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The Imperial Hotel

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Set by the River Taw, the Imperial Hotel is the leading luxury hotel in Barnstaple and the surrounding North Devon area. With its sweeping oak staircase and lavish soft furnishings, the Imperial Hotel captures the magic and style of a lovely country house. You will feel yourself at home as soon as you step inside.

The 4 Star Imperial Hotel in Barnstaple is a flagship of Brend Hotels, the leader in West Country luxury hotels. At the Imperial, you will sense the long tradition of warm hospitality that has been enjoyed at this hotel for well over a century. Soak in the atmosphere and enjoy some fine living as our guest.

The Imperial became part of the Brend Group in 1998 and the hotel has been completely refurbished, whilst retaining all its original charm. With fabulous rooms for business meetings and private dining, it’s also a sensational wedding venue and a spectacular place to celebrate a special occasion.

Just minutes walking distance from Barnstaple’s town centre, The Imperial Hotel makes the perfect base for your North Devon break. We pride ourselves on creating an experience for our guests with luxury comfortable rooms, fine dining and attentive service we believe breaks don’t come much better than this.

Experience luxury from the moment you arrive in Barnstaples leading 4 Star hotel. Our hotel facilities include 63 luxury rooms, free wi fi and parking, AA award winning restaurant, contemporary bistro, sun terrace and lounge and breathtaking river views. Come and enjoy it all in North Devon’s leading hotel.




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“I have never before, in my long eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse. With two and a half weeks of extensive coverage of landscapes and skies, I hardly scratched the surface of the visual opportunities that were gifted to me.”

Steven Spielberg