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Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Visited with my husband and parents at the end of April and stayed for 3 nights. There was parking right outside the guest house.The house is beautiful and full of period features.The rooms are spacious and light and everything is spotlessly clean.The beds are very comfortable. The breakfast was great,and everything was cooked to perfection.We were looked after so well...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

What a great little guest house run by a very kind and friendly couple. Nothing was too much trouble for them. The rooms were great with everything you would expect from a quality hotel. Could not fault this place in any way. If you want to stay in the Ilfracombe area get yourself booked in here.

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Service-excellent. The room was full of character, clean, comfortable, generous amount of tea. coffee, horlicks and biscuits. Breakfast- lots of choice. Ilfracombe has a beautiful harbour. Plenty of eating places. Central for visiting lots of the coast in North Devon. Hartland point is a must. Dorchester Guest House would be my first choice of place to stay when next in...

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Dorchester_2011, Owner at Dorchester Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review of our guest house and our lovely town of Ilfracombe

Purton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying here for our 2 nights. Was made to feel so welcome, we felt at ease the whole stay. Absolutely stunning property & lovely bedroom & ensuite. Breakfast was cooked beautifully. Local to beaches/food & neighbouring beaches. We will definitely be staying again later this year but with the kids :)

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Dorchester_2011, Owner at Dorchester Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing again

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We chose this guest house after my sister in law booked her wedding at the tunnels in ilfracombe. We searched online and found this to look the nicest and have the best reviews. I have to say we were extremely happy worth all aspects of our stay heed. The breakfast is lovely and freshly cooked, the beds are very comfy...

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Dorchester_2011, Owner at Dorchester Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write this lovely review. Heidi was no trouble just excited about the occasion. We are glad you found your stay with us so comfortable.

Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The place cannot be faulted ,every thing is spot on from the paint work to the garden ,The place is however not for wheel chair bound people as there are many steps also parking can be a issue ,however there is a side road were cars can be parked ,Julienne &Peter the hosts could not give a more warmer welcome...

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Dorchester_2011, Owner at Dorchester Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. Hope you enjoyed your few days afterwards in Lynton and Lynmouth

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Julienne was a fantastic hostess, great recommendations and a brilliant local knowledge. There was a genuine interest in understanding her customers and if she could accommodate a request, she did. I stayed in a twin double for 4 nights and the room was spacious and and the guesthouse was kept to a very high standard. A beautiful area of the...

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Dorchester_2011, Owner at Dorchester Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, it was great to meet you both and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

When looking to book somewhere to stay for my niece's wedding we found The Dorchester Hotel on-line, It's always a gamble to find somewhere good, but we definitely struck gold with this beautiful B&B. The room (4) was lovely, bright and spotlessly clean. Huge comfy bed and large shower room. The hostess Julienne is a lovely and knowledgeable lady, helping...

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Dorchester_2011, Owner at Dorchester Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you had such a good time

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Booking this guest house for the 1st time through Booking.com Guest house is not for those who have walking problems as there a 18-20 steps up to the front entrance. But is very well run by the very helpful Julienna & Peter. We had a very large ensuite room with mini bar fridge, free wifi and tea/coffee This along with...

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Epping, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Down in Ilfracombe for a family birthday stayed 2 nights at The Dorchester Guest House excellent room (No 1) spacious clean and comfortable bed , fresh breakfast good service good selection honesty bar large lounge with selection of dvd's and board games for those rainy days . Will stay again next time down in Ilfracombe.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dorchester is a tastefully restored Guest House. We have been accredited with a 4 Star Silver Award and a Breakfast Award. We are a short walk from the historic Tunnels Beaches and seafront. We offer Free Parking and Free Wi-Fi throughout.. Ilfracombe's Town Centre, pretty seafront and harbour and historic Tunnels Beaches are a short walk away. The elegant, stylishly furnished rooms at The Dorchester feature Flat Screen TV, DVD Player, hairdryer, generous hospitality tray and a small fridge stocked daily with fresh milk and a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. Guests may also make use of free W-Fi and our new Guest Lounge.Breakfasts are freshly prepared using locally sourced produce, and are served daily in the bright and airy dining room. Recently achieved a Breakfast Award from Visit Britain. Fully licensed, there is a range of wines , beers and spirits available.The beautiful Exmoor National Park is 15 minutes drive away, whilst Ilfracombe Golf Club is just 5 minute drive. The pretty harbour, Blue Flag Tunnels Beaches, restaurants and shops are within walking distance. A bus stop directly outside the guest house can take guests to Barnstaple, Bideford and surrounding areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dorchester Guest House

Address: 59 St. Brannocks Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: ₹ 5,251 - ₹ 6,288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dorchester Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Dorchester Guest House Ilfracombe, Devon
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“All rooms are spotless”
fatboytony, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 had a super king size bed and large shower in the en-suite.”
JennieC33, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 front bay window. Large room and bathroom kingsize bed.”
494Jenny, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 5 at the front. There was little noise from the traffic and the windows opened sufficiently.”
_cjanetaylor, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is large bay window with king size bed, so is room 1, room 4 is two singles all have lovely en suites”
lynda29102016, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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