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The Darnley Hotel

3 Belmont Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8DR, England
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can only say we wholeheartedly recommend this hidden treasure after staying last week for seven days! Sue and Daphne could not have tried harder to make our stay fabulous! Peace and Quiet - just wonderful! Beautiful breakfasts - spacious accommodation - scrupulously clean. You won't regret your booking! Stunning Gardens! Absolutely Charming!

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Thank maneater2016
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review - you were both a delight and great fun and we look forward to seeing you both again. More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed before so this was our 2nd visit . Having a bad day on arrival,husband broke mirror on car . Sue upgraded our room. Lovely spacious room,clean and tidy . Lovely to just park the car for the weekend and walk . My husband left his cuddly pig ,he was bought for Father's Day many moons ago ,sue kindly... More 

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Thank Pauline D
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

So glad cuddly pig made it home OK - it was great to see you both again, and look forward to seeing you next time. Sue More 

East England
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We enjoyed a peaceful and relaxing week at Magnolia Cottage in the grounds of The Darnley Hotel. The cottage is basic, clean and comfortable, equipped with all we needed for our stay and its garden and wildlife is a delight - the squirrel gives non-stop entertainment! The beds were particularly comfortable with spotless linen and towels. Overlooking Ilfracoombe, this was... More 

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Thank enjoylife_8
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind and honest review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hopefully seeing you all again. More 

Burton on trent
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157 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

A short over night stop for a family funeral. We arrived late but this was no issue with the owner, who greeted us on our arrival. We had three rooms all well sized with everything we needed for our stay. Breakfast the following morning was very good, and again everything we wanted was provided, including a request for decafe tea.... More 

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Thank runningram
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - it was a pleasure to meet you all even in the unfortunate circumstances and so kind that you still felt you could take the time to leave a review. More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Me my husband boys age 5 n 3 and dog stayed in this lovely cottage whithin the hotel grounds for a week .when we arrived we were greeted by sue and shown around our cottage and we had a lovely homemade cake waiting for us and a pot of tea which was a warm n welcome surprise ,The cottage was... More 

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Thank turtlina
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you all and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

just spent a lovely weekend at the Darnley hotel .we were made very welcome when we arrived .we had very good room and the bed was very comfortable .short walk to town . and a very good breakfast .we will hopefully be back next year .

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Thank janandchris69
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give such a lovely review - see you next year. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

A beautiful hotel in lovely grounds just 15 minutes stroll into town cente. The hotel has so much homely charm, something sadly lacking in so many modern hotels these days. We received a warm welcome on arrival and were shown to a very comfortable room on the second floor.The breakfasts were very nice especially the sausages and poached eggs.Thankyou for... More 

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words. More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We spent four nights here on our summer holiday. Our twin room was spacious & ccomfortable, with snug duvets & lovely firm pillows. The shower was a bit underpowered...but breakfast was delicious. Porridge was available, as well as a very generous choice of cooked breakfasts. The piece de resistance however was the home-made jam!

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Thank Susan C
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Darnley Hotel what a wonderful place in beautiful surroundings you want to embrace With friendly staff and an immaculate room, what more could you want from Ilfracombe? We arrived at the 'Darnley' late at night And were greeted by Sue, what a lovely sight She was cheery and friendly and gave us our key We went up to our room... More 

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind words - we are of course delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

My husband had kept this trip a secret I had absolutely no idea where we were going till we got there. One word of caution the driveway is a little tight if you have a large car so be careful and as it's near the junction it can be missed. The car park is large though which is helpful. The... More 

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Thank JWilliams190760
darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review - just a tip with the car park swing right out over the other side of the road that helps. We do have fans available if anybody does find the weather too warm. We were pleased to be part of your surprise weekend and look forward to seeing you both again. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Darnley Hotel

Address: 3 Belmont Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $85 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Darnley Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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