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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had a top room with nice views of the harbour. The room itself was comfortable and well presented with an en suite wet room. Breakfast was outstanding as was dinner in the adjacent Olive Room where Olive Branch guests get a 10% discount on the gourmet menu.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here on few occasions as love to visit Ilfracombe! Location is excellent and within close walking distance to sea front with excellent mountain and sea views and lots of places to go walking and exploring! Paul and Carol are fabulous hosts and made us feel welcome the entire stay. Rooms are large and gorgeous and breakfast is also...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a brief evening last year and vowed to come back. We were totally right to do so... Not only are the rooms spacious, clean and luxuriously comfortable, the owners are friendly, attentive and have a relaxing manner. I think that my long weekend here has been utterly amazing and will be a cherished memory forever. I really...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Was very impressed first and second visits and just wanted to show our appreciation by confirming things haven't changed. Lovely room, very very clean and ours having a great view of Capstan hill. If it ain't broke........

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1Thank windows12
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

can't recommend this place highly enough, Paul and Carol absolutely fabulous hosts this B&B would put some 5 star hotels to shame. Rooms excellent, food excellent location excellent. My only complaint is we weren't there long enough to experience everything Ilfracombe has to offer. Very hilly though so get yourselves fit before you go, the walks are to die for.

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Thank Roy F
Stourbridge
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I stay at the Olive branch every year and cannot fault it. Paul and Carol are very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. The breakfast is perfect with plenty of choice. The location is also excellent. I would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we only spent one night in this super guest house as we were on our way to Lundy, every thing was top notch. We are planning to return in June, can not wait, the rooms are great with a beautiful sea view and the bath was so relaxing. We ate in the down stairs restaurant which was fine dining...

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Thank William H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We visited The Olive Branch last week, we spent the week end and wished it could have been longer, the room was great it had a very large en suite with great views of the Harbour, the room had wonderful views of the sea, breakfast was amazing, such a choice, I had local smoked fish. All in all a great...

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Thank 21Katie_08
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

What a great B&B. The hosts were welcoming and attentive, nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast was cooked to perfection and the presentation was very good. What a nice friendly family run business. Its location make it great for the town. The rooms were spotless. My party opted for the two largest rooms and I couldn't fault them. Both...

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Thank lee r
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

A friendly welcome, first weekend of the new season. Whole place has been completely upgraded and it certainly looked it. Room at the top had great views and was very spacious. Only 100m from centre of town so everything was convenient. Breakfast was excellent and the linked restaurant was 5*. Very recommended.

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Additional Information about The Olive Branch

Address: 56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $121 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Olive Branch 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Go for the large superior.”
garyo385, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the harbour”
58jos1957, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 5 and it is superb”
H687NBbrianp, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 at top floor has a view of the harbour.”
stabreim, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was fantastic”
Daviesgd, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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