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The Royal Britannia

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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in the Royal Britannia in April. This must be the worst hotel I've stayed in. The place is very tired and tbh should be closed down, gutted and refurbished throughout. It is a shame as it has a good location by the harbour...More

Thank Mid-Wilf
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no real reception and everything feels chaotic. Luckily we upgraded to a harbour view room and the view from the room was lovely. Unfortunately our bathroom was filthy and the shower was more of a trickle. I actually don't think the room was...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here and had a harbour view room. The view from the room was lovely. Unfortunately our bathroom was filthy and the shower was more of a trickle. I actually don't think the room was cleaned for our entire stay & our bed didn't...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Booked two nights here mid week. Turned up to be told I was being given a free upgrade. First time that’s ever happened to me. Was given a beautiful room overlooking the harbour with four poster bed. Can’t tell you how amazing it was ....More

1  Thank Graham G
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed on a bed and breakfast 2 night stay, bought by our daughter, and we had a good time. The room had a view of the harbour, albeit a small one. The room was very large, clean and tidy with a...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 58 - USD 126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 58 - USD 126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Ella N
22 February 2017|
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Response from Moothing | Reviewed this property |
No, there aren't any parking spaces at the hotel. Even pulling over to get all your things out would cause a lot of problems. X
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scrappydee
10 January 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
Hi we went out of season, 24 hr car park is 100 yards away but we was told you can park on single yellow opposite hotel
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Concours C
15 September 2015|
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Response from np1257315 | Property representative |
Yes the hotel is next door to the only Asian restaurant in the harbour and the hotel has a dragons nest sign on the other end of the building but no smell from the sign the hotel is a 300 years old lady who was ready to be... More
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"Don't bother"
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"Harbour view is the only room i would recommend if you have to stay here"
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"Get another hotel."
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"Front rooms have harbour view...lovely to lay in bed listening to the sea"
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