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“A lovely atmosphere”
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Harcourt Hotel
Ranked #6 of 52 Ilfracombe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 16, 2013

My partner and I came down to stop for an extended weekend. The room had a good layout and offered a sunny view which was an added bonus. The hotel itself offered a good range of facilities, with parking just outside. All of the food that had was lovely and almost spoilt us for choice. Having clean bedding and towels was a luxury we looked forward to each day, as was the quiet atmosphere each evening, allowing us to relax and recharge ready for a fun packed next-day. We shall be making another booking this year…My partner and I came down to stop for an extended weekend. The room had a good layout and offered a sunny view which was an added bonus. The hotel itself offered a good range of facilities, with parking just outside. All of the food that had was lovely and almost spoilt us for choice. Having clean bedding and towels was a luxury we looked forward to each day, as was the quiet atmosphere each evening, allowing us to relax and recharge ready for a fun packed next-day. We shall be making another booking this year…

Room Tip: This is close to town and many of the 'main attractions'
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2013

Hi, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel.I am glad that you had a great stay and I hope that you visit again soon!

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

After looking for a nice place to stay in Ilfracombe that didn't cost the earth we stumbled across Harcourt Hotel. It might not be the grandest of hotels but the staff were friendly and very helpful. The hotel is clean and tidy and you feel at home especially with the free Wifi. I would like to thank the staff for an enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2013

Thank you so much for reviewing the hotel. Reviews are so important nowadays to help people to make a decision when choosing a hotel. We do our best to make sure that everyone is happy with their stay and try to be as cost effective as possible. Many thanks and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

From our first visit to the Harcourt we have been impressed by the friendliness and the warm hospitality shown by Kirsty and her team. We are always made to feel so welcome and at home and the accommodation is perfect,spotless and comfortable. The breakfasts are superb,well cooked and presented and set you up for the day. Nothing is too much trouble and we could not get better service in a top hotel.Ilfracombe is my birthplace and has become a regular resort for us to visit and the Harcourt is the only place where we would consider staying.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2013

Many thanks for your review. Glad to hear that you had a great stay. The best advertisement for our hotel is that we have people who come back time and time again, it shows that we must be doing something right! Look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed May 13, 2013

A group of us have just returned from a weekend stay at the Harcourt, having been to a wedding. Jackie, Kirsty and the team are brilliant, helpful in the extreme and the breakfast was excellent. Lovely outside area too for when the Ilfracombe wind dies down!! It isn't a 'posh' hotel pretending to be something that it is not, it is a cosy, family run hotel run by genuinely caring people. For our needs it was just right. Would certainly recommend it, and they take dogs in if you have one.

Room Tip: Some bathrooms are on the small size so check if you need a lot of space
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is extremely helpful for people to see a constructive review , to help them when making a decision on where to stay in Ilfracombe, as there are many hotels. We are not the cheapest, but are reasonably priced and give many extras, which we hope help to make your stay that bit more comfortable. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed May 13, 2013

We were in Ifracombe for a wedding and stayed at the Harcourt for the week-end on the recommendation of a friend.
The Harcourt is excellent if you want home comforts, brilliant breakfasts, and to be welcomed as a friend rather than a guest. Accommodation was clean, comfortable and had little touches that made it special. Tea and coffee making facilites are topped up daily, rooms cleaned and towels changed daily if you so wish. Your own set of keys to front and back doors and your room, made coming and going easy.
Our welcome and introduction to the Hotel and it's facilities was made special by the greeting we got from Charlie, English Bull Dog and Babe, minature Shih Tzu, plus of course, the "Humans, " Jackie, Emily and Darren. Unfortunately Kirsty was in hospital but the hotel staff maintained all services in her absence.
Next time we return, we plan on taking our dog with us as we feel sure he will be as impressed with the staff and facilities as we were!
Fantastic sums it up!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Jean M
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2013

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. I am glad that everyone looked after you whilst I was in hospital.Its nice to know that they were all doing their jobs! And you got to meet the dogs. They are not normally allowed up in the hotel all the time , so you were lucky to see them! I hope that we do see you again, bring your pooch next time!

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Just returned from a lovely extended Bank holiday weekend. Very friendly and helpful staff. Accommodation good, breakfast lovely. I will be going back and soon! Thanks to Jacqui, Kirsty and Emily for a lovely stay.

Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is nice to hear from people that we are doing our job well. There are always improvements that can be made and I hope that we continuously do this.

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

One night stay in Ilfracombe. This is an old family run hotel, with the usual old layout that hotels have. Despite that the stay was pleasant, the people friendly and welcoming, breakfast very nice and the location very handy for all of Ilfracombe.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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kirsty d, Owner at Harcourt Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad that you had a pleasant stay and hope that you may one day return.

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Additional Information about 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 52 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
Price Range: $96 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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