The Royal & Fortescue

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Royal & Fortescue

The Royal & Fortescue

3.0 star property

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing
Boutport Street, Barnstaple, England, EX31 1HG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPannier Market3 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarwood Hill Gardens11 min drive
  • Popular LocationBasett's Ridge11 min drive

About this area


The Royal & Fortescue is located near the boardwalk and in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at North Devon Coast and Exmoor National Park, while Arlington Court and The Burton Art Gallery and Museum are cultural highlights. Marwood Hill Gardens and Exmoor Zoo are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Pannier Market - 3 min walk
  • Marwood Hill Gardens - 11 min drive
  • Basett's Ridge - 11 min drive
  • Arlington Court - 14 min drive
  • Instow Beach - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Barnstaple Station - 9 min walk
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 58 min drive


  • RF Bar and Lounge – Serves lunch and dinner daily.
  • 62 The Bank – Serves lunch and dinner on select days.

About this property

The Royal & Fortescue

A restaurant, 2 bars/lounges, and a snack bar/deli are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area, and dry cleaning. All 49 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, safes, and desks.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
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