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The Darnley Hotel

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  • Average3%
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We are an independent family run hotel. The building was built in 1921 and still retains many of it's original features. Set in it's own private gardens, but a short walk down to the town centre and high street shops and the beach. We also have two self catering cottages both sleeping just four persons, set in our gardens with amazing views over Ilfracombe.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviews lovely spacious room very comfortable stay pot of tea both mornings lovely hotel stayed here for one night star hotel on arrival cottage dog devon paul twin path hosts break
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a long weekend. The staff were friendly and approachable. The room was large but clean and tidy. The following morning we attended for breakfast downstairs which was a full English and choice of croissants and cereals. The full English was tasty...More

Thank disappointedBandG
Response from Lorinda L, General Manager at The Darnley HotelResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We hope to see you back here for more croissants.

Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very nice and friendly couple new to the business. Enjoyed our two nights at the hotel and stay in ilfracombe. it's a very "olde worlde" quaint town. The facilities at The Darnley were good with a hearty breakfast and comfortable bed. There were limited supplies...More

2  Thank Teresa L
Response from Lorinda L, General Manager at The Darnley HotelResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

The room was a lot bigger than the pictures suggested, spotlessly clean and overall a very nice place. We went with an infant, and the room was more than big enough for the travel cot and all the luggage we arrived with. Our son also...More

Thank Gergely B
Response from Lorinda L, Owner at The Darnley HotelResponded 23 June 2017

Gergely you have a lovely family, you are all a pleasure to host and we would love to see you here again. Thank you for your lovely review, we really do appreciate it. :-) Paul and Lorinda

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We normally stay at larger hotels however we wanted a small b&b for a couple of nights in Ilfracombe - found The Darnley via the Ilfracombe tourism website - it was absolutely perfect for our needs. Lorinda hasn't owned it for long and she is...More

Thank donfambhx
Response from Lorinda L, Owner at The Darnley HotelResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to host for you both and we hope to see you both again soon. Lorinda and Paul

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were booked into the darnley hotel as we were visiting an old friend in the area. We were shown our room a double on the 1st floor. Bathroom door handle needed fixing as door didn't stay shut when you shut it. Very nice meal...More

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"Room number 9 for families"
28 Aug 2017
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"good view, nice breakfast, huge room"
21 Jun 2017
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"I have stayed in 2 different rooms, both the room and en-suite were excellent."
1 Oct 2016
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"Choice of SIngle, Twin Double and Family rooms. 3 floors so ask for one on a lower floor for the elderly."
1 Aug 2011
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US$ 75 - US$ 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIlfracombe
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