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The Royal Britannia

Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
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Ranked #11 of 22 Hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely harbour view room. Clean comfortable and relaxing. The staff were supportive, patient and understanding to meet our needs. Recommend room 25. It is apparent the owner is investing care and money into rennovations. Excellent location if you want the lively harbour experience which we did.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We started coming here in July this year 2014. First impressions: managed badly. Tables in dining areas were dirty. The food was poor : some kind of special offer of curry and rice and a drink for six pounds. Absolutely worthless offer. Absolutely poor management that do not deserve this lovely old Hotel A fantastic venue for weddings and parties... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a week 3 weeks ago Richard the hotel owner was nothing short of fantastic in accommodating our party of 4 people. Upon arrival Richard gave our party a discount card which saved us a lot of money over the week. £2.60 for a pint of Guinness in Devon is enough to make even your harshest of critics... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here twice, and my parents once. I first stayed in 2013 the na again this summer 2014, I have to say I think it has gone a bit downhill. Both times I had a room overlooking the harbour, and the rooms are big, with a table and chairs in the bay window, all good there. The second room... More

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

Very welcoming manager of hotel . Ate in restaurant and clean beautiful rooms. manager showed us around hotel. Hotel situated right on harbour front with restaurant and garden overlooking harbour so very picturesque. All in all a short trip but well worth as ilfracombe harbour and shops around having a lot of changes and up and coming benefits to the... More

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Bath
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last night to round off a camping trip... I always get nervous as a single parent travelling with 3 kids but found the man who checked me in to be most welcoming and friendly and also helped carry my luggage up to my room. I was slightly early for check in but as it was ready he showed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small room, not overrlooking harbour as told, decor is very old fashioned, think the owner needs to spend a bit of tlc and money on the place. Never ate in the pub, nor did many of the guests! Staff helpful and friendly. Overall not impressed would not stay here again.

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Lichfield, UK
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit here and as before we took a room with a wonderful view over the harbour. We kept the window open at night and enjoyed the sounds of seagulls and water lapping around the boats at high tide. The room was clean and characterful. But we regretted taking breakfast. It's advertised from 08.30. At 08.30 the... More

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely room and was clean. Room recently refurbed.Felt like a queen in the 4 poster bed. Lovely view out of the window too! You can see the harbour and you are right in the centre of everything. Would stay again

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Wimborne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On arrival we weren't sure if we had found the correct place as the "reception" for the hotel was not signposted or easy to find. The room was pretty standard, but did look aging with a worn and smudged information card and very dusty overhead fan and the shower "soap" seemed watered down. The biggest disappointment of the room was... More

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Address: Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9EE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
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