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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ilfracombe is a pleasant seaside town on the north devon coast , we spent two nights at the hotel as we were on a shooting break at the SW Clay Club, the room was clean and the bed comfortable the shower worked well with plenty of hot water, tea making facilities are provided in the rooms,the breakfasts are generous and... More 

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

Cheers Bob, glad you enjoyed your shooting break and that the team looked after you so well. We hope to see you again soon - Michael R More 

Wallisellen, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

we really enjoyed our stay at the hotel a lot. the owner & staff is very friendly and the service was excellent. we can also highly recommend to have dinner at the restaurant. the food was very delicious & very well presented. and again the service was excellent and efficient. we wish the owner & the team all the best... More 

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

Thank you so much for such a positive review, chef will be delighted with your praise and the team with your best wishes for our continuing renovations - Michael R More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Most welcoming family atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff, excellent food using local produce. An excellent library ideal for browsing on a wet day. Plenty of places to visit in the surrounding area. What more could you want!

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

Thank you for the great 5 star review Maz, we are really pleased you enjoyed your holiday and hope to welcome you back again in the not too distant future - Michael R More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one serious business run by a talented driven individual whos customer service and willingness to please is second to none great service spotless clean always a smile and friendly greeting lovely large rooms fab breakfast wifi works great faultless totally faultless and all this for £62.50 a night Michael and team i thank you all

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

Thank you for your resounding review Robbie, we are delighted with your comments and look forward to welcoming you back again very soon - Michael R More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice stay, can't wait to see what it looks like when it's been done! Had a variety of breakfast foods eg fruit,cereals and English breakfast! Loads to drink too apple juice, water, orange juice,coffee and tea. Very close to everything in the town, it's about a 10 minute walk to the beach! Would love to go back!

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Thank Panda1234567890
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

We would love to have you back! Thank you for the review and new rooms from December 2016 - Michael R More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Carlton Hotel is situated near the town centre of Ilfracombe which is very convenient if you're exploring the town. Also, the staff are very friendly and are willing to make your stay as great as possible. However, there is no AC available in any of the rooms which is terrible at night because, if you open the window you... More 

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

Thank you for the review Avneet, I am glad the team looked after you so well. We currently have 22 rooms with electric saniflow toilets which allowed previous owners to install ensuite facilities in what was formerly two rather grand Victorian houses. (Not an uncommon solution). These will be removed as we work through the building and be replaced with... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Larger room booked which was clean EXCEPT for layers and layers of dust on the light bulbs on both bedside table lamps. Obviously overlooked and not been dusted for years. Also, there were cobwebs on the ground floor stairwell near ceiling. Car parking was a nightmare, coming home tired after trips, finding all spaces taken (even one by a member... More 

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Thank Giga333
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Been kinda expecting this review as you seemed unhappy from the moment of arrival and throughout the rest of your stay even though on several occasions when I personally asked you was everything OK you said it was.... Personally if it had been so terrible I would have checked out but clearly an option you chose not to exercise, ergo... More 

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

Great hotel, very clean with friendly and helpful staff, lovely breakfast. Great location within ten minutes walk of the harbour and town. Would recommend staying here if you’re looking for a straightforward, easy and relaxing stay. Great little gym and a lovely little library, however both are quite well hidden so don’t forget to ask about them at reception.

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

Thank you for the great review and recommendation, we are pleased you 'found' and approve of our new areas - Michael R More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely time here even if it was for just one night, me and my partner and pup stayed as they allow pets and the staff just couldn't do enough for us even gave us a bed for the pup and bowls. Very warm welcome and had. Dry nice modern furnishings,we also really enjoyed breakfast on the morning, we... More 

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

Thank you for the review Sophie, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you and the puppy again soon - Michael R More 

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently attended a function at the Carlton. The newly refurbished areas are of excellent quality and really pleasing. There is plenty of room for all type of functions on the first floor and basement, and the food was excellent. Great location and would highly recommend for visitors to Ilfracombe and for events and functions.

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Thank 244Clare
Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Clare for the Private Event thumbs up, we are delighted you enjoyed the food, surroundings and service and look forward to welcoming you back again very soon - Michael R More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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 Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • 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: $103 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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