Barnstaple is reputedly England s oldest borough and the hotel is situated in the town centre, the Hotel offers all modern facilities while retaining its original charm and character.
All bedrooms have bathroom en-suite and the lift provides easy access to all floors.
The relaxing lounges are waiter served throughout the day and are well renowned for their wonderful selection of afternoon teas, patisserie and specialist coffees.
Lord Fortescue s , the Hotel Restaurant, enjoys a particularly fine reputation with extensive A La Carte and Table d Hote menus to choose from. Alternatively you could always eat at 62 The Bank Bar & Bistro. With an amazing Tudor ceiling, oak pannelled walls and a menu that s got it all, it s no wonder The Bank s always buzzing.
The highest standards of accommodation is a combination of both comfort and style.
There is a lift to all floors. All bedrooms are beautifully furnished with private bathroom, colour satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
Naturally should you choose to dine in your room we offer a limited 24 hour room service.
In addition we also have a number of ground floor rooms.
The North Devon coastline boasts some wonderful scenery and most of our beaches have Blue Flags so you can be sure safety and cleanliness are top priorities.
Exmoor National park is a very special place. It combines stunning wild moorland with an awe inspiring coastline and is populated with red deer, rare wild ponies, and soaring birds of prey.
From centuries old local markets to the latest in modern retail, North Devon and Exmoor provide great chances to buy locally produced goods.
Leisure facilities are available at the barnstaple Hotel (The Royal and Fortescue s sister hotel, also in Barnstaple) free of charge, these consist of Sauna, Fitness Centre, Solarium, Billiards, Jacuzzi, Biking, Indoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool.
Travelling By Car: From M5: Take Junction 27 to the A361 & Barnstaple follow signs to Town Centre.
1st roundabout take right exit.
2nd roundabout (Tesco s) go straight on 3rd roundabout (McDonald s) go straight on 4th roundabout (Taw Ford Garage) take right exit 5th roundabout go straight on 6th roundabout take right exit and pass the Bus Station on your left Continue towards the Town Centre taking the next left. Take the next left again into Boutport Street. The Royal & Fortescue is on your left towards the bottom. You may park outside to hotel to register and the receptionist will direct you to the car park.
Travelling by Train / Coach: Barnstaple Railway Station is 10 minutes walk to the Hotel. The Coach Station is a 5 minute walk.
You can check in from 15:00. You need to check out by 11:00.