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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just back from a 4 night stay..after staying for a few days previously in may., this time it was for our sons wedding, the hotel is spotlessly clean the staff are super friendly. Michael the manager has achieved so much since taking over the hotel, some renovations have been done and look fantastic, more renovations are to follow. Michael and... More 

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Purley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes the bedrooms are outdated but when done to the standard of the areas already modernised this hotel will be outstanding ! Michael and his team are excellent and go to any lengths to help you. I couldn't fault any staff member and they should be very proud of their achievements in making you feel very welcome. The cleanliness was... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first time visiting after a family recommendation. I was not disappointed everything about my stay was first class. The staff go above and beyond to make it a personal experience: Dawn is excellent and is clearly loved by guests; Michael is a star owner and is very knowledgeable about the local area, and will find out anything... More 

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1 Thank WantToSeeTheWorld175
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review and wonderful comments about the team. We do try and look after each other but most especially you our very dear guests. Glad you liked the food, would recommend the hotel and most especially your congratulations - it is always lovely to be appreciated - Michael R More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

All the staff and owner were really friendly and helpful, couldn't do enough for us including recommending and helping to book for evening meal in town. Everything really clean. Great relaxed atmosphere in bar and lounge and even organised an early breakfast to fit our dive schedule. Michael, the new owner, is passionate about his hotel, he has plans to... More 

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1 Thank Andrew S
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Andrew we look forward to welcoming you back, also to that 5 star excellent rating you promise! Divers are most welcome at the Carlton and we will always try and accommodate specific needs including earlier starts to the day - Michael R More 

Heythuysen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was classed as 2 star rating. I found this to be far to LOW. I stayed in so called a 4 star before This hotel gave far more. Room's for one person as large as a 2 person room. First class interior décor, management and staff were more then helpful. FOOD !!! A wonderful choice of both evening... More 

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Thank grichards6093
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found it good value, thank you for the recommendation - Michael R More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got home from a lovely stay here for the weekend for a friend's wedding, would definitely return and would also love to come back and stay when the renovations have been finished too! The staff made out stay I've never stayed in hotel and have every member of staff be so friendly and go above and beyond for you.... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Charlotte, great to hear you will be returning and really pleased the team looked after you so well. We look forward to welcoming again very soon - Michael R More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited The Carlton whilst at a wedding with friends. Absolutely nothing was too much trouble, even to the point of lending us one of his ties. The breakfast was really top quality and the beds super comfy.We all felt completely at home and will definitely be visiting again to see the full refurb! Massive thanks to you all.

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Thank Richard P
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Cheers Richard, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and happier still to read you will be returning - Michael R More 

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok, so I booked this hotel on the basis of the pictures I saw. They were accurate for the communal areas which have been nicely refurbished, including a shiny new gym and a quiet, comfortable reading room. The staff were very friendly and went the extra mile to help. Food was also good. However, while I know I booked one... More 

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Simon for a very honest assessment of your recent experience at the Carlton, the bedroom refurbishment commences in Autumn 2016 with new rooms available from Christmas 2016. In addition to a contemporary design, you may expect sound proofing and new bathrooms as standard we hope you will come back and sample the new product when available - Michael R More 

Reston, Virginia
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132 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many of the recent reviews refer to the improvements and renovations being made to this hotel. You can see the investments that are being made such as the small fitness room which rivals a budget/mid range chain level hotel. The rooms are fine although the double room that my wife and I shared was on the small side. The hotel... More 

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Statsi, new rooms from Christmas 2016. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon - Michael R More 

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42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a long weekend to celebrate a family birthday. The new owners have started to bring the place up to date and the areas they have finished are fabulous. The staff (especially Dawn) made us all very welcome and thank you to Elliot for the jugs of cocktails and the "surprise" desserts. Nothing was too much trouble.

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1 Thank Shona B
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Cheers Shona, we were delighted to host such a special birthday weekend and Dawn will be absolutely made up with the special mention. Hopefully we will see you again very soon - Michael R More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Independently owned and operated, conveniently located in the maritime area, close to the seafront, tunnels and harbour. Hotel offers all day dining and is fully licenced. All rooms are en suite, centrally heated and well appointed with flat screen TV, telephone, hair dryer, hospitality tray and WiFi throughout. A friendly team will look after you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

Address: Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $104 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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