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The Royal and Fortescue Hotel (Barnstaple)

The Royal and Fortescue Hotel (Barnstaple)

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Set in the heart of the town of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is housed inside an ancient coaching inn and retains much of the historic charm whilst still boasting the modern facilities you expect. This centrally located hotel is perfect for exploring Barnstaple and other areas of North Devon.

The hotel boasts a convenient town centre location,  set in the heart of the bustling town of Barnstaple. Heated indoor and outdoor pools are available at the nearby sister hotel, as well as saunas and hot stone beds for when you want to relax. Enjoy elegant cuisine in the Lord Fortescue Restaurant , where the finest  local ingredients are sourced and put together for an exceptional dining experience. If you prefer a more relaxed and informal dining experience then you can visit the lively bistro, 62 The Bank. Free parking, free Wi-Fi and 24 hour room service  are available with all bookings so everything is taken care of.  

Everything you need for a luxury weekend break is available at The Royal and Fortescue Hotel.



49 Attractively furnished hotel rooms

Heated Indoor & Outdoor Swimming Pools available at sister hotel ( The Barnstaple)

Saunas (The Barnstaple)

Sunbathing (The Barnstaple)

Choose of 2 on-site Restaurants

Bar & Lounge

Coffee Lounge

Bed and Breakfast available.

Free Parking

Free Wi-FI throughout the hotel

In Room

Bathroom en-suite with complimentary toiletries from Gilchrist & Soames

Direct dial telephone

Sky TV

40 Inch Flat screen television with digital channels


Tea and Coffee making facilities

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel

Room Types & Additional Info

Room Types
  • Single Rooms
  • Standard Rooms
  • Superior Rooms
  • State Suite
  • Deluxe Rooms
  • The Percival Suite

The Standard Rooms are equipped with everything you’ll need to enjoy your stay.

Additional Info

Check-in 15:00 – 22:00 hours

Check-out 08:00 – 11:00 hours

Local Area

Set in the superb holiday town of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue is perfectly located for exploring the town of Barnstaple and the North Devon area. Within easy reach you will find the sandy beaches of Saunton, Woolacombe and Croyde, whilst Illfracombe is home to delightful Victorian Houses and Exmoor National Park boasts a rugged natural landscape with wild ponies and deer to see. If you prefer not to drive then Barnstaple is a hub for buses and trains, so you will not be short of travelling options.

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