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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Olive Branch for two nights in August. The B and B is in a perfect central location in Ilfracombe. There is no parking on site but we dropped off our bags by parking in a loading bay just outside and checking in. Paul then kindly gave us a map to show where the parking was and...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Situated on fore st on the way down to the harbour in the centre of Ilfracombe the Olive Branch is a welcome stopover on the north coast of Devon. Our hosts welcomed us with drinks and biscuits. Our room was at the top of the building some three flights of stairs up. If you have problems walking make sure you...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

A fantastic four night stay at the Olive Branch. From the moment we arrived we felt at home. The owners were friendly, helpful and full of local knowledge - from restaurant advice to local sights they knew it all! We stayed in the deluxe room which was enormous and had a fantastic view of the sea along with a great...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We booked into this Guest House because it is only a ten minute walk from The Tunnels Beaches where we were attending a Wedding. We stayed for three nights in room 1 which is at the top of the building. There were a fair few stairs to climb so it would not be suitable for the disabled guest. There is...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I cannot fault this Bed and Breakfast. Our room was large, well decorated, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was first class. The owners are very friendly and even the dog is cute! There is a restaurant below the B&B, but we did not eat there, so can't comment. We only stayed one night, but would definitely stay again.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights in room 5 to attend a wedding. The owners were warm and friendly. The room was a lovely size, very clean and the bed extremely comfy. The sea views were amazing. Breakfast in the morning was also great. Would definitely recommend and go back there - it's an ideal location for exploring ilfracombe :-)

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely little BnB, and it was faultless. We had a great room with everything that you could need. You couldnt meet nicer owner's and they were very attentive. Breakfast was delicious and we would most definitely stay again. Thanks for having us!

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Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Enjoyed a night at The Olive Branch. Small but beautifully decorated and fantastically clean room with very comfy beds at the top of the house gave us a fantastic rooftop view towards Ilfracombe harbour. Breakfast was generous and good quality. Owners really friendly and knowledgeable about North Devon's attractions. Will definitely return.

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this little gem in the heart of Ilfracombe. The room was spacious and very clean. The jacuzzi bath was lovely and very welcomed. The owners are super friendly and always on hand to give tourist advice. The breakfast was delicious and also a great selection to choose from. We will definitely return to the Olive Branch and next...

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Brunswick, Georgia
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Stopping along the West Coast Path at this Bed and Breakfast was an unexpected delight. The view from our room was splendid, the food excellent and the location perfect for exploring this interesting port city.

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Address: 56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $123 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Olive Branch 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for a room with a view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 58jos1957, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 5 and it is superb”
 of 5 bubbles H687NBbrianp, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 at top floor has a view of the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles stabreim, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles Daviesgd, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had the superior room which had a view of the sea, but if you want a good view out of your window, opt for the large superior double room”
 of 5 bubbles 363claret, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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