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Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here to attend an AGM. There were over 50 attending. The meal was well presented and service was good. There is a building project which has had planning permission granted. When complete there will be a disabled entrance.

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

Thank you for taking time to review the hotel and we are pleased you enjoyed the catering and service - Michael R

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel, awesome food, fresh and presented beautifully. Full breakfast of everything you could wish for. Beds and rooms extremely comfortable. Nothing is too much for any of the staff here. Big applause needed for all, especially Michael, Elliot, Kirsty and Dawn. There are not enough stars in trip advisor website to review this Hotel. I'd give it a 10+...

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

Thank you Mrs H, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and greatly appreciate the shout out for the team. Looking forward to welcoming you back - Michael R

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The place has changed so much in the last 6 months - the owners have privately invested so much in newly appointed rooms with good sized comfortable beds and lovely en suites, I used the new gym all the machines are new and smart TV in all the new rooms was welcome. The crative events suite downstairs would be great...

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

Thank you Richard, we are delighted you appreciate the changes we have made since you were last here. We hope to show you even more improvements on your next visit. Hurry back - Michael R

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Opted for superior bedroom with nice big bed. Room was very clean and pleasantly furnished. Brand new bathroom with quality fittings, again very clean. Very friendly helpful owners & staff, nothing too much trouble, plenty of advice with regard dog friendly venues in the area. The first night we chose to eat out to see what was available in the...

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

Thank you so much for the very kind review and your understanding of the transformation that is taking place here. We are delighted you enjoyed the food and the superior room facilities, we look forward to welcoming you back again in the very near future - Michael R

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Loved staying at this hotel. We had heard it was dog friendly and it was our first trip with our little dog. We were all made so welcome. The owners are currently refurbishing the hotel. We stayed in a superior room, the bed was huge, very comfy and the room and en-suite were spotless. We were allowed to view some...

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

Thank you for the review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and to read you will be returning - Michael R

New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We chose this hotel as a last minute break and got it on a very good deal, including a room upgrade. I have nothing but praise for the entire staff. They were all so helpful and willing to help. There was a lot of work going on in the hotel at the time as they are revamping it but this...

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

Thank you for the review Chris, glad you enjoyed your stay and that the team looked after you so well. Good to read you enjoyed the food and that the builders did not inconvenience. Hurry back and stay in our new deluxe rooms that have bathroom underfloor heating and are nice and toasty - Michael R

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I must confess that I'm usually the type of person that doesn't like trying new places but as it was our 1st anniversary I thought I'd best do something different for the boyfriend lol Found the Carlton on line and was impressed with the reviews plus the plans for the hotel so I thought what the hell.... let's book. On...

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

Thank you so much for the review and hearty congratulations on your first anniversary, we are delighted you enjoyed the experience and hope to welcome you back again very soon - Michael R

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful stay at this excellent hotel. Michael, the owner showed us round the newly refurbished rooms. They are amazing. The new library is very comfortable and relaxing. Our bedroom, although not yet refurbished, was spotlessly clean & a good size. The food is first class with a very good choice for breakfast and evening meal. We can't wait to...

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

We are really pleased you enjoyed this recent stay Meryl and we are looking forward to welcoming you and your group in May - Michael R

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was our third visit to this lovely hotel and we will definitely visit again. Although we just missed the newly refurbished rooms coming online we were lucky enough to get a sneak preview. Not only is this lovely hotel emerging from a state of hibernation but the staff and facilities on offer are just beyond compare to other hotels....

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

What an amazing review and thank you so much Claire. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you got your PJ's back safe and sound. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon - Michael R

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Every year my clay pigeon club (Crawley and Horsham Clay Pigeon Club) go to Ilfracombe for a long weekend shooting break. As a club we stay at the Carlton Hotel. The hotel is ideally situated in Ilfracombe within walking distance of all amenities. Plenty of off road parking in the hotels car park out the front. 24 hour security on...

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

Thank you for your very kind review Mark. We were delighted to welcome you and the shooting club back again to the Carlton and we hope to look after you for many years to come - Michael R

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
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: $150 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ilfracombe Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Get away from the rooms being redecorated.”
MartynR262, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“quitter rooms”
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“First floor rooms are really well appointed and brand new”
richardyates53, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Owners are very honest with advising best rooms”
Lottiepop17, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are being refitted. Older style rooms are still lovely but boutique type rooms are available but go quickly.”
Eeebabe, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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