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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service day and night, fantastic location, boat trips from the harbour, peaceful & picturesque, fantastic award winning beaches nearby , alternative bars and restaurants within walking distance highly recommended in our opinion

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1Thank Mark T
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nothing much to look at from the outside. But like many older places it is fabulous inside. We had the best view of all, looking straight into the harbour from the well appointed bay window. The room is beautifully decorated. The bath...ahhhhh! The staff went out of their way to accommodate us. Thank you. We will be back......

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1Thank KathyvanZyl
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed for a weekend at this hotel. We had a basic family room which was very tired, the floors creaked, which means everyone was woken up at night when someone used the bathroom. The place was very run down, and you could smell the attached Asian Restaurant. When we booked we checked that they accepted dogs, which their website...

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5Thank Neil W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The hotel is perfectly positioned in ilfracombe harbour and a very good central point from which to explore ilfracombe. The room we stayed in was tiny and in my opinion very dated. The hotel could do with an update to make it more spacious and welcoming. Food and drink were good and the staff were friendly helpful and accomodating. Ask...

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1Thank chuck1901
Oxfordshire, England
Reviewed 11 October 2016

An overnight stay before catching the morning boat to Lundy Island so location was the deciding factor. No car park but parking in the quayside car park was convenient. We had booked a standard room which gave us a bit of extra room. The bed was comfortable and given the price it was good value for money.

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Whitefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Great location with the lovely sound of the sea when you wake up, get a room with a view worth it Rooms are tired and need modernaisation, shower ok Close to all bars and restaurants Toilet smelt a bit, problem with drains I reckon not too bad tho Bar staff evenings a good laugh!

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We visit here this hotel many times and its always great to see the staff and owners who look after Now the summer is coming to an end its prefect for us The Britannia offers good food and affordable drink prices so we tend to stay here The harbour has lots of food and drink places to go to so...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We spent an afternoon in Ilfracombe and decided to stop off at The Royal Brittania for a couple of hours. They have a beer here called Butcombe Gold.. Its deliciously refreshing and very moreish. Highly recommended.

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1Thank Dan B
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Whilst on holiday we visited this pub, My husband and i both ordered starters and mains which you are required to pay for upfront. after a short wait the waitress/ cheif brought out our main courses. We questioned this as we had had ordered starters. The waitress said that she hadnt been told that we wanted our starters first!?. she...

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5Thank helen i
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Dated dirty room windows can't see the sea for dirty Windows . Window broken glass on inside ledge window wedged open with two pieces of wood. Desperately needs updating . 1 Star Rated Disappointing as this was a surprise break from my wife. Parking none public parking on the key 800 yards away long term £12.00 for 4 Days .

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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The Hotel sits on the Harbourside and we have a waterside seating area two restaurants Carvery on Sundays and two bars open from 8.30am until late. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Britannia

Address: The Harbour Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $81 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Britannia 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
The Royal Britannia Hotel Ilfracombe
The Royal Britannia Ilfracombe, Devon
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
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“Room with a view. Costs a little more, but why else are we here?”
 of 5 bubbles KathyvanZyl, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“book harbour view room”
 of 5 bubbles janicew678, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The six rooms overlooking the harbor absolutely fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles 238jeant, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“over looking the harbour”
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