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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Could not be faulted in any way. Lovely decor, wonderful breakfast, power shower, comfy bed, excellent location, good views from our room window, and an easy walk to the harbour - what more do you want!

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Thank you for your lovely comments about Varley House. It was good to meet you, and glad that we could help you in your stay

Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Rod really made my family feel at home. I would recommend it to anyone. Ilfracombe is a great place to visit. Woolacombe is a great place for surfing. Cracking beach. There are numerous places to eat in town too.

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Thank you for the lovely comments about Varley House. it was good to meet you all, and glad that we were able to help you enjoy your 1 night stay with us

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

As good as a lot of 5 star hotels I have stayed if not better. Well worth the money. Could not do a enough for you. It has kept a lot of its original charm but the facilities are modern Within 15 mins walk of the historic harbour. .

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about Varley House. We are glad that we were able to help you all in your 2 day stay for the wedding you attended

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night - Would of preferred longer! We stayed for my birthday weekend and Rod was very accommodating with an early check in time so we could make the most of our time in Ilfracombe. Very friendly staff on arrival, quick tour of the hotel so you knew where you were going if you...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments about us and Varley House. Yes pity you could not stay longer, but it was good to meet you for the 1 night, and if ever you are back in the area again, we would love to see you

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This was an extremely friendly, comfortable and accommodating stay. Early breakfast to enable sailing times for trip to Lundy, looked after our car for the week and comfortable, clean and friendly night.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments about Varley house. It was good to meet you all and help in your trip to Lundy Island

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

One of the best if not THE best guest houses my wife and i have stayed in...everything was absolute faultless from the freshly cooked excellent breakfast to the very very comfortable beds.Rod (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful in advising us of places to eat and visit and he really was a top notch host.The shower in the room...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review on us and Varley House. we are glad that we were able to provide the service that you would have expected from a Guest House, and if ever you are back in North Devon again we would love to see you

United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very friendly host, made us feel very welcome. Lovely view from room although the bathroom was a little small with the smallest hand basin I have ever seen but all extremely clean with nice toiletries. Nice little extras, biscuits, sweets and plenty of tea & coffee. Breakfast good, only available until 9.00, a bit early if you are on holiday.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about Varley House. Yes the bathroom in your room is a little small, but we have investigated ways to make it bigger, but this would detract from the bedroom, so we put in a small basin, so that we could put a decent size Power Shower in, which is normally of good benefit to our...

Greenham
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I arrived on my motorbike and before I had even got off, Rod came out to greet me. Showed me where to park up and then took me inside. Rod was very friendly and showed me the lounge and dining room and even the table I should use for breakfast. I walked in to town for something to eat, and...

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Thank you for the lovely comments that you have made about us and Varley house. It was good to meet you for the 1 night on your trip down to St.Ives, and hope meeting up with your friends was good

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stayed at Varley House the night before my trip to Lundy Island. Varley House will take care of your car during your stay on Lundy and its just a short walk to the boat in the morning. I stayed in the single room which was cosy and comfortable with its own power shower, lovely toiletries and big soft fluffy...

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Thank you for your lovely comments about Varley House. It was good to meet you, and that we were able help you enjoy your time with us.

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A very warm welcome from Rod at the end of a long drive down for a family wedding. We had a quick drink in the bar Rod gave us some good local advice re eateries for later (he was spot on). The room was clean and nicely presented (chocolates on the pillow were a nice touch) The breakfasts were to...

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Thank you for the lovely comments that you have made about us and Varley House. It was good to meet you all, and that we were able to help you enjoy the wedding you attended

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varley House

Address: 13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9QW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: ₹ 5,099 - ₹ 6,436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Varley House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Front of hotel gives best views to the sea.”
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“Room 1 had a great view”
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“All rooms are good.”
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“Don't book the room by the front door which I understand is for disabled guests. It is small!. However this is the one we were given.”
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