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“Excellent stay”
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The Devonian
Ranked #4 of 32 Douglas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Excellent stay”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

From the moment we arrived nothing was too much trouble. We had the warmest welcome and everything was explained very clearly to us, particularly the parking arrangements. We had requested a room not on the top floor and were very happy with our first floor room which was very clean, light and airy, as was the en-suite shower room.

We did encounter a couple of very minor problems which in no way detracted from our excellent choice of accommodation and the owner was more than happy for us to let him know about anything not quite in working order. These problems were resolved in an instant.

We'd already read reviews on The Devonian and the excellent breakfast served and we weren't disappointed. During our 3 night stay we had a different breakfast each morning which lasted us for the whole day till we ate out in the evening. Would definitely recommend this B&B to anyone travelling to the Isle of Man and we would have no hesitation in coming back here again. In fact, we can't wait! Excellent value for money. Well done The Devonian.

Room Tip: Our first floor double room was at the back which was quiet but not a great view but then we were on...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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East Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

the owners are lovely and nothing is too much trouble for them. nice rooms, always lovely and warm. good location, handy for shops/pubs but also good road links to get to other parts of the island. this will be my first choice if I ever return to the iom!!

Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

I arrived in Douglas on the evening of Saturday 12 October and received the warmest, friendliest welcome.

My room was immaculate, and had everything that I needed.

Each morning, I was spoilt for choice, with everything from full English to jam pancakes with summer fruit and honey, (thoroughly recommended)!
Kevin would chat to me each day about my progress on the coastal walk, football, work, and life in general.

The service from start to finish was exceptional, and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending The Devonian to all visitors.
Top marks all round!!

PS
If you're the energetic type, you must try the coastal walk, but don't forget the blister plasters!!

  • Stayed October 2013
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 October 2013 via mobile

I stayed in the Devonian with a friend for 6 nights. We found Kevin very friendly and welcoming, he was also very knowledgeable about the island and readily shared his knowledge. The room which had twin beds was small and at the back of the house and was very quiet. We missed comfortable chairs, however Kevin suggested using one of the tables from the dining room which we did in the mornings for reading and quiet time. We had a very positive experience of breakfast in the Devonian - a choice of fruit juices and cereals and a good range of options on the main courses - we tried various ones - all very good but settled on the pancakes with berries which we rated as excellent. The thin pancakes were beautiful and fresh summer berries to accompany them made a wholesome breakfast.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Had a wonderful week in the IOM. The B&B is in the perfect location for access to all the amenities you could desire for a weeks holiday. Kevin organised our Taxi from the airport which was a blessing as we were late arriving and would never have found transport in the dark! One tiny negative; we do try to save the planet but as there was no heat on we were unable to dry the towels and had clean ones daily. And, yes Mick, we found the golf clubs in the church window!

Room Tip: We had 2nd floor front room which we didn't find noisy, over looking the Villa Marina car park.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Kos Town
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Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Devonian the second week in september Kevin Mick and Nikki were polite helpful professional and very pleasant, had a great time and food was excellent. We enjoyed our stay very much. All the staff were knowledgeable and informative about the area and never too busy to help, we are looking forward to another short visit as soon as we can.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

This is a well run and comfortable B&B near the Villa Marina. In recent years we had stayed at the airport hotel and would have done this year but for the fact that they had increased their charges by 36% over the last time we went, so we checked the tripadvisor reviews and decided to stay at The Devonian. We are pleased we stayed there as the room was clean and comfortable with a newly refurbished en-suite bathroom. We were on the 2nd floor at the back, so whilst there was no view and it was a little dark it was very quiet at night. The proprietor, Kevin, was very welcoming. The breakfasts were superb and gluten free bread was provided for my partner. The Devonian is handy for the theatre, the shopping centre and the restaurants. It is a very good B&B.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Devonian
Address: 4 Sherwood Terrace, Broadway, Douglas IM2 4EN
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #4 of 32 B&Bs / Inns in Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 18
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