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Sawmill Inn

Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9SX, England
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Ranked #31 of 49 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagine a hotel where nothing is too much trouble, that has a very good basic menu accompanied by real ales, that is within 5 minutes walk of breathtaking scenery and which costs around half the price of budget chain hotels such as Travelodge. At the Sawmill you don't have to imagine - you've found it. Family owned and run, the... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Pub was closed when we got there and was not exactly clear where we should book in...sorted in the end. The room was a good size and spotlessly clean with lovely bedding. The fridge was very helpful and the bottle of milk and 4 bottles of water was a nice touch. The shower room is snug and a little dated... More 

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Chard, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place is a little hidden ge,. the accomodation was brill and the food was excelent. A very friendly atomophere too. If you need free wfi there is none and phone signal not briliant,The prices for the food are very good value for money too. was also nice to have a fridge in our room with fresh milk for our... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I went away for a few days with my lovely guy, and we were not disappointed! What a lovely place, and Karl the owner was so friendly and welcoming! Our room was warm and cosy, spacious with a compact ensuite. If you want to explore North Devon this is the place to come, located so close to the coast, lovely... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stopped off, on spec, at this attractive inn and immediately noticed the musty damp smell inside although the old world decor was attractive and there were no visible signs of damp. Numerous beer bottles of many varieties adorned the shelves. We were short on time so decided to stay and order anyway as the restaurant closed at 2:00pm it... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We ate at this very attractive inn whilst holidaying in Watermouth. Delightful setting and easy access from road. Family with two children and two dogs were catered for readily. Food was very good and service prompt despite the fact that they were busy in the holiday period.

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Brighouse, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Fantastic sunday carvery, we went on a sunday evening. The first time they had tried on an evening. would deffinetly recommed booking though. Especially if you wanted to eat early, after about 8 o'clock it did quieten down. Very reasonably priced as well. You don't have to have a carvery do a wide range of meals including childrens meals.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On our return journey from St Ives we booked a one night stopover at The Sawmill Inn, Ilfracombe. The room was very comfortable with plenty of space with adequate storage room for clothes etc. the wife's only complaint, no hair dryer though I would think one was available on request. The hotel is a couple of miles out of the... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

very pleasantly surprised by thjs lovely olde worlde inn wewere met by a very genial host and quickly booked inn the service in the inn was second to none desplte the recession they went out of the way to make us to feel welcome we were not in town but a ten minute drive from ilfracombe but pretty much all... More 

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Warrington
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We recently visited the Sawmill for dinner while staying in the area and we're very disappointed by the whole experience. On entering the pub you get a distinct musty smell that would seem to indicate that a deep clean is needed. The upholstery items were really tatty and dirty and I was reluctant to sit on them! We ordered the... More 

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