Enjoy traditional elegance at one of Barnstaple's top hotels

Luxury from the moment you arrive. 

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. The many gorgeous National Trust properties in Devon such as the nearby Arlington Court have helped inspire the decor and create this warm and enchanting setting. 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.

Facilities

Facilities

Experience luxury from the moment you arrive in Barnstaples leading 4 Star hotel with 63 luxury rooms, AA award winning restaurant, contemporary bistro, sun terrace and lounge and breath taking river views. Come and enjoy it all! 

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The Area

The Area

Discover North Devon from The Imperial Hotel, with miles of endless beaches, wild moorlands and quiant villages around every corner, there is something for everyone in North Devon. The Imperial Hotel makes for the perfect hub with everything right on your doorstep. 

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Gallery

Gallery

Discover The Imperial Hotel and North Devon for yourself with our gallery. 

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Part of the AA Hotel Group of the Year

The Imperial Hotel is part of the Brend Hotels group, winner of 'Hotel Group of the Year' in the AA Hospitality Awards 2015-2016.

With period charm, wonderful cuisine and a riverside location,The Imperial Hotel is the perfect choice for a memorable North Devon break, as well as a stunning venue for a wedding or business meeting.

Come toThe Imperial Hotel in Barnstaple and experience for yourself the unique magic that sets Brend Hotels apart. You will find a warmth of welcome that is truly world class.