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The Darnley Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   3 Belmont Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8DR, England
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Ranked #26 of 48 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013
BrownBear2 Winchester, Hants
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winchester, Hants
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Nice quiet location and not too far out from the centre. Some may find this hotel rather old fashioned but its comfortable enough with freindly proprietors and a good breakfast. Good basic accomodation at a sensible price.

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - I am so glad that you found us old fashioned as this is exactly how we wanted to be - old fashioned "good service" old fashioned "plentiful breakfast" and as we have won a coverted Breakfast award good quality as well, and old fashioned comfort. Not sure which room this guest had but we... More

Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I lose track. Is this my fourth or my fifth stay here? I have no plans for it to be my last, that's for sure. This visit was another family holiday, staying in the self-catering Beech Cottage, but taking advantage of Sue's wonderful cooking in the hotel proper for both breakfast and dinner. The Darnley is a major reason (perhaps... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

warm welcome by sue, very clean and comfortable room, all the comforts of home, breakfasts great choice and very enjoyable,i agree with all the positive feedbacks and advise anyone to ignore the one and only negative one,if you are looking for a relaxing short break then try to book here , would definitely recommend the darnley hotel, thankyou sue and... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay here in this traditional family-run hotel. Everyone we met (Sue, Derek and Michelle) was friendly and courteous in a genuine way but which was also not at all intrusive - just the right balance. We were also made to feel that we could ask for anything extra we might need, and were... More

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Devizes, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We were met with a warm freindly welcome.The Hotel had a cosy feel, so we felt relaxed straight away. Our room was clean, spacious with a lovely comfy bed. All we needed was in our room and if we needed, we just had to ask. There was a bar if wanted a drink. The breakfast was spot on and catered... More

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Stayed on a Saturday night, hotel was quiet which was nice. Owners met us in Car Park and helped with cases, booking in went smoothly. Room was big and well prepared, shower lovely and hot! Breakfast was good and we departed happy with our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

This is a little bit late but I am new to trip advisor and just thought about this hotel ! I had to put November as it won't let me go further back I stayed here a few years ago and would just like to say what a beautiful hotel this is! My room was a lovely size and the... More

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

My friend and I stayed for 3 nights at the hotel and had a lovely stay. The hotel is very comfortable and clean. The owners are really friendly,helpful and go the extra mile to make you feel welcome. I would definitely recommend this hotel as the food is delicious, the rooms are spacious, the hotel is in a good location... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for one night during our last minute Ilfracombe getaway. The hotel itself is completely immaculate and the owners could not have done more to make us feel welcome. I would *unhesitatingly* recommend this hotel! I would like to take this opportunity to thank them for a thoroughly lovely stay.. Thankyou!! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

We stayed in Beech Cottage, one of two self-catering chalets in the hotel grounds. The chalet was very spacious, clean and well equipped. The grounds are well kept and colourful, a real haven for wildlife and bird watching while you're having your breakfast! The private walkway to the town is a real bonus. Extremely pleasant & welcoming owners and very... More

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Also Known As:
The Darnley Hotel Ilfracombe, Devon
Address: 3 Belmont Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #26 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
Hotel Class:2 star — The Darnley Hotel 2*
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