Royal Castle Hotel

11 The Quay, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PS

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Overlooking the inner harbour, at the heart of Dartmouth, a visit to the Royal Castle is an unforgettable experience.  We have 24 individually decorated bedrooms and you can dine in the river-view restaurant or enjoy the atmospheric downstairs bars.
Inviting You

500 years of history surround this ancient coaching inn, which has been entertaining guests since Drake first sailed. Combined with stylish decor, original antiques and quirky features, the award winning Royal Castle Hotel presents a truly unique place to stay and welcomes families and dogs. Cobbled streets, intriguing shops and the River Dart are all on the doorstep.

Unique Bedrooms

Positioned around the Elizabethan inner courtyard, 24 en-suite bedrooms all have individual charm and great character. Every modern hotel comfort is provided plus lots of unexpected extras, including antique features, four poster beds, spa baths and the luxury of complimentary valet parking. All rooms come with fluffy towels, crisp linen, luxury bathrobes, quality toiletries, complimentary wi-fi, flat screen TV’s, telephones, mineral water and tea and coffee making facilities.  Rooms are available as doubles, twins and family rooms and some rooms are dog friendly.  We offer an award winning breakfast in our river view restaurant.  We strive for great attention to detail and excellent customer service at all times.

Excellent Food & Vintage Cellars

We believe in using fresh, local produce from South Devon.  The Grill Room, our AA rosette, award winning restaurant offers fine cuisine in a relaxed environment with fantastic river views.  Our two characterful bars, both with cosy corners and open fires in winter, serve a great bar menu, the catch of the day and daily specials until 10pm. Choice of menu is extensive with seasonal specialities including: local crab and spit roasts prepared over open fires. Our vintage cellars are well stocked with world-renowned and West Country brands.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double or Twin Roomfrom £160.00 to £180.00 per room (breakfast included)
River View Double or Twin Roomfrom £210.00 to £245.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single Roomfrom £110.00 to £130.00 per room (breakfast included)

**As a guide, prices are per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Night porter
  • Pets accepted
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans spoken
  • Czech spoken
  • French spoken
  • Polish spoken
  • Spanish spoken
  • Thai spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available



Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the M5 travelling south take the A38 towards Plymouth, leaving the A38 at the Totnes turning taking the A384 to Totnes. On reaching Totnes turn right at major set of traffic lights following signs to Dartmouth - distance of approximately 12 miles. On reaching Dartmouth follow signs for the town centre and turn right at the inner harbour where you will see the Royal Castle Hotel on your right. Please pull up safely outside the hotel and we will help you arrange parking and porterage.

GPS Navigational Coordinates

Latitude 50.3518

Longitude 3.5791



Public Transport Directions

By Train: Nearest main line station with direct service to London is Totnes - 12 miles. Journey time from London to Totnes approximately 4 hours. National Rail Enquiries: Telephone 0845 748 4950 or visit: or

By Coach: Nearest National Express departure point is Totnes - 12 miles. Dedicated booking line: 08705 808080 or visit:

By Air: For general information on all inbound flight options to the South West (travel pages)Exeter Airport (30 miles): For all flight options to Exeter Airport visit: Plymouth Airport (35 miles): For all flight options to Plymouth Airport visit: Bristol Airport (108 miles): For all flight options to Bristol Airport visit:




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  • 3 AA Stars Hotel
  • 3 Visit England Stars Hotel
3 AA Stars Hotel 3 Visit England Stars Hotel


  • Visit EnglandSilver Silver 2012
  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) 2012
  • Visit EnglandBreakfast Breakfast 2012

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