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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AR, England
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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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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have just returned from a Shooting Weekend with my son. Stayed at the Carlton and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Hotel is very clean and the owner and his staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast very good set up for the day after the full English. Liked the fact that there is a dedicated gun room with separate cabinets to store... More 

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

Thank you Phil for the very positive review. We are delighted you enjoyed you stay and will look forward to welcoming you back very soon - Michael R More 

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife Bernadette and I stayed at the Carlton for 2 nights. The room we had was very comfortable and clean. Michael, the owner of only 3 weeks, and the staff were excellent in making us comfortable. Jimmy, the night porter, is a great fellow and made us some lovely sandwiches quite late at night which went down very well.... More 

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

A wonderful review Tony and thank you. Jimmy is thrilled to get a mention (as am I) and my very best to Bernadette. We hope to see you again very soon - Michael R More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed by stay in The Carlton. The owners were friendly and welcoming, and the breakfast plentiful and served in less than a couple of minutes after ordering. I stayed in a single and although small I felt it was OK for what I paid. The location is good - just around the corner from one of the main... More 

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

Thank you for the positive review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and liked the location - Michael R More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very friendly and helpful, bedrooms clean and comfortable the resort is charming and well worth a visit, and we were only a few minutes away from the sea front, and not far from the lovely harbor.

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

Thank you for the very kind review Jacqueline. I will share with the team and we hope to welcome you back again very soon. - Michael R More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and two teens stayed in the spacious family roomfor 3 nights and it felt very comfortable. We used the wifi in the front lounge and met other travellers. We had excellent, friendly service. We were visiting family so it was a great location for activities in Ilfracombe. I would recommend this hotel when visiting Ilfracombe.

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

We are most grateful for such a positive review of the family rooms we offer and hope to welcome you again very soon - Michael R More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the hotel direct over the phone at really short notice ! The receptionist was very helpful . On arrival we checked in by the same receptionist that we booked over the phone with very helpful her name was Kirsty and really polite . The cost of the room was £110.00 for a superior delux which we both thought was... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the hotel. I have noted your comments and will share with the team. I am pleased that Kirsti looked after you so well and warranted special mention - Michael R More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not have been more helpful. The Hotel is in a street about 5 minutes from town and sea. Very quite clean. My room was comfortable and well appointed. I had to make some rearrangement prior to the trip and they were really helpful. Breakfast was excellent and served quickly. Well recommended

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

Thank you for the review Richard, really glad the team looked after you and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon - Michael R More 

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

Really nice position - quiet and near the sea + town centre, very welcoming, good breakfast too. I booked late, attending a wedding the next day and after realising what a mess the A303 is in. [Review not 200 characters?! Tripadvisor!]

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ilfracombe_carlton, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi C from Godalming, Thanks for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Regards Michael. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

A last ditch attempt to find somewhere nice in Ilfracombe could have ended in disaster but we were all pleasantly surprised by the value for money on offer at this hotel. The staff were friendly, good humoured and relaxed. Our rooms were spacious and clean and the breakfast was really good. It's situated a street away from the front; a... More 

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

Thank you Fiona for your kind review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Regards Michael More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stayed here as guests at Wedding at the Tunnels. Excellent from start to finish. Could not have been made more welcome by Clare and Austin. Superior double room was extremely comfortable and well equipped and furnished with all one could possibly need for a relaxing weekend break. Breakfast was delicious, lots to choose from and portions were ample. My husband... More 

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

Thank you for your review Nanny Cox. On behalf of the previous Owners More 

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