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Carlton Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Open all year round, independently owned and managed. The Carlton is conveniently positioned to access the harbour, seafront, Tunnels beaches and further afield in North Devon. With a great all day food offer, locally sourced ingredients, room service, brilliant breakfast and local beers. Guest rooms are refurbished deluxe standard or classic decor. All rooms are en suite, have flat screen TV, WiFi throughout, hospitality trays, lift to all floors. Events, celebrations, weddings, business meetings are all professionally handled in our brand new fully equipped spaces. Above all our team will ensure your stay in North Devon is exceptional.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Hotel links
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Full view
89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
38Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
17Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
This hotel keeps growing and growing. So much has changed since we first visited and now my daughter always wants an upgraded room. Not only the fabric of the building has changed but what they offer. The restaurant is now open all day and they serve absolutely fabulous food
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Response from Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your very generous review Claire, we are delighted you return again and again and hope to welcome you for may years to come - Michael R
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Hotel's Favourite
The Carlton offers a great personalised welcome. After a long trip from London it was great to get a coffee on arrival. The hotel accommodation is top notch, newly refurbished and offering every comfort. The hotel is dog friendly (like most hotels in Devon). We ate in hotel on
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Response from Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel
Responded 21 Nov 2018
Thank you Rory for such a resounding review, we are delighted you enjoyed the experiencwe and we hope to welcome you again very soon - Michael R
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Lovely stay. Warm, friendly staff and service. Lovely, comfortable & nicely decorated rooms & amenities. Breakfast was very good. Centrally located with easy access to all local attractions. Would definitely stay again.
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Response from Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Great to hear you will stay again Katherine and thank you for taking time to review. All the very best for a fantastic 2019, may if bring you and yours health, wealth & happiness - Michael R
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Very many thanks to Michael, Eliot and all the wonderful staff at the Carlton for a really great New Year break. Staff are friendly and great fun, while remaining professional. The food has been excellent every time we have stayed and this visit was the same. The beds are
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Response from Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you Rosemary for the great endorsement and continued loyalty, your comments make it all worthwhile and we hope to welcome you back again really soon - Michael R
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Our second stay at The Carlton. It really is a lovely hotel that has welcoming staff, and I have to say, one of the best hotels I have stayed in. Lovely room, lovely breakfast, fab staff. We had a family room which was more than adequate for two adults and two children. It is
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Response from Michael R, Owner at Carlton Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for the great review and your continuing loyalty, we hope to welcome you for many years to come and all the very best for 2019 - Michael R
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Hi. We have a gym that includes 4 pieces of cardio kit (pro grade) plus mats / benches / weights and kettle bells. We don't have a sauna / steam room this year, but have plans for this. We do offer treatments and therapies in room. Thank you for your qeury.
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Good Morning, There is a lift to all floors but be aware of steps to ground floor rooms. Unfortunately there are no deluxe single rooms available as yet. We look forward to welcoming you to the hotel - Michael R
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Hello John. Thanks for your question. We are refurbishing (not demolishing) 7 out of our 44 bedrooms. This area of work is on the 1st floor and cordoned off from guests. Any significant work occurs between 10h & 16h during the weekday only so you won't experience any work on the Saturday / Sunday planned stay. As I write there is a small skip to the hotel frontage which is being used for waste materials from the building works. All of our facilities, bar, brasserie, library, lounges and so on are available with no disruption to guests at all. We are very close to the start point of the Coast to Coast route, as you probably know, and frequently host cyclists. We have secure storage for bikes away from the car park plus adequate drying facilities should it be wet. If you wish to speak to us about the works or have any other concerns please call me on 01271 862446 or 07718 936469. And if you book direct with us we can offer a great deal on dinner inclusive rates for the Saturday. I hope that this has answered your query and that we can look forward to you staying with us in October. Best Eliot
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I don't really know but you can ask the hotel 😊
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Check-in is usually 1500 however if we have the room available we will of course give access to it. Alternatively, we may store luggage until the room is prepared, so you may enjoy the joys of Ilfracombe.
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"The premier rooms are the ones which have been upgraded but the other rooms are still super."
"pay for an upgraded room"
"We were very happy with room 200."
"Ask for one of the newly refurbished rooms."
"Room 108 is extremely spacious and immaculate"
US$79 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandIlfracombe
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