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Wakes at the Royal Hotelin Bideford

We at The Royal Hotel would like to express our sincere condolences and would be honoured to host your family as you come together to celebrate a life that was loved dearly and will continue to be loved. 

We know how difficult it can be to arrange a wake or funeral tea for a loved one. Let our team relieve the pressure by assisting you through all the arrangements so you and your loved ones are able to celebrate the life they lived with an occasion that is bespoke to you and your family.

Celebration of Life Flyer

We recognise the extensive considerations involved in planning a celebration of life, which is why we have condensed all the essential information into a convenient downloadable flyer for your ease and convenience.

Royal Hotel Modern River Convertible Room (202) Accommodation Bedroom with Seating
Discounted Accommodation

We understand many may need to travel from afar to attend the wake and others may simply need a good nights sleep during this difficult time, which is why we offer discounted room rates for those attending. 

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Venue Hire

At The Royal Hotel, when you choose to host your wake with us, we extend our courtesy by offering complimentary room hire, alleviating one of your concerns during this difficult time of loss.

Contact Us

To speak to us directly about any arrangements you may need, please give our team a call on 01237 472005 and we'll be happy to discuss our involvement during this celebration of life.

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