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Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
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Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel
Ranked #10 of 23 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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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

friendly staff,good food.the evening entertainment was very good for a hotel .the rooms were a bit dated but we could have upgraded.but who wants to stay in there bedroom.it was very hot this weekend so they supplied a good fan in the room.the drinks package was quite good but however when the ran out the bar prices were typical of... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have recently returned from a Shearings 7 Night Break at this Hotel, and enjoyed a really good week and experienced excellent value for money. In my opinion the Bay Dilkhusa Grand is well run by a very capable manager who leads a good team. The Hotel is clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and generally very efficient. Live... 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 and we hope to see you again. Your feedback is very important and your kind words are very rewarding as I can see how our customers appreciate our efforts and the time that we... More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As usual hotel was rather old and tired in parts but refurbishment appears to be ongoing in the bedrooms. Our room was perfectly adequate with a fully refurbished walk in shower room which was greatly appreciated as we struggle with a bath. Our room was on 2nd. floor next to lift and there was no noticeable noise from it except... 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. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money and our service and standards are very good. I will pass your lovely comments to the staff... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With my typing speed of one word per minute, it takes something extraordinary to induce me to write a review, and in this instance that something is room 319 at the Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel. My missus and I celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary last week and as the English weather has been unusually glorious, I thought I'd treat her... 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 about your stay at The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel. Your feedback is very important and I can assure you that I will look into all your comments. I am glad you enkoyed your overall stay and we hope to see you again, here at The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel or... More

Hale, Cheshire, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just had four day break at this hotel Excellent value for money We travelled with national and had an excellent trip We had requested a low floor room and we were on the first floor which was lovely a large airy room The food and service was of a good standard The only downside was the last two days our... More

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

Dear Annettepickfordlp, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced the Great Value for Money that our hotel offers. It was great to have you here and we hope to see you again in a near future. Once again, thank you for visiting... More

New Mills, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from a 4 day break with National holidays. Upon booking the holiday I gave the names of friends I would be travelling with which assured me of a seat near them on the coach but not a shared table in the hotel dining room. The staff were rather rude and told us that we couldn't be... 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 will help us to improve where needed. I am glad you enjoyed the food and the service and I will pass your lovely comments to the staff, specially to Lilly, your waitress. All your comments... More

Staffordshire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this Shearings hotel on a self-drive basis and had a very enjoyable 4 night break. The building is quite old but there has been some refurbishment and the interior is clean and welcoming with pleasant bar areas, dining room and entertainments lounge. The room we had was spacious and well equipped, although the shower... 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. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money with Good Food, Great Entertainment, Brilliant service and also the bonus of 4 free drinks a day when you book our Bay Inclusive package. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced the friendly and... More

Cambridge, UK
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just returned from a weekend at this hotel and for what we paid it was fantastic value for money. We stayed half board + 4 drinks vouchers per person per day!! On our booking form I requested a room with a shower, a garden view, and a table for 2 (don't want to share with others) and all 3... 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 will help us to keep improving where needed. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money and our Bay Inclusive offer is something that cannot be missed and all our customers enjoy it. I am... More

Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a Shearings 8 day holiday at the Dilkhusa Hotel. This was the latest of a number of Shearings coach holidays we have taken and all have been first class value for money. The Dilkhisa is a fine "old" hotel, a little time-worn, (but then again so are we, late 60's). Like the majority of Shearings holidays you... 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 Entertaiment, Brilliant staff and Comfortable accomodation. Your feedback is very important to us and will help to keep staff motivated and also to improve where needed. Once again, thank... More

Bolton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was our third shearings self drive holiday and it was almost 40 years since we last visited ilfracombe,so it was a visit to bring back all the memories of our family holidays down in this area. our first impression of the hotel was very pleasing in it's appearance and fantastic location ,and although we couldn't reserve a parking space,... More

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

Dear Harryess First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your comments. It was a pleasure to have you with us and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. As you said, the staff at The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel provide an excellent service and all of them are friendly, professional and work really... More

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Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel Ilfracombe, Devon

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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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