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Harcourt Hotel
Ranked #6 of 53 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

Must recommend the Harcourt, you are made very welcome from the start, and Kirsty and her staff can’t do enough for you. The food is excellent in both quality and quantity. The hotel is kept very clean and it is in a great position for the town. Top marks.

Room Tip: We had room 2 on the 1st floor with a great sea view
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

We had a lovely time staying here. Service was excellent, breakfast was great, room was spacious and clean. Hotel is located in a great spot, walking distance to everything you need. We took advantage of the free travel cot which was comfortable enough for our baby to sleep easily in, and we also made use of the free baby monitor.
We'll definitely be staying here again the next time we go to Ilfracombe!

  • Stayed July 2012
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ianhulme, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this review, July 21, 2012
I'm glad that you had a lovely time. It was a pleasure to Joshua's smiling face each morning !
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

Nice B&B with 3 own very valuable parking spaces... Good location close to town, superb breakfasts, downstairs bar area and terrace very useful.... we got a warm welcome from Kirsty and everyone with an instant room upgrade due to Kirsty noticing my wife's disability [top marks for that]... free wifi was an added bonus!

Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Nuneaton
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Reviewed June 11, 2012

Wow, what a fabulous Hotel, Kirsty was a terrific host, and the room was immaculate, facilities good, that extra little touch made it more comfortable. The breakfast was immense and the views from our room breathtaking. I would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a pleasant and memorable stay in Ilfracombe. It is ideally situated and close to all ammenities including the seafront and harbour.

Room Tip: room 2 and 5 have fab sea views, close to high street also and not too hilly for walking.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

Arrived early but made very welcom , our room was nearly ready but not to rush our host we went for a look around to get our bearings . Room was clean and tidy . price was reasonalble and breakfast was great , Hotel is placed in the oldest street in ilfracombe called Fore street and short walks to the harbour AND main part of town was all near by , Coffee houses all nearby for that special one that you like and if you get weather like we did , you will be in heaven , Clive & Robina Dalton

Room Tip: quaint little hotel and very nice hosts plus good bar with average prices ,
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 23, 2012

This was my fourth visit to the Harcourt Hotel & as usual, Kirsty was so welcoming that I felt like family. After staying at the Harcourt the first time, I knew that I'd never find anywhere else that matches the homely feeling, fantastic food, lovely rooms & marvellous staff. Can't wait for my fifth visit.!!!! Valerie N., Husband & Granchildren

Room Tip: If, like me, you are disabled, they have a lovely downstairs room.!!
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Harrogate
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

Booked on spec and just so impressed with hospitality, room, Kirsty, great breakfast, great location. No hesitation in recommending this lovely hotel and would definitely stay here again if I return to Ilfracombe.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled solo
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Additional Information about Harcourt Hotel

Property: Harcourt Hotel
Address: 49 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Harcourt Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small, recently refurbished, family run, dog friendly licensed hotel. Close to the Harbour, shops and sea front. We pride ourselves on our clean, friendly, home from home environment. All rooms are en-suite with color TVs and beverage facilities. We offer B&B with the option of evening meal, our menu caters for all tastes and dietary requirements. Limited parking spaces. Licensed bar, games rooms and guest TV lounge. Catering for single people up to a family. ... more   less 
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