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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First Time visit, marvellous, relaxing, calming & comforting. Warm welcome, delightful room with superb views, very comfortable bed, wonderful old world furniture, clean as a pin. This is a family run hotel in beautiful surroundings, you just know the Hassell Family have been doing this for a long time & have it just right. The staff were so helpful &...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We took advantage of the TQ discount offer for Thursday and add in the fact dogs are welcome and its hard to take a dim view . The hotel is to a very high standard and given the fact we had to go in just there standard double (because of the forementioned pooch) it was excellent. Bed was big and...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Our TQ Thursdays, which give a 20% discount to locals is very popular and we are glad you took advantage of it. Delighted you enjoyed the Spa and food as well and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Richard Hassell

Worcester
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in February and found it hard to find fault. The hotel was comfortable and cozy with fab log fires. The staff were friendly and professional. Our room was lovely, well appointed with a super comfy bed and loads of pillows. My only concern was the shower wasn't the best but it was adequate and we...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Delighted you found our beds comfortable - they are all now new throughout the hotel. I'm not sure which room you had, but we are currently putting in six new bathrooms which will make the rooms even better. We do agree that breakfast...

Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Islington Country House yesterday & had the most relaxing few hours in a beautiful spa. The facilities here are great-very stylish- & the spa is a lovely place to wind down. the hydrotherapy pool was my favourite-so relaxing! The staff here are fab-so helpful & friendly & we will definitely be going back. Thanks very much!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was full when we visited which is surprising as it is a bit tucked away in the country. The food is excellent and more than explains why it is so popular. The breakfast is also excellent with the food freshly cooked to order, not the depressing buffet that so many places seem to think is a good idea....

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janner37, Thank you for your review and I am delighted we were a 'surprising find'! Being tucked away and an old building is probably why people do come and stay with us. Having said that, we are only 4 miles from the A38 which makes access good. We appreciate your comments on breakfast as we do strive to make...

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hydrotherapy pool. I could spend hours in there! Relaxing sun beds. Good place to just lie and read a book. Gym is good. Staff need to make sure air con and machines are working. Smoothies are nice. Can't wait to go back!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Post Christmas overnight stay with my husband. The highlight was the evening meal, really yummy and the pianist was a lovely touch. Spa was great and room/bed very comfortable, very friendly staff; I would also say for the amount of money we paid to stay here I would not have expected anything less. My only slight negative comment is that...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Broadclyst, Thank you for your kind words and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always pleasing to read such positive comments about the staff and we share these reviews with them. We've noted your comments on breakfast for vegetarians and shall have a look into this - at least your husband didn't go hungry!...

Stoke Gabriel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is simply wonderful The staff cannot do enough for you The food was amazing very innovative and very reasonable considering it was superb The room was quaint with a lovely antique feel including a bureau with secret draws and nice decor although the bed was extremely uncomfortable. I'm still giving 5 stars though as the spa more than...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rosebud, Thank you for your review and lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves at Ilsington. Our one concern is the comment about the bed as we now have new beds/mattresses throughout the hotel and usually receive great comments about them although you may have stayed prior to the change. Thanks again for taking the time to...

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights and it was the most relaxing weekend. The Spa is second to none. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the food was excellent ...Highly recommended. A great getaway and with Dartmoor on the doorstep it was the perfect weekend

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Wetherby
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights for New Year's Eve. The food was exceptional and very creative. Every night we were spoiled with a variety from the menu. The chef was not afraid to make a combination of different ingredients. The spa is awesome as well. Our only disappointment was the entertainment on New Year's Eve , it was such...

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Richard H, Owner at Ilsington Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kwehlule, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review and we are delighted you enjoyed the food and Spa so much. The two weeks of the festive period are very challenging for all the chefs, not just cooking and presenting the food, but also creating thye menus and ensuring all the produce arrives! They will...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This highly rated country house hotel is set in 11 acres of private land within the boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. Award winning food is served in the main Restaurant whilst the Blue Tiger Inn with its large sun terrace offers more informal dishes of excellent quality. Emphasis is on local produce and homemade creations.Beautiful new Spa opening early 2015 with hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room, gym and indoor pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilsington Country House Hotel

Address: Ilsington Village | Nr Newton Abbot, Ilsington, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9RR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Ilsington
Price Range: ₹ 9,828 - ₹ 13,304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ilsington Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Ilsington Country Hotel
Best Western Newton Abbot
Hotel Ilsington Country
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