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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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1 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 yesterday 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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1 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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1 Thank SimonCurtis2014
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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Thank Statsi
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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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 

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Ilfracombe and my sister from Reading booked into The Carlton with her adult utistic son for the weekend. Eliot cooked a special Sunday Lamb Roast for 6 of us (and dog). He, Michael and all the staff were amazing and nothing was too much trouble for them. They looked after my sister and her son going above... More 

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

Thank you for such a resounding food review Jane. It was our pleasure to look after your family and we look forward to many more return visits - Michael R More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this hotel while deciding to take a last minute mini break to celebrate our 1St wedding anniversary. We wanted somewhere that was dog friendly so we could bring our 12 month old springer on her first holiday too. Nice central location easy access to the harbour and beaches. After a long day we arrived to check in and... More 

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

Congratulations on your first anniversary and thanks Lucy and Darren for taking time to review. We hope Haf enjoyed her first holiday too and hope you will return again very soon - Michael R More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was all set to go camping at Watermouth Cove, 2 miles away when my partner finally agreed to come with me provided we stayed in a Hotel. Typically nearly all alternative Hotels were booked but The Carlton said they had just one room left. It was cheaply priced at £92 b&b for the 2 of us and I suppose... More 

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

Thank you Andrew, I am glad we were able to assist at short notice. I will let the team know you enjoyed the service supplied and hope to welcome you back again on a more planned stay. We currently have superior rooms and from Spring 2017 new deluxe bedrooms which should surprise and delight - Michael R More 

Wolverhampton
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would just like to stay thank you to Michael and his staff on the enjoyable stay at The Carlton Hotel on Saturday 9th July. We booked the family room for a one night stay as we were attending our God Son's Christening the next day and the Party afterwards was being held at the hotel. Upon arrival we were... More 

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

Thanks Phil, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and that you particularly enjoyed the food offered at breakfast & also at the Christening event. We source our ingredients locally for freshness/flavour and are really proud to support the local economy. Hurry back - Michael R More 

Devon
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three nights, having booked via the website, which was very simple to navigate and booking was quick and easy. However when we got to our room, it was not as shown in the picture on the website. The room we actually got for the first night was on the top floor and the sloping ceilings made it... More 

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

Thank you for such a comprehensive review Mr Iceweb, I am pleased we were able to accommodate your room move and that you enjoyed the facilities and service. I will certainly pass on your kind comments to Dawn and the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back 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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