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Top Barnstaple Historic Hotels

Kentisbury Grange
4 out of 5
Kentisbury, Barnstaple, England
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The price is £165 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
4.8/5Exceptional! (131 reviews)

"The garden cottage was clean and spacious, with lovely decor, comfortable bed and very friendly and helpful staff. Would definitely recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2020

Kentisbury Grange
The Imperial Hotel
4 out of 5
Taw Vale Parade, Barnstaple, England
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The price is £81 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (175 reviews)

"Super hotel, spotlessly clean. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was amazing."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2020

The Imperial Hotel
Yeo Dale Hotel
4 out of 5
Pilton Bridge, 124 Pilton Street, Barnstaple, England
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The price is £70 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (114 reviews)

"It was a lovely stay and the manager was very helpful. The room was immaculately clean and all the facilities were there. Plenty of teabags and milk etc and a very good full bottle of water. Two things I didn't much like. Though I was warned the low ceiling was quite tricky for a tall person and ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Yeo Dale Hotel
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Hunter's Inn
3.5 out of 5
Heddon Valley, Jose's Lane, Parracombe, Barnstaple, England
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The price is £89 per night from 14 Dec to 15 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (21 reviews)
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"Having stayed here last year we were concerned how much covid19 had forced a change - the hotel had worked very hard to ensure saftey with major changes to table layout, with tables guaranteed for staying guest, continuous cleaning processes during the day, with excellent service at meal times and ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Hunter's Inn
The Park Hotel
4 out of 5
Taw Vale, Barnstaple, England
Free cancellation
The price is £60 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (237 reviews)
Great room

"Very comfortable bed and generous shower room"…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2020

The Park Hotel
The Barnstaple Hotel
3 out of 5
Braunton Road, Barnstaple, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (218 reviews)

"The smoked haddock and poached egg breakfast was one of the best breakfasts I have eaten anywhere at any time."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2020

The Barnstaple Hotel
Moorlands Hotel
3 out of 5
Woody Bay, Parracombe, Barnstaple, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"First rate, service ,accomodation, welcome all excellent."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Moorlands Hotel
The Royal & Fortescue
3 out of 5
Boutport Street, Barnstaple, England
The price is £60 per night from 17 Dec to 18 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (213 reviews)

"We stayed in Room 404, which is part of "the mews". Comfortable enough but slightly on the damp side, which was remedied by opening the window. But, in these days of pandemic with a virus carried by airborne water droplets is it perhaps wise for the mews rooms to be used."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

The Royal & Fortescue
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About Barnstaple Historic Hotels

When you go on a Barnstaple trip out of town, it is easy to pick a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your rooms will have all the necessary amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more unique accommodation can enhance your trip. Staying in a Barnstaple historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with tons of personality. Furthermore, it allows you to surround yourself in Barnstaple's past.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

A visit to one of these Barnstaple traditional hotels can transport you to a past period as soon as you step into the front door. From Victorian-style architecture to locations infused with a rich history, these surroundings will make you'll instantly feel like you have stepped into a history book. Fortunately, you won't have to live fully in the past. While these lodgings are vintage, they have many modern comforts to help you take it easy during your stay. You will find your room outfitted with a cosy bed, loads of character, and just about everything you'll want for a wonderful trip.

Once you've spent time admiring your historic hotel, you can check out the well-known landmarks and art museums to absorb more of the area's culture. Undoubtedly, all this exploring can stimulate your appetite. Be sure to ask your hotel's front desk to suggest the popular places to enjoy a pint or dinner in Barnstaple are. You can also check through the comments section and review the recommendations other visitors to Barnstaple believe is merit going to.

Your Barnstaple Hotel Is Waiting

Barnstaple has 9 vintage hotels that exude the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous hotels may have been where respected musicians stayed. You are sure to land an accommodation that has all the amenities as well as the traits you wish for. Make sure to book your vintage hotel soon, or you may miss out on staying in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Barnstaple?
The historical places in Barnstaple are likely at the top of your sightseeing list. You can check out the gardens and countryside during your visit. During your stay in this relaxing area, you can also relish a trip to the coffee shops.
Where's the best place to stay in Barnstaple to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Imperial Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Kentisbury Grange and The Park Hotel.
How many historical hotels will I find in Barnstaple?
Barnstaple has 329 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 10 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Barnstaple?
Barnstaple is notable for landmarks like Arlington Court. The gardens and countryside highlight the natural beauty with places to discover including Exmoor National Park, Marwood Hill Gardens and Woody Bay Beach. In the area, you’ll also find Saunton Sands and Woolacombe Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Barnstaple?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can enjoy a holiday someplace that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the communal spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Barnstaple, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels tend to be the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Barnstaple have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, though efforts have been made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the normal amenities found in most hotels will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Barnstaple, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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