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The Royal & Fortescue

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Superior Double or Twin Room | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Deluxe Double Room | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Royal & Fortescue

The Royal & Fortescue

3-star property
3-star hotel in Barnstaple with 2 bars/lounges and restaurant

8.4/10 Very good

345 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
The price is £68
Price available on 1/2/2023
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Boutport Street, Barnstaple, England, EX31 1HG

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About this area

Getting around

  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 58 min drive
  • Barnstaple Station - 9 min walk
  • Chapelton Station - 16 min drive
  • Umberleigh Station - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Caffè Nero - 2 min walk
  • Giovanni's - 3 min walk
  • The Panniers - 3 min walk
  • Ballantyne's Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Lemon Next To The Pie - 3 min walk

About this property

The Royal & Fortescue

When visiting Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue is a great choice to consider. You can relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges, and the coffee shop/cafe is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and restaurant.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 49 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast on weekday mornings (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Access to nearby indoor pool

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

RF Bar and Lounge – This bar serves lunch and dinner.
62 The Bank – This brasserie serves lunch and dinner. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.50 for adults and GBP 10.00 for children (approximately)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 01 December and 31 January.

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for GBP 10.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Fortescue Hotel
Royal & Fortescue Hotel
Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple
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Frequently asked questions

Is The Royal & Fortescue currently open?
The property is closed between 01 December and 31 January.
How much does it cost to stay at The Royal & Fortescue?
As of 26 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Royal & Fortescue on 1 Feb 2023 start from £68, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Royal & Fortescue offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Royal & Fortescue does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Royal & Fortescue?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Royal & Fortescue?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Royal & Fortescue?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Royal & Fortescue?
You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Royal & Fortescue and nearby?
The Royal & Fortescue has 2 bars and access to a nearby outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near The Royal & Fortescue?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, RF Bar and Lounge. Nearby restaurants include Lemon Next To The Pie (3-min walk), Silver Tree Thai Restaurant (4-min walk) and Fullam Restaurant (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Royal & Fortescue like?
The Royal & Fortescue is a short 9-minute walk from Barnstaple Station and 3 minutes' walk from Queen's Theatre.

Reviews

8.4

Very good

9.0/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.4/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.4/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Fab hotel
NICK, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Barnstaple very comfy accommodation
Very comfortable, clean, lots of storage very good
E, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tammy, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ciaran, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

andrew, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Robert, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Martin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Janet, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was a lovely hotel not expected for the money. Quaint town with hotel to blend in. Car park a bit tight for big cars but spaces at 9pm so all good
Andrew, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
Staff were excellent in the bar and reception, very friendly and helpful
Looking towards hotel side view
Robin, 2-night trip
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