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The Olive Branch

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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Ilfracombe, The Olive Branch is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its quaint environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, The Olive Branch makes it easy to enjoy the best of Ilfracombe. As your “home away from home,” the bed and breakfast rooms include a flat screen TV. In addition, The Olive Branch offers free breakfast, which will help make your Ilfracombe trip additionally gratifying. The Olive Branch makes getting online easy, with free wifi. And, as an added convenience, there is paid public parking available nearby. Given the close proximity to Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle (3.5 km), guests of The Olive Branch can easily experience one of Ilfracombe's most popular landmarks. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Emperor's Court, Millenium House Chinese Takeaway, and Bamboo Palace, which are some Chinese restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Best of all, The Olive Branch makes it easy to experience many great Ilfracombe attractions like Verity Statue and Verity, which are some popular monuments and statues.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
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We had the pleasure of staying at the Olive branch for a night, from the start we was made to feel very welcome. The overall cleanliness of the place was outstanding and the superior room where we stayed was massive and very comfortable. The room had all the extras you could
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Booked to stay here for 2 nights on arrival from London 260 miles away told it had gone into liquidation...
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So, we booked two nights. Arrived at 4.45pm and couldn’t get in. Eventually! somebody answered. No greeting of ‘Hi’ just ‘breakfast is between x and x, the rest of the info is in the book’. Room very very dusty. No bathrobe as stated, no slippers. Breakfast was poor to say
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We booked here because we wanted to eat at Thomas Carr's restaurant which is housed in the same building without having to travel any distance afterwards. For that the Olive Branch is very good. We were given good directions (it's not the easiest place to find - take no notice
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My 3rd year staying here before and after my annual visit to Lundy. It’s always a pleasure, the room was clean, well decorated and Kevin was friendly and welcoming as always. The breakfast is high quality and if you stay here I guarantee you will not be disappointed
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Large Superior Room
Ilgracombe Harbour
Top corner room
Top corner room
Very comfortable bed !!
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Hi Roy, parking is available at the bottom of Fore Street, 2 min away, the cost is £3.10p per 24hr, Fore Street being the oldest Street in Ilfracombe is narrow but you can pull up outside and drop your luggage off. Hope this helps, Paul.
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can i get irish cream to drink
yep.
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"Rooms only have a bath but have a mixer tape with a shower head"
"Rooms at the back of hotel have wonderful views of sea front"
"Try the restaurant - it's has a Michelin Star"
"Not good if you have any mobility issues. Nnear the sea front with a slope down to it. But some places to eat and drink near by."
"Steep stairs to top floor but worth the view."
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandIlfracombe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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