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All reviews gun room clay shooting the newly refurbished rooms new owners lovely hotel would highly recommend this hotel owners and staff tunnels beaches high standard reception area first floor local produce breakfast was excellent full english breakfast attending a wedding coach party room was spotless
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

I stayed here in July for one night B&B. The room I stayed in was a bit dated but had all you need and was clean and comfortable. The only criticism is that it was extremely hot and sleeping with the window open meant you had to listen to the seagulls squawking all night. The staff did provide a fan but you still needed a window open. The breakfast was excellent. For the price paid it was extremely good value.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Paul W
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Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for the review Paul, I assume you stayed in a 3rd floor room which are scheduled for refurbishment this Winter and should be ready for the 2019 season. We are glad you enjoyed the breakfast and consider the proposition value for money - Michael R

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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We booked last minute after failing to find a hotel elsewhere. Loved this hotel from the minute I walked in. Such friendly staff, thoughtfully refurbished rooms, good breakfast, and great location. Free parking was limited but we managed to squeeze in an on-road spot behind hotel. Ilfracombe is great too. What a find.

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you for the review Enid, we are glad you found us and enjoyed the hotel and town. We hope to welcome you again - Michael R

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

You're guaranteed a friendly greeting from Michael and a brilliant night's sleep (the hotel is off the main road, so it's nice and quiet). Easy to walk into town for dinner and also a great place to set out from on your coastal walks. It's around the corner from the tunnel beaches (don't miss out on those). We had one of the recently refurbished rooms - hats off to the team - it was beautiful with everything we needed.
Clean, fresh and just what the doctor ordered after a long drive. Thanks guys! If ever in that neck of the woods again, I'll be back to stay.

Room tip: Ask for one of the refurbished rooms (the third floor hasn't been done yet). Also avoid the room next to the lift.
Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank Brenda_R_Jhb
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Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you Brenda, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and delighted to read you may return - Michael R

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Great Hotel, on a bowls tour with 30 ladies. Fantastic food and great choice. If not on menu the staff will go out of there way to help..
The Hotel is being up dated. My room had just been updated to a vert y high standard ..
The staff can't do enough for you..
Would I go back to the Carlton yes I would...

Room tip: Room on the back of the Hotel
Date of stay: September 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank barbara L
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Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you Barbara for the very kind review, we are delighted you and the bowling party enjoyed the stay and hopefully we can welcome you again soon - Michael R

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Thankyou to the Carlton hotel for there hospitality and fantastic hotel Micheal was a top host and went out of his way to make us feel comfortable and his stories and company will never be forgotten thankyou to Michelle even though was late check in served us with a few beers and was very professional in her role well done guys look forward to see you soon and last but not least the breakfast was stunning would highly recommend to anyone visiting Ilfracombe

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you so much for the very kind review Ludovicus, we hope to welcome you back again very soon - Michael R

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