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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AR, England
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Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't normally look at a hotel below 4 star but this hotel is superb. Thank you Claire and Austin for your excellent customer service and for opening up the kitchens just for me, great hotel ignore the star ratings because the service you receive is 5 + star. Would recommend.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back for more clay shooting at the local grounds with a great friend Stayed at the Carlton again due to the lovely stay I enjoyed last October. Not disappointed, Clair and Austin (the owners) went out of their way to spoil us rotten. It was not very busy being a bit out of season. Nevertheless, a very comfortable and relaxing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there to go shooting at the two local shooting grounds and did not regret it for a second a great place to stay very clean. Food was great.warm and friendly staff and professional great place to stay

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Visited in January with a coach full of family, friends and acquaintances. The hotel was clean and comfortable. Our room was light and airy with ensuite facilities. The management and staff were very friendly and always willing to help, no request was to big. would happily recommend this hotel to others. A great time was had by all.

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28 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went with a coach full of people, Our group of twelve friends (four of which were able to book in separately from the coach trip as travelling from different area) all enjoyed our stay, Our six rooms were clean and comfortable with good on suite bathroom facilities. One couple found their room cold but this was quickly rectified with a... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
5 hotel reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

before travelling up North we pooped in for a flying visit one day recently. In this trade, heaven knows staff can be unhappy or even mistreated. The industry is famous for it, but these days no-one has to accept it. On entering the Hotel the Bar was closed and the place was empty. We popped back and had a peek... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with a friend just before Christmas and as it was low season, there were only a handful of guests. The hotel in general and rooms are circa 1973 (360 degree carpeted lift and paintings of kittens in vases) but our host Claire was so lovely and hospitable that's it's hard to come away with a negative thought. Very... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Just had a lovely week at this hotel. Claire & Austin along with all the staff were helpful & friendly. We were with a coach party of 49, on a Taste of Christmas week. Our room was very clean & comfortable (we did have the executive room), Light switch broke was promise to be fix while we were at dinner,... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

our family of 9. including 4 children stayed here in 3 rooms for a September wedding.Spotless and comfortable, the staff were friendly and helpful, and like a previous poster we had a problem parking but they managed to get us in by moving cars around. Wonderful breakfast,including yummy kippers in excellent position, definitely would return and heartily recommend. The rooms... More 

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26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The hotel is situated in a good position and was clean and tidy although a little dated. During the latter part of October when autumn chills set in one would expect the thermostat on the central heating to be ramped up especially as the majority of the guests were senior citizens. Our bedroom was cold and the two small radiators... More 

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