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Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
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Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel
Ranked #11 of 24 hotels in Ilfracombe
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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leyland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived on the 24th march for a 4 night holiday was allocated room 103 on the first floor paid an extra £5 per person for a super plus room was well worth the extra money room had been decorated to a very high professional standard and the twin bed were very comfortable and all the furniture seemed new although the... More

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coventry
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just enjoyed Easter at this hotel. I was a bit apprehensive after seeing some of the photos on here from previous guests there. I have no complaints about my room (124) the public areas, entertainment, or any member of staff, who did everything they could to make our stay a good one. Food was very good, served is... More

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

Dear abigailcoventry, Thank you very much for your positive review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in a near future. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money and all members of staff work really hard to make sure our customers have a great time with us. Once... More

Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel even better staff. Without exception all the staff greeted you with a smile and nothing was too much trouble. The food was very good as was the service. The room was the cleanest hotel room that I have ever stayed in!

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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 will help us to keep working and improving where needed. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass your lovely comments to the staff. Once again, thank you for your visit and... More

Llanelli, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a self drive break to this Shearings hotel with my parents. Excellent welcome on arrival at reception. Check in was instant with all necessary information provided. My parents had a double room and I had a single. Both rooms were basic yet comfortable, very clean and more than adequate. I would say that my single room (201)... More

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Matthew S, Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Coachholidayfan, Thank you for taking the time to post such a fantastic review regarding your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to hear that you had a very happy holiday experience from start to finish. I will personally pass on your comments to Lilly and Christy the Head Chef. Stevie G is a great Entertainer and is... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have just arrived home and was compelled to write a review about this hotel. There is good and bad which do you want first. Will start with the bad, this happened on our way up (or down not sure which) we were allocated room 313 third floor, there is only 1 lift so had to wait in a queue... More

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Matthew S, Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patm672014, Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay. Your comments are important to us and will help us to improve on our great hospitality and service that we already provide. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed the food I will pass your comments onto our Head Chef Christy. Once again... More

newcastle
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just back from this hotel and had a brilliant time. went with natioanal holidays and was good value. only downside was the length of time to get there, but we had plenty breaks, and the driver dereck was lovely. the hotel was very clean, the room was spotless and meals very nice and plentiful, our waitress, sarah was great and... More

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Matthew S, Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gary s. Thank you for your positive review. It is a pleasure to see that you had a brilliant time, and enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your comments to all, especially Sara in the Restaurant. Once again thank you for your review and we hope to see you again in a near future. More

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a 5 day Shearings tour on arrival at the Dilkhusa checking in was fast and professional, There is only one 4 person lift for the whole hotel so while cases are being sorted there is no lift, we were in room 305 third floor on leaving the lift you had to go down 9 steps a short... 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 to us and all your comments will be taken on board. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will personally pass your lovely comments to the staff. Once again, thank you for visiting us... More

Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just Stayed For Two Night Break [Fri&Sat 29th&30th March] Room Was Good Clean&Smart- We Found All The Staff Helpfull & Polite Especially The Young Barman Who Was Very Pleasant. The Food Was Very Good - Gala Dinner Very Nice&Hot - Entertainment Both Nights Good. Well Done Shearings A Very Nice Break. Mk&Nina

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

Dear MK & Nina, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. Your feedback is very important to us and will help other visitors. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, all members of staff work really hard to make sure our customers enjoy their stay with us and we really... More

in Walkden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent 5 days on a shearings holiday. The room we were given had only a shower so we asked the trainee manageress Zoe if it was possible to have a room with a bath as my sister does not like a shower. It took her less the 5 mins to find another room which had a lovely view of... 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 to us and to other people as will help us to improve where needed, and also will help other potential customers to know more about us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will... More

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

We had a very enjoyable stay at the Hotel. The room was a good size and very clean, bed was comfortable, nice size bathroom. The food was very good, but given the average age of the diners (senior citizens) our suggestion was that it might be an idea to cut down on the spices, peppers and garlic. That was our... More

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

Dear Michael C, First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Your feedback is very important to us and will help not only to improve in some areas, also will help to motivate the staff as they can see how their hard work is appreciated by customers. I am glad you... More

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Additional Information about Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

Also Known As:
Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel Ilfracombe, Devon
Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 24 hotels in Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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