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    The Olive Branch

    56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
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    • Excellent86%
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    • Average2%
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    “olive room” (10 reviews)
    “top floor” (19 reviews)
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    Reviewed 8 September 2016

    I had booked the Olive Branch for it's location near to the harbour and had not expected the room to be of note but was pleasantly surprised with the light, bright room and the wonderful view of the sea. The hosts were very helpful, the...More

    Thank Sally S
    Response from paul c, Owner at The Olive BranchResponded 12 September 2016

    We do thank you for your review, you were advised that you might wish to have breakfast at 8am however you arrived at 8.25 and unfortunately 4 other people were being served at the time so we could not get to you straight away and...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2016

    This is in Fore Street, in the historic part of town, with all the advantages and disadvantages that go with it. Fore Street is narrow and steep, but pretty, and offers a variety of places to eat. They go up market as you go up...More

    Thank stabreim
    Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at The Olive Branch for two nights in August. The B and B is in a perfect central location in Ilfracombe. There is no parking on site but we dropped off our bags by parking in a loading bay just outside and checking...More

    2  Thank Caroline F
    Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

    Situated on fore st on the way down to the harbour in the centre of Ilfracombe the Olive Branch is a welcome stopover on the north coast of Devon. Our hosts welcomed us with drinks and biscuits. Our room was at the top of the...More

    Thank Djh2711
    Reviewed 17 August 2016

    A fantastic four night stay at the Olive Branch. From the moment we arrived we felt at home. The owners were friendly, helpful and full of local knowledge - from restaurant advice to local sights they knew it all! We stayed in the deluxe room...More

    Thank Sean B
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$98 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Ilfracombe
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    Nearby Restaurants
    Thomas Carr at The Olive Room
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    Nearby Attractions
    Ilfracombe Harbour
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    .36 km away
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    .45 km away
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    Roy F
    1 April 2016|
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    Response from paul c | Property representative |
    Hi Roy, parking is available at the bottom of Fore Street, 2 min away, the cost is £3.10p per 24hr, Fore Street being the oldest Street in Ilfracombe is narrow but you can pull up outside and drop your luggage off. Hope this... More
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    Christine S
    4 December 2015|
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    24 April 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms at the back of hotel have wonderful views of sea front"
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    "Try the restaurant - it's has a Michelin Star"
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    "Not good if you have any mobility issues. Nnear the sea front with a slope down to it. But some places to eat..."
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    "Steep stairs to top floor but worth the view."
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