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Score Valley Country House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Score Valley, Ilfracombe EX34 8NA, England
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Ranked #17 of 48 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the very warm welcome, to the wonderful room and the very good breakfast, everything about this hotel is to be recommended. Both Roger and Jenny are excellent hosts both available and unobtrusive. I would whole heartedly recommend this hotel. The only advice I would give to other travellers is to ask about the alternative exit from the driveway

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Just returned from a wonderful couple of nights at Score Valley. Jenny and Roger were so friendly and were able to signpost us to attractions in the local area we went quad biking locally and loved it. Our room was very spacious and the bed was HUGE and extremely comfortable - if it wasn't for Jenny's delicious breakfast I wouldn't... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very generous feedback. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable break particularly at this time of year when the weather can be so unpredictable. We believe there is something to do in this area all year round and are always pleased to advise on ideas. Quad biking, with the protective clothing they provide,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Never left a review on here before, but this place had to be recommended. Everything about this place was was 1st class, from the welcome to our departure. We spent 2 nights here, over for my sons wedding in area. This is what id missed about England, a real gem this place, service was top notch and friendly, hôtel itself... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to think of us and your generous feedback. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable weekend and particularly that this fascinating old building was able to add to your wife's experience of this beautiful part of the country. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We spent 3 nights here as part of our ruby wedding celebrations. We were greeted by a very welcoming Jenny who had left a personally written note under the fresh roses in our room. Roger gave us details of places to visit and was both charming and utterly efficient. Jenny's cooking is amazing- the home-made fishcakes were the best I've... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind feedback. We are so pleased you had a enjoyable time and even happier that we were able to contribute to it. For the sake of good order we should point out that the fishcakes were not actually home-made nor do we claim them to be. Much as I am sure Jenny would... More

Ashcott, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

What an amazing find! The house just does not want to let you go.Fabulous fun with Roger and Jenny. Excellent hosts. the room was absolutely wonderful with subtle charm. Cool and reflective after manically surfing. Tranquility personified! Now as for the food WELL FORGET THE FULL ENGLISH WHICH IS WONDERFUL JUST GO STRAIGHT FOR THE FRUIT AND YOGHURT!!!!!! There are... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

What can we say? Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Do not worry you will be most welcome to come back anytime. The joy of doing this is that we get to meet so many delightful people. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable time. More

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Had two nights here, perfect location for Woolacoombe and Ilfracombe, hidden away of main road in a valley. Hotel had lots of character and charm, with small bar area down stairs, ideal for getting together with other guests and host. Roger and Jenny make you fell very welcome and always available if needed. Our room was on top floor, with... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are very pleased you had an enjoyable stay and hope you will be able to come back again soon. More

Calne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

My partner and I stayed for two nights at Score Valley. We found the hotel with ease thanks to google maps and previous knowledge from visits to the area. The hotel was very pretty and in a lovely peaceful location, just what was needed considering the week before we had been at a very busy Butlins!!! The common areas were... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

We are very grateful for your very generous review. This area lends itself perfectly to walking dogs as, apart from our own land, there are pleasant walks down the lane to Bicclescombe Park or across the Cairn Nature Reserve opposite. We sincerely hope that if you are able to come we will be able to provide a much warmer welcome... More

Chester, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We stayed for two nights as we were in the area for a friends wedding. The house is a little off the beaten track but I think the same can be said of most of the accomodation in the area. The hosts were polite and friendly from the start, serving very cheap drinks in the evening and a lovely breakfast.... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

This was a very pleasant surprise to receive your kind review after so long and we are thrilled that you should take the time to think of us. More

Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

A very pleasant, comfortable hotel, clean and welcoming, in beautiful grounds. Breakfast very generous and beautifully cooked and presented. The only drawback was it was cold but the temperatures outside were raw and once you crank up the heater in your room you soon get warm, plus a blanket and hot water bottle are provided. This does not reflect on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We stayed for only three nights, but had a wonderful time. Although ti is called a "hotel", it really is a B&B guesthouse. It is located in a valley - as the name suggests - and although not walking distance from the town, it is near enough - a short drive!. Unfortunately we had a room without an en-suite bathroom... More

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

We are very grateful to Eulogia for her generous comments and would just like to pick up on the points she has raised. We have only one room which, due to its location within the property, is not possible to be made En-suite. This room has a dedicated lockable bathroom nearby. The benefit of this is that it does make... More

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Additional Information about Score Valley Country House

Also Known As:
Score Valley Country House Ilfracombe, Devon
Address: Score Valley, Ilfracombe EX34 8NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Score Valley Country House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Score Valley Country House is a licensed hotel set in its own pleasant grounds in a peaceful secluded valley on the edge of Ilfracombe, making it also an ideal base for enjoying the vast sandy beaches of Woolacombe and the Golden Coast or exploring the wonders of Exmoor. A husband and wife team we take pride in the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of the hotel offering a good nights sleep, a hearty breakfast and are always happy to offer ideas and advice to ensure you get the most from your visit to this beautiful area. We have plenty of free parking. Due to the age of the property and the running streams we regret we do not consider it suitable for unsupervised young children. We are pleased to take small/medium dogs on request. ... more   less 
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