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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent one night at the Carlton with my 2 adult sons and our 4-legged friend. The weather was absolutely freezing but the welcome we received, (dog included!), and the service thereafter was exemplary. We were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. We had a twin room and a single and both were warm, comfortable and...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review Wendy, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and the service. We hope to welcome you, your sons and fabulous four legged friend back again very soon - Michael R

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Carlton Hotel at the end of 2016, which also covered their New Year’s Eve package (Fantastic value for money!) and as the hotel is extremely dog friendly, our Staffie Cross Megan had a wonderful time too! The first thing that you notice about the Carlton, is the space in the reception and bar area, which is...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a resounding review Gwen, we are really delighted that you enjoyed your stay, the facilities and that the team made you feel very welcome. We are also very gratified you enjoyed the New Year's Gala dinner and entertainment too. We hope to welcome you back again very soon in 2017 - Michael R

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone was so welcoming and helpful, not just dog friendly, they are dog lovers !, I really enjoyed my stay. Breakfast had some of the best eggs I've ever tasted, was thrilled to see kippers were also an option.Thank you.

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review Katrina, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast. We hope to welcome you back again very soon - Michael R

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fabulous meal in very nice surroundings. The Owners made us feel very welcome. Food was very high standard and was very reasonably priced. The hotel is situated in prime position in the heart of ilfracombe. Would highly reccomend

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review the Carlton Brasserie, we are delighted you enjoyed the food, welcome, surroundings and felt the proposition was good value. We hope to welcome you back again soon - Michael R

Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in several hotels in Devon but the Carlton in Ilfracombe has to be one of the best. The owners are always available, nothing is too much trouble, the staff are exceptional so friendly, the food wow it's fantastic, the hotel is a short flat walk to the harbour which has lovely views, we cannot wait to stay...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind review Angela & Steve, we are really made up you enjoyed your stay and the food. It was also great to see in and celebrate the New Year with you and we look forward to your return - Michael R

Atherstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well kept hotel with on site parking. Great breakfast with plenty of choice for vegetarians. Clean and comfortable room. Staff were friendly with night porter staff to greet you on return from a night out..

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Stuart, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and breakfast. Hurry back - Michael R

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I travelled down with my two dogs and was made to feel most welcome by all the staff. I had forgotten my dog bowls but this was not a problem and quickly remedied by the front desk staff. The breakfasts were wholesome, freshly prepared with egg yolks the yellowest I have ever seen. I am already considering when I will...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Irina, we are really pleased both you and your dogs enjoyed the stay and that the team looked after you. We are looking forward to welcoming you back with new rooms from January 2017 - Michael R

Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016

we had our christmas meal here and the food was great, the staff were excellent, we had a really good night. i assume the hotel is going through a re-vamp. downstairs is very smart and modern. our room was clean comfortable and had everything we needed. the breakfast was awesome! ive had lots of breakfasts in lots of hotels, this

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review Paul, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and in particular the Christmas party meal and breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back - Michael R

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have been coming to this hotel for years and this was the first time since the change of ownership. There is some refurbishment taking place but was not a problem. There is evidence of some extensive infrastructure upgrades occurring which obviously needed attention - so good it's underway! The public areas are also being upgraded and it is clear...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Cheers Vince, I hope the mystery illness was not linked to the local cider!!! We look forward to welcoming you back to the new & improving Carlton Hotel - Michael R

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving to the hotel, Michael was very helpful and friendly. Very good with our baby and had a cot set up in the room already. We were briefly shown where all the services are and were led up to our room with en suite via the lift. The room was clean and tidy and in a good state of...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Victoria for a really fabulous review, we are really pleased you enjoyed the hotel, services offered and product improvements that we have made. We are really excited as the new rooms will be available very soon and we will be most delighted to welcome you back so you may enjoy the new Deluxe product at the Carlton -...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Independently owned and operated, conveniently located in the maritime area, close to the seafront, tunnels and harbour. Hotel offers all day dining and is fully licenced. All rooms are en suite, centrally heated and well appointed with flat screen TV, telephone, hair dryer, hospitality tray and WiFi throughout. A friendly team will look after you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

Address: Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: RM428 - RM757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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