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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The staff were all so friendly & helpful, printing off bus timetables, telling me where to get the bus and much more. As a solo traveller who has not been to Ifracombe before I found the staff so helpful and knowledgeable. I had a most enjoyable stay, comfortable & clean room, lovely food & wine, a peaceful library room. I...

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

Thank you for the review Pauline, we are delighted the team looked after you and that you enjoyed the food and drink. We hope to welcome you back again very soon - Michael R

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had a good 2 night stay here in August. Fantastic location, main areas have been refurbished and were lovely including breakfast room. Our room was so small that you could barely walk round the bed and we were up in the eaves so we had a slanting roof! There are slowly refurbing the whole hotel and i'm sure it...

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

Thanks for the review Anna, we are glad you enjoyed the refurbished spaces and that you found the former bedroom product clean. Come back and see us in 2017 when we will have new deluxe rooms available - Michael R

Preston lancs
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The good really friendly staff and really good food. Only 2 couples eating in the evening but the food was well worth it. The not so good was the room very clean no complaints there but very small. Bathroom was very small with toilet and shower. Hand basin in the bedroom. No room to swing a cat springs to mind....

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

Thank you for taking time to review John, as you have mentioned we are in the process of refurbishing bedrooms and we are delighted you enjoyed the food and service - Michael R

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Myself husband and daughter not forgetting our dog teddy had a lovely stay at the Carlton hotel. The staff where all very friendly and helpful, our family room was very clean and comfortable, the quality of the food so lovely. I would like to say thank you for your kindness due to myself recovering from having a operation it meant...

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

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay Sharon, thank you for taking time to review & we look forward to welcoming your family back to the new and improving Carlton - Michael R

Reviewed 22 September 2016

I arrived at the Hotel in the mid afternoon and without having booked managed to get a double room for the night. The room was fairly small however as it was just me it was nice to not have too much empty space! The room had the usual, coffee/tea facilities and en-suite bathroom. The staff were really friendly and polite...

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

Thank you so much for your review Mari, we are really pleased you enjoyed the facilities and in particular the food/service from the team, we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon - Michael R

Corse Lawn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed here for three nights before travelling on to Lundy for our holiday and a further two nights on our return form the island. The bedrooms although a bit dated are clean and comfortable. Michael (the proprietor) has embarked on a major project to renovate the hotel, having already completed the public rooms to a very high standard. While...

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

Thank you so much for your very kind review Brian, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you rate the catering as first class and good value, we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel and indeed to some new rooms if booked after December 2016 - Michael R

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was welcomed in a very friendly manner & was told that that the hotel was undergoing major renovation & I could see why as my room was very tired & in need of renovation. After saying that, all the staff were friendly & helpful. Breakfast & dinner were of a reasonable standard & dining area was clean. Hotel is...

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

Thank you for the review Stuart, glad the team looked after you and you enjoyed the location - Michael R

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We received a very warm welcome from the owner and staff. The room was clean and well equipped, they even supplied bowls and a dog bed for my spaniel. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. I would recommend the hotel for business or pleasure.

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

Thank you for the kind review Antonia, we hope to see you again soon - Michael R

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A good mid range hotel that is on the up with excellent food very friendly undergoing major refurbishment what I have seen of that looks great I will be returning when it is done,very nice stay indeed.

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

Thank you for the great review Wayne, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon - Michael R

Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

we came to this hotel on recommendation. It was such a friendly hotel and the staff were great. The full English breakfast was definitely worth getting up for. The manager was telling us all about his plans for the hotel and showed us the library which he had done up. If this was anything to go by this is going...

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

Thank you Sarah and I am glad you enjoyed your break. Demolition has commenced for phase one of the bedroom refurbishment and we are so excited about having new deluxe rooms from Christmas 2016 and rolling out throughout the hotel by 2018 - Michael R

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
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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: RM481 - RM1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“First floor rooms are really well appointed and brand new”
 of 5 bubbles richardyates53, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Owners are very honest with advising best rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Lottiepop17, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are being refitted. Older style rooms are still lovely but boutique type rooms are available but go quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles Eeebabe, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Not sure what the standard rooms are like but our upgrade was very nice (Room 5). No heating in bathroom though but not too big an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisamears, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor are the newly refurbished”
 of 5 bubbles turnbull1961, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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