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Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here back in late March, our 8th year here. Food and staff fantastic as always. Massive selection at breakfast. All the hotel is very clean, comfortable with an excellent bar pool and a snooker table. Every year we see improvements to the property. I cannot see how they can afford the food, service and carry out improvements at the...

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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

had an excellent break here . food excellent , bedroom was clean . pool was brilliant . entertainment was good . bar prices a bit steep , but not unexpected . could do with a little tlc on the decor but overall excellent

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Coventry
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well.... Positives first - The staff were very friendly, view from the balcony was stunning and the swimming pool wasn't bad. On the negative side, the hotel is very run down and tired. A big thing is made of the Victorian heritage of many of the resorts on the North Devon coast. I believe some of the furniture in the...

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2Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i stayed here for a 2 night break,we found the staff,friendly and helpful.the downside was that because a number of coach trips had cancelled there was no one operating the bar on the upside though we had the whole hotel to ourselves.the hotel it self looks like it could do with a large dose of tlc but...

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1Thank Ashley S
Wiltshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just spent a lovely few days at the Royal Hotel in Woolacombe. Our room was a very nice standard and had a beautiful view across the National Trust headland and sea. The bedroom and bathroom was clean with was given a good daily service. There are lots of spacious public areas within the hotel to sit quietly and read...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views and location for exploring the local area. Good value for money, found the food satisfactory and staff were helpful. Good now the lift is up and running Not 5* but not 5* prices either. Would recommend as a good cost effective base for exploring the area.

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Hartland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room requested was for a disabled person.What a joke, the bed was only a standard double with very little room either side.The linen was an interesting shade of grey and didn't smell too good either.The plug sockets were so far from the dressing table that hair appliances wouldn't reach so you could see what you were doing. On to...

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2Thank Jessgeorge2014
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good stuff first - very cheap, great location, plenty of parking, good breakfast and friendly staff. The not good stuff- may have been smart in the late 60's, very shabby inside and out, carpets in holes repaired with sticky tape, bath stained, shower unusable - my daughter burned her hand - alternative is stone cold, a one hour slot...

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1Thank Lynn R
Budapest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived we were greeted by Kirsty. What a lovely friendly receptionist. She was very helpful and updated us to a room overlooking the sea it was beautiful. Now the rooms could do with updating BUT were very clean so no complaints there. and if we went back to the area would definitely stay there.

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2Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All of the reviews on here are correct. The WiFi is poor, while the breakfast is OK the dinners are worse than a NHS hospital, the building is old creaky and reminded me of a care home back when smoking was allowed indoors. The bathroom was very old. The bed along with every floorboard creaked. There is a serious mold...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
100 Bedroom budget hotel, overlooking the beautiful village of Woolacombe. Ideal base for exploring North Devon or just spend time relaxing on the award winning beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7AB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Woolacombe
Price Range: $78 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Royal Hotel Woolacombe, Devon
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“request sea view other wise it's a car park view”
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“The views on a clear day with sunsetting are stunning”
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“My husband has mobility problems so we requested a ground floor room but the hotel now has a lift!!”
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