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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 #30 of 48 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Lovely friendly welcome when we got there and a very nice hotel and a great breakfast thank you all would be very happy to rec to friends will be back next time we are that way a short walk to the town centre and a magical private walk way to the road

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

Thank you so much for your kind review - it was great to meet you both and look forward to seeing you again in the future More

Winchester, Hants
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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17 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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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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Additional Information about The Darnley Hotel

Address: 3 Belmont Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Darnley Hotel 2*
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