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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I agree with a most of the other reviews about the staff, very friendly and helpful but their enthusiasm is marred by the hotel which is very tired and lacks any character or sparkle. Car parking is as stated a bit of an issue as there are only about eight spaces, eleven if you count the selfish drivers who park... More 

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Ickenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ilfracombe is still a quaint old seaside resort that doesnt appear to have changed since I was a child. The hotel we stayed in was exactly the same. Some would say it needs updating, but if you were to decorate to a modern standard you would take the quaintness away. Yes it does need a touch of decorating, but it... More 

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Thank Elaine L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on a KM holiday. I rang before hand to ask for soya milk to be available. A helpful lady said it would be. It was put on my table every meal. We asked for an upgrade to a sea view on arrival and the manager quickly and arranged this for us. The hotel although a little dated... More 

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Thank Susan P
Salford Priors, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was a bit disappointed with Ilfracombe. Most of the houses near the centre are quite scruffy looking. Found the Verity statue the Damian Hirst made and has lent to the town he also lives there I believe. I found the interesting. We were on a Alfa coach 5 day holiday. Good service from them. Good job they took us... More 

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Thank Barbara G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel was spotlessly clean, although somewhat dated. Our main gripe was the food and the dining room. It was in a large room with very little natural light which was dreary and depressing. The breakfasts were adequate but the main courses in the evenings left a lot to be desired. The food was very much pre prepared and appeared to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in this hotel after a last-minute decision to go to Ilfracombe. The decor is very dated and in general it needs a revamp. However, the staff are very friendly, the hotel puts on regular entertainment nights, and everything is very clean.

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Thank Laura C
Tintagel, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is conveniently located in Ilfracombe right opposite the Tourist Information Centre, and the beach and main town. Its quite a large hotel, and easily bookable through the internet, with large rooms and disabled access. It seemed very popular with the older generation those that had retired. There was bingo in the evenings and local entertainers provide some low... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stayed in the imperial hotel, was a decent stay friendly staff, helpfull and always smiling, close to everything and has parking, rooms cleaned daily and new towels. Had entertainment on the evening times and a bar.

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Thank Joe S
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't expect much with it only being 2 star. It could do with a bit of updating but I couldn't fault it apart from that. The staff went our of their way to be friendliness helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Our room was so clean! I'm a bit OCD with cleaning and checked even the little screws around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a few days. First impression was that the hotel was a bit dated. after settling in nothing but positives about it. Clean, friendly and helpful staff, big rooms and nice breakfast. The hotel is in the middle of town and everything is walking distance. Short on parking but we were lucky to find a spot in the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imperial Hotel - Ilfracombe [3 Alpha & AA Three Star]. Situated in one of the best positions in Ilfracombe, overlooking Wildersmouth beach, and the splendid Landmark Theatre and Conference Centre, close to the High Street and only a short almost level walk from the harbour. 104 rooms with central heating and bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, internal phone, hair dryer and TV. There is a large restaurant, bar, comfortable lounge and dance floor where entertainment is provided most evenings. Lift to all floors (stairs to some rooms on split level floors). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Hotel

Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $67 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Imperial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel Ilfracombe, Devon
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
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