The Imperial Hotel

Taw Vale ParadeEX32 8NBBarnstapleUnited Kingdom
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About The Imperial Hotel

Situated in the town of Barnstaple, The Imperial Hotel provides rooms with nice views of the River Taw. This four-star hotel features a lovely terrace lounge where you can enjoy a few hot and cold drinks while gazing at a gorgeous view.

All of the 63 rooms have stylish décor and elegant furnishings. Moreover, each is also equipped with an LCD TV, coffee and tea making facilities, and a private bathroom with luxurious toiletries and a hair dryer.

Guests may avail of the laundry services available from the 24-hour front desk. Furthermore, parking and Wi-Fi access are provided for free.

A great fine dining experience awaits at the Arlington Restaurant. Moreover, guests may also dine at the cosy Colours Bar and Bistro.

The Imperial Hotel is only ten minutes from the North Devon Coast by car. Also, the hotel is just 15 kilometres from the Arlington Court.


Taw Vale Parade, EX32 8NB, Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1271)345861 | Fax: +44(1271)324448 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Luxuriously decorated interiors make the hotel stand out.

Take yourself back in time with luxury that is reminiscent of the early 1900s. The hotel is both elegant and historic, making it unlike any other. Moreover, it is the only four-star hotel in the town of Barnstaple.

A great dining experience awaits the guests.

Whether you like fine dining or relaxed dining, there is always something for you. Both the Arlington Restaurant and the Colours Bistro serve high-quality food, lovely service, and more importantly, reasonable prices. Moreover, each dish served is ensured

Reliable Wi-Fi makes stay convenient.

The Internet connection that the hotel has is fast and reliable, making it convenient for guests who constantly need to go online to check on important matters. Moreover, it also allows the younger guests to share their stay in the hotel on their social m

Negative Reviews

Rooms are quite small.

The rooms are relatively small compared to others in the area. However, no one can beat the rooms in terms of luxury, class, and cleanliness. Also, guests can rest assured that the rooms are not too small that they won’t be able to comfortably move around

Hotel might need some updating.

The Imperial Hotel has been operating for a very long time now. The younger generations might not find the interiors and the ambience very appealing. They might opt to update some of their facilities to keep up with trends. However, its classic look adds

Lack of air conditioning can be a bit of a problem.

The weather in Barnstaple could get a bit warm, so the apparent lack of air conditioning could really cause inconvenience, especially during hot seasons. However, fans are provided to help keep you comfortable during your stay.

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 546 reviews