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Royal Hotel Exterior Over Bideford Bridge

Everything you needfor your perfect Bideford Break

When looking for the perfect accommodation for your North Devon break, our riverside hotel is a worthy contender. Whether you're planning a weekend break or something slightly longer, knowing that you can return to comfortable beds and a welcoming team of staff at the end of the day can make all the difference.

Boasting views over the River Torridge and elegant Regency interiors, our hotel in Bideford is ideally situated for those hoping to visit Westward Ho!, Instow beach and the Tarka Trail. Plus, with miles of coast path for you to explore, your break in North Devon can be as jam-packed as you'd like!

Dogs on Beach Day

The Paw-fect place for yourFour-Legged Friend

A dog-friendly holiday at The Royal Hotel offers endless possibilities including walks, hikes, and taking in the views of North Devon's beautiful beaches. 

Discover the local wildlife and follow your companion as they sniff out the woodland trails. With plenty of places to discover and incredible views at every turn, you'll be sure that a stay at the Royal Hotel with you're four-legged friend is the perfect choice for you both. 

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Deliciously delectable dining

Here at The Royal Hotel & Merchants Bistro we believe that dining out should be a memorable experience.

Whether you're looking for a quick pick-me-up or after something a little more indulgent to share with someone special you will experience attentive service and excellent food every single time. 

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The Royal Hotel Facilities


32 luxury rooms, each with individual character and some with stunning views over the river

Dining Options

Traditional fine dining in our elegant Merchants Bistro, or lighter meals in our charming Kingsley Lounge

Room Service

24-hour room service is available

Wedding Venue

Licensed venue for Civil Ceremonies or Renewal of Vows

Leisure Facilities at our Sister Hotel

Complimentary use of the leisure facilities at our sister hotel, The Barnstaple Hotel


Air-conditioned public areas


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel to all our guests

Free Parking

There is ample free parking for all our guests

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