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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here for a couple of drinks on one of those lovely English summer days where you just sit outside, taking in the view of the sea and watch the sun go down. The owners Sally and Steve are super friendly, and they keep a nice pint.

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Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gleaming. This place is on Ilfracombe Promenade (1-3) next to the Amusement Arcade facing the sea. Had a few beers outside with mates here recently and it was nice, big screen and Sky, friendly service. No Ilfracombe drunks about while we were there, which was nice. Used to be a proper dive for all the Combe bums but it's much... More 

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Hayes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Ilfracombe on Friday and were greeted by miserable, unfriendly locals. We were ready to leave and go somewhere else until we found The (New) Boathouse! Steve and Sally are the most friendly and welcoming people. They can't do enough for you. We had a HUGE amount of fun there, dancing on Saturday night and karaoke on Sunday.... More 

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

As the title suggests in our week in Ilfracombe we visited this lovely little pub almost every day. It is very clean and tidy with well priced alcohol (that kept my Dad happy) it also serves food which I can only describe as wonderful and well priced too. Pork baguette was brilliant and I think I'll be having that again... More 

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3 Thank Michael K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Excellent Pub (not a Hotel) and highly recommended as a new local for respectable sports fans and drinkers. By all accounts this place used to be terrible but the new owners have magically turned it round. We had a drink outside and it was perfectly fine. The place has been refurbished and it's clean, comfy and respectable nowadays. New carpets... More 

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6 Thank ian s
Birmingham, UK
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited The Boat House in order to watch the football and have a bite to eat. We were in a group of 4 ranging from elderly to baby. I have to say that the service and welcome was lovely. We got a great seat and found the wheel chair access great. The staff were very pleasant and literally made... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

If you build it they will come. No Wi-Fi, I believe, but I've been in there with my husband last week and it isn't bad at all, now, and probably excellent for locals and discerning holidaymakers in summer. Some of these reviews are weird but the mystery is "sol ved", as Clouseau would say, because the picture on here isn't... More 

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Full marks; this place is at 1-3 The Promenade, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD , England (formerly Dedes Hotel) and near the Theatre , facing out to sea in a great location. I was pleased, because I am sick of townies and enthusiastic amateurs destroying and insulting our heritage, our old hostels and historic sites, because they think their money entitles them... More 

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5 Thank pamela h
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Walked past the restaurant during the day and thought it looked very inviting with its comfy looking sofas and traditional decor. As it was a Sunday and not many other restaurants were open, we decided to eat here. Walked into the restaurant to be greeted by a "waiter" wearing a football shirt, for my liking this is a bit too... More 

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Thank Jenna M

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We called in on off chance after normal lunch time but staff were very good and food Ellsworth the money. E would eat here again the staff were attentive but we were given plenty of time to select our meald which were served very quickly

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Boat House

Address: 1-3 The Promenade, Ilfracombe EX34 9BD, England (Formerly Dedes Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
The Boat House Ilfracombe, Devon
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