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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Having already booked with Just Go, I was a little worried to read a couple of pretty awful reviews but decided to make up my own mind. The hotel is a bit dated but the staff were welcoming, the rooms clean, the beds comfortable and the food was very good (not too much choice but well cooked and presented). There...

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3Thank Sheila N
Eastern England
Reviewed 29 September 2016

"Tired and dated" describes it well - it was ok, not more. It was clean, bed linen crisp, loads of tea/coffee in room - but no biccies or toiletries! Staff were pleasant an friendly. As we were a coach party, mealtimes felt a bit holiday-camp-ish; plates dished up high but I'd prefer e.g. vegetables served in bowls on the table....

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2Thank Polestar46
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My wife an I had a very good weekend stayed here for three nights and the location is good, lots to see and do, nice and relaxing, very helpful staff in all areas of this hotel. The staff are not related but their is a family feel to the way the hotel is presented, which is very good.

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1Thank michaelcollard
Bedfordshire
Reviewed 14 September 2016

On arrival we were told to queue up for our room keys. When we got to the front of the queue we were told that we needed to come back later and go and have your dinner first or you wont get any this applied to all of about 12 of us. Imagine how we all felt as we had...

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4Thank chappy_9
Birmingham
Reviewed 11 September 2016

When we arrived, yes the comments were fairly accurate, tired and dated. staff were friendly and welcoming. the rooms again are tired and dated, but clean and good supply of hot water, clean bedding, our bathroom looked fairly new, shower,flooring and tiles. we were part of a group of 10 and we all found the same. The food was not...

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1Thank suzyb56
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The worst hotel please don't go there it was very uncomfortable and as for the food it was awful only had the breakfast a full English what a laugh it was cold just awful the next table which had 10 people on it were having a competition on who had the softest eggs they were rock hard we booked two...

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1Thank jaynekinggett
Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Arrived on seven night stay dining room not in use dined in the entertainment room .not very comfortable. TV in bedroom very old water dripped though ceiling after heavy shower on to our bed. hotel needs a lot of attention

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1Thank 204seagull
Rugby Warwickshire
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We Stayed here on a Booked Trip through Harry Shaw for 2 nights upon arrival was able to check in straight away although could tell the moment we walked in the hotel was somewhat dated décor not to my personal taste but that's just me and it reflected in the facilities aswell we checked into our room which was ok...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

In this hotel, it seems a luck of the draw to how modern your room is. We had two rooms, a double and a double single, one of the rooms had a modernish tv but the bathroom was dated. However, in the double single room it had a old crt tv with a modernish bathroom. I do however have concerns...

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Thank Nathat23
Reviewed 16 August 2016

terrible food. room was not a double but a single with a double bed. windows were welded tight with gloss paint. could not open them on what was a very hot night. manager would not move us as he said he had nothing left. however we now know that the whole top floor was only occupied by one couple. plus...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at Devon Bay Hotel. Its Stately Victorian exterior fully compliments the stylish and characteristic interior, blending old and new styles to create a unique and exciting environment. Our large and airy restaurant looks out to the front of the hotel, serving freshly prepared breakfast and dinner every day. We also have a large bar and comfortable lounge areas, which are great to sit and enjoy a drink and relax. The Devon Bay Hotel is ideally located in the bustling centre of Ilfracombe, minutes from the cliff tops and beautiful sandy beach, meaning guests have everything they need within walking distance. Our aim at Devon Bay Hotel is to ensure that your stay with us is pleasurable. You will always receive a friendly warm welcome, whether you are visiting us for lunch or dinner, a function or an overnight stay. Whether business or pleasure, why not make the Devon Bay Hotel first on your list of new venues to visit - we look forward to welcoming you. Step outside and you are on the Promenade with its many shops, cafes, and the Landmark Theatre complex. Open all year around, we offer Christmas and New Year Packages and our nightly entertainment ensures that your visit to the Devon Bay Hotel will be enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Devon Bay Hotel

Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AF, England (Formerly Grosvenor Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $62 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Devon Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Grosvenor Hotel Ilfracombe
Devon Bay Hotel Ilfracombe
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
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