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Avalon Guest House

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   6 Capstone Crescent, Ilfracombe EX34 9BT, England
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Ranked #28 of 48 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Denia, Spain
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171 reviews 171 reviews
44 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When stay at a B&B it is tempting to suggest that if you slept ok (and we did) and the breakfast was ok (actually it was excellent) that all was well. However this would be papering over the cracks (no pun intended!). The condition of our first floor bedroom (room 4) was very poor with clear evidence of past or... More

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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed over a Morris danicng weekend. Owners very helpful and friendly. Breakfast good. Room (up 56 stairs) had a lovely sea view. Towels, sheets etc very clean. Property stuck in an 80's time warp and could do with some decluttering and decorating.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well the Avalon is an average B & B. The whole place is a little dated, think 1980's. The décor needs a good deal of improvement, as it looks a little tired and overused. We had a top floor, with the toilet and shower cupboard separate from each other. A double room with sea view had been booked for us,... More

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I visited with friends on a walking holiday in June. What a great guest house!. Really well run and friendly. Great location and a really interesting building. One morning I managed to break the shower fixing. They were so nice about it and when we came in, in the evening it was fixed! Very good value for money and loads... More

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a two night stay here just before Easter and found plenty of things about Avalon to recommend. The booking process was good, with a special request for the best sea view being accommodated. Check in was straightforward and we had keys enabling us to come and go as we pleased. The views in room 2,... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Stayed here recently so that I could spend the next day on Lundy island. What a nice place! I like the room, I like the location but most of all I like the people. The place is run by a charming couple who couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. Thanks for a lovely visit. Michael Drain

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Gorran Haven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Just returned from 3 days stay at The Avalon in Ilfracombe, superb location right on the waters edge, with stunning open sea views. Very central for exploring Ilfracombe too, lots of restaurants and pubs within easy walking distance. Took advantage of the under cover parking option as weather at bit rough. Dudley and Anne (owners) are very welcoming and nothing... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The location is good, although parking could be difficult at busy times. The house is dated and could do with a lick of paint inside and out. Yet the warm and humorous welcome can not be beaten . Enjoyed our time looking around ilfracombe. Slept ok, breakfast basic English , no frills, but well cooked, hubby did spot that we... More

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Ask for sea view which is relaxing and quiet. Good location near the harbour and the coastal path. Although rated average I would happily stay here again. For very good I would expect a smarter decor and a better bathroom. Fine breakfast, traditional and welcoming hosts. Lots of stairs, but coastal path hikers don't complain about going uphill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

It was, the stay, the service it wa just fab in many ways! The breakfast is better than my local cafe it was literally amazing. The location is fabulous with a small beach which is revealed round the corner when the tide is out. Literally a short walk to the harbour and the sea front. Right on the coastal foot... More

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Address: 6 Capstone Crescent, Ilfracombe EX34 9BT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Avalon Guest House 3*
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