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Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
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Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel
Ranked #8 of 22 hotels in Ilfracombe
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my parents on a Shearings self drive holiday and can't fault the hotel or the staff. Yes some areas are dated but in terms of value for money you couldn't ask for better. The basic rooms are basic and unfortunately the sink is unusable for either trying to clean your teeth or even filling the kettle... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Also, I would like to thank you for visiting Ilfracombe and for choosing The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel. As you said, all members of staff are very friendly and work really hard to make sure... More

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

Returned two weeks ago,as per usual with Bay Hotels room spotlessly clean,staff all so helpful,nice to have meals on a hot plate,Hotel situated central to all amenities,harbour a pleasant walk,Ilfracombe such a lovely seaside resort.entertainment two out of three nights fantastic,only one negative and that at breakfast getting cereals and juice was a bit hectic as laid out on a... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review. Your feedback is important to us and all your comments will be taken on board. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money with Good Food, Great Entertainment, Comfortable accommodation and Excellent Service. Once again, thank you for visiting us and... More

Bolton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with National Holidays for a 4 night stay and on the whole I am very pleased with the hotel. The location of the hotel is excellent, with just a short stroll to the harbour, the tunnels beaches and the high street. Our room was spacious and spotlessly clean. Brew making equipment was provided, the TV worked well and... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback is very important to us and will help to continue working hard and providing the best possible service and value for money to our customers. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your lovely review... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Self drove and while you can park at the hotel for £5.00 per day, on the road outside the hotel or nearby is free between 6.00 pm and 10.00 am and all day on sunday. Other road parking is free close to the nearby Lidl supermarket. Excellent service at the hotel with the bar, restaurant and service staff. Special mention... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for your positive review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money with Good Food, Great Entertainment and Excellent service, provided by a well trained staff. We are very focus on customer service and we always try to make sure... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went with shearings,as with most bay hotels parts were a little dated but this one is better than most,the food was varied, tasty and served piping hot.the entertainment was pretty good.my wife and i would like to thank all members of staff at the hotel for making our stay so pleasant.

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. Your feedback is very important to us and also will help our future customers. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, all members of staff work really hard to make sure our customers have a good time with us. Once again, thank you... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time this weekend. Yes, the hotel and rooms may be a little tired but for the money paid with National Holidays, it was EXCELLENT value! Dining - Absolutely no complaints and cannot find anything negative to say. We had our table allocated on the first night of our arrival so we never had to wait for a... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an Excellent value for money with Good Food, Great Entertainment and Brilliant Service. Your feedback is very important and will help us to keep working hard and improving where needed. Once again, thank you for visiting us and... More

Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to the hotel in July on an 8 day Shearings holiday. The weather was fantastic if a little too hot at times. The hotel does need a bit TLC in places but the beds & bathroom were good with clean towels every day. The food was great, plenty of choice and enough at every meal. Our waiter Raull... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your feedback is important to us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your lovely comments about our staff are very appreciated. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money with Good Food, Great Entertainment and First Class... More

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 7 night stay with Shearings and wanted to thank Imma, our lovely funny and happy waitress, Joe the Entertainments Manager who was out Baby Elvis (sorry Joe) and Andy our very informative and helpful driver. They made the holiday, with of course, the beautiful weather. Admitted, the hotel is dated and could do with a painter... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments and also for your positive feedback about the staff and the service. As you said, we offer an excellent service and all members of staff work really hard to make sure our customers enjoy their stay with us. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived home Monday after four day break, two days were took. Up with travelling 11 hours there and same back, so ii travelled so. Far again it would have to be for at least 7 days, not enough time in ilfracombe as it is a lovely place, to. Fully appreciate what it as to offer as on both days staying... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Your feedback is very important and appreciated and will help us to keep improving where needed. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money with Good food, Great Entertainment, comfortable acommodation and... More

Darwen, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a week at the grand Hotel with shearings, Ilfracombe is a very nice Victorian resort and this is a typical Victorian hotel, lots of stairs, end less twists and turns to go up the stairs, we were lucky that our room was beside the small lift, so we had little trouble in getting the lift,... More

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for visiting us and also for your review. Your feedback is very important to us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced thr first class service that we offer st The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel. Once again, thank you for your comments and we hope to see you... More

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Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
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Situated on the level seafront of this hugely popular Victorian seaside resort stands the welcoming Dilkhusa Grand Hotel. The hotel was originally a private house, bought by a Raj at the turn of the last century as a gift to his wife - Dilkhusa translates from Hindustani roughly as ‘House of the Happy Heart!’ The hotel overlooks the picturesque Runnymede gardens and is close to the Landmark theatre which attracts many national acts. It is also just a short walk from the bustling 10th-century harbour where Britain’s most famous living artist, Damien Hirst, owns a restaurant. The Dilkhusa has a well-appointed restaurant combining excellent hospitality and service. A spacious and comfortable entertainments suite provides the ideal setting in which to sit back and enjoy the acts at this friendly and sociable hotel. ... more   less 
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