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The Harbour Lights Coastal Guesthouse

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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

A great hotel, fantastic friendly staff, great food and very clean. We could not ask for more the staff will even phone you on the day just to ensure you can find your way to the hotel. Top top service and would recommend to anyone for a quiet break

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2015

A first time visitor to Ilfracombe may find this hotel hard to find due to the one-way system but this is a real "hidden" gem. It is moments walk away from the harbour and very handy for the Lundy ferry. Once you are aquainted with Ilfracombe, finding your way around is straightforward and there is a good value long-stay car...

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Stafford
Reviewed 22 May 2015

After a horrid experience with our first accommodation choice, we called up the hotel and were greeted with a warm reception. The owners were absolutely lovely and so helpful. They were quite open about the numerous steps to the room and the potential noise from the pub opposite which was helpful. It was my birthday on the Saturday and Ruth...

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Thank Beenaboo
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We arrived at the hotel and was greated with a smile by 'Nick' who was the owners son. He was very helpful and as the hotel doesnt have parking advised us of the best place to park which was in the long stay carpark 5 mins walk away from the hotel. We were put in room '9' which was right...

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Thank Karen M
Reviewed 28 April 2015

In case you're wondering why I've given it a title from Cbeebies Seseme Street puppet show; it's because of our 3 year old. This Victorian hotel is nothing like my son has ever stopped in before, and he declared we were stopping at the Furchester Hotel. I'll try to explain.... The positioning of this hotel is perfect. We were retuning...

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Thank HolBunny
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2015

a very friendly we'll run small family hotel , the owners deserve every bit of praise from the trip advisor reviews , lovely and clean , great breakfast ,and would recommend using the restaurant for a evening meal You made our stay for my daughters wedding so very special Thank you again Martin ,Tracy, Tom Chris ,Anna ,mum and dad

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Thank mmowlam385
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I found this guest house to be a bit of a curate’s egg. Being positive, breakfast was very good and served in the restaurant, which serves reasonable fare at lunch time and in the evenings at reasonable prices. The owners were more than helpful and friendly and gave the impression that they would help out a guest if they got...

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4Thank Ewen028
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2014

The BEST thing about this place is the owners. They are friendly, helpful and would do anything to make your stay enjoyable. This is so nice to have while on a short holiday break, so thank you for that. The harbour lights also opens as a restuarant in the evening. We have eaten here three times now, and the food...

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1Thank Neeka L
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2014

With all the glowing reports this hotel has received the owners had a lot to live up to. But they did pretty well. They've got a beautiful little hotel in a stunning location and the welcome they offer is personal and genuine. It's the only time I've been taken on a tour of all the vacant rooms and told take...

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Thank Rob E
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2014

A very pleasent guest house with rooms above the restaurant and situated very close to the harbour, pubs, restaurants and the relatively opened Wetherspoons. The rooms were fine, tastefully decorated, clean with a good supply of toiletries and coffee and tea. The owners obviously take note of guest comments. An earlier report stated rooms were noisy (not ours in September)...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harbour Lights is a family run B&B situated in the heart of Ilfracombe's Heritage Harbour on the spectacular North Devon Coast. Built in 1895 as a small Victorian hotel The Harbour Lights has nine en-suite letting rooms. The Harbour Lights is owned and operated by the resident proprietors so you are assured of a warm welcome and personal service at all times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harbour Lights Coastal Guesthouse

Address: 26 Broad Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9BL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $92 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Harbour Lights Coastal Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“No lift, so best to go with a first floor room, but then you'll lose a good view”
 of 5 bubbles andrewmD4849KJ, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It seems that the top front room has the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles The_Wanderer58, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Great location, good breakfast, friendly staff, good price”
 of 5 bubbles wiolaw800, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor large double with sea views, can be a bit noisy with the two pubs close by but earplugs are supplied.”
 of 5 bubbles Geoff_Skittles, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Higher up may be best.”
 of 5 bubbles corbo2015, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
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