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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We received a very warm welcome from the owner and staff. The room was clean and well equipped, they even supplied bowls and a dog bed for my spaniel. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. I would recommend the hotel for business or pleasure.

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review Antonia, we hope to see you again soon - Michael R

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A good mid range hotel that is on the up with excellent food very friendly undergoing major refurbishment what I have seen of that looks great I will be returning when it is done,very nice stay indeed.

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Wayne, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon - Michael R

Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

we came to this hotel on recommendation. It was such a friendly hotel and the staff were great. The full English breakfast was definitely worth getting up for. The manager was telling us all about his plans for the hotel and showed us the library which he had done up. If this was anything to go by this is going...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah and I am glad you enjoyed your break. Demolition has commenced for phase one of the bedroom refurbishment and we are so excited about having new deluxe rooms from Christmas 2016 and rolling out throughout the hotel by 2018 - Michael R

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were made to feel so welcome from the moment we arrived by the friendly staff. Nothing was a problem & we were looked after very well. Breakfast & dinner were delicious.The hotel is being modernised & undergoing lots of changes by the new owners & I look forward to returning to see all the further improvements.

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review Eileen, great to read the team looked after you and you enjoyed the food - Michael R

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Carlton turned out to be the ideal start location for our 3 day Devon coast to coast cycle ride. Just off the start of route 27, our bikes were safely stowed inside overnight whilst we enjoyed the comfortable, light rooms. Although the hotel building is old, the rooms are decorated in a fairly modern style and the room had...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Christine, glad you enjoyed your stay and hope your coast to coast cycle ride was all you expected and more - Michael R

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

What a superb hotel relaxing place to unwind . Hosts Michael and Eliot very welcoming . Staff all lovely especially Sheena they couldn't do enough . Excellent food . Will definitely be back . First class dog friendly hotel .

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very kind review, Sheena is made up with your kind comments as are we and we hope to welcome you back again very soon - Michael R

Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We only booked the Carlton as it was the only hotel left with 4 double rooms anywhere in the area, we were not dissapointed, this is a great place to spend your hols or in our case a working trip. The rooms were spacious, clean, tidy and comfortable. The shower had ample hot water and soaps etc were provided. We...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Paul, we look forward welcoming you back again on business or on holiday and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay - Michael R

Bodmin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband badly needed a few days break so we decided to book the Carlton. It is on an ideal location , just a few minutes walk to the town, and see front.I chose a superior room just so it was a bit bigger and maybe a bit nicer than a standard room. Our room was lovely and...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, recommendation and compliments on the team. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and the catering offered, we hope to welcome you back again soon and if it is after Christmas 2016 we will have new deluxe rooms available, finished to the same standard as the refurbished areas - Michael R

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Overall good .rooms as they say are being refurbished the breakfast was excellent lovely staff .beautifully done library. We come to illfracombe every summer I would stay again look forward to beautiful bedroom after refurbishment. X Mr and Mrs Hussey. 😊

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs Sandra Hussey, we look forward to welcoming you back to the even more improved Carlton - Michael R

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting the area for a wedding and stayed in a twin room here. Booked a few months in advance for £95, which I thought was pretty expensive. The room was very 1980s. The beds were pretty uncomfortable and noisy whenever you moved. The room was very warm, even with the window wide open. Fire alarm went off for about 10...

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Michael R, Owner at Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Rob, apologies our safety systems disturbed you - Michael R

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Independently owned and operated, conveniently located in the maritime area, close to the seafront, tunnels and harbour. Hotel offers all day dining and is fully licenced. All rooms are en suite, centrally heated and well appointed with flat screen TV, telephone, hair dryer, hospitality tray and WiFi throughout. A friendly team will look after you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

Address: Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8AR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $138 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Not sure about room tips but the library is a really gorgeous space to relax in”
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“It is in a quiet location, so no problems there. Personally, I would ask for a 3rd floor room, and book well in advance.”
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