotel

    61 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
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    • Excellent35%
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    • Average18%
    • Poor5%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed here as I was attending a funeral the next day. They let me stay in my room a bit late as the funeral wasn't until the afternoon. Kayleigh (Hope I spelt that right) on reception was very helpful even offering to call me...More

    Thank John H
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Good for location and parking. The room was small but clean and tidy. The problem is that the restaurant serves a carvery and their extraction system is deficient. The result is an over-powering smell of stale food 24/7, which permeates the whole place. The staff...More

    Thank 47hartley
    Response from BrendHotels, General Manager at Royal & Fortescue HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thankyou for your recent review. I am pleased to read that you found the hotel location and parking good and the room clean and tidy. With regards to the smell in the hotel, our maintenance team are currently in the process of organising a new...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We have to have a gluten free food and diabetic food. The hotel worked hard to ensure this was provided for, it was a busy night with lots of Christmas party guests in and they set up a residents dining are in the bottom of...More

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

    Thankyou for your recent review. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We aim to provide our residents with our usual high level of service during our party night season and i am pleased to read that you found the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Big disappointment. This hotel provides the older client with a familiar old fashioned service and I am sure they do that really well but it does not translate to a Christmas party very well. The room was crammed full and the food was ordinary. No...More

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

    Thankyou for your recent review. I am sorry to read that you did not enjoy your Christmas party night with us. We aim to offer a high standard of food to all our guests and i apologise that you found the food ordinary on this...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Friday to Sunday stay. Very obliging and excellent staff, both front of house and in the restaurants. Secure car park a bonus. Room well appointed, with good views up the main streets (Xmas decorations a good display). Restaurant menu excellent, both for evening meal and...More

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

    Thankyou for taking the time to review our hotel, I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the food good and staff obliging. I am also pleased that you found your room well appointed and enjoyed your meal in...More

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    Harriet R
    20 July 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
    Becky M
    10 April 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.
    carole c
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from travelfan46 | Reviewed this property |
    Some rooms are quieter than others, we asked for a quiet room when booking nd were given one at the back.
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    "avoid Thursday, Friday and Saturday in November and December as it is Christmas Party Nights"
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    "We had room 211 overlooking the quaint streets"
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    "The room could do with painting and I was very disappointed to find that there was no double or secondary..."
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    "The lane near the gated car park can get noisy at times."
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