Frequently Asked Questions

What dining options do you have in the Hotel?
We have two restaurants within our hotel, our AA Rosette award-winning Arlington Restaurant and our Colour’s Bar & Bistro as well as our Terrace Lounge. Meals are served in the bar and lounge between 6-9.00pm and food is served in the Arlington restaurant between 12 - 2pm and 6.30-9.00pm 

What time are breakfast and dinner served? 

Breakfast is served in the main Arlington restaurant between 7.30-10.00am

Do you have parking and do I need to reserve a space?

The hotel has parking at the front of the hotel and a larger car park at the rear of the hotel. To access the rear car park, the barrier will open automatically but on departure you will need a token from reception. 

Do any of your rooms have walk-in showers? 

We have 9 rooms with walk-in showers, to book please contact our reception team directly on 01271 345861. 

Is your hotel pet-friendly?

We do not allow pets in the main hotel, except for assistant guide dogs. 

Do you have pet-friendly rooms? 

Our Rivercourt building is suitable for guests bringing dogs. This building is attached to the main hotel but has a separate entrance. Dogs are charged at £10 per dog per night. 

What time is breakfast served?

Breakfast is served from 7:30am - 10am.

What time is dinner served?

Our Arlington Restaurant is open from 6:30 - 9pm and our Colour's Bar & Bistro is open from 6 - 9pm.

Do you have a swimming pool? 

We don’t have leisure facilities on-site, however, guests enjoy free use of our sister hotel’s swimming pool, fitness suite and sauna at The Barnstaple Hotel. 

Do you have car charging facilities? 

We don’t have car charging facilities on site, however, our sister The Park offers a car charging point, less than 1 mile from our hotel. 

Are there iron facilities in the room?

To request an iron and ironing board, please contact reception. 

What is the dress code in the restaurant?

The Dress code of the Arlington Restaurant is smart casual, we ask for no shorts, ripped denim, trainers or sportswear. Our Colour’s Bar & Bistro has no dress code. 

Can you advise us of somewhere to visit on this rainy day?

The Imperial Hotel offers local attraction discounts for all guests including Dartington Crystal which is all undercover. Barnstaple town offers plenty of shops of which plenty are located in Green Lanes Shopping center, Barnstaple also has a Pannier Market most days with different stalls throughout the week.