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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A 50 miles cycle ride in the rain got us to score hotel,the welcome from Roger was very warm and friendly.. Our trip was out of full season and we were the only residents to be staying on that weekend ! Our room was very pleasant and kitted out as usual.. The hotel is a grand large house,with nicely decorated...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

jenny and roger are very welcoming. Score Valley is a very peaceful and quiet place. the room was large we had a bath and the bed was comfortable, we had a lovely view of the garden where you may see deers and i saw Bambi on my last day there as he was quite shy. The breakfast is excellent and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Jennie and Roger are wonderful hosts making you feel very welcome in their character packed with history house. Very quiet and peaceful sorroundings! I'd definitely recommend their lovely hotel to however seek for pleasant and relaxing visit!

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered this hotel a few years ago and always try to get booked in when visiting North Devon. We particularly like its location, not being slap in the middle of Ilfracombe it is easy to get to both Ilfracombe and Woolacombe and anywhere else really without the traffic chaos of being down in the town. The wifi at the...

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind feedback and observations. It is always a pleasure for us to welcome you both back.

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

we booked direct with the hotel at £94 per night for 4 nights for room 8, the room was large with 2 reclining chairs tv and fridge, the bathroom also large and with a bath was super . We noted on our first night that there was only 1 biscuit for 2 of us there was no soap provided in...

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

It was very painful to read this as clearly some errors were made for which we are extremely sorry. We do not employ any staff and try to engender a friendly, approachable atmosphere here so we are particularly saddened to find that after a four day stay chatting happily each day including a cheery farewell in the carpark you should...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I used Ilfracombe as a base for walking parts of the coastal path, and I stayed here for a fortnight in Room 1, the single en-suite. Spotless, roomy, comfortable, well-appointed, quiet. Very friendly, helpful owners, excellent breakfasts, easy parking and the sound of bird song. It is a lovely old building with interesting gardens full of wildlife, and the 45...

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very generous feedback. I am sure you cannot imagine how much this means to us. This is truly what makes doing this a pleasure.

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately after looking forward to coming here for nearly 8 months it was a rather large let down. Shabby damp extremely dated very basic hotel regardless of age. Stained bedding and stained chairs in room. So gutted i cant even be bothered to comment any further. Grim......

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Dear Mark, You appear you have gone to great lengths to photograph a phenomenon most of us refer to as 'condensation' not 'damp' and to crawl around the floor to picture marks on a valance sheet in a room being occupied by an aged Staffy. This does seem rather excessive for a two night stay booked in January, we are...

Swindon
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Place a bit dated but had a friendly feel to it. No complaints about the breakfasts, kept us going for the day. A bit disappointed with Room 3 as the beds creaked and squeaked throughout the night as you turned over, waking us up. At least we got to see plenty of the Olympics through the night. The bathroom attached...

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure you meet you both. We have done our best to describe and photograph Room 3 on all the booking sites so there are no surprises. The bathroom is indeed a short distance across the landing and unfortunately due to the layout of the bathroom it is not possible...

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

room spacious,spotlessly clean throughout,very hospitable hosts,nothing too much trouble and breakfast something to die for,nothing negative to say.we will be back again next year.central base for travelling around the area

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Silverdale, Washington
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Adult daughter and my husband and I stayed for 3 nights, used hotel as a base to visit North Devon. Very convenient for our needs. Stayed in room 1 single and 6 double. Room were a good size not to crowded. Breakfast was good with good timing. Never saw Jenny but Roger was entertaining. Would visit again if ever that...

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Roger W, Owner at Score Valley Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time in your busy programme to think of us and for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet the three of you. Please be assured that Jenny does not intentionally hide from guests and will 'politely' inform anybody that asks that she is the one who does all the cooking, cleaning...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Score Valley Country House is a licensed guest house set in its own pleasant grounds in a peaceful secluded valley on the edge of Ilfracombe, making it also an ideal base for enjoying the vast sandy beaches of Woolacombe and the Golden Coast or exploring the wonders of Exmoor. A husband and wife team we take pride in the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of our home offering a good nights sleep, a hearty breakfast and are always happy to offer ideas and advice to ensure you get the most from your visit to this beautiful area. We have plenty of free parking. Due to the age of the property and the running streams we suggest that you consider this before bringing very young children. We are pleased to take small/medium dogs in three of our rooms on request. Please check availability of these before booking. Our double rooms are equipped with zip and link beds making us completely flexible to accept single sex groups or couples for walking, golfing or shooting holidays etc. ... more   less 

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Address: St Brannocks Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8NA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: £62 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Score Valley Country House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Don't have Room 3 unless you enjoy going for a walk in the night.”
800janep, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a twin room which was number 4 which was fabulous. Also available as a double room.”
EriolFox, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“First floor room 8 was large with en suite and bonus internet!”
Dazzabu123, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet with similar views”
64junew, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“No phone signal here (I'm on Virgin) and internet very spasmodic - best in the bar area”
Shrimpie07604, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
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