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The Royal Britannia

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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“harbour view”(16 reviews)
“lord nelson”(6 reviews)
“four poster bed”(11 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Brit is an amazing pub/restaurant and hotel. Food/staff and customers are so welcoming and the place has that old world pub feel. Has a lovely eating area, and a sun terrace that looks out over the harbour. Views are amazing. Animals and children friendly...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a groupon booking which may have impacted on the stay, the hotel is right on the corner of the harbour and we were a little disappointed that despite being an out of season midweek break we did not get a harbour view. I...More

Thank sabre1997
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say what an amazing place to stay .the staff were amazing. After phoning them with very short notice(as in 10mins before arriving to book) after leaving a very shocking Hotel. the staff here are great ,very friendly the manager even offered us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not wildly impressed with his hotel. My initial impression was not good. The reception/office was very scruffy with stuff piled everywhere and very little system. It looked as though it had an identity crisis and was also a hardware store. After already having a sinking...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stayed here over the New Year as everywhere else was fully booked! We booked the family room which was great, admittedly the rooms were old fashioned and the shower wasn't the cleanest, but on saying that overall the room was fairly clean, and good...More

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Beachfront
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Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$52 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, 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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"Front rooms have harbour view...lovely to lay in bed listening to the sea"
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"Don't book for Saturday night. Apparently during the week it isn't so bad."
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"Harbour views are exceptional and worth paying more for."
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"Try to get a room facing the sea side. The pubs at the street side are more visited and stay open longer."
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