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Located in the lively market town of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is just a few steps away from designer shops, restaurants, cafés, and the famous Pannier Market.

This historic hotel combines old world character and charm with the convenience of a modern hotel. As well as Lord Fortescue's restaurant, the hotel also houses "62 The Bank" a popular cafe/bar/bistro.

Guests can also use the leisure facilities at the sister hotel, The Barnstaple Hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

The Royal & Fortescue Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 20, 2007

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Lundy Island
    7.2 miles
  • Royal North Devon Golf Club
    7.4 miles
  • Westward Ho!
    8.6 miles
  • Woolacombe Beach
    9.1 miles
  • Watermouth Castle
    9.2 miles
  • Bull Point Lighthouse
    10.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant 62 The Bank
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Saunton Sands Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Exeter International Airport
    36.7 miles
  • Cardiff Airport
    38 miles
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport
    59.9 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    62 THE BANK & BAR62

    Food: British, Seafood, Local, European

Amenities of The Royal & Fortescue Hotel
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Royal & Fortescue Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
£10 per child, per night
13 - 17 years
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Royal & Fortescue Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Royal & Fortescue Hotel

  • Check-in at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

  • The Royal & Fortescue Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • 62 THE BANK & BAR62

  • The Royal & Fortescue Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Barnstaple.

  • Yes, The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at The Royal & Fortescue Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte