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Ilex House Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

It's nearly two years since we last stayed at Ilex House. We liked it then and having just returned it's clearly just as good now and we'll worth another review. Iris and Nigel are first class hosts. The house is lovely, the rooms are very comfortable and breakfast is superb. And you just could not ask for a more glorious...

Thank Ian G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We stayed here for two nights in July 2015. We had our two very small (high maintenance!) daughters with us and Nigel and Iris could not have been more welcoming, helpful and kind to us throughout our stay. They went out of their way to make everything easy for us. The rooms were immaculately clean spacious and comfortable. The house...

2Thank Alice G
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We found this gem of a B&B in stunning Dartmoor. The hosts were delightful, the views staggering and the delicious breakfast was incredible. I can't think of a better B&B we have stayed in and we stay in many. There are also wonderful pubs nearby for eating dinner, dogs are made to feel very welcome and there are amazing walks...

1Thank OceanHogweed
Nigel H, Owner at Ilex House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope the rest of your visit to the West Country was a great success.

Sammamish, Washington
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Perfect and memorable accommodation in a wonderful location for my husband and I and our two children aged 6 and 13. Turned a rather somber and dreary trip to visit elderly relatives in Torquay into a little adventure.

2Thank dcd62
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We stayed here in March 2014. Great location and easy to find using Nigel's directions (don't rely on your satnav!) Iris and Nigel were very welcoming, and the room was very clean and comfortable. And a delicious cooked breakfast - couldn't have asked for more! WOuld definitely recommend.

4Thank Berliner53
Arlington VA
Reviewed 2 October 2013

If you're looking for a quiet, out-of-the-way accommodation on eastern edge of Dartmoor, this is the place. Iris and Nigel are gracious hosts and very helpful. When we happened to mention that we were avid bird-watchers, they connected us with a friend who took us out to the Exe estuary for a morning's birding. Nigel lent us a really good...

1Thank John B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We have just got back from staying at the charming Ilex House Bed & Breakfast for a couple of days. A wonderful atmosphere is created by the owners - Nigel & Iris, and we were made to feel extremely welcome from the minute we arrived on the doorstep. The room was massive, and very clean, and there was even a...

1Thank nif1111
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We have stayed here on a number of occasions now on visits to the exquisite and wonderfully diverse Devon countryside. Perfectly located on the edge of Dartmoor for tor walks and wild pony spotting, but also just off the A38 so easy to find and not far from the sea either (you can see it from the edge of their...

2Thank horsepower27
Reviewed 17 January 2013

What a grerat surprise to find such a good B&B at such a reasonable price in this part of Devon. Lovely house, gorgeous scenery, attentive hosts and a first class breakfast. What more can you ask for. Thoroughly recommended.

1Thank Ian G
Nigel H, Owner at Ilex House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. We enjoyed having you.

Reviewed 16 January 2013

We had a wonderful break at Ilex House. Very comfortable and immaculately clean room. An excellent breakfast with the freshest of products - we actually saw Nigel collecting the eggs just before we ate. Glorious view. And very good value for money. Ilex House could hardly be better located for exploring this part of Devon. Iris and Nigel were attentive,...

1Thank Peter F

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ilex House Bed & Breakfast is in a peaceful, rural location just inside the Dartmoor National Park but within easy reach of the A38 and M5. Ideally placed for exploring Dartmoor or the beautiful South Devon countryside and coast; yet the centres of Exeter, Plymouth and Torbay can be reached in around half an hour. (Although our postcode address is Newton Abbot, we are much closer to the attractive town of Ashburton which has a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants.Credit cards accepted here.Ici on parle francais (English as well!) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilex House Bed & Breakfast

Address: Ilex House Near Ashburton, Bickington TQ12 6LH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bickington
Price Range: $53 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“There are very few rooms. We had a lovely spacious en-suite double. The children had an old fashioned French style twin bedded room with a sink. They used our en-suite. Super clean!”
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