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    The Darnley Hotel sleeping up to 0 guests

    At a Glance6 en-suite rooms
    Award-winning grounds

    Private wooded path to the High St
    Off road parking to the frontMeeting space (up to 25)
    Excellent ReviewsAbout The Darnley Hotel

    An independent hotel in the heart of Ilfracombe, The Darnley Hotel is set within award-winning grounds and has been rated Good or Excellent by reviewers.  The seafront and town centre are only a short stroll away, and the hotel has its own private wooded path, illuminated at night, which leads directly down to the High Street.  Parking facilities for cars and bicycles is onsite and we're just a short distance from the the Tarka Trail and the South West Coast Path. 

    We've recently embarked on a series of upgrades and investments to The Darnley which was built in 1921 and retains many original features.  In-house facilities include a licensed bar and restaurant serving home-cooked evening meals, and the hotel is perfect for all kinds of functions with a choice of meeting, event and dining spaces available seating up to 25 people.

    Guest Rooms

    Six all en-suite rooms are suitable for families, couples and single occupancy.  Dog friendly rooms and two ground floor accessible rooms are also available.  Choose from our selection of double and twin rooms, a superior double with a king-size sleigh bed and our premier four poster bedroom ideal for couples and romantic breaks. 

    Two third floor family rooms include a standard and a large family room both with a double bed, 2 singles and 1 cot.

    Room facilities include:-

    En-suites with showers, complimentary toiletries, electric shaver points, heated towel rails and towels.
    Refreshment trays with tea and coffee making facilities.
    Cosy central heating.
    Full length mirrors.
    Trouser press.
    Bed linen and duvet.
    Alarm clocks.
    Flat screen TV.
    All rooms are non-smoking.
    Cots are available on request.Food & Drink

    A delicious and varied breakfast menu is included in booking featuring a full English breakfast, vegetarian breakfast, scrambled egg on toast, fruit juice, yoghurts and cereals.  Continental options include freshly baked croissants, marmalade and jams, as well as tea and coffee. 

    Relax in our licensed well stocked bar and enjoy delicious cuisine in our hotel restaurant.  We grow our own vegetables within the grounds in our restored Victorian walled kitchen garden, and source local meats, cheeses and ingredients where possible. 

    Patio doors open out to the garden from the dining room and guests are welcome to enjoy pre-dinner drinks al fresco on warmer days.  We endeavour to cater for special diets with advance notice.

    Browse sample breakfast and dinner menu examples on our website.


    Pets are welcome - please let us know in advance if you are bringing your dog with you.  A small charge applies per night for dogs except assistance dogs who stay free. 

    A list of dog friendly beaches is available from reception and the hotel affords easy access onto the Tarka Trail and the South West Coast Path, and into the Exmoor National Park.

    FunctionsFlexible spaces for small functions and private dining, configured to suit your own event and group size. 
    The Dining room is ideal for training sessions, board meetings and presentations, holding up to 25 guests seated.
    Social events and celebrations are also welcome in The Dining room which can be set up to include a large space for dancing or other activities along with the hotel's well stocked bar.
    Small functions and meetings can be accommodated in our lounge area offering a more informal setting, with an 8 seater table and comfortable sofa seating.Additional Information/ FacilitiesGuest lounge on the ground floor.
    Bike storage space and drying facilities.
    Dining room and bar on the lower ground floor with access out to the garden.
    Fairly level garden accessible off the car park.
    Car park to the front of the hotel.
    Private wooded pathway leading down to the High Street, illuminated at night.Local Area

    Ilfracombe and the North Devon Coast offers a variety of attractions and activities.  Walkers and cyclists are warmly welcomed with the coast path and popular inland trails like the Tarka Trail just footsteps from the hotel's door. 

    Pick up boat trips across to off-shore Lundy Island from Ilfracombe Harbour or head off and explore the Exmoor Heritage Coast and National Park. 

    Keen golfers will find a selection of local first class golf courses nearby at Ilfracombe, Saunton and Westward Ho!  Horse riding is also available locally and nearby Woolacombe and Croyde beaches are popular with families and surfers.

    Bed and Breakfast
    Close to Beach
    Close to Golf Course
    Close to Shops
    Conference & Meeting Rooms
    Evening Meals
    Four Poster Bed
    Function Room
    Ground Floor Room/s
    Group Holidays
    Historic Romantic
    Licensed Bar
    Pet Friendly
    Weekend Breaks

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