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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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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
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12 helpful votes 12 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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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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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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Wednesbury
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We camped next door to the Sawmill Inn and ate here on the first night of our stay (31 August). After reading negative comments on Trip Adviser we thought we'd give the place a chance and were pleasantly surprised. The Inn wasn't very busy and from our arrival at the bar we found the staff to be very polite and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Went here last night for dinner with a group of 15 (+dog). All the food was very good with all the meals coming at the same time. Kids portions were also quite sizeable. Would recommend to family and friends.

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Horsforth, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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