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Varley House

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was warm, clean and tidy, en-suite was spacious and looked newly fitted. Bed was comfortable and breakfast very tasty. All in all a great location, hotel and value for money, we would not hesitate to use again. John

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing and staying at Varley House. It was good to meet you both, and that you enjoyed the birthday party with your friends. If ever you are back again we would love to see you, and as you correctly did you booked direct for best rates

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very friendly welcome and a comfortable stay, the room was clean and warm, the shower was very good and we had a lovely view looking over the sea and harbour,. The owner was very helpful and friendly, and the breakfast was good and everything you would have wanted and very fresh. We liked it very much and...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for using Varley House at short notice. It was nice to meet you both, and we are glad that our hospitality met with your approval. Remember if you do want to book again, or recommend to your friends, for the best rates contact us direct

Studley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Directions to Varley House were very good. The proprietor was welcoming and the room was very clean. The bed was comfortable and the breakfast very good with a wide choice. Varley House is quite near the centre of Ilfracombe and anyone who is reasonably fit can walk to the centre with no difficulty but if you have a problem with...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about us and Varley House. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and if ever you or anyone else comes to stay, remember by contacting direct you often get the best prices.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had an excellent stay. The owner was helpful and friendly and went out of his way to make our stay an enjoyable one. The rooms were spacious, clean and had everything we needed. The breakfast in the morning was cooked to perfection and there was lots of choice. I would thoroughly recommend this place and hope to return again...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments about us and Varley house. It was great to meet you all and discuss with you ideas for the wedding next year. Call us direct for best deals if you stay again

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a nice clean warm comfortable and good location service was great breakfast was excellent and we were made very warm with a great welcoming we will be going back in summer for a week with rest of family

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about Varley House We would love to see you if you are here again for the Summer, so call us direct to see what we can do for you.

Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had a wonderful stay at Varley House for a short family break during school half-term holiday. We had two rooms to accommodate us plus daughter and her friend. Both rooms were very comfortable and the one we were in had great views of the sea towards Ilfracombe harbour. The owners made us feel very welcome - the bar /...

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Thank you for your nice comments about Varley House, and glad that you enjoyed your stay with us

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a few nights over new year. Hotel was excellent. Room was spacious with great sea views. Shower was powerful and good temperature control. The owners were welcoming and provided great advice about the area and local walks. Would happily return in the future.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review of Varley house. It was good to meet you both, and glad that we were able to help you enjoy your stay

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

hospitality, cleanliness and quality of the room and hotel was excellent. Bathroom and shower was large with all the necessary shower gels and shampoo. Breakfast was also excellent. The weather was not great so the hosts gave us good advise for local places which could help us manage the bad weather. Plan to stay there again on our next visit...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about us and Varley House. It was good to meet you both, and of course we would be quite happy to have you back again

Pitlochry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We got a friendly welcome every time we went through the door. Breakfasts were excellent. The room was comfortable, and roomy, with an excellent bathroom, bath and shower. Varley House is not in the middle of town, but is about 15-20 minutes walk down to the harbour area with pubs and restaurants - it is in a quiet area, but...

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Thank you for your nice comments about Varley House We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hopefully had a good flight back to Scotland

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Varley House was a top and tail for my trip with friends to Lundy. We were allowed to park our car in the forecourt for a small contribution to charity. It is a shame that both overnight visits were so short. This is in an excellent elevated position overlooking Ilfracombe with a short downhill walk to the harbour and shops...

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Thank you for the lovely comments about Varley House. We are glad that we were able to be of service to you, for your stay either side of Lundy Island

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Varley House was built at the turn of the 20th Century for Officers recuperating from the Boer War. Hence we have grand rooms with high ceilings which make your stay even more pleasant than you expected. We have a spacious lounge where you can sit and chat, play games, or just read whilst enjoying a drink purchased from our bar.This is a nice quiet establishment ideally suited for the coastal path for walkers, opposite Hillsborough Nature reserve, and a good stopping point for those wanting to travel to Lundy island. Also all of our rooms have a stunning view of our local scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varley House

Address: 13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9QW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $108 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Varley House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“When booking ask for a Sea view room.”
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