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Varley House

13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9QW, England
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Ranked #3 of 23 hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
François G Cannes, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cannes, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warm welcome, excellent comfort, quiet, sea view and fine breakfast: to be utterly recommended. One of the best hotels during our 3-week family tour of England and Scotland. I would certainly return there.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the great comments you made about Varley House. We are glad that we were able to help you enjoy your 1 day with us whilst on your 3 week stay in the UK. If ever you come back to North Devon, or Ilfracombe in particular we would love to see you again More

Dursley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came down to see the Eagles tribute band play in Ilfracombe but the stay at Varley House was the icing on the cake. Clean Friendly Welcoming and so enjoyable that we booked another stay there ... I think that says it all. Best Breakfast in the County

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Like the nice touch of an Eagles song to use as the title for this review. It was nice to meet you all, and help you all enjoy your one night with us, especially helping to make your mum's time here. we look forward to seeing you again at the end of August, and hope the weather keeps up it's... More

Swindon, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really can't fault this accommodation,lots of nice touches,clean ,good breakfast,a very accommodating owner and good location ideal for day trips around North Devon. Could be an uphill walk from the centre but the £3 taxi remedied that!

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your good comments on Varley House. It was nice to meet you both, and glad that we and the weather helped to make your 2 day stay enjoyable. If ever you are back in Ilfracombe again we would love to see you. More

Twickenham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Varley House is still as charming as ever when last year we spent a long weekend there on holiday exploring the North Devon countryside. My room was clean and tidy, had good WIFI reception and a stonking breakfast which was washed down by endless cups of tea. Varley House is a short walk from the town centre and the owner... More

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It was nice to meet you again but for only the 1 night. Thank you for all the kind words said about Varley house, and we look forward to meeting you again if ever you are down in this neck of the woods again happy whistling More

Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights on the way to and back from Lundy. The B and B is perched high above the town and has excellent views. The room we had was large and the en suite bathroom was modern and clean. Free wifi was useful although didn't work well we were. The breakfasts were excellent. All in all, this... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the good comments that you have made on Varley House. as you may have seen from previous posts, there is a problem with not strong broadband in the area, but we are looking at trying to improve the signal over the winter period, especially when superfast broadband is due into the area in October. If ever you... More

Slough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went down for a week away during the quite period and returned to stay at Varley House again. Once more the stay was really relaxing and the owners were more than happy to help with any requests I had. The views were stunning from my room and the living room/bar. Will definitely be returning again.

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Thank you for the good words that you have said about Varley House, and we look forward to meeting you again whenever you are in Ilfracombe More

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really friendly welcome, lovely room with beautiful views over the local wildlife reserve. Everything was just as it should be. Free wifi. Excellent location just on the outskirts of town, really quiet but close to the harbour area with its shops and restaurants. Nice little pub within 5 minutes walk that does great food if you aren't eating at the... More

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Thank you for the good comments on Varley house. It was nice to see you both for your 2 night stay whilst you were taking part in the Woolacombe Marathon. Well done on both your efforts in this and one of you winning the veterans race!! Congratulations and regards from both of us More

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short break after a hectic 6 months there is only two words for this hotel absolutely amazing the owners are friendly , trusting, polite ,nothing is too much trouble and if you need information on anything from the price of parking to the times of the buses we only had to ask,,the room had views to die for and... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you both for the wonderful comments on your stay at Varley House. It was nice to meet you both on your short stay and i ever you are back in the area again we would love to see you both, and even more again Kind regards from both of us More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly welcome,room very comfortable and clean, excellant food, Highly recommendable and would return anytime. In a good position to walk down ti the harbour and town. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners and the views from room 8 was magnificent.

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Thank you for the good comments and marks. It was nice to meet you both, and glad we were able to help make your vacation a good stay, and that the weather held well for you More

Dronfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights before and after trip to Lundy Island. Convenient position for town and harbour. Very comfortable, excellent breakfast choices and superb facilities. The owner was magnificent. Very helpful and accommodating, particularly as I had to spend 2 nights in hospital, which meant that my husband, sister-in-law and her husband arrived back very late one night and my... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We hope you are feeling better now, and your short stay in hospital did not dampen the lovely time you had on Lundy Island. If ever you are back in the area again, we would love to see you both, or all 4 of you More

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Address: 13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9QW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Ilfracombe
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Varley House was built at the turn of the 20th Century for Officers recuperating from the Boer War. Hence we have grand rooms with high ceilings which make your stay even more pleasant than you expected. We have a spacious lounge where you can sit and chat, play games, or just read whilst enjoying a drink purchased from our bar.This is a nice quiet establishment ideally suited for the coastal path for walkers, opposite Hillsborough Nature reserve, and a good stopping point for those wanting to travel to Lundy island. Also all of our rooms have a stunning view of our local scenery. ... more   less 
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