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The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Boutport StreetBarnstapleEnglandEX31 1HGUnited Kingdom

3-star hotel in Barnstaple with 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.2
Fantastic service
Great location
Tasty breakfast
More comfort would be nice
116See all 116 reviews
From 616 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple

from $81
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Superior Double or Twin Room
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 49 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast on weekdays (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Lord Fortescue Restaurant - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

62 The Bank - This brasserie serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

Florentino's - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only.

The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple’s small print

Also known as

  • Fortescue Hotel
  • Royal & Fortescue Hotel
  • Royal & Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple
  • Royal Fortescue
  • Royal Fortescue Barnstaple
  • Royal Fortescue Hotel
  • Royal And Fortescue Barnstaple
  • Royal And Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple, Devon
  • Royal Fortescue Hotel Barnstaple


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib or rollaway bed. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple


  • St Anne's Arts & Community Centre - 2 min walk
  • Pannier Market - 3 min walk
  • Queen's Theatre - 3 min walk
  • Funder Zone - 29 min walk
  • Arlington Court - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Marwood Hill Gardens - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km
  • Elliott Gallery - 6 mi / 9.6 km
  • Arlington Court - 8.5 mi / 13.7 km

Getting around

  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 61 min drive
  • Barnstaple Station - 9 min walk
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 116 reviews

The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple
Lovely hotel in convenient location
A Traveler, usOther trip
The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple
A Traveler, gb1 night trip
The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple
1 Night Business Stay.
I could not find anything negative with this Hotel. Excellent service, Nice welcome at checkin. Lovely Room. Great Meal at night. Well done 1st class
Alan, gb1 night trip
The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple
Food at the bank was exceptional and fantastic nights sleep.
Martyn, gb1 night trip
The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple
Favourite hotel in Barnstable
Enjoyable as always Eat in the hotel restaurant superb Asked for a double bed somehow managed to get two singles was not a problem upgraded to a superior room free of charge What more can I say
Nigel, gb1 night trip

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The Royal & Fortescue, Barnstaple

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