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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stopped here for lunch and found the food really wonderful. We had a salad but people in the bar were having a cream tea. Wow. It was so much that they had a doggie bag to take home. All the food looked and tasted good. Looks a lovely place to stay too. Lovely rooms and comfy bar area.

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west sussex
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights in Bideford to see old friends who recommended the hotel. Room was very comfortable with tea/coffee making facilityand. Breakfasts were very good. The hotel had a lift which was very helpful

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Richmond
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely old Victorian era hotel. The bar/lounge was very comfortable and homely. The dining room is first class and we'll laid out. We stayed on a b+b basis and the breakfast was excellent. Our room and bed were comfortable and value for money.

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There was a wedding so the bar was full of kids. not a real problem. The dining room was on the first floor. The staff were young enthusiastic honest and likeable Breakfast was excellent I turned up without a booking and was given a good rate

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bideford town has very limited hotel choice, but the Royal was a surprisingly high quality for a 3* hotel. Relaxing bar and very good breakfast. Most staff were friendly and v helpful. Only downside is traffic noise.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner won us a night away here through Radio Exe for valentines day. It was so beautiful as a first impression and it only got better throughout our stay. They had a special valentines menu which was incredible. My partner is a chef by trade and wanted to shake the head chefs hand by the end of it but...

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly reception. Room super hot when we got there but could manage temp. by self. Shower was only ok - weird position and a bit noisy. Bed comfy and the hotel allows dogs which is great - although think 10 quid for a dog is rather steep! Breakfast was standard hotel brekky but good and a nice pot of tea!...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from a short break at The Royal. In one word "Excellent ". Food was very, very good. Staff friendly but professional. The hotel itself is a little slice of history. Was going to book via a booking site but when on the hotel web sight saw they had a Feb flash sale. Value for money was beyond...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal is a very comfortable hotel right on the Tarka Trail cycle route. Everything looks smart, is in good condition, and works! The restaurant is excellent - congratulations to the chef. The bar and reception are manned with friendly and helpful staff - the whole hotel has a nice friendly atmosphere. The hotel stands right at the end of...

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BrendHotels, Social Media Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us this amazing 5 star review here on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled to hear all of your lovely comments. I am glad you think that the restaurant is excellent and that the hotel has a nice friendly atmosphere. Once again Thank you for this lovely review & we look forward to welcoming you...

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great hotel in a good central location. The Kingsley room was fantastic with a huge bed and luxurious bathroom. The food and service were very good and all the staff were very helpful. Looking forward to returning in the future.

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BrendHotels, Social Media Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review here on Trip Advisor. I am glad you found the staff very helpful & that you thought the food & service were very good. Once again Thankyou for the review & we look forward to welcoming you back to the Royal Hotel in the near future. Kindest Regards Lauren Masters Social Media...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Additional Information about The Royal Hotel

Address: Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Torridge > Bideford
Price Range: ₹ 6,017 - ₹ 10,697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“The superior room was really roomy and it was nice having a table and chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mrgrl2016, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“mentioned in above review”
 of 5 bubbles 749sheilac, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The room was clean and comfortable. ”
 of 5 bubbles chrisflaps6, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have good views but you do get some road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Andydiff, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 001 and 002 can be a little noisy as they are adjacent to the main road in from Barnstable. They do have secondary double glazing which does help. I assume it is not fully glazes due to Listed Status. Room 001 is used as dog friendly so is ideally suited for taking your dog out without having to walk through the Hotel.....the trade off for taking your dog on hoilday”
 of 5 bubbles 878RayB, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
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