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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9SX, England
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Ranked #33 of 49 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Horsforth, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here before visiting Lundy. The B&B is absolutely fine and we found it a good spot for a stop over on the way to Lundy. Our room was large, clean and well kept, the bed was very comfortable, the water pressure in the shower was quite low so it was difficult to shower and and the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wouldn't go back. Charming setting outside gives way to a tired interior. Staff were pleasant but the food was average. Choice was quite limited. With so much choice in and around ilfracombe there are nicer places to go. Also had a hair in the desert but they did change it without question.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After returning home from devon after our break. We ate here a table of 4 people. We came up on a sunny afternoon and ordered drinks and a sandwich and sat in the sun buy the stream. The pub was quiet which didnt matter cause we was served quick and enjoyed our own company bye the beautiful stream. We will... More

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Limited menu mainly sandwiches and burgers. Tired interior. Food was ok but nothing special - un exciting specials and dull selection one fish option. £20 for two meals with soft drinks so not pricey. This is a big place so plenty of space in the restaurant area. Friendly clientele but the nearby Ye Olde Globe in Berrynarbor is a better... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Although the premises could do with refurbishing. The Carvery on a Sunday lunch is fabulous and the best I have had in North Devon and I have tried quite a lot. Best value for money too. You can have soup, then your carvery and a choice of 3 puddings all for the one price. If you visit regular you can... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed for four nights while visiting family and could not fault the accommodation or the staff. Really good value for money. Room was spotless and cleaned daily. Rooms look exactly as pictured. Breakfast was full English and toast,with a choice of cereals also available. Easy to find on the road to Ilfracombe just near Watermouth Castle. What helps make this... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights. Very clean tidy and friendly. Good value for money. A little freshen up on the bar menu would see it busier I think. The drinks were fairly priced and the beer very well kept. All of the staff that we dealt with were very helpful. A pleasent stay.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Looks good on the outside but awful on the inside. Smells of urine and smelt very very damp. The pub is in dire need of refurbishment. Food was ok, although very salty and wey over seasoned. Just your average meal. I paid £14 for salmon and prawn with salad and chips. The prawns were the small frozen one's just chucked... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Staying at the campsite next door so as it was chucking it down we decided to try the delights of the sawmill inn for dinner, so this is only a food review rather than accommodation. Nothing on the main menu that took our fancy so decided to choose from the specials menu. I chose casserole served in a giant Yorkshire... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in August. The room was comfortable with a small fridge which was really useful for keeping our lunches. Fresh milk and water was topped up, and the room cleaned each day. Breakfast was more than adequate and the landlord and his son went out of their way to accommodate us with an early breakfast when needed.... More

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Address: Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9SX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sawmill Inn 3*
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