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The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast

2 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BH England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Updated 16/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Ilfracombe
Travellers' Choice
We have 4 lovely rooms at The Rocky Cove 3 Double En-suites rooms - 2 of which have showers and the final room has a free standing oval bath with shower attachment the 4th room is the Family Room which has a double and a single bed so can be let as a twin if required? this room also has an en-suite shower room
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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georgie wrote a review Nov 2021
South Wales, United Kingdom1 contribution
The wife and I booked the Rocky Cove B&B on which turned out to be a stormy Saturday in November. We both received a very warm welcome by Nicki and Jonah on arrival at the B&B, we were then shown our room which was spotlessly clean comfortable cosy having everything you need for a stay. Then waking up refreshed after a good sleep in the comfy bed we were then treated to an excellent breakfast with a choice of cereal or full English cooked how you like. You will not be disappointed.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Contact Nicki or Jonah for advice on parking
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mungocatbs15 wrote a review Nov 2021
Bristol, United Kingdom31 contributions10 helpful votes
Stayed for 2 nights. Nikki and Jonah are the perfect hosts. Very welcoming, very clean premises, attentive service and a fantastic breakfast. The location is great. Plenty of parking nearby at low prices (if you can’t get a free spot). Lots of pubs and restaurants in an easy walk and the Spoons opposite is probably the best we’ve been in (didn’t eat there but good for nightcaps). The room was a good size, bed and pillows comfortable and shower great. Nice view on to Capstone Hill.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
rhyssmum wrote a review Nov 2021
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom187 contributions64 helpful votes
Staying at Rocky Cove is like staying with family. Nicki and Jonah are such lovely people and are what make a visit so special. Our family room was clean, spacious and warm and had everything we needed. Breakfasts are cooked to order and are yummy - special shout out for Jonah’s mushrooms!! The B&B is perfectly placed for everything in Ilfracombe with parking a stone’s throw away. We love staying and have already booked again! Thanks again and see you soon.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Gill C wrote a review Nov 2021
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I could have cut and pasted any of the three reviews showing as recent at the time of typing my plaudits for Nicki and Jonah and their lovely B&B. We particularly share the use of the adjectives used to describe the hosts - lovely, genuine people and add rightly proud and hardworking to their attributes. One further pointer as to our excellent experience is that we hadn't stayed in a B&B since 2013, generally preferring hotels - there can be no higher praise, surely, than the fact that we have made another booking at The Rocky Cove for early spring 2022.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Glover wrote a review Nov 2021
Somerset, United Kingdom55 contributions9 helpful votes
Thanks Nicky and Jonah for a lovely two night stay. Rocky Cove is such a lovely, clean, relaxing place for a break. Close to all the facilities and sights of Ilfracombe. The room was spotless, the breakfasts delicious and we had such a nice welcome. Can't speak highly enough of our experience. See you again soon.
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Date of stay: November 2021
US$103 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDevonIlfracombe
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs (0.3 km), St Nicholas Chapel (0.1 km), and Ilfracombe Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and paid public parking nearby.
Which room amenities are available at The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Antidote, Giovanni's & Luca's, and Relish Bar & Bistro.
Is The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Ilfracombe.
Are pets allowed at The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room (1.4 km) and Chambercombe Manor (1.6 km).
Does The Rocky Cove Bed & Breakfast have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.