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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AR, England
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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel
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Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 6 days ago NEW

Found the Carlton Hotel as I needed on site parking for myself and my staff. Arrived very hungry when the restaurant was closed but Claire (owner) went out of her way to make me a ham & cheese sandwich. Rooms are spotless with everything you need. It's only a 5 min walk into Ilfracombe too. Breakfast was perfect and cooked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in room 311 top floor. Loved every minute of stay. Staff super friendly and very efficient in everything they did. Cleanest hotel I've ever stayed in. Car parking outside the building on private driveway so no problems there. Full English for breakfast just the job. Ohh and there a dancefloor if your feeling disco.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and 9 others have just returned from a weekend shooting break. Having stayed at all of the hotels in Ilfracombe that cater for shooters I can safely say that the Carlton is a mile in front of the others. Claire and Austin are on the ball with how a hotel should be run. Its clean and tidy, staff are... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with a group and although our room was comfortable the food was dreadful. Dinner was the worst meal I have eaten since travelling on an African train thirty years ago. A scampi starter consisted of three, shrivelled, indescribable lumps with some salad. The main courses arrived in front of us only a couple of minutes after ordering... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

only stayed in hotel one night but found it to be very friendly , good location very clean bar area and reception very nice, there is a lift to all floors room was very comfortable tea and coffee making facilities, shower was good hotel is on side street so quiet at night, short walk to harbor restaurants and bars, would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We recommended the Carlton Hotel despite its low star rating to our wedding guests as a place to stay when we got married in the area in May this year. The Hotel dealt with a large range of our guests from the age of 80 to 2 years old and I could not praise them enough the team at the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Now I know why I wouldn't look at a 2 star hotel but as I was on a coach trip the choice was not mine. Having looked at some of the reviews I thought this Hotel would be an exception to the rating but not for us. I can't understand how the service and attitude from the owners can be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

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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