Hotel The Royal

Barnstaple StreetEX39 4AEBidefordUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel The Royal

Housed in a building featuring areas dating back to the 17th century, Hotel The Royal does not shy away from providing its guests with modern amenities. This property is also known as a hot spot for weddings and other social gatherings.

All 32 luxurious accommodations boast an individual design and have an en-suite bathroom with complimentary, high-end toiletries. Each unit presents a TV and hot beverage facilities, while The Kingsley Suite overlooks the River Torridge.

Those looking for outdoor adventures will happily discover that Hotel The Royal sits on the Tarka Trail. Additionally, guests have complimentary access to the pools and treatments at a sister property's leisure club.

From booking a private dining experience in the opulent Kingsley Room to meals at Regency Restaurant or drinks at Regency Suite Bar, travellers are assured of no shortage of excellent cuisine and beverage choices when staying here.

The local wares of Bideford Pannier Market and the relaxing Victoria Park are both under a ten-minute walk away.

Contact

Barnstaple Street, EX39 4AE, Bideford, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (1237) 472005 | Fax: +44 (1237) 478957 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • 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
  • Express check-in / out
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Ideally situated for Bideford.

A number of guests comment on the ideal location of the hotel, just over the bridge from the centre of Bideford. The hotel is also well situated for those wishing to explore North Devon, and convenient for the local docks.

Beautiful riverside views.

The views from the back of the hotel are reportedly lovely, overlooking the river and the estuary. The hotel restaurant also benefits from these views.

Friendly, helpful staff.

Reviews regarding staff and service are mixed, however the majority of reviews describe staff as friendly and helpful, often going out of their way to ensure that guests are well looked after. Waiting staff reportedly offer discounts for any disappointing

Negative Reviews

Hotel car park is not easily accessible.

A number of guests comment that the primary hotel car park is neither convenient nor particularly accessible, especially for guests who may have mobility issues. The car park is, reportedly, across the road and up a flight of steps from the hotel entrance

Decor is dated.

A few reviews comment on the dated decor. One returning guest claimed to be surprised that the decor had not been updated since their last visit.

Noisy rooms at the front of the hotel.

The rooms at the front of the hotel overlooking the road are, reportedly, noisy, seeming to keep some guests up through the night.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 579 reviews across the web
8.2 /10
  • SuperBreak
    8.0 /10
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    8.2 /10
8.2 out of 10 based on 579 reviews