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Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Varley House was built at the turn of the 20th Century for Officers recuperating from the Boer War. Hence we have grand rooms with high ceilings which make your stay even more pleasant than you expected. We have a spacious lounge where you can sit and chat, play games, or just read whilst enjoying a drink purchased from our bar.This is a nice quiet establishment ideally suited for the coastal path for walkers, opposite Hillsborough Nature reserve, and a good stopping point for those wanting to travel to Lundy island. Also all of our rooms have a stunning view of our local scenery. Come and enjoy the personal touch from ourselves, where we go out of our way to help you enjoy your stay no matter how short
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
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My wife and I stayed for two nights while visiting Ilfracombe and seeing family. Rod couldn’t be more welcoming and helpful, the perfect host putting us at ease as soon as we walked in. Once settled in, It was clear that place is immaculate with impressive attention to detail.
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Lovely guest house that started life as a convalescent home for Victorian officers returning from the Boer War. Very friendly owner, great breakfast, nice room with comfy bed, and free parking if you're going to Lundy. It's a pleasant 25 minute walk down to the jetty for the MV
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Response from varley13, Owner at Varley House
Responded 31 Oct 2018
Thank you for your lovely review of Varley house. We are pleased that we were able to help before your trip to Lundy Island, and that if you go again you will book direct with us, where you get the best rates
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We stayed overnight before heading off to Lundy and, much to our relief, were able to leave our car there until our return 4 days later. Rod, one of the owners, is especially helpful and provided us with up to minute weather reports for the next day's boat trip. The house itself
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Response from varley13, Owner at Varley House
Responded 2 Oct 2018
Thank You for your lovely review of Varley house. It was good to meet you both and glad that we were able to help in some small way towards your Lundy Trip
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We stayed here to make it easier to go on our Lundy trip the next morning. Rod is a great host, very helpful. Our room was bright & clean with a beautiful bathroom. The house itself is full of character, lots of original tilling & victorian features. Our 'full English' really
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Response from varley13, Owner at Varley House
Responded 20 Sep 2018
Thank you for your great review of Varley house It was good to meet you both before your day trip to Lundy, and sorry that we were not able to accommodate you for the 2nd night, but that Heather looked after you well
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We loved this place! The decor is very traditional which framed our English seaside visit perfectly. Everything was spotlessly clean, and host Rod provided a wonderful, friendly welcome. Our room was sweet, with a sea view, comfortable beds and a nice, new en suite. Breakfast
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Response from varley13, Owner at Varley House
Responded 19 Sep 2018
Thank you for your lovely review of Varley house. It was great to meet you both and glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Remember if you stay with us against book direct as you get the best rates
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Does this hotel have its own private car park ?
yes. we have parking for 8 cars, and have 8 rooms
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Hello, my husband has mobility problems, do you have a lift or downstairs rooms
"Most rooms have lovely views over the rolling green hills."
"Book a double Ensuite with Seaview"
"1 room and 3 beds with bathroom "
"Look out the window."
"Double room"
US$ 71 - US$ 117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIlfracombe
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