Runnacleave RoadEX34 8ARIlfracombeUnited Kingdom
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About Carlton

Conveniently located close to the Ilfracombe Harbour and a short drive from Woolacombe Beach and Barricane Beach, Carlton Ilfracombe is a large Victorian Hotel that was originally built in 1850.

All 48 rooms have a phone, coffee maker, private bathroom, hairdryer, and a flat-screen TV. A direct dial phone and a hospitality tray are available.

Carlton Ilfracombe features an elevator, bar/lounge, free parking on-site, free Wi-Fi, and a reception area. Other amenities include conference and meeting rooms. The hotel hosts weddings, Christmas celebrations, and other private events.

The hotel restaurant uses a variety of local suppliers and serves a full English breakfast, a light lunch, and dinner. Room service and an extensive wine list are also available. There is full waiter service and background music in the restaurant.

Nearby attractions include the Exmoor National Park, lfracombe Golf Club, Barnstaple, Bicclescombe Park, and lfracombe museum.


Runnacleave Road, EX34 8AR, Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1271)862446 | Fax: +44(1271)865379 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Massage


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Delicious breakfast

Many guests say that the breakfast is great and has a huge variety to choose from, commenting that restaurant staff are attentive and fast. Others note that the restaurant is spacious with plenty of seats available and the prices are budget friendly.

Helpful staff

Most guests report that the hotel owners are friendly and staff members are helpful, saying that employees at the front desk are always available and the maid service cleans the rooms every day. Others report that the hotel management is very professional with the organization of celebrations and events.

Free parking

Many guests appreciate that the hotel has free on-site parking, commenting that parking spots for guests are available at all times.

Negative Reviews

No Wi-Fi in rooms

Several guests report that there is no Internet connection in rooms, noting that free Wi-Fi is available only in the reception area. Others say that the new management has plans for renovation, including the Wi-Fi upgrade.

Property a bit out-dated

Some guests note that the property is a bit out-dated and calls for renovation, saying that the reception area is very tired-looking, and the dining room could use some remodelling. Others report that the corridor needs fresh paint on the walls.

Hot rooms and shower problems

Several guests report that the rooms are warm and difficult to ventilate, noting that the windows do not open much and there is no fresh air. Others suggest adding air conditioning to the room amenities. Some guests feel that there are water pressure problems at times in the showers and that they could use updating as well.

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 291 reviews