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Varley House

13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9QW, England
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Ranked #3 of 22 hotels in Ilfracombe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Jiehan C Sheffield, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here the night after a trip to the nearby Lundy Island. I was allowed to leave my car at Varley House during my entire week on Lundy for no extra charge. The owners remembered that I was heading to and coming back from Lundy, and knew what time to expect me in light of this. On getting back... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here the night before and the night after a holiday to Lundy Island. We were able to leave our cars at Varley House while we were at Lundy which was a big plus. The rooms were comfortable and nicely presented. Of our breakfast was excellent and served quickly. The hosts were brilliant, very friendly and very helpful. Good... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments on Varley House. It was nice to meet you all and especially for you all to be enjoying our Lounge and bar on the night before your trip to Lundy Island. Hope you all had a good journey back, and we would love to see you again if ever you visited Lundy or North... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We only stayed for one night at the end of a very wet camping trip. We received a warm and sincere welcome. The house itself is lovely with loads of period features. The room was clean and comfortable, with a lovely en suite shower room. The breakfast was delicious. Whilst near the top of the hill, the walk down to... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for such lovely comments about Varley house. It was nice to meet both yourself and the cheeky little bell ringing Luca. he brought a little light to our day and makes me chuckle a bit. I like characters in children. If ever you are back in the area again we would love to see you More

Feltham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Varley house lies just outside of ilfracombe and the harbour. On arrival Rod was extremely welcoming and showed us to our spacious room which had everything we needed and great sea views!! The lounge and bar are very comfortbale to relax in after a long day or drive. Breakfast was very good and we continued on to cornwall having had... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the great comments about Varley House. It was nice to meet you both on your trip down to Cornwall, and we hope the festival after was up to your expectations. If ever you or your friends are down this way we would love to see you More

Okehampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our expectations were high due to reading reviews and we were not disappointed. The rooms were very well-equipped, the beds were comfy and the bathrooms/facilities were very good too. Rod and Helen were very friendly, great for helpful advice and accommodating (they would have got us soya milk had we thought to request it) and breakfast was excellent too. Leaving... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

We wanted to say thank you for the good comments that you have made about us and Varley House. It was nice to meet you all and that you had a good time before your short break on Lundy Island. As you say if ever you are back in the area again we would love to see you all again More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rod and Helen were very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast, lovely house and the view from the comfortable, light and airy bedroom was fantastic. We enjoyed our stay here and would definitely visit again. Rod and Helen made us feel at home and nothing was too much trouble. Thanks for making our holiday so enjoyable. Liz and Keith

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the good comments about us and Varley House. It was nice to be able to help your stay go well and look after your boys either side of their trip to Lundy Island. If ever you are back in the area again we would love to see you all again More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cleanliness was top of the list! Good location plenty of nice views. Hilly area maybe but Ilfracombe is! Nice breakfast comfortable bed quiet area. Full Marks! Ideal for back packer walker bird watching. Exmoor on your door step. If the sun shines you have Woolacombe Sands close by if cloudy a host of places to go From Watermouth - Combe... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the good comments about Varley House. We are glad that we were able to accommodate you both for the 1 night whilst you were baby sitting your grand child. We would love to see you both again, whenever you are visiting your family again, so just give us a call More

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

13.8.14 Very comfortable room, excellent shower - I think the shower basin alone was bigger than some of the ensuites we had in other B&B's during our week in Devon! Rod made us very welcome and 3 road bikes stored securely for the more active of us on the holiday. Very obliging as I needed an early breakfast, I was... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent comments that you have made about Varley House. We hope that the cyclist's had a good time and were not to weary after the exercise. If ever you are back in Ilfracombe again, we would love to see you again More

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

Rod the owner was very helpful and prompt when arranging the booking, especially considering only staying for one night. Easy to find, and lovely views. On arrival, again very helpful and gave me free use of landline phone (as my O2 signal was flakey). Room was clean, bathroom was spacey and clean, shower was powerful and hot. Only 5 min... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the good comments about Varley House. It was nice to meet you both and help you enjoy and prepare yourself prior to the Wedding at the Tunnels beaches. Re the room your friend was in, the bathroom will be refurbished in the winter, and a power shower installed to counteract the water pressure problems More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we first arrived we were treated to a warm welcome and were taken on a tour on the hotel facilities. The hotel room was stunning including a 4 poster bed and modern bathroom striking the right balance between functional and classic accommodation. Varley House was our base to visit the surrounding areas of this beautiful part of... More

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review on Varley House. It was good to meet 2 people who came from our old home town, and glad that we were able to make your short stay with us enjoyable 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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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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