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Cambridge, UK
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79 reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Like another reviewer I don't think we are the target market for this hotel. We travelled independently but the majority of guests were with a large coach party. The best thing about this hotel is ALL THE STAFF - everyone was extremely helpful and friendly. Our room was ok, it was clean and comfy but a bit dated and, unfortunately,... More 

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Bristol UK
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83 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

I don't think I'm really the target market for this hotel- I got the impression it's aimed squarely at the older market (and coach parties for that market). However... the hotel was easy enough to find, situated next to a gorgeous but now sadly disused Berkeley Hotel. Parking can be hit or miss, the on-road parking outside the hotel is... More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Took my nan away on a coach trip holiday and had the pleasure of staying in this lovely family run hotel. Nick was a charming host and holds great entertainment nights, always on hand if theres any issues and full of praise and recomendation for Ilfracombe. Sandy was lovely and even borrowed my nan a mobility scooter when we had... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We only stayed here the one night the hotel was clean if slightly dated decor in the bedrooms the breakfast I'm sorry to say was ok my husband enjoyed his but I didn't I was but off it by finding a longish hair in it but other than that it was fine the staff were friendly and helpful and Nick... More 

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West Midlands
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Have just spent 5 days here with a coach party and had a great stay. Must be one of the friendliest hotels ever and Nick was a fantastic entertainer. Some areas are dated but bedding and towels superb. Menu was basic but food was hot and plentiful and always served with a smile. Mobility was an issue for some more... More 

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warwickshire
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

clean comfortable room,not posh but adequate, food good,, service excellent, Kirsty our waitress was a lovely polite friendly girl where nothing was too much trouble. Nick was great at entertaining and we had a really enjoyable break

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March, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

We went on a coach holiday to this hotel and, our first impression of our room was not particularly encouraging because, the same as the hotel, it looked at bit dated, (although we had a beautiful en-suite with a walk-in shower). This was probably because it was built in the mid-19th century. Having said that, the food and the service... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Just had 6 days at this hotel. Food good, staff friendly. Not really suited to people who can't manage stairs. Says wheelchair friendly but saw people struggle a bit. There is a lift but only takes about 4 people at once. Entertainment is in bar area and is quite loud, having said that we had a room on 2nd floor... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

nick and his team made me very comfortable during my stays here. excellent value, nice people, good food, what more could you want? there is also entertainment most evenings, the guests love nick because he is a great all rounder, he can sing, play instruments, and is also very funny!

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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a 5 day break with 55 members and friends of Maidstone NHS Retirement Fellowship. We received a very warm welcome from this family owned hotel. The rooms were all spotlessly clean, the food very good and both the service and entertainment excellent. Very good value and would recommend this hotel to any group holiday organiser!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally situated to explore Ilfracombe, The Osborne is a friendly family run hotel offering a warm welcome and fantastic value for money. The hotel has 53 en suite bedrooms, a ballroom, dining room, bar lounge, sauna and small games room.With a wealth of sporting and leisure activities close by the hotel attracts families, couples and groups who enjoy the stunning views and rugged landscape of the North Devon coastline. Our executive chef provides a mouth watering menu of treats with special group menu's available on request. We offer free gun storage for clay pigeon groups, wet clothing storage for surfers, kayak enthusiasts and fishermen, plus nightly entertainment in the bar area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Osborne Hotel

Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: RM385 - RM446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
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“Don't worry about the room!! Never heard any complaints.”
 of 5 bubbles 927keitht, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a lovely room at the top. Lace curtains. Tea and biscuits. Faced street. Hotel has an elevator/lift for guests with mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles Arleneeric, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“anything at front of building had the best views”
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“You would have to inquire with the Hotel as to your individual requirements.”
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