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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was my third visit to Darnley, again the service was excellent as usual, both Sue and her Mum made me feel very welcome from the moment you ring the door bell. Excellent room, food and facilities. Highly recommended for any cyclists.

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review and it was lovely to see you again.

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We've just returned from our week long holiday with our little boy and we couldn't have asked for better. Lovely, friendly and welcoming place. The cottage was perfect for us, lovely and cosy, clean and tidy without lots of clutter. We're already working out when we can head back! Thank you so much!

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extremely kind review. We are so glad that you all enjoyed your holiday and it was lovely to see guests who made the best of the weather whatever!! You are most welcome back anytime.

Redruth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Fabulous Victorian hotel, within walking distance of the town and quay. Very peaceful and quiet with lovely grounds. We were on a cycle tour and there was undercover cycle parking, would certainly stay here again.

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - hope you had a good time during the onward journey and did not get too wet - it was a pleasure to meet you all and hope to see you again one day.

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I can only say we wholeheartedly recommend this hidden treasure after staying last week for seven days! Sue and Daphne could not have tried harder to make our stay fabulous! Peace and Quiet - just wonderful! Beautiful breakfasts - spacious accommodation - scrupulously clean. You won't regret your booking! Stunning Gardens! Absolutely Charming!

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review - you were both a delight and great fun and we look forward to seeing you both again.

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Have stayed before so this was our 2nd visit . Having a bad day on arrival,husband broke mirror on car . Sue upgraded our room. Lovely spacious room,clean and tidy . Lovely to just park the car for the weekend and walk . My husband left his cuddly pig ,he was bought for Father's Day many moons ago ,sue kindly...

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

So glad cuddly pig made it home OK - it was great to see you both again, and look forward to seeing you next time. Sue

East England
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We enjoyed a peaceful and relaxing week at Magnolia Cottage in the grounds of The Darnley Hotel. The cottage is basic, clean and comfortable, equipped with all we needed for our stay and its garden and wildlife is a delight - the squirrel gives non-stop entertainment! The beds were particularly comfortable with spotless linen and towels. Overlooking Ilfracoombe, this was...

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind and honest review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hopefully seeing you all again.

Burton on trent
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A short over night stop for a family funeral. We arrived late but this was no issue with the owner, who greeted us on our arrival. We had three rooms all well sized with everything we needed for our stay. Breakfast the following morning was very good, and again everything we wanted was provided, including a request for decafe tea....

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - it was a pleasure to meet you all even in the unfortunate circumstances and so kind that you still felt you could take the time to leave a review.

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Me my husband boys age 5 n 3 and dog stayed in this lovely cottage whithin the hotel grounds for a week .when we arrived we were greeted by sue and shown around our cottage and we had a lovely homemade cake waiting for us and a pot of tea which was a warm n welcome surprise ,The cottage was...

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you all and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2015

just spent a lovely weekend at the Darnley hotel .we were made very welcome when we arrived .we had very good room and the bed was very comfortable .short walk to town . and a very good breakfast .we will hopefully be back next year .

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darncat, Owner at The Darnley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give such a lovely review - see you next year.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2015

A beautiful hotel in lovely grounds just 15 minutes stroll into town cente. The hotel has so much homely charm, something sadly lacking in so many modern hotels these days. We received a warm welcome on arrival and were shown to a very comfortable room on the second floor.The breakfasts were very nice especially the sausages and poached eggs.Thankyou for...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Darnley Hotel

Address: 3 Belmont Road, Ilfracombe EX34 8DR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: £59 - £83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Darnley Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“I have stayed in 2 different rooms, both the room and en-suite were excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles robertbN9906IQ, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choice of SIngle, Twin Double and Family rooms. 3 floors so ask for one on a lower floor for the elderly.”
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