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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited Ilfracombe in July 2016. Good size rooms and bathrooms. The property is immaculate, clean, quiet and most of all very helpful owner and staff. I can not recommended Varley House enough, can't wait to go back.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about us and Varley house. we look forward to meeting you again when you visit your family

Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stylish bathroom, with clean and comfortable bedroom. Rang when I couldn't find it (was walking, without good map of Ilfracombe - my fault) and was greeted by name! Very good value especially as I was staying alone.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about Varley House. it was good to meet you and help you in your walk of the coast path

Reviewed 21 July 2016

Loved our stay at Varley house, we could only stay 2 nights, but would have loved longer. lovely comfortable room, lovely beds, very nice view, spotlessly clean, great breakfast, Very friendly, thank you Rod, will stay again very soon.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments that you have made about us and Varley House. It was good to meet you both, and we look forward to meeting you again

Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a great sea view from the bedroom, very clean and comfortable with good attention to detail. Good freshly cooked breakfast and car parking included whilst we stayed on Lundy Island, top marks Rod and Helen :-)

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments about us and Varley House. we are glad that we were able to help you enjoy your short break on Lundy Island

Warwickshire
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Comfy bed! Sea view. Cracking breakfast freshly prepared! Quite location. Superb walk just a minutes walk away on nature reserve. Friendly Couple helpful if help wanted! Bar and games room. Quite road with parking on drive or on road. If we go back to Ilfracombe we will defiantly visit Varley House.

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about us and Varley House. if ever you are back in the area again we would love to see you again

Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Only stayed for one night but had a lovely stay. Owners are friendly and helpful (ask about the Countdown trophy in the breakfast room!), breakfast was tasty and well cooked, and you are only a short walk into the harbour (downhill, so you may want a taxi coming back up the hill) - definitely worth a visit. Bed was comfy,...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments about Varley House. it was good to see you both for your brief stay, and hope we helped some way in your enjoyment

Reviewed 19 July 2016

Nice clean bedroom & new bathroom with a good shower. Owner was also very accommodating and helpful. Location was also fairly central with good access to the beach and harbour. Will return when in ilfracombe again 😀

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about Varley House. It was good to meet you all and would love to see you again if your are visiting Ilfracombe

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This guest house is located on the inside corner of Chambercombe Park Road as it winds round to the South, up the hill. It is clearly signposted. Chambercombe Park Road is on the South side of Hillsborough Road (A399) right opposite Ilfracombe Swimming Pool at the Eastern end of the town. It is a couple of miles from the town...

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice comments that you have made about Varley House. Just to let you know we are actually a mile from the centre of the high street, so less than a mile to the harbour and start of the high street. It was nice to meet you both and glad that enjoyed your stay

Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Good bedroom and breakfast and very friendly service. Many thanks for looking after the car for our 3day visit to Lundy Island! Lounge smelled a little damp - maybe the age of the house combined with hash sea air environment?

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varley13, Owner at Varley House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments about Varley house. We did have a damp problem in our bar, which backs of the lounge, and although rectified, it is still drying out, so on damp days do still get a slight smell of damp. mind you on nice days the lounge is a lovely big place to sit with friends and...

Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had a double room on the ground floor wth an excellent shower. All facilities to hand. Very nice room with good view. This room is really good for those who prefer a room downstairs. We had excellent service from our friendly hosts, and a delicious breakfast. Lots of choices from the breakfast too. Nice comfortable lounge and television area...

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Thank you for the lovely comments about Varley House. it was good to meet all of your party, and to be able to help in your stay to celebrate the 80th birthday party

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Varley House was built at the turn of the 20th Century for Officers recuperating from the Boer War. Hence we have grand rooms with high ceilings which make your stay even more pleasant than you expected. We have a spacious lounge where you can sit and chat, play games, or just read whilst enjoying a drink purchased from our bar.This is a nice quiet establishment ideally suited for the coastal path for walkers, opposite Hillsborough Nature reserve, and a good stopping point for those wanting to travel to Lundy island. Also all of our rooms have a stunning view of our local scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varley House

Address: 13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe EX34 9QW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $100 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Varley House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“When booking ask for a Sea view room.”
 of 5 bubbles rosm711, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nice warm very clean”
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“Front of hotel gives best views to the sea.”
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 of 5 bubbles mtsportsturf, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 had a great view”
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“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles carrielevett, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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