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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great location with parking, wifi, comfortable rooms, good food - good value for the price........unless you are in room at the front as I believe it gets very noisy on the street below on Fridays and Saturdays.

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We're happy to hear the you found us good value, enjoying the food and finding the rooms comfortable. We hope you'll consider our hotel again on your next trip to Barnstaple! Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Burscough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Arrived at the hotel late afternoon, and my room was ready. Nice big comfortable room, recently renovated, very modern and highly rated! Drinks were expensive so I drank and ate elsewhere in the evening as there are places to eat locally a lot cheaper. I wish that on booking, or even when I arrived that they would of told me...

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We make our guests aware if any renovations are occurring, and we are very sorry to hear this was not the case during your stay. We will make sure your feedback is raised with our...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A revisit to this pleasant and well situated hotel and pleased to see some upgrades in the rooms. The hotel has a good feeling and the staff are very welcoming, the hotel has secure car parking also a garage. The bar area is very nice and serve a local real ale but unfortunately not in the best condition this visit...

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your revisit and noticed some of our upgrades! We are sorry to hear you were served a cloudy pint in the bar- we will raise your comments with our Cellar Manager and bar staff. Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Just stayed in this hotel for two nights . I found the staff polite the room very comfortable and clean and the breakfast setting and food it self first class . I highly recommend a stay hear . Extremely good value for money .

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Trip Advisor bubble review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend our hotel. We hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

As usual our stay at The Fortescue was excellent. The staff could not have been more attentive, or friendly. The breakfasts were up to their usual standards.The room was always cleaned well. The receptionists were always willing to be helpful. We look forward to our next visit, which will not be until next year.WELL DONE ALL THE STAFF, FROM MANAGER...

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us 5 green Trip Advisor bubbles! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. See you next year! Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel overnight on business at a very reasonable rate of £75 b an b which included free parking in one of their two car parks. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There has obviously been a large amount of investment in recent years to make the hotel feel more modern. Whilst I didn't eat in...

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! When you return in the near future, let us know if you would require an earlier breakfast and we'd be happy to arrange that for you. Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were very impressed with the service and the way the hotel is run. There was a lot of attention to detail, giving a clear indication of good management. The staff were all friendly and efficient. The room was good, the only downside being a fair amount of noise in the lane running behind some of the rooms. Breakfast was...

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 green bubble review! We will pass on your kind words to our team. We hope to welcome you back to the Royal & Fortescue Hotel again in the near future. Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed over the past weekend, the cost was excellent, food in the restaurant superb and staff friendly. We did not realise that the owners of this hotel own several other excellent hotels in the South West so that gives us a choice for the future. Only downside with the R & F is Saturday night is terribly noisy with...

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are happy to hear that you found our staff friendly; Charlene is very happy about getting a mention! Hopefully next time you visit the South West you will consider us or one of our sister hotels! Kind regards, Management

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

warm welcome from friendly and efficient receptionist. clean well furnished and spacious 'superior' room, alas with poor view. we didn't eat here, but bar had a good range of beer town was a good place to stay on our way to Hartland Quay hillclimb, with a good variety of pubs and restaurants

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are happy that you enjoyed the quality of our superior rooms and the beer! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to explore North Devon. Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Bristol
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had an excellent stay as usual, room very clean and comfortable, food good and all the staff very pleasant and efficient, lounge/bar area is very comfortable with excellent seating and Bar 62 very modern with good lines.

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BrendHotels, Manager at Royal & Fortescue Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We're happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us and liked our new cocktail bar, Bar 62! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Management Royal & Fortescue Hotel

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about Royal & Fortescue Hotel

Address: 61 Boutport Street, Barnstaple EX31 1HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple
Price Range: €68 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal & Fortescue Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon
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“Ask for a room in the main hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles MargaretD266, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beware the noise on Friday and Saturday nights”
 of 5 bubbles Soosie999, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“do not go for single room. lock up has pigeon nest”
 of 5 bubbles HeddyChris, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room at the front of the hotel might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles avbloxham, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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